Style + Shopping: April 3-9


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RAAS: Local Market spotlights its female makers in a special event this weekend.

Courtesy RAAS

Stephanie Lake Design 48-Hour Anniversary Sale:

Save on one-of-a-kind jewelry handcrafted from rare and antique source materials by local designer Stephanie Lake during her two-day sale. Select items are on sale for two days only, in honor of her one-year anniversary at Mona Williams boutique at the Mall of America. Plus, past clients can take advantage of her sliding-scale thank-you sale-for every $1,000 spent over the past year, take 10 percent off any non-sale design ($1,000 = 10% off, $5,000 = 50% off). Ends Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. online at stephanielakedesign.com. Sale prices are not reflected online. View sale items and details on how to purchase at facebook.com/stephanielakedesign.

Celebrating 8 Years of C'est Chic:

Longtime North Loop boutique, C'est Chic, celebrates eight years of business with a weekend of events. On Thursday, take in a free fashion seminar about spring and summer trends in European fashion and receive 10 percent off (some exclusions apply). RSVP to pps@cestchicboutique.com to reserve your spot. Then on Saturday, celebrate the store with treats, hourly specials, drawings, bonus loyalty points, and a free Beautycounter seminar. Space is limited for the 1 p.m. seminar; RSVP at chestchicbeautycounter.eventbrite.com. Fashion seminar: Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Party: Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. @ C'est Chic Boutique, 210 N. 2nd St., Minneapolis, cestchicboutique.com

Bodega LTD. Stylist's Guide Launch at the Foundry:

The Foundry Home Goods hosts a party to help launch the recently published book, Bodega LTD.: A Stylist's Guide to Minneapolis + St. Paul. In the guide, Bodega LTD., a creative firm founded by Liz Gardner and Josef Harris, highlights their favorite spots around the Twin Cities. Join them for beverages by Brody Howard and Adam Gorski of Young Joni for socializing and learn more about the publication. Copies will be available for purchase. Thursday from 5–8 p.m. @ The Foundry Home Goods, 322 W. 48th St., Minneapolis, thefoundryhomegoods.com 

CJC@HOME Spring Farmhouse Market:

Carver Junk Company's CJC@HOME series brings the retailer's collection of vintage, refurbished, and farmhouse-style furniture and décor into a new-construction home for a weekend shopping experience. Everything in the house, including the house itself, will be available for purchase. The home, located in Victoria, will showcase new and classic design trends for every room and will be restocked throughout the weekend along with giveaways for Carver Junk gift cards and merchandise. Early-bird tickets include first-chance shopping of the home plus back-stock inventory in the garage, a swag bag, beverages, and snacks. Tickets range from $5 to $15 the rest of the weekend and are available at cjcathome.com. Friday from 6-8 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m.–noon @ Victoria (address given with ticket purchase), carverjunkcompany.com

Spring Artisan Wedding Ring Event at Max's:

Fine jewelry boutique, Max's, hosts its first-ever artisan wedding ring event. Between April 6 and April 21, more than 250 rings from over 15 of the store's jewelry artists, including Anne Sportun, Todd Reed, and Paul Morelli, will be available at 20 percent off. Styles range from classic elegance to edge luxe, and all are handcrafted by expert jewelry artisans. Visit stylebymax.com to view a selection of rings featured in the event. April 6–21 @ Max's, 3826 Grand Way, St. Louis Park

Snack Sip Shop Eyewear Event:

Designed by Japanese designer Kenzo Takada, Masunaga sunglasses and optical frames combine vintage-inspired elements with fashion-forward design. WOOW Eyewear is a new brand from high-end, French optical company Face à Face, featuring acetate and metal frames and playful designs. Shop, sip, and save on handcrafted eyewear from both brands during this one-day sale, plus enjoy giveaways and prizes. Friday from 3-7 p.m. @ Look + See Eye Care, 225 Man St. SE., Minneapolis, lookandseeeyecare.com

Still Kickin & Bodies by Burgoon Charity Workout:

Join Still Kickin and Bodies by Burgoon for a day of wellness. Take a spin class or boot camp workout from Torque Cycling and Bodies by Burgoon, enjoy wellness and nutrition seminars, and finish the afternoon off with food and drink from Chef to Go by Wandering Kitchen and Green Bee Juicery. And shop a pop-up with Still Kickin gear-all proceeds benefit a different Still Kickin hero each month. To attend, sign up for a class via Eventbrite. Saturday from 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m. @ Bodies by Burgoon, 1620 Central Ave. NE. #134, Minneapolis

Style Edina Fashion Show:

See the best in Edina fashion at this annual showcase featuring looks from boutiques at 50th & France, Galleria, and Southdale Center. The fashion show will be styled and emceed by Jodi Mayers, a stylist for Twin Cities Live and Ridgedale Center, along with KSTP-TV news anchor Megan Newquist. The pair will offer spring trend highlights and styling tips. The afternoon also includes pop-up shopping, mimosas, and brunch, and ticket proceeds will benefit the Edina Community Foundation's Connecting with Kids program. Visit exploreedina.com for tickets. Saturday from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. @ The Westin Edina, 3201 Galleria, Edina

Grethen House Bunny Days Sale: 

Every spring around Easter, women's designer fashion boutique Grethen House hosts its Bunny Days scratch-off sale. In-store customers can scratch off a coupon card at the register for a surprise 20 to 50 percent off their entire purchase. Online shoppers can enter the code BUNNYDAYS2018 at checkout for 20 percent off their purchase. One coupon per customer; some exclusions apply. Saturday through April 15 @ Grethen House Edina (4930 France Ave. S.) and Grethen House North Loop (212 3rd Ave. N., Minneapolis), and online @ grethenhouse.com

Javier Simorra Fashion Show Fundraiser:

View the spring collection from Barcelona-based women's clothing line, Javier Simorra, at this fashion show fundraiser for The Show Gallery Lowertown. Following the show, shop the collection at discounted prices, plus enjoy door prizes, raffles, a gift bag, and complementary refreshments. All proceeds benefit the gallery. For tickets, call 651-419-8022 or email info@theshowgallerylowertown.org. Saturday from 4-8 p.m. @ The Show Gallery Lowertown, 346 Sibley St., St. Paul, theshowgallerylowertown.org

RAAS: Ladies Night:

The RAAS: Local Market shop at Mall of America hosts an exclusive shopping event geared toward women. Several of the store's 17 female Minnesota makers will be hosting demonstrations, offering customizable items, and offer special discounts on their handmade products. Offers include a self-guided facial featuring Essence One's all-natural skincare products, followed by a complementary makeup application, plus free bubbly. Register for the free event at eventbrite.com. Sunday from 7-9 p.m.; open through May 13 during mall hours @ Mall of America, 262 West Market (second level near Nordstrom), Bloomington, mallofamerica.com

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