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Style + Shopping: September 12-17


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Hat Make's fall/winter 2017 lookbook

Lauren Krysti

Vibrance Med Spa Fall Open House: Get to know more about Vibrance's services and products and save during this fall open house event. Take 20 percent off all services, including Halo, BBL, Skin Pen, and Hydrafacial M.D., when purchased the night of the event (excluding injectables), and save 20 percent off all skincare products purchased the night of the event. Plus: live demos of Hydrafacial M.D. and dermal filler injections, meet vendor reps, giveaways, and wine and appetizers. Tuesday, September 12 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. @ Vibrance Med Spa, 5126 Edina Industrial Blvd., Edina, 952-835-9000, vibrancemedspaedina.com

“Kindred Folk: Numina” Fall/Winter 2017 Presentation: Minneapolis-based, sustainable fashion label Kindred Folk presents its FW17 collection, Numina, with an intimate runway show at Showroom as part of Fashion Week MN. The bohemian-styled line includes jackets, sweaters, flared pants, and handbags made from hand-dyed and vintage textiles, and the collection will be available for purchase immediately after the show. The event also includes live music, a poetry reading, and complimentary food and wine. Tickets are $20 and include $20 off a purchase from the collection; order by phone at 612-345-7391 or in-store at Showroom. Tuesday, September 12 from 5-8 p.m. (show at 6 p.m.) @ Showroom, 612 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, kindredfolkmpls.com, showroommpls.com and fashionweekmn.com

Plus-Size Pop-up Shop and Panel Discussion: Shop for stylish, gently worn plus-size clothing and accessories and hear from local thought leaders in the plus-size community during this official Fashion Week MN event. Hosted by Michelle Ravel, aka Thrift Stylist for Arc’s Value Village, and Cat Polivoda, owner of new boutique, Cake Plus-Size Resale, the panel also features fashion designer and Project Runway Season 16 contestant Samantha Rei, Jessica Barrett of Machine Shop, Char Dobbs of Char Style and Image, and more. Register for this free event at eventbrite.com. Tuesday, September 12 from 7-10 p.m. (panel discussion from 7:30-8:30 p.m.) @ Surly Brewing, 520 Malcolm Ave. SE., Minneapolis, arcsvaluevillage.org, catinspired.com/cake and fashionweekmn.com

Celina Kane x Hat Make Fashion Millinery Gallery Reception: Celebrate the debut of the fall/winter 2017 collection of Minneapolis hat label Hat Make by Minneapolis milliner Celina Kane during this gallery-style event as part of Fashion Week MN. The event doubles as a relaunch for the couture hat label, which will be rebranded as Celina Kane with the designer’s spring/summer 2018 collection. Shop the fall collection and place pre-orders for the spring line during this event which also features a pop-up sale from local lipstick brand, The Elixery; a gallery exhibition of the fall Hat Make lookbook; live fashion portraits by illustrator Claire Ward; and complimentary beverages and light hors d’oeuvres by Spoonriver. RSVP for the free event at facebook.com. Wednesday, September 13 from 5-9 p.m. @ A-Mill Artist Lofts Gallery, 301 SE. Main St., Minneapolis, hatmake.co and fashionweekmn.com

An Evening at the Winsome Studio: Spend an evening at the Winsome Goods studio learning about the impact the clothing production industry has on the environment and on human beings during this casual open house event as part of Fashion Week MN, plus shop the new Winsome Goods fall 2017 collection. No registration required. Wednesday, September 13 from 7-9 p.m. @ Winsome Goods Flagship, 201 6th St. SE. #2, Minneapolis, 612-345-4781, winsomegoods.com and fashionweekmn.com

Brightwater Pre-Season Fall & Winter Tent Sale: Hosted during Excelsior's Apple Days festival, Brightwater boutique is hosting a fall tent sale with clearance prices of up to 75 percent off. Save on hundreds of men's and women's fall and winter items from brands such as Parajumper, Wilson, Nobis, Dale of Norway, Allan Paine, White+Warren cashmere, and Hestra Gloves. Brightwater Clothing & Gear, 256 Water St., Excelsior, 952-474-0256, brightwaterclothing.com

Ellis Faas Cosmetics Beauty Event: International makeup artist David Stella and his team of makeup artists from Ellis Faas cosmetics are popping up at Brow Chic's Northeast location for an evening of makeup empowerment. Learn about the brand's newest colors for fall and how to wear them. Book an appointment at inquiries@browchic.com. Thursday, September 14 from 4-8 p.m. @ Brow Chic NE, 945 Broadway St. NE., Minneapolis, 612-354-7384, browchic.com

ARCONA Mini Facial Event: Join Spot Spa and ARCONA for an event focused on brightening your skin to prep for the fall and winter months ahead. A ticket includes A complimentary brightening, hydrating facial; expert tips on keeping your skin looking bright during cooler months; personalized skincare and product recommendations; free swag; and a free full-size ARCONA product with a $150 spend or more. The $40 entry fee goes toward any product purchase at the event. Register at eventbrite.com. Thursday, September 14 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. @ Spot Spa Uptown, 1600 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-823-7768, spotspas.com

Ray Griffiths Jewelry Trunk Show: Jewelry designer and crown and estate jewelry restoration expert Ray Griffiths is visiting jewelry boutique, Max's, for a trunk show of his collections. Griffith's signature technique is his grid-like pattern work inspired by the patterns found in royal crowns. Ray employs Crownwork® in each piece of his jewelry, pairing it with vibrant gemstones. Friday, September 15 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday, September 16 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. @ Max's, 3826 Grand Way, Excelsior, 952-922-8364, stylebymax.com

MN4MN Blank Canvas 2017: The third annual MN4MN Blank Canvas Project aims to explore the intersection of art, design, and fashion by inviting Minnesota-based designers, artists, and models to collaborate in the juxtaposition of African prints and denim. Presented as part of Fashion Week MN, the exhibition is complemented by a live fashion presentation showcasing how the artworks reflect the diversity of the Twin Cities. Tickets are $15 at mn4mn.com. Friday, September 15 from 6-10 p.m. (7 p.m. presentation) @ Lightbox Studio, 2600 E., 26th St., Minneapolis, fashionweekmn.com

Ladies Night at Intelligent Nutrients: Organic beauty brand Intelligent Nutrients is hosting a free "ladies night" event with a focus on wellness. Grab your girlfriends and enjoy express LED facials, posture assessments, psychic readings, an oxygen bar, acupuncture, DIY aroma inhalers, bio-feedback readings, lingerie fittings with Flirt Boutique, yoga, and Kombucha mimosa samples. Plus, receive a limited-edition swag bag valued at more than $250 with a purchase of $175 or more, while supplies last. Register at eventbrite.com. Friday, September 15 from 5-8 p.m. @ Intelligent Nutrients, 983 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-617-2000, intelligentnutrients.com

Flip Phone x FWMN: The Artistry of Drag: Go behind the scenes and learn about the fashion and artistry of drag in this free panel event hosted by the W Minneapolis in partnership with Fashion Week MN and Flip Phone. Panelists include four local drag performers, including Max of RuPaul’s Drag Race fame, who will be performing at Flip Phone’s Fashion Week MN Closing Party at the Union Rooftop later that evening. The Artistry of Drag is part of Queer Me Out: A New LGBTQ Speaker Series held at W locations nationwide. Register for this free event at eventbrite.com. Friday, September 15, 7 p.m. doors, 7:15 p.m. panel @ W Minneapolis, 821 S. Marquette Ave., Minneapolis, flipphonempls.com and fashionweekmn.com

Grethen House Scratch-Off Sale: The designer boutique's annual Scratch Off Sale features savings of 20 to 50 percent off storewide on brand-new fall arrivals. The catch? You won't know the discount until you reveal the savings within a scratch-off card (available at the store upon arrival) at checkout. September 16-24 @ Grethen House Edina (4930 France Ave. S., Edina, 952-926-8725) and North Loop (212 3rd Ave. N., Ste. 109, Minneapolis, 612-339-5702), grethenhouse.com

Silverwood Park Field Trip: Spend a day taking in artmaking, music, creative activities, poetry readings, and shopping in Silverwood Park during this day-long, family-friendly event. Shop for handmade jewelry, ceramics, letterpress stationery, soap, wood goods, candles, and accessories from more than 25 vendors in a pop-up market curated by Minneapolis Craft Market, and enjoy craft beer from Insight Brewing. Saturday, September 16 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. @ Silverwood Park, 2500 Co. Rd. E W., St. Anthony, mplscraftmarket.com and threeriversparks.org

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