December 2007 Retail News
BRAND NEWIt’s onesies for locals Jason Hammerberg and Darren Leet. The two designers transformed the infant one-piece with cheeky phrases and punchy colors for their new Brand New Baby Wear collection. Packaged in cute paint-can tins, the soft, cotton onesies make perfect shower gifts. www.brandnewbabywear.com
NOW OPENVintage treasures and reams of ribbon at the new Duetta Fine Finds are a sweet addition to south Minneapolis. 5005 Penn Ave. S., 612-929-2325.
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ON THE MOVELocal fashion designer extraordinaire Joy Teiken has moved her Joynoëlle boutique and atelier to a new Minneapolis location. Shop the collection on Thursdays and Saturdays, or make a private appointment to try on one of Teiken’s luxe creations. 312 W. 42nd St., 612-209-7822, www.joynoelle.com
BEAUTY BUZZCustomized facials for only $39? It’s true. Get one at the new Facelogic in Eden Prairie. Professional peels, makeup lessons, and waxing services are also on the menu. Stay tuned for a Maple Grove location in 2008. 7912 Mitchell Rd., 952-934-3331, www.facelogicedenprairie.com
E-STYLELet someone else do your shopping this holiday season. Shayla Boger, the founder of Minneapolis-based LiveSavvy.com, personally rounds up fresh finds from local, independent retailers and big-box stores, and puts them in one place. Boger’s commentary is refreshing, and the site is well organized for easy browsing.
Scoop up a swimsuit for your winter getaway at Nani Nalu’s new online store, www.naninaluswim.com. You’ll find designer suits and coordinating cover-ups from Vix and Carmen Marc Valvo, just like at the Ridgedale boutique.