July 2008 Style File
BRAND NEWShow your political stripes with a cool, eco-friendly canvas Vote Tote, available at Russell + Hazel. 4388 France Ave. S., Minneapolis, 952-929-9000, russellandhazel.com
NOW OPENAt last: a hip men’s and women’s clothing shop to serve a seriously hip neighborhood. Parc Boutique has opened in northeast Minneapolis, bringing with it a selection of stylish apparel from up-and-coming designers like Bobi, Genetic Denim, and Junk Food. 328 East Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-353-4966, parcboutique.com
COMING SOONIn early August, trendsetters Allison Mowery and Sacha Martin plan to open an accessories-only shop down the street from their fashionable Bluebird Boutique in Edina. Ladyslipper will carry designer shoes as well as a runway-worthy mix of jewelry and handbags. 4940 France Ave. S., Edina, bluebirdboutique.com
BEAUTY BUZZBeauty emporium Sephora has opened at Rosedale Center. Find more than 200 brands of fragrance, makeup, skincare, and beauty tools at the nearly 6,000 square-foot boutique. 2016 Rosedale Center, Roseville, 651-697-6577, sephora.com
ON THE MOVECorazon has relocated its flagship store from the North Loop neighborhood to the Bridgewater building on Washington Avenue. Fans of the store will find the same unique, locally made goods at the new location, plus plenty of free parking. 1026 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-333-1662, corazononline.com
Wayzata paper shop Watermark has moved three blocks and tripled in size. The new space includes a custom-ordering area for invitations, birth announcements, and personalized stationery. Or shop online at watermarkstationery.com. 1160 Wayzata Blvd. E., Wayzata, 952-473-7230
FASHION FORWARDGo back to the ’80s when high fashion hits the runway to the live music of Cyndi Lauper and MC Hammer at Macy’s annual Glamorama. The August 15 event at the Orpheum Theatre will benefit the Children’s Cancer Research Fund. Tickets are available now through the Children’s Cancer Research Fund, at the State Theatre Box Office, or by calling Ticketmaster at 651-989-5151.
CLOSEDDesigner handbag haven Clutch Boutique has closed its doors on France Avenue in Edina, but you can still get your arm-candy fix online at clutchboutique.com.
Re Gifts has closed to merge with its sister store, Twin Cities Green. Now find eco-friendly art, gifts, and home goods under one roof at 2405 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-374-4581, twinciteisgreen.com