March 2008 Style File


Converse has teamed up with Target on a sporty collection of men’s and women’s apparel and footwear. Converse One Star mixes classic and vintage sportswear elements. Think track pants with rumpled, tailored, shirts; feminine dresses with varsity jackets; yellow polka-dot oxfords and silver glimmer skimmers. Available at Target stores and


Those who live or work in downtown Minneapolis can now sweat in luxury. Graves 601 Hotel has teamed up with Steele Fitness to open a workout facility with certified professional trainers, nutrition evaluations, concierge service, and valet parking. Steele also plans to open an Edina location this month. 601 First Ave. N., Minneapolis, and 3918 W. 49 1/2 St., Edina, 866-684-3723


It’s always sunny in Minnesota at Key North. The casual, eco-friendly clothing store has moved to a new northeast Minneapolis location, next to Red Stag Supper Club. 515 First Ave. NE, 612-455-6666.


Later this month, Crate & Barrel will close its Southdale location and open larger digs across the street at the Galleria. The new two-level, 34,000-square-foot store will feature C & B’s entire housewares and furniture collections. The Nicollet Mall store closed in January. 3510 Galleria, Edina,

Scoop up designer diaper bags, cheeky onesies, and hip shower gifts at Ãœber Baby. The boutique joins maternity-wear store, Expecting Ãœber Baby, at the Galleria next month. Find deals on clothing and accessories for mom and baby at the new Ãœber Outlet. 6021 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-869-0930,


Juut Salonspa

has relocated its New Artists Academy from Roseville to Uptown. The training facility for Juut stylists, color specialists, estheticians, and massage therapists offers a full range of services at reduced rates. Aveda beauty products are also available for purchase. 2945 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-823-0977,


Join Diva MN on March 8 for its 16th annual fundraiser. Club Diva will celebrate the club scene with a flashy fashion show from local designers. Proceeds will support programs to prevent HIV/AIDS and treat those living with the disease. Tickets are available at


The Foursome

will no longer carry women and children’s clothing. Instead, the 70-year-old Wayzata shop will focus exclusively on what it does best: men’s clothing, shoes, and accessories. 841 E. Lake St., 952-473-4667,