Just as the holiday decorations seemed to appear overnight (why so early? why?), so have the holiday shopping extravaganzas. Here’s a sampling to add to your social calendar:
HYGGE & WEST HOLIDAY EVENT
What: My go-to Web source for designer wallpaper and quirky-cool home accessories is teaming up with local tableware artist Regina Perry to host a 50 percent off sale. Champagne sipping included!
When: Tuesday, Nov. 17, 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Where: Urban Bean Coffee, 3255 Bryant Ave. S., Mpls.
MNFASHION HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE
What: A pop-up boutique featuring locally made fashion and gifts—including Rectangle Design clothing, Post handbags, and Ruby3 hair accessories, all pictured below. For a list of in-store events and trunk shows, click here.
When: Through January 10, 2010
Where: First Floor, Gaviidae Commons, next to Saks Off Fifth
GREED GONE WILD
What: A now-legendary event at which some of the Cities’ top wardrobe and tabletop stylists (read: people with impeccable taste) sell their stash of vintage and designer props to the public at unheard-of prices. Need I say more?
When: Nov. 18, 5–8 p.m., and Nov. 19, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Where: Patina Props, 2014 Central Ave. NE, Mpls.