October 2008 Style File


Rescue your post-summer hair with Aveda’s new Dry Remedy collection. The hydrating shampoo, conditioner, and mask contain a blend of rich plant oils that penetrate hair and seal in moisture. Available at aveda.com.

The new Canyon Ranch Your Transformation skincare line is the next best thing to a facial at the famous health resort. The pure, paraben-free collection repairs sun damage and restores skin’s natural, healthy glow. Available exclusively at Cos Bar. 3905 W. 50th St., Edina, 952-303-6249

Reclining leather chairs, hot-towel treatments, and large-screen TVs? It’s a guy thing. Find them, along with hair styling and grooming services, at the new Raze salon for men. 6001 Shady Oak Rd., Minne-tonka, 952-935-0505


Belle Reve Boutique is right at home in its northeast Minneapolis neighborhood. You’ll find urban, sophisticated clothing and accessories at this fashion-forward shop, which owner Aisha Ghanchi has declared a sweatpants-free zone. 320 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-333-3148, bellereveboutique.com

Junk drawers begone: The Container Store makes its Minnesota debut on October 11. The neat-freak nirvana will feature more than 10,000 organizational products and storage solutions. 3825 Gallagher Dr., Edina, 800-786-7315, thecontainerstore.com

Ruehl, the grown-up sibling of Abercrombie & Fitch, has opened at the Mall of America. Designed for the twenty- and thirtysomething set, the shop offers more sophisticated—and more expensive—clothing for men and women than A&F, in a Greenwich-Village-brownstone-inspired setting. Mall of America, Bloomington, 952-854-6626, ruehl.com


The ’80s are having a moment at Target, where Go Designer Jonathan Saunders has launched a limited-edition collection of color-block dresses and patterned tops in primary hues. Target stores and target.com.


It’s not too soon to outfit yourself for the slopes. Get a preview of the latest in stylish skiwear at Hoigaard’s Ski Fashion Party on October 11. All proceeds benefit the Children’s Cancer Research Fund Care Partners program. Tickets can be purchased at Hoigaard’s. 5425 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, 952-929-1351

Modern, sophisticated, and luxurious, Vera Wang’s designs have defined high-fashion bridal wear for the past decade. View her fall collection October 24 to 26 at Macy’s Bridal Salon. Appointments recommended. 700 Nicollet Mall, fourth floor, Minneapolis, 612-375-2162