Sales + Shopping: 8/22-8/27

Hackwith Design House Fall Launch: The local women’s clothing brand debuted its fall 2017 collection of separates and dresses in easeful silhouettes, rich neutral tones, and soft, natural fabrics, all handcrafted out of designer Lisa Hackwith’s St. Paul studio. The line includes new styles, colors, and sizes (including plus-size) for fall and winter, plus fresh takes on several favorite looks from past seasons. Available now @

BlackBlue Archive Sale: St. Paul boutique BlackBlue is opening up its recenty updated archive with a three-day online sale featuring past-season stock of men’s and women’s clothing and accessories, with savings of up to 80 percent off. All sales final. Ends Friday, August 25 @

Samantha Rei Pop-up: Shop runway samples and more one-of-a-kind pieces from past collections by Project Runway Season 16 contestant Samantha Rei during this one-day pop-up shop. The designer specializes in feminine, whimsical fashions inspired by literature, history, and Japanese street fashion. Then from 4 to 7 p.m., enjoy sips, small bites, and the opportunity to meet the designer. Wednesday, August 23 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. @ Showroom, 615 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-345-7391,;

Minnesota State Fair Shopping: Since its inception, the Great Minnesota Get Together has featured vendors selling their wares across the fairgrounds. Now more than ever, it’s grown to become a great place to shop for unique, modern, handcrafted goods by Minnesota makers. This year’s vendors include Troentorp Bastad Swedish Clogs, Heim-Made (quilted, multi-purpose outdoor wear), Hagen & Oats (wood signs and decor), J.R. Watkins (skincare, natural home cleaning supplies, and artisan food products), Northeast shop I Like You (hip, Minnesota-themed merch), and Sota Clothing, which is bringing back its mobile shop for a second year running. August 24-September 4 from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily @ Minnesota State Fair, 1265 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul,

nine56 Studio Fall 2017 Pre-Shop Party: Get an intimate look at new Minneapolis-based women’s fashion label, nine56 studio, during this pop-up shopping event at Winsome Goods Flagship. Learn about the slow fashion movement, enjoy snacks and refreshments, and be the first to shop the brand’s fall 2017 collection. Thursday, August 24 from 6-9 p.m. @ Winsome Goods Flagship, 210 Sixth St. SE. #2, Minneapolis, 612-345-4781,,

Habitation Furnishing + Design Semi-Annual Custom Order Sale & Outdoor Furniture Sale: Take advantage of the opportunity to save 20 percent on all custom-order goods from St. Louis Park home store Habitation Furnishing + Design. The storewide sale includes upholstery, art, and rugs, as well as furniture from Noir, Younger, Gus* Modern, and more. (Some exclusions apply.) Plus, save 30 percent on all outdoor furniture and 40 percent on select floor samples. Friday, August 25-Sunday, August 27 @ Habitation Furnishing + Design, 4317 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, 952-426-3548,

Wilson & Willy’s Cellar Sale: As North Loop store Wilson & Willy’s starts to make room for new fall additions, they’re selling limited remaining stock from previous seasons at discounts of up to 60 percent off while it lasts. Goods include men’s and women’s apparel, home goods, and accessories. Sale is in-store only; remaining stock will be available online starting Monday. Saturday, August 26 & Sunday, August 27 @ 211 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612-315-2280,

Indigo-Go!: The Textile Center hosts a free day of fiber art making experiences and a local fiber artist market. Indigo-Go! will show attendees how to do eco-friendly indigo dyeing for yarn using Ikat resist dyeing techniques, as well as kumihimo (Japanese) braiding with Textile Center teaching artists, or make plied bracelets using Somali techniques taught by elders from the Somali Museum of Minnesota. The day also includes a fiber art market from local artists, guided tours of the Textile Center’s current exhibitions, and complimentary refreshments. Saturday, August 26 from 1-4 p.m. @ Textile Center, 3000 University Ave. SE. #100, Minneapolis, 612-436-0464,

Linden Hills Farmers Market: Shop for handmade goods from nearly 20 makers while stocking up on heirloom vegetables at this special maker’s edition of the Linden Hills Farmer’s Market. In partnership with Minneapolis Craft Market, the market features handcrafted goods such as jewelry, clothing, home decor, pet gear, woodwork from brands including Anywhere Apparel, Foat Design, Awesome Industries, Showroom boutitque, and Gina Mount Jewelry. Sunday, August 28 from 9 a.m.-noon @ Settergren of Linden Hills, 2813 43rd St. W., Minneapolis; visit for a full list of makers

Five Watt Flea Market: Shop artisan-made goods from nearly 20 Minnesota makers during this pop-up market hosted by Five Watt Coffee. Makers selling everything from wood furniture and home goods to vintage clothing and jewelry include 3 Jäg Design jewelry, Teresa Audet, Black Spoke Leather Co., Gina Mount Jeweler, Timber & Tulip, Double Peace Studio, Borealis Wool Co., and Meg Brown Ceramics. Sunday, August 28 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. @ Five Watt Coffee, 3745 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-259-7519; view the event invite