Yes, Virginia, there is fashion in Minnesota. And it will be hard to miss September 21–27 when Twin Cities–based nonprofit MNfashion hosts a fashion week right here. The whirlwind week of seminars, runway shows, in-store events, museum tours, and cocktail parties spotlights the Cities’ burgeoning fashion scene and the local designers and boutiques that make it happen. For more information, visit mnfashionweek.com.
ON THE MOVE
Super-trendy women’s boutique Drama has relocated to Uptown. The selection of local designers’ lines is worth a visit. 1203 Lagoon Ave., Mpls., 612-338-9423, shopatdrama.com
CHEAP & CHIC
Edina shoppers rejoice! Recession-friendly chain H&M is scheduled to open a store at Southdale this fall.
Modernists should check out Davidpaulseymour.com, an Eden Prairie-based design studio’s online shop featuring kitschy cards, prints, and retro-inspired totes.
Head to Jon Charles Salon for one of the Cities’ best blow-outs—now available at a second location in Wayzata. 1313 Wayzata Blvd., joncharlessalon.net
Italian women’s boutique Il Vostro has shut its doors at 50th and France.