Shopping Guide: August 22-28

Sales, style, and shopping events at Twin Cities retailers

One of the necklaces from Urbain’s newest collection. View other pieces at its product release event this Tuesday. PHoto courtesy of Urbain Jewelry.

Beginning August 22: AlwaysMod Floor Model Sale: Floor models from brands like Fritz Hansen, Artek, George Jensen, Alessi, Marimekko, LePage New York, iittala, and so many more will be up to 60 percent off through the first week of September. (905 Decatur Ave. N, Golden Valley, 763-746-5600,

August 22: Hackwith Design House Fall Line Launches: The brand, known for its limited edition designs, has launched its fall collection. With an emphasis on button up shirts and simple, high quality sweaters, the pieces work great as staples and to stand out. (

August 23: Urbain Jewelry Product Release Event: The jewelry company will release its newest collection of handmade pieces, all crafted from raw materials with historical significance. One necklace features a steel chain with stone from Minnesota’s oldest, deepest iron mine. (7-9 p.m., 315 SE Main St., Minneapolis,

August 24: Poppy Renovation Sale: The store on Snelling is closing until September 9 for renovation, but before it boxes up, it’s offering 70 percent off styles in store for one day only. Purchase some of its spunky styles before they’re gone. (6 a.m.-7 p.m., 251 Snelling Ave. S, St. Paul, 612-728-1694,

Beginning August 24: Askov Finlayson Summer Sale: Take 50 percent off button-downs, footwear, and outerwear from favorite brands like Norse Projects, Patagonia, and Barbour, both in-store and online. (204 N. Fourth St., Minneapolis, 612-206-3925,

August 25: Hagen & Oats Grand Opening: Powered by two sisters, the brand’s product line is comprised of wooden carvings and hanging pieces. Celebrate the new space with food, drink, and giveaways. (5-8 p.m., 312 21st St., Newport, 715-309-8579,

August 25: North Loop Night Out: Held on the last Thursday of every month, MN’s Warehouse District comes alive for specials, sales, and celebration. Participating stores include Lole, Martin Patrick 3, Roe Wolfe, Grethen House, and many more. (5-8 p.m., North Loop, Minneapolis,

August 25: Halo Happy Hour at Vibrance Med Spa: Halo is an anti-aging laser that works to eliminate sun spots and other signs of aging. Vibrance Medical Spa will have two live demonstrations at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. to show how the newest technology works. (5:30 p.m., 5126 Edina Industrial Blvd, Edina, 952-835-900,

Aug 25: a&bé bridal shop 2nd Anniversary: To celebrate two years of making brides happy in the Twin Cities, the store is having a party and launching a new line. Best of all, one bride will win $1000 in store credit. (6-9 p.m., 1607 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-238-1600,

August 25: Artist Reception for Bill Svoboda at Martin Patrick 3: Bill Svoboda embodies places around the Twin Cities in his newest art collection, SkyLine. In his interpretation of the city’s hotspots, he helps the town come alive. Many of his creations will be displayed on Thursday at MP3. (6:30-8:30 p.m., 212 Third Ave. N, Suite 106, Minneapolis, 612-746-5329,

August 26-28: Hardt Jewelry and My Sister Necklace Launch: To celebrate Women’s Equality Day, local brands Hardt Jewelry and My Sister have teamed up to create a limited-edition necklace with some of the proceeds going towards the local anti-trafficking organization MN Girls Are Not For Sale. The necklace will be available at the My Sister retail store through the weekend, as well as online. (1612 W Lake St., Minneapolis &

August 28: Great Lakes Warehouse Sale: The MN-based brand is taking up to 75 percent off of old and new styles and 25 percent off all t-shirts. Inventory is limited, so arrive early to get your favorite styles and sizes. (10 a.m.-2 p.m., 610 Ninth St., Suite 106, Minneapolis, 612-529-2205,

August 28: Five Watt Flea Market at Five Watt Coffee: With fuel from Five Watt, browse over a dozen vendors at the coffee shop’s Nicollet store. Each maker will display odds and ends, from leather to hair care and beyond. (10 a.m.-4 p.m., 3745 Nicollet Ave. S, Minneapolis, 612-259-7519,

August 28: Minneapolis Craft Market: Inspired by London’s street markets, this weekly open-air market showcases handmade goods by a rotating lineup of Minnesota makers. (Noon-6 p.m. Able Seedhouse & Brewery, 1121 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis,

Ongoing sales:

Through August 27: Floor Model Sale at ROAM Interiors: Furniture and lighting will be flying off the shelves for the next two weeks at ROAM. Brands like B&B Italia, Diesel, Kartell, Blu Dot, Tom Dixon, and Gus Modern will be up to 60 percent off. (2914 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-377-6465,

Final Summer Markdowns at Parc: The boutique is offering final markdowns of 80 percent off at both of its locations and online. (320 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-353-4966 & 5023 France Ave. S., Edina, 952-405-2505,

Summer Sale at Martin Patrick 3: Take 60 to 80 percent off spring and summer collections in the sale room. (212 Third Ave. N., Suite 106, Minneapolis, 612-746-5329,

Idun Summer Sale: Take up to 40 percent designer women’s clothing and accessories at the St. Paul boutique off in-store and online. (495 Selby Ave., St. Paul, 651-348-6104,

70% Off Sale at Grethen House: The designer boutique’s semi-annual clearance sale is its biggest of the year. Head to the store’s Edina location at 50th & France for the largest discounts of the season on brands such as MM6 Maison Margiela, Megan Park, Public School, and Organic by John Patrick. (4930 France Ave. S., Edina, 952-926-8725,

70% Off Sale at Pumpz & Co.: Take 70 percent off select spring and summer styles and the designer shoe and accessories boutique. (3335 Galleria, Edina, 952-926-2252,

Equation Semi-Annual Clearance: Save 30 to 70 percent on select items both in-store and online during Equation’s Semi-Annual Clearance sale, featuring deals on home goods and unique gifts. (5045 France Ave. S., Minneapolis, 952-567-7399,

Bumbershute Summer Sale: Take up to 70 percent off spring and summer merchandise at the women’s designer clothing boutique. (5014 France Ave. S., Edina, 952-475-2684,

Summer Sale at D.NOLO: Select summer styles at North Loop co-op D.NOLO are now as much as 70 percent off. (219 N. Second St., Minneapolis, 612-584-3244,

Willful Summer Clearance Sale: Take up to 40 percent off handcrafted home goods from Minneapolis brand Willful, both in the Willful showroom and online. (319 W. 48th St., Minneapolis,

J.W. Hulme Co. Summer Sale: Take advantage of final reductions of 50 percent off all sale styles from the Minnesota heritage accessories brand online. (