Shopping Guide: August 26 – September 1

Sales and events not to be missed

Wednesday: Creative Women at Work: Lifestyle bloggers Kate Arends (of Wit & Delight) and Rita Mehta (of the American Edit) and fashion designer Lisa Hackwith (of Hackwith Design House) host an evening highlighting their favorite Shinola items, with drinks from Marvel. (Shinola, 228 Washington Ave N, Mpls,

Wednesday: Pop In and Save on FOAT: This eco-friendly women’s activewear boutique, run by twin sisters Kaja and Zoe Foat,  is hosting an event at Showroom in Minneapolis. Mention “yoga rocks the park” and get a discount on your purchase. (FOAT,

Thursday: Girls Night Out in Excelsior: Local shops and restaurants offer specials, music, and more. (Girls Night Out, Excelsior, MN,  

Thursday through September 2: Marimekko Labor Day Sale: FinnStyle is offering 25% off purchases of $150 or more on its Marimekko products, known for their bold styles and bright patterns. Plenty of home décor items for bed, bath, and kitchen. (FinnStyle,

Friday through September 1: Apricot Lane Labor Day Sale: Both the West End and Mendota Heights locations of Apricot Lane are marking everything 15% off. Shoes, jewelry, handbags, accessories, and more.(Apricot Lane, 1669 West End Blvd, St. Louis Park, 952-528-1951, 750 Main Street Suite 110, Mendota Heights, 651-348-6196,

Sunday: Get Lucky: Rooftop Party & Fashion Show: Moto-i Ramen and Sake House is throwing this bash featuring the trendy styles of Lyn-Lake boutique Serendipity Road. Music by DJ Squints, house-brewed sake, and a glittering view of the Minneapolis skyline. (Moto-i Ramen and Sake House, 2940 Lyndale Ave S., Mpls, 612-821-6262,

Now Available: HDH Basics: Hackwith Design House has just released a new clothing line called HDH Basics, which focuses on highlighting individuality through simple and elegant design. Unlike Hackwith’s other limited designs, the HDH Basics line will always be available on their website. (HDH Basics,

Now Open: House of 365: Founded by a mother-daughter duo, this boutique includes well-known designer brands of footwear, accessories, and clothing, as well as some local ones. (House of 365, Wayzata,

Now Open: Pumpz & Co. expanded location at Galleria: This chic boutique has moved to a larger location within the galleria, offering designer shoes and accessories, home furnishings, and world travel items. (Pumpz & Co., 3335 Galleria, Edina, 952-926-2252,

Ongoing: Tatters Vintage Clothing Closeout Sale: Tatters Vintage Clothing is closing its doors, beginning at 25% off everything with further markdowns as they approach the final day. Fashions from nearly every decade; accessories and even costumes. (Tatters Vintage Clothing, 2928 Lyndale Ave S, Mpls, 612-823-5285,

Ongoing through September 21: Equation Pop-up Boutique: Contemporary and vintage home décor, accessories, and clothing, appearing at this 50th and France location for a limited time. (Equation, 3918 W 49 ½ Street, Edina,

Through August 31: 10th anniversary sale at The Grand Hand Gallery: St. Paul gallery The Grand Hand, specializing in fine American craft and art, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a summer sale that gets marked down every week, starting at 20 percent off. A large selection of artisan-made work will be available. (The Grand Hand Gallery, 619 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-312-1122,

Ongoing: Bow Tie Shoppe Kickstarter: This stylish shop, which creates one-of-a-kind bow ties and pocket squares, is running a kickstarter campaign to acquire much-needed new equipment. (The Bow Tie Shoppe,

Ongoing: Askov Finlayson Summer Sale: North Loop’s Askov Finlayson is hosting a summer sale with 25 percent off all remaining seasonal items. (200 N. 1st St., Mpls., 612-206-3925,  

Ongoing: Kindred Summer Sale: D.NOLO store-within-a-store Kindred is hosting its summer sale, offering 50 percent off spring and summer apparel, handbags, scarves and shoes. (D.NOLO, 219 N. 2nd St., Mpls., 612-584-3244,

Ongoing: Mille Summer Sale: Mille, which features a thoughtfully-curated selection of small designers and U.S.-made goods, is hosting its summer sale, with spring and summer merchandise marked 50 percent off online and in store, plus take 10 percent off all online orders this week when you enter “BLUESKY” at checkout. (Now. 316 W. 48th St., Mpls., 612-209-7364,

Ongoing: Ampersand Summer Sale: Galleria home goods boutique Ampersand is hosting its summer sale, offering 25 to 50 percent off selected styles of dinnerware, glassware, table linens and more summer entertaining goods. (3445 Galleria, 952-920-2118,

Ongoing: Pumpz & Co. Summer Sale: Take up to 70 percent off select shoes, handbags and accessories, plus $25 and $50 surprises, at the Galleria designer haven. (Now. 3335 Galleria, Edina, 952-926-2252,