Shopping Guide: August 8-14

Photo from wild ruffle, one of the many shops participating in Prior lakes’ Ladies Night out on Thursday

Now open: Williams-Sonoma and Pottery Barn at Ridgedale: The national kitchenware and home goods chains recently opened new locations in Ridgdale’s new Nordstrom wing. Read more about the new stores on the Minnesota Monthly style blog. (Ridgedale, 12401 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka, 952-541-4864,

Now open: Ciel Loft & Home Flagship: The eclectic, globally inspired home store recently opened its new flagship storefront, located across the street from its former digs on Excelsior Boulevard. The new store includes an expanded selection of garden décor. Read Minnesota Monthly style editor Jahna Peloquin’s preview of the new space on our style blog. (4415 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, 952-922-2747,

August 9: Scott J Lehmann Trunk Show at Showroom: Featuring fall fashion, this birthday party trunk show is offering a 30 percent discount in honor of the designer’s 30th year. Lehmann pushes the boundaries of classics by incorporating new techniques into seemingly simple design. (11 a.m.-7 p.m., 615 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-345-7391,

August 11: Karen Gilbert Jewelry Trunk Show: View and shop the latest collection from innovative California jewelry artist Karen Gilbert. Pieces include sterling silver, hand-blown glass, enamel, and precious stones. (5-8 p.m. Gallery 360, 3011 W. 50th St., Minneapolis, 612-925-2400,

August 11-14: Piccadilly Prairie Moving Sale: After five years at 50th and Xerves, vintage home decor and furnishings store Piccadilly Prairie is moving to a new location. Shop storewide discounts that increase throughout the weekend—20 percent off on Thursday, 30 percent off on Friday, 40 percent off on Saturday, and 50 percent off on Sunday. (5014 Xerxes Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-234-5014,

August 11: Brews and Brands and Town Hall Brewery: Nearly 20 vendors will be at this free event featuring music, clothing, and beers. Stop by early for a swag bag, or stay for giveaways, DIY projects, and great company. (4-8 p.m., 1430 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis,

August 11: Ladies Night Out at downtown Prior Lake shops: Wild Ruffle, Urbanhalo, The Vintage Gypsy, LoveFeast and more are opening their doors for a late-night shop session. The stores are rolling out discounts and drinks for the evening, plus LoveFeast hosts a trunk show by local maker Oie Jewelry. Click here for a map of participating businesses. (6-9 p.m., 16186 Main Ave. SE, Prior Lake)

August 12-14: Rewind Vintage’s Get Pretty Sale: Both Rewind locations are hosting their biannual blowout sale. Clothes and shoes are all marked down to 50 percent, and everything else–from accessories to home goods–is discounted at 25 percent. (2207 Lyndale Ave. S and 2852B Johnson St. NE, Minneapolis, 612-788-9870,

Through August 13: Mona Williams Dot Sale: Many upscale brands are on sale at the boutique’s Northeast location. Different colored dots on a tag indicate the item’s price, with prices ranging from $5 to $200. Read more about the sale on Minnesota Monthly’s style blog. (6 p.m., 18 University Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 612-331-4493,

August 12-13: gh2 90% Off Sale: Grethen House’s sister shop, which carries a mix of designer consignment and past-seasons goods from Grethen House, is kicking off their biggest sale of the season. Show up early for the best deals—and expect a line on Friday morning. Note, the store is closed on Thursday for markdowns. (Beginning at 11 a.m., 318 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-378-0509,

August 13: Mill City Farmers Market: Fermentation Day: The Mill City Farmers Market is a Minnesota summer staple. Returning makers and new vendors will line up along the Mississippi by the Guthrie every weekend. This week, the market will celebrate the craft of fermentation. Learn about the benefits of fermented foods from Market Chef Jenny Breen and special guests from GYST Fermentation Bar, and purchase pickled vegetables from Kiss My Cabbage and Martha’s Joy. Plus, shop handmade goods by Made by Liz P, Fringe & Fettle Ceramics, Spring Finn & Co., Crookedwood, Indigo & Snow, Larissa Loden Jewelry, and more. (8 a.m.-1 p.m., 704 S. Second St., Minneapolis, 612-341-7580,

August 13-14: FindFurnish Annual Epic Sale: Shop more than 7,000 square feeet of vintage home goods from FindFurnish and more than a dozen other dealers spanning the Midwest. Furniture, glassware, lighting, clothing, and more will be available at warehouse prices throughout the weekend. (9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun., 1720 Madison St. NE., Minneapolis, 612-730-3389,

August 13-14: The White Page Artist Market: The White Page is a gallery, studio space, and residency program run as a four-person collective. Its collaborative nature is visible in the Artist Market event. More than a dozen artists will display work from myriad mediums all weekend. (3400 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, 413-478-0455,

August 13-27: 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,

August 13-21: Midwest Home Luxury Remodeling Tour: Some of the most beautifully and cleverly remodeled homes will be on display during Midwest Home’s tours. With values of $300,000 and up, the featured houses will offer inspiration and resources for every remodeling project. (Various locations,

August 14: Minneapolis Craft Market: Inspired by London’s street markets, this weekly open-air market showcases handmade goods by a rotating lineup of Minnesota makers. This week’s roster includes fair-trade goods by Fair Anita, handbags by Strey Designs, and jewelry inspired by natural materials by True Terre Designs, plus a pop-up brunch from Butcher Salt, Peeps Hotbox, Dogwood Coffee and Sssdude-Nutz donuts. Read Minnesota Monthly style editor Jahna Peloquin’s interview with founder Hayley Matthews-Jones. (Noon-6 p.m. Able Seedhouse & Brewery, 1121 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis,

Ongoing sales and promotions:

Bellacor launches 251 First: The Minnesota-based, online-only lighting and home furnishings retailer Bellacor has just debuted its first in-house brand, 251 First. The new line fuses quality and value into one, highlighting trendy and classic pieces alike all for a reasonable price. Minnesota Monthly readers can take advantage of an exclusive offer for an additional 15 percent off all 251 First products with the code “MNMONTHLY251,” valid now through August 14. (

Through August 18: Parc’s End of Summer Sale: Take an extra 20 percent off already-marked-down sale items—meaning savings of up to 70 percent off total—in-store and online with code “$ALE”. (320 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-353-4966 & 5023 France Ave. S., Edina, 952-405-2505,

BlackBlue Summer Sale: Take 60 percent off men’s and women’s clothing both in-store and online, and receive free shipping with the code “Summer16” at checkout. (614 Selby Ave., St. Paul, 651-283-8391,

Hackwith Design House Summer Sale: Take 40 percent off limited-edition items with code “LIMITED40” at now through August 14. Plus, shop Hackwith’s ongoing online sample sale. (Summer sale discount not valid on sample sale items.)

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,

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. (

Gus Modern Summer Sale at ROAM Furniture & Lighting: Receive 20 percent off all upholstered sofas, ottomans, beds and more during the Gus* Modern Summer Sale through August 14. (2914 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-377-6465,

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,

50% Off Sale at Poppy: Take 50 percent off hundreds of summer styles at both Poppy locations. (251 Snelling Ave. S., St. Paul, 651-728-1694, and 4301 Upton Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-719-7636,

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,

Melly’s Annual Summer Sale: Take 30 to 75 percent off on brands including Lilly Pulitzer, Kate Spade New York, Diane von Furstenberg, and more, online and in-store. (3327 Galleria, Edina, 952-929-9252,

The Orange Sale at Mona Williams: The locally owned designer retailer’s Mall of America location is offering 40 percent off designer vintage from brands including Chanel, Oscar de la Renta, Bill Blass, St. John, and Yves Saint Laurent, plus 30 percent off select new apparel by Majestic Filatures and Autumn Cashmere plus 60 percent off Baum und Pferdgarten and Peter Jensen. (Mall of America, 132 West Market, Bloomington, 952-854-1228,

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,