Feb 10- 13: Hardt Jewlery: #ShowYourHardt: From now until Feb. 13th share what YOUR heart and love mean to you through words and/or images on the Hardt Jewlery Facebook or Instagram page. Use hashtag #ShareYourHardt to be entered to win a piece of jewelry from Hardt Jewlery’s Equal Hardt Collection. To read more about the collection, see Jahna’s blog.
Feb 10-16: FinnStyle Moving Sale: Hurry before they leave Minneapolis! FinnStyle is moving to Golden Valley to get ready for a makeover and expansion. Enjoy a week of big markdowns, up to 80% off, on an assortment of modern Finnish designs. (160 Glenwood Ave. Mpls, 612-367-8226, finnstyle.com)
Feb 11-14: TenThousandThings Fine Jewelry Trunk Show at Max’s: To continue the celebration of Valentine’s Day Max’s will host a TenThousandThings Fine Jewelry Trunk Show with more chocolate samplings. A capsule collection of 50 additional pieces from the designers will be present in the show. (3826 Grand Way, St. Louis Park, 952-922-8364, stylebymax.com)
Feb 11: Pre-Oscars Party at MINQ: Get ready for the Oscars in style. Shop half-priced gowns for her and jackets for him during MINQ’s Pre-Oscars Party. (1637 West End Blvd., St. Louis Park, 952-217-4933, facebook.com)
Feb 12: MartinPatrick3 presents Love in Comfort: A pop-up shop and pre-Valentine’s Day celebration for him and her—partnering with Flirt Boutique, Bread & Boxers, and MartinPatrick3’s a.pol.o.gy shop for her. This lovely celebration is complete with sweet treats and drinks by Keikeu Cake and Easy & Oskey. (212 Third Ave. N. Ste. 106, Mpls, 612-746-5329, instagram.com)
Feb 12: Parisian Chic @ River Towers Condos: Join local jewelry line Milan’A’Stile and Style by Natalia for an evening of Parisian Chic inspired fashions, music, wine, and hors d’oeuvres. Learn how to pair simple outfits with beautiful costume jewelry, as well as master sexy cat eyes with make-up artist Naseem Rafiei from WarPaint International. (15 S. First St., Mpls, facebook.com)
Feb 13: Samantha Rei Spring Solo Show: Black Pearl Lounge: A fashion showcase of Samantha Rei’s and Apatico’s fall/winter 2015 collection, styled by Haus Salon. Samantha’s first special occasion collection and second solo show since 2011 is full of beautiful evening wear inspired by 1920’s Paris and Shanghai fashions. (2115 Stevens Ave. S., Mpls, facebook.com/events)
Feb 13: Guys Night Out at Flirt: Bourbon and beer tasting, snacks, and cigar with purchase for the ride home. Make sure to grab some of Mademoiselle Miel’s delightful honey bon bons on your way out. Feb14: Mademoiselle Miel will be @ Flirt from 1-3pm. Champagne as always on Saturdays. (177 N. Snelling Ave, St. Paul, 651-698-3692, flirt-boutique.com).
Feb 14: Valentine Gift Market at Chowgirls Killer Catering: Surprise your sweetheart with a day of unique gifts from 15 local artisans including chocolates, jewelry, textiles and more– with these lovely items there’s no going wrong this Valentine’s Day. (1224 Second St. NE, Mpls, facebook.com)
Feb 14: Black Hearts Ball at American Swedish Institute: A Celebration of Twin Cities art, fashion, design and performance presented by TIM + THOM. Seven Minnesota based artists in fashion and design paired with local musicians will present their interpretations of an inspiration from ASI’s Nobel Creations Exhibition. Enjoy a night of timeless beauty and lavish design at this glamorous black and white event. (2600 Park Ave. S., Mpls, 612-871-4907, blackheartsball.com)