Now available: LUNA from Wind & Willow: Wind & Willow is celebrating the start of a new year with the launch of their line LUNA. This limited winter line of handcrafted bowls is inspired by the various phases of the moon. (Wind & Willow, 319 W 48th St., Mpls, 612-354-3965, windandwillowhome.com)
Now Available: WEL from Madelyn Furlong: Madelyn Furlong, Art Director at Target’s beauty and fashion social media, and local fashion blogger, has recently launched her first online retail venture, called WEL (for Wide Eyed Legless). Emphasizing artistic, thought-provoking, and limited-edition items, WEL takes a new look at excellence in design. For Minnesota Monthly’s Q&A with creator Madelynn Furlong, check out Jahna’s blog.
Mae Mae Co & Cait Courneya launch new collaborative home line: Minneapolis Fashion Illustrator, Cait Courneya and Owner of Mae Mae & Co, Megan Gonzalez have teamed up to create a co-designed home décor line. The two recently launched their six-piece tropical themed line of pillows and prints, available on both of their websites. The pair seems to be open to further collaboration, so keep an eye out for future collections from these two. To read more about the collaboration, see Jahna’s scoop.
Mavenhaus Collective has gone live: Local PR expert Tara Schlosser founded Mavenhaus with her sister, Bliss blogger Traci French. It features exclusive fashion collaborations with national designers including Clare V., Dream Collective, Ariana Bohling, Dace, and String Theory. Everything on the site is a sample that will only go into production if enough people commit. (mavenhauscollective.com)
Tuesday: Askov Finlayson Wintry Sale: Askov Finlayson is prepping for spring with this fall and winter clearance sale. The store is offering 25% off all seasonal fall and winter apparel, including designs from Aspesi, Fjallraven, and Patagonia. (Askov Finlayson, 200 N First St., Mpls, 612-206-3925, askovfinlayson.com/sale/)
Thursday: Parc Boutique Winter Sale: Out with winter, in with spring. Parc Boutique’s winter sale begins this Thursday. Enjoy 30-75% off in stores and online. Visit their Northeast location at 320 E. Hennepin Ave., Mpls, 612-353-4966, or their Edina location at 5023 France Ave. S. Mpls, 952-405-2505, parcboutique.com)
Jan 17-18: Winter Antique Show at Minnesota State Fairgrounds: A unique array of antique furniture and collectables will be on exhibit from over a hundred antique dealers in the Coliseum Building on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Admission coupons are available on their webpage. (Prime Promotions Winter Antique Show, 1784 Judson Ave., St. Paul, 612-771-3476, mnantiqueshows.com)
Jan 19-30: The Rebirth of the Art Outlet at Omforme: Omforme is teaming up with Hennes Art Company to bring back the famed “Art Outlet,” originally located in Golden Valley. The original outlet showcased original artwork at up to 50% retail daily, but the eclectic store closed in 2010. Omforme is reviving the affordability of original artwork, with price points beginning at $25. (Omforme, 613 W 24th St., Mpls, 855-663-6763, facebook.com)