Shopping Guide: January 18-24

the white room, minneapolis
The White Room. Photo by Jahna Peloquin

Jan. 18-31: My Sister’s Closet Winter Clearance: At this clearance sale, everything in the store is 50 percent off. The consignment store stocks gently used designer apparel and accessories at reasonable prices, in both contemporary and vintage styles. Both the Minneapolis and St. Paul locations will hold the sale. (2741 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis;1136 Grand Ave. St. Paul,

Jan. 18: Hackwith Design House launches spring line: The local online boutique’s spring line includes more limited edition looks for their basic, limited edition, and plus-sized collections. The new looks are in keeping with the store’s clean, sleek, and elegant aesthetic, and are made to flatter all body types. All HDH clothes are locally made and produced. (

Jan. 21: Speaker Jill Swanson visits Mall of America: Out the Door in 15 Minutes author Jill Swanson will talk about the power of color in clothing during a breakfast event at the Mall of America. A color and style psychology expert, Swanson argues that color communicates in career-changing wars. She’ll tell her audience how to dress for both function and reaction. (7:30-9 a.m., MOA Boundary Waters Room, 60 E. Broadway, Bloomington, register at

Jan. 21-24: Face à Face Trunk Show @ InVision: These consecutive trunk show events preview new looks from some of the eyewear store’s most popular collections. The show includes both eyeglasses and sunglasses, and comes to all four InVision locations for one day only. InVision Distinctive Eyewear has stores in the North Loop, the Galleria in Edina, Grand Avenue in St. Paul, and Minnetonka. (11a.m.-6 p.m. Thurs.-Sat, 12-4 p.m. Sun., various metro locations,

Jan 22-24: gh2 50% off sale: The consignment sister-store of Grethen House kicks off its semi-annual clearance sale this weekend, with designers including Isabel Marant, Comme des Garçons, Dolce & Gabana, Helmut Lang, Marc Jacobs, Siri, Akris, and more marked 50 percent off already-reduced prices. (Some exclusions apply.) (318 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, 612-378-0509,

Jan. 22-24: Elizabeth Fillmore Showcase @ the White Room: During this showcase, customers can take 10 percent off all Elizabeth Fillmore wedding gowns. The curated selection will feature the best of designer Fillmore’s collections, which feature touches like draping, flowers, and trims within a magical and romantic aesthetic that makes any bride feel special. (521 S. 7th St., Ste. 624, Minneapolis,

Jan. 22: Friends + Family Open House @ Cliché: The Minneapolis boutique is marking another year in business with an open house event to thank their loyal customers for contributing to its success. Attendees can take 30 percent off all in-stock merchandise and enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and handmade drinks throughout the night. (7-9 p.m., 2403 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis,

Jan. 22-24: Clearance Experience @ Galleria Edina: The high-end mall is marking the end of the season with a clearance sale and other special events throughout this weekend. Special happenings include giveaways, complimentary refreshments from Good Earth, and live music, all of which are accessible in the guest services atrium while supplies last. (3510 Galleria, Edina,

Jan. 23: Primrose Park + D.NOLO 2nd Annual Blowout Sale: Minneapolis cooperative D.NOLO is hosting a one-day blow out sale, with huge deals from more than a dozen local boutiques. Participating retailers include Primrose Park, Atmosfere, CIEL Loft and Home, and Witt + Bliss. War Paint International will provide free makeup touchups throughout the event. (10 a.m.-4 p.m., 219 N. 2nd St., Minneapolis,

Jan. 24: Samantha Rei Open House and Trunk Sale: Local designer Samantha Rei’s vintage and Steampunk-inspired looks have drawn national attention, bringing her feminist-minded aesthetic to the forefront of the local fashion scene. In order to fund a trip to Vancouver Fashion Week, Rei is welcoming guests to her studio for an open house and trunk show event. Runway samples and looks from previous collections will be available for purchase at the event. (3-7 p.m., 707 Third St. N., Minneapolis,

For more savings, explore our list of ongoing winter clearance sales.