Shopping Guide: March 10-16

Just Announced: Kisa Boutique Pop-up in Downtown Minneapolis: Kisa has temporarily closed their Uptown shop for renovations, but will host a pop-up shop in the RBC plaza skyway. The pop-up will feature blazers, jumpsuits, and a new spring collection. These styles are a perfect suit for a professional woman, so make sure to take a peek on your lunch break. (

Now Available: La Perla Has Arrived at Flirt Boutique: The St. Paul lingerie shop is the only place in Minnesota to carry the luxury lingerie line. Flirt has added yet another new line this week from the exquisite Fleur of England, an exclusive design house boasting beautiful British lingerie.  Stop in and treat yourself to a little luxury with their new lines of lingerie, perfumes, candles, and soaps. (177 N. Snelling Ave., St. Paul, 651-698-3692,

Mar 10: Sabes JCC’s Spark! Annual Celebration of Innovation: “From Imagination to Creation: How 3D printing is Changing Our World.” Award winning architect and 3D printing fashion designer, Julia Koerner, will unveil her latest creations designed in collaboration with Haute Couture designer Iris Van Herpen at Minnesota’s first 3D printed fashion show. Jewelry by SBG Designs will accompany these one-of-a-kind designs, as well as a pop-up shop from the local jewelry boutique. (The Cowles Center, 528 Hennepin Ave., Mpls, 952-381-3400,

Mar 12: FGI MSP and Macy’s Host Tracking the Fashion Industry: A Discussion about the Evolution and Future of Fashion in the Twin Cities. Join style icon Greg Whittaker and a panel of fashion industry experts for a discussion on the business of fashion and style, and their perspectives on the past, present, and future of the Twin Cities market. Before the discussion, guests will have the opportunity to network with the panel, as well as enjoy a cash bar and scrumptious treats. (Macy’s, 700 Nicollet Mall, Mpls,

Mar 12: Cambria Grand Opening at International Market Square: Enjoy complimentary drinks and appetizers as you check out Cambria’s new gallery design featuring a variety of kitchen and bath installations. Design concepts by ASID Interior Designers illustrate the various uses for Cambria, a natural stone and granite alternative. The beautiful stone and modern interior designs won’t leave you thinking twice about remodeling. (275 Market St., Mpls, 612-338-6250,

Mar 12: Hammer Made Anniversary Party at MOA: In honor of their 5 year anniversary, the stylish men’s boutique invites you to come shop, mingle and celebrate. Tasty food, dazzling drinks, product giveaways, and the debut of their new spring shirts and accessories collection will make this celebration an exciting one. (Hammer Made, MOA, 952-681-2534,

Mar 12: Get Smart & Get Styled at MINQ: Mash Digital Marketing and MINQ combine style and business for a day full of tips and tricks. Enjoy coffee, mimosas, and bagels as a panel of experts share how the use of social, local, and mobile media can generate traffic and benefit small businesses. And you won’t want to miss style advice from Celebrity Stylist Keylee Sanders, as well as beauty tips, touch-ups, and beauty samples from bluemercury. (1637 West End Blvd, St. Louis Park, 952-217-4933,

Mar 13: AlwaysMod Grand Opening: Modern Finnish design retailer, FinnStyle, has rebranded itself to AlwaysMod with a mission to widen the shop’s selection to include modern designs from all around the world. Their new Golden Valley location will have nearly double the retail space and feature hundreds of new products. In celebration of their grand opening, a series of fun events will take place Mar. 14th and 15th including baking demonstrations with Beatrice Ojakangas, a cupcake decorating presentation from Food Network’s Cupcake Wars champion Kevin VanDeraa, an in-store design challenge, giveaways and much more.  (905 Decatur Ave. N., Golden Valley, 866-663-9998,

Mar 13: Hotrocity Takeover at Public Functionary: Party it up with live music, dance performances, art by Liz Miller, and a Hotrocity pop-up shop featuring ten local designers. Arrive before 8 p.m. to score an additional 20% off at the pop-up. (1400 12th Ave. NE, Mpls, 612-787-7943,

Mar 14: Fashion, Food, and Philanthropy at Poppy: Shop new spring styles and receive 10% off your purchase. Stop in before 11 a.m. and enjoy bubbles and brunch before you hit the racks. Poppy will also be donating 5% of the day’s sales to Eden’s Garden, a non-profit organization helping local families with babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. (251 Snelling Ave. S., St. Paul,

Mar 14: Ampersand Shops Celebrates 20th Anniversary: Enjoy sweets and treats as you shop beautifully crafted dinnerware and home décor. In light of their anniversary, guests who spend $100 or more will receive a stunning Mariposa tropical themed gift. (3445 W. 70th St., Edina, 888-431-0927,

Mar. 14: Grethen House One Day Sale: Stop by the upscale women’s boutique and receive 20% off clothing and accessories from Grethen House’s cutting edge designers at either of their two locations. (4930 France Ave S., Edina & 212Third Ave. N., Mpls,

Mar 14 & 16: Seams Vintage Spring Trunk Show + May Day Fundraiser at B Resale: Make a lovely addition to your wardrobe with Seam Vintage’s spring line of perfect fitting dresses and skirts by fashion designer Nonmala Xiong. Shoppers will have a chance to meet the local designer and groove to DJ Aldric’s beats while they shop for spring goodies. Help fund the May Day Parade by shopping on March 16th, as B. Resale will donate 10% of their sales to In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre. (2613 Nicollet Ave., Mpls, 612-824-1292,

Mar 14: Russian Imperial Porcelain Easter Eggs at Museum of Russian Art: Reserve your space at the Museum of Russian Art’s opening reception of the Russian Imperial Porcelain Easter Eggs exhibition. The exhibit features 85 porcelain Easter eggs, drawn for the remarkable collection of renowned porcelain collector Raymond Piper, which date back to the 19th and early 20th centuries. Enjoy complimentary Russian tea and chocolates as you explore the history behind the popular tradition of exchanging painted Easter eggs. (5500 Stevens Ave. S., Mpls, 612-821-9045,

Mar 15: June’s Spring Preview: Spring into June’s and shop new spring styles as the warmer weather rolls in. Sip on a refreshing mimosa as you browse through a collection of bright dresses, coverups, shorts, and wedges.  Also, a build your own jewelry bar from Post- will be featured to make sure you have the perfect spring accessories to pair with your new pieces.