Shopping Guide: March 17-23

Now Available: Forage Modern Workshop Limited-Edition Totes: Forage Modern Workshop puts their thoughts into tote-form with the help of People I’ve Loved. The first 2 limited edition totes are now available and they are giving them away when you purchase $50+ (or you could buy one for $10). (4023 E. Lake St., Mpls,

Now Available: ASI Shop Debuts SägenSweden Jewelry: The American Swedish Institute Museum Shop is the first U.S. shop to carry SägenSweden’s beautifully handcrafted jewelry. Swedish jewelry designer Elin Sigrén combines recycled porcelain and vintage details with contemporary Scandinavian design to create precious jewelry that transcends time and the ever-changing trends. Shop the collection in-shop or online. (2600 Park Ave., Mpls, 612-870-3378,

Now open: Xcentric Goods Moves to White Castle: After outgrowing their original space, Xcentric Goods has moved down the street to the historic White Castle building on Lyndale Avenue. At the antique/vintage shop you’ll find jewelry, furnishings, pottery, and fine art, as well as historic White Castle posters and photographs displayed upon the walls. (3252 Lyndale Ave. S., Mpls, 612-827-8043,

Now Open: Atmosfere’s 2nd Location in Mpls: The fashion-forward men’s boutique is the newest thing to hit the North Loop, but this time they’re doing things a little differently. Unlike their Calhoun Square location, their new store offers both men’s and women’s contemporary clothing. Along with the new store, comes a new look, so keep your eyes open for a new website launch in the near future. (730 Washington Ave., 612-333-1843,

Now open: 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 skyways at RBC plaza suite 289. 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 Open: Equation’s First Location: The chic women’s boutique has opened their first location at 50th & France with tons of great designer clothing. The name might sound familiar, as Equation is OPM’s rebrand, and has been running on online store and pop-up shop since OPM closed. Stop in and check out their stylish new look and spring must-haves. (5045 France Ave. S., Mpls,

Mar 15: Target Collective: A New Men’s Collection @ Target: Taking a nod from the Minneapolis heritage movement, the retailer has partnered with Billykirk, Owen & Fred, Taylor Stitch, Duluth Pack, Locally Grown, and Terrapin Stationers to create a limited-edition assortment of exceptionally handcrafted, U.S.-made goods.  The curated men’s collection includes the partners’ original products, as well as exclusive co-designed items from leather belts to canvas bags and graphic tees. Target Collective will available for the first time, only online, on March 15th. (

Mar 18: Second Release from Makers Alongside Hackwith: Fringe & Fettle launches ceramic barrettes with Hackwith Design House. These classic white and gold ceramic barrettes are available in two styles for $30. Choose from the long barrette or arc barrette to fit your personal hairstyle. (

Mar 19: Ladies’ Night Out + Trunk Show at N’etc: Enjoy the retail version of ladies’ night at N’etc with 25% off Liebeskind bags, as well as 30% off select new spring arrivals.  Plus, a KH Desgin trunk show with great statement jewelry pieces will be featured in the evening. (5005 France Ave. S., Mpls, 612-922-9321)

Mar 19: Primrose Park Spring Preview Party: Be the first to see their 2015 spring collection and enjoy 20% off your purchase. You’ll want to arrive early, as the first 25 quests will receive a gift bag, special treats, and a glass of wine. (20 University Ave. NE, Mpls, 612-315-3292,

Mar 21: Norseman Pop-up + Benefit: Your hosts Norseman Distillery, Mill City Fineries, Marked Leather, William Rogue & Co, and Five Watt Coffee bring you one big all-American event in support of the Autism Society of Minnesota. Enjoy cocktails by Big Watt, hand-rolled cigars by International Cigar, and music by Northwood Raj. A handful of other great vendors will make appearances including new artisan cocktail syrups from Blue Henn, a pop-up shop from Mill City Fineries, and a Five Watt + Norseman cocktail collaboration. (451 Taft St. NE, Mpls, 612-643-1933,

Mar 22: Stylist Wardrobe Sale at Eat Street Social: Minneapolis fashion and interior stylist Richard Anderson—AKA Bitch Flowers—is hosting a one-day sale featuring vintage men’s clothing, theatrical costumes, women’s designer clothing and accessories, and much more. Add some spring punch to your closet with designer pieces from Anna Sui, Betsy Johnson and Armani.  Cocktails from Eat Street Social’s tiki bar will also be on hand to add to the amusement. (18 W. 26th St., Mpls,