Shopping Guide: September 9-15

Sales and events not to be missed

Now open: Parc Boutique Edina: Six years after opening its origina location in the Old St. Anthony district in Minneapolis this past June, Parc Boutique opens the doors to its second storefront at 50th & France in Edina this week. (5023 France Ave. S., Edina, 612-353-4966, [Read More: First Look: Parc Edina]

Tuesday: Ryan Seacrest Distinction Launch at Macy’s: After debuting at Glamorama in a sneak peek, Ryan Seacrest’s line of easy-to-match suits, ties, vests, and shirts  will become available at five Twin Cities Macy’s locations—Downtown Minneapolis, Mall of America, Ridgedale, Rosedale, and Southdale malls. (Find store hours at macy’

Tuesday: Rhythm & Red Event at Jungle Red Salon & Spa Gallery: This monthly event at the trendy Jungle Red Salon & Spa features art, music, and food. The theme of the night is “The Art of Entertainment.” (Jungle Red Salon Spa Gallery, 1362 LaSalle Avenue, Mpls, 612-870-0653,

Tuesday through Sept. 14: Up Six Vintage Lucky #13 Anniversary Sale: Vintage clothing and home furnishings will be discounted as this boutique exchanges its summer wear for fall and winter styles. All vintage jewelry will be 20% off, vintage clothing will be 30% off, and furniture and housewares will be 20-50% off. (Up Six Vintage, 157 Snelling Ave N., St. Paul, 651-917-0470,  

Wednesday: Trunk Shows at Victory: This Linden Hills home and interiors boutique will be showing Litany Jewelry and Tess & Tricia from 6-9 p.m. (Victory, 3505 West 44th St., 612-926-8200,

Wednesday and Saturday: Macy’s Ridgedale Grand Reopening: This reopening bash presents the chance to win gift cards and other special discounts and prizes, and features a cooking demonstration from Chef Susan Johnson on Saturday with complimentary samples from the Taste Bar Café and Lakeside Grill. Music, treats, and fun for the kids, as well as a display of the hottest looks for fall with fashion blogger and style expert Lindsey Herzog. (Macy’s at Ridgedale, 12411 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka, 952-591-6600,

Wednesday through Sunday: Ten Thousand Villages Oriental Rug Event: This touring show is beginning its run in St. Paul, to display more than 300 handknotted rugs. You can attend a seminar that teaches you the rug-making process, and browse hundreds of designs. (Ten Thousand Villages, 867 Grand Ave, St. Paul, 651-225-1043,

Thursday through Sept. 18: The Showroom Sale: A weeklong sale on clothing, jewelry, and accessories, featuring daily designer showcases and additional discount drawings. (The Showroom, 615 West Lake St, Mpls, 612-345-7391,

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: InVision Eyewear Dilem Trunk Show: The French-made Dilem frames feature interchangeable temples that snap on, allowing you to change and update your style whenever you want. A multitude of shapes, designs, and colors are available. Customers who purchase two pairs of temples at the show receive a third pair for free. (InVision Eyewear, Thursday: 867 Grand Ave, St. Paul, 651-291-0318; Friday: 3340 Galleria, Edina, 952-920-5458; Saturday: 11300 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka, 952-591-9567;

Friday: Envision Fall 2014 Fashion Show: Set against the backdrop of Orchestra Hall, this show intends to wow with its full-scale fashion production, presenting the latest in the Twin Cities fashion scene. Designer collections include: Cocoon by Elizabeth Geisler, Ellie Hottinger, Emily Trevor, George Moskal, Idle Child, Kjurek, Lindsey Hopkins, Mary Pranica, Samantha Rei, Tessa Louise, and Velvet Moon. (7 p.m. VIP entry, 8 p.m. doors, 9 p.m. show. $25-$75. Orchestra Hall, 111 Nicollet Mall, Mpls,

Friday: Stephanie’s 10th Anniversary Trunk Show: Signature happy hours every Friday in September from 4 to 7, with discounts, giveaways, treats, and champagne. This week’s trunk show features Helen Wang jewelry. (Stephanie’s, 758 Cleveland Ave. S, St. Paul, 651-690-3802,

Friday and Saturday: North Loop Fall Neighborhood Crawl: Now extended to a two-day event, the fall crawl includes sales, raffles, and a $500 grand prize giveaway, with many of the most fashionable neighborhood boutiques participating. (View locations & details at

Saturday: 5th Annual Goldstein Museum of Design Benefit: Visit Meadow Knoll, a classic American lake house designed by architect Andrew Schuehle, for hors d’oeuvres, music, and an evening of fun in support of Minnesota College of Design’s Goldstein Museum. (Meadow Knoll, 555 Bushaway Rd, Wayzata, contact Barbara Lutz at 612-624-7434,

Saturday: Avant Garden at the Walker: This annual garden party promises gourmet food and a silent art auction, with plenty of music and entertainment, in order to benefit the Walker’s artistic and educational programming. (Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave, Mpls, tickets at 612-375-7641,  

Saturday and Sunday: Vintage Pop-Up Shop at Bull Run Coffee: Rank & File and HELLO Vintage present vintage furniture, housewares, artwork, and more at Bull Run Coffee. (Bull Run Coffee, 3346 Lyndale Ave. S., Mpls,

Sunday: Carrier Pigeon Fall Sample Sale: Carrier Pigeon, a trendy jewelry boutique, is clearing out space for the new fall fashions, so they’ve invited shoppers to stop by for one-of-a-kind items, samples, and liberally discounted prices. Get a sneak peak of what’s coming on Carrier Pigeon’s Instagram feed. (Carrier Pigeon Jewelry, Thorp Building, 1618 Central Ave. N.E. #215, Mpls.,

Available Sunday: Altuzarra for Target: This clothing and accessories collection introduces limited-edition women’s wear from Altuzarra, available online and at select Target stores. (Altuzarra for Target,

Sunday: Wit & Delight at Target: The Oh Joy! collection from Minneapolis-based lifestyle blogger Kate Arends of Wit & Delight becomes available at Target, featuring bright and colorful additions to any party. (

Now Available: HDH Basics: Hackwith Design House has just released a new clothing line called HDH Basics, which focuses on highlighting individuality through simple and elegant design. Unlike Hackwith’s other limited designs, the HDH Basics line will always be available on their website. (Available now at

Now Available: Junket: Tossed & Found expands: after a successful summer-long test that found the shop open every weekend—that they will be making their secondhand wares (and local art and gifts made using secondhand components) available five days a week starting this fall. The shop will be open every Wednesday-Sunday from 10 a.m.–8 p.m. beginning September 3. (Junket: Tossed & Found, 4049 Minnehaha Ave., Mpls, 612-293-6863,

Now Open: House of 365: Founded by a mother-daughter duo, this boutique includes well-known designer brands of footwear, accessories, and clothing, as well as some local ones. (House of 365, 750 E. Lake St., Wayzata, 952-473-2311,

Now Open: Pumpz & Co. expanded location at Galleria: This chic boutique has moved to a larger location within the galleria, offering designer shoes and accessories, home furnishings, and world travel items. (Pumpz & Co., 3335 Galleria, Edina, 952-926-2252,

Ongoing through September 21: Equation Pop-up Boutique: Contemporary and vintage home décor, accessories, and clothing, appearing at this 50th and France location for a limited time. (Equation, 3918 W 49 ½ Street, Edina,

Ongoing through Sept. 22: Tea for All Nominations: Twin Cities-based tea company TeaSource is hosting a contest to determine the customer favorite tea of 2014. Nominations can be submitted online for the chance to win a year of free tea. (TeaSource, various locations;

Ongoing: Tatters Vintage Clothing Closeout Sale: Tatters Vintage Clothing is closing its doors, with prices now at 75% off everything with further markdowns as they approach the final day. Fashions from nearly every decade; accessories and even costumes. (Tatters Vintage Clothing, 2928 Lyndale Ave S, Mpls, 612-823-5285,