Style + Shopping: September 5-11

The week in local shopping includes the grand openings of Design Within Reach at Galleria and Nordstrom Rack at IDS Center, plus MartinPatrick3’s End of Summer Party and the kickoff of Fall 2017 Fashion Week MN*:

Design Within Reach Opens at Galleria: Nearly four years after shuttering its Uptown location, modern furniture retailer Design Within Reach reopens at Edina’s Galleria this week. The 18,000-square-foot store is larger and grander than its predecessor, with 40 room vignettes and “Minnesota House,” a series of rooms designed to evoke a luxury lake house. Now open @ 69th St. & France Ave., Edina, 952-920-0225, or

MartinPatrick3 End of Summer Party: MartinPatrick3 is marking the end of summer and beginning of fall with a three-day event showcasing several of the brands it carries. On Thursday, representatives from menswear brand Eidos and luxury suiting label Isaia will launch their fall and winter collections. On Saturday and Sunday, stop by to create your own custom boot with Wolverine, receive free denim repairs from Nudie Denim, and shop the new EFM Engineered for Motion activewear collection along with complimentary refreshments from Juice So Good and the chance to meet trainer Konnor Flemming from Alchemy 365. Plus, enjoy food from Red Cow and Red Rabbit throughout the weekend. Thursday, September 7 from 5-8 p.m. & Friday, September 8-Sunday, September 10. MartinPatrick3, 212 Third Ave N. #106, Minneapolis, 612-746-5329,

Minnstafashion: Fashion Week Kickoff: Kick off Minnesota’s Fashion Week in style at Minnstafashion, the week’s official kickoff party. Throughout the evening, mingle with fashionable movers and shakers, view designs by five emerging designers, shop local jewelry and accessories from local brands, and take your photo in front of a massive floral photo wall. The event is free, but a VIP ticket ($65 at wil get you complimentary wine and bubbly from 6-7 p.m. and access to the VIP lounge with complimentary bites and bottle service. Thursday, September 7 from 7-9 p.m. @ The Living Room at W Minneapolis, 821 S. Marquette Ave., Minneapolis, register at, info at

Nordstrom Rack Opens at IDS: Nordstrom’s off-price sister store, Nordstrom Rack, opens its fifth Minnesota location this weekend at the IDS Center in downtown Minneapolis. The 39,000-square-foot, two-level store fills the long-vacant former Gap and GapKids spaces in the Crystal Court. The store will offer savings on brands such as Kate Spade, Hugo Boss, Joie, and Vince at 30 to 70 percent off, mobile check-out, and access to the Nordstrom Rack Hautelook mobile app to easily locate and order items not available in the store. The grand opening will kick off at 8 a.m. on Thursday with music, coffee, and breakfast treats, and customers can enter for a chance to win one of 30 $100 gift cards, plus one lucky customer will win a $1,000 shopping spree and early access to shop the store. Opens Thursday, September 7 at 8 a.m. @ IDS Center, 80 S. Eighth St., Ste. 102, Minneapolis,

Joynoelle Studio Sale: Local fashion designer, Joy Teiken, is hosting a sale at her south Minneapolis atelier and boutique. She will be selling ten years worth of vintage clothing and accessories, kimonos and obis, fabric, and styling props. Shoppers can also take advantage of the opportunity to view the designer’s latest fall 2017 collection and place custom orders. Friday, September 8 & Saturday, September 9 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. @ Joynoelle Atelier & Boutique, 312 W. 42nd St., Minneapolis, 612-209-7822,

FGI presents Fall: Into Luxury: Fashion Group International of Minneapolis-St. Paul hosts their annual fall fashion show as part of Fashion Week MN’s official lineup. Styled by Richard Anderson, the show features women’s looks from June, Bumbershute, Atelier957, Second Debut Renewed Fashions, and Project Runway Season 16 contestant, Samantha Rei, accessorized by Milana Stile, Stephanie Lake Design, and Gretchen Ventura Jewelry. Also in store: a menswear presentation featuring looks from MartinPatrick3 and Heimie’s Haberdashery, small bites from David Fhima’s new Bistro 373 eatery, and luxury automobiles on display. Tickets are $35-$70 at Friday, September 8 from 7-10 p.m. @ Morrie’s Luxury Auto, 7300 Wayzata Blvd., Golden Valley, and

Flyover x Fashion Week MN: This half-day summit for influencers, brands, and consumers features a series of panels on topics include body positivity, racial diversity, and sustainability in fashion. Tickets are $22 via Saturday, September 9 from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. @ W Minneapolis, 821 S. Marquette Ave. (2nd level), Minneapolis, and

Meet the Maker Pop Up with Pink Linen Designs: West Elm Edina continues its Minnesota maker pop-up series with Pink Linen Designs, a husband-and-wife duo that creates fun, colorful home decor, such as state silhouettes, hometown pennants, graphic antler silhouettes, and cheeky winking eyes. Saturday, September 9 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. @ West Elm Edina, 3879 Gallagher Dr., Edina, 952-835-8332, and

Red Wing Heritage Women Fall Trunk Show + “Return to Form”: On Saturday, shop the entire fall 2017 Red Wing Heritage Women’s collection exclusively at sustainable fashion boutique Hazel & Rose. The collection introduces new styles and leathers and also features classic styles. Then on Sunday, attend “Return to Form” ($15 via, a panel with new and heritage Minnesota brands, including the designers behind Red Wing Heritage and MAD, who will discuss the maker revival and combating fast fashion, as part of Fashion Week MN, plus the opportunity to shop the Red Wing trunk show. Saturday, September 9 from noon-4 p.m. & Sunday, September 10 from noon-2 p.m. @ Hazel & Rose, 945 Broadway St. NE., #220, Minneapolis, 612-788-4178, and

The Gray Matter Series: Pop-up Gallery and Retail Experience: View an engaging installation of “The Gray Matter Series,” a photography exhibition featuring hats by local millinery line Ruby3 by Anna Lee and her colorful, abstract paintings, in collaboration with fashion designers Emma Berg and House of Gina Marie, jewelry designer Stephanie Lake Design, photography Lauren Krysti, and others. Free; no registration required. Noon-5 p.m. Saturday, September 9 & Sunday, September 10 @ Hewing Hotel, 300 N. Washington Ave., Minneapolis, and

Minne-Mile NightMarket: The vintage shops of the Minnehaha Mile in south Minneapolis join forces with Minneapolis Craft Market and Frank & Ernest Markets & Events for this semi-annual community festival, showcasing a mix of vintage, reused, and upcycled goods from indie shops. The event also features nearly 30 additional craft and vintage vendors, food and drink, family-friendly activities, and a vinyl DJ booth. Saturday, September 9 from 4-9 p.m. @ Adams Triangle (next door to Junket: Tossed & Found), 4051 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis,

Culture Piece Magazine presents Harlem Renaissance: Culture Piece Magazine is featuring an all-POC lineup of models, designers, and producers in this show inspired by the iconic Harlem Renaissance look. The intimate fashion show ($20 at includes a live set from DJ WNDRLND, and A VIP ticket ($45 at includes reserved seating and swag bags valued at more than $100. Harlem Renaissance-themed or black-tie attire is encouraged. Saturday, September 9 from 7-10 p.m. @ Le Méridien Chambers, 901 S. Marquette Ave. (basement level), Minneapolis, and

Crosswalk at Cliché: Models showcasing a variety of looks from Cliché’s fall collections, along with fall capsule collections by local designers Jenny Carle, and Mikaela Harrods, will parade along the crosswalks of Uptown and in-store at Cliché in this free event. This event is free and all ages; no ticket or reservation required. Sunday, September 10 from 2-5 p.m. at Cliché, 2403 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-870-0420, or

by Niche presents Northern Vogue: One of the most dynamic events of Fashion Week MN this fall, Northern Vogue features collections by four local clothing brands on a 300-foot-long, two-tier runway. Lines include House of Gina Marie, GrasMark Menswear, Winsome Goods, and Fantasme Collection, a collaboration by Jeannine Cavallo, Lindsey Higgens, and Sara Goldfine. The event features music by former Prince tour DJ Dudley D, and the chance to meet the designers and buy the looks straight off the runway following the show. tickets are $20-$55, with select free, standing room tickets available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Sunday, September 10 from 6-10 p.m. (6 p.m. social hour, 7 p.m. runway show) @ W Minneapolis, 821 S. Marquette Ave., Minneapolis, and

A Night of Lexurìe: Twin Cities designer Alexis Brazil showcases her fall 2017 ready-to-wear collection in this runway show, which also features collections by DBKC by Keandrea Chanel and Hodan Ali, with music from DJ Neeka and special dance performances. A VIP ticket includes front-row seating, gift bags, a private performance, and a chance to win prizes. Tickets are $15 GA, $25 VIP at Monday, September 11 from 7-9:30 p.m. @ Le Méridien Chambers, 901 Hennepin Ave. (first-level gallery), Minneapolis, and

*Full disclosure: The author of this post is co-founder and co-director of Fashion Week MN