Hardt Jewelry Opens Minneapolis Showroom


Hardt Jewelry's new North Loop showroom

Jahna Peloquin

After launching last November, Hardt Jewelry, created by Minneapolis jewelry designer Anne Lenhardt Koebele, quickly gained a reputation for its stylish, minimalist designs with a message. With its initial collection, dubbed “Equal Hardt,” it aims to raise awareness of equal rights for the LGBTQ community. (And it puts its money where its mouth is: a portion of proceeds from its Equal Hardt Necklace go to RECLAIM, a local LGBTQ youth organization.)

The hand-cast line has as much style as it does substance. Rendered in brass, bronze, and steel (plated in sterling silver, 14-karat gold, and black rhodium), the designs feature clean, minimalist lines and edgy details, such as pyramid-shaped studs and geometric shapes. In this jewelry that “inspires, empowers, and encourages change,” you’ll not only feel good, you’ll look good, too.

Now, the designer has opened a new Minneapolis showroom (located just north of the North Loop in the same building as the MPLS Photo Center), where it will stock its current collections as well as original paintings by Minneapolis artist Paul Peterson.

The showroom opens in conjunction with the launch of Hardt's new spring/summer 2015 line, "Enlightened Hardt.” The line features a softer finish than Hardt’s previous collection, and introduces softer tones of rose gold and gunmetal. It will be on display and available for pre-order at tonight’s showroom grand opening party, where you can also check out two new necklace designs from Hardt’s forthcoming fall “Empowerment” collection. A portion of proceeds from sales during the evening will be donated to RECLAIM to benefit LGBTQ youth.

5–8 p.m. Thu. Northwind Lofts, 2400 N. 2nd St., Suite 102, Mpls., hardt-jewelry.com

[Read my interview with designer Anne Lenhardt Koebele]

The Equal Hardt Collection

The Enlightened Hardt Collectin

Necklaces from the Empowerment Collection

Edit Module

About The TC Style Blog

From boutiques to salons to your own closet, TC Style will bring you expertly curated tips and tricks from the local shopping, fashion, beauty, wellness, and design scene. Odds are if you put it on, take it off, hang it up, or cut it out, we’ll tell you how to get it. Most importantly, we know that when you look good and feel good, you do good—the beautiful life is about much more than the material world. (But that won’t stop us from loving it.)

Learn about the contributing writers.

Have a style-related question? 
Email Online_Editor@greenspring.com

Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Recent TC Style Posts

Project Runway Alums Showcase Latest Collections at Mall of America

The fourth annual Curated Style fashion show featured designers Christopher Straub, Laurence Basse, Viktor Luna, and Mondo Guerra, among others

Style + Shopping: Oct. 9-22 || Runways, trunk shows, closet swaps

Fall fashion is still going strong with more than 10 events in the next two weeks

A Bracelet That Helps

Keen by HabitAware is a smart bracelet that helps you break your bad habits

Our Notes: Fashion Week MN, Fall 2018

A roundup of the events the editors visited during this fall's Fashion Week

Style + Shopping: Sept. 25-Oct. 8 || Fashion shows, store openings, and more

Fall fashion shows continue and a new store opens with Minnesota Makers
Edit Module