In the Bag


Local handbag designer Laura Nelli has been on fire lately—opening her shop-within-a-shop at the tony L'Atelier bridal boutique, appearing in Martha Stewart Weddings magazine (not to mention O, among others over the past years). She's been a best for us for a lonnnng time here at Minnesota Monthly.

So imagine the delight that's rippling through the social media community with this announcement: Nelli is hosting a clutch-a-day giveaway during the month of October! Like she says, it's 31 reasons to love the month. And who doesn't want to go into fall fashion with a new handbag?

All you have to do is fill out a teensy little form on Facebook—one time—and get entered to win. One handbag from Nelli's fabulous 2012 collection will be given out each day to a lucky winner. Sounds pretty painless to me, with a big payoff. You can even register in September—the contest opened today!

Never seen Nelli's work? They're perfect piecss for weddings, special occasions, or just a cute fashion day out on the town. She hand-makes each one with quality materials like silk charmeuse, silk taffeta, grosgrain ribbon, and linen. No detail is missed, and I always love her cute striped ticking linings. You can get cozy over at

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? 

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