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

Style + Shopping Jan. 15-28 || Vintage, Bridal Shows, Make-Up Swap

Make a silver knit bracelet, shop season end sales, and more

Weddings: 900 Hennepin

Hennepin Theatre Trust's new wedding and event venue offers a blank canvas with just the right amount of history

Weddings: Two Shows, Two Weeks

January brings The Wedding Fair and the Twin Cities Bridal Show to both Twin Cities downtowns

From Wall Street to Instagram

With 640,000-plus Instagram followers, local influencer Maria Vizuete is one of the top style bloggers in the country

Style + Shopping Jan. 1-14 || Bachelorette Becca Kufrin, Max's, Ruby Ribbon

The new year kicks off with sales on luxury favorites, a look at new items, and a fashion show with Becca Kufrin
Edit Module