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Shopping + Style: Feb. 27-March 5


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Shop Tessa Louise’s fall/winter 2017 collection at Showroom’s semi-annual The Switch sale.

Courtesy Showroom

The week in shopping includes a hygge-inspired maker market and vintage sales galore.

Up Six Vintage Winter Clearance: Save 30 percent on all vintage clothing and accessories for men and women, plus 20 percent off all mid-century modern furnishings, housewares, decor, records, jewelry case items, art, and lighting during the St. Paul vintage store's annual winter clearance. Tuesday–Monday @ Up Six Vintage, 189 Snelling Ave. N, St. Paul, facebook.com/upsixvintage

Spring Parade of Homes Showcase: Get decor ideas at 481 new homes during the annual Spring Parade of Homes event, which showcases the latest in floor plans, interior design trends, furniture, finishes, and "Smart Home" technology. Events include wine and cheese tastings, seminars on green design trends, the art of downsizing and interior design styles. Admission is free except for a $5 donation to tour four high-end Artisan Dream Homes. Noon–6 p.m. Thursdays–Sundays through March 25 @ various locations; free guidebooks at Holiday Station stores or go to paradeofhomes.org

Pink Door Boutique Sip & Shop Opening Event: After 10 years in Lakeville, retailer Pink Door Boutique has moved to 50th & France, at the former Parc storefront. The store carries a mix of women’s clothing and accessories, hostess and baby gifts, and home decor and fragrance, plus bath bombs from Da Bomb Bath Fizzers. They open this week with a three-day Sip & Shop opening event. Thursday–Saturday from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. daily @ Pink Door Boutique, 5023 France Ave. S., Edina, facebook.com/pg/PINKDOORMN

Showroom’s The Switch: Semi-Annual Sale: Uptown boutique Showroom, which sells women's clothing and accessories by Minnesota fashion brands, is clearing out its winter collections to make room for spring. Each local clothing and accessory designer, including Kindred Folk, Kokoon, Joeleen Torvick, and Tessa Louise, will be individually marking down their fall/winter collections. Starts Thursday at 11 a.m., ends March 9 @ Showroom, 615 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, 612-345-7391, showroommpls.com

Rewind Vintage’s Get Pretty Sale: Save 50 percent off clothing and shoes for men and women, and 25 percent off everything else, during the Northeast vintage shop's semi-annual sale. Friday–Sunday @ Rewind Vintage, 2852B Johnson St. NE., Minneapolis, rewindminneapolis.com

Time Bomb Vintage’s 3rd Anniversary Weekend Celebration: Head to vintage shopping district, Minnehaha Mile, for Time Bomb Vintage’s third birthday bash. The weekend includes treasure hunts, prizes, games, and daily deals, plus bingo, cartoons and cereal, and a kick-off party with live music. Friday–Sunday from noon–6 p.m. daily @ Time Bomb Vintage, 4008 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, timebombvintage.com

Mérite House of Beauty & Liv Skin MedSpa Anniversary Party: Since 2008, Merité House of Beauty (formerly Lili Salon Minnetonka) has been known for its blend of hair and skincare services. With the recent opening of sister business LivSkin MedSpa next door to the salon, the company has blended a luxurious skincare experience with medical-grade technology, services, and products. The two businesses celebrate their 10-year and one-year anniversaries, respectively, with a party featuring a Tess + Tricia jewelry trunk show, cocktails from BET Vodka, food and desserts, and swag for the first 100 tickets purchased, with proceeds benefiting Smile Network International. Tickets are $10 via eventbrite.com. Friday from 6–9 p.m. @ Mérite House of Beauty and Liv Skin MedSpa 5757 Sanibel Drive #1 and #2 Minnetonka, meritehob.com & livskinmedspa.com 

Hygge Market: Make a weekend trip to Duluth for the Hygge Market, an outdoor modern craft market featuring artisan goods by more than 20 Minnesota makers. Hosted by home goods retailer Makers Mercantile and reclaimed wood art storefront Bailey Builds, the market celebrates the Danish concept of hygge with warm drinks, outdoor games, and hot eats. Saturday from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. @ 58th Ave. W. & Grand Ave., Duluth, makersmercantilemn.com

Great Lakes Warehouse Sale: The homegrown clothing and accessory brand hosts its annual warehouse sale featuring its biggest deals of the year. Shop discounted items in a variety of styles and sizes, and receive a free Great Lakes canvas tote with purchase while supplies last. Shop early for best selection. Saturday from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. @ Great Lakes, 610 9th St. SE., Minneapolis, greatlakescollection.com

Eyebobs Trunk Show at Victory: Vintage home goods store, Victory, hosts a trunk show featuring the latest eyewear collection from Minneapolis-based brand, Eyebobs. Stop by to receive 10 percent off one pair of readers, sunglasses, and prescription eyewear, or 20 percent off two pairs or more. Saturday from noon–3 p.m. @ Victory, 3505 W. 44th St., Minneapolis, shopvictory.com and eyebobs.com

True Hue Pop-up Shop: Minnesota-based natural home fragrance brand, True Hue, pops up at Pottery Barn Galleria with its selection of vegan, phthalate-free, and GMO-free natural-soy candles, reed diffusers, room and linen sprays, and matches. Saturday from noon–6 p.m. @ Pottery Barn, 3675 Galleria, Edina, truehuelife.com

Kieran Riley Abbott Artist's Reception: Home goods store, Forage Modern Workshop, hosts an artist's reception for its current featured artist, Kieran Riley Abbott. The Minneapolis native, now based in Vermont, received her BFA in printmaking from the University of Minnesota. Her newest exhibition centers around a series of sculptural monotypes that feature a geometric, checkerboard pattern that blurs around the edges as a result of the artist's unique process. Saturday from 3–5 p.m. (on view through April) @ Forage Modern Workshop, 4023 E. Lake St., Minneapolis, foragemodernworkshop.com

Minnesota’s Red Dress Collection Fashion Show: Minnesota’s Red Dress Collection fashion show returns after a one-year hiatus to Loews Hotel in downtown Minneapolis. Local notables, including Dessa and Keri Noble, will walk the runway in looks by local designers including Samantha Rei, Christopher Straub, and more. Sponsored by St. Jude Medical with additional support from the University of Minnesota Health Heart Care clinic, the show benefits the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women program, which shines a light on heart disease—the No. 1 cause of death in women. Get tickets ($25–$195) at reddressmn.com and read a review of the 2016 show on the MNMO Style blogSaturday at 7 p.m. (show at 9 p.m.) at Loews Hotel, 601 N. First Ave., Minneapolis

25th Annual Minnesota Oscar Experience: The Aegis Foundation presents the 25th annual Minnesota Oscar Experience, a decked-out soiree that includes a red carpet, door prizes, a silent auction, passed hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, and a screening of the 90th Academy Awards ceremony. Proceeds benefit Aegis, which provides support for education and youth leadership, and nonprofit youth bakery, Cookie Cart. Tickets are $45 to $190 at aegisfoundationinc.org. Sunday from 5:30–11 p.m. @ Hotel Ivy, 201 S. 11th St., Minneapolis

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