Shopping Guide: March 28-April 3
Both works above are inspired by Seattle Slew, Triple Crown Winner in 1977. See the full collection and purchase hats and prints at June Boutique on April 3.
Left: In progress illustration by Allegra Lockstadt. Right: In progress hat by Anna Lee.
March 29: Autumn's Vintage presents Spring Forward, Step Into Style Fashion Show: Held at Salon Sa Bel, the spring fashion show is using local professional models and clients of Autumn’s Vintage, of all ages, shapes, and sizes. Afterward, you may even purchase some items that will be on sale. (6-8 p.m., Salon Sa Bel, 1609 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, facebook.com)
March 30-April 6: The SWITCH Bi-Annual Sale at Showroom: It’s out with the old and in with the new—absolutely everything in the store will be on sale. By the end of the sale, Showroom will re-open transformed and ready for spring. Starting at 11 a.m. on March 30, and ending April 6 at 7 p.m. (Showroom, 615 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, facebook.com)
March 31-April 2: Cynthia Ashby trunk show + personal appearance at Key North Boutique: Key North Boutique welcomes avant garde apparel designer Cynthia Ashby, famous for her hand-dyed linens and use of finer fabrics. Fans now have the chance to sign up for a personal half-hour fashion consultation. Just phone or email Key North. (Key North Boutique, 515 N. First Ave., Minneapolis, keynorthboutique.com)
March 31-April 3: A Gathering of Friends Antique Market Spring Show: Join Bachman’s Floral for their Gathering of Friends Vintage Show that only comes around twice a year. The show features 19 dealers selling a cluster of antiques, primitives, vintage, industrial, painted furniture, garden and repurposed, upcycled items for your home. A special Wedding Theme will also be featured. (Bachman’s Floral, 6010 S. Lyndale Ave., Minneapolis, facebook.com)
March 31: Date Night North Loop: A recurring event the last Thursday of each month, you won’t want to miss the chance for exclusive 15 minute horse and carriage rides around the Loop. Participating retailers include Martin Patrick 3, Grethen House, Pacifier, Flirt Boutique, Brian Graham Salon, C’est Chic Boutique, and many more. View a full list on the Date Night North Loop Facebook page. (5-8 p.m., North Loop, Minneapolis)
April 1: Roe Wolfe Grand Reopening: After Arrow announced its closing, women's clothing store Roe Wolfe was quick to snatch up the North Loop location, which is just a few blocks away from its previous site. The boutique reopens Friday morning at 10 a.m. (121 N. 1st St., Minneapolis, 612-294-6583, roewolfe.com)
April 1: Idun Karaoke Night: Whether you want to exercise your vocals or sip drinks from Solo Vino (Idun’s neighbor on Selby Avenue), this is a fun night to explore the women’s clothing shop, especially because attendees will receive a 15% discount. Don’t worry, there’s no pressure to sing! (6-10 p.m., Idun, 495 Selby Ave, St. Paul, facebook.com)
April 2-10: Bunny Days at Grethen House: Both the Edina and North Loop locations are holding a special Easter sale. Receive 15-50 percent off your purchase with a scratch off card. Discounts do not apply to trunk show or special orders, and the discount will be not be applied if card is scratched prior to purchase. (4930 France Ave. S., Edina; 212 Third Ave. N. Suite 109, Minneapolis, grethenhouse.com)
April 3: Catwalk for Water 2016: The annual Student Show at Aveda Institute raises money to support the Minnesota National Audubon Society. This year’s Earth Month goal is $25,000. Help Aveda reach their goal by attending the show, participating in silent auctions, and make sure to vote for the audience favorite. (Silent auction 1-4 p.m., doors at 1:30 p.m. and show starts at 2; Aveda Institute Minneapolis, 400 Central Ave. SE, Minneapolis, facebook.com)
April 3: Launch party and trunk show at June Boutique: A Horse of a Different Color: Triple Crown Winners’ is a creative collaboration between milliner Anna Lee of Ruby3 and illustrator Allegra Lockstadt. The project honors the Kentucky Derby history with hats and illustrations inspired by 12 past Triple Crown Winners. Hats and prints will be available for purchase at the event. (12-4 p.m., June Boutique, 3406 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, juneresale.com)