Style + Events: January 23-29


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French eyewear brand, Face à Face hosts a trunk show this weekend at InVision.

Image courtesy InVision

Check out these stylish shopping events this week in the Twin Cities: 

Frank Modern Floor Model Sale: Modern furniture and decor storefront, Frank Modern, is hosting its first annual floor model sale since rebranding from Covet Design last year. Save 20-50% storewide. Ends Sunday @ Frank Modern Furniture + Art, 3736 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis, frankmodern.com

Lululemon Pop-up: The athletic apparel brand is popping up at MartinPatrick3 in the North Loop for ten days. It will take over the store's back room with its full range of products for men and women. The brand will host daily events including free yoga and workout classes, plus customization options, including on-to-spot screen printing designed specially for the pop-up and customized chain stitching by San Francisco artist Sam Hart. Get details on the full lineup of events at facebook.com/lululemontwincities. Daily from Tuesday through Feb. 4 (Mondays–Saturdays from 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Sundays from 10 a.m.–6 p.m.) @ MartinPatrick3, 212 Third Ave. N., Minneapolis​

Detox Your Makeup Bag: January is the month of detoxing, and Spot Spa is extending that idea to your makeup bag. Join beauty writer Nicolle Mackinnon to learn the negative impact that traditional cosmetics can have on our skin. She'll share her industry knowledge on the connections between health and beauty, and offer personalized recommendations on nontoxic beaut swaps and tips on cleaning up your beauty routine. A $25 ticket (via Eventbrite) also includes in-store makeup samples and swag. Tuesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. @ Spot Spa, 1600 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, spotspas.com

Pillivuyt Sample Sale: Save 50-75% on fine porcelain by Pillivuyt France, a 200-year-old porcelain maker based in the French town of Mehun-sur-Yevre. The brand is having a moving and sample sale at the Excelsior headquarters of its U.S. retail distributor. Also find antiques, cookbooks, tools, office furniture, and more for sale. Thursday & Friday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. @ Pillivuyt USA, 180 George St., Ste. 104, Excelsior, pillivuytusa.com

Showroom's Three-Day Sample Sale: The fashion makers of Uptown boutique, Showroom, are joining forces for a giant sample sale. Shop deeply discounted clothing, jewelry, handbags, hats, accessories, and more from past-season collections by 20 local designers, including Kindred Folk, Karen Morris Milliner, Indigo & Snow, and Kokoon. Thursday-Saturday from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. daily @ Showroom, 615 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, showroommpls.com

Atelier957's Crazy Winter Sale: The Grand Avenue women's boutique kicks off his final sale of the season with a two-day blowout. All fall and winter clothing, accessories, and shoes will be 50–90% off. Refresh your winter wardrobe for now or stash your finds away for next winter. Friday & Saturday from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. @ Atelier957, 957 Grand Ave., St. Paul, atelier957.com

Face à Face Trunk Show: View the newest collection from the French contemporary eyewear brand, which designs frames inspired by modern art, and explores form, texture, and color in creative, dramatic style. The trunk show pops up over three days at all three of InVision Distinctive Eyewear's locations. Thursday from 11 a.m.–6 p.m. @ InVision Minnetonka (11300 Wayzata Blvd.), Friday from 11 a.m.–6 p.m. @ Invision Grand Ave. (867 Grand Ave.) & Saturday from 11 a.m.–6 p.m. @ InVision Galleria (3340 Galleria, Edina), invision-optical.com

North Local Market: Local makers take advantage of the influx of out-of-towners coming to Minneapolis for the Super Bowl with the North Local Market, which pops up at City Center for two weeks leading up to the big game. The lineup includes more than 25 top local makers, including Leather Works Minnesota, Fringe & Fettle Ceramics, Worker B, Urban Undercover, Sanborn Canoe Co., Spinning Wylde  gourmet cotton candy, Hagen and Oats wood décor, Eyebobs eyewear, Namakan Fur faux-fur accessories,  Sota ClothingSven Clogs, and heritage bagmaker, J.W. Hulme Co. Local blowout salon, The Wow Bar, will also open a satellite location within the North Local Market pop-up, offering shampooless blowouts—one dry styling version for $35, done in 30 minutes or less, and a 45-minute wet version for $40, plus full makeup services as well as dry styling. Call 612-334-3333 to book an appointment. Friday­ from 4–10 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m.–10 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m.–9 p.m., Monday from 4–9 p.m., Jan. 30 & Jan. 31 from 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Feb. 1 from 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Feb. 2 & Feb. 3 from 10 a.m.–10 p.m., and Feb. 4 from noon–3 p.m.@ City Center (1st level between Starbucks and Saks Off Fifth entrance), 33 S. Sixth St., Minneapolis

The Smile Network's Inspire: Pop-up: Also at City Center, Minneapolis-based nonprofit Smile Network international is opening a 7,000-square-foot space on the skyway level. Similar to its Inspire: Global Gifts for Urban Adventures gift shop at its Loring Park headquarters, the store will sell a selection of fair-trade goods by female artisans, which is sourced from places such as South Africa, Central and South America, Mexico, and India, plus handmade goods from Minnesota brands and makers, including North Loop wellness center and gift shop JeromeoDenise Houser Design women's apparel, House of Talents' fair-trade baskets from Ghana; nature photographer Natasha D'SchommerWakami fair-trade jewelry, and Julia Knight Collection's colorful decor. Proceeds help provide cleft-lip and -palate reconstructive surgery to children in developing countries. Daily from Jan. 26–Feb. 4 @ City Center, 33 S. Sixth St., Minneapolis, shop.smilenetwork.org 

Mill City Farmer's Market: Indoor Winter Market: Mill City Farmers boasts the largest indoor winter market in town. Shop handmade goods and fresh produce from more than 40 local farmers, food vendors, and makers. This week's makers include Alana Guillermo Pottery, Larissa Loden Jewelry, Hat Make, and Aprilierre jewelry. Saturday from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. @ 704 S. Second St., Minneapolis, millcityfarmersmarket.org

Valentine's Give Back Boutique: Find Valentine's goodies for your loved ones for a good cause at this pop-up market hosted by fair-trade brand House of Talents in the North Loop. Find handmade ceramics, vegan cosmetics, hand-dyed clothing and accessories, jewelry, chocolate, and more from vendors including Neal Jewelry, UrbanUndercover, A MANO, Mademoiselle Miel, and Indigo & Snow. The group will donated 10% of sales to local nonprofits. Saturday from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. @ House of Talents, 250 N. Third Ave. #615, Minneapolis. Get more info on the Facebook page.

Still Kickin Pop-up Shop: Beginning this month, local nonprofit organization and athletic apparel brand, Still Kickin, kicks off its monthly pop-up events at its new workspace. Stop by to check out the brand's newest merch—sales of which helps a Still Kickin Hero in need each month. Saturday from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. @ Still Kickin, 79 13th Ave. NE. #210, Minneapolis, stillkickin.co

Ritual Print Co. Queerance Sale: Shop t-shirts, tanks, and tote bangs by queer-owned apparel brands Ritual Print Co., Lowwbones, and KFG Apparel at steep discounts ($5–$15) at the print company's new share studio space. Studio mates 3 Jäg Design jewelry and Meg Brown Ceramics will also be on hand with some of their handcrafted goods. Saturday from 4–9 p.m. @ Northrup King Building, Studio 451, 1500 Jackson St. NE., Minneapolis

Arctic Market: A Winter Pop-up: Discover emerging makers and new local design talent during this monthly indoor pop-up market produced by Minneapolis Craft Market. The 25 makers include August Fischer Makers, North Man, Fair AnitaKaren Morris Millinery, Awesome Industries, and LaLunette JewelrySee the Facebook invite for the full lineupSunday from noon–5 p.m. @ Lakes & Legends Brewery Company, 1368 LaSalle Ave., Minneapolis, mplscraftmarket.com 

Arctic Bold Winter Wonderland Shopping Experience: Gear up for next week's Arctic Bold Fashion Show at this shopping event hosting by Uptown shop, Aura Boutique. See a preview of the looks that will be featured in the show, plus receive 50% off storewide, enter to win a drawing for a pair of tickets to the show, bubbly, and lights bites. Sunday from 3–5 p.m. @ Aura Boutique, 2447 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, auraboutiquempls.com

Meet the Makers: Minny & Paul: Minny & Paul is known for their custom-made birch boxes filled with Minnesota-made goods by some of the area’s top makers, each with a different theme. For the Super Bowl, the brand has created two boxes featuring Minnesota essentials that serve as both an introduction of Minnesota brands to the out-of-town visitor as well as a keepsake for locals. You can pick up a box and meet the participating makers this Sunday at Lyn-Lake basement speakeasy, Volstead's Emporium, or pre-order now at minnyandpaul.com—boxes will ship on Friday. Learn more about the collection on the Minnesota Monthly Style BlogSunday from 6-8 p.m. @ Volstead's Emporium, 711 W. Lake St., Minneapolis

A Night to Kill Kancer: North Loop menswear store MartinPatrick3 is partnering with John Varvatos and Baccarat for A Night to Kill Kancer in support of local cancer awareness nonprofit, Kill Kancer. The evening will debut eight limited-edition, rock-inspired screen-printed posters by Mark Herman of Numeric Press—a gift with any donation—plus a styled Varvatos "lookbook" room, craft cocktails (served in Baccarat Crystal), and snacks from Birchwood Cafe. Free entry. All poster proceeds benefit Kill Kancer. Monday from 5–9 p.m. @ MartinPatrick3, 212 Third Ave. N. #106, Minneapolis

Shop and save at these after-Christmas sales at local retailers this week:

Atelier957: All winter inventory, including women's clothing and accessories, is marked down 30-70% off in store and up to 50% off online. Now @ Atelier957, 957 Grand Ave., St. Paul, atelier957.com

Aura Boutique: Save 50% on all clothing through February. Now @ Aura Boutique, 2447 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, auraboutiquempls.com

Bluebird Boutique: Save 30-60% on fall and winter clothing and accessories. Now @ 3909 W. 50th St., Edina, bluebirdboutique.com

Brightwater Clothing & Gear: Save up to 50% on winter wear from Dale of Norway, Parajumpers, White & Warren, We Norwegians, Billy Reid, Kara Traa, and more for men and women. Now @ Brightwater Clothing & Gear, 256 Water St., Excelsior, brightwaterclothing.com

D.NOLO: The North Loop boutique collective is offering 30% off fall and winter gear, plus an additional 10% off sale goods. Now @ D.NOLO, 219 N. 2nd St., Minneapolis, dnolo.com  

Equation: Save up to 50% on select fall and winter styles. Now @ Equation, 5045 France Ave. S., Edina, equationmn.com  

Goldfinch: Save 25% on fair-trade cozy knit throws from Minneapolis-based brand, Goldfinch. Online only, ends Jan. 31 @ goldfinchblankets.com

Gus* Modern at Habitation Furnishing + Design: Save 15% on all regular-price Gus* Modern furniture and accents at the brand's exclusive Minnesota retailer, Habitation. Plus, Gus* will plant a tree for every product sold as part of Grow Modern, in support of healthy forests. In store only. Ends Jan. 28 @ Habitation Furnishing + Design, 4317 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, habitationdesign.com

Hazel & Rose: Save an extra 40% on sale items in store and online with checkout code HELLO2018. Now @ Hazel & Rose, 945 Broadway St. NE. #220, Minneapolis, shophazelandrose.com

Lily and Violet: Save 50% on seasonal merchandise. Now @ Lily & Violet, 3413 W. 44th St., Minneapolis, lilyandviolet.com  

MartinPatrick3: All Rodd & Gunn menswear is now 30% to 50% off, plus get discounts starting at 40% off on fall and winter menswear and accessories at MartinPatrick3's sale room. In store only. Now @ MartinPatrick3, 212 Third Ave. N. #106, Minneapolis, martinpatrick3.com

Melly: Save 30% to 50% on select fall and winter items, plus 50% on all jewelry (excluding Kendra Scott), in store and online. Now @ Melly, 3327 Galleria, Edina, mellyonline.com

Parc: Save up to 50% on select fall and winter styles, in store and online. Now @ Parc, 320 E. Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, parcboutique.com

Pumpz & Co.: Select fall merchandise will be 30% to 50% off, including designer footwear, handbags, and accessories. Now @ Pumpz & Co., 3511 Galleria, Edina, pumpzco.com  

Russell+Hazel: The locally owned, stylish office supply company is cleaning out its discontinued and past-season products with a warehouse sale—save 60% on notebooks, note cards, planners, organizers, accessories, and more, plus free domestic shipping for orders over $50. Now, online only @ russellandhazel.com

Sota Clothing: Save 20–60% on seasonal hats, tees, sweatshirts, and more from the local brand. Now @ sotaclothing.com

Stephanie’s: Save 30–50% on fall and winter clothing, shoes, and accessories. Now @ Stephanie's, 735 Cleveland Ave. S., St. Paul, stephaniesshop.com

Wilson & Willy's: Take 30% off men's wool outerwear in store and online at the North Loop retailer. Now @ Wilson & Willy's, 211 N. Washington Ave., Minneapolis, wilsonandwillys.com

Winsome Goods: Take 20% off all remaining fall and winter items online. Plus, 50% of all sales will be donated to She Should Run, a non-partisan organization that provides support for women to run for office. (Note: The Winsome storefront is closed until February 1.) Now @ winsomegoods.com

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