Style + Shopping: May 22-27


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Shop handmade leather bags by Spring Finn & Co. at the Mill City Farmers Market this weekend.

Courtesy Spring Finn & Co.

Colored Organics Spring Sample Sale:

Colored Organics Sample Sale: Save on baby and kids' clothing by Minneapolis-based apparel brand, Organic Cotton, during its spring sample sale. Take advantage of major deals, enjoy treats from local businesses, and enter to win daily giveaways. Deals start at $5. Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. @ Organic Cotton headquarters, 222 N. 2nd St. #310, Minneapolis, coloredorganics.com

MAI Movement Spring Sale:

Shop unique, locally made athletic apparel during MAI Movement’s spring cleaning sale. Gear up for summer with deeply discounted prices on everything in the brand’s showroom, including sports bras, leggings, tanks, tees, and more for women and men. Thursday from 4-7 p.m. @ MAI Movement Showroom, 610 SE. 9th St. #6B, Minneapolis, mai-iamenough.com

Black Magik Woman IV:

Black Magik Woman began in 2015 with a group of five female photographers and has since grown in scale, concept, and popularity. Conceived by Minneapolis creative Connie Mrotek to showcase all-female collaborations and bring a positive perspective to the female and female-identified, and non-binary form, this gallery exhibition showcases the collaborative works of 11 creative teams tackling social issues of today. The event also features DJ Rowsheen, DJ Babyghost, and live art performances. Thursday from 7-11 p.m. (VIP at 6 p.m.) @ Gamut Gallery, 717 S. 10th St., Minneapolis; tickets start at $25 at gofundme.com/blackmagikwoman

Spring Cleaning Vintage Garage Sale:

Join a trio of local vintage sellers for their lowest prices of the season. Shop vintage clothing, accessories, home decor, records, and more from Dearheart Vintage, Double Peace Studio, and OpArtunity Vintage as they clean out their inventories to make room for fresh goods. Everything is priced at $10 or under. Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. @ 2908 S. 31st Ave., Minneapolis 

Showroom Boutique Closing:

After five years of business, Lyn-Lake boutique Showroom is closing. Founded by local designers Kimberly Jurek-Valanzasca and Jennifer Chilstrom in 2013, Showroom has served as an important hub for Minnesota fashion design, selling clothing and accessories by an eclectic mix of local labels. On June 1, Jurek-Valanzasca will open a new concept, The Fitting Room, which will feature many of the same designers. Celebrate the end of an era with the store’s designers during Saturday’s closing party, featuring sips, small bites, live music, and sales throughout the day. Read more about the closing and Kimberly Jurek’s new label, Alma Mia, on the MNMO Style blog. Saturday from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. @ Showroom, 615 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, showroommpls.com

Winnie Lu’s 2nd Birthday & Summer Kickoff:

Celebrate the birthday of Winnie Lu boutique’s shop dog, Winnie, with a day of prizes, refreshments, and more. The lifestyle store, which specializes in home decor, gifts, and Minnesota-made products, will debut new products as well as new summer products and mini makeovers from BeautyCounter. Plus, shoppers can enjoy sips and snacks (including birthday cake), a gift with purchase, and the chance to enter to win a big prize. Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. @ Winnie Lu, 7924 Victoria Dr. #103, Victoria, shopwinnielu.com

Black Fashion Week Kickoff:

Black Fashion Week was founded this spring to showcase fashions by Minnesota independent designers, brands, and retailers of color. The launch party will includes a fashion show featuring designer Jacqueline Addison of Akua Gabby, a Ghana-born designer now based in Minneapolis, and Black Excellence by HWMR (Houston White Menswear), a barbershop and retail and design space based on the North Side. Friday from 7-11 p.m. @ Moxy Minneapolis Uptown, 1121 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, blackfashionweekmn.com

Mill City Farmers Market:

After a winter indoors, the Mill City Farmers Market is back outside every weekend for the season. One of the longest-running farmers markets in the Twin Cities, it features a rotating lineup of more than 60 local farmers, food makers, and artisans in a single marketplace alongside the Mississippi River. This week's makers include Larissa Loden Jewelry, Brittany Trushin Ceramics, Spring Finn & Co. handbags, Stirsby wooden kitchen utensils, ArtAndes Peruvian woven rugs and textiles, Jeanne Beatrice market baskets, and more. Saturday from 8 a.m.–1 p.m. @ 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, millcityfarmersmarket.org   

Lacuna Gallery’s Spring Open House & Pottery Sale:

Shop goods from nearly 50 local ceramicists during Lacuna Gallery’s spring open house and pottery sale. Check out new work from the gallery’s recent drawing residency as well as a selection of pottery by Francis Pineda-Fischer of Sandwich Ceramic, Adam Gruetzmacher, Autumn Higgins, Brittany Trushin, Louisa Podlich of A MANO, Amanda Dobbratz, Erin Smith of E.SMITH Workshop, and many more. The gallery’s backyard will also host food and drinks for purchase, a bonfire, and music. Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. @ Lacuna Gallery, 3730 Chicago Ave. S., Studio A, Minneapolis, facebook.com/lacunagallerympls

Frank Modern & Covet Consign Open House:

The businesses of 38th and Chicago are coming together for a day of open house events. Down the street from Lacuna Gallery, stop by home interiors store, Frank Modern, and furniture consignment and frame shop, Covet Consign. Covet will be offering 20% off all custom framing orders on artwork purchased from Lacuna, Frank Modern, and Covet. Sunday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. @ Frank Modern, 3736 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis, frankmodern.com, covetconsignanddesign.com

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