The best shopping and event deals in the Twin Cities this week
MN Fashion Week: After a hiatus due to the pandemic, fall fashion is back in the air as Minnesota Fashion Week returns with a week-long lineup of diverse shows. The list includes a mix of parades, roundtables, designer showcases and pop-up shops. Discover the complete program of events here. September 12-18, fashionweekmn.com
Runway for Hope Fall Parade: Hope Chest for Breast Cancer’s Runway For Home Fashion Show is back in partnership with Galleria. A ticket to the fundraiser gets you access to a fall fashion show, plus sips and bites, as well as a silent auction to raise funds for an incredible cause. Hosted by local stylist and fashion producer Grant Whittaker and yours truly. Thursday September 16 galeria.com
Gallery360 Fall Trunk Show: New fall clothing collections are coming to Minneapolis, including pieces by local designers Anna Chambers-Goldberg, Tila & the Textiles, Lauren Oland and Barbara Zaharris. Stop Thursday to mingle with the artists and gear up for the cool season. 3011 W. 50th St., Mpls., galerie360mps.com.
Chameleon shops: To celebrate Latino Business Week and Hispanic Heritage Month, the Gaviidae Common skyway pop-up store concept welcomes 10 Latino-owned businesses all week. From sustainable hand-cast candles to designer sneakers, the brands will be on display until Friday, September 13. Common Gaviidae, Nicollet Mall, chameleonshoppes.com
More upcoming events
Edina style: Explore Edina’s annual style show is back, this year with a touch of fall. Check out trends and looks taken from Galleria, Southdale and 50th & France stores, as well as brunch and a variety of pop-up shops from surrounding boutiques. Sunday September 26 eventbrite.com
Les Sol’s Meta Moda: Linden Hills Boutique is celebrating the first anniversary of its brick and mortar with an in-store fashion show that mixes style, art and music. Plus pop-ups from local artists and brands House of Spitz, Rosella Vintage, Planty Queens, and Nelie G Mae. Free but space is limited. Thursday September 23, 4353 Upton Avenue S., Mpls., eventbrite.com
MN Black Fashion Week: Tickets are now on sale for the Fall 21 Black Fashion Week events, scheduled for September 17-25. More than eventbrite.com.
We’ll keep updating this list, so check back regularly!