This week in l’étoile’s shopping guide, attend parties dedicated to vintage, win $100 at Roe Wolfe and stock up on summer wear with sales at your favorite boutiques.
Now through July 21: Roe Wolfe Giveaway Offer
What: High-end boutique Roe Wolfe, home to clothing, beauty products and decor is offering a $100 gift certificate to the winner of their giveaway contest. Fans may sign up through Facebook, and if you convince two friends to sign up, win other secret prizes. Enter your name at your chance to spend your gift on imaginative and empowering clothing and products.
When: Now through July 21
Where: Enter contest here
Wednesday: Vintage Glam! Party
What: StyledLife, known for its collection of designer accessories, is launching a permanent vintage salon this week. Tying into its annual Vintage Glam! party, dress in your best vintage and see unique and rare vintage items and accessories from names like Lanvin, Nina Ricci, Christian Dior, Givenchy, Kenneth Jay Lane and YSL from the 1950s to the 1980s.
When: 5-9 pm Wednesday, July 11.
Where: StyledLife, 3410 Galleria, Edina, 952-928-8888, www.styledlife.com. RSVP to 952-928-8888 or email@example.com for a discount during the event.
Wednesday-Saturday: Il Vostro Boutique Anniversary Sale
What: Celebrate 50th & France designer boutique il Vostro’s second anniversary under new owner Katie Egan with a four day sale. Take 20 percent off storewide on under-the-radar names like Yoana Baraschi, Eva Franco, BB Dakota, Aryn K. and more.
When: Wednesday, July 11-Saturday, July 14.
Where: il Vostro Boutique, 5045 France Avenue S, Edina, 612-920-3167, www.ilvostroboutique.com
Thursday: ROX Jewelry featured
What: Rox Jewelry has taken over this Thursday. Rox Jewelry joins Excelsior’s annual Girl’s Night Out where sales and proceeds go to MN Ovarian Cancer Alliance and The Hope Chest for Breast Cancer. Also, catch the one-of-a-kind jewelry featured at the Tangerine Dream fashion show at 6:30pm. Get your chance to shop Rox at Omorphia Boutique and see the latest jewelry inspired by the Middle East and Mediterranean.
When: Thursday, July 12
Where: Fashion Show: Water Street, Downtown Excelsior; Omorphia Boutique: 206 Water Street
Thursday: Ladies Night Out – Stella & Dot Fall Collection Release
What: Stella & Dot’s Fall Collection will showcase new jewelry and accessories, and you can celebrate the line’s release with wine and treats. Get style advice directly from Stella & Dot, known for their statement necklaces and cocktail rings as well as handbags and intricate bracelets. Receive free eyebrow waxing by esthetician Nicole Tang as well as advice on fashion from Houndstooth.
When: 6:30-8:30 pm Thursday, July 12
Where: Houndstooth , 5749 Egan Drive, Savage, 952-440-2807, www.houndstoothboutique.com
Thursday-Sunday: Galleria Clearance Experience
What: Save on current and past collections from the beloved retailers of the Galleria. Find accessories, decor, fashion and more and save up to 80% on your purchase. Stores participating in the sale include: Arafina, Creative Kidstuff, Eileen Fisher, Hammer Made, Pumpz & Co. and several more. Stop into the shops as soon as you can, these designer deals are sure to go quickly.
When: Thursday, July 12-Sunday, July 15.
Where: Galleria (Participating stores), 69th & France Avenue, Edina, 952-925-4321, www.GalleriaEdina.com
Saturday: Summer Garden Party & Vintage Sale
What: Soak up the sundresses, swimwear, accessories and anything perfect for the summer sun at this party hosted by Band of Thrifters. And gents, there’s loads of vintage for you too. Another vendor has been added and with all the fabulous sale items, new and old, there will be something for everyone at this one-day sale.
When: 12-5 pm, Saturday, July 14
Where: Scout, 2101 E 38th Street, Minneapolis, Click HERE for the Facebook invite
Saturday & Sunday: Summer of Love Vintage Sale
What: Don’t miss the shopping extravaganza of affordable vintage, home decor and accessories. Lovely vintage from nine fabulous vendors including skirts, tops, accessories and beachwear will all be included and surprises for shoppers.
When: 10 am-7 pm Saturday, July 14 & Noon-5 pm Sunday, July 15.
Where: Mighty Swell, 3109 E 42nd Street, Minneapolis, www.mightyswell.com
Beginning Thursday: American Guitar & Band Moving Sale
What: Just named one of the top ten indie guitar shops in the nation by Guitar Player, Cory Lake’s American Guitar & Band is set to move into a new Plymouth facility on August 1 – which means the moving sale starts now. All inventory (including Gibson, Mesa Boogie, Dr. Z, Marshall, Fender, Ibanez, Epiphone, Taylor, G&L, Suhr, Gretsch, Vox, Two-Rock and more) and select fixtures are on sale. The sale starts Thursday and runs through the end of the month, with the new location opening on August 1 in Plymouth.
When: Thursday, July 5-July 31.
Where: American Guitar & Band, 13777 Grove Drive N, Maple Grove, 763-424-4888, www.americanguitarandband.com
Saturday: Lazerbeak Record Sale
What: You know it’s going to be a great record sale when one of Doomtree’s DJ/producers is throwing it. Lazerbeak is selling over 2,000 used records in “decent to great shape” including rock, soul, jazz, R&B and indie, primarily from the ’60s to the ’80s. All priced between $1 to $3, you’re sure to score some gems. Bonus: used DVDs and CDs will also be for sale for $1 to $3.
When: 8 am-4 pm Saturday, July 14.
Where: Alley of 42nd Street & 20th Avenue S (2nd garage on the right), Minneapolis.
Now: martinpatrick3 Summer Sale
What: The men-centric shop famous for its flashy prints, plaids and argyle is having a sale on its modern and classy clothing and accessories. Receive 20% off storewide and an additional 10% off of clearance items is awarded from a selection of pants, sweaters, blazers and outerwear. Use code “cruel summer” to receive in-store and online discounts.
Where: martinpatrick3, 212 3rd Avenue N, Suite 106, Minneapolis, 612-746-5329, www.martinpatrick3.com
Friday: Sip & Shop
What: Every Friday, Parc Boutique is dedicated to bringing you a happy hour filled with drinks and shopping, all in one. Enjoy wine and save 15% off your purchases. The weekly tradition will continue all summer long.
When: 3-6 pm Friday July 13, continues every Friday.
Where: Parc Boutique, 320 E Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, 612-353-4966, www.parcboutique.com