Dig into our weekly shopping guide for details on a contest with Pink Bow City, StyledLife’s end-of-summer sale, and preview Anne M. Cramer’s Fall/Winter collection.
Now: Pink Bow City Contest
What: Everyone who purchases an item from Pink Bow City or a vintage item from them will be able to enter a contest. Take a photo wearing your purchased item and send it in an email to email@example.com or send in a Facebook message. Pink Bow City will add it to an album and the picture with the most likes wins! Pink Bow City is also launching its new magazine in October and for $25 you can get a year-long subscription. Sign up here and enter “magazine” at the checkout for free shipping.
Now-Monday: Sale at STYLEDLife
What: Catch 30-70% off high-end brands at this semi-annual sale only lasting another week. Don’t miss this discount on Alexis Bittar, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Y3 and many more fabulous lines. Hats scarves and belts will be 50-70% off, music 50% off, gloves, legwear and sunglasses 70% off and jewelry is up to 70% off. Fall/winter accessories will be added toward the end of the month for a 15% off.
When: Now-Monday, September 3
Where: STYLEDLife, 3410 Galleria, Edina, 952-928-8888, www.styledlife.com
Now: Anne M. Cramer Pre-Order
What: The flirtatious and fun, yet elegant Fall and Winter 2012-2013 collection by Anne M. Cramer is available for pre-order now and through September 6 you can get free shipping on any purchase. Sophisticated skirts are seen, textured in print and layers of fringe and so are dresses, offering pieces doubling for the office or a night out.
When: Now through September 6
Thursday: l’étoile magazine presents Project Runway Weekly Viewing Parties
What: We here at l’étoile have always been big Project Runway fans, and this season features one of our very own – Minneapolis fashion designer Raul Osorio. Join l’étoile and cheer on Raul while you sip cocktails, including $3.50 house wines and $4 good-luck cocktails, every Thursday on the second floor of moto-i. Vote for Raul as Fan Favorite throughout the duration of the season by tweeting hashtag #teamraul. The winner gets $10,000 at the end of the season, and Raul has promised to throw a huge party if he wins – and everyone’s invited! (One tweet per user will be counted as a vote within a five-minute period, so you can vote a lot. Vote here.)
When: 8-9:30 pm every Thursday
Where: moto-i, 2940 Lyndale Avenue S, Minneapolis, 612-821-6262. Click HERE for the Facebook invite
Now: Girlfriend Package at Blowdry!
What: You, me, oui! Yes indeed, newly-opened blowdry bar Blowdry! has launched a deal for girlfriends. Grab your bestie and nab two blowdries for $60 (regularly priced at $35 a pop) during one visit. Blowdries include a complimentary scalp and shoulder massage, followed by shampoo, blowdry, and styling of your choosing – plus cappuccino and champagne! Book online at www.blowdryblowdry.com.
Where: Blowdry! Blowdry Bar, 1203 Lagoon Avenue, Minneapolis, 612-824-4878, www.blowdryblowdry.com
Friday: Sip & Shop
What: Every Friday through the summer, 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 every Friday
Where: Parc Boutique, 320 E Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, 612-353-4966, www.parcboutique.com