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This week in St. Paul shopping, a stylish trunk show at Picky Girl, a shopping night for the fellas at lingerie boutique Flirt, and more:
Thursday: Anna Hovet Trunk Show at Picky Girl
What: Whether you’re looking for warm wool jackets, cutesy sweaters or jersey dresses to keep you warm this year, emerging Chicago fashion designer Anna Hovet has got it all. And now, you can peruse her entire winter collection first-hand at picky girl boutique in St. Paul, available in Minnesota for the first time. Her totally wearable and trendy line, inspired by European streetwear and fashions of the 1910s, includes cute coats, lovely leggings and other warm winterwear perfectly suited for Minnesota winters. Best of all, at $49 to $280, the line is priced relatively reasonably. Bonus: The designer will be in town just for the trunk show, so take the chance to catch her ear. -Lauren Gantner
When: 4–9 p.m. Thursday, December 16.
Where: Picky Girl Boutique, 949 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-698-4107, www.pickygirlmn.com
Thursday & Friday: Myrth & Merriment at ELINOR
What: Be merry this holiday season with local textile and artist co-operative shop ELINOR. This Thursday and Friday, the artsy boutique will be throwing a Christmas bash. Stop by their shop to celebrate the holiday season and score totally awesome freebies, including mounds of yummy chocolate treats, super-awesome giveaways and even 10 percent off anything you purchase that day. -L.G.
When: 4–8 p.m. Thursday, December 16 & Friday, December 17.
Where: ELINOR, 1559 Randolph Ave., St. Paul, 651-771-1791, www.elinor7.wordpress.com
Thursday: Guys’ Night Out at Flirt
What: Is your guy a little oblivious when it comes to his Christmas shopping? Don’t worry girls, sassy and classy lingerie boutique Flirt has got you covered this holiday season. Send your man over to the cutesy shop this Thursday to sit-back and enjoy all the things he loves: salty snacks, a couple of brews and totally hot lingerie (for your Christmas stocking, of course!) If your man doesn’t know much about what fits, just send your sizes and preferences to firstname.lastname@example.org so he’ll know exactly what to get you this season. Plus, for stopping in he’ll get his own manly stogie to puff on the drive home. -L.G.
When: 5–8 p.m. Thursday, December 16.
Where: Flirt Boutique, 177 N. Snelling Ave., St. Paul, 651698-3692, www.flirt-boutique.com
Saturday: Give Us Wings Trunk Show & Sale
What: St. Paul’s FiveTwoSix Salon is offerings its exclusive collection of imported jewelry from Africa, all made by volunteers from Give Us Wings non-profit. While you’re there, enjoy refreshments and take in Rhea Pappas’ latest collection of dreamy underwater photography. Plus both days, take advantage of a buy one, get one gift certificate offer: spend $25, get $5; spend $50, get $10; spend $100, get $20; and spend $200, get $40. -L.G.
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, December 18.
Where: FiveTwoSix Salon, 526 Selby Ave., St. Paul, 651-222-3839, 526salon.com
What: The Grand Hand’s annual Handmade Holiday bazaar opens for the holiday shopping season just in time for Thanksgiving. Stock up on fresh finds and perennial favorites, including a wide selection of ornaments, jewelry, prints, and pottery as well as work in fiber, glass, metal and wood. We’ll be adding new goods throughout the season, with plenty of options under $60. -Jahna Peloquin (Pictured: Jewelry by Brittany Foster)
When: During store hours November 19-December 24.
Where: The Grand Hand Gallery, 619 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-312-1122, thegrandhand.com
December Deals at FiveTwoSix Salon
What: Every month, St. Paul salon FiveTwoSix – which was recently named one of the top 100 salons in America by Elle Magazine – has tons of ways to keep you pretty with great deals and promos. This month, buy one of any product and get 10 percent off; buy two, get 15 percent off; buy three, get 20 percent off.
Plus get your winter hair fix with Bumble & Bumble’s Wear and Care Quenching Treatment; the line starts at $35, and you can take 20 percent off when you invest in all four treatments from the line. For your dry skin fix, take in a winter skin spa treatment from Dermalogica; get a 30 minute treatment for only $35, and take home its Smooth and Renew kit with free travel size samples for only $36 ($66 value). More deals running through the month: get a free 4 oz. Bumble & Bumble hairspray with a Messy or Dressy production collection purchase; free makeup touch-ups from Smashbox Cosmetics after any hair or spa appointment; and if you refer three people to your stylist, you’ll receive a free haircut, and they’ll receive a complimentary Bumble & Bumble product. -L.G.
When: Through December.
Where: 526 Selby Ave., St. Paul, 651-222-3839, 526salon.com
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This weekend in St. Paul style and shopping, FiveTwoSix Salon hosts a benefit for Give Us Wings that will feature a design challenge by some top local designers; plus, The Grand Hand Gallery hosts a trunk show by Karin Jacobson, Karma celebrates five years, and October deals at FiveTwoSix.
Saturday: Benefit for Give Us Wings/Design Challenge
What: This weekend, join happenin’ Salon Spa Gallery FiveTwoSix for an African-inspired runway show and fashion challenge featuring ten local designers. Their mission? To create a catwalk-ready look by using colorful African textiles straight from the volunteer organization and poverty-fighters at Give Us Wings. This weekend they have brought together inspirational design gurus including Emma Berg, Pafoua Thao of PFT Couture, Kimberly Jurek and more for a fancy runway event. On top of that, there will be a cutesy boutique for your browsing, tons of tunage, delish drinks from Solo Vino and Summit, snacks from Café Latte, Cheeky Monkey and Café 128, and emcee/celeb hairstylist Faatemah Ampey. -Lauren Gantner
When: 7–10 p.m. Saturday, October 23.
Where: FiveTwoSix Salon Spa Gallery, 526 Selby Ave., St. Paul, 651-222-3839, 526salon.com
Saturday & Sunday: Karin Jacobson Trunk Show
What: Minneapolis jewel-smith Karin Jacobson is bringing her fall collection of glittering, sleek line of gems to the Grand Hand Gallery all weekend. Her latest collection combines her usual silver and semi-precious gems with new pieces featuring touches of leather and recycled gold. In addition, she is launching her latest bridal collection – perfect for all you soon to be brides. Regardless of your budget, there’s something for everyone here. -Lauren Gantner
When: Saturday, October 23 & Sunday, October 24.
Where: The Grand Hand Gallery, 919 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-312-1122, thegrandhand.com, superkarin.com
Saturday: Karma 5 Year Anniversary
What: To celebrate five years of business, St. Paul shop Karma is offering 25 percent off your entire purchase all day, including sale merchandise.
When: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, October 23.
Where: Karma, 867 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-291-1997, karmashops.com
October Promotions at FiveTwoSix
What: Every month, St. Paul salon FiveTwoSix – which was recently named one of the top 100 salons in America by Elle Magazine – has tons of ways to keep you pretty with great deals and promos. This month, they’re offering a complimentary Acupressure service with any facial or Microzone treatment ($20 value); a free 4 oz. Bumble & Bumble hairspray with a Messy or Dressy production collection purchase; free makeup touch-ups from Smashbox Cosmetics after any hair or spa appointment; and if you refer three people to your stylist, you’ll receive a free haircut, and they’ll receive a complimentary Bumble & Bumble product. -Jahna Peloquin
When: Through October.
Where: 526 Selby Ave., St. Paul, 651-222-3839, 526salon.com
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