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This week in St. Paul shopping, Guild teams up with the Goldstein for a benefit and holiday shopping open house, Selby and Snelling shops’ special shopping night, and more:
Thursday: Guild presents Goldstein Museum of Design Benefit & Holiday Open House
What: This weekend, the artsy curators at Guild boutique have teamed up with the Goldstein Museum of Design for a festive holiday styling event. Get in the know on holiday styles with professional stylist Gwen Leeds on top of tons to table décor tips from Nancy Koch from Dayton’s Paris Flea Market and Tami Roth from Meli Melo. Plus, all proceeds will support the Goldstein Museum! -Lauren Gantner
When: 6–9 p.m. Thursday, November 11.
Where: The Goldstein Museum of Design, 241 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave., St. Paul, 612-624-7434, guildcollective.wordpress.com
Thursday: Shop by Candlelight at Selby & Snelling
What: Start of the Season right with the shops on Selby and Snelling! This Thursday, resale shop Everyday People, lingerie boutique Flirt, vintage haven Lula, Euro-chic shops A. Michele and Allee Metro Chic, and gift store Patina have teamed together to bring you a candlelit shopping experience full of cheery treats, special sales and tons of surprises just in time for the holiday season. Plus, receive a $20 gift card from A. Michele for every $100 spent at the store. -Lauren Gantner
When: 6–9 p.m. Thursday, November 11.
Where: Selby & Snelling Aves., St. Paul.
Friday-Saturday: Allen Brewer & Pam Valfer Studio Sale
What: It’s obvious that we have already fallen in love with the husband-wifey art team Allen Brewer and Pamela Valfer after their recent joint exhibition at the SooVAC, so naturally we are ecstatic about their open studio sale this weekend. Now is your chance to step into an artistic adventure world while perusing tons of their creative pieces (often cleverly combining colorful sketches and text) for your own collection. -Lauren Gantner (Pictured: Allen Brewer)
When: 6–10 p.m. Friday, November 12 & Noon–6 p.m. Saturday, November 13.
Where: Pam and Allen’s Studio, 2242 University Ave. #202, St. Paul, dothedow.info
Friday: “Loss of Innocence” Opening Reception
What: St. Paul photographer and l’étoile fave Rhea Pappas is at the center of this multi-faceted, fashion-forward event at FiveTwoSix Salon and Gallery. Pappas will be debuting her latest collection of enchanting, haunting underwater photography. Rounding out the night, photographer Darrin Commerford will be doing a live shoot with models wearing hand-dyed scarves by Wendie Zekowski and jewelry by Jamie Ingham – with hair and makeup by FiveTwoSix’s expert stylists, of course. -Jahna Peloquin (Photo: Rhea Pappas)
When: 7-10 p.m. Friday, November 12.
Where: FiveTwoSix Salon, 526 Selby Ave., St. Paul, 651-222-3839, 526salon.com
November 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, 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.
When: Through November.
Where: 526 Selby Ave., St. Paul, 651-222-3839, 526salon.com
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WEEK OF MAY 3-9:
Monday: First Monday at the Commodore
What: Head to the historic Commodore Hotel for an evening of shopping and cocktails. The Commodore, previously a residential hotel and home to such notable figures as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Al Capone, and Sinclair Lewis, has since been renovated into a banquet hall – the setting of the monthly flea market, First Mondays at the Commodore. Grab a cocktail at the historic Art Deco Bar and peruse handmade wares such as letterpress cards, jewelry, gifts, and housewares, plus vintage clothing, antiques, and more.
When: 4-8 p.m. Monday, May 3.
Where: The Commodore Hotel, 79 Western Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-222-1751, www.universityclubofstpaul.com.
Thursday: Shopping Night at Selby & Snelling
What: The mini shopping district located at Selby and Snelling Avenues in St. Paul is hosting a shopping evening this Thursday, just in time for Mother’s Day gifting. At French-styled lingerie boutique Flirt, indulge in champagne, cream puffs and 10 percent off all your purchases, plus a free gift with purchase; shop the latest fashions and accessories at A. Michele and receive 15 percent off and enter to win a drawing for a $50 gift certificate; receive 15 percent off, make a wish list, and sip a margarita at Initially Yours Monogramming & Gifts. (Family and friends receive 15 percent off any items purchased off your wish list through Sunday, May 9.) (Pictured: A spring look from Flirt.)
When: 5-8 p.m. Thursday, May 6.
Where: Flirt: 177 Snelling Ave., St. Paul, 651-698-3692; A. Michele: 1591 Selby Ave., St. Paul, 651-735-8088; Initially Yours: 1585 Selby Ave., St. Paul, 651-225-0900.
Saturday: The Big Bangle Fair Trade Fashion Show at Victoria Crossing West
What: Part of the Big Bang! World Fair Trade Day this trade show and fashion event combines clothing from Indian-inspired boutique Mehera Shaw and accessories from Ten Thousand Villages. Mehera Shaw designer/owner Shari Keller will follow the show with a discussion about her clothing line and the process of fair trade production. (Pictured: A look from Mehera Shaw.)
When: 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8.
Where: Victoria Crossing West, 867 Grand Ave., St. Paul. www.worldfairtradeday10.org.
Saturday & Sunday: Sarah Graham Jewelry Trunk Show
What: Grand Hand Gallery hosts Mother’s Day Weekend. San Francisco metalsmith Sarah Graham will be on hand with a full range of new and favorite designs for this two-day event. Sarah is known for the unique color combinations she achieves with materials including blackened steel, conflict free diamonds and 18 karat gold. Her motifs often spring from her observations of the natural world: she cites one of nature’s virtues – patience – as the grounding principle of her design process as she creates her beautiful, enduring work.
When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, May 1 & noon-5 p.m. Sunday, May 2.
Where: Grand Hand Gallery, 619 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-312-1122, www.thegrandhand.com.
Special Offers at FiveTwoSix Salon & Spa
What: Now through May 8, buy a $50 gift card and receive a travel bag and two free 2-oz. samples of Bumble & Bumble product. Also while supplies last, buy a Dermalogica Daily Microfolian and receive a travel size Special Cleansing Gel and Active Moist for only $50 (an $80.50 value) – and through May, receive 10 percent off all Dermalogica products. Looking to try out a new stylist on the cheap? FiveTwoSix’s stylists-in-training program offers haircuts starting at $15. Finally, for every three people you refer to your stylist, you’ll receive a free haircut – and each referred person receives a complimentary Bumble & Bumble product.
When: Ongoing through May.
Where: FiveTwoSix Salon Spa & Gallery, 529 Selby Ave., St. Paul. 651-222-3839, www.526salon.qwestoffice.net.
Arc’s Thrift Crawl
What: Thrifting is so much more fun when you make a day of it, and one of our fave thrift joints, Arc’s Value Village, is helping give you some motivation. If you givis t all four Arc’s stores between April 17 and May 15, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $100 gift card to Arc’s Value Village. Simply pick up an Arc’s Thrift Crawl Passport beginning April 17, get your passport stamped at each store (one stamp per store, per day). You can enter as many times are you’re able to, and each store will have its own drawing on May 16. (Limit one win per person.)
When: Saturday, April 17-Saturday, May 15.
Where: Arc’s Value Village: 1650 White Bear Ave. N., St. Paul, 651-788-8300, www.arcsvaluevillage.org.
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This week, St. Paul shops gear up for Valentine’s Day with new sales, shopping events, and other stylish happenings. Take it all in, or pick and choose – there’s something here for everyone.
The W7 Collective – a consortium of local crafters and artisans – presents its “Uncommon Market” monthly pop-up shop in St. Paul the second weekend of each month. This month, shop for handmade soaps, handbags from Rapport and POST-, and modern art-inspired jewelry by Silver Cocoon. Friday’s event includes treats, drinks and live music. (11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thu. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. The Pilney Building, 1032 W. 7th St., St. Paul.)
Through Sunday: Flirt & Azia Special Offer
Receive a coupon for a free cocktail at popular Asian fusion eatery Azia with any purchase at Flirt lingerie boutique. Doubling your savings, with any dinner purchase at Azia, receive a coupon for 10 percent off at Flirt in the month of March. Throughout the month of February, you can also receive a coupon for 25 percent off one item in March at Flirt. (Feb. 7-14. Flirt, 177 Snelling Ave., St. Paul. 651-698-3692 & Azia, 2550 Nicollet Av., Mpls. 612-813-1200.)
Saturday: Arc’s Half-off Sale
Arc’s Value Village thrift stores are having a storewide 50 percent off sale. Be sure to head to their vintage and designer sections first; they also have great vintage neckties and other accessories. (Sat., Feb. 13. 2446 University Ave. W., St. Paul. 952-920-0855. Visit www.arcsvaluevillage.com for location info.)
Friday-Sunday: Selby & Snelling Special Offers
What: Redeem your receipts totaling $100 from any combination of stores at Selby and Snelling at the “kissing booth” on the corner and get a free Shimmer Puff. Stores include Flirt lingerie, Lula’s Vintage Wear, Up Six Vintage, Go Vintage, Everyday People, Patina, and eateries including O’Gara’s Bar & Grill, The Neighborhood Cafe, Two Smart Cookies, and Cosmic Coffee. (Feb. 12-14. Selby & Snelling Avenues, St. Paul.)
Fellas need gifts for Valentine’s Day, too. Buy one sweater from lines like Skunkfunk, Bertigo, and Ben Sherman and receive 20 percent off; buy two and take 30 percent off; and buy three to receive 40 percent off. (Ongoing through Feb. 14. Details Style Lab, 346 St. Peter St., St. Paul, 651-251-8700.)
St. Paul boutique Picky Girl is kicking off its winter sale with 25 to 60 percent off all regular-priced clothing, shoes and accessories, with offerings from national lines like Kenzie Girl and Covet, and local darlings Calpurnia Peach. (Ongoing while supplies last. Picky Girl, 949 Grand Ave., St. Paul. 651-698-4107.)
Highland Park boutique Stephanie’s is taking 50 to 70 percent off all its fall and winter merchandise, including lines like Nicole Miller, Tracy Reese, and LuLuLame. (Ongoing while supplies last. Highland Park: 758 Cleveland Ave. S., St. Paul. 651-690-3802.)
UK brand F-Troupe, represented out of the Opening Ceremony showroom in NYC, is now on sale at St. Paul boutique BlackBlue. Take 25 percent off any pair of F-Troupes in both men’s and women’s styles, while supplies last, as well as men’s Generic Surplus footwear. (While you’re there, check out new men’s denim line, A.P.C. from France.) (Ongoing while supplies last. BlackBlue, 614 Selby Ave., St. Paul.)
In 2006, Amy Michelle Mullen set out to create her own boutique, styled after her love for all things romantic and vintage, with a dash of rock ‘n roll flair. Two years later, her dream became a reality when she opened the doors to her quaint, feminine shop A. Michele at Selby and Snelling, cementing that intersection’s reputation for being one of the city’s best shopping locales. Her shop carries a mix of feminine fashions, including Ruby Pearl slip dresses (which are made from vintage slips and silk scarves), fitted jackets, silk blouses, jewelry, oversized bags, gifts and more.