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What stings even more than Neiman Marcus leaving downtown Minneapolis is the luxury retailer’s decision to exit this market completely.
 Neiman Marcus: Another Department Store Bites the Dust
Beauty
Getting prettied up can be time consuming, so beauty pros are hitting the road and bringing the salon to you.
Mobile beauty services in the Twin Cities
Fashion
In the crowded activewear market, every brand puts its spin on the essential black workout pants.
Test Drive: Favorite Workout Pants
Fashion
A couple of new specialty stores are making the grade, offering on-trend clothes that should fit straight through elementary school.
by Mpls.St.Paul Editors
New boutiques (and some Faithfuls) make fall fashion fun
Slideshow
Following a wildly colorful summer, fall fashion takes a dark turn.
Black is Back
StyleMakers
Johnna and Max Holmgren of Bear Fox Chalk elevate chalkboards to an art form.
by Megan Kaplan
Bear Fox Chalk
StyleMakers

This month, Caldrea and Mrs. Meyer’s founder Monica Nassif  will launch her new collection of luxury sleepwear, Sophia Graydon.

Monica Nassif
Features
Here’s a look inside the friendships that have inspired four of the hottest places to shop in the Twin Cities.
Boutique Besties: Four Friendships That Fuel TC Shops
Slideshow
We’re admittedly biased toward all things Scandinavian here in the land of Ole and Lena.
Favorite Scandi Finds
Slideshow
Rugged glamour is the runway edict this fall, and it’s one that we midwesterners should be well equipped to embrace.
by Elizabeth Doyle
rugged glamour
Slideshow
Stacey Johnson’s North Loop boutique goes beyond jewelry.
Statement
Slideshow
I will openly admit that, in general, I’m that guy: I’ve had the same haircut since I was 16; I wear only one kind of jeans, Levi’s 501.
Slideshow
It’s been a few years since I graduated, and I’m still on a budget. But now that I have a “big girl” job, it’s time to step it up.
Slideshow
I’m a senior editor at Mpls.St.Paul Magazine. I have plenty of practical, colorful work clothes, but for parties, opening nights, and other evening events, I’d like to wear something a little more fabulous than just a simple dress.
Video
Mpls.St.Paul Magazine editors Stephani Bloomquist, Tad Simons, and Melinda Nelson get a new look thanks to three personal stylists from the Twin Cities.
Video
Mpls.St.Paul Magazine style editor Allison Kaplan rubs elbows with Robin Thicke, Karmin, and Megan and Liz at Macy's Glamorama 2012. See highlights of the British-themed fashion show, music perfomances, and  after-party.
Macy's Glamorama 2012: The British Invasion
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The models took to the stage for the first time in their fall fashion looks at Macy's Glamorama rehearsal at the Orpheum Theatre.
Glamorama Preview: Dress Rehearsal in Photos
Slideshow
The newest must-stop shop on the way to Pepin is Cultural Cloth, a showcase of textiles hand-woven by women in India, Afghanistan, and Guatemala.
Destination Shopping: Maiden Rock, Wisconsin
Slideshow
The runways in Paris, Milan, and New York saw hints of Americana, minimalism, and dark romance. It all comes together to make for a glamorous season.
Must-Haves for Fall
Slideshow
Twelve kickin' picks with just the right hint of country.
Twelve Kickin' Country Picks
Slideshow
The Juris Divas socialize, shop, and raise money for local nonprofits that benefit women and children. Co-counder Kris Naros shares her courtroom must-haves.
by Melinda Nelson
Founder and owner, Naros Law Co-founder, Juris divas.
Beauty

Blow-dry bars specialize in shampooing and hairstyling—no cuts or color. Will women pay $35 for a professional blowout?

Blow-Dry Bars Heat Up
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Motto offers fashion for men and women, gifts, beauty products, and a home assortment that includes pillows and reupholstered furniture designed exclusively for the store.
Slideshow
Find Textiles from around the world in Maiden Rock where every object has a story that starts with a woman who might not even have clean water.
Cultural Cloth
Beauty
Here’s where to get a blowout in the Twin Cities, from the newest blow-dry bars to salons across the metro.
Twin Cities Blow-Dry Bar Guide