Shop + Style Events

Upcoming trunk shows, special events, and more.

Spring Pillow Sale at VICTORY
April 5-13, 2013
Switching out decorative pillows is a great way to transition your home from winter to spring. Stop by VICTORY now through April 13 for pillows at 20 to 50 percent off, including custom orders by Madeline Weinrib. 3505 W. 44th St., Mpls., 612-929-8200,

Scratch-Off Sale at Grethen House
April 8-13; M-F 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sa 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 
For one week only, Grethen House hosts its annual Bunny Days sale. Customers have been mailed a coupon card to be scratched off at the counter to reveal 10 to 50 percent off their entire purchase. The sale includes all merchandise, but as veteran shoppers know, once you have scratched off your savings, you cannot add more items to your cart! Extra coupons will be in the store for those who did not receive one in the mail. 4930 France Ave. S., Edina, 952-926-8725,

Construction Sale at maha! Boutique
April 8-13; M-Th 10 a.m.-7 p.m., F 9 a.m -7 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-5 p.m.   
What better way to stay positive during a week of road construction than to stop by one of your favorite boutiques? The more you spend, the more you save at maha! Boutique, including apparel, jewelry, home accessories, handbags, and more. Stock up on spring fashion now through Saturday.
Spend $100, save 15 percent
Spend $250, save 20 percent
Spend $500, save 25 percent
Spend $750, save 30 percent
Spend $1,000, save 35 percent
maha! Boutique, 631 E Lake St., Wayzata, 952-873-7001,

Wine & Design with CRAVE and Crate & Barrel
April 10, 2013, 6-8 p.m.
Join CRAVE and Crate & Barrel for Wine & Design at the Galleria. Find out what’s new in patio furniture trends, participate in a Q&A on outdoor entertaining by the professionals, and more. Proceeds benefit Bridging, a non-profit that provides furniture and household goods to families in need. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Call 952-925-4321 for tickets.

ENVISION: Artopia Pre-Party Video Premiere Event
April 11, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
ENVISION: Artopia kicks off with a pre-party at martinpatrick3 with a video premiere of “A martinpatrick3 Lifestyle,” created by Minneapolis photographer and director Jonathan Chapman. The film debuts Chapman’s latest work for the award-winning men’s retailer by portraying the modern intersection of film and fashion. Local designers will be in attendance, and complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served throughout the night. The video premieres at dusk. 212 3rd Ave. N., Ste. 106, Mpls., 612-746-5329,

Monique Lhuillier Fall 2013 Ready to Wear Trunk Show
April 11-13, 2013
Browse the entire Monique Lhuillier Fall 2013 Ready to Wear collection at the Edina salon Thursday through Saturday. Appointments are recommended. 3928 W. 50th St., Edina, 612-929-0747,

Beth Novak Jewelry Trunk Show at The Grand Hand Gallery
April 11, 2013, 1-6 p.m. and April 12-13, 2013, 1-5 p.m.
Beth Novak’s modern, organic designs will be on display at The Grand Hand Gallery for one weekend only. Stop by the trunk show to meet the artist and browse her one-of-a kind sterling silver and bright enamel jewelry. 611 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-312-1122,

Apps With Ali
April 12, 2013, 5:30-8 p.m.
Kick off your weekend with Apps with Ali at Mall of America. Enjoy complimentary drinks and appetizers from the new FireLake Grill at Radisson Blu MOA, hairstyling by Blast Blow Dry Bar, beauty treatments by Aveda, and a chance to win a $500 shopping spree. Mall of America, Southeast court. RSVP at

Pretty Party Two Day Event at Nordstrom MOA
April 12-13, 2013, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Nordstrom beauty experts will share the latest tips and tricks while pampering your face with the newest skin-care and makeup products during the Pretty Party. Those who arrive early enough will receive exclusive samples and a gift with purchase. Free.
On Saturday, roll out of bed a little early for the Wake Up Pretty Party (8:30 a.m., $20) and meet with industry experts about the latest makeup trends. You’ll receive a beauty consultation and a gift just for coming. Nordstrom, Mall of America, 952-883-2121,

ENVISION: Artopia Spring 2013
April 13, 2013, VIP entry 8 p.m., general admission 9 p.m.
ENVISION: Artopia Spring 2013 honors the best in local art, fashion, and music, with an event that features two fashion shows including 12 local designers and boutiques. Set to hit the runway are designs by Kjurek and Lindsey DeWitt, among others, as well as clothes from local boutiques such as martinpatrick3 and Roe Wolfe, and accessories from SBG Designs and Via Patina. $25–$75. Proceeds benefit Free Arts Minnesota.
Runway show part 1 begins at 10 p.m. and part two begins at 11 p.m. The official after party will be held at Union and is free to Envision attendees. Graves 601 Hotel, 601 1st Ave. N. Mpls., 612-677-1100,

11th Annual Grill Expo at Warners' Stellian
April 13, 2013, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and April 14, 2013, 12-4 p.m.
Warners’ Stellian offers discounts on all grills, plus free assembly and delivery on grills priced at $499 and up. The Grill Expo is being held at seven Warners’ Stellian locations, including St. Paul, Edina, Maple Grove, Coon Rapids, Apple Valley, Woodbury, and Rochester. Several metro locations, including 550 Atwater Circle, St. Paul, 651-222-0011,

Spring Pop Up Sale at Thymes
April 18-19, 2013 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and April 20, 2013, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Take 50 to 70 percent off body washes, fragrances, lotions, and more during the Thymes spring pop-up sale. With wedding season, graduation, and Mother's Day approaching, it’s the perfect time to stock up on gifts, or treat yourself to a favorite scent. Thymes Headquarters, 629 SE 9th St., Mpls.,

NEON GLAM: ARENA BIKINI’s Swimwear Fashion Show
April 26, 2013, 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
The ARENA BIKINI swimwear fashion show benefit, in its sixth year, hits the Calhoun Beach Club where models will strut their stuff in bikinis from local designers, complete with the latest swimwear accessories from local boutiques, martinpartrick3, Nani Nalu, and Rainbow Road. You’ll be sure to party well into the night with the featured choreography from ARENA DANCES, one of the premier dance companies in the Twin Cities. No event would be complete without appetizers, signature drinks, and a silent auction. Calhoun Beach Club, 2900 Thomas Ave. S., Mpls., 612-284-2917

Regional Jewelry Artist Mart at the Walker
May 4, 2013, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
More than 20 regional artists will exhibit their jewelry at the Walker Shop's Regional Jewelry Artist Mart. Museum members are invited to sip mimosas while enjoying a sneak preview of the jewelry mart and a 10 percent discount at 10 a.m. Walker Art Center, Skyline Room, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-375-7600,

11th Annual Galleria Brunch And Fashion Show
May 5, 2013, 9:30 a.m.
Mothers, daughters, sisters, and girlfriends are invited to attend the annual Galleria Brunch and Fashion Show, to celebrate breast cancer survivors. Our own Allison Kaplan emcees the fashion show, which will feature spring styles from the shops at Galleria. Show up at 9:30 a.m. for registration and brunch cocktails. Brunch and the fashion show begin at 10 a.m. Tickets are $75-$1,000 and ticket sales benefit the Hope Chest. Galleria, Big Bowl Courtyard, 952-925-4321,