The best way to combat this never-ending winter? We've decided to #KickStartSpring by shopping some of our favorite local retailers this weekend and figuring out how to work spring into our wardrobes now! Join us, won't you? more

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How does anyone look good during this fickle Minnesota spring weather? We asked seven local style gurus who already have it figured out. more


Retail display at The Hive Salon.

Photo courtesy of The Hive

Every day is Earth Day for these eco-friendly boutiques, spas, and home stores, but Mother Nature gets an extra dose of attention on April 22. more


Models in clothes from Fashion Week MN 2017.

Photo courtesy of Fashion Week MN

Our annual excuse to break out of our plaid and down-jacket shells is back and more sustainable and all-inclusive than ever. more

, Swag

Plus size clothing at Primp Boutique

Photo courtesy of Primp

You asked, they answered: The local cheap-chic boutiques will now offer plus-size clothing. more


Nicollet Mall during the Super Bowl

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

The Super Bowl reminded locals that Nicollet—and downtown Minneapolis—can be fun. What would it take to draw those crowds for a Saturday afternoon this spring? more

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Mend jewelry

Photo courtesy of Mend

How a young unknown designer landed venture capital funding and a Nordstrom pop-up within a year of launching. more

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H&M Spring collection 2018

Photo courtesy of H&M

A bigger H&M will join its fast fashion rival in the largely empty new wing at Mall of America. more

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Crate & Kids children's room

Photo courtesy of Crate & Barrel

Crate & Kids is now in-store in Edina, including nursery and playroom design services and a baby registry. more


Local Motion storefront

Photo by George Heinrich

The secret to sustaining an indie boutique for 33 years, and what's next for retailer/designer Barbara Heinrich. more

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Kids in the hospital will be able to select their own hat. Pop-up vending machines are coming soon to a neighborhood near you. more


floral clothes and accessories

Photograph by Josh Grubbs; Styling by Toby Rae

Florals are blooming . . . in stores! Embrace the vivid prints on handbags, jackets, and boots—ideal for tiptoeing into spring. more

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The new brand targets Gen Z. more


Still Kickin FeMNist t-shirt

Photo by Kylee and Christian Creative

The Coven, Nora McInerny, and Still Kickin' host FeMNist Day, plus other ways to support women in politics, art, business, and beer. more

, Arts & Culture

RAAS Local Market at Mall of America

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Hands-on workshops, design demos, and food stations are part of the second collection, which hints at bigger things to come from this retail incubator. more

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Hunter boot collection for Target

Photo courtesy of Target

Target teams up with iconic British heritage brand Hunter, and offers some exclusive experiences to launch the limited-edition collection. more


Dayton's Project Rendering - Food Hall

Rendering courtesy Gensler Minneapolis

Terrazzo floors and marble fountains are being incorporated into the revitalization of the iconic downtown Minneapolis department store building. more

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Lavender clothing and accessories

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

You’ve had a good run, millennial pink. But there’s a new “it” pastel in town. more

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Shinola storefront

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

After shining a national spotlight on the North Loop, the heritage-inspired brands are headed for the suburban comforts of Galleria. more

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Alice Riot Dress and Kate Iverson Painting

Photo courtesy of Alice Riot

Sick of your black pencil skirt? This locally designed collection features female-designed contemporary art prints on professional work attire. more