Maryam Sarreshteh

Photos by Becca Sabot

Maryam Sarreshteh, founder of Solidago, mixes high and low style on the streets of Minneapolis and St. Paul. more

Apr 24, 2014 10:54 AM Shop & Style

Wendy and Nick Brown

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Inspired by the written word in a digital world, Wendy and Nick Brown's new stationary business grew out of their blog, Brown Ink, about handwriting. more

Feb 16, 2014 12:00 AM Shop & Style


Photo by Eliesa Johnson

BlackBlue owner Satchel B. Moore discusses with Alison Kaplan his revelation when he discovered Cheap Monday jeans, and talks about his love affair with raw denim and all things jeans. more

Oct 25, 2013 12:00 AM Shop & Style

Billy Jurewicz, founder of the space150 tech agency, discusses style, tech trends, and his love for Minneapolis. more

Sep 1, 2013 12:38 PM Shop & Style

North Minneapolis resident, rehabber, and vintage queen Elizabeth Aleckson chats about quitting her "real job" to look after her booming online empire of vintage and refurbished home goods and furniture, including Heritage 1956, Expo Faco, ... more

Aug 1, 2013 12:00 AM Shop & Style

Restauranteur extraordinaire, Stephanie Shimp of Blue Plate Restaurant Co., shares her style philosophy with Alison Kaplan. Required: bright colors, bold prints, and a lot of personality. more

Jun 1, 2013 12:02 PM Shop & Style

Lisa Mandile

Stephanie Colgan

Eden Prairie designer and golf aficionado Lisa Mandile wanted cuter clothes for hitting the golf courses around town - so she made her own line, Tzu Tzu, of modern, bright sportswear for women. more

May 1, 2013 12:00 AM Shop & Style

Talin Spring

Photo by Becca Sabot

Istanbul transplant Talin Spring brings her sleek canvas and leather bag designs to the Twin Cities with Spring Finn & Co. more

Apr 1, 2013 12:00 AM Shop & Style

Former architect Martha McQuade discusses her transition into design, including her popular line of softly dyed scarves and her design work at Minneapolis cafe Urban Bean. more

Jan 1, 2013 12:00 AM Shop & Style


Photos by Stephanie Colgan

Illume’s president charts a bright future in candles—and beyond. more

Dec 1, 2012 12:00 AM Shop & Style

Shoe Designer Bettye Muller

Photograph by Becca Sabot

Preppy, chic, and wearable, Bettye Muller was one of the first shoe collections Marlys Badzin ordered when she opened Pumpz & Co. at the Galleria. Here's a quick Q & A with the designer. more

Oct 1, 2012 12:00 AM Shop & Style

Now six years into the business, Amanda Christine has surpassed the label of “Minnesota designer.” Her collection, entirely produced in the Midwest, is sold in boutiques nationwide, as well as Canada and Japan. more

Sep 1, 2012 3:22 PM Shop & Style

Monica Nassif

Photo by Stephanie Colgan

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

Sep 1, 2012 12:00 AM Shop & Style

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. more

Aug 1, 2012 12:00 AM Shop & Style

Minneapolis-based photographer and seasoned traveler Liz Banfield shares her picture-perfect packing tips. more

Jul 1, 2012 5:32 PM Shop & Style

Co-Founder and CMO, resQwater Troy Michels's style is a combination of streetwear basics with quality essentials. See his fashion and style picks, and get the look. more

Jun 1, 2012 12:00 AM Shop & Style


Photo By Corey Tenold

The CEO of Locally Grown Clothing Co. supports sustainable foods—one t-shirt at a time. more

May 1, 2012 12:00 AM Shop & Style

Citizen stylemaker Morgan O'Murray, public relations manager at Target Corp., shares her fashion and beauty essentials. more

Apr 1, 2012 12:00 AM Shop & Style

Dianne Altobelli

Stephanie Colgan

Dianne, wife of Roco Altobelli, discusses the move out of the Galleria space into something more open, casual, and inviting that lets spa clients get a quick visit in between their busy schedules. more

Apr 1, 2012 12:00 AM Shop & Style

Minnesota native, lover of cold weather, Scandinavian design, and birds, Amy Adams follows her inspiration to make creative and stunning ceramic objects, garnering interest from the likes of Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, and Paper Hat. more

Mar 1, 2012 12:00 AM Shop & Style