With the smattering of holiday shopping events popping up this weekend, one thing's clear - the holiday shopping season is upon us. Check out my weekly shopping guide for l'etoile magazine here.
Here's a couple to get you started:
Thursday: Shiny Objects Shopping Night at MIA
What: Treat yourself and get a jump on holiday gift giving with the Minneapolis Institute of Arts’ free holiday shopping event, “Shiny Objects.” Local designers Helen Wang Jewelry, Ruby3 accessories, Urban Junket handbags, Penny Larsen Jewelry and others will sell their wares, plus bites, gift drawings, and cocktails from a cash bar. Members receive a 10% discount. (Pictured: Ruby3. Photo: Stephanie Colgan)
When: 6-9 p.m. Thursday, November 10.
Where: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2400 3rd Avenue S, Minneapolis, 612-870-3000, www.artsmia.org
Thursday: Primp West End Grand Opening
What: It’s been less than a year since St. Paul cheap-chic boutique Primp opened its doors. This week’s, it’s already opening shop number two. They’re celebrating with a grand opening this Thursday evening with wine, treats and plenty of affordable fall trends.
When: 4-10 p.m. Thursday, November 10.
Where: Primp West End, 1628 West End Boulevard, St. Louis Park, 651-414-0091, www.primpyourself.com
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