(in)sight: the university of minnesota senior fashion show

With fashion week kicking off in New York City next month, Minneapolis is getting into the mood with (In)Sight: The University of Minnesota Senior Fashion Show. I am so excited to attend the show on February 6th [a perfect pre-cursor to NYFW, I must say!] and check out up and coming local talent. The show … Continue reading

it’s baaaaaack.

If I had $300 right now I would a.) buy a plane ticket back to Minneapolis for August 19 and b.) use  the rest of the money to shop at the gh2 90% off sale going on August 20-21. No, you are not hallucinating: 90% off. This incredible sale only takes place twice per year and … Continue reading

constructionista: review of laura fulk’s “suffocate”

Tonight, I went to The  Lab Theater to see the Suffocate runway show by local designer Laura Fulk. I really enjoyed the fact that this show was focused on the fashions. Many of the fashion events in Minneapolis are accompanied by a lavish party or some sort of band/dj entertainment before hand. It was refreshing to … Continue reading

and so it begins…

Tomorrow starts the first full MNfashion Week. Check out previous posts or mnfashionweek.com for the entire schedule. I was hoping to make it to the mixer at Urban Bean tomorrow night but turns out I get to take a self-defense class. [My dad thinks I am going to die in Paris/New York so he hired … Continue reading

review: envision 2009.

Saturday night, the Graves 601 played host to Envision Spring 2009. The fashion meets hair show, produced by V2 Nightlife, Ignite Models & Entertainment and Futuretime, featured designs and collections from 15 local designers and boutiques. Although I arrived a bit late and missed the main portion of the hair-show, I can still give you … Continue reading


Just finished doing an interview for a profile on Joy Teiken, Minneapolis based designer of Joynoelle. She is really lovely and has stunning designs. Completely self taught, she is definitely one of the finest designers in the Twin Cities. I got to sit in on a bridal fitting this morning with her and she is … Continue reading

a city with no sample sales.

everyone tells me that if i end up in new york, it will be the end of me because i will spend all my money shopping. right, because i will have so much money. but anyways, i have discovered the trick to retail in new york…the sample sale. those words make my heart skip beats. … Continue reading

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