Atmosfere has offered an alternative approach to menswear in Minneapolis for nearly 8 years. Those years have been kind enough to allow them to expand into a new larger location. Now back in Uptown's Calhoun Square, Atmosfere is able to reach Minneapolis' wide demographic at a larger volume. With lines from both coasts and numerous countries, they're confident they'll be able to appease your interest. Simply put, Atmosfere is clean and sophisticated men’s fashion for any occasion.
Cliché clothing boutique, located at the intersection of 24th St. and Lyndale Ave. S. It is the place to go for quintessential Minneapolis fashion. The store carries an exceptional mix of nationally sold brands, exclusive foreign labels and is home to over 30 local clothing, jewelry, and accessory designers. Shoppers can expect to find a mix of jeans and tee basics, eclectic statement pieces, special occasion dresses and one of a kind items. When stocking the store, owners Joshua and Delayna Sundberg pay close attention to current trends while managing to always stay true to their Minneapolis roots.
CounterCouture is a Minneapolis-based clothing brand which focuses on innovative methods of deconstruction and upcyling. Inspired by cultural movements of the past, we advocate for the evolution of design techniques, production methods and partnerships to create a a bright, and attainable, future for eco-fashion.This spring collection showcases the brand's work in reconstruction as well as natural dyeing. All raw materials sourced locally.
Khampasith Davison is currently a senior at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. She will graduate this spring with a BS in Apparel Design and a minor in Design. Khampasith has been in multiple fashion shows in the Twin Cities including Vitaminwater Uncapped Live and Boston Scientific Hearts for Fashion. Together with a team of designers and engineers, Khampasith designed an everyday stylist bag with solar panel technology that combines innovation and functional fashion. Khampasith’s collaborative design for wearable electronic placements also traveled to Houston, TX to be presented at NASA. Khampasith aims at creating garments that reflect the beauty, elegance, sophistication, and most importantly, the confidence of a woman. With consciousness of new trends, her design aesthetic combines a mixture of classic silhouettes with modern elegance and sophistication.
Kjurek has been creating and producing women’s clothing since 2005 when owner/designer Kimberly Jurek started the brand. Kjurek has been voted top designer in Metro Magazines 2010 Best of List as well as Mpls St Paul Magazine in 2007. Kjurek is excited to announce a new creative direction with the addition of partner and designer Jen Chilstrom. The new Kjurek design team are creating, co-designing and producing clothing that is alluring, feminine, and contemporary- inspired by the independent, strong, creative woman. Keep an eye out for the Kjurek re-launch and re-branding later this year in stores and on social media. Kjurek is also in the process of developing and opening a showroom space for fashion and jewelry designers as well as visual artists to show and sell their work using a more sustainable, European hybrid co-op model. We will look forward to our clothing being available to you in this new uptown location this spring. Through this showroom we will extend our reach into the industry as a resource for buyers and clients.
Kora Gleason will receive her Bachelor of Science in Apparel Design from the University of Minnesota in May of 2014. Her designs revolve around taking a modern and playful approach to the feminine silhouette, mixing hard lines with a hint of soft flirtation to create garments that flatter and inspire the female figure. In April of 2012 Miss Gleason was selected as a finalists from a design competition held by the Weisman art Museum to participate in the No White fashion show. In May of 2012 she showed an entirely eco friendly and sustainable line as part of Sol Inspirations annual fashion show advocating responsible clothing.
Lindsey DeWitt is a junior in the apparel design program at the University of Minnesota. She will graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Apparel Design in May 2014. Last autumn, she had the opportunity to participate in MN Fashion's Emerging Designer Showcase, where she displayed a three look mini-collection. With this spring collection, her goal is to create nonchalance for the woman who wants to stand apart from the rest, with the use of clean lines and contrasting fabrics.
MAI is Emma Holcomb and Sarah McArdle: two designers from Minnesota with a passion for dreaming, exploring and creating. Spring means a couple things to us in Minnesota- new beginnings, the chance to get outside and stretch, and most importantly that summer is just around the corner! There are few better feelings than shedding some layers and taking in that first deep breath of spring. Our collection this season is full of bright colors that can be layered with your favorite looks and celebrate your rejuvenation!
Our line is inspired by you: a woman that loves being active as much as you love taking the time to enjoy the little things in your day. We have created a collection that can go with you from the yoga studio, to the park, out to dinner, and end your day with you on the couch. Think Pink- Spring is here!
MartinPatrick3, Essentials for Mankind, is a blend of urban modern and timeless classic clothing and accessories for men. The collection embraces the philosophy of thoughtful products for the well-appointed man. The collection encompasses shirts, pants, jeans, shoes, brief cases, travel bags, wallets, money clips, valet boxes, key chains, shaving accessories, cigar and smoking accessories, wine and liquor accessories, desk accessories, clocks, hats, watches, scarves, and cufflinks. Extending beyond personal accoutrements, we offer refined home and office furnishings from art, photo frames, trunks, accessories, and lighting to compliment any discriminating interior. Whether it's a luxury gift for yourself or that special man in your life; MartinPatrick3 has the essentials to evoke the well-heeled gentleman's world.
Marissa Bridges is a Minneapolis-based women’s wear designer who specializes in hand-dyed dresses and accessories. Marissa was first exposed to hand dying garments while designing for a local figure skating company that created dyed and embellished competition dresses. She began applying this technique to her signature silhouettes which in return created beautiful, one of a kind piece’s. Color is something that has always inspired Marissa and to be able to create clothing collections that are not limited to the colors and patterns found at a fabric store opens her designs to so much more. Her collections have been showcased at many local fashion shows, a few being last fall’s MNFashion “Shows”, Red Dress Collection, Emerging Designer Showcase and this Spring’s Arena Bikini.
The Story of Roe Wolfe is a boutique that silhouettes the desire for distinction and expression of identity and environment. Roe Wolfe is an entity all women know. She is Roe deer – supple & sensual, cautious & creative, intuitive in demeanor. She is Wolfe – an animal that is an infectious captivator, enigmatic, empowering and deliberate. At Roe Wolfe you will find high-end clothing, accessories, and cosmetics. Roe Wolfe carries lines such as Pendleton The Portland Collection, Siwy Denim, Youngblood Cosmetics, and exciting new lines launching this Spring! They are fully staffed with veteran makeup artists who will always help you look your best. Roe Wolfe is located just 15 minutes from Minneapolis in The Village at Mendota Heights.
Russell Bourrienne is a line of custom men’s wear based in the historic Lyn-Lake district of Minneapolis. Russell has been designing and developing his skills from the early age of thirteen. Many years later Russell realized his lifelong ambition and opened his own design studio/ showroom in 2006. Russell brings a unique perspective to menswear. He pulls elements from women’s wear and applies them to men’s wear and vice versa. What results is a certain androgyny. His key elements are use of hardware, details, iconic imagery, and the ever present undercurrent of 70’s tailoring. His perspective, paired with an expertise in tailoring and dressmaking culminates in a line that is both edgy and classic at the same time. The Russell Bourrienne showroom is located at 711 West Lake Street, Suite 508, in the historic Lyn-Lake area of Minneapolis
Cayetano Legacy Collection
Cayetano Legacy Collection [CLC] is a fashion accessories label that consists of stunning, statement jewelry made of genuine gemstones such as amethyst, turquoise, jade, pearl and crystals. The label focuses on creating classic women's accessories in modern settings. CLC was founded by three sisters Karen Cayetano Leano, Gail Cayetano and Christine Cayetano Brigino, after recognizing a need for women's jewelry showcasing the beautifully sourced material from the Philippine Islands.
For a complete list of products, please visit www.cayetanolegacy.com.
Color, texture, culture, authenticity: These are the themes that drive Via Patina jewelry designer Carla Cohen. . Carla seeks out eclectic elements from around the world, blending aged metals and semiprecious stones into limited-edition and one-of-a-kind creations. Her collection ranges from stunningly simple to bold statement pieces, with many featured by stylists in fashion shows and magazine spreads, and many more worn by style-conscious women across the country.
Sara Beth Goldfine attracts jewelry connoisseurs from around the world with her extraordinary line of timeless adornments. Her collections are inspired by the constant desire to create something different. Because of her attention to detail and use of rare and vintage stones, Sara is able to design jewelry that is unique and versatile. Limited edition and one of a kind pieces are created each season, allowing customers to own a treasure that may never be available again.