Events & Sales

Thursday night, stop by June (3406 Lyndale Av. S., Mpls., 612-354-3970, for jewelry trunk shows, featuring the work of Pam Mondale and Vintage City Classics. While you're working on spring accessories, enjoy food, wine and the resale store's selection of high-end designer wear. They're also accepting clothes and looking for larger sizes (shoe sizes 9 1/2 and up and clothes in medium and bigger). Unlike most consignment stores, June pays for your clothes upfront, but that also means they're picky. For more information, visit

Brides, get ready for the Priscilla of Boston (3926 W. 50th St., Edina, 952-922-2106) biannual sample sale. From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, you can get the best deals of the year on gowns from the in-house brands: Priscilla of Boston, Melissa Sweet, Platinum and Vineyard. Gowns start at $199 (originally $2,000 to $5,000) and bridesmaid and special-occasion dresses start at $19.99. That's way less than Alexander McQueen for Target! No appointment necessary.

As you pull out your spring wardrobe, it's time to make sure your bust is in check. On Saturday, go to Nordstrom Fits America (Nordstrom, Mall of America, lingerie department, 952.883.2121). Since eight out of 10 women wear the wrong bra size, it's worth a few minutes of your time to make sure you're in the minority. For every bra purchased, $2 will be donated to the local chapter of Susan G. Komen For The Cure.

With prom shopping season in full swing, Macy's Rosedale (2 to 4 p.m., 900 Rosedale Center, Rosedale, 651-639-6600, second floor) is having a party on Saturday. Enjoy music and treats while browsing through dresses inspired by red-carpet looks. With any purchase of $100 or more, you'll get a gift bag.

There's a jewelry trunk show on Saturday (noon to 2 p.m.) at Key North, 515 1st Av. NE., Mpls., 612-455-6666, Meet local silversmith Jill Smith, who will show off her latest designs.

StyledLife is closing its Gaviidae location (lower level, 555 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-746-5400). Through the end of the month, everything in the store is 80 percent off. Missoni scarves, Lauren Merkin handbags, tons of jewelry and everything else. Fans of the accessories boutique will have to go to the suburbs, but can keep shopping at the Galleria store (3635 Galleria, Edina, 952-928-8888).

On Friday evening, stop by Elsworth Menswear (5 to 9 p.m., skyway level, Highland Bank Court, 811 LaSalle Av. S., Mpls., 612-339-0763, www. to celebrate the store's first anniversary and view the new spring/summer merchandise from RAER, Modern Amusement, Cheap Monday and Donald J Pliner shoes.

Next Wednesday night, there's a Fashion Feud at 7th Street Entry (First Avenue, 701 1st Av. N., Mpls., free admission, It could be called "Iron Designer" because two local fashion designers will face off in a live sewing competition. This time: Kjurek Couture vs. Jenny Carle Designs. Get your needle and thread ready!

Style Star

Sarah Duggan

Spotted at: a Starbucks in Minneapolis

The très chic Duggan was on a quick coffee break next to Très Jolie, where she is salon coordinator. She's finishing a bachelor's degree in business management, but has successfully mastered style -- she wore a BCBG dress and boots.

Sara Glassman • 612-673-7177