Plus: Calendar of style-related events
It's not too late to give your winter wardrobe an end-of-the-season boost with new boots. These shearling-lined Born boots ($205, www.zappos.com) epitomize comfort, but they also strike an impressive balance between rugged and polished. Plus, you'll be happy you have them next fall.
Mode warehouse sale: The Maple Grove shop has opened a temporary space for a blowout sale with nothing priced above $40, including apparel by Theory, Chloe and Diane Von Furstenberg, premium denim and Laura Mercier cosmetics.
10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., through Saturday, 4416 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, 1-701-478-9969.
Styles for Smiles: Project Healthy Smile, Kokoon, Local Motion, Primp, Vanessa Zahid and Artist Built will host an afternoon of shopping and pampering with a pop-up boutique, mini-makeovers, eyelash applications, photo booth, wine, music and appetizers. A portion of proceeds will benefit Project Healthy Smile.
1 to 4 p.m., Maki Strunc Studios, 6156 Olson Memorial Hwy., Golden Valley.
MNfashion Emerging Designers Showcase: New looks from up-and-comers Marissa Bridges, Nicole Larson, Vivian Aronson, Gina Marie Vintage, Caroline Hayden and Carla Cohen.
6 to 9 p.m. Monday, CO Exhibitions Space, 1101 NE. Stinson Blvd., No. 2, Mpls., www.mnfashion.org.
The Shows presented by MNfashion: See the fall/winter 2012 collections from local designers Emma Berg, KJurek with KR Designs and Amanda Christine.
6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, 514 N. 3rd St., Mpls., 612-520-1514, $10 standing-room tickets at www.tempotickets.com.
Sara Glassman • 612-673-7177 • firstname.lastname@example.org • Twitter: @sararglassman