Stylepoints: sales and events

  • Article by: SARA GLASSMAN , Star Tribune
  • Updated: August 8, 2012 - 2:08 PM

This week's sales and events and pick of the week.


The Corkswoon wedge by Stuart Weitzman is the pick of the week.

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Corkswoon wedge by Stuart Weitzman

As if there isn't enough to watch at the Olympics, an added attraction to the London games has been Kate Middleton. Whether she has been wearing a Stella McCartney dress or a team GB jacket, the Duchess of Cambridge has been running around in a pair of Stuart Weitzman Corkswoon wedges. Despite the more than 4-inch height, the light-as-air cork makes them comfortable enough for a Royal's marathon schedule. Place an order at or 1-212-750-2555.




Fringe closing St. Paul location: The accessories store is consolidating to its Edina location. In the meantime, merchandise at the St. Paul boutique is 50 percent off.

1055 Grand Av., St. Paul, 651-292-4943.


Sephora Inside J.C. Penney opening at Tamarack Village: The first 50 clients to show up to the grand opening will score a gift card with a mystery value up to $100. Plus there will be 750 gift bags filled with samples. The in-store location will stock Hello Kitty, Urban Decay, NARS, Smashbox, Philosophy, Murad and more.

10 a.m., 8348 Tamarack Village, Woodbury.

Teen Vogue's Back-to-School Saturday: Partnering with more than 30 fashion and beauty retailers nationwide, the teen magazine has declared a national shopping holiday, offering exclusive discounts and giveaways to participants. Offers include 30 percent off and a free pair of sunglasses at Aropostale, consultations at Clinique, $15 off a $30 purchase at Express, 30 percent off the Gap and 20 percent off at H&M. See the website for full details.

Aug. 14

Quick fix summer event: Grab all of your broken clasps and missing links and the designers from Vintage City Classics will provide a jewelry repair and reworking service while you shop June's upscale resale clothing, bags and shoes. Prizes and appetizers will be part of the festivities.

2 to 8 p.m., June, 3406 Lyndale Av. S., Mpls.


Glenrose Bridal sale: Gowns starting at $59, including options from Mori Lee, Maggie Sottero and Bonny. There will also be a sidewalk sale on accessories.

Through Aug. 18; 582 W. 78th St., Chanhassen; 952-934-3434. • Twitter: @sararglassman

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