Here is a sampling of other bridge lines available via direct sales in the Twin Cities.

Carlisle and Per Se, west metro: Victoria Terry also has a showroom and will show fall collections today through July 28 (700 Twelve Oaks Center Dr., Suite 732, Wayzata,, 952-473-2627).

Doncaster: Slightly more conservative. Offers online shopping, as well, in sizes up to 24W. See and e-mail the company for reps in this area.

Worth Collection: Worth has reps in Plymouth, Minneapolis and Wyoming, Minn. The line includes petite sizes as well as up to 16 and occasionally 20. Go to or call 1-800-967-8465 for local reps.