Monday, April 11, 2016

What Sparks Your Passion: The Business of Style & Design - Thursday, April 14th at D.NOLO


Fashion Group International of Minneapolis-St. Paul presents..
What Sparks Your Passion: The Business of Style & Design

Thursday, April 14, 2016 at D.NOLO

                      Minneapolis, MINN. ( March 25, 2016) – Fashion Group International of Minneapolis-St. Paul (FGI-MSP) is pleased to present "What Sparks Your Passion: The Business of Style & Design" on Thursday, April 14th, 2016 from 6:00-8:30 pm at D.NOLO in the hip North Loop neighborhood of Minneapolis.

Conducted in collaboration with Fashion Week Minnesota, the evening will begin with complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres from Cave Vin and a chance to mix and mingle with fashionable young professionals. Following the reception, guests will listen to an in-depth discussion with an accomplished panel of style and design superstars, sharing stories of what sparks their passion. 

Moderated by Allison Kaplan, Senior Editor of Shopping + Style for Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, the panel will include Tom Horgen, Variety section Editor and Reporter at the Star Tribune, Jayne Haugen Olson, Editorial Director for Mpls.St.Paul Magazine and Editor-in-Chief of Sky magazine - the onboard lifestyle magazine for Delta Air Lines, John Mooty, Founder of Wilson & Willy's, a Minneapolis retailer focused on collaborating with local manufacturers to produce unique, substance-driven products, Jasmine Stringer, founder of the internationally recognized lifestyle brand "Carpe Diem with Jasmine" and author of “Seize Your Life" and Veronica Clark, founder and owner of D.Nolo, a lifestyle and women's clothing and accessories retail space with a shop-within-a-shop concept.

What Sparks Your Passion: The Business of Style & Design is open to the public. Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception and networking from 6:00 to 7:00 pm and the panel will begin at 7:00 pm with a question and answer period from 8:00 - 8:30 pm. Advance tickets are $15 for FGI-MSP members, $25 for nonmembers and $10 for students. To purchase tickets, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-sparks-your-passion-the-business-of-style-design-tickets-231215642212 D.NOLO is located at 219 N 2nd St in the North Loop of Minneapolis. Complimentary parking is available.

D.NOLO opened its doors in October 2013 and has become one of the fastest growing co-op destinations in the Midwest. This exceptional open-ended retails space in Minneapolis' North Loop neighborhood offers one stylish environment and multiple shopping experiences. From fashion-forward womenswear retailers to home furnishings and eyewear, the diverse selection of brands and product offerings truly make D.NOLO a one-stop shopping destination. D.NOLO currently houses eight cutting edge retailers: area, bluebird boutique, bumbershute, Ciel Loft & Home, Invision, kindred, rosegold, and Witt + Bliss. Please visit http://www.dnolo.com for further info.

Cave Vin is a new-American, family owned restaurant located in the southwest Minneapolis neighborhood. Please visit http://cave-vin.net/ for more information.


Fashion Group International of Minneapolis-St. Paul is the regional chapter of the worldwide organization.  Its membership is comprised of people working in the fields of design and aesthetics  –  fashion, d├ęcor, floral design, food, beauty, and architecture, to name a few.  The monthly events are open to the public and cover a broad range of topics and industry networking opportunities. This event is hosted by the local organization as it builds toward its 80th anniversary celebration this year. Please visit http://minneapolisstpaul.fgi.org/ to learn more.
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