In 2010’s September issue of Minnesota Monthly, many of our CRAVE businesses are featured as the “Best of the Cities”. We were so excited to see all of our fabulous women and their businesses in this magazine. Both CRAVE and our readers know that these ladies rock, and now the rest of the Cities have caught onto our favorite shops around town. Pick up a copy of the Minnesota Monthly to see the full “Best of the Cities” article and see all of these fabulous businesses:
The magazine lists Ly lo and Krista Steinbach’s bakery as the go-to place for the “Best Macaroons” in all of the Cities!
2042 Marshall Ave., St. Paul, 651-340-7138, sweetsbakeshop.com
Referred to as the “Savory Pastry”, Michelle Gayer’s shop is recognized for its array of treats, including those that are unconventional but delicious.
920 E. Lake St., Mpls., 612-874-9206 saltytart.com
Known for her beautiful and thoughtful designs, Joy Teiken is praised as the “Dress Designer”.
312 W. 42nd St., Mpls., 612-209-7822, Joynoelle.com
Hailed as the “Beauty Crusader”, Becky Strum knows her stuff when it comes to the best eco-friendly and effective beauty products on the market!
635 S Smith Ave., St. Paul, 612-716-5480, stormsister.biz
I Like You
The magazine guarantees you will find something you like in Sara Sweet and Angela Scandin’s shop, or be inspired to make something in their classes!
501 First Ave. NE, Mpls., 612-208-0249, ilikeyouonline.com
Titled the “Women’s Boutique” in the Cities, Elisabeth Varshese is thanked for her great boutique and fabulous taste in fashion.
949 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-698-4107, pickygirlmn.com
Amanda Kautt’s shop is titled the “Bridal Boutique” of the cities and is recommended as the ultimate bridal experience.
493 Selby Ave., St. Paul, 651-602-9492, lateliercouturebridal.com
La Petite Parfumerie
Diana, Jennifer and Sally own this shop chosen as choice “Perfume Shop”. But don’t let the name fool you! This shop carries beauty products, accessories and handbags as well.
287 Water St., Ste 100, Excelsior, 952-475-2212, lapetitparfumerie.com
Winning the award as best “New Shop” this year is Pam Mondale’s boutique. Guild offers a great selection of vintage and new home furnishings, clothing and jewelry.
4414 Excelsior Blvd., St. Louis Park, 952-378-1815, guildcollective.wordpress.com
Mpls St. Paul Magazine Shops
Our CRAVE shops were also chosen by Mpls St. Paul magazine to be featured in Shops magazine. Mpls St. Paul magazine produced Shops as a guide to the best places in the cities, and as to no surprise this guide was FILLED with CRAVE ladies! This is an exclusive magazine that can not be bought on newsstands, only subscribers received it. Congratulations to all 36 of the CRAVE businesses that are featured in this issue!
Arafina, Collaborations Boutique, Covered, Ditchotomy, Joynoëlle, Karma, Martin’s, OPM Boutique, Picky Girl, L’atelier Couture Bridal Boutique, Posh Bridal Couture, Melly, Stella, The Bungalow, Max’s, Blooma, Sigh Yoga and Boutique, Art of Optiks, Jaide: A Salon & Boutique, La Petite Parfumerie, StormSister Spatique, Bananas For Kids, Red Rover Kids, Bibelot, Inizo, Patina, Coca and Fig, Just Truffles, Local D’Lish, Russel + Hazel, Casa Verde, Euronest, Interior Motive, Maison Galleria, Victory, and Petunia’s.
Minnesota Monthly: http://www.minnesotamonthly.com/
Mpls St. Paul Magazine: mspmag.com