The fashion girl’s guide to Minneapolis

“What I have found great about working in the Twin Cities is the amount of people that are supportive of makers and those trying to make a living through creative work,” Lisa Hackwith says, the founder of Hackwith Design House. “There is an incredible maker and artist community here, and being surrounded by such creative, hard-working energy is inspiring.” The Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolis region in Minnesota has become a hot-bed of young talent in the fashion world so as we approach a very special collaboration with our friends at Hackwith Design House and PARC, we went straight to the experts to learn more. “There are a lot of local shops in Minneapolis who all bring something different to the scene,” Thao Nguyen says, owner of PARC boutiques. “While the fashion scene here is still growing,” continues Lisa, “There are some really fantastic boutiques owned by men and women with impeccable taste that are very supportive of local designers.” We talked to three of our favorite fashion girls in Minneapolis┬áto find out the best spots to eat, drink and people watch.