On a sold-out flight, a businesswoman unpacks a laptop from her slender briefcase while a harried father of triplets rummages through a duffel bag to find his daughter's binkie. Though both are traveling, each has entirely different demands from their luggage. Noticing this reality, staffers at Luggage World MN stock their store with durable, high-quality luggage ranging from school-ready backpacks to hard-sided suitcases ready for the trials of daily commutes, business trips, and bring-your-rhino-to-work days. Brands such as Antler USA, Rick Steves, and Hartmann craft rolling suitcases, backpacks, briefcases, and purses outfitted with handy pockets, comfortable straps, and stylish colors.
The open-armed and stylish folks at Turn Style Consignment Stores know a gently used gem when they see one. That's why they faithfully find a new home for second-hand clothing, accessories, and home furnishings via their stores in the Twin City area, the Phoenix Valley, and throughout Colorado. Many of their shoes and handbags hail from designer brands such as Gucci and Chanel, and their policy prohibits anything that's not from a designer, better department, or specialty story.
Offering visitors a welcoming abode where they can build body strength and shed stress, Sigh Yoga promotes healthy lifestyle attainment while eschewing giant hamster wheels. Amid an amiable atmosphere, Sigh's talented staff of limb-pretzeling stretchionados help students refine their posture positioning and acquire sleek physiques in a variety of yogic styles, known in the biz as yogurts. Newbies can master vinyasa's basics in Discover Vinyasa before flowing upward like anti-grav water into Gentle Flow. Sigh's heated classes—including the better-than-coffee morning vinyasa, express hot yoga, heated flow, and traditional silent hot yoga—use a detoxifying swelter to help deepen postures while strengthening the connection between mind and body. And if you're just stressed by the amount of time-traveling cyborg assassins in your life, the restorative yoga helps you withdraw from your senses with three or four supported asanas.
Il Vostro Boutique owner Katie Egan diligently curates a collection of unique clothing from up-and-coming, under-the-radar designers that enables shoppers to find distinctive pieces and prevent embarrassing same-outfit mishaps on blind dates. The multifarious array of dashing duds hail from an assortment of style-savvy brands, enticing women of all ages and fashion philosophies—from trend-driven mavens to classic connoisseurs—with its sheer variety. Adorn dreary digits with a DLC Brooklyn prelude ring ($38) or fight off hair-damaging sun noogies with a sunhat by Delux ($36). The Market boyfriend tee ($38) provides companionship for lovelorn torsos with its constant barrage of sonnet-form text messages. Fashion-forward séances bask in the moody glow of the Jennifleur candle ($22), useful for illuminating a changing room during blackouts or warding off the burlap-sheeted ghosts of fashion victims.
Since 1935, Sunnyside Gardens' horticulture habitués have fueled the fruitfulness of local soil with a sanctuary of greenery and a stockade of gardening accessories. Populate organic canvases with Brilliant poppies made famous by Georgia O’Keefe ($10.99 each for 3+), or pick up a sturdy stem of Achillea Moonshine, which pays homage to the Greek god of bathtub gin ($10.99 each for 3+). Pet-friendly pest killers, such as Sluggo Slug and Snail Bait, exile gastropods from gardens ($12.99), and Liquid Fence flouts furry creatures including rabbits, deer, and sleepwalking fathers-in-law ($14.99). Sunnyside's experienced earth stewards navigate the 15,000-square-foot combination-indoor-outdoor store with expertise, leading gardeners of all abilities to thousands of annuals, perennials, trees, and shrubs more efficiently than a thorny compass rose ever could.