‘Circle of Design’ Set for 2015

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Minnesota’s favorite fashion show is back for round two! Circle of Design burst onto the scene for spring fashion week last March, and Minnesota Connected brought you full coverage of the event. The show last year, which featured three designers, a full dance crew, and an epic story taking viewers through the stages of a garment’s creation, was sold out at over 300 tickets. This year will be bigger, better, and the center-stage event for spring fashion week 2015!

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‘Circle of Design’ Fashion Show Amazes Guests

Shelly Gensmer and Jeremiah Lewis-Walker of JLW Productions

Jeremiah Lewis-Walker of JLW Productions and Shelly Gensmer

Leading up to Friday, April 18th, the buzz surrounding the Circle of Design fashion show was mounting. When the doors of the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel opened, expectations were high. After all, with designers such as Samantha Rei, Gina Marie, and Stacie Vanags of FIN Sur FIN, and with household name Christopher Straub as host and emcee, we were certainly in for a good show, right?

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Minnesota’s Biggest Fashion Event

dressing room dojo - circle of design

This week marks the beginning of Minnesota’s spring fashion show events, the biggest of which is Circle of Design, an event Minnesota Connected discussed in this article. The show takes place Friday, April 18, at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel from 7 pm to 9 pm.

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‘Project Runway’ Alum Announced as Host of MN Fashion Show

'Project Runway' Alum Announced as Host of MN Fashion Show - Straub

Minnesota-born designer Christopher Straub has been announced as the host of Minnesota’s biggest fashion event of spring 2014: The Circle of Design runway show.

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‘Dressing Room Dojo’ Offers Designers Clothing at Discount Prices

Dressing Room Dojo - Lakeville - Now Open

Shelly Gensmer had a dream that someday, she could perfect the thrift shop recipe and create an amazing boutique. Four months ago, she made that dream a reality and opened Dressing Room Dojo in Lakeville, MN. Not only does Dressing Room Dojo offer thrift shop prices, but also offers styling services and closet clean-outs by appointment as well. Each item is examined in person by Shelly or a member of her friendly staff, and cleaned before it is placed in the store.

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