The North Loop is about to get way hipper, namely the corner of First Street North and Second Street North. Sound familiar? That's where you can pick up a certifiably lumbersexual wardrobe at Askov Finlayson, stop by the Bachelor Farmer for a swanky Scandinavian dinner, and top your evening off... A new Minnesota-based company is mixing fashion with social consciousness, creating a line of products that raises money for victims of sex trafficking.
Swedish outdoor retailer FjA llrA ven will open a flagship store at Mall of America this spring. "With decades of experience designing functional gear and cold weather apparel, we are a great match for the people of Minnesota and the Midwest," said Nathan Dopp, vice president of sales for FjA llrA ven North America, in a statement.