Easy, breezy fashion at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts

ELLEN DAHL LAWSON | Updated 7/1/2013

Themed "Get Local," Third Thursday at MIA had attendees sporting easy yet stylish looks.

Jerilyn Rogers
28, social worker

What are you wearing?
Silence & Noise dress from Urban Outfitters, Earrings from Rewind Vintage, ALDO shoes, bag from Target.

Describe your style: I'll try anything once. Over the years, this has included JNCO's, armband jewelry, my mom's old glasses, baby tees, the list goes on.

Favorite local store? Rewind Vintage.

Your favorite locally made item? Puppy Dog Tails from Isles Bun & Coffee

What neighborhood do you live in? Lowry Hill East.

Beatrice Zvosec
22, public relations professional

What are you wearing? Gap denim jacket, American Apparel T-shirt, homemade skirt, heels from Target, vintage belt.

Describe your style: Modern feminine.

Favorite local store:
Parc Boutique.

Your favorite locally made item: Dinners at Red Stag, Borough and Eat Street Social.

Neighborhood: Northeast Minneapolis.

May Lim
36, creative services project manager

What are you wearing? Dress from H&M, necklace and Vero Cuoio wedges from Nordstrom, clutch from Opitz Outlet, earrings from Len Druskin. 



Describe your style: Colorful, classy and cosmopolitan. Exquisite yet approachable. Sassy and daring but not over-the-top.


Favorite local store?
Love Opitz Outlet, especially for shoes and accessories.  

Your favorite locally made item?
Spam. Spam musubi is my way of preparing this locally made, infamous food item. It's a slice of grilled Spam on top of a block of sushi rice, wrapped together with nori dried seaweed. Don't knock it ‘til you try it!

Leah Gramlow

24, buyer at Wedge Coop

What are you wearing? Shirt from H&M, Urban Outfitters shorts, R2 shoes, Coach purse found at My Sister's Closet in Uptown.



Describe your style: Very basic and uncomplicated. I feel balanced and grounded in neutral, solid colors.


Favorite local store? Blacklist Vintage.




Your favorite locally made item? The gluten-free and dairy-free Molly Bars at Pizza Luce.


What neighborhood do you live in? Whittier.