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2018 Holiday Gift Guide (click for slideshow)

The 50th & France 2018 Holiday Gift Guide is here!

#ShopSmall for the holidays! From clothing, accessories, home decor, beauty, and restaurant gift cards, 50th & France has a little something for everyone's stocking.

Arezzo Ristorante

Arezzo Holiday Gift certificates make great gifts for anniversaries, birthdays, special occasions and the holiday season. For every $100 purchased, receive $10 for free. Available through Dec. 31. 

At Home & Co
Fir Needle Candle by True Hue. Locally sourced soy candle with a high-quality fragrance output characterized by long hikes in the Northwoods or cutting down the perfect Christmas tree. This is a must-have item for yourself or a friend that will fill your home with the essence of the season.

bluebird boutique
Paris candle notes, assorted graphic tees

Animal Print Scrunchie, Camo Backpack

Burlap & Brass
Buffalo Check Pouches are the perfect gift for everyone on your list! Add some Scrabble Magnets, pom tassles for the tree, a Chevy Chase ornament & a Muddy Mouth Card to complete the ultimate gift!
All available at Burlap & Brass at 5013 Ewing Ave S. or check us out online at BurlapBrass.com

Buy $100 in gift cards get $25 for free

Cos Bar
Wide selection of Nest Candle Gift sets

Edina 5-0 Dental PA
Get a Whiter, Brighter Smile with our HOLIDAY SPECIAL: In office ZOOM Whitening for only $400 (40% off regular)- up to 5-7shades whiter in just two hours!

Nest Candle Gift sets (also featured on the New York Times gift guide)!

Spend $75 and receive $100 gift card
Spend $100 and receive $130 gift card
Spend $200 and receive $250 gift card
*Can only buy 1 for themselves. Gift as many to others.

Assorted Gift Sets & Santa Soaps

Pacifier Gift Set

Pink Door Boutique
The Brooklyn fur beanies
Virgin Saints & Angels “wear it believe it” hand crafted luxury jewelry

Alberta Sweater Blanket

R.F. Moeller
The Forevermark Tribute Collection features an array of elegantly stackable diamond designs to pay tribute to what makes her the incredible woman she is. Featuring multiple Forevermark diamonds in different shapes and various precious gold metals within an assortment of stackable rings, pendants, and earrings, the collection is the perfect gift for someone special or for yourself to celebrate a milestone, memorable occasion, or just because.

Shop in the City
Local Minnesota caps and graphic tees

Spalon Montage
For every $150 Gift Card purchase, receive a $25 gift card for you!

Sur La Table
Gift table all under $25, hot cocoa set

The Optical
Everyone could use some Chanel for the holidays!

The WOW Bar
Purchase $100 worth of retail products and/or gift cards during your visit, get a complimentary travel-size Living Proof item!
Purchase $200 worth of retail products and/or gift cards and receive a complimentary blowout gift card!

Wink Boutique
Minnesota Crew Neck

Zel Skin and Laser Specialists
Zel Skin gift cards make great gifts. For health, beauty, or pampering--something for everyone! Stop by the Edina location to purchase between 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday

Who's Who in Joyville


50th & France has transformed into JOYVILLE for the holidays! Now that we've unveiled the tree, it's time to learn a little about the business owners who help make Joyville so joyful!

Meet Lisa, the Founder and Owner of Bespoke Hair Artisans.

Q: When did your business open?

A: 2011

Q: What inspired you to start your business? 

A: I've spent my entire life immersed in the beauty business. It's in my DNA. My Mom has spent over a decade as a hairdresser, the 2nd employee Horst Rechelbacher hired when he founded Aveda. I spent years as a leader at a world-class salon company. I couldn't see myself retiring from an industry I was so passionate about. I had a growing desire to create my own brand.  I've always been instilled with the value of hard work, ownership and self-sustainability.


Q: Why did you choose 50th & France as home to your business?

A: I knew 50th & France is where I wanted to be. Bespoke's ideal client is one who enjoys personalized treatments in an experiential and modern environment that offers a more peaceful pace. Our client has a high appreciation for the best quality, craftsmanship, design and service. The 50th & France district is composed of local retailers who have strong ties to the community or national retailers who only operate one or two stores within a given market. It's a collaborative neighborhood that shares a vision for offering the same unique experiences our clients seek.


Q: What do you love about the district?

A: 50th & France really is a neighborhood. It's a place where people live, and it's a place where people are out walking, shopping and enjoying the great restaurants and festivities of the holidays.


Q: Anything you’d like to promote?

A: Bespoke will be hosting a Make Up Event on December 15th from 10am – 6pm, and several shopping events throughout the month of December. We’ll be customizing the best holiday makeup looks for every occasion!



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EAF: Empowering Artistic Females


This year, we are turning our Edina Art Fair acronym into our powerful theme: Empowering Artistic Females (EAF!)

Our featured artist is Karina Llergo with her piece "Break Through" which beautifully represents the power and movement of women. Many of our past featured artists have been women (and so many of our artists each year are women!) This year, 57% of our artists are women and over 70 of the businesses at 50th & France are owned by women!

You will be able to purchase Karina's piece on merchandise at the Information Booths during the fair!

We will also be selling temporary tattoos of Karina's piece at both Info booths at the art fair. All proceeds from the tattoo sales will go to Ready For Success.

Ready for Success provides low-income women and men with gently-used and new professional clothing, accessories, and new personal care items suitable for job interviews and the workplace.

Another activity available in the U.S. Bank Kids Zone is our community art project. We will have small chalkboards with markers asking guests "What Empowers You?". Make sure to tag us in your community art project and art fair pictures on social media with the hashtag #EAFempower

Stay tuned on our Facebook page for different art fair specials from our local businesses throughout the weekend as well. 

We are excited to continue to support all of our women artists and business owners at 50th & France!

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