MSP Cultural Spotlights:

Small Businesses + Retailers




MSP is a hub of very creative and hardworking talent. From clothing and accessories to books and candles, you can find great items while shopping small and supporting local. This section features MSP-based businesses and retailers that supply and create the everyday items you are looking for!


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Clothing Retailer
Glam Curves Boutique
Clothing Retailer
Hybrid Nation
Jewelry Retailer
Las Ranas Jewelry
Athletic Clothing Retailer
Limitless Fitness by Treasure
Shoe Retailer
XL Feet

Clothing, Shoes, Accessories


Glam Curves Boutique   |   Woman and BIPOC-owned Glam Curves Boutique began in Minneapolis by Giselle Santos. Giselle is a creative and extremely motivated entrepreneur dedicated to serving the curvy girl community through her boutique line Glam Curves Boutique. Giselle is a one-woman show with amazing taste!

2400 N 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55411

Hybrid Nation   |   Hybrid Nation is a BIPOC-owned streetwear and lifestyle brand inspired by diversity that started here in the MSP region. Though they have occasional pop-up opportunities, their apparel can be purchased directly from their website.

2400 N 2nd St Unit 202, Minneapolis, MN 55411

Las Ranas Jewelry  |  Las Ranas Jewelry is a collection of eclectic trendy pieces made by Minneapolis artist Candida Gonzalez. Candida is a creator, a traveler, and a proud mama! Candida identifies as a queer, non-binary boriqua while creating specialty pieces of art! Las Ranas Jewelry can be purchased at b. Resale or via the link their Instagram bio!

Limitless Fitness by Treasure  |  Limitless Fitness is a woman and black-owned business specializing in athleisure, exercise equipment, and accessories founded by Treasure who is an entrepreneur and trainer here in Minnesota. Be sure to follow Limitless Fitness on Instagram for information on new releases and more!

Urban Jungle   |   Urban Jungle buys, sells, and trades new and used streetwear and vintage gear.

1419 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454

XL Feet   |   XL Feet offers the most cutting-edge shoes, boots, slippers, socks, and insoles in the size and width that you are looking for. They are always working to carry as many of the oddball sizes which span from size 7 to size 21, and extra-wide to EEEEEE as possible.

242 E Fillmore Ave, St. Paul, MN 55107

Book Store
Black Garnet Books
Candle Creator
Coleman Candle Company
Automotive Retailer
Tires For Less



Black Garnet Books  |   Located in Minneapolis, Black Garnet  is the only Black-owned bookstore in Minnesota. The woman-owned book retailer primarily carries adult and YA contemporary literature by Black and racially diverse authors.

Coleman Candle Company  |  Black-owned business Coleman Candle Company has created a buzz in the MSP region with their deliciously smelling hand-poured, natural candles. Candles are available in collections periodically so be sure to follow their Instagram to be notified of availability!

Tires For Less   |   Tires for Less is a family-owned business that not only offers the latest and affordable parts and products but also makes it their mission to provide unparalleled service. Their daily goal is to make sure your experience with them is both beneficial and enjoyable!

Multiple locations located in both Minneapolis and St. Paul. 





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