Iowa Fashion Apparel Minnekota Market

Quality Inn & Suites
Ames Conference Center
2601 E 13th St, Ames, IA 50010

(515) 232-9260

August 8-9, 2024
Thursday  9-6 pm
Friday  9-5 pm

October 17-18, 2024
Thursday  9-6 pm
Friday  9-5 pm

February 17-18, 2025
Monday  9-6 pm
Tuesday  9-5 pm

April 22-23, 2025
Tuesday  9-6 pm
Wednesday 9-5 pm

Next Years Dates:
August 14-15, 2025
October 16-17, 2025

Work, Relax, & Enjoy

Stay at the

Quality Inn & Suites Ames Conference Center
2601 East 13th Street, Ames, IA 50010

Reservations:  1 (515) 232-9260

Ask for the Minnekota Markets rate:
$84.99 plus tax Sleeping Room Rate

Breakfast Included
Must Reserve 30 Days Prior

Enjoy the comfortable new beds,
hot breakfast and wonderful customer service.
Use the workout room or take a swim.

Look forward to seeing you at the next market!
Thank you for supporting the sales reps
and the Minnekota Markets!

Welcome to the
IOWA FASHION WHOLESALE APPAREL
MINNEKOTA MARKETS, Ames, IA

Where buyers  see contemporary trends and leading brands of apparel, accessories, jewelry, footwear, gifts and more. This  wholesale trade show is four times a year. Market dates are scheduled for optimal attendance based on the fashion industry sell and delivery dates. The IOWA FASHION MARKET started in 1942 at the Hotel Fort Des Moines Hotel with a group of sales reps., it was at the Holiday Inn for many years and then moved around a couple of more times, to be at the Quality Inn Conventions Center in Ames, IA. It is a private wholesale trade show that is not open to the public.  Only exhibitors and retailer buyers are allowed.

COURTESIES & AMENITIES WE OFFER RETAIL BUYERS

  • We appreciate you!  You’ll receive a warm welcome, efficient registration & name tag at the door
  • Start the tradeshow with a cup of complimentary coffee, water & granola bar
    Lunch at the new  hotel Italian  restaurant "Pasta AL Forno"
    Complimentary Jimmy Johns & Chips Friday at Noon
  • See what’s trending and connect with knowledgeable sales representatives of apparel, accessories, jewelry, gifts, shoes and more!
  • Free & Easy Accessible Parking!
  • A Buyers Guide is mailed out 30 days in advance and available at the Welcome & Registration Desk.
  • View the Vendors & Lines online until the next show (mobile friendly website)
  • No Fee to Attend the Market for the Buyers / Store

Exhibitor List

BARCIA, JOE
CALKINS, JULIE

Joe & Julie

JOE-N-JULIE
735 North Harvard Avenue
Villa Park, IL 60181
*Cell (989) 390-0013
Email:  joeandjulie2009@gmail.com

 

PARSLEY & SAGE - Culturally Inspired
Tops & Jackets for today’s women (Plus Size)
RENUAR—Related Separates offering
versatility, modernity, trend & color.
IN CASHMERE– Beautiful Cashmere &
Cotton Sweaters also Toppers
CARINE– Crinkle Tops & Dresses
AVALIN  100% Cotton Sweaters
Made in USA
MUS & BOMBOM– Sportwear from Spain & Portugal. Trendy & Casual

 

HARRISON, NATHAN
BIRCH, BARB

Nathan CYC 3-4-24
6825 Brook Drive
Edina, MN 55439
(952) 944-0600
FAX* (952) 944-0200
Email: fromnathan@gmail.com

FOCUS FASHIONS Casual garment dyed full cut missy items and sportswear & fabulous special priced merchandise (Sportswear, Plus Size, Denim, Immediate Available)
NU LOOK Knits & Wovens novelty items from Canada, Popular Prices (Contemporary, Sportswear, Dresses, Denim, Missy, Plus Size, Immediate Available)
CYC - Coco y Club Better line -Moderate Prices Canadian (Sportswear, Novelty Jackets, Missy, Sweaters, Plus Size, Immediate Available)
MARUSHKA Whimsical art on fashion & classic tops Made in USA (Sportswear, Gift Items, Accessories, Immediate Available)
VANDE WALLES - Candy, USA
SEATTLE SILVER - Cashmere Scarves & Shawls from Germany

CHELEPIS, PETER & MARY

Woolk 3.12.23 WhiteHat

*Cell (847) 526-3990
*FAX (847) 526-3991
Email: chelepis@sbcglobal.net

AMOROSA- Made in Italy,
trendy & casual sportswear
LINDI-
Fashionable, classic & fun separates
MISS NIKKY-
From Canada.
Fashionable Sportswear- Reversible Styles
WOOLK -
Beautiful Hats & Scarves made in Poland

COOK, DEBORAH

SunNSand2023

10301 Bren Road West
Orange #360
Minnetonka, MN   55343
Office (612) 333-7953
*FAX (612) 333-3119
Email: deborahcookmn@gmail.com

SUN & SAND, CARGO IT
Beach Resort bags and hats for women, children & men (Accessories, Swimwear and Beachwear, Immediate Available)
ADORN HATS
Fall hats in wool felt and knit fabrics.
LA CERA Sleepwear & Sportswear for women in missy & plus sizes (Accessories, Plus Size, Immediate Available)
SYLCA JEWELRY- Contemporary Jewelry

CANCILLA, KATHLEEN

Kathleen & Crew
10301 Bren Road West, Orange #395
Minnetonka, MN 55343
Showroom (952) 767-0768
*Cell (612) 790-0258
*FAX (952) 933-0787
Email: kathleenandcrew@gmail.com

APNY Sportswear -- ecofriendly fabrics in bold colors and prints -- tops, tunics, tees, jackets!
Cest Moi It's Me! Seamless bamboo tanks, tees, tops and leggings! Feels great against your skin. Ideal for layering! (Sportswear)
JAG Jeans
 Reinvented styles with our Best Kept Secret in contemporary
washes. Comfort & Style (Denim, Novelty Jackets, Sportswear)
SOYA CONCEPT Fashion forward European feminine designs Open sizing XS - XXL (Novelty Jackets, Sportswear, Sweaters)
PRAIRIE COTTON
W.A.Y.  Apparel - Wonderful & Young, Great Pricing

Product Categories: Sportswear
Price: Popular-Low
Size: Misses

 

CHAMBERS, ROBERT

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3663 Grand Avenue #1006
Des Moines, IA   50312
(515) 255-5303
*Cell (515) 314-0710
*FAX (515) 255-5303
Email: thegoodbob3663@gmail.com

WILD PALMS Relaxed knits (Sportswear, Immediate Available)
INSPIRED by Wild Palms - Missy Sportswear XS thru XXL, Popular Pricing
VARIATIONS Separates & dresses, missy & large sizes (Plus Size, Sportswear)
CHERISH Decorative sweaters & tops (Sportswear, Sweaters)

CRAWFORD, JEFF

Coronet Black Back Ground

2505 Ridgewood Drive
West Des Moines, IA 50265
*Cell (515) 401-8599
*Fax (515) 222-1448
Email: jcrawfordsales@aol.com

CORONET JEWELRY (M)
Jewelry, Handbags, Scarves, Rings, Hair products, Readers & Watches

DEE, JODI

JodiDeeHappyHour

Mitchell, SD 50265
*Cell (605) 999-0252
Email: crimson.jodi@gmail.com

CRIMSON COLLECTION Fun, contemporary jewelry. Large assortments of necklaces, bracelets and earrings! (Accessories, Jewelry)
TommyandMe Collection Hip handbags, wallets, backpacks, scarves, ponchos and kimonos (Accessories)
TommyandMe Wearables Beautiful wraps and kimonos. Graphic T-shirts and more! (Sportswear)
Deals! By TommyandMe In season off-price clothing from top manufacturers (Sportswear)

FISHER, DIANA

Diana's Casuals

24280 Douglas Drive
South Lyon, MI  48178
Office (248) 437-1496

Cell (248) 921-7991
FAX* (248) 248-6242
Email: diana@dianascasuals.com
Website:  www.dianascasuals.com

DIANA'S CASUAL JEWELRY- Fashion Accessories
GOOD MORNING USA JEWELRY
- Fashion Accessories

 

HELLER, ALAN

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Alan Heller Apparel, Inc.
173 Old Oak Court West
Buffalo Grove, IL  60089
*Cell (847) 651-3340
Email: alanheller61@me.com
Email: SJJAH@aol.com

 

DAMEE- Jackets and Sportswear. (Outerwear, Sportswear)
NALLY & MILLIE- Contemporary sportswear, moderate price. (Sportswear
PAPARAZZI
CARRE NOIR- Dresses, Sportswear
CLAIRE DEJAIDIN - Hand painted sportswear
COMPLI  K - Dresses & Sportswear
ISCA - Tops , Sweaters & Dresses at a great price from Montreal.
SAGA
KUNKY’S
Hand Painted Sweatshirts, Moderate Prices. (Sportswear)
UBU Coats and sportswear, Moderate to Better Prices. (Outerwear, Sportswear)
SEA & ANCHOR
REINA LEE
ALISONSHERI
ELENA WANG -
Contemporary Sweaters, Sportswear, Dresses. Better Price Point. (Sweaters, Sportswear, Dresses & Suits
INOOU
YEST
AMBRA
ARTEX- Sportswear and Dresses, Moderately Priced. (Dresses & Suits, Sportswear)
PAPA FASHIONS
ISLE / BAR - Contemporary sportswear and dresses, moderate prices. (Dresses & Suits, Sportswear)
RADZOLI-
Contemporary Sportswear, Moderate Prices. (Sportswear)
JUST MADISON

 

HAND, STEVE

Very G Logo

VERY G - GYPSY JAZZ - MR J’S
*Cell: (630) 442-2056
Email: stevehand108@gmail.com

VERY G Shoes
GYPSY JAZZ Shoes
Mr J’s Shoes

 

GOODMAN, JAMES

James Goodman

1150 Wenonah Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60304
*OFFICE: (214) 729-5511
FAX: (214) 279-0600
Email: james@jamesgoodmanandassoc.com
Website:  jamesgoodmanandassociates.com


BERNARDO -
Outerwear
DH NEW YORK -
Knitwear
DESIGN HISTORY -
Knitwear
FDJ - French Dressing Jeans
FOXCROFT
JESSIE LIU COLLECTION -
Dresses &  Sportswear
LOVE TOKE
SYMPLI -
Travel Jersey Sportswear
TYLER BOE -
Sportswear

Categories:
Price: Better
Size: Misses

MAY, CHUCK & JAYNE

Picadilly Logo

40922 Guthrie Avenue
North Branch, MN 55056
(612) 325-8561
EMAIL: candjapparelinc@gmail.com

PICADILLY - Sportswear, Related Separates,  Sweaters & Jackets
BALI - Affordable easy to wear tops, bottoms & dresses, Terrific Well Priced Basics
NYDJ - Not Your Daughter's Jeans
The best fitting jeans! The original slimming jean with lift tuck technology (Denim, Immediate Available
LIGHTHOUSE APPAREL -  Custom designed decorated apparel
TIA – Novel denim and embellished Jackets / Tops

Product: Categories: Sportswear
Price: Moderate - Better
Size: Misses- Petites - Large

 

NEWELL, SEAN

Tribal Logo

Newell Sales
10301 Bren Road West Orange #354
Minnetonka, MN 55343
*Office (952) 217-5461
*Cell (612) 819-8662
*Fax (952) 217-5465
Email: newellsales354@gmail.com

TRIBAL - Contemporary Sportswear, Outerwear, Denim, Sweaters & Jackets
PBJ BLUES / PBJ SPORT - 100% Cotton Vintage Washed Sweaters & Combed Cotton Basic Knit

Category:
Sportswear, Outerwear, Denim, Swimwear
Price: Moderate
Sizes: Misses, Plus

ROSENBERG, EVAN

RosenbergLogo

 Rosenberg & Associates
10301 Bren Road West, Orange #364
Minnetonka, MN 55343
(612) 343-3221 or (800) 869-1030
*Cell (612)961-2876
* FAX (612) 339-6762
Email:  evan@drosenbergassoc.com

 

ala carte - Coordinating separates for the Modern day women
ALI MILES - unique, casual-chic, statement-making jacket, tunic or top
COMPANY COLLECTION & LINKS -  tops & bottoms - Missy & Plus
d-a-s-h / ERIKA -  Novelty Bottoms & Tops
(Price: Popular Sizes: Missy-Plus Category: Sportswear)
FASHION CAGE - Novelty Top, sweaters, & cardigans
FRANDSEN -European inspired outerwear-Coats, Vests & Parkas from Denmark (Price: Moderate-Better Size: Missy & Plus, Category: Contemporary)
JOHN MARKS -  in a relaxed collection of luxurious tops & bottoms bound together in subtle color stories that marries novelty with subtlety for the ideal expressive wardrobe.
L HAMRICK - Women's Sportswear &  separates
MULTIPLES- embellishment.  Sporting a missy fit & modern, trend coconscious styling, there is something perfect for any modern women.
N' TOUCH-
Tops & Bottoms - contemporary sportwear's at Affordable Prices (Price: Popular, Sizes: Missy, Petite, & Plus)
ORIGAMI- Contemporary Tops & Tunics (Price: Moderate Size: Missy & Plus)
seven forty two - Contemporary Tops & sportswear Affordable Prices
SLIMSATIONS- Slim is in & Slim-Sations, the country's top-selling women's thinning & shaping pants are specially engineered with our exclusive fit technology to deliver the most comfortable, absolutely perfect, look & feel every time.
SOUTHERN LADY -Ladies co-ordinates, sportswear - tops, jackets & bottoms
SUNDAY- European inspired coordinates with an updated contemporary feel
TRU LUXE -  Brand of hip-casual elegance is always on display with Tru LuxeOur relaxed denim-friendly lifestyle brand of hip-casual, fun, young-at-heart, tops & bottoms are designed with comfort, confidence & weekend vibes in mind.

PLOTT, BUTCH

ButchPlott Logo

Butch Plott & Company
2050 N. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 15795
Dallas, TX 75207
Office: (214) 630-3009
Cell: (214) 675-8710
Fax: (214) 630-2470
Email: butchplott@aol.com
Website: www.butchplott.com

KEREN KANE
JADE -Novelty Dresses & Sportswear
JOY JOY-
Novelty Dresses & Sportswear
ESQUALO

Product: Categories: Sportswear, Dresses
Price: Better
Size: Misses- Large

 

SCHREINER, NOLA

CharlieB Logo

Nola Schreiner, Inc.
10301 Bren Road West, Orange #372
Minnetonka, MN 55343
Showroom (952) 767-0806
* Fax (952) 767-0807
*Cell (952) 790-2750
Email: nolasshowroom@comcast.net

CHARLIE B-Charlie B has it ALL! Great Styles, Great Fit, Great Fabrics, & Great Prices! We Get Better Each Season!

Categories:  Sportswear, Denim, Outerwear
Pricing:  Moderate
Sizes: Misses

 

SHOCKEY, LEONARD

MultiplesLogo

26441 West 109th Terrace
Olathe, KS  66061
(913) 397-0518
*Cell: (913) 634-7178
Email:  Leonardshockey@aol.com

 

MULTIPLES / SLIMSATIONS
IVY JANE / UNCLE FRANK
TRISHA TYLER
DOLCEZZA
SASSY
FURIOUS FURS

 

 

STENSHOL, LYNN

GeorgeVine1.22.24

1037 E 23rd Avenue
North Kansas City, MO  64116
*Cell (816) 550-3877
* FAX (816) 471-7897
Email:  lstenshol@linkcity.org
Website:  www.GEORGEVINE.com


GEORGE VINE ASSOCIATES

Women's Apparel

Categories:  Sportswear, Dresses,
Separates & Outerwear
Pricing:  Off Price
Size:  Misses, Petite & Plus Sizes

BANDY, ALI
SUNDERMAN, CHAD

ACCESSORIESmelogo1,22,24

Accessorize Me
2794 University Avenue
Dubuque, IA  52001
Office: (563) 556-0240
Chad Sunderman Cell: (402) 619-6432
Email: accessorizemewholesale@gmail.com
Website: accessorizemewholesale.net

ACCESSORIZE ME
Women’s: Jewelry, Purses, One Size Wearables, Sunglasses
Accessorize Me Men’s: Bracelets, Wallets & Sunglasses, C.C Brand Hats

THOMPSON, STEVEN

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10301 Bren Road West Orange #326
Minnetonka, MN 55343
* Cell (612) 810-8743
*FAX (612) 798-5971
Email: sthompsonsales@aol.com

KEREN hart LTD (P/M)
Casual Sportswear
KEREN hart PLUS
Women’s Plus  Casual Sportswear
JESS AND JANE (M-X)
Casual Sportswear
MICHAL TYLER

Categories: Sportswear, Dresses, Contemporary
Price: Popular-Moderate
Size: Missy