About us

Welcome to Clothes Mentor® Minnesota!
We understand that your life is always changing and that those changes bring on new needs for your wardrobe. We help you meet your everyday lifestyle changes by growing and adapting your wardrobe in the most cost-effective way possible…RESALE.

We buy and then re-sell your better brand name, “gently-used” items that are in style and in good condition – business and casual, smart and stylish apparel, shoes, purses and accessories. Our stores are clean, bright, organized and sophisticated…just like our customers. We are your best stop for Minnesota resale clothing stores.



Owner Karla Fitzpatrick was in retail management for 17 years before opening her store in Dec.of 2009. Along with her trained staff, she focuses on providing exemplary customer service and selling quality items. She maintains an atmosphere that’s visually attractive, friendly and inviting.


Stacey Kollasch spent most of her working years in Information Technology, but need a change. Stacey always dreamed of owning her own business and set out to buy a franchise. Stacey had visited Clothes Mentor stores and loved the concept and decided instantly she was going to buy a Clothes Mentor franchise. Stacey opened her Eden Prairie Clothes Mentor store in August 2010 and plans on opening more stores in the future. Stacey says she now loves going to work everyday!


Stephen Bonello is a Clothes Mentor Franchisee with two stores in the Twin Cities, the first one opened in May of 2010 and is located in the Centennial Lakes Shopping Center on France Avenue in Edina. The store is located next to Old Navy and The Day Spa on the center’s south side. The second location is near Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis in the Calhoun Village Shopping Center on West Lake Street.

Stephen is a retail veteran with over 25 years of multi-store experience in both, specialty and department stores, women’s ready-to-wear fashions as well as a background in the wholesale and consumer goods industries.