What could be better than a boutique with a Friday afternoon happy hour? An alumni-owned boutique with a Friday afternoon happy hour. Thao Nguyen (B.S. ’05) is the founder of and chief creative mind at Parc Boutique, which sells unique, affordable clothing and other items and showcases local talent. Nguyen opened in Minneapolis in 2008 and recently expanded with a second store in Edina. The happy hour, called Sip & Shop, is only at the Minneapolis location.