Southern Belle Candles - Pecan Pie

{Get To Know} Southern Belle Candles

Raleigh, NC's Audra Ohlweiler lives by southern traditions - large family dinners, days on the lake with friends, and neighborhood barbecues. And it's those southern traditions that have inspired the intoxicating scents she sells under the name Southern Belle Candles. The candles are sold online and … [Read More...]

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The Cure for Expensive Taste

So many of us can relate: champagne taste on a beer budget. I was reminded of this last week while I was at a professional networking event (#TIMAMixology in Chapel Hill) and got to talking to a newcomer to the Raleigh area about expensive taste - specifically, that of her teenage daughter. I … [Read More...]

Toast to Fall Fashion at Lumina Station

{You’re Invited} Toast to Fall Fashion with Lumina Station

Join the boutiques of Wilmington's Lumina Station on Saturday, Sep. 13 for their Toast to Fall Fashion Event. Embrace the new beauty of autumn and refresh your style while enjoying seasonal specials at Lumina Station's shops and boutiques. Many stores are also featuring a signature beverage for … [Read More...]

"Joan Rivers 2010 - David Shankbone" by David Shankbone - Cropped from Joan Rivers at Musto's 25th Anniversary. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joan_Rivers_2010_-_David_Shankbone.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Joan_Rivers_2010_-_David_Shankbone.jpg

Hemlines & One-liners

Joan Rivers’ whiplash wit has been the subject of many tributes, but the Queen of Zing herself might put in a well-tailored word for how much she genuinely loved fashion. Her red carpet specials weren't just a platform for a mid-career comeback, they were a means of fusing two passions: laughter and … [Read More...]

Holly Aiken's Stitch opens a second shop in Wrightsville Beach

Get Your Stitch Fix at the Beach!

A very cool announcement came out yesterday from Raleigh designer Holly Aiken about her Stitch brand of retail stores - yes, stores -- there's now two! Fans of the iconic Raleigh brand can now get their handbag and accessory fix just outside of Wilmington near the bridges heading over to … [Read More...]

Upcoming Events

Free fall fashion show at Bevello in Cameron Village next week!

{You’re Invited} Fall Fashion Show at Bevello in Cameron Village

You didn't think we'd let September get by us without a great fall fashion show, did you? Of course not, and the ladies from Bevello are here to indulge our … [Read More...]

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How To: Clean out your closet without losing your mind

{How To} Clean out Your Closet without Losing Your Mind

Just before the seasons change - and you transition over to long sleeves, heavier weight fabrics, lined leggings and other fall and winter staples - is the most perfect time to clean out your closet. (Rinse and … [Read More...]

VK Nagrani socks for men at Liles Clothing Studio in Raleigh's North Hills

{Man Style Monday} VK Nagrani Socks at Liles Clothing Studio

Guys, I get it. You don't get a ton of opportunities to express your personal style when it comes to "business" and "business casual" dress codes. Socks, ties, skinny ties, and slim cut jackets. Maybe a great … [Read More...]

2014-09-iheartretail-champagne-taste

The Cure for Expensive Taste

So many of us can relate: champagne taste on a beer budget. I was reminded of this last week while I was at a professional networking event (#TIMAMixology in Chapel Hill) and got to talking to a newcomer to … [Read More...]

Porch Fly Clothing

{Get To Know} Porch Fly Clothing

Have you had lunch, dinner, or cocktails at The Station in Downtown Raleigh? Did you notice the totally casual but totally appropriate for the neighborhood t-shirts that the staff was wearing? That's one of the … [Read More...]

Toast to Fall Fashion at Lumina Station

{You’re Invited} Toast to Fall Fashion with Lumina Station

Join the boutiques of Wilmington's Lumina Station on Saturday, Sep. 13 for their Toast to Fall Fashion Event. Embrace the new beauty of autumn and refresh your style while enjoying seasonal specials at Lumina … [Read More...]

"Joan Rivers 2010 - David Shankbone" by David Shankbone - Cropped from Joan Rivers at Musto's 25th Anniversary. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joan_Rivers_2010_-_David_Shankbone.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Joan_Rivers_2010_-_David_Shankbone.jpg

Hemlines & One-liners

Joan Rivers’ whiplash wit has been the subject of many tributes, but the Queen of Zing herself might put in a well-tailored word for how much she genuinely loved fashion. Her red carpet specials weren't just a … [Read More...]

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{You’re Invited} Paint Therapy Workshops at Affordable Chic

The ladies at Raleigh's Affordable Chic have put several dates on the calendar where you can leave work and partake in little “Amy Howard Paint Therapy”. They aim to offer a hands-on approach, so bring a … [Read More...]