Grab Your Girlfriends — and a Few Items to Donate, Too!

North Hills kicked off a week of Fashion with Compassion on Monday, September 13th, and you have certainly not missed out on the chance to participate! (And just so you know, this week’s ladies night offerings provide the perfect excuse to make that trip to North Hills!) North Hills is collecting women’s suits, shoes, and […]

{Giveaway} We have a Swagger Gifts winner!

At the end of August we posted a fun giveaway, chosen by I <3 Retail contributor, Renee! The lucky winner of the Anne Taintor goodies and $10.00 gift certificate to Cary’s Swagger Gifts (who entered herself  into our contest by commenting on facebook!) is none other than… Yay, Jill! This is perfect timing because this […]

Trend of the Week: The Skinny Tie

The skinny tie is popping up on the modern, well-groomed man more and more lately. {How do you feel about it?} Love it, hate it, or not quite sure yet? See lots more examples of the skinny tie in action in these Google search results: http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&source=imghp&biw=1280&bih=615&q=skinny+tie&gbv=2&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai= We’re discussing it over on the I <3 Retail […]

{Giveaway} Goodies from Swagger Gifts!

I’m so excited to announce that we have hit 300 fans/”likes”/(whatever you want to call yourselves!) on facebook this weekend! To celebrate, we’re having a little giveaway from Cary’s Swagger Gifts. Why? Well to celebrate, that’s why! (And it’s also because Mandy Becker, owner of Swagger Gifts — and recent Gifts and Decorative Accessories Retailer […]

{You’re Invited} Celebrate with Joint Venture Jewelry!

Established in August 1998, Joint Venture Jewelry is celebrating its 12th year in business with a special 12 percent off anniversary sale that runs until the end of the month – so you have a few days left to celebrate and shop! Joint Venture will take 12 percent off everything store-wide including merchandise, restorations, special […]

{Worth the Drive} Heather Garrett Celebration Sale in Downtown Durham

I was walking down Main Street in Downtown Durham a while back (heading to Beyu Caffe for a great to go cup of Alpine Berry Tea before a meeting) and saw the following in the window of Heather Garrett’s interior design studio and retail store. (Which, by the way, the store and its offerings are […]

{You’re Invited} Eat, Pray, Love Private Screening to Benefit Dress for Success Triangle NC

Calling all fans of Eat, Pray, Love (and/or Julia Roberts)! Looking for an invite to a private day-of-release screening (that also benefits a great cause)? Well consider yourself formally invited! Join our friends from Dress for Success Triangle NC for a private screening of Eat Pray Love on opening day, then check out Coquette in […]

More Weekend Updates: Sunday – August 8th, 2010

Ok, there’s just too much goodness out there this weekend to not warrant TWO weekend updates… so here goes! (PS – All of these updates came from facebook! Be sure to become a fan of these great local retailers and I <3 Retail, while you’re at it!) Wag Pet Boutique {Raleigh} Big sale! 50-60% off […]

Weekend Shopping Update: August 7th-8th, 2010

Unless you’ve been in hiding, you’re well aware that it’s tax-free weekend. Even retailers who don’t “technically” quality for the tax-free promotion are offering up discounts to attract shoppers, so let’s take a look at what’s happening besides tax-free this weekend – cool? Adore Designer Resale {Cary} has summer dresses marked way down! Extra 20% […]

{You’re Invited} Lots of Happenings in Raleigh Today!

Free fresh herbs at Beleza today – while they last! Stop by the fair trade boutique in Cameron Village Shopping Center early! For more info, visit the store’s blog online at: http://blog.shopbeleza.com/2010/07/free-fresh-herbs-from-our-garden.html -and- Shop the sidewalk and tag sale at the Shops at Seaboard Station! Lots of great choices there including Logan’s “One-Stop Garden Shop”, […]