Love It Thursday: GiGi’s Boutique, Ornamentea, and Denim & Lace

There is quite a lot to love this week around both Raleigh and Cary! Here are my personal picks for the week: This must-have summer tunic at GiGi’s Boutique (Raleigh/Cary/online) is light, I love the colors, and at only $40.00, it is, what I like to call, “new summer wardrobe budget-friendly”! The girls at Denim […]

Great Girlfriend Gifts

Looking for a little something fun to go with those cocktails? Be sure to check out these fabulous napkins at Cary’s Swagger Gifts! “Low maintenance is for rookies” is just one of many great one-liners you can find in this line of cocktail napkins at the boutique gift retailer.

Local Retail Headlines: May 24th, 2010

Here are the local tidbits from Jennifer Bringle’s weekly “Stylin’” in the N&O: North Hills Vermillion wants to help Triangle women prepare for the new season with its “Get Ready for the Summer” trunk show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. The show features light, colorful clothing (think tunics!) and accessories, perfect […]

Sale Alert: Tonight at Denim & Lace

Our gal pals at Denim & Lace in Cary are having a pre-Memorial Day Weekend sale tonight from 5-8pm! (They’ll also be giving away a $200 shopping spree… and if you bring a friend with you, they’ll enter your name twice in the drawing.) Denim & Lace is located at 119 Weston Parkway – Cary, […]

Local Flip Flops with a Cause

Summer must-have? Check! Eco-fabulous and a great cause? Check! Making our list of local brands that we love? Double Check! These flip flops have caught our attention several times over the past few weeks, courtesy of our friends at the News & Observer (Stylin’, GreenScene). In yesterday’s “Stylin’” feature, Jennifer Bringle wrote: Each year, millions […]

Fashion Show Recap: Fashion Unleashed

Everyone on the I <3 Retail team LOVES dogs! Our resident Green Features Editor, Renee, had the chance to attend Fashion Unchained this past weekend at Marbles Kids Museum in Downtown Raleigh to support a great (and locally-based) animal-welfare organization… the Coalition to Un-Chain Dogs! Here are her pictures from the event featuring summer styles […]

Got Plans Tonight?

If those plans include sitting at home holding down the couch… we’ve got a better suggestion! Tre Bella Inc. & North Carolina Museum of Art Hosts “Altar Ego…An Event All About You” Fashion Show See the new Museum of Art, some great summer fashions (featuring the latest styles in daywear, resortwear, eveningwear, and bridal fashion), […]

Cameron Village Happenings

On Monday, we stopped in and spent sometime with the always lovely Sara Dail, co-owner of Beleza… a fair trade boutique. We snapped some pictures for the store’s May eNews, chatted about the Men’s Night Out (and Kids, too!) shopping event coming up on Monday, May 3rd for Mother’s Day, and of course… talked shop! […]

Local Retail Headlines: April 26th, 2010

That Jennifer Bringle at the N&O sure knows her stuff – read the full feature online at http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/04/19/440763/ready-set-trunk-show.html! Kristen’s Shoe Boutique in Cary Hosts Trunk Show to Benefit Dress for Success! From Jennifer’s article, “known for funky sandals and heels perfect for a weekend at the beach, Jack Rogers is a summer favorite for many […]

So Pumped for ReDress 2010!

ReDress Raleigh is one of the most innovative series of events in our area! This year’s event takes place on Saturday, April 17th, with a host of attractions for the day long event: Pre-show Drinks: Tantra (301 S. West Street, Raleigh), 5:00pm Fashion Show: Flander’s Art Gallery (302 S. West Street, Raleigh), 7:00pm After-Party: Isaac […]