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 […]

See You at Accessorize!

Tuesday, April 13th – Accessorize with Pi Phi! Join us on Tuesday, April 13th, from 2:00pm until 8:00pm for Accessorize with Pi Phi! We will be joining the fun as a vendor and hosting lots of FABULOUS giveaways, shopping with all of the great local retailers like Swagger Gifts, Beleza, Clothes Hound, and others who […]

Because You Asked: Local Consignment Retailers

My Aunt Deb sent me an email this morning asking for suggestions for local consignment boutiques. One of her dear friends was looking to consign her gowns from her sons’ weddings – and she knew if she didn’t do it now, they’d sit in her closet for two years. (Sound familiar? I hear all those […]

Wellness Wednesday at Epona & Oak

You know, it’s right around the start of swimsuit season when we get that nagging feeling that we may have been neglecting our health, well-being, and good old fashioned practices of taking care of ones self… just a bit. What perfect timing that Epona & Oak will be hosting an open house for their Wellness […]

Men’s Night Out at Beleza

Men’s Night Out Thursday, February 11 6:00-8:30 PM Beleza is hosting its first Men’s Night Out shopping event! Men are welcome to do their Valentine’s shopping for the special woman in their lives… and their mothers, sisters, daughters, anyone! There will be specials just for that night, and refreshments as well – refreshments men would […]