{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 […]

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), […]

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 […]

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 […]

Knowing EXACTLY What I Want…

…is something that gets in my way QUITE often. One recent case was over this most recent New Year’s holiday. Adrianne and I were shopping for the night out and I really wanted to wear either a plain cute dress or shirt with a fabulous (really long) necklace. I didn’t find what I wanted at […]

A Sale for a Cause

Durham is a little outside of our normal shopping area, but when it benefits a great organization like Dress for Success Triangle NC, we’re happy to make the trip! Join Dress for Success Triangle NC for its semi-annual excess inventory sale on Saturday, February 13, 2010 from 10:00am until 8:00pm and Sunday, February 14, 2010 […]

Why We REALLY <3 Cat Banjo

I received the following message from a friend on facebook the other day. I just KNEW we had to feature it here on I <3 Retail! Boone was wandering on the streets the week of Christmas. He’s blind and is heartworm positive. Cat Banjo is coming the rescue AGAIN! They are having a raffle until […]

January’s Mid-Month Sale Update

Cary Swagger Gifts After Christmas Sale! Mandy and the Swaggerettes just shopped, shopped, shopped at Market and now need to make room for all their new merchandise! All holiday merchandise is now 75% off! GiGi’s Boutique GiGi’s Boutique started January with markdowns on several styles… shop early for best selection in Cary or Raleigh! Denim […]