{Movers & Shakers} Sophia’s Boutique in Carrboro Adds Shoetique

Both TBJ and the N&O are reporting that Carr Mill Mall-based boutique, Sophia’s Boutique, has expanded their ten year old retail store with the addition of an 800 square foot “shoetique”, offering shoes from brands that are hard to find in the area, including Fly London, John Fluevog, Old Gringo, Neosens, Art, Dromedaris, Chie Mihara, […]

{TBT} Chapel Hill’s Rubbish 2 Runway Fashion Show

Today’s TBT (Throwback Thursday) features the mind-blowing photographs from the September 12 Rubbish 2 Runway fashion show in Chapel Hill at FRANK Gallery. I first read about this eco-friendly, yet fashion-forward event, in this TBJ article… too late to change my schedule to attend, but in plenty of time to get excited about learning more […]

{New Boutique on the Block} SallyMack Life Furnishings in Chapel Hill

Just based on the bright colors shared on their website and Facebook page, I cannot wait to find myself in Chapel Hill so I can visit the new SallyMack Life Furnishings home decor, gift and furniture store. PS: Props for the name “life furnishings”, because after all… home is where life is lived! Open Tuesday […]

{Movers & Shakers} Southern Season to Debut Vivian Howard Collection, Pop-Up Shops

Southern Season has always been worth the drive to Chapel Hill’s University Mall, but shoppers in Raleigh and Charlotte won’t have to head to the Thrill when the gourmet food and gift retailer opens two smaller format stores as “pop-up shops” in November. According to Triangle Business Journal, “Southern Season will be opening a 5,000-square-foot […]

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 told her […]

{Sale Alert} Summer Sales in Full Swing

Happy early 4th of July to you AND your wallet! Beginning this week and lasting well into the heat of July, local retailers are turning up the discounts and promotions to get you away from the pool and into the store. In Lafayette Village and Cameron Village, Anna & Alice is celebrating with $100 specials […]

{Sale Alert} Summer Sales are Starting this Weekend

Jitty’s Boutique has announced their annual spring and summer clearance has started in Raleigh’s Cameron Village. Their entire stock of spring and summer merchandise is 30-60% off. From Friday, June 20 through Sunday, June 22, buy one regular price necklace at Fedora in Raleigh’s Cameron Village or Olde Raleigh Village (other locations in Downtown Apex, […]

{Window Shopping} These Blues Can’t Be Beat

If this is what the “summertime blues” looks like, then I’m glad there’s no cure – insert Alan Jackson here. Pictured below, from Uniquities {Raleigh | Chapel Hill | Charlotte}, this is one of the best features to grace my email inbox in recent weeks. Where are you shopping for new summertime must-haves now that […]

{Sale Alert} 18th Annual Attic Sale at Uniquities is Today!

Ok shoppers – listen up – this is THE shopping event of the year. Originally, it was held at both Chapel Hill and Cameron Village locations, and the Chapel Hill location would have a line wrapping around the block! The Cameron Village store has always been a bit more sane. Shop on!

{Window Shopping} Brrr… Dress Warm with Leggings from Bevello!

Brr… it is literally freezing out there. Make sure to dress appropriate – but don’t sacrifice cute in the process. Leggings carry short dresses into freezing temps effortlessly… and Bevello‘s got ’em in Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Greensboro, Winston, Wilmington, Charlotte and online! Stay cozy!