{Window Shopping} Feelgoodz Partners with Musician Jack Johnson for Feel Good Flip Flops

Earlier this summer, the gang from the Downtown tree house office and retail shop Feelgoodz announced a partnership with musician Jack Johnson for a line of flip flops that you can feel good about. 100% of proceeds from this unique collection benefit the Kokua Hawaii Foundation, supporting environmental education. With plenty of flip flop weather […]

{Window Shopping} Game Day Dresses, Maxis and Rompers at Swagger Gifts

My current favorite hashtag is #DontRushSummer because seriously, it’s my favorite season, so let’s slow our roll on the prime time football action, please – EXCEPT when it comes to shopping for tailgating season. That’s the one exception to my “don’t rush the season” rule. And how could it not be? Just check out what’s […]

{Window Shopping} New Good hYOUman Line at Bevello

With screen printed shirts announcing “I had too much to dream last night” (that’s me – every night!) and “forehead kisses are underrated”, it won’t be long before girls everywhere are selling out this new line at bevello {Based on Raleigh, locations all over NC | online} The good hYOUman brand hails from Los Angeles […]

{Window Shopping} Game Day Boots at the NCSU Bookstore

Some people count down to football season. I count down to tailgates and dressing for tailgates. NCSU Bookstores are now carrying game day boots if you haven’t secured yourself a pair or two yet! Game on, y’all!

{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 […]

{Movers & Shakers} Peachy Keen Opens Online Boutique

Ever wanted to shop with those wonderfully stylish Peachy Keen girls… at 11 o’clock at night? Well, now you can! Karly and Jen aren’t extending their retail store hours into the late, late night but they have opened an online Shoptique that you can shop anytime, anywhere at http://www.shoptiques.com/boutiques/peachy-keen. Here’s a look at what you […]

{Window Shopping} Anchor South Debuts New Lifesaver Tee

Anchor South is a southern apparel brand established in July 2013 out of Raleigh, North Carolina. Owners Corey Brush and Chris Kirby picked up on a consumer desire for what they refer to as “a new southern style”. According to the retail brand’s website, “this style would mix their love of old southern traditions with […]

{Movers & Shakers} Moon and Lola Opens Downtown Apex Retail Storefront

Moon and Lola, the locally-based jewelry brand with national brand awareness, has called Downtown Apex home for their production studio for as long as I can remember. This spring, they’ve upped their ante in the “peak of good living” by adding a second Triangle-area retail storefront. Their first is my usual stop – located in […]

{Window Shopping} Peter Millar for Her

Until a recent browsing of my email inbox, I thought Peter Millar was “just a golf apparel company for men”. Well, I was totally wrong about that! Based in Durham, NC, the Peter Millar style philosophy is driven by the idea that “at some point, being stylish began to mean uncomfortable jackets, painful shoes and […]

{Trend Report} Stacked Rings for Spring

My latest jewelry trend obsession is rings – lots of them, stacked, on every finger (and thumb), you name it. So naturally, this email from Moon and Lola of Apex/Charleston/Raleigh/online totally had my full attention. And in further Moon & Lola news announced yesterday, you can now find the nationally-recongized, but locally-based brand at equally-local […]