Didn’t I just read that Thursday has become the new Friday? I believe.

Our resident Green Goddess, @needaisy, weighs in on tonight’s activities in town! My inbox has been overflowing today with invitations for tonight. An event I won’t be missing however, is Travel the Village which runs from 5:00pm until 8:00pm on Daniels Street in Cameron Village. If you love the Village as much as I do, […]

Weekend Goodness Around Town!

It’s NC… I realize many of you are using every weekend to migrate to the beach or the lake… but if you’re staying in town this weekend, make sure to add these boutiques to your shopping agendas! Beleza {Raleigh/online} owners P. Dail and Sara invite all of their Saturday morning shoppers at the Cameron Village […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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! […]

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 […]