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 […]

Want to Help Provide Relief for the Tragedy in Haiti?

Want to help provide some relief for the tragedy in Haiti? Check out all the needs that Beleza is helping to collect on their blog at http://blog.shopbeleza.com/ (there is also a volunteer opportunity if you have time to donate to the cause)!

Vegetable Gardening 101 at Logan’s Trading Co.

Vegetable Gardening 101 at Logan’s Trading Co. Logan’s will be offering their first REAL “classroom series” entitled “Vegetable Gardening 101” with Deb Nelson, the resident Square Foot Gardening expert! This is a 6 week class to be held each Saturday mornings from Jan. 23rd – Feb 27th (9:30-11:00). The series will prepare you to grow […]

January Sale Alerts

Cary Swagger Gifts After Christmas Sale! All Christmas merchandise is currently 50% off at Swagger Gifts. Now is a great time to stock up for Holiday 2010! GiGi’s Boutique GiGi’s Boutique started January with markdowns on several styles… shop early for best selection in Cary or Raleigh! Denim & Lace Boutique Shoe sale!! 40% off […]

Holiday Perks that Last All Year!

One of the (many) benefits of shopping local is the great attention to detail and customer service you receive shopping with your neighborhood retailer. That really shines through when it comes time to wrap gifts! Isn’t it nice to go home – or even head straight to a party – with your gift already wrapped? […]

Our Picks for Black Friday Shopping Success

Nobody likes arriving for doorbuster specials, only to find that the “limited quantities” have already been sold out! Check out some of these must-haves from our favorite local retailers… all guaranteed to have more than a measly one or two in stock – and available for your shopping pleasure. Monogrammed Knit Scarf Swagger Gifts {Cary} […]