{Sale Alert} Start Your Holiday Shopping with These Local Sales

I feel like if I put it in writing and ask all of you, dear readers, to join me, I might for once not be the last-minute gal making a mad dash through my favorite local stores this holiday season.

{Sale Alert} This Week’s Sale Roundup – Feb. 11, 2016

It’s shaping up to be another big weekend of sales and special events at retailers around the Triangle, so don’t let a little winter chill keep you on the couch at home. Get out and shop local this Valentine’s weekend!

{Final Sale} Urbane Decor in Chapel Hill to Close Brick and Mortar Store

I’m bummed to read that Urbane Decor in Chapel Hill’s Meadowmont Village will be closing it’s retail store soon. I visited for the first time this past holiday season and picked up Rescued Wine candles for the first time – I love these! I currently have one in my dining room and it’s just pure […]

{Local Brand} Creative Countdown

I read a press release about Creative Countdown back in the holiday season – and although I didn’t get myself together in time to snag any of these items as holiday gifts – I do think they’d make great gifts for year-round occasions like upcoming weddings, due dates, anniversaries, retirements, etc. The best part is […]

{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 […]

Local Retailers Going Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness This Month

Take 10% Off with Breast Cancer Awareness at Lilies & Lace (Wilmington): October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In effort to raise awareness and encourage creating an early detection plan, Lilies and Lace is offering 10% off any bra to anyone that mentions Breast Cancer Awareness month. Donations to Charity with Aqua After Hours […]

{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 […]