{You’re Invited} Happy Anniversary, Revolver!

Revolver {Downtown Raleigh} is celebrating their six year anniversary today from 6pm until 9pm. There will be food, fashion, fun, and everyone’s favorite… prizes! Prizes include goodies from The Raleigh Wine Shop, a custom pair of earrings from Saola Designs, and Revolver gift cards! The consignment boutique will also be featuring a trunk show of […]

A Double Dose of dress. Tonight – Part 2

Second post: pictures from Wednesday’s Re-Grand Opening party, benefiting Interact, at dress.! Local fashion fans braved the Wednesday night threat of rain (which, by the way, DID turn into a downpour) and it was certainly worth it. dress. {Raleigh} pulled out all the stops for a successful Wednesday night out filled with great music from […]

A Double Dose of dress. Tonight – Part 1

Since I missed the last two days of posts, I’ll take this opportunity to serve up a double dose of visual retail goodness. First post: a photo tour of the new dress. location! For those who missed this info earlier, dress. {Raleigh} moved their Glenwood South consignment (and a blend of new!) boutique to Ridgewood […]

{You’re Invited} Charity Fashion Show to Benefit Adoption Option

Fashions from Adore Designer Resale {Raleigh and Cary} and Clothes Hound {Raleigh | online}, hair by Aqua Salon, food and cocktails by Oliver Twist, and a silent auction for your bidding pleasure. This event has all of the ingredients necessary for a great night out in North Raleigh… all for a great cause! This Saturday […]

{Movers & Shakers} Lots of Retail Happenings in Store for August!

July is almost over, but that’s ok… because there is a lot to look forward to in August! Dress {Raleigh} closed its location on Glenwood South yesterday to pack all of their great consignment and new merchandise and move just a few miles away to their sparkly new location at Ridgewood Shopping Center (3528 Wade […]

First Friday for Shoppers!

There’s art, there’s wine, there’s dining… and now fearless shoppers… there’s retail, too! Gypsy Jule Grand Opening Event 6pm-9pm Join the girls at Gypsy Jule, Downtown Raleigh’s newest womens clothing and accessories boutique, for an evening of fun and celebration with specials, prizes, live music, and complimentary light fare from The Rockford. (And beer and […]

A Few of My Local Favorites Made the N&O Today

As mentioned almost weekly here, Jennifer Bringle’s Stylin’ column in the Monday morning Lifestyle section of the N&O is pretty much the only thing I read without fail every single week. Why? Because she’s got the best local tidbits in print, right alongside Sue Stock… another one of my N&O favorites! (It also helps that […]

{You’re Invited} Celebrate with Joint Venture Jewelry!

Established in August 1998, Joint Venture Jewelry is celebrating its 12th year in business with a special 12 percent off anniversary sale that runs until the end of the month – so you have a few days left to celebrate and shop! Joint Venture will take 12 percent off everything store-wide including merchandise, restorations, special […]

Don’t Forget About Dad!

Back in April, many New Raleigh readers (myself included) discussed the state of retail on West Street in Downtown Raleigh, and specifically – menswear. The thread sadly was about the upcoming closing of Get Dressed, a funky Downtown Raleigh consignment boutique, which always offered an enjoyable shopping (or just browsing the cool collection) experience. Commenter […]

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 […]