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 […]

Mark Your Calendar: October Must-Shop Events

Wednesday and Thursday – October 13th and 14th Lela Rose Trunk Show at Vermillion Spring 2011 collection from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday. Vermillion is at 4321-102 Lassiter at North Hills Ave., Raleigh. 787-9780, www.VermillionStyle.com Saturday through Saturday – October 16th through 23rd Jules Reid’s dresses and separates […]

Words to Live By: “Just Change Your Shoes”

“You don’t have to change your whole wardrobe to update your look; just change your shoes.” – Riaz Merchant, Soho Shoes As always, Jennifer Bringle’s Monday morning Stylin’ column in the N&O didn’t disappoint. This week’s column included a great feature about Soho Shoes co-owner Riaz Merchant creating his own line of shoes because he […]

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 […]