Stylin’: Using N.C. pride to help Oklahoma tornado victims

CorrespondentJune 12, 2013 

Moon and Lola is known for colorful state-shaped necklaces, and now those necklaces represent more than just home-state pride. Through June 30, 10 percent of proceeds from purchases of the Raleigh accessory boutique’s state-shaped necklaces will benefit the Red Cross tornado relief fund to help victims of the recent Oklahoma tornadoes. Moon and Lola is at 208 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh, 919-322-4277,

The good stuff

Hayley’s Boutique in North Hills will have new pieces from locally designed Good Girls Studio jewelry for a trunk show Thursday. Raleigh designer Johanna Ely reworks vintage pieces to create modern jewelry with a vintage flair. New one-of-a-kind Good Girls pieces will be available in store from noon to 7 p.m. For more information, call 919-787-4534 or visit

A salute to style

Macy’s Crabtree Valley celebrates America with a patriotic fashion show at 6 p.m. Thursday. The American Icons show will feature clothing by American designers, such as Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors and Calvin Klein, worn by models from the North Carolina National Guard and styled by Andrea Serrano, lead stylist for the television show “Army Wives.”

Attendees can enjoy free makeovers, giveaways and a performance by the 440th Army Band. AAA members also will receive a free $10 Macy’s gift card for use during the event. Admission is free. For more info, call 919-510-8700.

Dad loves a giver

Shoppers can find a gift for Dad and help a good cause during Saks Fifth Avenue’s Father’s Day event, Thursday through Sunday. During the promotion, 5 percent of men’s sales will benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Saks is in Triangle Town Center. For details, call 919-792-9100, ext. 5384.

A little pop

Pop-up Sunday returns to downtown Raleigh this weekend. The monthly market will include vintage clothing, local art, food trucks and more, noon-5 p.m. at 509 West St. The market will partner with the SPCA of Wake County this month, welcoming adoptable dogs to the event. For more information, visit

Tailor made

Redress Raleigh knows the key to great fit is tailoring. That’s why they’re hosting the Fixer Upper: Hemming Time class, 6-8 p.m. June 20 at Revolver Consignment Boutique. During the workshop, attendees will learn simple techniques for hemming pants, skirts, dresses and jeans. Admission is $15 at the door, and those who have a sewing machine they’d like to bring should note that when they RSVP. To register, visit

H&M again

Fast fashion mecca H&M will open its second Triangle location in Raleigh’s Triangle Town Center mall at noon June 27. The new store will sell women’s, men’s, children’s and plus-size collections, and will also include a store-in-store with lingerie, accessories and maternity wear. This is the third location in North Carolina, with others in Crabtree Valley Mall and Winston-Salem.

As part of the grand opening celebration, the first 200 shoppers in line will receive a free H&M T-shirt and an Access to Fashion Pass, worth $10-$300. In addition, customers can bring in bags of unwanted clothing as part of the store’s garment recycling program to receive a voucher for 15 percent off purchase of one item. For more information, call 855-466-7467.

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