Stylin’ Jennifer Bringle keeps up with the Triangle’s evolving fashion and trends

Stylin’: Trunk shows, a holiday market, Cary’s Shop Hop and more

CorrespondentNovember 13, 2013 

Vermillion in Raleigh’s North Hills will have a variety of vintage jewels, including Chanel pieces, from the collection of famed jewelry collector Carole Tanenbaum in store for a trunk show from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Thursday.

COURTESY OF CAROLE TANENBAUM — COURTESY OF CAROLE TANENBAUM

Another week of trunk shows is on tap for the Triangle. Here’s the scoop:

• Vermillion in Raleigh’s North Hills will have a variety of vintage jewels, including Chanel pieces, from the collection of famed jewelry collector Carole Tanenbaum in store for a trunk show from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Thursday. For details, call 919-787-9780.

• Spring bridal and evening gowns from Liancarlo come to Alexia’s Bridal Boutique in Raleigh for a trunk show Thursday through Saturday. To make an appointment, call 919-829-5900 or email info@alexiasbridal.com.

• Fall and winter styles from Worth New York will be discounted by 40 percent during a trunk show Saturday through Monday at 1515 Sunrise Ave., Raleigh. To make an appointment, call Peggy Fain (919-605-1062) or Ann Proctor (919-417-6455).

Cary’s Shop Hop

More than 20 local businesses will stay open late Thursday for the Downtown Cary Shop Hop. From 5-8 p.m., shops such as Gather, the Purple Polka Dot and Cute Buttons Gift and Paper Boutique will offer refreshments, discounts and more. Shoppers can pick up punch cards at participating merchants to earn a chance to win prizes. For more info, visit facebook.com/downtowncaryshophop.

C. Wonder opens

Clothing and gift boutique C. Wonder opens its first North Carolina store this week at The Streets at Southpoint in Durham. The boutique carries clothing, jewelry and other accessories, as well as home decor and gift items. During the grand opening celebration on Friday and Saturday, customers will enjoy refreshments, gifts with purchase, discounts on monogramming and a chance to win prizes. The store is on the lower level between Williams Sonoma and Belk. For info, call 919-293-1751.

Redress Holiday Market

Redress Raleigh kicks off the holiday shopping season with their Holiday Market on Saturday at the Durham Armory (220 Foster St.). From 2-9 p.m., the market will feature fashion shows and shopping booths with eco-conscious clothing, accessories and more made by local designers, such as Symbology, Zass Design, Seven Sages and others. Tickets start at $16 for all-day passes, and $1 from each pass will go to InterAct of Wake County, a nonprofit providing assistance to victims of domestic violence. To buy tickets, visit redressraleigh.com.

Dress for Success Sale

Dress for Success hosts its annual fall excess inventory sale on Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Northgate Mall in Durham. During the event, shoppers can score big deals on new and gently used professional wear and accessories for women, including a collection of Coach handbags donated for the event. Admission is free, but shoppers can buy an early-bird pass for $20 that grants them access at 9 a.m. All proceeds benefit Dress for Success’ efforts to provide clothing and mentoring for women in need who are on the job search. For details, email trianglenc@dressforsuccess.org.

Charity sale

Durham’s Vert and Vogue boutique celebrates its fifth anniversary this week by donating 5 percent of all sales from Saturday through Friday, Nov. 22, to SEEDS, a community gardening organization that promotes food security through various gardening programs. Vert and Vogue is at 905 W. Main St., Durham, 919-251-8537.

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