Stylin’: Local designer holds leather accessories trunk show at Raleigh Brewing

CorrespondentJanuary 29, 2014 

Local designer Lisa Stewart will host a trunk show of her leather accessories 1-7 p.m. Saturday at Raleigh Brewing.


From beer accessories to wedding dresses, this week’s lineup of trunk shows and sample sales offers something for just about everyone.

• The spring collection from Worth New York comes to a private home trunk show Friday throughFeb. 10 at 1909 Reid St. in Raleigh. Attendees are encouraged to bring gently used professional wear to donate to Dress for Success, a nonprofit that provides interview suits and career development to low-income women. To schedule an appointment, call Peggy Fain at 919-833-6833 or Ann Proctor at 919-417-6455.

• Local designer Lisa Stewart will host a trunk show of her leather accessories from 1 to 7 p.m. on Saturday at Raleigh Brewing (3709 Neil St., Raleigh). During the event, Stewart will offer free personalization on her leather beer growler or six-pack carriers. For more info, visit

• Brides-to-be can find deals on dresses during Traditions By Anna’s sample sale on Saturday. The Raleigh bridal store will have dresses from a variety of designers in sizes 2-12, priced at $2,000 or less. To reserve an appointment, call 919-783-8652.

• Cute Buttons Gift and Paper Boutique will host a wedding trunk-show event with cake tastings, invitations by Paperwhite Press and more from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday. RSVP at 919-462-9618. Cute Buttons is at 115-A W. Chatham St., Cary.

Charity Fashion Show

The Raleigh chapter of Models for Charity celebrates its fourth anniversary with the “Babes in Toyland: The Aftermath” charity show at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Marbles Kids Museum in downtown Raleigh. The event will feature a runway show of clothing for both adults and children modeled by members of Models for Charity, plus live music, a raffle and more. Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 at the door, with a portion of proceeds benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of North Carolina. Advance tickets available by clicking the store tab at

Love Your Heart

Cameron Village celebrates American Heart Month with its annual “Love Your Heart” event, which runs Saturday through Feb. 14. During that time, shoppers who spend at least $250 total in one day at participating Cameron Village shops will receive one of three gifts: a pewter heart pendant on a sterling silver chain from Bailey’s Fine Jewelry; a hand-blown vase by Henrietta Glass from Little Art Gallery; or four loose-leaf teas and a filter from Tin Roof Teas. Those shoppers can also receive a certificate for a cholesterol test and blood pressure check at WakeMed. For details, visit

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