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Stylin’: Another big week of wedding events

CorrespondentFebruary 5, 2014 

Editor's note: This story incorrectly reported that the Valentine's Day Panic Party at Joint Venture Jewelry and Peachy Keen boutiques in Cary would be Tuesday. The party takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Another big week of wedding events is on tap for Triangle brides-to-be. Here are the details:

• Locals can get a first look at gowns from Vera Wang’s fall collection during a trunk show Thursday through Saturday at Alexia’s Bridal Boutique in Raleigh. Gowns will be available in white and ivory, with prices starting at $3,000. To schedule an appointment, call 919-829-5900.

• Brides can create their own custom gown by Nashville designer Olia Zavozina during a trunk show at Traditions by Anna in Raleigh. On Friday and Saturday, customers can choose their neckline, train, color and more in the designer’s gowns, priced from $2,500 to $6,000. To reserve an appointment, call 919-783-8652.

• Victorian Rose Bridals in Cameron Village will have the latest styles from designer Tara Keely for a trunk show Friday through Sunday. To make an appointment, call 919-833-1898.

• Couples registering at Belk Crabtree will get the chance to win a Marchesa gown, $2,000 worth of Carolee jewelry, Belk gift cards and more during the Engagement Party 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday. Attendees can enjoy light refreshments, music, discounts and a goodie bag. To RSVP, call 919-782-7010, ext. 295.

First Friday party

Downtown Raleigh men’s shop Estate Boutique celebrates First Friday this week with an appreciation party from 6-9 p.m. The event, which celebrates the store’s customers, as well as local artists, will feature music, refreshments and a 30 percent discount on purchases. Estate Boutique is at 300 W. Hargett St., No. 24, Raleigh;

Macy’s Go Red

Macy’s will hold its annual Wear Red sale to raise funds and awareness for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign.

Through Monday, shoppers who wear red will receive 20 percent off most purchases (with some exclusions). Macy’s also will sell red dress pins for $2, with proceeds benefiting the American Heart Association Go Red for Women Campaign.

For more information, visit

Unlock Your Chance

Bailey’s Fine Jewelry will debut new pieces from David Yurman during their Unlock Your Chance event at the Crabtree Valley Mall location on Saturday. During the show, customers will have the chance to open a vault containing his-and-hers David Yurman jewelry.

For details, call 919-788-7500 or visit

Valentine’s party

Last-minute Valentine’s Day shoppers get a helping hand during the Valentine’s Day Panic Party, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Joint Venture Jewelry and Peachy Keen boutiques in Cary. The event will feature a trunk show by local jewelry designer Kenda Kist, along with complimentary food and beer from White Street Brewing Co.

For more info, call 919-678-0092 or visit

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