Stylin': A primer on vintage glamour

CorrespondentApril 16, 2014 

Get a primer on vintage glamour during The Beginner’s Guide to Vintage workshop on Saturday at Triangle Dance Studios in Durham. Hosted by Jamie Lee, designer of Raleigh vintage accessory line Chatter Blossom, and the folks behind the Raleigh Vintage online clothing shop, the workshop will teach attendees about 1940s and 1950s hairstyles, clothing, accessories and more. Cocktails and light fare will be served. The workshop is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and tickets are $65 in advance. To register, email

Trunk shows

• Anna & Alice boutique celebrates its recent move to Cameron Village with a rag & bone trunk show and grand opening party on Friday. During the event, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., shoppers can register to win a free pair of rag & bone jeans while they enjoy discounts and refreshments. Anna & Alice is at 2012 Cameron St., Raleigh.

• Traditions by Anna Bridal Boutique will host a trunk show of bridal gowns and bridesmaid dresses from Charleston designer LulaKate on Friday and Saturday. The dresses are customizable, and bridal gowns range in price from $2,000 to $4,000. To schedule an appointment, call 919-783-8652.

• Saks Fifth Avenue in Triangle Town Center in Raleigh will have the latest jewelry from Roberto Coin for a trunk show on Wednesday. For details, call 919-792-9100.

Topshop comes to Triangle

The Triangle finally gets a taste of cutting-edge British fashion with the new Topshop department, which opened this week inside Nordstrom at the Streets at Southpoint in Durham. The shop-within-a-shop carries a variety of trendy looks for women, including the Kate Moss collection for Topshop, which will be available at the location on April 30. On that day, the first 150 customers will receive a Kate Moss tote bag, with the first 50 containing additional gifts. For more information, call 919-806-3700.

Gypsy Jule on the move

Gypsy Jule boutique is on the move again. The store is vacating its space at 1510 N. Salem St., Apex, due to a leasing issue. While a new location has not been determined, the boutique will be open through Saturday.

Spa Week

Spa Week returns Monday through April 27 with spas across the Triangle participating by offering discounted services. During the event, participating spas will offer $50 services, which can be a savings of $50 or more off regular prices. Local participating spas include Lorena Luca Spa and Synergy Spa in Raleigh and Healing Waters Spa and Cosmetic Clinic in Durham. For a full list of spas, visit

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