Couture for a Cause
Each year, Raleigh nonprofit Activate Good matches local designers with area charities for its Couture for a Cause fashion show. This year’s show – 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Raleigh Convention Center – features designers such as Holland Miller, Heather Nixon, Emily Kirchem and Anna Dougherty, among others. The designers paired with such nonprofits as the American Cancer Society, InterAct and the Historic Oakwood Cemetery to inspire their designs. Tickets for the show are $35-$75 and include a pass to the Junior League of Raleigh’s A Shopping Spree. For more information, visit activategood.org.
Cameron Village goes pink
As October draws to a close, Cameron Village businesses continue their efforts to raise funds during Breast Cancer Awareness Month with several promotions. Mori Luggage is donating a percentage of sales from a limited-edition Lokai bracelet to the Breast Cancer Research Fund. Bevello also is supporting this charity, donating a portion of sales from select pink items to the organization. At the Impeccable Pig, $5 from each sale of one of the store’s signature pink pig shirts goes to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. These promotions run through Oct. 31.
The fall trunk show series at Dovecote boutique in Pittsboro’s Fearrington Village rolls on this week with two shows. On Sunday, Oct. 30, jewelry in precious metals with semiprecious stones from Tracy Mallon will be in store, while scarves made with felt and Italian silk from IT Felt will be available Nov. 5-6. For more info, call 919-542-1145.
Beauty Trend Week
Nordstrom in the Streets at Southpoint in Durham kicks off its annual Beauty Trend Week on Sunday, Oct. 30, with makeovers, beauty tips from the store’s experts and free samples and gifts with purchase. The event runs through Nov. 5. To schedule an appointment, call 919-806-3700.
Dress celebrates the grand reopening of its Wade Avenue location with a soiree 5-8 p.m. on Nov. 3. Attendees can enjoy hors d’oeuvres, Champagne, swag bags, discounts and a brow bar. Call 919-699-6505 for details.
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