Downtown Raleigh celebrates the arrival of June with First Friday events this week. Here’s a rundown of some of the more fashionable happenings:
▪ Moon & Lola customers can add a little shine to their hair with sparkle hair extensions from Fairy Hair Flare during the store’s First Friday festivities. The store will be open late – until 9 p.m. – and shoppers can score 20 percent off everything in the store and the chance to win a variety of raffle prizes. The downtown location is at 208 S. Wilmington St. For more info, call 919-322-4277.
▪ With Father’s Day right around the corner, High Cotton marks the occasion with a buy-two-get-one-free shopping event on items such as bow ties, neck ties, pocket squares and T-shirts. The shop also will serve complimentary Cheerwine and Moon Pies during the event, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the 19 W. Hargett St. store. For details, call 919-817-8319.
▪ House of Swank Clothing Company opens its doors late, 6-10 p.m., and will display art from Hormis Kalarickal. Kalarickal’s collection, Fledgling, will be shown. You can find them at 315 S. Bloodworth St. For additional information, call 919-413-7339.
WALK: The Runway Series
During this weekend’s Midtown Music Fest at Midtown Park at Raleigh’s North Hills, models from Models for Charity will hit the runway for WALK: The Runway Series. Slated for 5:30 p.m. Sunday, the show will feature clothing from North Hills shops such as Uniquities, Scout & Molly’s, Vineyard Vines and Whalebone Urban Surf, among others. Attendees are encouraged to bring canned and other nonperishable food to donate to the Salvation Army of Wake County. The event is free.
Father’s Day Gifts
The Polo Ralph Lauren shop inside Belk at Crabtree Valley Mall in Raleigh will offer Father’s Day gift shopping sessions Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. New summer products will debut, and shoppers can receive help choosing a gift for Dad. To make an appointment, call 919-782-7010, ext. 227.
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