Triangle trunk show shoppers get twice the new fall fashion with two double trunk shows this week.
▪ Dovecote boutique in Pittsboro’s Fearrington Village will hold a double trunk show with cashmere sweaters and more from Kinross and handcrafted Boho jewelry from zoWEE, in store Friday and Saturday. Call 919-542-1145 for more details.
▪ Vermillion in Raleigh’s North Hills also will host a double trunk show this week, featuring British denim brand MiH Jeans and South Carolina-based Theodosia jewelry, Aug. 26-27. The shop will have new jeans, as well as jackets and t-shirts from MiH, and one-of-a-kind precious and semi-precious gemstone pieces from Theodosia. To schedule an appointment, call 919-787-9780.
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Raleigh stylist Mary Michele Nidiffer will give tips on using accessories to punch up a wardrobe during her Secrets of Style Live workshop, Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. The free workshops will be held at Nidiffer’s StyleFinder Boutique, 6801 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. Attendees are asked to RSVP by calling 919-454-3068.
Peachy Keen anniversary
Cary’s Peachy Keen boutique celebrates its third anniversary this weekend with a soiree on Saturday featuring peach sangria, hors d’oeuvres and desserts. Along with the nibbles, shoppers can score 20 percent off storewide through Saturday. Visit thepeachykeen.com for more info.
Soiree in the City
HQ Raleigh – a shared workspace in downtown Raleigh – will host Soiree in the City on Saturday, an event that combines wine and food, boutique shopping, a beauty bar and more. Attendees also can participate in sip and paint classes by Pinot’s Palette. Proceeds will be donated to Indigo Consortium, a Durham-based non-profit that supports woman veterans. Hours are 6 to 9 p.m. and admission is $7-$25. Visit facebook.com/soireeinthecitync or call 919-520-7558 for more information.
The Pop-Up Sunday Vintage Market returns to downtown Raleigh this weekend with food, beer and shopping from noon to 5 p.m. at 509 N. West Street. This month’s vendors include Gibson Girl Vintage, Kuumba’s Heart, The Bazaar Shop and Up a Tree Cup a Tea, among others. The event is free, and a portion of beverage purchases benefit The Center for Volunteer Caregiving. For more info, visit popupsunday.com.
Couture for a Cause
Serving as the annual fundraiser for Activate Good, an organization that matches volunteers with nonprofits, the Couture for a Cause fashion show gives local designers’ work exposure while raising funds to better the community. This year’s show is accepting applications for designers through Aug. 30. The event also serves as a competition for designers, prizes for best designs and more. The show will be held Nov. 7 at the Raleigh Convention Center. Interested designers can download an application and see all rules at activategood.org.
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