While current temperatures may not reflect it, fall is just around the corner, and local shops are giving a first look at the fashion to come with a spate of trunk shows. Here’s the lineup:
▪ Bailey’s Fine Jewelry in Raleigh’s Cameron Village hosts a Bali Night date night on Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m. During the soiree, attendees can check out new pieces from designer John Hardy during a trunk show that coincides with the event. Bali-inspired refreshments will be served. For details, call 919-829-7337.
▪ Dovecote boutique in Pittsboro’s Fearrington Village kicks off its fall trunk lineup with a dual show Saturday and Sunday featuring pants from Equestrian Designs and small batch artisanal fiber pieces from Cara May. For more information, call 919-542-1145.
▪ Traditions by Anna Bridal Boutique’s pop-up Rosa Clara couture trunk show continues this week, through Aug. 27. Brides can see some of the latest gowns by the designer, which range in price from $3,800 to $6,500. To schedule an appointment, call 919-783-8652.
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Joint Venture Jewelry celebrates its 18th anniversary with a Winesday Party, Wednesday, 5 to 8 p.m. The Cary store will serve libations from the Raleigh Wine Shop along with discounts on purchases during the event. Call 919-678-0092 for additional details.
Northgate Mall in Durham celebrates the return to class with a Back-to-School Bash Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attendees can enjoy live music, designer backpack giveaways, free children’s haircuts and more. Book donations are encouraged and benefit Book Harvest, a local nonprofit that provides books to children in need. Visit northgatemall.com for more info.
Alexa Hillan of Letter Me Lovely brings her calligraphy adorned accessories and gifts to The Local Squirrel in Cameron Village for an event Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Customers can meet the artist and nosh on breakfast goodies. To learn more, call 919-610-3400.
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