David Yurman Appearance
Jewelry designer David Yurman visits Bailey’s Fine Jewelry in Cameron Village to debut the latest pieces from his High Jewelry collection. He’ll be there from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 21. The collection features showstopper pieces made with rare jewels selected for their shape and color – tourmaline the color of the Caribbean, Easter egg pink and purple spinel and iridescent gray Keshi pearls, among them. A portion of sales during the event will benefit the N.C. Museum of Art. To RSVP, email email@example.com.
Sip N Shop in Downtown Raleigh
More than 20 independently owned shops in downtown Raleigh will have extended hours Oct. 19. From 6 to 9 p.m., there will be drinks and snacks, with some offering prizes through drawings. Participants include The Art of Style, Artspace, Briggs Hardware, Deco Home, Deco Raleigh, Finds, The Flourish Market, Gypsy Jule, House of Landor, Katie Callahan & Co., Lumina Clothing, Marbles Corner Store, Moon and Lola, North Street Beer Station, Port of Raleigh, Quercus Studio, Raleigh Provisions, Raleigh Slabs, The Raleigh Wine Shop, Read with Me, Retro Modern Furnishings, Runologie, Videri Chocolate Factory, Voda Boutique and Wylde Flowers.
The event is coordinated through the Downtown Raleigh Alliance. For details and a map, go to ShopDowntownRaleigh.com/Sip-N-Shop.
Style coach Mary Michele Nidiffer shares “The Secret Power of Accessories” during a workshop and wine tasting from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 18 at StyleFinder Boutique. Shoppers can enjoy wine and food pairings while Nidiffer explains how accessories can punch up a wardrobe. The workshop is free, but RSVP is required. To reserve a spot, call 919-454-3068.
Durham boutique Vert & Vogue kicks off its Happy Hour series from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. with artist Harrison Haynes. Haynes will talk about his visual art and favorite music. Drinks will be served. For more info, call 919-797-2767.
This Week in Trunks
▪ Vermillion will have new looks for fall and a sneak peek at the spring collection from Lela Rose during a trunk show Oct. 18-20. Shoppers who book an appointment will be entered to win $500 toward their spring 2018 collection order. To schedule an appointment, call 919-787-9780.
▪ Dovecote Style boutique continues its fall trunk show series Oct. 20-21 with dresses and more from Corinne Collection. The line features frocks with classic designs – maxi dresses, sheaths and the like. Call 919-542-1145 for all the details.
Local jewelry designer Darcy Szeremi demonstrates metalsmithing techniques and talks about creating her distinctive wearable art at Cocoon Gallery in Apex, Oct. 21, 1-4 p.m. Attendees can chat with the artist and try on jewelry. For details, call 919-267-4321.
More Than Pink
Carolina Premium Outlets in Smithfield honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the More Than Pink campaign. Throughout October, shoppers can purchase a $10 discount card that gets them 25 percent off one item at participating retailers. Proceeds benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The outlet also will sell Susan G. Komen Visa gift cards, with $1 from each card going to the foundation’s mission to support breast cancer research. Visit simon.com for more details.
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