Redress Raleigh, a nonprofit supporting local fashion designers who use sustainable practices, hosts Cocktails for a Cause, May 21, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Jimmy V’s Osteria + Bar in Raleigh. Attendees can enjoy cocktails and appetizers, along with a creative cocktail-making workshop. Proceeds from the event benefit Redress Raleigh’s incubator program for independent designers featured in the organization’s annual fashion show. Tickets are $50. For more information and tickets, visit redressraleigh.org.
Mix and Mingle
Accessories boutique Moon and Lola hosts its Mix and Mingle soiree May 25, 6-8 p.m., at its Crabtree Valley Mall location in Raleigh. Attendees can enjoy goodies and a 20 percent discount on purchases. For details, call 919-785-2828.
Lana Addison Bridal in Raleigh celebrates Memorial Day weekend with an event May 25-27. Brides can check out the latest wedding gowns and those purchasing during the event will receive a 10 percent discount on special order gowns, as well as other incentives. Appointments are required; to schedule a time, call 919-460-8822 or visit lanaaddison.com.
▪ Summer is just around the corner, and Vermillion in North Hills celebrates the new season with a Summer Essentials trunk show, May 23-24. The show includes dresses, swimwear, cover-ups and accessories from LemLem, Natalie Martin, Figue, Diane Cotton Jewelry and Marysia Swim. For details, call 919-787-9780.
▪ Jewelry designer Ann Lightfoot comes to Dovecote Style boutique in Pittsboro’s Fearrington Village to share new pieces from her eponymous jewelry line, May 26-27. Lightfoot’s designs have an international flair, inspired by her work in Southeast Asia for the nonprofit Save the Children. For more information, call 919-542-1145.
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