As it expands its Wade Avenue location into a bigger space, slated to open sometime this summer, Dress designer resale boutique has reworked its Six Forks Road space to include a high-end designer-focused section in the store’s mezzanine. The new runway section features clothing, shoes and accessories from such sought-after labels as Helmut Lang, Christian Dior, Chanel, Diane von Furstenberg and more. Dress will celebrate the opening of its runway section with a Launch the Runway party Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. Customers can peruse the collection and enjoy food, Champagne and music from a DJ during the event. Call 919-945-4997 for more details.
▪ Coastal-inspired clothing line Jarrett Bay will host a trunk show of new spring and summer styles for men and women at its North Hills store Thursday, 4-7 p.m. Jarrett Bay designer Julz Shea-Lawson will be on hand to offer insights into the collection, and customers will receive gifts during the event. For details, call 919-803-1990.
▪ Jewelry designer Laurie Lenfestey visits Dovecote boutique in Pittsboro’s Fearrington Village for a trunk show of new pieces from her Bittersweet Designs line Saturday and Sunday. Lenfestey’s designs offer a feminine, vintage flare with a modern spin. For more info, call 919-542-1145.
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▪ SOUTH boutique in Chapel Hill’s Meadowmont Village welcomes Molly Eugenio from Clara Williams jewelry for a show of new centerpieces and necklaces April 12-13. Refreshments will be served. Call 919-240-5475 for more info.
Daddy-daughter hair event
Dads can learn the techniques to style their daughters’ hair while helping a good cause during the Daddy-Daughter Hairstyling Benefit, 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the A.E. Finley YMCA in Raleigh. Dads will learn to braid, make pigtails and more. The event is free, but a $10 donation is suggested, with proceeds benefiting Activate Good’s work to match local volunteers with charitable organizations. For more details, visit nando.com/3p2.
Ramble Supply Co. hosts a weaving workshop for beginners Saturday, 2-4 p.m. Students will learn the basics of frame loom weaving and work with a variety of yarns. The fee is $35. To reserve a spot, email email@example.com.
Raleigh designer at MTV awards
Raleigh jewelry designer Joanne Garrett is going Hollywood this week, in a sense, as her ZoeBird Designs jewelry will be included in swag bags given to attendees of the MTV Movie Awards. Garrett’s gold nugget triple strand bracelet will be included in bags given in the luxury celebrity gift lounge during the event. ZoeBird Designs’ full jewelry line is available at zoebirddesigns.etsy.com.
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