Lucky Mi has expanded!

Do you have designer clothes you purchased within the last year or two that you don’t wear anymore or that doesn’t fit? Well, lucky you then! Lucky Mi has created a new section in their boutique called “Modern Consignment.” and they want to fill it with your unwanted designer clothes whether they were gifts from friends that just didn’t match your style or aren’t being used to their fullest.

BUT GUESSS WHAT? THAT’S NOT ALL! They are also taking accessories! As long as these purchases have been made within the last 2 years, you can bring your items to the store where Lucky Mi will buy them and you will receive 50% off the selling price. Now there are no excuses to not update your wardrobe!

Shoshanna Trunk Show!

SHOSHANNA TRUNK SHOW AT MONKEES: From April 16th-19th enjoy cocktails and a showcase of Shoshanna’s spring and summer line. Come to this exquisite event and get 20% off your purchase when you buy two or more pieces of Shoshanna. Click here for more information.

A little about the designer: Shoshanna is an up-and-coming designer who grew up in Manhattan. Upon graduating from UCLA, she began her career in fashion in the lingerie department to learn about fabrics and design. In 1998, she opened her own line of signature dresses that changed the industry due to its unique fitting. The collection now includes swimwear and sportswear and can be found in-stores or online in Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales, and more. Check out her website!

Are You From Cary, NC?

If so, then I’ve got some insider secrets for you. Three high-end boutiques in Cary are having Sales RIGHT NOW. If you are going home for the summer or for the weekend, definitely check these out. They are hot and they aren’t going to be around for long!

Kristen’s Shoe Boutique
2045 Renaissance Park Place
Cary, North Carolina 27513

Kristen’s Shoe Boutique is having a final fall sale. Shoes, heels, and boots are on sale up to 75% off. Designer brands include Juicy Couture and Kate Spade.

Martin and Mary’s
301 Ledgestone Way
Cary, North Carolina 27519

Martin and Mary’s will give you $25 OFF your next purchase if you spend $100 or more. Designers include BCBG Maxaria, Betsy Johnson and American Vintage. If you are looking for retro, vintage clothes or graphic tees to give a new vibe to your summer wardrobe, this is the place to go.

Denim and Lace
119 Weston Parkway
Cary, NC 27513

Denim and Lace at the Arboretum is having a clearance sale. You can get up to 50% off any redlined clearance merchandise. You can also receive 15% a regular in-store purchase if you mention visiting the website. To make it easy for you, click here to go directly to the store website.

A New UNC Clothing Brand!

Rachel Weeks, a graduate from Duke University, has created her own line of collegiate apparel for Unc and Duke. The School House Fashion brand will be available in Student Stores soon after her showcase in the Pit on April 24th at 5:30pm. (If you can’t make it then, School House Fashion is having a trunk show at Julian’s on May 9th. )

So what makes this clothing so glamorous and special? Well for one, it is not your average line of collegiate apparel. Weeks created a high-end line of apparel ranging from collared-shirts to dresses. The focus of her line is fit, which is a treat for us ladies because we all know that clothes intended for girls are usually way too big or way too small!

To find out more information about Rachel Weeks and her new line, you can check out her blog by clicking here. You won’t find any sneak-peeks, so you’ll just have to show your school spirit and attend the fashion show!

Keep an eye out for School House Fashion the next time you are looking to make a purchase!

Go Heels!

Erin

Upcoming Events and more sales…

I can’t think of any other way to end my semester than to be swarmed with promotional events! They are a great way to meet designers and people in the industry. Also, it is a fun way to find great deals!

Meadowmont Village: special promotional events for entire shopping plaza

Saturday April 18th, 2009

Julian’s: trunk show for School House Fashion

Saturday May 9th, 2009

Roulette Vintage on East Main Street: 10% of all vintage shirts

Friday April 10th – Saturday April 11th

Happy Fashion!

Erin

Spring Sales

Hey fashionistas! Have you done your spring shopping yet? No? It’s okay, I won’t tell anyone! But, I will tell you that there are a ton of sales going on within the next couple of days:

Uniquities on Franklin Street

Saturday April 11, 2009

Easter Egg Promotional Event: try a different kind of Easter Egg hunt this season and stop by Uniquities for an in-store treat! Each egg will have coupons to use in-store, but ONLY that day. So ladies, don’t wait and get there early!

Scout and Molly’s at Meadowmont Village

Friday April 10, 2009

10am-6pm

EVERYTHING 25% off!! (Except jewelry)

Apples Boutique on Franklin Street: EVERYTHING is marked down in-store because they are preparing for new spring inventory. There couldn’t be a better time to splurge on fall and winter clothes!

Monkees of Chapel Hill at Meadowmont Village: ALL fall apparel and shoes are 50% off! Hurry! It won’t be around for long because new spring merchandise is arriving daily.

Best shopping,

Erin

Making her own style

Sophomore Brittany Wolff is no stranger to style. She admits to having played dress up as a child and likes to pick different styles (think hippie or 80s) to imitate on a day-to-day basis. Wolff’s favorite designer is Betsy Johnson because of the vintage inspired pieces in her collections. Wolff’s most beloved articles of clothing, though, are pieces she made herself. “My favorite piece of clothing is a sundress that my mom and I made. It’s really colorful because the fabric is hand painted [with] water colors,” she said. Wolff starting sewing as a child and sold her own jewelry and purses in elementary school and junior high. She also hand-made all of her own prom dresses and sundresses with some help from her Mom, who taught Wolff to sew. “This summer I want to spend my free time trying to design some sundresses. I have already envisioned and revamped some vintage ones I found in thrift stores.” Needless to say, Wolff loves to wear dresses in the spring!

Sophomore business major Brittany Wolff smiles for the camera in wedges, a high-waisted skirt and belt. A flower clip pulls back her loose waves to complete her look. You can catch Wolff in an outfit like this any day--I have literally never seen her in sweats and a T-shirt.

Sophomore business major Brittany Wolff smiles for the camera in wedges, a high-waisted skirt and belt. A flower clip pulls back her loose waves to complete her look. You can catch Wolff in an outfit like this any day--I have literally never seen her in sweats and a T-shirt.

Simple Standout

Instead of throwing on a T-shirt and jeans, why not a cute cotton dress and bright patterned jacket? Victoria Cooper, a freshman at UNC, feels more confident and put together in this simple outfit than she would in a T-shirt and jeans. “It takes me longer to pick out a t-shirt from my drawer than it does to pick out this.”

Victoria Cooper

Cooper’s favorite designers are Michael Kors and Betsey Johnson. Her favorite clothing item is a pair of 4 inch Michael Kors heels. She states that a close second is the spoon ring she always wears on her left thumb. Nonetheless, as soon as the summer weather rolls around, her favorite items to wear will be shorts, skirts and dresses, but without the tights!
xoxo,
Katie Wood