Thursday, December 4, 2008

Fierce and fashion around town

Designer Christian Siriano posed for pictures and showed his line at today's (Dec. 4) benefit for Dress for Success Charlotte at Coplon's. The "Project Runway" season 4 winner chatted with the more than 60 attendees of the event and dished on his upcoming shoe and handbag collection at Payless. Read more about the event in next Thursday's Style section.

News and fashion happenings around Charlotte:
  • The Michael Kors store at SouthPark mall opened today (Dec. 4), according to a press release. The store, near the Neiman Marcus/Nordstrom wing, is the first Michael Kors store in North Carolina.
  • There will be savings of up to 40 percent at the Donald Haack holiday open house, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 4. 4611 Sharon Road. 704-365-4400.
  • Jeffre Scott Apothecary is hosting a holiday part at the Piper Glen location, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 6. Cocktails, fashion and eclectic beats are on the menu. 6432 Rea Road; 704.544.0750
  • Mack and Mack Charlotte will have an open house 1-5 p.m. Dec. 7. Specialty Shops on the Park, 6401 Morrison Blvd. 704-365-3002
  • Sample desserts and hot chocolate while shopping at the St. John boutique at SouthPark, 1-5 p.m. Dec. 13. Complimentary Gift Wrapping. RSVP: By Dec. 10, 704.366.4416.
  • Through Feb. 15, 2009, visitors to the Mint Museum and Mint Museum of Craft + Design will receive $1 off admission with the donation of a canned or non-perishable food item. The food drive will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina.