Monday, March 9, 2009

Spring into fashion, style events

I don't know about you, but this deliciously warm weather has put a spring into my step! Here are a few events to help get your spring on:

TRUNK SHOW: Paul Simon for Women will host a trunk show featuring the Penta and Y? spring sportswear collections and a jewelry trunk show with designer Laura James Tuesday, March 10 and Wednesday, March 11. James will show her spring collection. 1033 Providence Road in Myers Park Center; 704-333-6139.

Peel Party at Potion! Jump into a Blueberry Smoothie, Pomegranate or Pineapple Peel. Just in time for the warm weather you can get radiant glowing skin -- and you don't even have to put your bathing suit on. For one day only, the Huntersville beauty boutique (the South Charlotte location recently closed) is offering peels at a discount - $50 (regular $95)! This event is by appointment only, and space is limited. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, March 21. 16835 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Huntersville. 704-655-8755.

Neiman Marcus Events: Rena Lange Trunk Show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, March 13. Off to the Races, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday, March 14.S elect the perfect dress to wear to the spring horse races from Diane Von Furstenberg's newest collection. 704-442-7900, extension 2200 to schedule your appointment.

DONATE FOR DISCOUNT: Dress for Success Charlotte is the beneficiary of a suit drive at St. John. March 18-22, customers donating a St. John suit will receive $200 off the purchase of $1, 000 or more. When a non St. John suit is donated customers will receive $50 off the purchase of $1,000 or more. The St. John boutique at SouthPark is participating, as well as the St. John department at Neiman Marcus.

SPRING BEAUTY WEEK: Wraps up at Jeffre Scott Apothecary with the Style Event, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19 at the Piper Glen location. Local experts will share cosmetic, beauty, accessory and style tips. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and prosecco. $35 per person. Includes goody bag and day of event discounts. 704-544-0750.