Monday, August 31, 2009

Lucky magazine coming to Charlotte

Lucky Magazine and I.N.C are teaming up for a special event at Macy's SouthPark on Sept. 26.

Wow. A girl takes 2+ weeks off, come back to work and suddenly fall fashion season in the Carolinas is in full swing! My Outlook was packed (no lie -- it was shut down at least once for being too full, and another time there were 450-ish emails waiting on me) with notice of events.

Here are a handful of stylish happenings:

NINA MCLEMORE TRUNK: Paul Simon for Women will host the Nina McLemore Fall trunk Show, 9:30a-6p today, Sept. l and Wednesday Sept. 2 at its Myers Park store. Nina McLemore is known for her classic, colorful jackets for daytime and special events. Each style
is specially designed to flatter a variety of shapes and sizes.

LINDA CUNNINGHAM TRUNK: Coplon's at Phillips Place will host a Linda Cunningham trunk show on Thursday, Sept. 3 and Friday, Sept. 4. The designer, who specializes in custom cocktail and special occasion dresses, will be on hand.

CNCFW: Charlotte Fashion Week returns for a second time with an international designer lineup and a new venue: The Mint Museum. Sept. 10-12, general admission tickets are $35-$50; VIP are $50-$180.

LOOK AT HER POWER: The annual fundraiser for Dress for Success Charlotte and sneak peek of the Southern Women's Show will be Thursday, Sept. 17 at The Park (formerly the Charlotte Merchandise Mart). Among the highlights will be fashion shows and empowering talk from honorary chair Andie MacDowell and keynote speaker Cynthia Marshall. Don't forget the networking, drinks and freebies, too, to benefit a great cause. $40.

FASHION'S NIGHT OUT! Scout & Molly's and are teaming up for a night of wine, food, fashion, music and deals. 6-9p Thursday, Sept. 17 at the store in the Morrison development. There will be a DJ, freebies and goodie bags.

BELK GIRL'S NIGHT OUT: Fall fashion is the focus of the festivities planned for the semi-annual event at the SouthPark on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Rafaella’s creative director Richard Metzger will also be on hand. More details to come.

LUCKY (FALL) GIRL! Lucky and INC experts will be on hand for the INC Fall fashion preview at Macy's Southpark, 2-4p Saturday, Sept. 26. A professional photographer will photograph customers for feature placement on Also, customers will receive a Lucky necklace with any INC purchase of $75 or more the day of the event (while supplies last).