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The Socialite: This Week’s Stylish Events


The Socialite: This Week’s Stylish Events


Art Party

Date: Friday August 10th

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Location: The Art of Style, Brier Creek

Come out and celebrate color, as well as witness the newest creative collaboration with local artist, Isti Kaldor. Enjoy the stylish sights, delicious delicacies, and tempting treats, while enjoying a local band play live. The biggest treat of the evening? The live art show! Isti Kaldor will be painting with KNIVES! A $5 donation is requested to subsidize Isti’s art supplies. The piece will be raffled off at the end of the night! So come out and experience live art and try your luck at winning a unique piece of art.

Southern Bridal Show

Date: Saturday August 11th & Sunday August 12th

Time: 10:00AM – 4:00PM, 11:00AM – 4:00PM

Location: Jim Graham Building, NC State Fairgrounds

This year, the fall Southern Bridal Show & Expo™ is expanding to a two day event. Meet over 150 Triangle wedding experts who will inspire you. Enjoy wedding fashion previews featuring the latest trends in bridal wear and tuxedo. Bridal fashion previews also feature fashions for the younger members of the wedding party, as well as for the bridesmaids and mothers of the bride and groom. Meet and connect with the most talented Triangle wedding caterers and florists, Raleigh, Durham, and Cary wedding photographers and videographers, wedding consultants from all over the Triangle and many other companies to assist you in your planning process. The admission ticket it valid for both days. $8 online/$10 at the door.


Rodeo Swap!

Date: Friday August 10th

Time: 5:00 – 10:00 PM

Location: The Station

Fashion, food, music, and giving in STYLE, what a perfect combination! Bring a bag of clothes and sift through other people’s treasures, while tasting the treats of some local food trucks such as Chirba Chirba’s delicious dumplings. Screen printers will also be available if you are up for some DIY. With a donation of $10 preregistration, you can receive sample dishes from each of the five food trucks as well as your choice of a The People’s Channel  t-shirt or tote bag. Proceeds go to support The People’s Channel & Durham Community Media.


A Mane Event

Date: Sunday August 12th

Time: 4:00 – 8:00 PM

Location: Courtyard Marriott Chapel Hill

Featured speaker Samantha Huntley, Master Stylist & Artistic/Educational Director for Bronner Brothers, will talk about how to manage and maintain all types of hair – kinky, coily, curly, wavy and relaxed! There will also be sponsored giveaways by EDEN Bodyworks, Hairizon Beauty, Coco Curls! YouTube vlogg senations Cristin Jefferson of AllThatsGold and Ebbie Drayton of EJHalo will be there to talk about hair journey. Hair demos, product reviews will also be available. Contact Adrienne Massey for more information ( or 919-638-9535). Tickets $30 in advance/$35 at the door.

Please contact our Arts & Entertainment Editor, Tomris McDaniel, at if you would like to have your event featured in our “The Socialite” segment! Please include a brief description of the event, and an image.

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Tomris is a fashion blogger from Izmir, Turkey. She graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a degree in Communication Studies. Her experience with fashion and style includes modeling, blogging, working as a personal stylist, and interning at The Source Magazine in NYC. She loves to travel and lived in Brussels and Istanbul before relocating to The Triangle. She joined the STYLE team in April 2012. In August 2013, she took on the role of Triangle Market Editor. Contact:


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