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The Socialite: This Week’s Stylish Events


The Socialite: This Week’s Stylish Events

Denim & Diamonds

Date: Friday, March 8th

Time: 5:30 PM

Location: Brier Creek Country Club

Introducing Cornucopia Cancer Support Center’s new signature fundraising event, Denim & Diamonds. Guests will enjoy an evening of dinner, dancing, entertainment, live and silent auctions, raffles, and a special dessert display competition as a tribute to Cornucopia’s retired and beloved ‘A Chocolate Affair’. Over 400 people regularly attend Cornucopia’s annual fundraiser, which raises over $100,000 for Cornucopia. The proceeds from the event provide nearly four months of operating funds for the organization. So throw on your favorite pair of jeans, dress it up with your best bling, and come out for an evening of giving in STYLE.

The Collective Fashion Show

Date: Saturday, March 9th

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Location: Roundabout Art Collective

The Art of Style is hosting their second art collaboration with the Roundabout Art Collective, where they will be showcasing their very own manager and fashion designer, Natalie Drennon, as she debuts her newest collaboration, The Collective: All Things Strange + Beautiful, along with fellow local fashion designer, Keely Cansler. Both designers will be previewing looks from their newest spring 2013 and fall 2013 collections, followed by a full fashion show on April 26th. The designers, both products of the N.C. State textile and design programs, will each show five garments from their lines. Come enjoy a night full of fashion, mingling with the designers and models, art, food, wine, and style. be sure not to miss out on this stellar, fashion-forward event.

The Downtown Dish

Date:  Sunday, March 10th

Time:  5:00PM VIP Reception, 6:00PM – 8:00PM Main Event

Location:  Zinda, Downtown Raleigh

Tammy Lynn Center and Eschelon Hospitality have partnered to bring you ‘the downtown dish’! Don’t miss this chance to enjoy great food from all five Eschelon restaurants during this exciting evening at the newest hotspot, Zinda! Eschelon’s restaurants include Zinda, Sono, Mura, The Oxford and Cameron Bar & Grill.

VIP reception begins at 5:00pm

– includes champagne reception and preview party, plus main event
– Steve Daniels of ABC11 as Master of Ceremonies
– automatic entry to win door prize: 2 Delta Airline tickets valued at $2000

Main event begins at 6:00pm

– complimentary beer and wine, and for the first time ever, all five Eschelon restaurants will be completing for “fan favorite”!

WBON Charity Fashion Show & Fundraiser

Date: Wednesday, March 13th

Time: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Location: Tony’s Oyster Bar

Indulge in a lunch buffet (vegetarian and non-fish items available), while enjoying an entertaining fashion show from local boutiques and stores. There will also be door prizes, including the chance to win the hottest shoes and accessories, as well as networking opportunities and a brief presentation from The Carying Place Inc. The event is open to MEN and WOMEN of all ages! This event is a “shoe in” so wear your hottest shoes because at this event…it’s ALL about the Shoes! Tickets are $20 and door prize tickets for $10 will be available to purchase at the door.

Rebecca Minkoff Meet & Greet

Date: Wednesday, March 13th

Time: 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Location: Saks Fifth Avenue, Triangle Town Center

Designer Rebecca Minkoff will be visiting Raleigh for a meet and greet. That night, Minkoff will showcase her Spring collection during a 5:00 -7:00 PM at a Girls’ Night Out event. Enjoy a custom nail bar, ponytails bar, musical entertainment, makeovers by Laura Mercier, as well as cocktails and light bites during the showcase. Guests will be able to get their Rebecca Minkoff purchase personally signed by the designer, time  permitting. For more information or to make a reservation, call 919-792-9100, ext. 5205. Carolina STYLE Magazine will be at the event to interview the successful designer. Stay tuned for our special coverage.

Carolina STYLE Magazine’s Annual Nominations Kick-Off Event for the 25 Most Stylish People of the Triangle

Date: Wednesday, March 13th

Time: 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Location: SPY Raleigh

Do you or someone you know have incredible style? Are you an accomplished individual in your area of expertise? Have you made a difference in the community? Are you always in the know about the latest trends, fabulous fashions or the exclusive happenings on the social scene? If so, you may be one of The Triangle’s 25 Most Stylish of 2013 and possibly end up on the cover of Carolina STYLE Magazine! This event celebrates the movers and shakers in the Triangle who are making a real impact in the community, and gives an opportunity for these leaders to be recognized by a group of their peers.
Categories include:

  • Business Leader
  • Civic Duties/Philanthropy
  • Socialite
  • Entertainment
  • Fashion & Beauty

The honorees will be announced at the official magazine release party and awards scheduled for April 2013. Tickets are $15 and include champagne, light hors d’oeuvres, a swag bag raffle with items received during STYLE’s coverage of The Oscars, as well as an opportunity to sign up for our coveted STYLE Card. Buy tickets now at:

If you would like to have your event featured in The Socialite, please email our Arts & Entertainment Editor, Tomris McDaniel at

Please include a brief description of your event and a high-resolution 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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