The Socialite: This Week’s Stylish Events

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The Pop Shop North Hills Grand Opening

Date: Thursday, August 4th

Time: 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Location:  North Hills Shopping Center

Presented by Redress Raleigh, the Raleigh Fashion Association and Kane Realty, the North Hill’s Pop Shop features curated limited-edition retail! Enjoy a drink while you meet the designers at this grand opening event. Featured designers include Symbology, Judah Ross, Good Girls Studio, ZassDesign, Leopold Designs, Sevlyn, Kendal Leonard Designs, Zac Schell-Designs, Mallory Robinson, Brittany Whealon, and Casey Crespo. The limited-time boutique will be open Saturdays from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Sundays 12:00 – 5:00 PM with exclusive special events.

FILM & ARTISAN First Friday Event Series

Date: Friday, August 2nd

Time: 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Location: Zinda

Join Carolina STYLE Magazine the First Friday of every month as we highlight the Carolina film industry with preview screenings and themed art exhibitions inspired by each film. STYLE partners with Rob Underhill Productions, to highlight the best cinematic works from filmmakers across the Carolinas in conjunction with the Raleigh Arts Festival whose local artist’s, photographer’s and craftsmen’s themed works coincide with each featured film. Join this month’s featured filmmaker, Director and Writer Roger Franks, as he unveils his 25min short drama THE WATCH. 6:00 – 9:00 PM: Art Exhibit – Open to the Public | 6:15 PM: *Private* Industry Screening (media, critics, industry professionals) | 7:15 & 8:15 PM: Preview Screenings – General Public. Meet the Director, Producer, and lead Actors after each screening for a Q&A session!

Shawlsmith London Presents: A Fusion of Fashion and Food

Date: Friday, August 2nd

Time: 5:00 – 9:00 PM

Location: Zinda

Raleigh’s own Shawlsmith London holds its first annual Summer End – Fall Trend Scarf Show and Sale. The team is throwing a trendy First Friday fashion event, offering the 2013 Summer collection at sample costs and premiering the 2013 Fall collection to the public.  Guests will be able to purchase pieces from the collection, and have their photo professionally taken with their new scarf or wrap.  Personal stylists and models will also be in attendance to demonstrate ‘How to Wear’ fashion’s most versatile accessory. Complimentary fare and cocktails will be served.

The Atomic Project

Date: Sunday, August 4th

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Zinda

Atomic Salon Uptown and Atomic Salon Downtown are hosting their first annual fundraising project known as ‘The Atomic Project’ in an effort to raise funds for the nonprofit organization The Frankie Lemmon School and Foundation.  A silent auction will be set up with donated items in which all proceeds will be bestowed directly to the Frankie Lemmon Foundation. A contribution fee of $10 from each attendee will be collected at the door to be donated to the foundation. To purchase tickets, please visit: Come out and give in STYLE.

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 and a high resolution flyer or image.

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Tomris McDaniel

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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