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FASHION & BEAUTY

Where to buy Deb Dresses in Charlotte? At Nitsa’s Apparel.

Where to buy Deb Dresses in Charlotte? At Nitsa’s Apparel.

Debutante season may not start until the fall but shopping has already begun for that perfect debut dress. With two main Debutante presentations in Charlotte and one statewide ball, many young women will be donning a white dress for their entrance into society this fall. And for many, these dresses need to be approved by […]

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Let Me Be Blunt. The It Girl Haircut.

Let Me Be Blunt. The It Girl Haircut.

Too many of us have spent too many years weighed down (literally and figuratively) by the expectation that sexy women have long hair. While long, blended-and-extended layers will continue to be beaten into the ground by the VS Angels, the look has truly been done. Getting up the nerve to take the chop can be as empowering and ego-boosting as trading in stiletto pumps and bandage […]

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New Dilworth Salon Sean Rocco is offering $25 Blow-outs.

New Dilworth Salon Sean Rocco is offering $25 Blow-outs.

There’s a dynamic new hair salon in town and they want you to KNOW THEIR NAME. Sean Rocco Salon. Their March special is guaranteed to get your attention and get you looking great for a great price. Sean Rocco, now open at 1412 East Blvd. in the Dilworth Gardens Shopping Center, is offering first-time clients their “red […]

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Spring Stripes from the Charlotte Shops

Spring Stripes from the Charlotte Shops

Stripes make a major style statement and were found on almost every Spring runway at fashion week last September. Nautical styles are still in the mix but striped looks have received a makeover with varied widths, colors and positioning on garments. Black and white stripes will always be a classic and look great paired with […]

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HEALTH & FITNESS

5 Easy Things to do each day to Strengthen Your Core

5 Easy Things to do each day to Strengthen Your Core

Even if you are enviably toned everywhere else, it is not uncommon to feel less than confident when it comes to your tummy. Blame hormones or babies or genetics. Regardless, many of us work hard for a crop-top-worthy midriff and rarely feel like we reach our goal. To get the non-gimmicky, uncomplicated truth about how to strengthen our […]

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Souping.  It’s like Juicing only soup.

Souping. It’s like Juicing only soup.

*Please consult with your physician before beginning any detox program. Are you feeling sluggish? Is your skin looking a little rough?  Having trouble concentrating, losing weight, or struggling with digestive issues? Well, it might be a good time for a detox. Detoxing helps to rid the body of toxins and waste, infuses it with key […]

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Kick and Punch Your Way Fit with this great deal at 9Round Dilworth

Kick and Punch Your Way Fit with this great deal at 9Round Dilworth

If we told you that a quick 30 minute workout could burn upwards of 500 calories, would you believe us? 9Round Kickbox Fitness in Dilworth does just that. In a half hour participants punch, kick and box their way to a sculpted and toned new bod. The 9Round fitness regime incorporates a full body workout […]

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New STARZ program for kid’s fitness & dance comes to the Cornwell Center.  And scoop has a special deal.

New STARZ program for kid’s fitness & dance comes to the Cornwell Center. And scoop has a special deal.

One of the coolest things about parenthood is seeing how our unique personalities stand out distinctly from a very young age. Born this way, for sure.  Not every child [or adult] embraces competition and competitive sports.  That doesn’t mean they can’t experience the benefits and confidence-boost that comes from learning the physical skills inherent in […]

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HOME & GARDEN

SOZO Gallery hosts Meet The Artist event with Portrait Artist Anastasia Egeli.

SOZO Gallery hosts Meet The Artist event with Portrait Artist Anastasia Egeli.

If you are considering having a portrait done of your children, family or yourself, you definitely want to mark your calendar for an event at SOZO Gallery next Wednesday, March 4th.  SOZO is bringing in the portrait artist Anastasia Egeli on March 4th from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm to meet with and discuss her work with potential clients. […]

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Where to buy the best Cocktail & Side Tables in Charlotte right now.

Where to buy the best Cocktail & Side Tables in Charlotte right now.

If placed correctly and chosen to fit the room, you might not even notice the tables, until you reach to set down your drink or turn on a lamp. Side tables & cocktail tables should blend in beautifully, be highly functional, and support the purpose of each room. 3 things to consider when choosing a […]

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Decorating The Home Office.

Decorating The Home Office.

Whether you are running and empire from home or managing a home empire, the office/study is indeed needed to keep up with the demands of career and household. You may have a small desk tucked in a nook or a designated room. Either way, Dering Hall recently featured home offices styled by top interior designers which got […]

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Our February House of the Month will have you pulling out Gone with the Wind.

Our February House of the Month will have you pulling out Gone with the Wind.

Quiet privacy and open space are two things we continually underestimate in life. If you ever dream of escaping the reality of tight spaces in your current home, our February House of the Month from COTTINGHAM CHALK HAYES REALTORS is for you. First, some details on the neighborhood… Pellyn Wood has been called Charlotte’s “most discreet” luxury neighborhood. […]

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THINGS TO DO

Where to go and what to do this weekend. Including What You Need To Know about CIAA Parties.

Where to go and what to do this weekend. Including What You Need To Know about CIAA Parties.

From American Heart Month celebrations to the heated competition at the CIAA tournament, this last weekend in February is shaping up to be an action packed weekend in the QC.  We’ve rounded up the best in CIAA parties and events, as well as other happenings this week:   Junior League Charlotte Warehouse Sale Wednesday, Feb. 25 1117 […]

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Snow Delay!! Junior League WearHouse Open House now Wednesday 3/4 with 30% off

Snow Delay!! Junior League WearHouse Open House now Wednesday 3/4 with 30% off

The JLC WearHouse Hosts its Spring Open House this Wednesday, February 25  March 4th from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. The threat of snow last Wednesday may have caused some headache, but won’t stop your saving big at the JLC Wearhouse Open House.  Rescheduled for Wednesday, March 4th,  when shoppers and party guests  will enjoy […]

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Where to go and what to do this weekend – 2/19

Where to go and what to do this weekend – 2/19

While you’ve been recovering from the winter blast, we’ve been busy putting together the top list of happenings going on this week and weekend.  So brush off your ballgowns, prepare for your Oscars party, and check out this week’s round up:   Gluten-Free Cooking at Alyssa’s Kitchen Thursday, Feb. 19 Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen Ever wanted to try […]

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Throw a Girl’s Night In Oscars Party

Throw a Girl’s Night In Oscars Party

It is the firm philosophy of all scoopcharlotte staff that any excuse to party is a good thing. With that in mind, even though I have seen a grand total of 2 of the Oscar-Nominated films this year, I am still absolutely throwing a party with the girlfriends to drink champagne, criticize the ball gowns and eye-roll at […]

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GOOD EATS

What’s for Dinner?  How about save 10% with scoop at CLEAN CATCH Fish Market on Selwyn Ave.

What’s for Dinner? How about save 10% with scoop at CLEAN CATCH Fish Market on Selwyn Ave.

That’s right.  You can save 10% on select PREPARED items at Clean Catch thru this Sunday 3/1 when you show this post on your phone [or mention it or print it out]. You know how much I adore the gorgeous, fresh, amazing seafood at Clean Catch in Myers Park.  And you know how much I hate […]

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Souping.  It’s like Juicing only soup.

Souping. It’s like Juicing only soup.

*Please consult with your physician before beginning any detox program. Are you feeling sluggish? Is your skin looking a little rough?  Having trouble concentrating, losing weight, or struggling with digestive issues? Well, it might be a good time for a detox. Detoxing helps to rid the body of toxins and waste, infuses it with key […]

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Where to Buy Girl Scout Cookies.

Where to Buy Girl Scout Cookies.

Samoas. Thin Mints. DoSiDos.  Sweeter words were never spoken.  If you haven’t already, you will soon see the girls with their boxes around town, and at your door if you are a lucky neighbor.  Sales kicked off this past Saturday 2/14 (of course!) and will continue through March 8th.  The 2015 cookie line-up includes old […]

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6 Heart-friendly Tweaks for your heirloom recipes (or latest Pinterest gems)

6 Heart-friendly Tweaks for your heirloom recipes (or latest Pinterest gems)

Have an all-time favorite recipe, but feel guilty every time you cook it? That awful feeling can ruin the taste of the best of foods. GOOD NEWS: you can make many rich dishes downright healthy with just a few substitutions. We scooped a couple recipes to get you inspired, but you can use these 6 principles on your own […]

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WHAT TO WEAR

25 Outfits for Valentine’s Day

25 Outfits for Valentine’s Day

If last minute plans for Valentine’s Day have you scampering around town looking for the ideal outfit, worry no more because we found 25 outfits worthy of a casual night with your girlfriends or a hot blind date. COTTAGE CHIC THE PINK HANGER MONKEE’S OF CHARLOTTE LUNA BEDSIDE MANOR 32 FLAVORS BOUTIQUE SCOUT & MOLLY’S […]

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Date Night Dresses

Date Night Dresses

There is nothing more anxiety-inducing than trying to decide what to wear on a special date. Throw Valentine’s Day in the mix and you’ve got a perfect storm of anxiety . Before you go running for the bottle to calm your nerves, browse our picks for date night dresses from the shops. Whether it’s a […]

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#OOTD means Outfit of the Day, and here are our picks.  Which One’s Yours?

#OOTD means Outfit of the Day, and here are our picks. Which One’s Yours?

First things First.  Congrats to last week’s winning #OOTD and to @imkristenm who shared & won a $25 gift card to KK BLOOM just for playing! Second things Second.  Here’s how it works.  You save the image of your fave outfit below and share on your instagram with the hashtags #OOTD #scoopclt and, if you […]

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Last Minute Ideas on What to Wear to Watch the Superbowl.

Last Minute Ideas on What to Wear to Watch the Superbowl.

This is one game you can’t get wrong – with all the navy in your closet, dressing “the colors” should be easy.   Now you just need to decide whether you’re on Team Red/Navy/Silver or Team Lime/Navy/White so you can  pick your accent color(s).  We asked a few of our favorite shops to send in […]

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