WHAT TO WEAR

Fall 2014 Denim – What to buy and Where to Buy It.

Fall 2014 Denim – What to buy and Where to Buy It.

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

In my mind, fall fashion is definitely the best, bringing in new looks, lots of texture, boots!! and dark, moody shades.    A new pair of jeans is always a good intro to the season, and a staple purchase that will take you all the way through to next summer.    This year, we can […]

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What to Wear to an End of Summer Party

What to Wear to an End of Summer Party

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Labor day weekend is always packed with parties and events to celebrate the end of summer. It’s bittersweet knowing that our sandals and dresses will be replaced with jeans and sweaters, but there’s still time to show off your summer style. The stores have picked out their favorite end of summer party looks that are perfect […]

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What to Wear to Work in August

What to Wear to Work in August

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sometimes it’s hard to look business-like when it’s 90 degrees outside and 70 indoors.  Keeping it cool but professional is a challenge every summer in the south.  Fortunately, our Charlotte boutiques know how to buy so you look conservative enough for a meeting in bare, but there, dresses and tops.  If you do go strappy […]

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What to Wear to Rush = Think More Country Club than Night Club.

What to Wear to Rush = Think More Country Club than Night Club.

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you (or your daughter) is heading off to rush/recruitment this month, you’ll want to to have the right kind of outfits ready for the whole process.  You either get it or you don’t, it’s either the best thing ever or you’d rather have your teeth drilled.  No judging either way, to each their own. […]

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Beat the heat with these cool summer fashions from the local shops

Beat the heat with these cool summer fashions from the local shops

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The boutiques have picked out their favorite summer pieces to help you beat the heat this week ~ breathable fabrics, flowy dresses, short shorts, and breezy rompers. Don’t be afraid to show some skin, and it’s easier to stay cool with loose fitting pieces in cotton and naturals.  I know some days the temps ruin the […]

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Stay Cool with Summer Dresses

Stay Cool with Summer Dresses

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Shorts and rompers are having a moment this season, but a summer dress will always be my favorite thing to wear on these excruciatingly hot days. Nothing can beat the light, breezy feeling of a sundress on a summer day, or a maxi on a summer night- and I’m pretty sure the men love them, too. […]

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What to Wear to a Summer Party ~ from the Charlotte boutiques

What to Wear to a Summer Party ~ from the Charlotte boutiques

| June 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of my favorite things about summer is the longer days, and summer parties that accompany them. It’s so nice to relax and catch up with friends on a summer evening. Whether you’re party is on a patio, a pool, a bar, restaurant, or house- the stores have picked out the perfect summer party outfit […]

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What to Take to the Pool or Beach this summer

What to Take to the Pool or Beach this summer

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

We can all rejoice that it’s finally beach and pool season. After living at the beach for 5 years, I know exactly what I need to bring to the water. Here’s what’s always in my beach bag: Sunscreen A towel A coverup Sunglasses A hat Flip flops A clutch A bottle of water Bug spray […]

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What to Wear to a Summer Wedding

What to Wear to a Summer Wedding

| May 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

And we’re off.   June is by far the most popular month for weddings around the country, it has been so forever.   (Although August is surprisingly popular as well…although I am guessing that stat is driven by folks living in the NorthEast and Midwest.  Not the south, that’s for sure.). Brides report more & […]

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Girls in White Dresses.  The annual panic for Moving Up ceremonies, Graduations & other White Dress Required occasions.

Girls in White Dresses. The annual panic for Moving Up ceremonies, Graduations & other White Dress Required occasions.

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ah, the joy of finding a white dress for your daughter for those special occasions that require one. It is a truth universally acknowledged that you will never find the right white dress for your daughter at the time when you need to buy one. Just when you have only 2 weeks left to shop […]

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What to Wear Memorial Day Weekend

What to Wear Memorial Day Weekend

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Memorial Day is the official kick-off for summer, and the stores have picked out their favorite outfits for any type of celebration. APRICOT LANE THE CHEEKY BEAN CHEZELLE CORAL   COTTAGE CHIC doll.{a boutique} KK BLOOM MONKEES OF CHARLOTTE THE PINK HANGER Memorial Day Sale – 20% off anything any store, 30% off last ones, […]

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What to Wear with White Jeans this year.

What to Wear with White Jeans this year.

| May 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Even for your die-hard traditionalists, it’s white jeans season.  Most of the white denim around Charlotte is still skinny, altho we see style setter Leandra Medine, The Man Repeller move to white / cream denim ‘boyfriends’.    For something new & different around here, check out the shredded style at Apricot Lane and the Red Engine […]

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Festival Wear Instagram Contest!  What are you Wearing to @drumstrongmusic?

Festival Wear Instagram Contest! What are you Wearing to @drumstrongmusic?

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Want to win two tickets to the upcoming DRUMSTRONG MUSIC {Rhythm + Arts} FESTIVAL at Misty Meadows Farm the weekend of May 16-18? Just instagram a photo of your favorite festival wear, what you’re planning to wear or what you would LIKE to wear and tag us @scoopcharlotte @drumstrongmusic. And you’ll be eligible to enter […]

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What to Wear to the DrumSTRONG Music Festival

What to Wear to the DrumSTRONG Music Festival

| May 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you want to have a great weekend and support an amazing cause, look no further than DrumSTRONG Rhythm & Arts Festival. DrumSTRONG is a family-owned festival in Weddington, NC dedicated to raising awareness and funds for cancer organizations. The three-day event May 16-18 will have live music from bands like Railroad Earth, along with a Craft […]

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What to Wear to Derby Days

What to Wear to Derby Days

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

This Saturday, celebrate the 24th Annual Derby Days with the Young Affiliates of The Mint Museum. Enjoy an afternoon of entertainment that includes live music, lawn games, free beverages and food from top area restaurants, and a large-screen viewing of “The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports”  live from Louisville, Kentucky. There will also be a silent […]

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What to Wear to the Golf Tournament

What to Wear to the Golf Tournament

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2014 Wells Fargo Championship Golf Tournament starts Monday at the Quail Hollow Country Club, and is a major stop on the PGA tour.  Most of Charlotte heads out for at least one day if they snagged a ticket, and the weekends days are a perfect spring social gathering in addition to, oh that’s right, […]

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