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Style Girl Jess James, Focus on the Coast Fashion Editor and style columnist for the Star-News, has continued to seek opportunities intertwining her passion for fashion with her day job.
Last entries by jess
  • 26 Jan 2017
    Style Profile with Meadowlark + Grand Opening Party this Friday
    Kendall Hurt, owner of the new Meadowlark Shop at The Forum (wearing Stella Carakasi rayon gaucho pants) There’s a lots of talk about “tweeting” in the world right now but there’s a new bird in town that I know you’re going to like. Join me this Friday evening from 6-9pm...
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  • 21 Jan 2017
    Vintage Valentine: Inside the Boudoir this Saturday at JJ+Co
    JANUARY 21 Vintage Valentine: Inside the Boudoir (Noon-4pm) @ Jess James + Co. New Vintage Valentine storefront window! WHAT: Our gal Stella from Lilies & Lace came by the shop to plan for our next big event. She will be bringing our favorite V-Day lingerie picks and we will showcase...
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  • 16 Dec 2016
    Jess James + Co. Grand Opening Holiday Soiree Photos
    Jess James + Co. GRAND OPENING / HOLIDAY SOIREE Jess James + Co. (at 511 Castle Street) is the new home for Style Girl Vintage and HM Antique Books & Prints. Shop one-of-a-kind new arrivals, holiday gifts for her & him + more! Thank you so much to my friends...
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  • 07 Dec 2016
    Jess James + Co Grand Opening + Holiday Window Contest
    Jess James + Co. GRAND OPENING / HOLIDAY SOIREE WHEN: Friday December 9th / 4-9pm WHERE: 511 Castle Street in the Antiques District (between the church & Michael Moore Antiques) You’ve Invited! Please come join us to celebrate the Jess James + Co. grand opening at 511 Castle Street. Jess...
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  • 07 Nov 2016
    Talking Politics with Patricia Kusek + More Deco Ball Photos
    “I’m with Her” – Patricia Kusek for County Commissioner “If you put your name on a ballot, you’re either one of two things – insane or courageous.” I can personally attest that my dear friend Patricia Kusek, who is in the throes of running for County Commissioner, is certainly the...
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  • 27 Oct 2016
    Deco + Dogs at The Deco Ball – Photos from Bella Rose
    THE DECO BALL at Wrightsville Manor Presented by Kusek Financial Group Event Producer : Jess James Event Planning: Gather Events NC Photography: Bella Rose Photography This enchanted event, my sixth annual event inspired by the joie de vivre, design & decadence of the Jazz Age era, came to life October...
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  • 08 Oct 2016
    The Deco Ball
    from the producers of The Original Great Gatsby Gala THE DECO BALL Presented by Kusek Financial Group Hosted by Jess James   Thursday October 13, 2016 VIP: 6pm-7pm Event: 7pm-10pm @ Wrightsville Manor 1952 Allens Lane (behind Lumina Station) TICKETS – Click HERE! TICKETS: $60 (7pm arrival) VIP TICKETS: $100...
  • 07 Oct 2016
    Hurricane Matthew Edition: Deco Ball Fashion Editorial
    Presenting — THE DECO BALL Photo Shoot at Wrightsville Manor Photography: Bella Rose Photography Producer / Wardrobe Styling: Jess James Hair: Beauty Bar Boutique Makeup: Tess Wheatley of Meraki Beauty Event Decor: Legare Simpson of A Ribbon Runs Through It Furniture / Props: Relic Vintage Rentals Industrial Lighting by Brad...
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  • 19 Aug 2016
    5 Ways to Transform a Silk Scarf / Turban with the best of ’em!
    SCARF STYLE: 5 ways to transform a silk scarf So many times when I am wearing one of my silk scarves tied as a turban, women insist I share with them where I bought my turban. Pssst, I’ll let you in on a “trick” – it’s just a scarf! I...
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  • 18 Aug 2016
    Cocktails & Conversations Revisited – Memory Lane
    Joel behind the bar at The Astral Plane in Philadelphia “Hi, how are you? It’s so nice to see you.” No, that isn’t quite right. “Hhhhiiiii, how are yooouuuu? It is soOo nice to see you!” When you arrive at the Astral Plane, Reed’s greeting is the band and the...
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