|JULIE WHEAT –
IT consultant by day, Cavortress by night.
Julie, an upstate New York native who moved to Charleston seven years ago, launched her own style brand, Cavortress, last year designing fun and flirty, pin-up inspired clothing and curating a well-edited vintage collection worn by “Cavortresses” around town famous for lighting up the night with
Julie sees Cavortress as a means to bridge the gap between culture and
What better place to “cavort” than Vegas? Julie, who lived in Vegas from 1998-2002, recently headed west to produce a fashion show at Vegas’s Rockabilly Weekend
“Living in Vegas has absolutely dictated the aesthetic of my designs. I just love the dichotomy between locals and visitors. People from all
In Charleston, Julie feels the overall feeling is casual, yet “the women are really classy and refined. Girls like to dress up a lot. In comparison, back home, in Buffalo (New York), people would say, ‘Why is
Whether she is pulling fabric for a Cavortress design or shopping for
Photo: Cyle Suesz – to see the behind the scenes video, click HERE.
The must-have Cavortress design for the season? Without missing a beat,
Since Julie has been buying vintage with her birthday money since she
And most importantly, remember to cavort* while wearing.
1) To leap about; prance or caper.
2) To romp about happily; to frolic.
Vegas shots with purple wrought-iron fence in background:
Cavortress photo of Circa PR’s Katie Kern wearing vintage Cavortress disco pants and sequin tube top.
Shopping for the
at Bargain Prices
4213 Princess Place Drive
|Charleston Design Walk: “Style Girl” Jess James hits the town with “Vintage Queen”|
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Don’t Forget: the Zac Posen for Target Collection comes out TODAY!
“It’s a collection that’s about the best summer of a woman’s life,” the designer explained, while showing New York fashion director Harriett Mays Powell how they can be worn several different ways. Click HERE to watch the Video.
It’s Time to Get CARRIED Away….
*FASHION FIX* Sex and the City Premiere Party
Thursday, May 27th
Grab your girlfriends (and your Mr. Big) and get your “FASHION FIX”
at the official Sex and the City Premiere Party, hosted by Wilmington’s
“Style Girl” Jess James.
Arrive in style at Mayfaire’s newest hotel, Homewood Suites,
dressed a la Carrie, Samantha, Miranda or Charlotte,
and enjoy poolside “Carrie Cosmos,” Moroccan belly dancing by Samra,
And of course, fabulous prizes for “Best Dressed”
Sex and the City Style Stars!
WANNA GO?: Tickets are on sale NOW!
To get your ticket now, CLICK HERE.
$5 advance online / $10 at the door
|Today – April 25
Oliver Spring Clearance Sale
WHAT: Spring Clearance Sale! Save at least 50% off all sale denim and 70% off all sale clothing!
WHERE: 1055 Military Cutoff Rd (across from Fresh Market)
WHEN: Friday April 23 thru Sunday April 25
Junior League’s 2nd Annual Mint Julep Jubilee
Poplar Grove Plantation
WHAT: Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in style – wearing a fabulous Derby hat (visit Milliner Jan Wutkowski)
WHERE: Poplar Grove Plantation / Highway 17 between Wilmington and Hampstead
WHEN: May 1 / 3pm-8pm
WHY: The Mint Julep event raises awareness and funds for the Junior
WANNA GO?: Tickets ($60) can be purchased online at www.jlwnc.org or by calling Junior League Headquarters at 910-799-7405.
VIDEO: To watch the Style Girl video from the first annual Mint Julep, click HERE.
Barefoot Boutique Pre-Grand Opening Party
WHAT: Angela Stone-Myers, along with Personal Chef Lori Eaton,
WHEN: Tuesday, May 4th / 6-9pm
WHERE: 1 Stone Street / Wrightsville Beach (upstairs from Tower 7)
David Yurman Spring Preview Trunk Show
REEDS Jewelers @ Mayfaire
WHAT: Been craving a new Yurman piece for your collection? Preview the new Spring collection.
WHEN: May 5th / 5-9pm
WHERE: REEDS Jewelers @ Mayfaire
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