Thursday, November 28, 2013
Cavortess, a shop offering vintage and new for your closet and home will open Thanksgibving weekend in the Belle Hall Shopping Center. A grand opening event is set for the weekend of Nov. 29-30.
Cavortress has been known in Charleston for their coveted vintage clothing and accessories collection and having been a contestant in Charleston Fashion Week’s Emerging Designer Competition. Both Cavortress design and vintage have been featured in Womenswear Daily, the Oxford American, USA Today and pioneered SXSW’s Style X event as well as worn by Zoe Saldana and recently featured in a national Coors Light TV commercial.
Cavortress Style has been featured at Voodoo, Midtown and Bonnaroo Music festivals. Owner Julie Wheat has also been on staff in the costume department on television shows “Army Wives” and “Reckless” which were filmed locally in Charleston. In addition to Julie’s varied experience in the fashion industry, she is a professor at the Art Institute of Charleston teaching Fashion Merchandising.
Wheat and her husband Nathan decided to open shop at the Belle Hall Shopping Center (644 Longpoint Road, Suite i, across from Starbucks), and the Cavortress retail flagship store will celebrate their grand opening event over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. At the Cavortress grand opening event shoppers who check in at Cavortress using the Yelp Mobile App will receive 15 percent off one item and a chance to win one of five $50 gift certificates. Shoppers will find both new and vintage clothing, accessories and homegoods primarily for women, with select items being the perfect gift for men. In store gift wrapping is available.