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EMU for Kids. Ladybug and Butterfly EMUs have landed for fall, and these premium Australian sheepskin originals will surely brighten your little one’s day.

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Handbags. Slouchy, laid-back Hobo bags go from office to the weekend. Top handbag trends for fall include rich textures, woven fabrics, exotic materials, fringe and zipper details.

Cj by Cookie Johnson. The Boyfriend Jean is back with relaxed fit, straight leg, boot cut or super cool jeggings (jean leggings).

It wasn’t just your imagination, Summer 2010 broke all the records for most hot days and hottest temperatures. As the calendar pages turn to September, days are cooling just enough to give us a lift, and what’s hot outside is shifting to what’s hot inside… Fashion.

‘Army Surplus’ Look. Must have colors include rich purples, pale blues, and a variety of neutrals. Priced affordably for mixing and matching.

Custom Sport Shirt. Perfect with jeans, khakis or suits, this unique shirt is perfectly sized to you with a dozen measurements, and choice of collar and cuff style.

At North Hills, you’ll find a walkable world of retail shopping bliss, fashion direct from New York and Paris, the best restaurants in the Triangle, a multitude of corporate offices, Raleigh’s premier hotel, and a wealth of entertainment options including an outdoor concert series, a 16-screen cinema and a whole host of places to connect with friends.

Transitional Glen Plaid Suit. Hand tailored from Hickey Freeman, takes you from summer to winter. Shirt by Ike Behar. Tie from Robert Talbott.

Geren Ford Cocktail Dress. Perfect grays, shimmering silvers and one-shoulder ruffle styles are big this season. Geren Ford’s new fall collection is flowing in.

4321 Lassiter at North Hills Ave. Suite 250, Raleigh, NC 27609 | 919-833-7755 SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER 2010

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The Look from Head to Toe. Autumn Cashmere Oversized Grey V-neck tunic sweater with AG Stilt Cigarette jeans and Fergie Tazed Black Pump.

Blackglama Sheared Mink Jacket. North Carolina climate is perfect for sheared mink, much lighter in weight and works from jeans to formal wear.

Seven For All Mankind Cargos. Cargos are the must-have bottom for fall – paired with a silk blouse and a fun belt gives just enough girly to this army inspired pant!

Colorful Western Style Leather Jacket. THE look for men this fall, especially with McKenzie Tribe’s famous-fitting jeans. Chalet Travel Wear. Perfect for fall weekends, Chalet’s made in the USA, flowy, crinkled look is ideal for traveling. Comes in an array of colors.

Natura Bisse Cure Sheer Cream. This amazing anti-aging day cream with SPF 20 and unique auto-adjusting tint is literally your all in one product – moisturizer, SPF and foundation in one.

TRENDS Tyler House

Forecasting Color

Tyler House tells us this is the year for dramatic effects, pairing rich saturated colors like intense emerald, sapphire blue, deep purple and magenta pink with camel, graphite grey and winter white. Crisp white will be worn well beyond Labor Day with the darker palette; graphite grey is more sophisticated, easier to wear; and camels come in all shades.


Dropping Names

The team at Vermillion says hands down THE designer for fall is one they have carried from day one – Adam. After working with Oscar de la Renta, this talented young designer went on to launch his own line of impeccably clean and simple basics, capturing the eye of Oprah and women everywhere. His full line, known as ADAM, is evolving with a more luxe and detailed look for fall.

GEna Chandler

Star Gazing

Our friends at gena chandler, always in the know, have done their star gazing and tell us what brands celebrities will be wearing this fall: | J Brand Jeans cut any way you like them | Nation Tees in all shapes, colors, and styles | Pleasure Doing Business Banded miniskirts | Love Quotes Italian linen eyelash fringe scarves | David Lerner Zipper Leggings | Jay Godfrey Dresses | Chan Luu and Sashi Bracelets


Let the Cycling Season Begin! REI at North Hills is a full-service bike shop with hundreds of bicycles in stock, clothing, accessories and an on-site maintenance shop. REI also offers free monthly bike maintenance classes, open to anyone who would like to attend.


Plush Sherpa Pullover. The latest look from CoolSweats, our V-Hoodie pullover in soft plush Sherpa, is perfect to throw on as you head out to the gym, for a bike ride, or anywhere you’re going this fall.

Vibram FiveFingers

The Barefooting Alternative to Shoes. Christopher McDougall’s Born to Run revolutionized long distance running with the news that running barefoot is good and supportive footwear may be ruining your feet. Vibram FiveFingers line of barefooting alternatives to shoes arrived at North Hills in late spring and flew off the shelves. REI and other stores at North Hills are expecting more styles, more colors, and more in stock this fall.

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What’s on Tap at the End of Your Day? in a rut?

Stuck with the check?

When is the last time you enjoyed Chopped, Local, All-Natural Beef BBQ or Grilled Marinated Flank Steak paired with North Carolina beer (Red Oak and Big Boss on tap) or a selection from Childress Vineyards to complement smoked barbecue meats?

No worries when you choose Piola, the new kid on the block at the corner of Park and Market Streets, their promotions are easy on the wallet when you have a crowd.

Q Shack offers their Chopped BBQ sandwich every day at a special value price, and the flank only when available (usually every 7-10 days). Follow The Q-Shack on Twitter or Facebook and you’ll see the post when it comes in.

Piola’s Pizza Time means every pizza on the menu is available for $6 from 3-5pm, and $7 from 5-6pm or after 10pm. Happy Hour@Piola will make anyone’s day with Guinness Stout, Stella, Blue Moon, Sweetwater 420, Copperline, and Peroni on tap, world class wine at $4–$12 per glass, and free appetizers every weekday from 5-7pm at the bar.

Planning the next team building?

everyone else OUT OF TOWN?

Duck into Coquette where you’ll find six taps brimming with hand crafted Belgian beers including Witterkerke, Bavik and Gulden Draak. Available in 10 oz. sizes so you can try more than one, and especially nice with their $6 bacon, ham and carmelized onion pizza.

Get seaside at Midtown & Bar 115 with Sam Adams Seasonal Ale always on tap, Flash Fried Calamari with Sweet and Spicy Chili Sauce, and Smoked-Bacon Wrapped Seared Scallops.

If your tastes run to fruit, choose from nine cocktails featuring house made fruit syrups, and dozens of French wines by the glass or carafe. There’s more… between 4:30 and 6:30 in the bar, shuck off your worries with $1 oysters.

Daily $6 featured red and white wines by the glass are sure to please, with offerings such as A to Z Pinot Grigio, Crossings Sauvignon Blanc, Tandem Peloton (full-bodied, Pinot Noir-based blend with a nod to cycling), and Leese-Fitch Merlot. Also can’t miss with $5 martinis on Thursdays.


top picks for SEPTEMBER and OCTOBER

China & Crystal

Baker Furniture

Expressions & Experience Exhibition

Annie Selke Home

Having access to over 3000 china patterns, Quintessentials has been serving the Triangle for 16 years, as the leader in exquisite china, crystal, flatware, and other essentials for bridal and gift registries. Pick up a new table setting today. 919-785-0787.

Baker Furniture creates pieces from more periods, styles, and international influence than any other maker. Visit Rodolfo Gonzales Interior Design, next to Ruth’s Chris, to see the Triangle’s one and only display! 919-573-4010.

This exhibition, at North Hills’ exclusive ArtSource Fine Art & Framing, displays the works of Andy Braitman, Vicki Grant, and Don Mertz, gallery artists who create using a variety of mediums, eliciting both sensory and emotional responses. 919-787-9533

Annie Selke Home, for Vanguard Furniture, includes fashionable and functional pieces for the bedroom, dining and living rooms. With high and low sheens in paint and stain her pieces range from traditional to glam girl to neo-industrial. 919-881-2440.

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FRESH FINDS AND COOL CORNERS FOR FALL STEP INTO OUTDOOR EVENTS & MORE THIS AUTUMN AT NORTH HILLS. North Hills Progressive LUNCH Tour SatURDAYS 11AM-2PM: SEP 11, Oct 16 Delight in a delicious afternoon at North Hills featuring five locally-owned restaurants. Chat with chefs and restaurant owners and managers about their exceptional cuisine.

North Hills Progressive Lunch Tour

Fashion Week at North Hills | Sep 12-18 A week of trendy events including a Girls’ Night Out, trunk shows, and more. Get the scoop at

Girls’ Night Out at North Hills | Thurs 6-8PM, Sep 16 Sip champagne & shop the fabulous, new fall collections at our unique boutiques.

North Hills Expansion BLOCK PARTY Fri 5-10PM, Sep 17 Join the Fashion Boutiques of North Hills as they celebrate the arrival of the newest North Hills businesses with food, beverages, and live music.

North Hills Kids | Mon-Wed & FRI 9am-1PM, THRU SEP Calling all kids! Geared for ages 2-5, the North Hills Commons is filled with exciting children’s activities.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk SAT 9AM-1PM, OCT 2 Join us for a walk through North Hills and the surrounding neighborhoods to show support and raise awareness for Breast Cancer.

Halloween Celebration at the Farmers’ Market SAT 10am-NOON, OCT 30 Join us at the Farmers’ Market to celebrate Halloween with bluegrass music, pumpkin painting, kiddie costume contests, and lots of fun for the family!

Enjoy a relaxing, informative, decadent, and delicious afternoon at North Hills, the home of many independent and locally-owned restaurants! Experience a progressive lunch tour featuring Flights, Coquette Brasserie, Vivace, Spring Rolls North Hills, and Mura. Engage in dialogue with the chefs and restaurant owners and managers to find out what makes their cuisine so special.

Register in advance at

Midtown Farmers’ Market | Sat 8-Noon, THRU Nov 13 An unparalleled selection of fresh, locally grown produce is available two days a week at the Farmers’ Market.

Saturdays: Sept 11, Oct 16, Nov 13, & Dec 11 11:00am - 2:00pm Meet at 10:45am at Flights in the Renaissance Raleigh Hotel 4100 Main St. in North Hills, Raleigh

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Featuring Fashion at North Hills, Happy Hour Specials, Top Picks, Fall events and deals

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Featuring Fashion at North Hills, Happy Hour Specials, Top Picks, Fall events and deals