Outfits on the Go
Calling all innovative hostesses: Thread on Grandview, a boutique that opened earlier this year and quickly garnered loyal fans, will now bring the shopping to you.
Owners and sisters Sara Guice and Miranda Boyle renovated a 1972 Airstream to take their clothing and accessories on the road during warm-weather months. Think hardwood floors, built-in shelving and a dressing room to boot. It’s beautiful.
They’ll come to your house for a party—and fill the mobile shop based on your requests. Want event dresses? No problem. Casual? They can do that, too. Specific sizes? Done.
Hiring it is free—and they’ll bring treats as well. To schedule a party, call 614-481-3090.
Yes, it boasts shopping, appetizers and wine. But Key to the Cure’s highlight is emotion. The annual event, which features cancer survivors as models, is Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. at Saks Fifth Avenue at Polaris Fashion Place. Proceeds benefit the Heather Pick Spirit Fund at the Columbus Cancer Clinic. Tickets cost $75 at sakskeytothecure2012.kintera.org.
Sole of the City
Interesting fact: In 1900, one of every eight pairs of shoes sold in America was made in Columbus. It’s among the things you can learn at The Columbus Fashion Story, the newest exhibit at Ohio State’s Historic Costume & Textiles Collection. The show runs through Dec. 7, and admission is free. Visit costume.osu.edu.
Comings and Goings
What was She She Boutique has reopened as Maia Boutique at 2480 E. Main St. in Bexley. Twig Garden & Home has left German Village for a new space at 5211 Johnstown Rd. in New Albany.
Kristy Eckert is editor of Capital Style. To sign up for her weekly email notes, visit capital-style.com.