Tuesday, May 4, 2004
No need to cover yourself with mosquito netting to keep the bugs away. The outdoor types at Orvis have come up with a line of clothes - Buzz Off - treated with a skin-safe insect repellant to ward off mosquitoes, chiggers, ticks and no-see-ums.
Orvis outerwear causing a buzz
The line includes treated slacks, shirts, jackets and hats that stay insect-strong even in rain and sweat and UV rays. The repellant lasts through about 25 washes. Shirts $69, hats $24. Information at www.orvis.com, then type in "buzz off."
Men's trunk show: Crosley's Better Men's Wear and Custom Clothier at Kenwood Galleria will spotlight Coppley Apparel's spring and summer sport coats and suits today through Saturday. Fabrics include those by Ermenegildo Zegna. Coppley can deliver made-to-measure garments in less that three weeks as opposed to the six-to eight-week wait required by most North American makers, according to owner Jeff Cahall. Information: 985-0600. 8118 Montgomery Road.
For brides: Tying the Knot Without Breaking the Bank, with Brigid Horne-Nestor of I-Do Weddings and Events, 7-9:30 p.m. next Tuesday and May 18 at Communiversity in Clifton. $39. Registration: 556-6932.
Aveda scholarship competition: A full scholarship, valued at more than $10,000, to the Aveda Frederic Institute in Cincinnati will be given in August to the winner of a talent scholarship contest. Several other finalists will get scholarship help. Contestants are selected based on how well they complete the application process available at www.frederics.com/institute. Deadline: July 1.
Heart smart at Lazarus: Shoppers at Lazarus-Macy's can contribute to the American Heart Association while shopping for Mother's Day. The store will donate 10 cents for each transaction made with a Lazarus-Macy's credit card and $1 for each new credit card account opened through Sunday.
Faerie festival: A faerie tea, garden workshop and wand-making will be part of a Mother's Day Faerie Festival at Seventh Street Gifts in Newport noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Nancy Bick Clark, a Celtic harpist, will play and other faerie-inspired artists and artworks will be part of the celebration. 114 E. Seventh St., Newport. (859) 655-9444.
Re-sizing at August Max: August Max, known for its collection of unstructured clothes for plus-size women, is targeting a "new August Max" 0oman - sized 8-20. The store's spring and summer line is described as "eclectic and exciting" for women looking for a relaxed, yet professional finish. The line includes plenty of its signature one-of-a-kind jackets and embroidered denims, as well as bold-scale floral dresses and the bright colors so plentiful this season. At Kenwood Towne Centre.
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