February Look Book

photo by Mark Steelman
Designer Gay Adair opens design studio, the 9th House

Local designer GAY ADAIR opened a new design studio in downtown Wilmington. Gay Adair at Home in the Ninth House features “hard to find” furniture and décor from the 1940s and 1960s that she has collected on her travels. Call for an appointment (910) 409-8094.

– Samantha Freda

Ryan Stokes' reclaimed Cape Fear River wood art

Reclaimed Cape Fear River wood art by local artist RYAN STOKES. Available at Cape Fear Native located at 114 Princess Street.



Designers Joanne Miranda and Angela Woodcock fashion gown-makeoversCustom-designed gowns, formalwear, headpieces and jewelry for purchase or consignment are available at Camille’s Closet, a new shop located at 2619-A North College Road. Designer JOANNE MIRANDA and tailor ANGELA WOODCOCK also provide alterations and gown-makeovers.

– Teresa McLamb