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Dogtoberfest Brings Pet Rescue Organizations to Kiawah

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 1, 2013 by Lowcountry Boil

DOgThe Sixth Annual Dogtoberfest, taking place on Oct. 19 from 1 – 5 p.m. at Freshfields Village near Kiawah Island, brings together pet rescue organizations from around the Lowcountry.

The free event includes:
• Meet-and-greets with local rescue groups (on-site adoptions are not permitted due to screening requirements)
• Wine tasting ($15 per ticket, includes a commemorative wine glass)
• Craft beers and delicious food
• Live entertainment
• On-site vendors
• Pet costume contest
• Blessing of the animals
• Exciting prizes and giveaways, and more!

Proceeds from the event benefit participating pet rescue organizations, including: Shih Tzus and Furbabies, Grateful Goldens Rescue, Greyhounds Pets of America – Charleston, SC, Carolina Coonhound Rescue, Pet Helpers, Water’s Edge Animal Rescue, Lowcountry Lab Rescue and King Charles Cavalier Rescue.

Event sponsors include: Freshfields Village, Angel Oak Animal Hospital, Akers Ellis Real Estate and Rentals, Charleston Veterinary Referral Center, Dawg Tired and Cat Naps Too, Creekside Pet Retreat, and Total Wine and More.

Dogtoberfest was established in 2008 to increase exposure for local rescue organizations and as a way to educate Kiawah, Seabrook and Johns island residents on pet rescue and proper pet care. The event has since moved to the Freshfields Village shopping and dining complex and expanded to include a charity wine tasting.

For more information or news/updates, contact dogtoberfest@kica.us, 843-768-3875 or like Dogtoberfest on Facebook.

Local Fashion Spotlight: Escapada

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 29, 2011 by Lowcountry Boil

Photo by Nicole Ward of Nicole Renee Photography

With Spring here and Summer just around the corner, it’s high time to get styled for the season. Inspired by the city where the designs are created, Charleston’s Escapada captures the essence of effortless femininity with easy luxe-for-less pieces perfect for an exotic escape, a relaxed day at the beach or an effervescent night on the town. Recently showcasing a variety of tropical-inspired resort and beachwear in vibrant tones and lush comfortable fabrics, Escapada offers the modern woman a brand filled with naturally chic attire. With a contemporary take on classic silhouettes, the flowing and flattering printed dresses accentuating a woman’s curves and best assets are a great addition to one’s wardrobe. Bold abstract printed tunics, flirty ruffled rompers, elegant off-the-shoulder jumpsuits, and softly draped dresses will take a woman from day to night and from the beach to the city streets allowing her to embrace the versatility of her lifestyle. Whether sipping a refreshing cocktail poolside or sailing along the Caribbean coast, Escapada’s vibrant collection of effortless styles will bring out the globetrotting goddess in any woman. An array of fresh, youthful, and colorful Escapada garments inspired by the culturally rich island lifestyle will accent any exotic global journey. Experience the sensation of Escapada, turning any day into an glamorous getaway.

Photo courtesy of Nicole Ward of Nicole Renee Photography

A brand with a conscience, Escapada is committed to making the world a better place. Through the donation of a portion of its profits, Escapada supports global charities, which enhance the lives of those in need, educate the minds of children and aid environmental causes. As a premium resort wear brand, Escapada confirms that women of all ages identify with it’s designs and sensibilities and has become an instant success, outperforming its established competitors. Escapada will continue to expand its global lifestyle brand with the launch of an accessories and home accessories collection. The company strives to continually look ahead and explore new and innovative lifestyle improvements to help women discover their inner beauty and serenity.

Escapada, a Charleston, South Carolina based lifestyle brand, was started in 2009 by its Founder and Creative Director, Natalia Castillo, who embraced her own passion for global travel through visionary designs for the modern woman. Recently showcased at Charleston Fashion Week, Escapada exudes a relaxed, yet vibrant aesthetic and is a must-have in beach and resort wear. Escapada is carried in over 550 exclusive boutiques and resorts throughout the country including Cheeca Lodge Resort and Spa, Palmetto Bluff Resort and Spa, and many luxury resorts throughout the US, Caribbean, Mexico and Tahiti.

Escapada can be found locally at:

Photo provided by Fashionwirepress.com

Kiawah/Seabrook:
Coastal Palms
585 Freshfields Drive
Johns Island, SC 29455
843.768.1992

Mount Pleasant:
Mary Mojo Boutique
1405 Ben Sawyer Blvd # 104
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
843.388.2868

Downtown:
Sally Bette’s
74 N Market St.
Charleston, SC 29401
843.937.6211

For more information visit www.escapadaliving.com.

Mexico, and Tahiti
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