Fashion was in the spotlight as players and media gathered for last week’s NBA Draft. Former Wildcats De’Aaron Fox and Malik Monk kept up the tradition of dressing for the big day in stylish suits by JCPenney.
Tailored jackets were personalized with bespoke suit linings unique to each player.
For Fox, now of the Sacramento Kings, pink ribbons honored his mother, a breast cancer survivor. Monk, drafted by the Charlotte Hornets, sported a design emblazoned with “The Woodz,” a nod to outdoor basketball courts in his hometown of Lepanto, Ark.
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▪ Since Reese Witherspoon’s Draper James opened at The Summit at Fritz Farm in May, the brand has shown the love for its Bluegrass store by offering Kentucky-inspired items including Lexington leather pins and cocktail napkin sets.
▪ Starting Thursday at the Cotton Patch at the Lansdowne Shoppes, all spring clothing and accessories are 50 to 70 percent off. While you’re there, sign up for the Summer Sweepstakes featuring $1,000 in gift certificates. Each Saturday this summer, the Cotton Patch will draw the winner of a $100 gift certificate to spend on anything in the store. No purchase is necessary.
▪ Olive You Boutique of Richmond now has an online store. You’ll find clothing, shoes, accessories and gifts from brands including Citizens of Humanity, Jude Connally, Judith March, and Dolce Vita. Go to Oliveyouboutique.com.
▪ Marti & Liz Shoes, a company founded in Beaver Dam, is coming to Regency Center on Nicholasville Road. The store sells discounted designer brands including Kenneth Cole, BCBG and Coach.
There are 16 Marti & Liz Shoes stores in Beaver Dam, Bowling Green, and Glasgow, and in Tennessee, Georgia and North Carolina.
▪ The Fleur de Flea Vintage Urban Market is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at 231 Witherspoon Street in Louisville.
Harriett Hendren: 859-231-3175