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Harriett Hendren: Trunk show features UK grad's capsule collection

The Josie Short, which has an elastic waist, is $92. It is part of the Library by Lauren Lail collection, being featured in a trunk show this weekend at Adelé.
The Josie Short, which has an elastic waist, is $92. It is part of the Library by Lauren Lail collection, being featured in a trunk show this weekend at Adelé. Libraryfashion.com

Kentucky nativeLauren Lail is back in the Bluegrass this weekend to show her capsule clothing collection, Library by Lauren Lail at Lexington's Adelé, 445 South Ashland Avenue.

Lail, originally from Fort Thomas, is a University of Kentucky graduate and owner of Library: Archives of Fashion, a store based in Charleston, S.C., that features vintage clothing and accessories.

Her new Library collection is her design debut, with clothing inspired by her vintage finds, including classic skirts, shorts and tops. The trunk show is 3 to 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Refreshments will be served, and regular-priced merchandise will be discounted.

More shopping news

■ Shops and restaurants in Chevy Chase host the Sip Nibble Shop event throughout the day Saturday.

Purchase a $10 wristband and get access to special discounts, sales and seasonal menus. They're available for purchase at Bourbon n' Toulouse, MonTea, Morris Bookshop and Worlds Apart.

■ Gilt.com, the popular online shopping site, opens its first-ever pop-up designer outlet in Louisville this weekend.

The Gilt.com Designer Outlet will offer up to 90 percent off men's and women's clothing and accessories, home goods, children's merchandise and more. Brands will include Zac Posen, Vera Wang, Badgley Mischka and Missoni.

The Gilt.com Designer Outlet will be open to the public for one month, through July 28, at Shelbyville Road Plaza, 4600 Shelbyville Road. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

■ The You-Neeks Beaded Creations Summer Showcase started Thursday and continues from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at The Shops at Lexington Center, 410 West Vine Street, on Level One next to the Food Court.

■ Trisha Moore and Jane Burke have opened Boxwood, a store featuring antiques, consignments, artisan originals and more, at 840 Winchester Road, at Detroit Avenue. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call (859) 421-1254.

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