Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times celebrates the costumes from the award-winning PBS television series Downton Abbey. From servants’ uniforms to lavish evening gowns, more than 40 costumes will be on display through May 25 at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC, one of America’s grandest homes and the former residence of the Vanderbilt family.
Best Case Scenario
The Misha iPhone Case designed by Dannijo is a kaleidoscopic pattern of vibrant colors. Compatible with both the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, the high-quality cases are created for protection but also make an eye-catching accessory. dannijo.com
For all of us who believe in signs, Fresh has teamed up with famed astrologer Susan Miller to create the Zodiac Oval Soap Collection. The line of 12 soaps comes in four different scents inspired by the elements: water, fire, air and earth. The beautifully packaged soaps play on personality traits and include an exclusive bonus booklet featuring horoscope and beauty tips from Miller. fresh.com
Hope Springs Eternal
In 2006 Sheryl Lowe, a designer and the wifeof actor Rob Lowe, began designing jewelrywith the intention of creating special,meaningful gifts of love and appreciation for friends and family. From there, Sheryl Lowe Designs was born. Her luxurious collections include fashionable and timeless pieces like the Hope ID bar, a gold-filled rolo chain bracelet with Pave diamonds. sheryllowedesigns.com
Bodies of Work
Explore the most innovative forms of 21st century artistic self-expression at Body Embellishment, an exhibit on view at the Mint Museum in Charlotte, NC through September 6. It highlights the ever-growing fascination with body adornments, including the evolution of tattoos, nail art, jewelry and body sculptures. Hairstylists who are obsessed with ink and piercings will especially love this one.