Fashion news from around Charlotte

Stash Pad opening: Heather Lamparter and Corrie Throckmorton hold the grand opening 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday for their new Plaza Midwood store, “just a funky vintage shop,” says Lamparter, filled with “a little bit of everything.” New and vintage clothing, makeup, wigs and more, from a $3 ALF keychain to a $200 pale blue satin brocade ’50s party dress. 1216 Thomas Ave.; 980-224-7321;

Style Theory Tour: Celebrity stylist Tameka Raymond stops Saturday in Charlotte on her 14-city Style Theory Tour. She’ll present a workshop for aspiring fashion and beauty professionals and women not in the field. Also on hand: hairstylist Derickus Crawford (Fantasia, Ashanti) and wardrobe stylist Renaldo Nehemiah (Ludacris, Rick Ross and others). They’ll cover makeup application, fashion styling and hair care. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Embassy Suites, 4800 S. Tryon St. $150 general admission (includes a Style Theory gift bag, T-shirt and lunch); $200 VIP (those plus a signed copy of her book, “White Bras and 101 Style Faux Pas”). Registration:

Our Place: The women’s boutique has several upcoming trunk shows. Through Saturday: Sympli line of relaxed layering pieces. Feb. 5-7: Planet apparel. Feb. 12-14: Elizabeth and James, established by Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen. 6700 Fairview Road. 704-554-7748.

Paul Simon Women: The specialty store in The Village at Southpark hosts the Tom and Linda Platt Spring Designer Trunk Show of day-into-evening dressing including special occasion. New York representative Drew Scott will be in the store. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 4-7. 704-333-6139;

Soma: Bras are among the most needed, least donated item of clothing for women. All Soma stores, including the one at SouthPark mall, are teaming with the National Network to End Domestic Violence by holding a bra donation collection through Feb. 4. Bring gently used bras to any Soma store.

Olivia Fortson and Helen Schwab