Late Night Holiday Preview Shopping Event at Carmel City Center + Winter Window Wonderland

The holiday season is here and it’s time for a little shopping!

Carmel City Center will be hosting its second annual Winter Window Wonderland and Late Night Preview Shopping Event on Saturday, November 23.


The Carmel High School (CHS) Art Club will be painting many of the storefront windows in Carmel City Center in holiday themes to create a “Winter Window Wonderland.” A total of 20 storefront windows will be painted by 20 – 30 student members of the CHS Art Club. The painting will take place from 9 a.m. to noon. This project was coordinated by the CHS Art Club teacher sponsors Anna Beelke and Jen Bubp. The public is invited to take a walking tour of the “Winter Window Wonderland” and return to Carmel City Center later for the Late Night Shopping Event.


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That evening from 6-10 p.m., Carmel City Center invites you to return and dine at one of the six unique restaurants, then shop late and enjoy the entertainment of holiday D.J. music on the interior plaza throughout the evening. Businesses will offer special in-store promotions, host trunk shows, offer product demonstrations and more. Visitors attending the event can enjoy free spiced Crimson Berry Tea provided by Hubbard & Cravens.


Carmel City Center is located on the southwest corner of Rangeline Road and City Center Drive. Surface parking is available on plaza level (accessible from City Center Drive), in the underground garage (accessible from Rangeline Road) and along Veterans Way located to the south of Carmel City Center.

Carmel Tailoring Annual Holiday Trunk Show

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Carmel Tailoring will be hosting its Annual Holiday Trunk Show on Wednesday, November 20 and you’re invited!

The event will be hosted at Matt The Miller’s Tavern from 6-9 p.m. with free drinks from 6-8 p.m., free appetizers, custom suiting, gift cards and event a dress shirt drawing.

During the trunk show, Carmel Tailoring will be offering samples of men’s & women’s custom suiting and shirts from Ready Made, Made to Measure and Bespoke shirts and suits. Zenith, Dormeuil, Loro Piana, Derbry are just a few examples of the featured fabrics that will be present at the trunk show as well as an assortment of Gladson ties!


Also during the event, guests will be able to put together a virtual suit design that will be built right before their eyes according to their preference.

For more information about the event and to RSVP please contact or call 317-848-60-50.


Actors Theatre of Indiana Preview & a Night of Trick or Treating

Carmel City Center will be hosting a concert featuring the Actors Theatre of Indiana and an evening of ‘Trick or Treating’ for kids and adults on Wednesday, October 30.


Actors Theatre of Indiana will be performing a short preview of tunes from its upcoming performance of  “The Odd Couple” on Wednesday, October 30 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The concert will be held at Hubbard & Cravens located in the interior of Carmel City Center. Seating will be available on a first come, first-served basis.  The public is invited to attend this free event.

The Odd Couple – Meet Oscar Madison, a divorced and carefree slob, whose greatest concern in life is making his alimony payments on time, give or take a few months. But Oscar’s life is about to turn upside-down with the arrival of his longtime friend and new roomie, Felix Ungar, an uptight neat-freak, whose wife has just kicked him out. Mix in two British sisters, a gang of poker boys, and a botched London Broil, and hilarity ensues.

A Night of ‘Trick or Treating’ – Kids and adults are welcomed to dress up for a night of ‘Trick or Treating’ at Carmel City Center. Participating retailers and restaurants will be handing out treats beginning at 5 p.m. until close. Adults in costume get a special treat from the retailers 14 Districts Weekend and Rain Aveda Salon and Spa. 14 Districts Weekend & Rain Aveda Salon and Spa will pass out 2 vouchers to each adult  for Carmel Symphony Orchestra’s concert “The Artistry of Di Wu” on  Saturday, November 9th at 7:30 p.m.  Pianist Di Wu performs Gershwin and Liszt in this powerful program.

Hubbard & Cravens is located on the interior of Carmel City Center, located on the southwest corner of Range Line Road and City Center Drive (click here for map). Surface parking is available on plaza level (accessible from City Center Drive), in the underground garage (accessible from Range Line Road) and along Veterans Way located to the south of Carmel City Center. For reservations, please contact Hubbard & Cravens at 317-805-1888

End of Summer Sidewalk Sales & Trunk Shows

Image 1It’s that time of year again for a Sidewalk Sale!

On Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8 Carmel City Center businesses will be hosting sidewalk sales that will feature designer trunk shows, special promotions and much, much more. The sidewalk sales and trunk shows will be taking place during normal store hours.

Special Events Happening:

Addendum Oval Logo-01Addendum Gallery will be hosting a promotion of 20% off  Julia Knight as well as a gourmet food tasting of Epicurean delights that are offered in store featuring Captain Rodneys, Pickled Pink Pickles and Briny Sea Salts. For the first time, Addendum will be premiering the organic body product line, Ambre Blends.

Trunk Show

Carmel Tailoring will be hosting a trunk show introducing its new custom suiting line, Zaidi Apparel Group. The trunk show will be featuring high end designer fabrics such as Dormeuil, Loro Piana, Zegna and more. During the two day event Carmel Tailoring will be offering promotions on already in-stock suiting and custom suiting.


logo14 Districts Weekend will be hosting a Calypso Barth & Cynthia Dugan Trunk Shows showcasing some of the lines beautiful apparel and jewelry. The trunk show will take place Saturday and Sunday during normal store hours. 14 Districts Weekend will also have a sale rack of 50% off select apparel from collections in the store.

Joining the sidewalk sale will be Indianapolis’s boutique on wheels, Retro 101. Retro 101 features new, on trend fashions at affordable prices and unique items from local artists and crafters. Retro 101 will be parked on the interior of Carmel City Center next to Authentic Sports Collectibles storefront from 4-7 p.m.

Carmel City Center is located on the southwest corner of Range Line Road and City Center Drive. Surface parking is available on plaza level (accessible from City Center Drive), in the underground garage (accessible from Range Line Road) and along Veterans Way located to the south of Carmel City Center.

Fall Fashion Trends

With September almost here and Fall collections already gracing stores with their presence, we can’t help but share our favorite Fall fashion trends here at Carmel City Center. From jeans, tops and even jewelry, we can start to smell the crisp Fall air rolling in to our closets. Plus, who doesn’t love adding a few must haves in their wardrobe to break out once the leaves start changing?


Fall Favorites
Visit CLOTH formerly Uber Boutique and 14 Districts Weekend located at Carmel City Center for the latest Fall trends this season!

Summer Sun Hair-Care at Rain Aveda Salon & Spa

In the summer when the sun is high and those intense rays are shining down, we know to protect our skin with sunscreen. But what about our hair, doesn’t that need protection too? The amazing stylists at Rain Aveda Salon & Spa say that it absolutely does and they have just what you need to protect your lovely locks all summer long!

The Aveda Summer Sun Care collection helps “summer-proof” your with its cleanse, restore and protect steps to keep your strands unharmed.

Sun Care Hair and Body Cleanser

Hair and body cleanser

A color-safe formula that gently and effectively removes chlorine, salt and product build-up, while helping to maintain moisture balance.

  • Part of a three-part defense and recovery system
  • Corn-derived chelator removes minerals found in chlorinated pool water which cause discoloration
  • Babassu-derived cleansing system removes chlorine, salt and product build-up
  • Tamanu oil and certified organic coconut oil help maintain moisture balance
  • Light tropical aroma blend with 100% certified organic essences of neroli, ylang ylang and wild-crafted cistus


Sun Care Protective Hair Veil

protective hair veilA lightweight, water-resistant UV defense mist that forms an invisible screen to help protect hair from sun exposure for up to 16 hours, to minimize color fadage, damage and dryness.

  • Part of a three-part defense and recovery system
  • UVA/UVB filters derived from wintergreen and cinnamon bark oils help protect hair from sun damage
  • Anti-oxidizing blend of green tea extract, certified organic sunflower seed oil and vitamin E helps protect against free radicals
  • Certified organic shea butter, coconut and palm oils condition and detangle
  • Light tropical aroma blend with 100% certified organic essences of neroli, ylang ylang and wild-crafted cistus


Sun Care After-Sun Hair Masque

After-Sun Hair MasqueAn intensive cream masque that restores sun-exposed hair, moisturizes, and helps defend against free radicals.

  • Part of a three-part defense and recovery system
  • MorikueTM protein helps restore weakened hair
  • Tamanu oil, certified organic shea butter, coconut and palm oils moisturize hair
  • Anti-oxidizing blend of green tea extract, certified organic sunflower seed oil and vitamin E help protect against free radicals
  • Light tropical aroma blend with 100% certified organic essences of neroli, ylang ylang and cistus


Stop into Rain Aveda Salon & Spa at Carmel City Center to get the best guidance on just one or all of these products. They’ll help you find the best protection for you to keep your hair safe from harmful summer rays. Also, the lovely folks at Rain Salon are offering 20% off your first hair service or a special $30 Blowout* with mention of this post!

*Offer cannot be combined with any other offer.

Summer Workshops just for Kids at Bath Junkie

While the kids are out for summer break, it can feel like you can rarely get a little time to yourself. Give them something fun to do while you join a friend for coffee or lunch, go to spinning class or yoga, shop around or treat yourself to a mani & pedi  by signing up for a Kids Summer Workshop at Bath Junkie!  They’ll be busy having fun creating great Bath Junkie products!

Soaking smoothie

Kids Summer Workshop:

Wednesday, July 17 – Soaking Smoothie & Whipped Cream from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 23 – Exfoliating Salt Scrub & Body Desert 9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Cost for the Workshop is $20 and for ages 5 & up. Space is limited so contact the ladies at Bath Junkie to reserve your spot today: 317.805.1850 or

Bonus: On the day your child is at Bath Junkie, additional Bath Junkie products are 20% off for you!

Grand Opening Event at A Formal Affair

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A Formal Affair is hosting a Grand Opening Event!

On Saturday, July 13, A Formal Affair will be holding Grand Opening Event in its store beginning at 9 a.m. with early bird door busters and discounts. The event festivities will take place throughout the day with a live fashion show from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m., and refreshments, free makeovers and free makeup applications beginning at 7 p.m.

A Formal Affair is a one-stop boutique dress shop that offers its clients a variety elegant dresses at many price points. A Formal Affair’s evening collection is appropriate for every age and carries special occasion dresses including prom, pageants, Mother of the Bride, Black Tie or just an evening out. It also carries a day collection of maxi dresses and other fashion-forward styles to wear anytime. In addition to dresses, A Formal Affair also offers tuxedo rental.

A Formal Affair is located at 736 Hanover Place, Suite 100C on the interior of Carmel City Center, located on the southwest corner of Range Line Road and City Center Drive (click here for map).

To learn more about the event call A Formal Affair at 317-805-1883.

14 Districts Weekend Opening Soon!


logo14 Districts Weekend is opening a pop-up shop in Carmel City Center!

Carrying weekend wear offering casual, easy, relaxed apparel and accessories for women which will be sure to attract anyone seeking one-of-a-kind pieces to set them apart from the rest.

14 Districts Weekend will open its doors in Carmel City Center on Wednesday, July 3.

Opening the second store in the 14 Districts family, owner Rebecca Hanson wanted to create a relaxed, casual space that clients could find fashionable, but casual apparel from their favorite designers.

“My vision for 14 Districts Weekend is to create a relaxed, casual space with relaxed, easy apparel and accessories,” said Rebecca. “Many clients have asked for “throw on and go” pieces – and this is precisely what 14 Districts Weekend offers.”

14 Districts Weekend will carry clothing lines such as Calypso St. Barth, Joe’s Jeans, Clu, LA Made, White, Cocobelle and Monrow. 14 Districts Weekend will carry quite a few collections from the west coast to bring the relaxed, easy feel of dressing in style that is super prevalent in beach towns like Malibu and Santa Barbara here to Carmel.

14 Districts, located on West Main Street in Carmel’s Art & Design District, will continue to carry the brands that clients have grown to love including Tibi, Raoul, Yoana Baraschi, Clu and Angela Caputi. Crossover with brands from the West Main Street location will also be available at 14 Districts Weekend.

Trek Summer Sale at The Bike Line

It’s that beautiful time of year again and the Trek Summer Sale event is at The Bike Line!  Choose from a great selection of 2013 Bikes that are on sale for the amazing event. From mountain to comfort to road, there is the perfect bike that you are looking for at The Bike Line!


Marlin – Mountain Bike

Marlin29ers are versatile enough to serve XC and trail riders, and their unbeatable efficiency and momentum make them the ultimate singlespeed weapon.

  • Nimble 29ers are equally suited to XC and trail riding
  • G2 Geometry: a better-handling 29er
  • Alpha Gold Aluminum frame provides a fast, refined ride
  • Back by Trek’s limited lifetime warranty



1.5 C H2 – Compact Bike

ch21 Series is a rewarding ride for the passionate enthusiast or aluminum aficionado seeking a tour-tested, confident, comfortable ride. Sound like you? Climb on.

  • The intuitive responsiveness of Trek’s Tour-winning design
  • Best components for the money for a great ride, great value
  • Light, sleek, ride-tuned aluminum frame
  • Front and rear fender mounts let you ride all year long



Madone 5.2 C H2 – Road Bike

madoneThe 5 series rider wants it all: uncompromising performance, class-leading technology, affordable price.

  • 500 Series OCLV Carbon gives you the best ride for the money
  • Phenomenal aerodynamics thanks to our KVF tube shape
  • Race-optimized cable routing keeps things sleek and clean
  • Ride Tuned seatmast keeps you stable and comfortable



Domane 5.2 C – Road Bike

DomaneSometimes you need race-ready bike that’s also comfortable and custom-built for long days in the saddle. Experience a whole new ride on Domane.

  • Trek isoSpeed decoupler gives you an incredibly smooth ride
  • Power Transfer Construction puts all your power to the road
  • Exceptionally stable geometry and flawless shifting
  • 500 Series OCLV Carbon Frame, race-optimized cable routing