Category: Shop Local

Boyette’s Automotive Performance Machine Shop

  photograph by Travis Long “I used to come down here, 12 or 13 years old, and sweep up on Saturdays. Daddy would give us a dollar. We worked hard; we earned that dollar. Then we could go uptown and…

Gabe Bratton: Artistry and old lace

by Samantha Thompson Hatem photographs by Tim Lytvinenko Gabrielle “Gabe” Bratton loves a good story almost as much as she loves making jewelry. Bring her your grandmom’s old lace wedding dress or yellowing veil, and Bratton wants to hear everything…

All stitched up

The last 18 months have been a whirlwind for Stitch Golf founder and Raleigh resident Charlie Burgwyn. In that time, he and his partner Steve Pena have created a multi-million-dollar business, selling more than 200,000 hand-sewn leather golf club head…

Bespoke and bewitching Booth Jewelers

by Jesma Reynolds photograph by Juli Leonard Tucked among the antique stores in Raleigh’s Five Points, Brian and Lily Booth’s custom jewelry store offers their own designs, like the rings pictured here, as well as heirloom jewelry restoration and estate…

GIGI’S GOT IT: In the bag

by Karen Johnson photograph by Lissa Gotwals Gigi Karmous-Edwards exudes a wide-eyed innocence you might not expect from a scientist and engineer of 27 years. But in her new career as handbag designer, a sense of wonder is a vital…

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