Category Archives: Lifestyle

Apr52019

April Merchant of the Month Feature: Axis Fitness + Training

The best description heard so far about an Axis workout is “I know what I’m going to get but I never know what to expect”. Axis Fitness + Training works really hard to create a unique workout experience that people will be drawn to. It’s not only about the workout itself, but about the music, the energy, the coaching, the queuing, the pairing of exercises just to name a few ingredients. In the fitness industry, specifically ways to break a sweat, there is no shortage of options. People can choose from [...]
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Mar252019

Create and Complete Your Garden Party Look at Lumina Station

The North Carolina Azalea Festival is just a few short days away and with it comes one of the most premier events in Wilmington, the Airlie Luncheon Garden Party! This fun and stylish event is the perfect kick off to spring complete with seersucker, big hats, bow ties and more! Planning to attend? Looking for just the right pieces to complete your garden party look?  The shops and boutiques at Lumina Station are here to help you in developing the perfect trendsetting outfit for this perfect day! From [...]
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Mar22019

March Merchant of the Month Feature: Airlie Moon

Hello, Spring! As Lumina Station’s March Merchant of the Month, Airlie Moon welcomes you to feather your nest with amazing accessories, lovely linens, and so much more. Celebrating their 25th year in operation, Airlie Moon is inspired by our extraordinarily beautiful coastal environment and embraces the laid-back lifestyle of the beach. Their philosophy is, homes are to be lived in. From sofas with washable slipcovers to pet- and kid-friendly rugs, their selection is carefully curated for livability. [...]
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Feb12019

February Merchant of the Month Feature: Blush Haus of Beaute

A luxury, multi-brand beauty retailer and salon, Lumina Station’s February merchant of the month is Blush Haus of Beaute. A brand curated for a diverse clientele with an appreciation of sophistication, Blush was founded in 2006 and has more than 20 years’ experience.  Blush focuses on the needs of the guest, pairing a collection of the world’s best beauty brands with the alignment of selection, service and integrity to create a unique and engaging experience. Owner and operator, Elisha Smith grew up [...]
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Jan52019

January Merchant of the Month Feature: Axis Yoga + Studio

Another year has come to an end, and another has just begun and with it the tradition of making New Year’s resolutions. According to researchers some of the top resolutions are to exercise more, lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. If any of your resolutions include one or more of these, then a visit to Lumina Station’s January merchant of the month, Axis Yoga + Studio may be a perfect option to help you achieve your resolution goals. The practice of yoga offers many benefits including: Increased [...]
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Dec72018

Holiday Parties and Host Gifts with Lumina Station

Twinkling lights, festive decorations, the hustle and bustle of a busy shopping season: the holiday season brings about all sorts of wonderful and exciting delights every year. One of our favorite traditions here at Lumina Station is the influx of holiday parties and celebrations! But with those fun get-togethers comes one of the most common conundrums of this time of year; what gift do you bring your host to thank him or her for throwing such a fantastic party? Luckily, our shopping village by the [...]
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Nov192018

Holiday Hosting Tips from Lumina Station

It’s officially the holiday season, and here at Lumina Station we’re hanging our favorite decorations and getting ready for all of the festivities headed our way. Chances are, you’re doing something similar at home in order to get ready for upcoming holiday gatherings and get-togethers with your family and friends. You may even be prepping for a few guests in honor of the special days we have marked on the calendar. But if hosting fills you with more than a little stress, don’t let it edge out the [...]
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Aug12018

August Merchant of the Month Feature: Island Passage

From casual, daytime attire to outfits worthy of a night out on the town, Island Passage has just what you need to embrace the style of coastal living! As Lumina Station’s August Merchant of the Month, this localized mecca of fashion is perfect for locals and visitors alike when it comes to supplementing a summer wardrobe. For more than 25 years, Island Passage has provided Wilmington and neighboring areas with clothing, shoes, accessories and more, all featuring a distinct island style and personal [...]
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Jul202018

Getting Together with the Neighbors

At Lumina Station, we’re all about being good neighbors. Whether that means working with fellow merchants during the busy season, helping out a friend, or lending a hand during a fantastic community fundraiser, the shops, restaurants and offices housed here focus on being community-minded on a daily basis. When the Good Shepherd Center had an opportunity for us to help stock the shelves, a number of our merchants leapt at the chance! Among the initiators in organizing the special store events, held [...]
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Jun182018

Maintain Healthy Habits Through Summer

The official start of summer is just around the corner, and for locals and visitors to eastern North Carolina, that means the warmer weather has arrived and it’s time to don all of those fun, lighter fashions you can find here at Lumina Station! This is also a great time of year for engaging in outdoor exercise or reinforcing those good habits you resolved to keep up with around New Year’s Eve. In either case, staying active in the balmy air present through the more intense summer months takes dedication, [...]
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