Category Archives: Shops

Aug12019

August Merchant of the Month Feature: Spartina 449

In a seaside cottage nestled on Daufuskie Island, Spartina’s founder, Kay Stanley, had an idea. Inspired by this small, bridgeless island’s unique character and natural beauty, she imagined how linen and leather could marry with colorful patterns and timeless island stories. That thought—born at her home, 449 Lighthouse Lane, a Southern classic waterfront sanctuary, became the beloved company we now know as Spartina 449. To mark that moment where it all began, a spartina-grass botanical design was [...]
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May32019

Lumina Station Welcomes Spartina 449

Spartina 449 was founded in January 2009 on Daufuskie Island, South Carolina by husband and wife team, Kay Stanley and Curt Seymour. Spartina 449’s products are designed drawing inspiration from the history, culture and natural environment of the surrounding Sea Island Lowcountry.  Spartina 449’s products are carried in 11 of their own stores, and by more than 1,500 specialty boutiques and retail partners across the country. Spartina 449 is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2019 with their newest [...]
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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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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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Nov52018

November Merchant of the Month Feature: Lilies & Lace

If it’s time to refresh your wardrobe with a few hand-picked basics or swimwear for that winter vacation, look no further than Lilies & Lace! As Lumina Station’s November Merchant of the Month, this shop supplies the area’s best selection of loungewear, lingerie and more.  First established in 1989 in Armonk, NY, Lilies & Lace joined the Lumina Station community in 2011. Since then, our shoppers have enjoyed a wide variety of offerings from brands and vendors including Badgley Mischka, La Perla, Stella [...]
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Sep52018

September Merchant of the Month Feature: Waypointe Market

Whether you’re looking for something that will match your coastal décor, or a gift for a friend, Waypointe Market carries the best supply from local and regional artists and retailers. As our September Merchant of the Month, we’re proud to say that Waypointe Market does a great job of promoting the city of Wilmington’s “shop local” mentality! Having moved into the store space earlier this year, Waypointe Market has quickly settled into its new home here in Lumina Station. The shop’s staff has made [...]
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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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Jul22018

July Merchant of the Month Feature: Jennifer’s

Stepping out in style has never been easier than it is with a stop into our July Merchant of the Month’s shop: Jennifer’s! Stocked with a variety of women’s clothing selections, this shop has been dressing the ladies of Wilmington for more than 25 years with stylish pieces and classic southern charm and hospitality on the side. Owned and managed by Tiffany Griffin, Jennifer’s maintains a welcoming atmosphere and an impressive array of household name designers on its racks: Brighton, NYDJ, Frank Lyman, [...]
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