Summer is officially here, and it's time to take all your clothes off — and put on a swimsuit, silly. It's hot outside! Charlotte STYLE Magazine presents Summer Soirée, a benefit for Dress for Success Charlotte. Enjoy cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and a fashion show featuring men's and women's swimwear. As an added bonus, those in attendance will be among the first to see the cover of STYLE's summer issue. $20-$25. 6:30 p.m. Ballantyne Hotel, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, 704-248-4000. www.charlottestylemag.com.