St. Louis’ most fab fashion events and news.
‘As By DF’ Trunk Show at Laurie Solet—The refined womenswear line will be stopping in at Laurie Solet this week at both the Town & Country location as well as The Boulevard location. As By DF was spawned from the high-end motorcycle apparel company Alpinestars. The line is known for it’s sleek leather staples, cozy knits and minimal edge. As By DF will be at the Town & Country location this Tuesday, Sept. 3 and Wednesday, Sept. 4 from 10am-5pm and at The Boulevard location Thursday, Sept. 5 and Friday, Sept. 6 from 10am-5pm.
Craft Alliance Presents Stephanie Liner: ‘Momentos Of A Doomed Construct’ Opening in Grand Center—The southern-based artist makes her way to Grand Center this Friday, Sept. 6 to present her latest exhibition, a series of large orbs and beautifully upholstered egg shaped sculptures with windows that allow the viewer to peer inside the structure, revealing a beautiful girl trapped inside. The exhibit is part of First Fridays in Grand Center. The opening reception will be held this Friday from 6pm-9pm and the Artist Talk will be held Saturday, Sept. 7 at 2pm. For more info on the exhibits and future events go, visit Craft Alliance.
Rouge Allure, a Runway and Trunk Show Hosted by Laura Kathleen—Presented by Friends of the Wildey Theater and hosted by Project Runway Star Laura Kathleen presenting looks from Mr. Anthony’s, What to Wear, Glik’s, MOD, Hazel2Blue, Inc. and LK Designs. The event will be held this Friday, Sept. 6 at The Wildey Theater starting at 7pm. The runway show will be followed by a pop-up boutique featuring the looks seen during the show as well as Hudson Jewelers, Skif Clothing and Mary Kay Cosmetics. To purchase tickets and for more information on the event, visit Wildey Theater.
Loufest Best Dressed Contest—This Saturday, Sept. 7 and Sunday, Sept. 8 marks the highly anticipated two-day music festival in Forest Park. It’s no secret that fashion has become a major component to concerts and music festivals alike. This year ALIVE Magazine has teamed up with Chicago street-style blogger Tres Awesome and St. Louis based blogger Heartland Underdog to present the Loufest Best Dressed contest. Judges will be scouring the crowds to find the most epic outfits in a chance to win a prize package that will include some of the city’s hottest boutiques. To snag your tickets to Loufest and partake in the music and contest, visit Loufest’s site.
Parsimonia To Open Brick and Mortar on South Grand—The mobile second-hand and vintage boutique is set to open a brick and mortar at 3194 South Grand. The store is slated to open in the next few weeks, and from what we’ve heard it’s going to be as adorable and inviting as “Holly” their mobile store. Oh and no need to worry, “Holly” will still be roaming the streets of St. Louis making customers happy.