Through the years, I have felt so flattered, so honored, when anyone would say that the weddings we do as a shop are in such good taste.
Sodium (salt) is an essential nutrient that everyone needs for normal muscle and nerve function. But too much sodium can contribute to serious health problems, and modern diets that include processed foods often are sodium-heavy.
Once upon a time, there was a little house on a big prairie, and practically everyone was a ‘Green Gourmet.’ People, for the most part, lived green and ate green. This way of life was the focus of the celebrated series of books, affectionately known as the Little House books, by Laura Ingalls Wilder—only Wilder didn’t know to call it ‘green’ when she decided to record her family’s stories from the late-1800s.
Story: Vagabond preacher Purlie Victorious Judson has returned home to rural Georgia. He has his heart set on buying Big Bethel, the local church, with money that he believes rightfully belongs to him. Trouble is, those funds are in the tight-fisted hands of bigoted plantation owner Ol’ Cap’n Cotchipee, who is none too eager to let go.
On Nina: Lilly Pulitzer dress, $148, Pink Magnolia. Tasha Polizzi scarf, $89, Giddy Up Jane. Burberry vest, $495, Neiman Marcus. Earrings, $19; Bracelet, $18; Hat, $30; Paperdolls Boutique. Boots, $130, Never Enough.
On Nina: McQueen dress, $825, Neiman Marcus. Pashmina, $100, Melanie’s. Silver earrings, $9, Melanie’s. Frye boots, $478, Neiman Marcus.
On Catherine: Buffalo Check sweater, $68, Laurie Solet. Nesh vest, $119, FitShop. Haute Hippie riding pants, $395, Neiman Marcus. White oxford, $148, Nordstrom.
Whether it's Friday night lights or Sunday football games, tailgating at home or at the Dome, the selection of culinary delights is as numerous as the sporting events on ESPN. But hands down, my favorite snack to snap into are spicy wings.
With so much online information at the consumer’s fingertips, the challenge for today’s influential, high-end interior designers is to ferret out truly unique and hard-to-find furnishings for the most discerning and fashion-forward clients.
The Ladue News Show House has become an autumn tradition, with society types, architecture aficionados and design-lovers alike awaiting the reveal. We are pleased to announce 34 Briarcliff in Ladue as the 2014 Ladue News Show House.
Colorful leaves, a cool breeze and the city’s signature fall festivals soon will signal the start of autumn in St. Louis.
Scale, design, age and special details: It takes a particular combination of each of these elements to make a truly exceptional real estate listing—something St. Louis, and the Central Corridor in particular, is flush with. Read on to see the most impressive listings from some of the area’s top agents.
Fall is in the air—or it is at Neiman Marcus, at least! The Saint Louis Fashion Fund was celebrated at the recent Neiman Marcus Trend Event, during which the organization's board members acted as stylists and created fall looks on mannequins on display.
Pull into the circle drive of 28 Twin Springs Lane and step into a two-story traditional-style mansion with soaring ceilings, an expansive terrace and a sparkling pool, all situated on 3 private acres in a coveted Ladue neighborhood. If this is your idea of a place to call home, it could be yours.
St. Louis has a reputation for classic, preppy fashion, so it only makes sense that a St. Louisan be behind such a line. Enter Brooke Schultz.
Parenthood is a mix of joy and concern—joy at the gift of your precious child, and concern that he is growing and developing normally. It’s normal to wonder about your child’s progress and compare him to other children. Most babies reach their developmental milestones at or around the expected time, but identifying a potential problem is important.
Founded in Los Angeles in 2002 as a collection of women’s knits and cashmere sweaters, Vince has evolved into a multi-channel brand encompassing both women’s and men’s wear, denim, footwear and accessories.
Still fresh off its chic remodel last year, the Colonial Marketplace has quickly become a boutique shopping and dining destination. The DESCO Group, which purchased the property in September 2011, brought in a unique mix of high-end shops, delectable dining and specialty services that have caught the attention of the area’s savvy shoppers. With all this buzz, the parking lot can fill up fast. But don’t worry about nabbing a space—complimentary valet service is available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays.
From walking up the red carpet to strutting down the runway, kids will be in the spotlight at the Friends of Kids with Cancer Fashion Show and Boutique on Nov. 6 at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis. “It’s like the Academy Awards,” says executive director Judy Ciapciak.
Hodak's has become a bit of a local institution over the years. This South City fixture, which takes up the corner of McNair and Gravois avenues and then some, has been around since 1962 and continues to attract a loyal fan base.
From Forest Park to the Saint Louis Galleria, past Town & Country Crossing and beyond, Clayton Road can take you all over the area. Peppered with stores, the strip between South McKnight Road and Highway 40 is particularly notable.
Since its beginning in the 1870s, the Central West End has served as a sought-after St. Louis residential district. These days, the CWE is an urban oasis full of homes, restaurants, bars, art, entertainment, and—of course—shopping.
Kirkwood’s historic and walkable downtown is the modern-day embodiment of family-friendly, small-town Americana. On any given day, you can stop by the Kirkwood Farmers Market, watch the trains go by (or hop on one if you so choose!), and enjoy a cold treat from The Custard Station while you shop.
The fit ‘n flare dress, Diane von Furstenberg, $498, Saks Fifth Avenue
The floral 1940s dress, Tracy Reese, $348, Ivy Hill
On Melissa: Alice & Olivia dress, $297, Vie. Parad sweater, $90, Ivy Hill. Necklace, $30; bracelets, $38 each; cuff, $20; earrings, $68; ring, $20; Laurie Solet. Sbicca booties, $115, Splash.
On Eric: Culturata shirt, $195; Agave jeans, $210; Mister Guy. Model’s own shoes.