Story: Fritz Kobus, a wealthy 19th century landowner, argues with his friend, a rabbi named David, about the institution of marriage. Although he provides a dowry for a young couple, Fritz disdains marriage and wagers with David one of his vineyards that he will never become married himself.
Story: Addison Peddigrew, a man of color, differs from most of his race in rural Kentucky in 1843 in that he is free. Kind of. He’s among roughly 2 percent of the black population in Kentucky at that time who were not considered slaves in the ‘border state’ that had both pro-slavery and anti-slavery constituents. Directly north, however, was the free state of Ohio, to which runaways desired to escape.
She was 9 years old when she sang her first solo, God Gave Me a Song. “And today, I relish in that, because He truly did give me a song.”
Free People dress, $128, Cha Boutique
For Love & Lemons dress, $255, Splash
Vince dress, $230, Neiman Marcus
This 10,000 square-foot home in Huntleigh is listed for $2.695 million.
Peacemaker Lobster & Crab Co. was one of the most anticipated St. Louis restaurant openings of 2014. From frequent visits since its debut, we can unequivocally say the wait was more than worth it.
And the 2015 Color of the Year Is...
So, the Golden Globes took place last Sunday. For those not in-the-know, the Golden Globes are the awards that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association sells...er... confers...to outstanding work in film and television.
At this year’s 56th annual Fleur de Lis Ball, held on Saturday, Dec. 27, at the Hyatt Regency Saint Louis at The Arch, 43 debutantes were presented to society and the Most Reverend Robert Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis. The young women join approximately 1,500 honorees since the event began in 1956.
In the 56-year history of the Fleur de Lis Charity Ball, family traditions have become a defining feature of the event, second only to its primary mission of raising funds for pediatric medical research. As a token of their families’ longstanding history with the Fleur de Lis, many of the girls presented at this year’s ball wore mementos from years gone by.
With the right design, the bath can serve as a special sanctuary. Let these local designers help turn your space into the ultimate oasis.
This 6-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom home in Ladue is listed for $2.395 million.
On Him: Ibiza jacket, $495, Mister Guy Clothiers. Southern Tide shirt, $99, Crescent Coast.
On Her: Diane von Furstenberg dress, $348, Nordstrom. Saffia necklace, $700, Vie. Alice + Olivia fur scarf, $597, Nordstrom.
On Him: Peter Millar shirt, $125; Breuer tie, $135; Hertling pant, $295; Mister Guy Clothiers.
On Her: Diane von Furstenberg dress, $398, Nordstrom. Cuff, $4125, Vie. Earrings, $25, Crescent Coast.
If you've ever stood on the steps under the Arch, admired the flowers at City Hall, or driven by the remodeled homes in North County neighborhoods, you have witnessed the work of the Veiled Prophet Foundation.
You could say Richard Tao is a man who wears many hats, but that simply isn’t his accessory of choice. Tao has held principal architectural positions, worked as a department store president, taught college-level jazz, and performed as a professional musician overseas. Now, he’s on to his next adventure: neckties.
Puffy sleeves, jumbo bowties, pastel satin as far as the eye can see… The problem with trends is the easy transition from dashing to dated. For this year’s brides and grroms, local pros weigh-in on the wedding trends of 2014; these are the ones that are here to stay—at least for another year.
From the perfect white dress to the luxurious flowers, from the mouth-watering cake to your favorite photos—see some of the year's most memorable weddings.
There are plenty of places around the Lou that profess to put out 'authentic' NOLA fare, but many, if not most, fall short somehow. One place that doesn't is Riverbend.
Story: It’s the holiday season in small-town Indiana. And, while it’s cold and snowy outside, young Ralphie Parker’s heart is warm with the thought that has motivated him this particular Christmas in the 1940s: To have an official Red Ryder® Carbine-Action, 200-Shot Range Model Air Rifle.
Molly Wickenhauser wore a Carolina Herrera dress during her October 4 wedding to Steven Sumner.
Tim Fogerty walks his daughter, Katie, down the aisle. The bride wore a Vera Wang dress.
Adam Turner wore a Sam Cavato tuxedo, and his groomsmen wore Vera Wang, for his wedding to Katie Fogerty.