Sherrie Rieves, Kathy Wunderlich
Jan McCormick, Tara Hogan
Story: In 1938, 8-year-old Berry Gordy Jr. witnessed the thrill his parents experienced when American boxer Joe Louis defeated German fighter Max Schmeling in a heavyweight bout. Gordy Jr. was determined to bring happiness to others in a way much like he saw in his parents’ faces at news of that epic boxing event.
Story: An original, found-text performance created entirely from postings on the website Craigslist, which runs posts varying from classified ads for buying or selling merchandise to lonely hearts entreaties and sometimes graphic sexual notes.
This season, let your accessories do the talking—start with simple, timeless staples and add festive accessories in cool-weather colors.
Famed bridal designer Judd Waddell will soon make his St. Louis trunk show debut at Fleur De Lis Bridal Boutique. While his designs may not have been displayed this way here before, Waddell is no stranger to the area. Before launching his own fashion house, Waddell was just a young adult from a small town (Illiopolis, Illinois), who attended Washington University to pursue his passion: architecture.
Donning the latest items from local boutiques, while incorporating their own favorite pieces, Paula Reed and Ken Stuckenschneider really know how to go all out for the season's most stylish soirees.
Looking for a comfortable shoe for fall? Slightly more hip than Tom’s and definitely more fashionable than your running shoes, the slip-on sneaker is having its moment.
Story: The times are tough in County Kildare, Ireland, and business hasn’t been good at the convenience store run by married couple Aiden and Dee. In fact, they’ve been forced to rent out their house and move their family of four into the back of their small store to make ends meet.
Lauren Moffatt top, $275, Ivy Hill
Scarf, $175, Vie
BB Dakota blouse, $70, Splash
Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent jacket, $245, Neiman Marcus
Yumi Kim pants, $154, Ivy Hill
Plenty by Tracy Reese top, $148, Ivy Hill
Jade blouse, $86, Cha Boutique
Jealous Tomato dress, $78, Splash
(Starting at the top with the black, going clock-wise)
Vince, $195, Neiman Marcus
Ash, $150, Neiman Marcus
Sam Edelman, $75, Nordstrom
Dolce Vida, $42, Nordstrom
Kate Spade, $198, Saks Fifth Avenue
Steve Madden, $60, Nordstrom