Dress, $995, jacket, $1995, Neiman Marcus
Cheetah belt, $98, Kate Spade
Cusp necklace, $98, Neiman Marcus
Aquazzura booties, $695, Neiman Marcus
Kate Spade dress, $TK, Kate Spade
Stephanie Kantis necklace, $350, Neiman Marcus
Jimmy Choo heels, $695, Saks Fifth Avenue
Story: Bo lives a quiet but adventurous life with her parents in the middle of nowhere, somewhere in New Mexico. The “Land of Enchantment,” however, can be challenging for the home-schooled Bo, who yearns for amenities such as indoor plumbing and modern communication devices.
Kelly Weber, Kate Poss Morency, Mary Ann Srenco
Anna and Kate Thoelke
Each year, 2,700 prisoners are released back into the St. Louis area. Without any support system in place, about two-thirds of them are likely to re-offend and return to prison within three years. But Project COPE is changing those statistics—and changing lives. For those who receive assistance from the nonprofit, only 4 percent re-enter prison within a three-year period, contributing to the success and safety of the entire community.
Karen Dolan, Lucie Huges, Margot Dolan, Kate Dolan
Bob Riggs, Kate Warne
Diane Buhr, Mike Keefe, Margot and Kate Dolan with Bentley and Rascal
Trend: Kate Spade heel, $375, Saks Fifth Avenue
Meghan Christina Blase and Charles Brian Flynn
Bob and Kate Wacker
KATE & COMPANY
This enchanted fall event at a private home offered guests a popcorn bar, Champagne bar, fall-infused eats and treats, and lavish entertainment.
Dr. Matt Riffle, Kate and Chef Joe Trad
Grace and Kate Rolfes
Story: Mabry Hoffman has a Ph.D. in anthropology but no job to pay the bills to support her son and herself. Thus, she’s interested when she hears about a project operated by the United States Army called The Human Terrain, a proof-of-concept initiative established in 2006 to “improve the military’s ability to understand the highly complex local, socio-cultural environment in the areas where (it is) deployed.”
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.
Kate Hendron, Ann Garvin, Cindy Nouri, David Eagleton
Story: In part three of Richard Wagner’s mythical tetralogy, The Ring Cycle, the hero Siegfried spends his days cajoling Mime, the Nibelung dwarf and brother of Alberich who raised Siegfried after the deaths of his parents, Siegmund and his sister Sieglinde. For his part, Mime hopes to manipulate Siegfried so that he can possess the fabled Ring.
School is back in session, August is almost over and your neighbor swears she saw a brown leaf fall from the tree in her yard. But it’s not too late for one last shindig to commemorate the summer that was. Local party, catering and landscape experts spoke to LN about the best ways to throw an end-of-summer pool party, making memories that will last long after Labor Day.
Colby Nulik, Jennifer Hill, Trent and Kate Miltenberger
Kate and Steve Willick
Taka Yanasimoto, Dr. Kate Appleton
On Cynthia: Tony Bowls dress, $449, Distinctions. Earrings, $10, Melanie’s. Antonio Melani shoes, $110, Dillard’s.
On Mariana: Tony Bowls dress, $399, Distinctions. Bracelets, $15/each, Melanie’s. Mia shoes, $79, Nordstrom.
On Olivia: Kathy Hilton dress, $345, Special Occasions. Kate Spade necklace, $98, Nordstrom. Rhinestone necklace, $24, Melanie’s. Glint shoes, $120, Nordstrom.
Nicole Freber, Eric Cunningham, Kate Francis