I've compiled my annual look back on my favorites from Fall 2014. The best part? See how easily these looks can carry you into Spring of 2015!
Local author and former Famous-Barr employee Edna Campos Gravenhorst recently released Famous-Barr: St. Louis Shopping at Its Finest, a book that covers the ins and outs—and impact—of the store, whose history spanned almost an entire century.
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.
Nail polish is all about the color, right? Well, it turns out there’s a little more to it than that. For some insight on getting great manicures, we turned to industry veteran Deborah Lippmann. As luck would have it, her company is now celebrating its 15-year anniversary. Congratulations!
There’s no better word to describe Lusso than its Italian-slang translation: luxury, good stuff or sparkly things.
If you haven’t been to a gym recently, you might be surprised at how things have changed in the last few years. Technology has entered the workout world, and some gyms now integrate high-tech instruction and feedback into the fitness experience.
Move over, Radiant Orchid! For our money, navy blue has turned out to be the real color of year in interiors. It’s all but replaced black and brown as the new dark base for decorating. We love navy’s easy-going vibe, as well as the way it effortlessly pairs with neutrals, brights and, of course, metallics.
Wrinkles range from tiny, fine lines to deep creases, and there is a dermal filler for just about every type.
It’s safe to assume that when you visit a high-end department store, the staff will go the extra mile to make the shopping experience a memorable one. But if you’re looking for a bit of extra attention—whether it’s help finding a gown for an upcoming gala, seeking out versatile styles to complete your suitcase for a trip to the coast, or a complete seasonal wardrobe overhaul—a number of local stores offer designated personal shoppers who can lend their undivided attention to your search.
A sluggish economy has hurt nonprofits since the recession—with cutbacks in government funding, a decrease in giving from both small and large donors, and increased demand, especially for nonprofits in the social services.
Whether you call it cobalt, sapphire or midnight, bold blue is the hottest hue for fall—and not just a hint here and there: This shade is meant to be worn head to toe and without apology.
Drew and Maria Canning, Jeff Trende, Cate Kennedy
Trend: Saint Laurent bag, $2,490, Saks Fifth Avenue
Trend: Manolo Blahnik heel, $595, Saks Fifth Avenue
Trend: Kate Spade heel, $375, Saks Fifth Avenue
Trend: Necklace, $20, Apricot Lane
Trend: Earrings, $425, Vie
Trend: Diane Von Furstenberg dress, $598, Saks Fifth Avenue
Trend: Vince blouse, $295, Neiman Marcus
Trend: Finders Keepers shorts,$134, Splash
Trend: Flying Monkey jeans, $80, Cha Boutique