Saint Louis Fashion Week 2013
Saint Louis Fashion Week
Saint Louis Fashion Week is back with 10 days of shows featuring 36 regional and national designers, including Casanova and Laura Kathleen from Bravo’s Project Runway, Samantha Pleet from Anthropolgie and Wai Ming from Shopbop.com. Experience the 10 venues, 22 retailers, 30 fashion bloggers and 70 models from September 26 – October 6. Saint Louis Fashion Week will partner with four charities this year, donating 100% of the ticket revenue from the Saint Louis Galleria’s Thursday, September 26 and Plaza Frontenac’s Friday, September 27 Fashion Week Gives Back shows to HavenHouse and SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center.
Thursday, September 19 | Saint Louis Fashion Week Kickoff Party featuring The St. Louis Fashion Blog Awards
The St. Louis Fashion Blog Awards will kick off Saint Louis Fashion Week with a VIP cocktail reception and awards ceremony, followed by the STLFW Kickoff Party. All other details to be announced shortly.
View the nominees here: http://ow.ly/ocTqz
Venue: Three Sixty at Hilton at the Ballpark
Time: 6:00pm check-in opens | 7:00pm awards begin | 8:00pm general admission doors open
Thursday, September 26 | Fall into Fashion at the Saint Louis Galleria
A runway show featuring looks from the Saint Louis Galleria’s top stores. After seeing the runway show, you’ll be inspired and encouraged to shop, ensuring your closet is stocked for all the Saint Louis Fashion Week Shows.
Charity Partner: 100% of proceeds go to HavenHouse St. Louis
About HavenHouse St. Louis
St. Louis is renowned for its excellent medical facilities and technological advances in medicine, which results in a host of people from all over the world choosing our city for the best in medical care. Offering the comfort of home and a community of support to families that make the journey to St. Louis is HavenHouse. Equipped with 32 bedrooms, each with its own private bathroom, HavenHouse is a much-needed respite for individuals and their families traveling to seek medical assistance. Find out more at havenhousestl.org.
Venue: Saint Louis Galleria | 1155 St Louis Galleria, St Louis, MO 63117
Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in open (next to Urban Outfitters), 6:00 p.m. cocktail reception in front of Macy’s (lower level), 7:00 p.m. runway show in the Saint Louis Galleria Garden Court.
Parking: Find sufficient on-site parking in the covered garage or in the lot.
Friday, September 27 | Indulge at Plaza Frontenac
A runway show featuring looks from Plaza Frontenac’s top stores. After seeing the runway show, you’ll be inspired and encouraged to shop, ensuring your closet is stocked for all the Saint Louis Fashion Week Shows.
Charity Partner: 100% of proceeds go to SSM Cardinal Glennon
About SSM Cardinal Glennon
From the trauma rooms to the cafeteria line, SSM Cardinal Glennon employees strive each day to serve patients and families with caring, commitment and excellence in mind. These three words are the reason Cardinal Glennon is one of the best pediatric health care institutions in the country. Its annual Glennon Card fundraising project supports the interests and growth of SSM Cardinal Glennon and the many children it serves. Simply purchase the $50 card (100 percent of each card goes directly to benefit SSM Cardinal Glennon), and reap the rewards with 20 percent off at hundreds of top retailers from Oct. 25-Nov. 3. Visit glennon.org for more info.
Venue: Plaza Frontenac | 1701 S Lindbergh Blvd, St Louis, MO 63131
Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in open (Information Desk on the main level), 6:00 p.m. cocktail reception in the center atrium, 7:00 p.m. runway show next to Banana Republic.
Parking: Garage parking is located beneath the building with entrances at the East side of Plaza Frontenac. Parking is available around the perimeter of the mall with handicap spaces in the parking garage, at the Main entrance and at the Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus entrances.
Saturday, September 28 | Project Runway Fashion Show
Designers: Laura Kathleen, Michael Drummond, Casanova, Anthony Ryan, April Johnston, Viktor Luna, Joshua McKinley. With a special presentation from Scarlett Collection.
Venue: The Fabulous Fox Theatre | 527 N Grand Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri 63103
Time: 7:00 p.m. cocktail reception, 8:00 p.m. runway show.
Sunday, September 29 | Style in the Loop
Designers: Michelle Sansone, Michael Shead, Jessica Affsprung, Whitney Manney, Conjetta, Devil City, Scarlett Designs, Ashley Ulicni, AJ Thouvenot, Mekhat.
Venue: The Delmar Loop. The runway show will take place in front of Meshuggah Café | 6269 Delmar Blvd, St Louis, MO 63130
Time: Street Festival runs 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., runway show starts at 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 2 | Project: Design! STLFW’s Emerging Designer Contest
Designers: 2012 Project: Design! Winner Lauren Bander and 2012 People’s Choice Winner Elise Lammert
Competing Designers: Abaya Dake, Black by Maria Silver, Fouché, Miita Collection, Spansen Filles, Q Lui
Venue: Windows on Washington | 1601 Washington Ave., St. Louis, Missouri 63103
Time: 7:00 p.m. cocktail reception, 8:00 p.m. runway show and contest begins.
Tickets: $30 GA Standing at the door / $45 GA seating at the door
Thursday, October 3 | Saint Louis Fashion Week Industry Night
Presentation Designers: Anna Friss, Genevieve Courtinovis, Amy Johnson, Paulie Gibson, Suzanne Lay
Designers: Eva Franco, Samantha Pleet, Jennifer Chun, Laura Kathleen, Wai Ming
Venue: Windows on Washington | 1601 Washington Ave., St. Louis, Missouri 63103
Time: 7:30 p.m. Cocktail reception and local designer presentation, 8:30 p.m. runway show.
Tickets: $20 GA in advance / $30 GA at the door
$35 GA seating in advance / $45 GA seating at the door
$60 VIP seating (rows 2-4) in advance / $75 VIP seating (rows 2-4) at the door
Friday, October 4 | Show Biz Glam
The Sheldon Art Galleries presents Glamour: Costumes and Images from the Collection of Mary Strauss, October 4- December 28, 2013 in the Bellwether Gallery of St. Louis Artists and Collections. Join us for an opening reception on Friday, October 4, 2013 from 5 – 7 p.m. This dazzling exhibit, celebrating the fabulous fashions of film, theater and music, gives the visitor a glimpse into the magical world of showbiz glamour through the decades – enveloping and captivating the viewer with dresses and artifacts that reflect a larger-than-life magical world of the stage and screen. As fashion designer Diana Vreeland remarked of the medium, “Everything was an exaggeration of history, fiction and the whole wide extraordinary world.”
Venue: The Sheldon Art Gallery | 3648 Washington Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: Admission is free.
Saturday, October 5 | Fashion’s Day Out
Participating Boutiques: Ivy Hill, Blush, Mister Guy
Saturday, October 5 | Saks Fifth Avenue Brunch
Join Saks Fifth Avenue for mimosas while getting a peek at the launching designer Atrium brands, and see a presentation with one of our country’s most exciting designers, Tess Giberson.
Charity Partner: 100% of proceeds go to Fashion Group International of St. Louis
FGI strives to emphasize the “Business of Fashion” and help members become more effective in their professional lives by offering insight on major industry trends. Creating programming to foster dynamic, fresh relationships within the St. Louis Fashion Industry, FGI brings together speakers and industry leaders in forums devoted to retailing, cosmetics, health and beauty, accessories, apparel, interior design, marketing and communications, publishing, ecommerce and social media, international trade and development as well as sociological trends. FGI St. Louis also gives back to future leaders by providing annual scholarships to retail and design students.
Venue: Saks Fifth Avenue | 1 Frontenac Pl Dr, Frontenac, Missouri 63131
Time: 11:00 a.m. Reception, 11:30 a.m. Designer Atrium Presentation
Tickets: $15 in advance / $20 at the door
Saturday, October 5 | Neiman Marcus Cusp Event
Join us at Neiman Marcus for cocktails and lite bites, as well as a presentation featuring exclusive, on-trend designers from Neiman Marcus’ Cusp department.
Neiman Marcus COCA Mother Daughter Package (for 2): This package includes one ticket for an adult, and one ticket for a child 18 years old or younger.
Charity Partner: 100% of proceeds go to COCA
COCA-Center of Creative Arts is a non-profit community arts center with a mission to enrich lives and build community through the arts. COCA connects our community to the arts through programs that emphasize social and artistic diversity, economic and cultural accessibility, hands-on experience of the artistic process, and the highest quality in our faculty. Founded in 1986, COCA is a national leader in innovative community arts education. COCA annually serves more than 50,000 area residents of all ages through multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural arts programs that include educational classes, camps and workshops, both on-site and in community venues; outreach; COCAbiz; COCA Presents; and exhibitions of contemporary art in the Millstone Gallery.
Venue: Neiman Marcus | 100 Frontenac Woods Ln, St Louis, MO 63131
Time: 2:00 p.m. Reception, 2:30 p.m. Cusp Presentation
Tickets: $15 in advance / $20 at the