Hop Scotch

  Scotch whisky is more often thought of as being enjoyed straight— maybe with a drop or two of water to open it up—than as the basis of a cocktail. Because of the almost overwhelming variety of [...]

Sweet Home St. Louis

  This summer, the Contemporary Art Museum is celebrating St. Louis’ rich artistic culture with Homegrown Summer, a series of events, programs and art exhibits featuring artists who, at [...]

Fresh Face

CAMs new director has big plans for the Grand Center museum. But, her first mission is to learn more about her new hometown and its people.   Lisa Melandri’s passion for art is hard to [...]

Gypsy Rose

Follow designers lead and forego the expected in favor of mixed prints, piled-on jewelry and boho-perfect layers in new combinations.   Model: Eleanore Swanstrom for Mother Model Management.   [...]

Check Yourself

  While top fashion houses—including Gucci, Hermes and Tommy Hilfiger—turned out wild plaid dinner jackets for Spring/Summer 2012, it wasn’t until Don Draper donned the style to a [...]

Gypsy Caravan

  This season, don’t be afraid to wander into unfamiliar territory. With exotic influences apparent in runway looks aplenty, you won’t be the only fashion-savvy shopper who wants to [...]

All That Jazz

The roaring style in jewelry is a lesson in 20s decadence.   Mimicking the many Daisy Buchanan-perfect pieces that debuted on recent runways—including (and arguably most memorable on) the [...]

True Grit

Singer-songwriter Christina Perri on creating music from the heart, hitting St. Louis with Jason Mraz and living out her fantasy, thanks to reality TV.   Her music is as relatable as it is [...]

Golden Girl: Stephanie Anne

  DESIGNER WATCH A Dallas-based interior designer for 20 years, St. Louis-bred Stephanie Anne has recently transitioned her focus to jewelry—by way of her handmade Stephanie Anne jewelry line, [...]

Shop Talk: Inspired Style

A St. Louis native launches a fashion brand with a mission.   You can tell a lot about a person from her Twitter profile. Take Genevieve Cortinovis’ tag that reads, “I hoard textiles; [...]