This Week in Fashion: 5 Must-Attend Shopping Events

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Carven Fragrance Launch at Saks

Image courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue

Five of St. Louis’ most fab fashion events happening this week.

Dazzle Me Twice Designer Swap and Shop—The upscale designer consignment boutique is opening its doors to St. Louis’ most influential bloggers and shoppers this Wednesday, July 17 from 6pm-9pm. Bring in your gently used designer and contemporary duds for 20% off any purchases made that evening. Nosh on light bites and sip on some bubbly while perusing the racks of vintage and designer handbags, shoes and apparel. An Instagram contest will award one lucky winner a select piece of jewelry, hand-picked by Marty London, Dazzle Me Twice owner and curator. For more information and to request an invite, go here. Dazzle Me Twice is located at 4362 McPherson.

Paperdolls First Annual “Sip & Shop” Soiree—Head to Paperdolls Ballwin Grove location this Thursday, July 18 to celebrate one year of business in their newest space. Sip on cocktails and snack on treats from Circle 7 Ranch while shopping some of the best fashions around. Ribbon cutting is at 11:30am and the first 20 guests to make a purchase receive a swag bag filled with Paperdolls goodies. Can’t make it in the AM? Join the store anytime from 3pm-6pm for a complimentary wine and cheese tasting. Shopping discounts and promotions will run all day during the event. Paperdolls, Ballwin Grove is located at 14418 Clayton Road, 636.527.3655.

Carven Fragrance Launch at Saks Fifth Avenue—The french design house is launching their newest fragrance exclusively at Saks this Thursday, July 18. Carven is known for doing things in a non-traditional way, creating timeless elegance that seems absolutely effortless. To launch the “Ma Griffe” fragrance in 1946, thousands of samples were released into the skies over Paris attached to little green cloth parachutes with white stripes. Francis Kurkdjian created the fragrance for “Carven Le Parfum” while Thierry de Baschmakoff designed the bottle and box. The ultra-feminine and floral fragrance is composed of natural ingredients like ylang ylang and jasmine. Be sure to stop by Saks Fifth Avenue to snag a bottle of your own this week! Saks Fifth Avenue is located at Plaza Frontenac, 314.567.9200.

Nordstrom’s Beauty Bash—Join Nordstrom in the Saint Louis Galleria this Friday, July 19 from 5pm-8pm for a beauty event you won’t want to miss. Beauty experts will be on-hand providing expert tips, makeovers and free gifts. Sample a few of the exclusive beauty products Nordstrom has on hand while being pampered by your own personal beauty stylist. This also kicks off the opening of Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale to the public. For more information or to book your appointment, call 314.884.4900.

CLR-MNSTR: 1 Year of Awesomeness Party—Join the Washington Avenue boutique in celebrating one awesome year of being open this Friday July 19 from 7pm-11pm. Featured artists Brogan Drissell and Jeff Pak will have art on display and for sale. CLR-MNSTR will have exclusive collaborations with designers: Indyground/Vacay, NoShortsNoLosses, Justin Tolentino, Chris Kelly, Jay Giroux, and FTLA. Free reusable tote bags by Work/Play x 18andCounting to the first 20 people to make a purchase of $50 or more. Music will be provided by DJ Mahf and food by J Gumbo’s. CLR-MNSTR is located at 1300 Washington Ave., Downtown.

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