This Week In Fashion: MOD Hosts A Tent Sale And American Trash Fashion Show Takes Place At 2720

By Sarah Stallmann
In Style

Read on for St. Louis’ most fab fashion news and events, right at your fingertips.

Events:

Dress by Cindy Henry, constructed with 250+ recycled toilet paper rolls and paper towel rolls. Photo courtesy of American Trash.

Dress by Cindy Henry, constructed with 250+ recycled toilet paper rolls and paper towel rolls. Photo courtesy of American Trash.

Last Call/COCA Event, July 9
Neiman Marcus hosts an exclusive shopping preview event to benefit COCA, the center of creative arts in St. Louis, on the morning of July 9. Doors will open an hour early for ticket holders, who will have a chance to shop Neiman’s Last Call Sale event before the store is open to the public. One hundred percent of the ticket sales will benefit COCA. In addition to early entrance at 9am, ticket holders will receive 10 percent off three sale-priced items. Ten percent of all items sold from 9am-12pm will also benefit the organization.

American Trash: An Americana Wasteland of Fashion, July 12
Two St. Louis-area designers come together for an eccentric runway show event that challenges the designers to create garments from unconventional and recycled materials. Cindy Henry of Rebel Tart and A.J. Thouvenot of Andy J. // Play Time clothing lines will showcase their custom-made creations at 2720 on Cherokee at 9pm. Snag tickets here!

MOD Tent Sale, July 11-12
For trendy merchandise at extremely low prices, shoppers will want to head to Edwardsville, IL or O’Fallon, MO for MOD’s tent sale event that will take place at both locations. Clothing and accessories will start at just $5, and thousands of pieces are up for grabs. Early birds can get first dibs from 7-8a with a $10 donation to benefit Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital. Regular event hours are Friday, July 11 from 8a-7p, and Saturday, July 12 from 10a-5p.

Next Week:

Handmade Happy Hour: Summer in the City, July 18
The quarterly Handmade Happy Hour event gets steamy this time around offering up live entertainment and over 50 purveyors of handmade and locally sources goods while taking over 13th Street and Washington Avenue. D.I.Y. activities, Pinnacle Vodka samples and specials from nearby businesses will also be offered. A VIP experience ticket ($40, with 50 percent of the proceeds going towards the Coolfire Foundation) gets you open bar with Pinnacle Vodka, Skinnygirl Wine, and local beer plus tastings from St. Louis restaurants on the first floor of the Knickerbocker Building at 1300 Washington Avenue. General admittance is free, with complimentary food and drinks for the early birds. 5-10pm. Buy VIP tickets, or RSVP for free.

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