This Week In Fashion: An Ode To The LBD

By Sarah Stallmann
In Style

April 2: Missouri History Museum presents “Little Black Dress: From Mourning To Night”
“Little Black Dress: From Mourning to Night” opens on April 2 and will feature more than 60 dresses from the museum’s world-renowned textile collection, including a look by St. Louis-based designer Michael Drummond. On opening day, guests can shop for their own LBD at the Boutique Bonanza that will be located on the front lawn of the museum, featuring Parsimonia, Rack + Clutch, Upscale Mobile Resale’s Mystique Boutique and Miki’s Closet by ScholarShop. Free admission will be offered throughout the exhibit’s run. The show will continue through Sept. 5.
5700 Lindell Blvd.

Mesa Home celebrates one year with an event on Friday. Photo by Kat Reynolds.

Mesa Home celebrates one year with an event on Saturday. Photo by Kat Reynolds.

April 2: Mesa Home One Year Anniversary + Lookbook
Celebrate the one-year anniversary of Anni Stone’s Mesa Home on Saturday with visuals by Kat Reynolds and Snapdragon Studios + sounds by Nappy DJ Needles and Agile One.
Blank Space, 9pm.
$7 | 2847 Cherokee Street

April 2: Conversation with Cameron Silver
Renowned fashion director and founder of LA boutique Decades Cameron Silver will give a talk on Saturday, April 2 at 3pm at the Mildred Kemper Art Museum at Washington University. The event is free and open to the public. Silver will be in town for Four Seasons of Fashion, an event to support the St. Louis Symphony and its community and music education programs, which will be held on stage at Powell Hall in Grand Center. The runway presentation will feature classic couture from Chanel, Versace, Christian Dior, YSL and more curated by Silver.
Free | 1 Brookings Drive

April 2: She Dandy Boutique’s Sip & Sit
Join She Dandy for a Sip & Shop event at Pretti Kat Boutique, featuring sips, bites, prizes and new products throughout the evening, 3-9pm.
RSVP | 6635 North Delmar Loop Blvd.

April 3: Sweet Dreams Foundation Prom Expo
Celebrate the launch of non-profit Sweet Dreams Foundation with an event that will cater to helping young women find their prom dress and more. A pop-up shop, fashion show, guest speakers and raffles will be featured. 2-6pm.
Tickets | 2010 Olive Blvd.

April 8: Under the Stars
Under the Stars brings together several local boutiques for a special shopping event at Ballpark Village’s Budweiser Brew House Beer Garden on Friday, April 8 from 6-9pm. Enjoy complimentary Stella and light bites, music by Evan Cole, and shopping courtesy of The Bud Shop, Lusso, La Ville, Paisley, Splash, Klutch and GiddyUp Jane. A portion of the proceeds will benefit St. Louis Haven House.
Free | Ballpark Village, 601 Clark Ave.

April 12: Real Men Have Style
Saks Fifth Avenue, Saint Louis Fashion Fund and Ballpark Village are joining forces to present Real Men Have Style on Tuesday, April 12 from 6-8 p.m. at Ballpark Village. The event will feature cocktails, deconstructed hot dogs, a Killians scent bar, informal modeling of men’s Shop NY fashions from Saks Fifth Avenue, bespoke custom tailor Tony Lutwyche from London, a design challenge and more.
Tickets | The Crowne Room at Budweiser Brew House

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