This Week In Fashion: Holiday Shopping Events Around The Lou

By Sarah Stallmann
In Style

It’s holiday shopping season! Read on for St. Louis’ most fab shopping events and sales.

Photo courtesy of The Clover, Webster Groves.

Photo courtesy of The Clover, Webster Groves.

Dec. 2: Holiday Shopping with a Purpose
Dress for Success presents an evening of holiday shopping, food and drinks on Tuesday, Dec. 2 from 5:30-7:30pm at 3000 Little Hills Expressway in St. Charles.

Dec. 3: Richard Tao Launch Party at 10denza
Join budding men’s accessories designer Richard Tao as he celebrates his newest collection of fashion-forward neckties and his upcoming collaboration with fashion designer Timo Weiland at 10denza on Wednesday from 5:30-8p. A must attend event for fashionable men and women alike. 44 Maryland Plaza in the CWE.

Dec. 4: Holiday at Hufford’s
Join Hufford’s Jewelry on Thursday for an evening of festive cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, mingling, charity and fine jewelry. A portion of the profits will benefit Friends of Children’s Hospital. Bring a gift for a child at Children’s and get entered into a drawing for a $2,000 gift certificate to Huffords. The event takes place from 5-9pm in Ladue, 10413 Clayton Rd.

Dec. 5: Maria Canale for Forevermark Personal Appearance and Social at Neiman Marcus
Meet the jewelry designer and enjoy light bites and sips while you view beautiful diamond jewelry. 10a-4p in the Precious Jewels salon on Level One, Neiman Marcus, Plaza Frontenac.

Dec. 5: Holiday Pop-Up Shop at the Kranzberg Arts Center
Join Craft Alliance‘s artists-in-residence, along with other local talents, who will create a one-of-a-kind holiday pop-up shop. All of the artwork is handmade by local artists working in media ranging from ceramics and painting to textiles and jewelry. The opening event for this holiday pop-up will take place in the Kranzberg Arts Center lobby on Friday from 5-9pm as part of the First Friday art crawl.  Artists include Damon Davis, Chad Elvins, Black James, Grace Kubilius, Norleen Nosri and Audrey Peck. 501 N. Grand Blvd, Grand Center.

Dec. 6: Holiday Hop & Shop
ALIVE Magazine celebrates our readers, clients, friends and family for a Holiday Hop & Shop at Mad Art Gallery on Saturday evening from 7:30-11pm. Enjoy an array of handmade, locally sourced, and ethically imported goods from more than 30 independent vendors. There will be a photo booth, live entertainment, light bites and delicious cocktails from Skinnygirl, Pinnacle Vodka, and 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey. Join us in a toast to the fabulous year we’ve had in St. Louis. View our vendor roundup and snag your tickets today.

Dec. 6: “Love it Local” Capsule at The Clover
Webster Groves boutique, The Clover, celebrates all things local this Saturday, welcoming several local artisans and purveyers of goods from clothing and accessories to soaps and bath products. Designers include Q Liu, Trang Nguyen, Victrola, Adam Foster and more. The event runs all day long and will feature specials, discounts and a giant gingerbread house for kids to help decorate. 10am-6pm, 8150 Big Bend Blvd, Webster Groves.

Dec. 6: CWE Window Walk and Holiday on the Plaza
The 5th annual Window Walk kicks off on Dec. 6 in the Central West End, where the neighborhood will be transformed into a winter wonderland. Enjoy holiday displays, live entertainment, horse-drawn carriages, ice sculpting, fire juggling, s’mores, and kettle corn. A tree lighting ceremony will take place at 6pm. Neighborhood business will be offering a variety of unique discounts. For more information, visit CWE Scene.

Dec. 6: Artropy Arts & Crafts Show
The annual gift and craft event, Artropy, will take place at the Regional Art Commission (6128 Delmar) on Saturday from 10am-4pm. The event once again will benefit Tenth Life Cat Rescue and hosts over 30 local artists and crafters of handmade art, jewelry, accessories, home goods and more. Complimentary wine and soda will be available, and admission is free. For more information, visit Artropy on the web.

Dec. 6: Cherokee Street Print League Holiday Sale
Visit St. Louis’ only holiday printmaking sale, featuring over 50 artists and printmakers from the Midwest region that will set up shop inside 20 businesses along Cherokee Street on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 10-6p. A preview party will be held on Friday, Dec. 5 from 7-10 at Hydraulic Pictures 2644 Cherokee Street, showcasing selected works by CPL Holiday Sale vendors, as well as Cherokee Street printmakers and artists, Firecracker Press, music by Sleepy Kitty and STL Style.

Dec. 6: The Gucci Event
Neiman Marcus hosts an in-store event for Gucci on Saturday from 1-3p in the Handbags and Accessories Departments.  There will be an informal fashion presentation to show customers how to accessorize outfits with Gucci, Neiman’s Men’s Department, Designer Handbags and Accessories Managers will be speaking and there will be lite bites and sips for customers to enjoy.  Plaza Frontenac.

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