This Week In Fashion: Isaac Mizrahi Comes To CAM This Week And Jan Leach Givens Launches Showroom 314

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Courtesy of Isaac Mizrahi

Courtesy of Isaac Mizrahi

On March 15, from 6-8pm, fashion icon Isaac Mizrahi heads to St. Louis for an exclusive cocktail event hosted by the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, held at the Contemporary Art Museum. Mizrahi will share the inspiration behind his creative process for directing and designing the upcoming production of “The Magic Flute this spring. A cash bar cocktail service begins at 6pm with Mizrahi’s remarks beginning at 7pm, with Q&A to follow. DJ Trash Talk will spin music throughout the evening. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased through the OHSTL website. 3750 Washington Blvd.

Dimvaloo Active Living hosts a “spring cleaning” event, Girls Night Out, on Thursday, March 13 from 5:30-8:30. Guests can bring in their gently used athletic clothing and receive a 15 percent allowance toward new purchases. The Ladue Road boutique also recently began hosting a series of Wednesday evening events called Wine Down Wednesday, where guests can enjoy complimentary wine after a free Pilates workout with instructor Sharon Candelario. Dimvaloo is located at 8813 Ladue Road in the Colonial Marketplace shopping center.

Style Bits

St. Louis-based stylist and personal shopper Jan Leach Givens announced late last week that she will be launching a new venture, Showroom 314, this spring. Inspired by the various design talents in the St. Louis area, Givens has tapped into her various fashion industry experiences and will represent select designers at markets across the country. ALIVE’s Jennifer Dulin Wiley reports that Givens will also provide consulting on critical wholesale and production elements—from pricing structure and line sheets to look books, key silhouettes, fabrics and fit. Showroom 314 will launch with St. Louis’ Laura Kathleen and another soon-to-be-named local local talent. Follow the news and progress of Showroom 314 through the web @showroom314.

Shop Talk

  • Devil City‘s kids line, Frad Bink, hit the floor at their Delmar Loop location last week, featuring adorable prints by tattooer Brad Fink. Sizes include onesies to youth-sized tees. 6301 Delmar Blvd.
  • Local men’s streetwear hub, Swedlife, has put plans into motion to launch a web store this spring where they will offer an impressive selection from top brands including their self-designed Swedlife label, Mishka NYC, Herschel, Publish and more. 6378 Delmar Blvd.


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