This Week In Fashion: Shop 'Til You Drop
Oct. 14: F2 (Food x Fashion)
Brainchild Events once again presents F2 (Fashion x Food) on Oct.14 at The Tavern of Fine Arts. The night’s specialty menu will be influenced directly by couture garments. Enjoy a multi-course meal of gourmet plates by executive chef Tyler Davis inspired by the collections of local designers as you simultaneously view the collections of two local designers. Each course of dinner will arrive paired with several fashionable looks to peruse while you eat. Featured designers include winners of the Pins and Needles design competition: Barbara Bultman, the Grand Prize winner and Alexis Cook, the People’s Choice Award winner.
Tickets | The Tavern of Fine Arts, 313 Belt Street
Oct. 14: Bud Shop presents Under the Stars
The BudShop in Ballpark Village will host Under the Stars on Oct. 14, an shopping event featuring live music, complimentary beer and hors d’oeuvres, goodie bags and a free valet. Bop to music by Evan Cole in the Brewhouse biergarten as you survey booths set up with clothes and accessories from boutiques including Codi, 10denza, Paisley, Splash, Lusso, It’s Easy As Pie and the BudShop itself. The event is set to begin at 6pm and last until 9pm. A portion of each purchase you make will go to the Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation.
Free | 601 Clark Ave, Downtown
Oct. 15: Craftoberfest
Urban Chestnut Brewing Company is set to host the annual outdoor night market, Craftoberfest, on Oct. 15 from 4-10pm. This year’s event offers local craft beer, live music by Arson for Candy, vintage goods and handmade wares by over three dozen local makers. Featured artisans include Made Supply Co., Enamel, Flowers & Weeds, Wabi Sabi Textile Co., Fable & Lore, Parsimonia and Beqi Clothing, among many more. Don’t miss tarot readings and delicious vegetarian bites served up by Lulu’s Local Eatery to complement your shopping.
Free | 3229 Washington Blvd, Midtown
Oct. 16: La Ville Grand Opening
Celebrate the opening of La Ville, the latest women’s clothing and accessories store to join the fashion lineup in St. Louis! The grand opening event will take place Oct. 16 from 5-9pm. Stop by the store to shop beautiful clothes and accessories, win prizes and enjoy complimentary drinks by Mastermind Vodka. Featured items in the La Ville’s fall inventory include Ted Baker handbags, One 38 jewelry, Third Wheeler jewelry, Fidelity Denim jeans, Jovani gowns and Wood Watches. Any purchase you make at the event will help support the charity Friends of Kids with Cancer.
Free | 15848 Fountain Plaza Dr, Ellisville
Oct. 16: Fauxgerty Grand Opening
STL-based Vegan leather jacket line is opening up a brick-and-mortar and you are invited to the grand opening event on Friday from 6-9pm! Enjoy fare by Whisk, Strange Donuts, Pura Vegan and Pi, cocktails, photos and discounts while toasting the exciting new venture of Chrissy Fogerty.
Free | 228 N. Euclid, CWE
Oct. 17: Saint Louis Fashion Week Boutique Hop
Kick off Saint Louis Fashion Week with a guided visit to the chicest boutiques in the city on Oct. 17 from 10am-4pm. Boutiques on the chauffeured tour will offer special discounts, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres in honor of the festive week. Stock your wardrobe full with the latest fashions or merely tag along to survey the latest trends. Featured boutiques include Blush, Marta’s/MOD, Vie, Splash, Ivy Hill, Lusso, Fauxgerty, and The Vault.
Tickets | Various locations
Oct. 17: Lalo Salon Grand Opening
Lalo Salon is celebrating a fresh, new location in Chesterfield and you are invited to check it out! The space makes heavy use of locally reclaimed barn wood with custom built styling stations, a color bar and a one-of-a-kind lounge (complete with fireplace and drink bar) to relax in while you process–perfect for your next bridal party or girls night out pamper-fests. The grand opening takes place Saturday from 4-8pm!
Free | 16223 Baxter Road, Chesterfield