This Week In Fashion: SLAM Underground Combines Art, Fashion And Music

By Sarah Stallmann
In Style

Read on for St. Louis’ most fab fashion news and events.

It's sale weekend in STL and our weekend calendar is packed! Photo courtesy of ALIVE Magazine on Facebook.

It’s sale weekend in STL and our weekend calendar is packed! Photo courtesy of ALIVE Magazine on Facebook.

Jan. 28: Copper Cuffs with Jenny Walker
If you ever wanted to learn the art of metalsmithing, this class is for you. Join St. Louis-based artist and metalsmith Jenny Walker for a few hours on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at Union Studio where she will teach a beginners level class on the basics of metalworking. All students will leave with a copper cuff that they created themselves! Contact Union Studio to reserve your spot, 314.771.5398. $30/person. Seating is limited. 1605 Tower Grove Ave.

Jan. 30: SLAM Underground presents Soundsuits and Sock Monkeys
In an art lab event combining music, art and fashion, SLAM Underground presents Soundsuits and Sock Monkeys, which allows you to take your Nick Cave exhibit viewing experience to the next level. The Upcycle Exchange will be hosting a DIY creation station; guests are invited to view the Nick Cave exhibit with an I-spy seek and find; snap pics in the Photomaton photo booth and enjoy musical selections by Black James, 18andCounting and Syna So Pro. Cash bar, free entry. Saint Louis Art Museum, One Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park.

Jan. 30-31: Cash + Carry
The two-day fashion event that will restock your wardrobe with goods from local boutiques is almost here (and we couldn’t be any more excited)! Shoppers will rejoice to find all of their favorite stores in one place, clearing up their stock to make room for new spring merchandise. The event kicks off on Friday from 6-9pm with a special preview event, with a portion of ticket proceeds benefiting Friends of Wings; and on Saturday from 9am-4pm. Over 20 boutiques will be represented. For more information and to snag your tickets, visit Cash + Carry on the web. 1114 South Brentwood Blvd, Richmond Heights.

Feb. 1: Winter Pop-Up Shop
For fans of vintage (and super low prices), mark your calendars for Sunday’s Winter Pop-Up Shop that will take place from 12-5pm at HandleBar in The Grove. Several of St. Louis most avid clothing and vintage collectors are purging their collections, offering up unbeatable finds at prices that are equally as impressive. Make it a Sunday Funday to remember by staying for brunch and a cocktail: HandleBar will be offering $4 mimosas and Bloody Marys as well as half-price breakfast crepes during the event. Hosted by yours truly! Free entry. 4127 Manchester Rd, The Grove.

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The Women’s Closet Exchange announced that they are hosting an exciting chance for you to win a dream makeover just in time for Valentine’s Day. Inspired by the 1960s TV show “Queen For A Day,” WCE is pulling out all the stops to make sure you feel as pampered as possible. Your day will include: a limousine escort; one hour massage; facial; haircut, color and style; makeup application; mani/pedi; a new outfit from head-to-toe and dinner for two to toast to your new look. To enter, tell WCE why you or someone you know deserves to be the “Make Me Over” winner by emailing Diana@shopcotours.com. The winner will be announced on Feb. 14!

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