This Week In Fashion: The Annual Buzz List Party and The Red Winter Fashion Affair
Celebrating movers and shakers from around the Lou, ALIVE Magazine’s annual Buzz List Party occurs this Friday, Feb. 7 at Lucas Park Grille on Washington Avenue. Guests can drink and mingle with St. Louis taste-makers and influencers in a cocktail atmosphere while sampling appetizers in an exclusive lounge set up for the event. Ticket specials will be announced this week through the event Facebook page and can be purchased here. Buzz-Listers for 2014 include designers Michael Drummond and Anjali Kamra, restauranteurs Ben Poremba, Scott Carey and Derek and Lucas Gamlin, and Arch River advocates Susan Trautman, Deanna Venker and Maggie Hales, among others.
Fine Jeweler AieChe will host a launch party on Sunday, Feb. 9 at the Kranzberg Art Center in Grand Center. The event will consist of a show, auction and presentation of their exquisite pieces. AieChe creator Demetrius Ball specializes in diamond grading, custom jewelry, manufacturing, repair, restoration, and personal jewelry consultation.
On Sunday, Feb. 9 from 6pm-11pm, The Red Winter Fashion Affair presents a networking event highlighting St. Louis designers and boutiques. The event will take place at Downtown eatery and event space The Rustic Goat with a cocktail hour presented by Schpilka Vodka followed by a runway show and pop-up shops. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Effort For AIDS program which provides support and education on the prevention of HIV/AIDS in the St. Louis area. Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite or at the door.
- St. Louis-based Soft Surroundings has launched their spring collection in stores and online. Despite the dreary weather, there is light at the end of the tunnel with their newest collection of breezy basics, separates, beauty and decor.
- American sportswear brand, Karen Kane hits the shelves at Macy’s in the Saint Louis Galleria this week. As one of the top markets for the label, the St. Louis location will receive the largest selection. From laser-cut faux leather to transitional work-to-weekend dresses, the collection represents Karen Kane‘s laid-back SoCal vibe while translating the latest trends into wardrobe staples that can be worn every day.