This Week In Fashion: The Season Of The Maker

By Sarah Stallmann
In Style

April 26: FGI Fall/Winter Ready-to-Wear Trend Event
View a presentation of the latest trends while networking with local members of St. Louis’ Fashion Group International on Tuesday from 6-8pm at T-Rex.
RSVP | 911 Washington Ave.

Urban Matter's new back yard. Photo courtesy of Urban Matter.

Urban Matter’s new back yard. Photo courtesy of Urban Matter.

April 28: ReMAKE at The Heirloom Room
An evening of upcycled crafting at The Heirloom Room is brought to you by Perennial, who will provide tools, materials and instruction that will show you how to keep your old treasures in tip-top shape. 5:30-7:30pm.
Register | 2118 Cherokee Street

April 29: Opening Reception of AMARE ELEMENTORUM by Dorothy Jones & Victoria Cates
Cates and Jones plan to present a 12-piece couture collection on April 29 in the form of an art installation that will take place at Bespoke. The duo is taking an organic approach as far as design, all of which are inspired by an abstract approach to sea life. 6-9pm.
Info | 2650 Cherokee

April 29-May 1: Vintage Market Days Shop the upscale, vintage-inspired outdoor market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home decor, outdoor furnishings, seasonal plants and more. Food, drinks and live music also featured. Friday (12-6pm), Saturday (9am-6pm), Sunday (10am-4pm) at Chesterfield Amphitheater.
Info | 631 Veterans Pl. Dr.

April 30: Craft Alliance Makers Ball
Join Craft Alliance in celebrating the many creative artisans in STL at the Makers Ball that will take place Saturday, April 30 at the Palladium.
Tickets | 1400 Park Pl.

April 30: Lisa Byrd Pop-Up Shop
Shop the Lisa Byrd Collection on Saturday from 12-7pm at Mesa Home, featuring fair trade, handmade, tribal, and unique items including fabrics, clothing, accessories, crystals and more. Lisa collects them in her travels working in South East Asia with refugees and indigenous peoples.
Info | 2619 Cherokee Street

May 1: Celebrating Success Fashion Show + Luncheon
The yearly VIP Fashion Show and Luncheon will take place on Sunday May 1 at the Ritz and feature designs by Lift for Life Academy students.
Tickets | 100 Carondelet Plaza

May 1: Philomena + Ruth 1-Year Anniversary Party
Toast a year of handmade in Waterloo, Illinois on Sunday, May 1 at the Philomena + Ruth anniversary party from 12-6pm. The event will feature prizes and discounts, live music, beer and whiskey tastings and more. A portion of the day’s sales will be donated to a local animal shelter.
118 W Mill St, Waterloo, IL

May 1: Spring Flower Bar & Local Maker Pop-Up
Create and take home a lush, a seasonal flower arrangement with hands-on help from Snapdragon Studio. In addition, six local artists and makers will be showcasing their work in Urban Matter’s newly expanded back room. Featured artists include: Enamel, SeedGeeks, Phillip Finder, Tinker, Dicker & Doc, Bean Makes 3 and Collin Garrity Woodworking. Walk-ins welcome, but registering is suggested.
Register | 4704 Virginia Ave.

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