Men’s Fashion Past, Present, and Future:  A Conversation with André Leon Talley
Jun
24
2:00 pm14:00

Men’s Fashion Past, Present, and Future: A Conversation with André Leon Talley

  • The Saint Louis Art Museum

UPDATE: This event has SOLD OUT. Overflow tickets will be available on June 20th through the Metrotix link so be sure to check back in. 

André Leon Talley, former Editor-at-Large at Vogue, will appear in conversation with Eric Johnson, Executive Director of the Saint Louis Fashion Fund, and Genevieve Cortinovis, Assistant Curator of decorative arts and design at The Saint Louis Art Museum.

This public program, which will explore the intersections between fine art and men’s fashion, is the inaugural lecture in the Fashion Fund’s “Speaking of Fashion” series.
It is sponsored by the Regional Arts Commission.

Click here to purchase tickets to Mr. Talley’s talk at the Saint Louis Art Museum: http://www.metrotix.com/events/detail/andre-leon-talley

A limited number of complimentary tickets are available for students, educators, summer programs, and community groups. Please contactinfo@saintlouisfashionfund.org for more information.

For additional information on this exciting event, visit: http://blogs.slam.org/pressroom/?p=1488

Second Saturday
Jul
8
10:00 am10:00

Second Saturday

  • Saint Louis Fashion Incubator

Shop Saint Louis' newest boutique concept offering elevated, avant-garde designer fashion. 

Saturdays left to Shop: August 12th. 

Fashion Truck: Summer Film Series
Jul
14
5:30 pm17:30

Fashion Truck: Summer Film Series

  • Saint Louis Art Museum

What's better than picnicking on Art Hill while watching Titanic?

Getting to shop incredible fashion without leaving Art Hill!

Come shop Miki's Closet, our very own Fashion Truck, during the Saint Louis Art Museum's Summer Film Series. 

Shop the collections from our Inaugural Six designers as well as other local designers. 

Fashion Truck: Food Truck Tuesday
Jul
18
11:00 am11:00

Fashion Truck: Food Truck Tuesday

  • Grand Center

After you get your lunch fix from all the food trucks, come shop Miki's Closet- our fashion truck. We'll be stationed in Grand Center, where you can shop collections from local designers! 

Creative Process
Jul
26
6:00 pm18:00

Creative Process

  • Saint Louis Fashion Incubator

Saint Louis Fashion Fund's newest program, Creative Process, will enhance the city's
long-standing reputation as a creative powerhouse by fostering cross-disciplinary collaborations.  

From fashion, art and design to music, dance and performance, to literature and poetry, to food and mixology, Creative Process will bring innovative minds together to connect, learn and share. 

Join us for the first Creative Process, Wednesday, July 26th from 6-8 pm at the Saint Louis Fashion Incubator, 1533 Washington Avenue, Saint Louis, Missouri, 63103. 

Sponsored by Schnucks 

 

Pinned! A Designer Chess Challenge.
Aug
1
6:00 pm18:00

Pinned! A Designer Chess Challenge.

  • Windows on Washington

Join us on August 1st for the opening ceremony of the 2017 Sinquefield Cup and the unveiling of the winning design from Pinned! A Designer Chess Challenge.

It will be an unforgettable night of fashion, chess, and music, featuring national DJ and fashion designer Timo Weiland.

6 PM Cocktail Hour

7 PM Evening Program

After Party to Follow

Tickets: $75, seating is limited

PINNED! is a first-of-its-kind designers challenge, developed in partnership with the World Chess Hall of Fame and the Saint Louis Fashion Fund, to celebrate the intersection of chess and fashion. Each member of the inaurgural class of the Saint Louis Fashion Incubator is designing a chess ensemble for today's chess player, in competition to win a $10,000 scholarship prize. 

For tickets visit: https://saintlouischessclub.org/civicrm/event/register?id=4542&reset=1 

Fashion Truck: Summer Film Series
Aug
4
5:30 pm17:30

Fashion Truck: Summer Film Series

  • Saint Louis Art Museum

What's better than picnicking on Art Hill while watching Devil Wears Prada?

Getting to shop incredible fashion without leaving Art Hill!

Come shop Miki's Closet, our very own Fashion Truck, during the Saint Louis Art Museum's Summer Film Series. 

Shop the collections from our Inaugural Six designers as well as other local designers. 

Fashion Truck: SLAM Underground
Aug
25
7:00 pm19:00

Fashion Truck: SLAM Underground

  • Saint Louis Art Museum

Join us during SLAM Underground to shop Miki's Closet, our very own Fashion Truck.

Shop the collections from our Inaugural Six designers as well as other local designers. 


Taste of Downtown Saint Louis
Jun
17
11:00 am11:00

Taste of Downtown Saint Louis

  • Kiener Plaza

Join us for the public debut of Miki's Closet- our Fashion Truck! Hop on board to learn more about the Fashion Fund and shop a selection from local designers.

Taste of Downtown Saint Louis is an outdoor festival which showcases the neighborhood’s restaurants, fashion, art, and music.

Second Saturday
Jun
10
10:00 am10:00

Second Saturday

  • Saint Louis Fashion Incubator

Join us for Second Saturdays from 10am-4pm. 

Saturdays to Shop: June 10th, July 8th, August 12th. 

Breaking Fashion Barriers with Maureen Chiquet
May
28
7:00 pm19:00

Breaking Fashion Barriers with Maureen Chiquet

  • Jewish Community Center

Saint Louis Fashion Fund Board Chair Susan Sherman will interview Maureen Chiquet, former global CEO of Chanel, about her new book, Beyond the Label: Women, Leadership, and Success on Our Own Terms. Chiquet will discuss her unique path and the defining moments that have shaped her exemplary career. 

The event is free and open to the public and no registration is required.

Light Up The Zipper Premie
May
1
5:30 pm17:30

Light Up The Zipper Premie

  • Missouri History Museum

More than 200 guests gathered at the Missouri History Museum to honor the influential people who made Saint Louis' Garment District the center for fashion and design. We premiered the "Light Up The Zipper" video, a NoCoast Original, which highlighted Saint Louis' Garment District and the people who helped make it the thriving district it once was- second only to New York. Our Fashion Incubator designers and staff, along with the film crew, escorted the stars of the film down a red carpet, while Susan Sherman discussed their legacies. Event chair, Fran Zamler (wearing a fabulous vintage dress) toasted the crowd and all of their accomplishments. 

Dressing The Garden Antique And Garden Show
Apr
20
5:30 pm17:30

Dressing The Garden Antique And Garden Show

  • Kathleen Mack Antiques

A pop up show of Fashionable Blooms and Exceptional Garden Ornaments presented by Bowood Farms, Kathleen Mack Antiques, Mark O. Howald Antiques, the Plot Thickens, and Saint Louis Fashion Fund. Cost is $45/person.

Ellerd Heffern Cocktail
Apr
12
5:30 pm17:30

Ellerd Heffern Cocktail

  • Elleard Heffern Fine Jewelers

Cocktail featuring St. Louis-based jewelry designer Adam Foster. 10% of sales will be donated to the Fund. Event will be held at Elleard Heffern from 5:30pm to 7:00pm.

Plan de Ville Trunk Show
Apr
6
Apr 8

Plan de Ville Trunk Show

  • Fashion Fund Incubator

Opening Reception: Thursday April 6th 6pm - 8pm
Trunk Show: April 7th & 8th 12pm - 4pm

Featuring Catherine Smith. Catherine has a nationally recognized emerging designer website, and is coming in to do a "market day" with our six designers as well as other St. Louis based designers. In addition, she will be bringing an amazing array of emerging designers' lines (from US and abroad), which will also be featured. A portion of the sales will benefit the Fashion Fund.