SUMMER 2016: LOU FASHION CALENDAR
You won’t have to travel far to enjoy a fashionable night out!
July 16th: Garbage Gala 2016
Local designers compete by designing ready to wear outfits using only recyclables. Proceeds benefit the Salvation Army.
Mercedes-Benz, 1048 Hampton Ave., Saint Louis, MO
July 22-23: Cash and Carry
Local boutiques come together in one place to give shoppers the best deals of the year! Come early for the best items – they sell fast!
Venue: The Majorette, 7150 Manchester Road, St. Louis, MO 63143
Purchase tickets: http://bit.ly/1U4Bc3t
FASHION GROUP INTERNATIONAL: LOCAL CHARM SWARM
Discover the local charm of downtown Kirkwood with Fashion Group International. Stops include The Rusted Chandelier for a floral demonstration and sammiesoap to learn the art of soap making all while enjoying nibbles and drinks. The tour will wind up at Kirkwood station to enjoy live music at the Kirkwood Station Plaza. If you work within the St Louis Fashion Community you can find out more about Fashion Group International at this event. www.fgi.org
August 11th: 8th Annual Pins & Needles Fashion Design Competition Announces
2016 PINS AND NEEDLES: THE EMERGING SIX
On August 11, 2016 St. Louis events agency Brainchild Events will host the 8th annual Pins and Needles fashion design competition at The Majorette (7150 Manchester Ave, St. Louis, MO 63143) on August 11 at 6pm. This designer competition will feature upcoming designers from across the country from New York to LA. The competition seeks to support the creativity, innovation, and artistry of new designers by giving them the exposure, experience, and tools they need to take their collections from runway to retail. Participants will be invited to showcase their designs at the August event, with the winner receiving $15,000 in prizes, including a $1,000 cash prize from Saint. Louis Fashion Fund and other exposure to help launch successful careers in the fashion industry. Guests will also vote for the SIBA (Stevens Institute of Business Arts) People’s Choice Award via Twitter the night of the actual event. For tickets click on the following link: http://brainchildevents.com/pins-needles-by-brainchild/