STLFW Blogger Lounge Preview

Photo Cred: Girl Talk HQ
Photo Cred: Girl Talk HQ

I’m very excited to be attending the Spring Saint Louis Fashion Week VIP Blogger Lounge on Thursday at Scape American Bistro. 50 of the area’s top fashion and lifestyle bloggers will be in attendance to connect with 15 St. Louis brands. Here are the brands:

Luichiny | St. Louis to worldwide, Luichiny has become a fixture on red carpets, fashion magazines and in the world’s top footwear and fashion blogs because of their trendsetting, eye-catching designs.

Glik’s | Glik’s is a family operated business that has grown into one of the nation’s largest privately-held store chains, bring the latest from brands like Silver Jeans, North Face, Fox Racing, LA Idol, Hurley and more.

TriFlare | TriFlare is a triathlon sportswear brand designed for every level competitor, with each piece of the collection bringing femininity and power. Their prints embody the bold goals of a triathlete.

Soft Surroundings | Based in St. Louis, Soft Surroundings is dedicated to making you feel and look your best, specializing in effortless style, comfort and quality.

BelleStyle | Designed by Heather Krako, BelleStyle is a jewelry brand featuring sustainability, antique findings, American chains, unique treasures and unlimited inspiration – made in St. Louis.

Vogue Footwear | Vogue Footwear delivers a fresh version of glamour to women on the cutting edge of fashion and is defined by striking silhouettes and unique materials with a feminine and modern point of view.

Blue Bird Apparel | Blue Bird Apparel is all about blending the edgy with the classic, while being comfortable and looking bossy. The brand is inspired by street style, urban, underground, the freaks, geeks and cheeky chicks- a.k.a. Weird Cult(ure) approved 😉

Dimvaloo | Located on Ladue Road in St. Louis, Dimvaloo is a women’s retailer that exclusively carries Lorna Jane, Australia’s premier fashion-forward athleisure wear for everyday active life.

Jenny Present | Jenny Present is a personalized jewelry brand, based in St. Louis, known for elegant jewelry with a unique style, built upon empowering women to overcome all odds.

The Hive | The Hive has a collection of goodies ranging from handbags, vintage items, upcycled goods, baby clothes, jewelry to home decor and gourmet popcorn – based out of Alton, IL.

Shirt Kong | Shirt Kong is a popular screenprinting and embroidery shop in the St. Louis area with a big heart for art and fashion. I had my first encounter with Shirt Kong a few months ago at the Graphic! show at 2720 Cherokee – they’re everywhere!

Thirteen & Washington | Thirteen and Washington is downtown St. Louis’ beauty and fashion co-op studio, home of editorial hair and makeup artists Kristen Linares, Valerie Brown and Tiffany Roberts.

Body by India’s World | Body by India’s World specializes in all natural, hand crafted luxe body care products for the discerning customer that demands superior quality at the fairest price, carrying lip balm, body butter and soaps.

It Works! |  It Works! offers a one-of-a-kind body contouring line, top-notch nutritional supplements, and a specially formulated skin care line that safely nourish your body and enhance your life.

Suzanne Lay | Suzanne Lay is a St. Louis fashion designer specializing in bright colors and bold modern looks. I can’t wait to see her spring 2014 line, complete with funky silk patterned fabrics, bold colors and mesh.

I look forward to seeing all these great local brands and meeting some fellow bloggers. You can catch me live tweeting the experience and a follow up blog post, or two.

Cheers for now!




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