Gear up for STLFW with an inspiring exhibition by multi-media artist Larry Krone, touching on fashion and visual arts. Based in New York, the St. Louis-born artist has made a name for himself nationally with his unique works that use found textiles. Check out this amazing exhibit at The Sheldon before Jan. 9, 2016. Free to attend.
Art, punk, buzz, gloom, noise. The Funs are back in St. Louis from a long tour, Trauma Harness is always good, haven’t seen The Bubbleheads or Drag but excited to see/hear them. Bonerville, 8:30pm, $5.
Featuring regional and national designers, including Haus Alkire, Eckhaus Latta, Azede Jean-Pierre, Houghton and Novis. Special guests include Iris Apfel (International Fashion Icon), Fern Mallis (Formerly with IMG, CFDA, Creator of NYFW), Roopal Patel (President of Roopal Patel Consulting), Gary Wassner (Fashion Designer Funding Expert, Hilldun), James LaForce (CEO of La Force and Stevens PR in New York), Lisa Perry (Designer of Lisa Perry), Paul Dillinger (V.P. and Head of Global Product Innovation and Premium Collection Design at Levi Strauss & Co.) and Tomoko Ogura (Senior Fashion Editor at Barneys in New York). At Union Station, runway presentation at 7pm, cash bar, tickets starting at $10.
11/4 How to Loiter
The Luminary’s artist in residence Paul Shortt presents the How to Loiter Workshop. Reserved for Loitering is part of an ongoing project called How to Loiter, which seeks to re-imagine loitering by creating sites for loitering and rethinking it through a Public Service Announcement style campaign. The intent of the project is two-fold in aiming not only to change the public perception about loitering, but also to encourage purposeful action while loitering. 7pm, free to attend.
Local designer finalists will create a look inspired by an iconic work of art, showcasing their final design during a special opening event at The Luminary during STLFW. One winner, to be determined by an esteemed panel of judges, will win a $5,000 cash award presented by ALIVE Magazine and Siba. Feat. finalists Michael Drummond, Nina Ganci, AJ Thouvenot, Nasheli Ortiz, Qun Liu, Destini Gamble, Barbara Bultman, Alexis Cook, Leah Babette and Tiffany Rae. 7pm, $10 to attend.
Shop, try on, and hang out at Living Collective’s cute studio in CWE. 5-8pm, RSVP here to attend.
Join one of St. Louis’ newest galleries in welcoming East London design duo Mariana Fantich and Dominic Young, who will present Apex Predator | Darwinian Voodoo for the first time in the U.S. 6-8pm, free to attend.
Ahleuchatistas played a great Tu Fest set, excited to see them (since I very stupidly didn’t go to Tu Fest). Yowie’s last performance for a few months. Demonlover played a rad Prince set at the Halloween show, always stoked to see them. Foam 8pm, $7 to attend.
Shop and view the newest St. Louis-based fashion designer collections at one of the most inspiring places in the city–the production studio of SKIF International on The Hill. 10am-5pm, free to attend.
Long evolving drones and sustained notes, often involving installations of stuffed animals that envelope the performance space. Sounds pretty rad to me. 8pm, tickets starting at $10.
Fortune Teller Bar will celebrate its third anniversary in business. Celebrating with them will be the craft brewery that started it all in St. Louis, Schlafly, who will be announcing the release of a new brew called The Eleventh Labor, an apricot Berlinerweiss. Their draught selection will be completely taken over by Schlafly as well, featuring such specialties as White Lager and Coffee Stout. Party starts at 4pm.
Psych puke, pop, punk, garage. Foam, 8pm, $7 to attend.