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September 2014

SLM September 2014 Cover

St. Louis Magazine’s September issue is out now, and it highlights this fall’s must-have looks. Check out a stunning portfolio that features the season’s latest trends. Also inside: our annual fall arts guide, an in-depth look at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, and a conversation with St. Louis Symphony music director David Robertson.

Click here for this issue's Table of Contents.

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

From the Editor: Ready For Takeoff

As I sit down to write this, my wife is stuck on a layover on her way back to Lambert–St. Louis International Airport. Like much of St. Louis, we have a complicated relationship with the place... more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:20 PM News

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The St. Louis Lady Arm Wrestlers Flex Their Muscles

The grunting and groaning gals of the St. Louis Lady Arm Wrestlers are more than a bunch of weekend warriors, explains group founder Elizabeth VanWinkle. The next bout is set for October 11 at the Way Out Club. more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:20 PM Sports

Photography courtesy of 85 Photo Productions

St. Louis Native Invents SpikeBoarding, a New Endurance Sport

Looking for a full-body burn, Clayton High School graduate Enrique Cubillo returned to a childhood favorite—the skateboard. He wanted to take a piece of equipment known for daredevil tricks and turn it into an endurance machine. more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:20 PM Sports

Tavon Austin

Photography courtesy of Scott Rovak and the St. Louis Rams

Rams to Watch

The St. Louis Rams’ last winning season was in 2003. Could this be the year the team breaks the streak? Coach Jeff Fisher and general manager Les Snead are entering their third season in charge and have been busy stockpiling young talent. more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:19 PM Sports

Photography courtesy of the Missouri State Archives

The City's Newest Festival: St. Louis World’s Fare

There’s a new festival coming to Forest Park, and it’s a big one. The inaugural St. Louis World’s Fare, to be held September 12, 13, and 14, is a tribute to the original St. Louis World’s Fair of 1904. Here’s a rundown, by the numbers. more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:19 PM Fairs and Festivals

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Marcus Bautista is St. Louis’ Biggest Lebowski Fan

The Big Lebowski found little success at the box office, but its outsize characters and witty dialogue eventually won the slacker comedy an army of superfans, known as Achievers. They gather annually at Lebowski Fest in Louisville, Kentucky. more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:19 PM News 3 Comments

Danny Ghitis

Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn: An Artful Life

Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn is the curator where art, fashion, and pop culture collide. more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:18 PM Style

KCD

Julie Mannion: The Director

Julie Mannion is the woman behind some of the biggest fashion events in the world. more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:18 PM Style

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

What It's Like to Deliver Imo's Pizza

The venerable Imo’s Pizza (imospizza.com) turned 50 this year. To get the inside dish on the House of Provel, we tracked down Imo’s manager and delivery driver Charles “Dutch” Guidici, who has been with the company for 27 years. more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:18 PM Dining News

Shiseido

Facing the Future

Innovation is the name of the game for this fall's beauty trends. more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:17 PM Style

Alise O’Brien

First View: John Burroughs School

John Burroughs School unveils its 18-month campus transformation more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:17 PM Interior Design

Kevin A. Roberts

King of the Hill

David Kent Richardson offers a variety of acquisitions. more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:17 PM Home

Now Open: St. Louis Antique Show & Sale

Years ago, it was fairly common in St. Louis to find antiques shows that hawked unique finds from fine furniture to folk art, fanciful textiles to Tiffany jewels. Those shows are more rare nowadays, so this month provides a chance to revisit the past more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:17 PM Home

Alise O’Brien

Interior Design: Suite Dreams

Yards of velvet, a touch of tulle, and a bit of Brit result in a bedroom fit for a young royal. more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:16 PM Interior Design

Cedric Thomas and other clients help Deb LeMoine prepare a meal.

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

A Place of Their Own

The scene at Epworth Children & Family Services’ new drop-in center in Normandy is chaotic. The cacophonous noise level eliminates the possibility of hearing what any one person is saying, but in sum, it’s a joyful racket, flecked with laughter. more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:16 PM News

Gateway to the Wild West

Get ready to taste some political red meat. Missouri’s Republican-dominated state legislature is about to do something it has rarely done in the state’s post-rational era... more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:16 PM Think Again

Stephanie Pfriender Stylander

Fall Fashion 2014: A Magnificent Illusion

This fall’s looks feature metallics, jewel tones, and more. more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:15 PM Fashion Portfolios 1 Comments

Courtesy of the Lawrence Group, Jamieson Design

House of Jazz: Jazz at the Bistro

Jazz at the Bistro’s new world-class space more »

Aug 22, 2014 12:15 PM Arts