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September 2009

SLM hosted the 6th annual FEVER Fall Fashion Show, featuring Saks Fifth Avenue, at Plaza Frontenac. The event raised over $36,000 for Autism Speaks. Photographs by Diane Anderson and David Bolen Smith... more

The Butterfly House hosted a fundraiser for conservation efforts featuring live music under the stars and an art auction. Photographs by Diane Anderson. more

A celebration of the 2009 Rams football season kick-off took place at Mandarin Lounge in the Central West End. Photographs by Diane Anderson. more

The streets of downtown Clayton were the site for the 16th annual Saint Louis Art Fair. Photographs by Diane Anderson. more

Thousands gathered at Forest Park to watch the many hot-air balloons glowing against the dark sky. Photographs by Diane Anderson. more

Historic Soulard was the site of an organized pub crawl to raise money and awareness for Angels' Arms. Photographs by Diane Anderson. more

Hundreds of women congregated at the Missouri History Museum to raise money for a new digital mammography van for the Missouri Baptist Breast HealthCare Center and for the opportunity to win a pair ... more

SLM hosted the 6th annual FEVER Fall Fashion Show, featuring Saks Fifth Avenue, at Plaza Frontenac. The event raised over $36,000 for Autism Speaks. Photographs by Diane Anderson and David Bolen Smith... more

A week in the life of the perfectly polished mom. more

Style

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Audrey Hepburn. Cary Grant. Katharine Hepburn. Fred Astaire. Just drop the name and envision each one’s distinctive style—the classic sheath, the Valentino gown, the perfectly cut suit, the man’s trousers cut down for a woman, the elegant ascot. Each defined a paradigm; each was a person who developed a clear sense of self, of style, of what worked, of what wouldn’t be considered. These were the “it” people of their day—and superstars whose fashion looks people still attempt to re-create today. more

Style

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Photograph by Samantha Dittmann

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis more

It was June, which in St. Louis could mean the air felt either sunny and antiseptic or like acrylic quilt batting soaked in swamp water. No one took note. But it has been recorded that the artists bro... more

History

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Illustrations by Greg Betza

An amateur wine enthusiast’s report of facts, figures, opinions, and advice from three weeks spent talking about nothing but wine with a dozen St. Louis oenophiles more

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Photograph by Samantha Dittmann

The St. Louis International Film Festival more

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Photograph by Katherine Bish

It’s the age-old question: Down it or store it? more

Dining

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Photograph by Katherine Bish

In the midst of restaurant closings, this one expands. more

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Photograph by Katherine Bish

A stellar addition to the east Loop more

Restaurant Reviews

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Photograph by Katherine Bish

810 Chestnut Downtown Phone: 314-436-8855 Website: citygardenstl.org Hours: Lunch and dinner, Mon–Sat I believe his exact words were: “How could I say no?” Indeed. Jim Fiala was honored to get the ... more

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Photograph by Samantha Dittmann

Innov8tions in Textiles more

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Photograph by Samantha Dittmann

The Saint Louis Symphony more