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.

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

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... Read more



Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

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. Read more



Photography courtesy of 85 Photo Productions

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. Read more



Photography courtesy of Scott Rovak and the St. Louis Rams

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. Read more


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Photography courtesy of the Missouri State Archives

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. Read more

Fairs and Festivals


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

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. Read more



Danny Ghitis

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




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



Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The venerable Imo’s Pizza ( 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. Read more


Shiseido Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate


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



Alise O’Brien

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

Interior Design


Kevin A. Roberts

David Kent Richardson offers a variety of acquisitions. Read more


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 Read more



Alise O’Brien

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

Interior Design


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

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. Read more


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... Read more

Think Again

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Courtesy of the Lawrence Group, Jamieson Design

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



Stephanie Pfriender Stylander

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