• Fashion & Shopping

    A guide to shopping in St. Louis

    All Along Cherokee FASHION DESIGNER BRANDIN VAUGHN ON CULTURE, COFFEE SHOPS, AND CLOTHES In 2018, fashion designer Brandin Vaughn opened his shop, Brandin Vaughn Collection, on Cherokee Street. He loves the vibrant  art and community that he’s found there, so much so that Vaughn is serving as the chair of the Cherokee Street Community Improvement District’s board of directors, a group that’s working to help make the area a great place for residents, entrepreneurs, and visitors. What do you love about the area? It reminds me of the neighborhood I grew up in as a child. It’s a grassroots business  

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  • Handbags and luggages

    Louis Vuitton: from suitcases to high fashion | Culture | Arts, music and lifestyle reporting from Germany | DW

    In 1835, a 14-year-old boy named Louis Vuitton left his village in the Jura Mountains in eastern France against his father’s wishes and set off for Paris — on foot. Hailing from a humble background, Vuitton took on odd jobs along the way before finally arriving in the French capital aged 16. Born on August 4, 1821, little could this teen have imagined then that the journey would herald the start of a stellar career, and a global empire that endures two centuries later. He first worked as an apprentice to the respected suitcase-maker Romain Marechal. Vuitton quickly proved his  

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  • Handbags and luggages

    $12.7 million in counterfeit Cialis pills, Louis Vuitton bags, and Chanel sunglasses seized at Southern California ports area

    More than 47,000 counterfeit Cialis pills and 10,117 fake pieces of designer clothing and footwear – with an estimated value of $12.7 million-plus – were seized at the Los Angeles-Long Beach ports area, officials announced Monday, June 21. The clothing items bore Christian Dior, Versace, Gucci, Givenchy, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Nike Air and Swoosh designs and was part of a shipment from China, said Jaime Ruiz, a spokesman for U.S Customs and Border Protection. The haul included handbags, shoes and sunglasses. The merchandise’s estimated value is based on suggested retail prices by the manufacturers, Ruiz said. Border Protection officers and  

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  • Dress and Skirts

    Louis Vuitton’s Virgil Abloh showcases men in dresses and skirts | Virgil Abloh

    Virgil Abloh makes the case for dresses and skirts for men in the latest Louis Vuitton collection. The poetic film for its spring summer collection, Amen Break, features a starry cast including Saul Williams, Goldie and the Wu-Tang Clan’s GZA, plus models in pleated skirts, white dresses, miniskirts, tiered puff dresses and long dress-like coats that are cinched at the waist. In the show notes, the designer calls for an end to ideas of male and female in favour of a “human” approach to dressing. “Antiquated ideals like dress codes and gender fade away in favour of a universal call  

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  • Handbags and luggages

    Louis Vuitton Echo Is A Tracker For Your Very Expensive Luggage

    Louis Vuitton is a company known by many to be a fashion house that sells all kinds of fashion products, such as watches, wallets, handbags, belts, and even luggages that are insanely expensive, at least to the average consumer. However what if you wanted a way to keep track of your expensive Louis Vuitton branded luggage? While there are trackers out there already available, such as Trackr, the company actually created their own dubbed the Louis Vuitton Echo. This is actually not the first time we’ve heard about this because earlier this year, a sighting at the FCC revealed  

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  • wedding

    Owners vow to rebuild after fire destroys wedding venue in Columbia, Illinois | St. Louis News Headlines

    COLUMBIA, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A wedding venue was destroyed by a fire in Columbia, Illinois Sunday morning. The fire broke out at the Sugar Spring Ranch, which is located in the 1300 block of Centerville Road. Sugar Spring Ranch told News 4 the fire started around 2:30 a.m. Nobody was injured but the building completely burned to the ground. Greg and Melinda Meyers are owners of Sugar Spring Ranch. “And to wake up the next morning and it’s totally gone. It’s devastating,” said Melinda Meyer. The place just opened in January of this year and was almost booked solid through  

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  • Stylish

    Fashion Kings BTS Announced as the Newest Louis Vuitton Ambassadors

    BTS made a stylish statement at the Grammys last month when they turned up in custom Louis Vuitton suits – now it turns out they may have been making a not-so-subtle announcement as well. The pop superstars were officially introduced Thursday as the latest house ambassadors for Louis Vuitton. As part of the new partnership, Jungkook, J-Hope, V, RM, Jin, Suga and Jimin will be teaming up with the French fashion house on a number of special projects and are expected to be outfitted in LV in upcoming performances and appearances. More from Rolling Stone In a press release announcing  

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