Hats by Dianne Isbell Selling at Kentucky Derby Museum

“Hi, everyone. My name is Dianne Isbell and I am Hats by Dianne,” said Dianne during a recent filming. She’s so excited to be a “featured milliner for the Kentucky Derby Museum. It’s just a wonderful thrill… to have my hats in the shop.” Being able to sell hats there is the ultimate achievement for …

Miran Halen creates Beauty Buzz promo for Neiman Marcus, St. Louis Press Club

Miran Halen is co-chairing this year’s Beauty Buzz for Neiman Marcus and the St. Louis Press Club…and she isn’t wasting any time. She single handedly created a cute promotional video for the Beauty Buzz event that will hopefully get more people excited early on. It only took Halen about 20 minutes along with Phyllis Langsdorf, …

Wauneen Rucker, Crowned Mrs. Missouri 2020 going to Mrs. America 2021 in Las Vegas

Mrs. Wauneen Rucker was crowned Mrs. Missouri in 2020 and now she is getting ready to compete in the Mrs. America 2021 in Las Vegas. She had a photoshoot at the 1904 Pavilion at Forest Park and the weather couldn’t have been any better. She was there with her husband, LaVance Rucker, and Dianne Isbell, …

Virtual Beauty Buzz, St. Louis Press Club, Neiman Marcus – a film by Miran Halen

Virtual Beauty Buzz, by Neiman Marcus and St Louis Press Club, was filmed and produced by Co-chair Miran Halen who went behind the scenes to film and collect clips from others to give us a more in-depth look at what it looks like to put together a Zoom event during a pandemic. By the time …

STL Ballet Kickoff Party at Neiman Marcus

The Saint Louis Ballet held its Spring Gala Kickoff on the 2nd floor of Neiman Marcus in the Plaza Frontenac shopping center in St. Louis. The Spring Gala Kickoff is the pre-party and fundraiser that is held each year before the actual Spring Gala. This year’s Gala was named “An Enchanted Night In The Garden” …

Hottest Black Female Entrepreneurs at The STL Collective Photoshoot, Tower Grove Park

The hottest Black female entrepreneurs in St. Louis, with The STL Collective, gathered at Tower Grove Park for an epic photoshoot by Mena Darre. It was Tuesday morning around 9 AM with a temperature circling around 35 degrees. The overcast made it feel even cooler but that didn’t hinder these woman whatsoever. Helping the woman …

Chi The Model Coaches Black Female Entrepreneurs at photoshoot, Tower Grove Park

Chi the model coached 15 black female entrepreneurs during The STL Collective 2020 Photoshoot with Mena Darre doing the photography at Tower Grove Park, December 8, 2020. It was around 9:00 AM and a chilly 35 degrees when everything got started. Chi, the best modeling and posing coach in St. Louis, teamed up with Mena, …

Saint Louis Fashion Fund Party Photos

These Saint Louis Fashion Fund party photos are all from pre-pandemic events which were highly successful. From fashion competitions to famous names like Karlie Kloss, SLFF attracts and supports everything that has to do with local fashion and manufacturing which benefits us all. Susan Sherman, one of the co-founders of SLFF, is our Anna Wintour …

Fashion retail in St. Louis fighting debt during COVID-19

Written by Lisa Shackelford, May 6, 2020 from MetrowireMedia.com Fashion retailer J. Crew Group Inc., along with subsidiary, Madewell, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this week in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. In an agreement with its lenders, J. Crew will restructure its debt to convert $1.65 billion of debt into equity and …