THE FASHION LAB
2013     2012     2011

A Fusion of Fashion and Art

St. Louis Film Festival - Fashion Reels

November 4-24, 2013

Undressing the Queen

A Panel Discussion Exploring the Archetypes of the Queen in Fashion

Stephanie Liner

Sinéad Lawlor

The Fashion Lab Launch

Seth Papac

Nancy Kranzberg

Fashion and Art in St. Louis, St. Louis Public Radio

The Fashion Lab explores the craft of fashion, the art of fashion and the art that references fashion by presenting five to six events annually. These events – exhibitions, lectures, trunk shows, etc. – will be presented by Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design and in partnership with other organizations such as Saks Fifth Avenue and Washington University of St. Louis’ Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Members will receive exclusive invitations to previews of the events or event related dinners/ cocktail parties.

Click to view Calendar of 2013 Events, and 2013 Fashion Lab News and Coverage, and Membership Levels

   

CALENDAR OF EVENTS - 2013

January 16: Kick-off the Third Year of the Fashion Lab! Join fashion insiders for a cocktail reception amidst the wondrous wearable art in the exhibition CLASP. CLASP artist Seth Papac and designer Anjali Kamra will present some of their best work – on sale for one night only! Learn more about the Launch here >>

May 10 : ARTrageous Dotted Ball [Palladium Saint Louis] Join Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design on Friday, May 10 from 6-11pm for the ARTrageous Dotted Ball! View images from the event >>

August 2-25: Exhibition: Sinéad Lawlor [Grand Center] Sinéad Lawlor is a Fashion Designer, Parson's Graduate, from New York City. Opening Reception: Friday, August 2, 6-9pm.
Trunk Show with Sinéad: Friday, August 2, 6-9pm and Saturday, August 3, 11am-3pm

September 6-January 2014: Exhibition: Stephanie Liner [Grand Center] Stephanie Liner’s creates large orbs and beautifully upholstered egg shaped sculptures with windows that allow the view to peer inside the structure to discover a beautiful girl trapped inside. Opening Reception: September 6, 5-9pm

September 7, 2013: Artist Talk by Stephanie Liner, 2pm in the Grand Center Gallery.

October 19, 2013: Undressing the Queen, A Panel Discussion Exploring the Archetypes of the Queen in Fashion,
1-2pm in the Steinberg Auditorium, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University 
Co-hosted by World Chess Hall of Fame, Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design Fashion Lab, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, and the Women's Society of Washington University


November 16-23, 2013: Fashion Reels, in partnership with Cinema St. Louis, 5 exciting fashion movie events.
                                      Sat Nov 16        1:15pm Material Success with director Jessie Mann
                                      Sun Nov 17       1:00pm To Catch a Thief with Susan Claassen as Edith Head
                                      Mon Nov 18      12:00pm Doc Shorts: Fashion with stars and directors
                                                             1:45pm The Tents with a panel discussion with Deborah Bass & Elizabeth Tucker
                                      Sat Nov23        4:00pm Versailles ’73 with director Deborah Reilly Draper and producer Michael Draper

FASHION LAB NEWS AND COVERAGE

Review: Liner's exhibit encapsulates women in upholstered eggs, St. Louis Beacon, September 30, 2013
Craft Alliance teacher Qun Lui is a finalist in Project Design! STLFW’s Emerging Designer Contest, STLFW.com, September 2013
Craft Alliance’s Fashion Lab Presents Stephanie Liner: Mementos Of A Doomed Construct, Alive Magazine, September 2, 2013
Fashion and Art in St. Louis, St. Louis Public Radio, June 7, 2013
STL Personalities - Job Envy: Saskya Emmink-Byron, by Jennifer Dulin Wiley, Alive Magazine, March 1, 2013
Saskya Emmink-Byron, Craft Alliance and Fashion Lab, StyleBuzzSocial, January 10, 2013

FASHION LAB - Membership Levels

Haute Couture Member       $1,000*
Benefits:

  • CA membership
  • Exclusive invitations to private dinners (for you and a guest) with Fashion Lab guests
  • Invitation to cocktail receptions with exhibiting artists, designers and other Fashion Lab special guests
  • Invitation to pre-Yarn cocktail receptions
  • Preferred seating at all Fashion Lab events
  • Previews of special Craft Alliance exhibits
  • Fashion Lab t-shirt
  • Exclusive Gift

Couture Circle                                  $500**
Benefits:

  • CA membership
  • Invitation to cocktail receptions with exhibiting artists, designers and other Fashion Lab special guests
  • Invitation to pre-Yarn cocktail receptions
  • Previews of special Craft Alliance exhibits
  • Fashion Lab t-shirt

Prêt-A-Porter                                    $250
Benefits:

  • Invitation to pre-Yarn cocktail receptions
  • Previews of special Craft Alliance exhibits
  • Preferred seating at all Fashion Lab events
  • Fashion Lab t-shirt

Runway (for the 30 and under crowd)  $100
Benefits:

  • Invitation to pre-Yarn cocktail receptions
  • Previews of special exhibits
  • Fashion Lab t-shirt

Off the Rack (students)                     $50
Benefits:

  • Previews of special exhibits
  • Fashion Lab e-blast: be the first to find out about upcoming events
  • Fashion Lab t-shirt


                      * $500 is tax deductible
                    **  $250 is tax deductible

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