To help plan their perfect day, couples-to-be can call on Maureen Renée Events, a new luxury wedding and event design firm in Clayton. The business was founded by St. Louis native Maureen Renée, who has been featured in publications like Brides magazine and Martha Stewart Living. She specializes in local and destination weddings and offers social and corporate event planning as well.
Naturally Inspired Gifts has popped up on the downtown Kirkwood retail scene. Owner Donna Overy’s offerings include personalized baskets, gourmet goods, clothing, books, soaps, housewares, jewelry and other giftable items. Baskets can be customized for any holiday, theme or giving occasion.
Steady growth is the reason behind Chrissy Fogerty and Jon Keating’s new, larger Fauxgerty women’s clothing store in Lafayette Square. The shop recently relocated from its spot in the Central West End. Fauxgerty specializes in garments that are ethical, sustainable and suitable for a variety of body types. The company’s name was inspired by its first collection, a line of faux leather motorcycle jackets.
Creve Coeur Camera announced this summer that it would shutter its retail operations after four decades of serving photographers. Owned by Stephen Weiss, the business is reinventing itself as the St. Louis School of Imaging, offering classes and other educational programs at the company’s main building on Olive Boulevard. Its other properties already have closed their doors.
sporting a look
Puma Outlets recently cut the ribbon on a 5,000-square-foot location at St. Louis Premium Outlets in Chesterfield, selling athletic footwear, accessories and clothing. The store’s active fashion labels include Alexander McQueen and Mihara Yasuhiro. Even motorsports and sailing aficionados can find gear to fit their needs.
The Mister Guy men’s and women’s clothing shops are moving to occupy adjacent storefronts in Ladue. Mister Guy Women’s will move next door to 9811 Clayton Road, and the Mister Guy Men’s store will move to 9817. They will offer special combined shopping events, promotions and more.