Just a few generations ago, countless dresses and pairs of boots were designed and made in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. Second only to New York in importance, the city was known as a fashion capital that helped dress the nation.
Second only to New York in importance, the city was known as a fashion capital that helped dress the nation. That role has faded over the years, but the St. Louis Fashion Incubator aims to revive the industry.
The non-profit, which provides emerging designers with studio space, a stipend, and mentorship, envisions a hub of local companies designing and producing garments.
Former CEO of architecture and interior design firm Arcturis, Patricia Whitaker believes in that mission and connected her firm with the organization...
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