Saint Louis Fashion Fund Pool Party

Event Production ︎ Creative Direction

Saint Louis Fashion Fund

Production + Creative Direction + Co-Host

Phyllis Langsdorf, Tamyka Perine, Erin Vlasaty


For over five years, I’ve worked with the Saint Louis Fashion Fund, an area nonprofit committed to reimagining and reinvigorating the business of fashion in St. Louis (formerly, the second biggest garment district after New York), and providing resources for aspiring and emerging designers through education, events, and programming. As the youngest member on the Board - which boasts some of the Midwest + NYC’s most influential leaders in fashion, finance, and business - I have led several initiatives to expand the mission of the Fund with a goal to ensure that the organization remains diverse, inclusive, and relevant to young and vibrant St. Louis creatives.


Last summer, eager to generate buzz surrounding the Saint Louis Fashion Fund’s 5th anniversary, I produced and chaired an event that kicked off the anniversary series (which culminated in a VOGUE- featured gala) and was held at STL’s newest premier rooftop: The Last Hotel.

The pool party, which hosted 150 up-and-coming young creatives, raised funds for St. Louis Fashion Fund’s education outreach, and was created in partnership with several local vendors and national sponsors, like Brooklyn Brewery, and was lauded as “the event of the summer.”

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