MSC charity show features Carlinville business

MSC charity show features Carlinville business

ST. LOUIS (April 26, 2018) – My Sister’s Closet is among a group of women’s boutiques in and around the St. Louis area that will be featured in a fashion show fundraiser to be held from 1-3 p.m., Sunday, April 29, at the St. Louis Bridge Center, located at 1270 North Price Road in St. Louis. The show, presented by St. Louis-based shoe company Walking Cradles, presents their spring 2018 line of women’s shoes.

Registration is required, but the event is free and open to the public, with donations suggested. Any online donation of $100 or more gets the donor a VIP front-row seat and one additional door prize ticket. All donations will go to help fund services provided by Lydia’s House, a transitional housing program for abused women and their children in St. Louis.

Carlinville will be represented by local models Elissa Graham and Katie Kirk wearing clothing from My Sister’s Closet. Both have previously modeled shoes for Walking Cradles.

Walking Cradles Creative Director Lisa Schmitz explains the event as “an opportunity for the community to come together for a fun event, while helping support a very worthwhile community cause.”

“We are thrilled to be part of this great charity event empowering women,” said Jennifer Neff, owner of My Sister’s Closet. “As the owner of a women’s and children’s boutique, I have countless memories of helping women feel better about themselves, whether it’s helping them find the perfect gift for a friend or an outfit for a special occasion. Women are the heart of the world!”

Other participating boutiques include Elements Off Main in Columbia; Bad Sister in Columbia; Dimvaloo Activewear in Ladue, Mo.; Cha Boutique in Ladue and Columbia; Fun in the Sun Sports in Kirkwood and Chesterfield, Mo.; Blush Boutique in Kirkwood; Ginger and Mary Ann Boutique in Kirkwood; Silhouette Fine Consignment and Resale in Kirkwood; Never Enough Boutique in Webster Groves, Mo.; Parsimonia Vintage Boutique in St. Louis; Moss Boutique in St. Charles, Mo.; and Two Pink Elephants in O’Fallon, Mo.

St. Louis Vashon High School teacher Erika Johnson has engaged her students to collaborate with this event as a marketing project that focuses on everything local, from planning, participation and presentation to the ultimate goal of giving back to the community that supports the businesses involved. The Vashon students are creating in-class projects using the event to learn how to plan, promote and execute a community event. Johnson and some of the students will attend the event to see the culmination of their efforts in the final production.

There will be two door prizes: a weekend stay at the Ameristar Casino, and a Walking Cradles gift basket that includes a free pair of shoes. In addition, there will be a variety of raffles.

For more information, contact Schmitz at (314) 605-8131 or To register for the show, visit