New York fashion designer Alvin Valley, known as the King of Pants, is coming to Haven Home & Garden, 333 East Short Street, to fit and tailor his fall line of pants for customers.
A trunk show featuring his designs will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, with cocktails from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday and noon to 4 p.m. Friday .
The store will offer 15 percent off discounts on furniture, accessories and lighting, and 20 percent off on custom orders.
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▪ Whether you’re looking for an original piece of art or just feel like hanging out at one of Kentucky’s biggest fall festivals, you might want to head to Louisville this weekend for the St. James Court Art Fair.
The juried art show features more than 700 exhibitors, offering glassware, jewelry, prints, pottery and metalwork. Booths are set among the Victorian homes and tree-lined streets of the Old Louisville historic district on St. James and Belgravia courts, and South Third and Fourth streets.
Among the exhibitors will be self-taught artist Shawn Bungo of Knoxville, who produces colorful glass doorknobs, cabinet knobs, jewelry and night lights inspired by the sea. Stylized shapes of jellyfish, sea anemones and sand worms float in his graceful designs.
Ronald Jasin of Louisville creates dynamic art prints, including this year’s official Kentucky Derby poster. Pieces include an art print of a cat robot shooting lightning bolts from his eyes, and fun silkscreen prints of the Louisville neighborhoods Butchertown and Germantown.
Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday Admission is free. Stjamescourtartshow.com.
▪ Keeneland opens its fall meet with a visit from New York-based milliner Christine A. Moore for trunk shows and designer appearances, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Her fall and spring collections will be available at Milliner’s Corner and in the gift shop. Moore is a regular visitor to Keeneland and is the official milliner for the Breeders’ Cup.
▪ Fable + Flame, the home décor and accessories store, has moved downtown to 157A North Broadway, next to the Lexington Opera House. Parking is available behind the shop via Saunier Street.
▪ Dry Goods, a boutique offering contemporary women’s clothing and accessories, has opened its first Kentucky store at Fayette Mall. Another store is planned to open at Mall St. Matthews in Louisville.
Harriett Hendren: 859-231-3175