Tower Grove Pride presented its third-annual Beach Party at the Missouri Botanical Garden's Climatron (4344 Shaw Blvd) where participants ditched their winter layers and enjoyed the balmy 85 degrees for the afternoon. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times
Couture gowns made of flowers? No, it wasn't a Project Runway challenge. On August 8, 2014, the Missouri Botanical Garden hosted "Savage Botanicals," a high-fashion show with unique designs inspired by the legendary Alexander McQueen.