Your list of summer must-haves from Colonial Marketplace

Whether you’re looking for the perfect summer dress or a tasty summer dish, Colonial Marketplace is the perfect place to usher in the new season.

Colonial Marketplace is not only a boutique shopping and dining destination, but it’s also home to a top hair salon, a blow dry bar, wellness centers, and unique locally owned boutiques that are perfect for getting ready for the new season.

The owners of several popular spots in the marketplace shared some summer must-haves. 

Marmi Shoes: Seko, $150

About the business: Marmi and Wolff Shoe are family businesses that have been around for more than 100 years and are currently in fourth-generation leadership, so they know a thing (or two) about shoes. As an organization, Marmi is a tight-knit group of people yearning to elevate smart design and small details to achieve the perfect fit.

The Normal Brand: Waffle Stitch Polo

About the business: Jimmy Sansone founded The Normal Brand in 2015 and was joined shortly thereafter by brothers Conrad and Lan. The brand emerged from a personal need and evolved into a desire to revolutionize everyday apparel. When Jimmy couldn’t find a “normal” shirt for himself, he set out to make one—the first Normal shirt. The brand’s mantra: making better clothes for your Normal.

The Pasta House Co.Famous Pasta House Co. salad

About the business: Joe Fresta, the late John P. Ferrara, and the late J. Kim Tucci founded The Pasta House Co. in 1974. The mission from the very beginning has always been to be the very best family-friendly Italian restaurant and to provide exceptional food at fair prices with excellent service in a friendly and clean atmosphere.

NEUAGE Health + WellnessTestosterone & Hormone Replacement Therapy

About the business: NEUAGE has positioned itself as a cutting-edge wellness clinic specializing in not just hormone therapy but also medical weight loss, vitamin injections, peptide therapy, and several other services aimed at rejuvenation and quality of life. It stands apart with extremely high standards, exceptional customer service, and catered treatment plans built around individualized goals for both men and women.

Dominic Michael Salon: Kerastase Serum Chroma Thermique Anti Frizz and Heat Protectant

About the business: Owner Dominic Bertani started his business because of his love of the craft of hair cutting and styling, and because he loves working with people. The Dominic Michael Salon offers hair, skin, and nail services. Guests can also book the salon’s services for weddings and special events.

IV Nutrition: The Absolute Athlete IV Drip is ideal for summer. It includes a full liter of hydration and nutrients that helps with muscle support, inflammation, and recovery.

About the business: IV Nutrition is a wellness organization focused on facilitating optimal health and wellness. Derek and Kelly Betz founded the company after going through their own health journey. After finding the benefits of IV therapy, they created IV Nutrition to share their knowledge and story to better health. IV Nutrient therapy delivers vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients directly to the body to help optimize health and wellness on a foundational level.

Ivy Hill Boutique: A printed midi or maxi dress—have fun with your style!

About the business: Ivy Hill Boutique offers fun and bold clothing, jewelry, handbags, accessories, and gifts at a variety of price points. It was Hillary Dutcher’s goal to bring unique items from designers all over the world to St. Louis. After originally opening Ivy Hill in 2008 in Columbus, Ohio, Dutcher moved to St. Louis a short year later. Ivy Hill found its new home in the Central West End, then another new home in Ladue, where it is now.

Colonial Marketplace is a storied shopping center with a unique mix of restaurants, boutiques, services, and office spaces located on Ladue Road. The center services the downtown Clayton business district, where there’s a daytime population of more than 80,000.

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