Fashion For A Fraction Fall 2014

Fashion For A Fraction Fall 2014

Nashville has many wonderful boutiques filled with the latest styles from the nation's top designers. Some of them are physically inaccessible (at least for now. I'm working on changing that) and some of them are beyond my budget. Fortunately, twice a year the Nashville Scene - Music City's finest weekly publication - sponsors Fashion for a Fraction, an event that gives area boutiques the opportunity to come together in a common location and clear out their seasonal clothing. 

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Couture For A Cause

Couture For A Cause

In my travels around Nashville I'm increasingly coming in contact with wonderful creatives and entrepreneurs who are so passionate about what they're doing they can't help but be successful. Take Patricia Apple, founder of Couture for a Cause. She had a vision for a nonprofit resale boutique where donors select a local nonprofit that benefits from the sale of their donated, high-end clothing. Shoppers them have the opportunity to buy on trend pieces for a fraction of retail prices while helping charities in Nashville.

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Anjolee Fine Jewelry

Anjolee Fine Jewelry

Hey ladies, how about a little bling talk? I was recently contacted by fine jewelry manufacturer Anjolee. They wanted to know if I'd be interested in reviewing one of their exquisite rings. Did I mention I'd get to keep the piece I chose? Can you guess what my answer was?

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Woodland Street Date Night

Woodland Street Date Night

I'm having a grand time exploring new neighborhoods in Nashville. There are many areas that have been in dire need of some TLC and sense of community. One of these areas is East Nashville. Some of Music City's most creative entrepreneurs have transformed this neighborhood into a vibrant, thriving area filled with shops, boutiques, and restaurants. 

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Fostering Rhoda With Style

Fostering Rhoda With Style

It's been a few weeks since I've talked about Rhoda. Those of you that have kept up with her story know that, thanks to a wonderful foster who did a magnificent job, all eight of her puppies have gone to their forever homes. But circumstances required a different foster to see Rhoda through her treatments so my better half and I stepped up to take over.

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eShakti and Owen Bradley Park

eShakti and Owen Bradley Park

If you read a lot of fashion blogs you've probably heard of eShakti, the clothing company the carries sizes 0-36W and will customize their garments to your measurements. I was thrilled when they contacted me to choose a dress and write a review because I've never owned a made-to-measure garment and was curious to see if it would meet my expectations. It didn't; it far exceeded them. Take a look.

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Pura Vida Vintage

Pura Vida Vintage

How do you feel about handicapped accessibility, self-acceptance, authentically good people, body positivity, vintage clothing, and florals? Have I piqued your interest? Then read on; it's worth your while to get to know Pura Vida Vintage, Nashville's finest vintage clothing shop.

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Music City Trunk Tee

Music City Trunk Tee

I love Trunk. I really do. Nashville's premier clothing truck (think boutique on wheels) is one of my favorite Music City clothing spots. I love it so much I'm going to do a big feature on it in the near future. But, just like last week's post, today it's all about the tee.

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Valentine Valentine Tee

Valentine Valentine Tee

It's been another busy week. There are some really exciting things happening, and even more waiting in the wings for the near future. This week I was honored to be interviewed by 40+Style. Read all about How to have fun with fashion and look stylish in a wheelchair – a style interview with AliciaI bought this gorgeous Valentine Valentine Tee from Amanda herself back in April. It's such a distinctive design that I couldn't resist it.

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