Amanda Valentine: Bond Villain Badass

Amanda Valentine: Bond Villain Badass

I  never pass up an opportunity to wear Amanda Valentine - and neither should you. When I wore this outfit to a party and my friend Andrew Clancey told me I looked like a Bond villain I knew it needed to be photographed.

I'm also giving away two tickets to see the Vagina Monologues benefitting Act Like a GRRRL at City Winery!

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What I Wore to Nashville Fashion Week 2017

What I Wore to Nashville Fashion Week 2017

It's been an eventful year so far. If you've been following me on social media you know that I've spent the bulk of the last four months having a lot of damage to my eyes fixed by the amazing staff at Toyos Clinic. More on that - because it has forever changed my life for the better - soon. This time it's all about how to look fabulous for all six days of Nashville Fashion Week 2017 without breaking the bank to do it.

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Elegant Ladies Spring Into Fashion Show

Elegant Ladies Spring Into Fashion Show

We all know that Nashville fashion encompasses so much more than five days in April. The 5th annual Elegant Ladies Spring Into Fashion Show took place last night at Rocketown. Elegant Ladies Foundation is a local non-profit whose mission includes assisting  three deserving Tennessee high school graduating seniors with  preparation from high school to college. Here are some highlights from the evening.

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The Good We Can Do

The Good We Can Do

This world could use our help, dont'cha think? 

Tiny But Mighty is a non-profit that raises money to help homeless animals in Nashville, Tn. Instead of focusing on heart-wrenching sadness the annual fundraiser uses light-hearted humor to solicit donations for the Nashville Humane Association. Area pets are "arrested" for various crimes, pose for mugshots and hope to "make bail" (the minimum contribution in their name).

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Fashion Is For Every Body: We Did It

Fashion Is For Every Body: We Did It

If you're reading this you probably know that I spend a lot of my time swimming upstream and contradicting stereotypes. I've been called fiesty, firey, bitchy, stubborn, ballsy, badass, leader and queen (among other things). Last week I got to add co-founder, co-producer and runway model for Nashville's first inclusive fashion show to the mix.

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O'More Fashion Show 2016

O'More Fashion Show 2016

Connie Richardson, co-founder of Nashville Fashion Week, often reminds us that, "Nashville Fashion is more than just a week." So, before I show you any more of NFW2016 (and there are still scores of looks from gifted designers to peruse) I want you to see the kind of talent coming from Nashville's prestigious O'More college of design. This year they held their annual fashion show in a hanger at John C Tune airport - on my birthday. Talk about a party.

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