Boundless 2018

Boundless 2018

Tickets for Boundless 2018, Nashville's only truly inclusive fashion runway show, are officially on sale! This event is the culmination of everything I work for as Executive Director of Fashion is for Every Body. C'mon out and celebrate the Transformative Power of Fashion with me. I promise you'll have a great time! I also had the privilege of being interviewed by Kristen Chapman Gibbons on abrasive Media's blog about what inspired my interest in fashion, where it's taken me and why I want everyone to experience the gift it has given me. It's a far cry from the curated li(f)e that bloggers are encouraged to represent. 

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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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Tiny But Mighty 2017

Tiny But Mighty 2017

As we enter the season of giving it can certainly feel like we're being bombarded for benevolence from every direction.  Add to that the stress of Thanksgiving and the panic of holiday shopping and supporting the causes we really value gets lost in the shuffle. Which is why Tiny But Mighty wants you to see happy pets posing for mug shots to raise funds to support animals that truly need help. If you want to stop seeing posts and commercials about abused, emaciated animals -and I do - you have to donate to campaigns like this featuring happy ones like Penny Lane. 

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Boundless

Boundless

Remember Fashion is for Every Body's runway show last year? Well, it's back in a bigger, better, even more inclusive iteration called Boundless. This year, Fashion is for Every Body is partnering with Empower Tennessee, a local organization promote opportunities for people with disabilities to strive for greater independence, to produce the show. Pre-sale, discounted tickets are available for a limited time. One of our models used the confidence she gained from being a part of Fashion is for Every Body to speak out against a social injustice at her own high school. Read Ashley's story in her own words.

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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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