Last Minute Gift Ideas

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Otherwise known as the Christmas Crunch. Let's face it. Christmas is next Thursday; Hannukah starts day-after-tomorrow. If you don't have your gift-giving act together by now you'd better focus. I've been talking shopping for a few weeks now, from the Roman Holiday jewelry collection to other Nashville jewelry artisans and Nashville's best small, independently-owned shops. If you're still not done shopping Here are a few ideas for you, both locally and online.

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Three Unique Nashville Jewelry Artisans

Three Unique Nashville Jewelry Artisans

Jewelry; the perfect gift to give that special friend or family member - and an even better gift to receive. Just in time for your holiday shopping, I want to introduce you to three very different, extremely talented local jewelry artisans that are sure to enthrall, enchant, and satisfy all your gift-giving needs. 

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Small Business Saturday Shopping Guide

Small Business Saturday Shopping Guide

Small Business Saturday in Nashville is the best excuse I know to give my holiday business to the boutiques and shops that are redefining fashion and style in Music City. The city is filled with stores that cater to every taste imaginable. There's something for everyone here, so I thought I'd give you a guide of sorts to some of Nashville's most unique shops - just in case you'd like to drop by or visit them online.

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Janska Clothing That Comforts

Janska Clothing That Comforts

Wouldn't it be great if you could find outerwear made right here in the USA that's as comfortable as it is stylish? Let me introduce you to Janska Clothing That Comforts. The premise is simple. Create vibrant, comfortable, disability-friendly clothing using classic lines and lightweight fabrics, and manufacture the entire line in America.  

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Gwynnie Bee

Gwynnie Bee

Have you heard of Gwynnie Bee - the clothing rental company that carries sizes 10-32 and lets you select garments to try for as long as you like? Gwynnie Bee has been on my radar for a while now. The concept of renting clothing for a monthly fee through the mail and then having the opportunity to buy pieces you love would be ideal for me and any woman who has time or transportation constraints. Last month I finally signed up for a 30-day free trial. Here are some of the highlights.

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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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