Fashionable People Worth Knowing

Fashionable People Worth Knowing

Someone recently described me as "well-connected". The world is well aware that people with disabilities exist and Nashville is certainly aware that I exist. The difference between just existing and really living lies in engagement. It is only in engaging others that the disability starts to disappear and the focus shifts to how we can connect as human beings. Only engagement can lead to genuine inclusion. I prefer to think of myself as being connected to some incredibly good people because I had the courage to engage them, and they had the character to reciprocate. Here are some of these extraordinary, fashionable people hanging out with me during Nashville Fashion Week

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What I Wore To Nashville Fashion Week 2015

What I Wore To Nashville Fashion Week 2015

The second week of April Nashville celebrated it's fourth Fashion Week - and, thanks to all of you, I was there to see it all. I have a lot to say about the designers I met, the friends I made, and the runway shows and events. But first we're going to talk about what I wore to the events. This year I had to come up with seven evening and two daytime looks. Fortunately, this year I had a lot of help. Three vintage boutiques, numerous accessory artisans and a gifted tailor saw to it that I looked like a million dollars all week long. Let me show you what I had the honor of wearing to Nashville Fashion Week 2015.

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Pura Vida Vintage Reopens & NFW2015 Explained

Pura Vida Vintage Reopens & NFW2015 Explained

Today is Spashionista's  birthday. Seriously, it's not an April Fool's joke; the blog turns three today. I am very, very proud of several things that Spashionista has accomplished so far. It's safe to say that I've raised awareness of curvy, 50+ women with disabilities. Pura Vida Vintage reopened last week in a new, wheelchair accessible location, and you can expect to see me in lots of Pura Vida Vintage pieces, expertly altered to fit me by Only One Tailoring. In fact, if all goes well, next week you'll see me in vintage from several local shops. Speaking of which, many of you are having trouble finding the links to Nashville Fashion Week. I'll try to simplify it for you in this post

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Accessories As Art Preview

Accessories As Art Preview

The countdown to Nashville Fashion Week continues.  It's my job to share the events and talented creatives that will take over downtown Nashville for the majority of next week. But I'm dying to start talking about my take on NFW as well. After all, we're only nine days away from Opening Night - I know you're all clicking on the links in my posts and the graphic on the sidebar to get me a seat at the events, right? Please take a second to do so if you haven't already. 

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A Day In My Life During Nashville Fashion Week

A Day In My Life During Nashville Fashion Week

It's a little tricky for me to cover all of the runway and trunk shows that take place during Nashville Fashion Week. Here's a little video Clint put together to show you how crazy it's been this week and how I'm approaching this marvelous opportunity.

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