Aladdin Sane

Aladdin Sane

I wasn't going to write about David Bowie. Not here, anyway; I figured it would just be overkill. There comes a point where too much attention, too much emotion is desensitizing. But there are tangible reasons why so many were moved by his passing. One of my friends wrote on Facebook, "He was more important than the music; he gave us permission to be unusual and be proud of it". Another observed that we mourn not because we knew him, but because he helped us to know ourselves. As someone who is unusual by default and not by choice, those words really resonate with me. 

Read More

Best Looks From NFW Opening Night

Best Looks From NFW Opening Night

By now I hope I've conveyed a sense of what it was like for me to attend Nashville Fashion Week 2014. It's time to shift the focus to the actual fashions that walked the runway. I've found some good quality images of some of the looks I saw that night and created a Pinterest board called Nashville Fashion Week 2014. I thought it might be fun to post a few here and discuss whether or not you would wear them.

Read More

Nashville Fashion Week 2014 Opening Night

Nashville Fashion Week 2014 Opening Night

I want to give you an idea of what it was like to be at Opening Night of Nashville Fashion Week 2014.

Read More

Access To Nashville's Runways

Access To Nashville's Runways

Sometimes access is a privilege. I'm excited that just over a week from now I'll be attending Nashville Fashion Week 2014. NFW has very graciously granted me access to runway shows, after parties, industry panels, and even an opportunity to chat with some of the designers. I have the honor of representing my demographic - women over 40, curvy, and disabled - and sharing my experiences during Fashion Week with you.

Read More