Changing Perceptions

Changing Perceptions

The outfit, is basic, classic and neutral. That doesn't mean it's frumpy or boring. Neither am I, nor am I brave, lazy, or an opportunist because of my disability. These are perceptions that need to change. This is the year we change Nashville's perceptions about people with disabilities in a big, big way. I'm cooking something up, and I'll tell you all about it right after Nashville Fashion Week. Speaking of which, do you have your all-access pass yet? If not, get it here.

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A Pilgrim's Progress

A Pilgrim's Progress

Not to be confused with the Christian allegory The Pilgrim's Progress. This is my journey, one that I'm thankful to have the opportunity to traverse. Big changes are coming for Spashionista. I value every single one of you that take the time to read and follow on social media. I'm thankful I don't have to go it alone. 

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Gothic Circus

Gothic Circus

I didn't don a costume for Halloween this year. Instead I dressed up for a very special event. It was a dark and stormy night - really, it was - perfect weather for the Gothic Circus sponsored by 12th & Broad and hosted by Abrasive Media.  A celebration of Nashville's growing community of circus artists, the evening's performances included "awe-inspiring aerialists, fire artists, burlesque dancers and graceful acrobatics— blended into narratives, creating a dramatic, sophisticated mash-up of theater, live performances and the body as art." 

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Steampunk'ed

Steampunk'ed

I've always loved the Steampunk aesthetic. The long skirts, fitted jackets, lace-up boots, and headgear have been on my wish list for years now, but I wasn't entirely sure I'd be able to pull it off with my shape and on my budget. 

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Take Your Frump Somewhere Else

Take Your Frump Somewhere Else

Back in June I wrote a guest post called Get Out Of My Space for my new friend Kimmie Jones' blog, That Girl In The Wheelchair. She was good enough to return the favor and give us some insight into her own thoughts on fashion from a disabled perspective.

 

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