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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Amanda Valentine/Margaret Ellis Jewelry

Amanda Valentine/Margaret Ellis Jewelry

If you're a fan of Project Runway you already know that my friend Amanda Valentine came oh-so-close to winning it all with her Fall 2014 collection. So close that the majority of viewers felt her designs should have garnered the grand prize. But Nashville knows a good thing when it sees it. Valentine has really found her point of view as a designer and her voice as one of Music City's creatives. She collaborated with fellow Nashvillian McLaine Richardson, owner of Margaret Ellis Jewelry, to create the Roman Holiday jewelry collection. 

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Pura Vida Vintage

Pura Vida Vintage

How do you feel about handicapped accessibility, self-acceptance, authentically good people, body positivity, vintage clothing, and florals? Have I piqued your interest? Then read on; it's worth your while to get to know Pura Vida Vintage, Nashville's finest vintage clothing shop.

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Sweet Tea Vintage Bridal

Sweet Tea Vintage Bridal

Sweet Tea Vintage Bridal is the embodiment of the great things the current Nashville fashion scene can offer not only it's community but the rest of the country as well. But, more importantly, it's owner embodies the spirit of Music City by being a forward-thinking entrepreneur that hasn't abandoned her sense of responsibility for doing the right thing.

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