NASHVILLE FASHION WEEK 2012

Wednesday, March 14, 2012



Nashville Fashion Week, you thrill me every year. The clothes, the shows, the sales. This year however, you have made me even happier by allowing me to see VERSACE at my favorite Nashville landmark, The Parthenon! Whats that you say? Thats not all? And Tim Gunn too? Oh I love this big city feel. Time for some Cosmos, girls. Slap on your Manolos and join me. 


The events begin Tuesday, March 20th and wrap up Saturday, the 24th. You can find the complete schedule HERE. Or you can read my rundown for the week: 


TUESDAY MARCH 20th: 
Runway 7pm - 9:30pm
Marathon Music Works - 1402 Clinton St.
Designers: VALENTINE VALENTINE, BY SMITH, T.Rains

OTHER EVENTS:
AFTER PARTY at CITIZEN which is a private club attached to Virago. Only All Access Pass holders and those with Tuesday runway tickets are admitted. Fancy!


KATE SPADE NASHVILLE FASHION WEEK PRE-PARTY!
Save 20% off storewide. If you're feeling spendy, a purchase of $150 or more will get you an invite to an exclusive after party the 24th, with my favorite stylish sweetheart, Tim Gunn


REBECCA MINKOFF TRUNK SHOW AT POSH
Posh of Green Hills will be showcasing beautiful selections from the Rebecca Minkoff spring collection. Any Rebecca Minkoff purchase you make before the 20th will get you a 10% off coupon to use at the show!


IMOGENE + WILLIE JEAN SALE
From 10am - 6pm
10% Off all jean sales storewide
2601 12th Avenue S. 


WEDNESDAY MARCH 21st:
Runway 7pm - 9:30pm
Marathon Music Works - 1402 Clinton St. 
Designers: Eva Franco, Leona, Zang Toi, Wai Ming


OTHER EVENTS: 
NFW DISCOUNTS AT UAL
My Favorite place to find discounted designer pieces in West Nashville, UAL will lure you in with 20% off storewide. 


Fire Finch STYLIST FOR A DAY
Visit Fire Finch to design your own outfit. Outfit photos will be posted on Facebook for others to vote on and the winner will win a $50 gift certificate. In addition, with every purchase, you'll receive a $10 gift certificate for you to use toward your next purchase in April.




THURSDAY MARCH 22nd: 
Runway: 7pm - 9:30pm
Marathon Music Works, 1402 Clinton St.
Designers: AMY.B., BLACK by Maria Silver, Pink Elephants Designs, The Trunk, Tuft, Brittany Blair, Julianna Bass


OTHER EVENTS:
INDUSTRY PANEL: FRIST CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS


"PRODUCING THE GOODS" 10 - 11:30am 
PANELISTS: Natalie Chanin, Otis James, Barry Wishnow. MODERATOR: Carrie Eddmenson, co-owner, Imogene + Willie 


"WHAT MAKES A BRAND?"  1pm - 2:30
PANELISTS: Rose Apodaca, Susie Crippen, Others TBD. MODERATOR: Dr. Dave Gilbert, Owner/Founder Salttt


"Southern Fashion Now" 3pm - 4:30
PANELISTS: Dana Thomas, Matt and Carrie Eddmenson, Phillip Nappi, Jamie Frazier and Hannah Jones. MODERATOR: Libby Callaway, writer, author and media director of Imogene + Willie 


HOUSE OF STELLA TRUNK SHOW FEAT TUFT
Jessica Jones of TUFT will be showcasing pieces from her collection. Enjoy 10% off the entire store. House of Stella will also be spoiling you with Starbucks coffee + cupcakes.






FRIDAY MARCH 23rd:
Runway: 7:30pm - 10pm
The Parthenon, Centennial Park, 2600 West End Ave.
Designers: Versace Collection, White Rabbit by Shea Steele, Katharine Kidd, Red Doll, G-Star


OTHER EVENTS:
GOODBUY GIRLS: DARLA THE OUTLAW TRUCK SHOW
Drinks and snacks will be served up, along with an eyeful of fabulous finds. Visit GBG, Alegria & Moss (all located in the five points collaborative) for a chance to win a gift card redeemable at any one of the three stores. 


THE COSMETIC MARKET: CELEB MAKEUP ARTIST
Book an appointment with a Smashbox celebrity makeup artist. The event begins at noon and lasts until five. Hillsboro Pk location.




SATURDAY MARCH 24th:
Runway: 7:30 - 10pm
The Pinnacle at Symphony Place, 150 3rd Ave. S 
Designers: Randi Rahm, Sylvia Heisel, Jamie and the Jones, Kal Rieman, Magid Bernard


OTHER EVENTS:
STYLE ICON TIM GUNN AT GREEN HILLS MALL!
My favorite fashion sweetheart, Tim Gunn will be introducing the Spring 2012 collections of Juicy Couture, Kate Spade + Lucky Brand Jeans runway style at 1pm, with a Q+A afterward. Spend over $150 at any of the above mentioned stores, and you'll get a professional photo with Tim & a limited edition tote.


VERSACE MEN'S + WOMEN'S TRUNK SHOW HOSTED BY LEVY'S
From 10am to 6pm, Levy's will have representative from Versace on hand to assist you in picking out a fabulous piece (or two). 

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