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NFW Men's Style Event at the New Dream Nashville Hotel

Nashville Fashion Week to Host Second
Men’s Style Event at the New Dream Nashville Hotel

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Last year Nashville Fashion Week premiered a new Men's Style Event to enthusiastic stylish attendees and we expect even more from year two! The 2nd Nashville Fashion Week Men’s Style Event, presented by Jameson Black Barrel, will take place in the Parlour Bar at the new Dream Nashville Hotel on March 27 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Co-hosts Brian Barry, publisher of Nashville Lifestyles Magazine and Emmanuel LeGrair, founder of The Commonwealth will welcome guests to a stylish evening filled with R & B by soul artist Bentley Caldwell, hot shaves and other services from Scout’s Barbershop, a gift card from Macy’s, delicious bites from Dream and one signature cocktail from Jameson Black Barrel with a cash bar available after that. Levy’s Clothier, recognized by Esquire's Best of Class Gold Standard Men's Specialty Store, and NFW alum designer Eric Adler, who is also our 2015 Nashville Fashion Forward Fund recipient, will host on-site pop-up style presentations for the ultimate shopping experience. Mercedes-Benz Collection will also be on site to share more about their premium monthly subscription service and an exclusive NFW offer (see below for details). A limited number of tickets are available for $30 each at NashvilleFashionWeek.com.

“Scout's Barbershop is excited to be a part of the full sensory experience of Nashville Fashion Week's Men's Event where we'll be offering free neck shaves, beard trims, styles and pomade bar.” - Brooke Allison, Scout’s Barbershop

"Once again, Levy’s is proud to participate in Nashville Fashion Week. We are excited to present the fashion forward designs by the iconic brand Hudson Jeans at the Men's Style Event this year. Levy’s has a lot in common with Hudson. At 164 years, Levy’s is youthful in its mindset and modern in its execution.  We are both about pushing boundaries in our field and we both have the desire and work ethic of being the best in our respective industries."  - David Levy, President of Levy's Clothier of Men and Women

“As always we are thrilled to be a part of Nashville Fashion Week, but we are especially excited to participate this year since the theme of NFW is “BOLD". To be included among such a talented group of designers and fashion influencers is quite an honor.” - Eric Adler Bornhop, Eric Adler Clothing


Mercedes-Benz Collection is the
Presenting Sponsor of the Official NFW VIP Experience

Nashville Fashion Week is thrilled to announce Mercedes-Benz Collection as the presenting sponsor of Nashville Fashion Week's VIP EXPERIENCE!

Mercedes-Benz Collection is a premium subscription service that gives you access to multiple Mercedes-Benz vehicles per month. To learn more and for plan information, pricing and contract terms, visit collection.mbusa.com. For a limited time, friends of Nashville Fashion Week can receive 50% off (value $247.50) the activation fee by entering the promo code ‘NFW2019’ into the Mercedes-Benz Collection app. Offer expires May 31, 2019. 

The ninth annual Nashville Fashion Week will be held April 2-6 in partnership with OZ Arts Nashville. The VIP EXPERIENCE is available to all Runway and All Access Pass holders. Tickets to all Nashville Fashion Week events are now available at NashvilleFashionWeek.comAll proceeds benefit the Nashville Fashion Forward Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.  

Join Us For Our 3rd Annual Influencer Brunch

Join Us For Our 3rd Annual Influencer Brunch at
Ellington’s Mid Way Bar & Grill at The Fairline Hotel 

Wear PINK for a chance to win a Nashville Fashion Week
opening night prize package from Beefeater London Pink Gin

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Brunch and network with our media partner Nashville Lifestyle, EMMA, influencers Nicholas Salvas (@NashvilleStyleGuy), Jasmine Sweet (@Jasmine Katrina) and other local favorites at the third Nashville Fashion Week Influencer Brunch on March 16 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Ellington’s Mid Way Bar & Grill at the Fairline Hotel, 401 Union Street. The Fairlane Hotel is a retro-modern hub that bustles with contagious energy and creative spirit, making it also the perfect fit as our Official NFW Hotel Partner of 2019. Book your special $305 Nashville Fashion Week rate at the Fairline Hotel HERE now with code "NFW".

“Nashville Fashion Week is an important showcase of our great city’s talent and potential. Style and design are integral factors in Nashville’s evolution, and the Fairlane Hotel is honored to be the Official Hotel Partner for this dynamic series.” – Graham Harlin, Director of Sales, Fairlane Hotel

The Influencer Brunch is the ideal occasion to meet new friends and plot your plans for Nashville Fashion Week 2019Wear pink for a chance to win two front row seats to opening night of Nashville Fashion Week, plus a prize package compliments of Beefeater London. Guests will enjoy one drink from Beefeater London Pink Gin, lite bites from Ellington's Mid Way Bar & Grill, goodies from Macy’s, and a photo booth experience to capture the fun.

A limited number of tickets are now on sale for $30. All proceeds benefit the Nashville Fashion Forward Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.


PERJAS MAGAZINE ISSUE 12 TO BENEFIT 

THE NASHVILLE FASHION FORWARD FUND

"Spacecowgirl" On Sale Friday, February 15

PERJUS Issue 12 “Spacecowgirl” is dedicated to and features our dear friend and AMAX Talent model Lydia Touchton. This special edition issue will feature poetry and photographs from a variety of talented writers and photographers from across the globe, including long time Nashville Fashion Week back of house photographer Joule Seventeen, 2016 Nashville Fashion Forward Fund recipient/fashion photographer Brett Warren and the cover image by AMAX Talent model Briggs Rudder. $5 of each issue sold will be donated to the Nashville Fashion Forward Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee from PERJUS in Lydia's honor. Order your limited edition copy HERE this Friday, February 15. Rest in peace sweet girl.


VOLUNTEER, OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER AND MEDIA APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH MARCH 1!

Applications Available Under CONTACT and MEDIA

Feast on Fashion

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FEAST ON FASHION

The countdown has commenced and everything about Nashville Fashion Week 2018 is ELEVATED! Join us Tuesday, April 3 through Saturday, April 7 at OZ Arts Nashville for a style-filled week. Opening night features the crowd favorite Nashville Designer Showcase, followed by the Ready-to-Wear Runway Show on Wednesday, Emerging Designer on Friday and the Finale Runway Show on Saturday night. The new ELEVATED VIP experience, a musical performance and premium food and drink for both guests and crew insure that everyone will experience the best of fashion, food and entertainment during the five-day event produced in partnership with OZ Arts Nashville.

“We are delighted to be partnering with some of the city’s most beloved brands to create a luxe and memorable experience for our guests,” said Nashville Fashion Week managing partners/co-founders Connie Cathcart-Richardson and Marcia Masulla. “Guests that purchase the ELEVATED Access Pass will not only be guaranteed premium seats and an elevated experience, but they will also be supporting our fashion community in a big way. All proceeds from Nashville Fashion Week benefit the Nashville Fashion Forward Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.”

The Nashville Fashion Week All-Access Pass has been upgraded to the ELEVATED Access Pass this year. Patrons will enjoy an engaging experience in a designated area hosted by Nashville Lifestyles Magazine and Bon Vivant with stylish touches from CORT Furniture and FLWR Shop. The $350 ELEVATED Access Pass includes:

        - Experience Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier on Tuesday April 3

        - Eleventy pop-up presented by Oak Hall Nashville on Wednesday, April 4

        - Art Installation presented by OZ Arts Nashville of OZ Arts founder and artist, Cano Ozgener’s, work with a special commemorative

         gift on Saturday, April 7

  • All Nashville Fashion Week ticket holders also receive FREE admission to the Frist Center for the Visual Arts from April 2-14 featuring the Nick Cave: Feat exhibit with proof of purchase. 

KICK OFF THE WEEK WITH ESCONDIDO

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Escondido will be our musical guest during the Nashville Designer Showcase on opening night, Tuesday, April 3. Jessica Maros and Tyler James, both long time Nashville songwriters, recorded their debut album in a single day and released it in 2013 to critical acclaim. The duo's David Lynch approved sound became the soundtrack to multiple films & TV shows including HBO's Girls and led to appearances on TBS’s CONAN and ABC’s Nashville. The band has toured with the likes of Lord Huron, The Lone Bellow, and The Staves, and recently completed their third album with producer Rob Schnapf, known for his work with Elliott Smith, Kurl Vile, and Beck.

“We couldn’t be more excited to wrap our national tour at Nashville Fashion Week this year,” said Escondido artists Jessica Maros and Tyler James. “It has been inspiring to watch the community here grow and thrive over the last decade, and we can't wait to see all the talented designers' hard work on the runway. We are also looking forward to sharing some songs off our new album Warning Bells on opening night."

All guests will have the opportunity to enjoy NFW's curated hospitality progam that includes G CateringMaison Noir Wines and signature drinks made with Tito’s Handmade Vodka by Bar Alliance Nashville. Nashville Fashion Week designers, models, crew and volunteers will be fueled by catering courtesy of Vui's KitchenJuice BarPostmates and coffee from local roaster Red Bicycle.

“G’s Catering is very excited to be a sponsor and partner for these wonderful events for the Nashville Fashion Week,” said Guy Haskins, owner of G Catering. “We are eager to showcase our creativity to Nashville’s fashion industry.” 

All tickets, including the ELEVATED Access Pass, are available for purchase at NashvilleFashionWeek.com. Ticket proceeds benefit the Nashville Fashion Forward Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. For more information about the ELEVATED VIP experience, designers, sponsors, and all other details, visit NashvilleFashionWeek.com.

NASHVILLE FASHION WEEK ANNOUNCES WEDNESDAY NIGHT DESIGNER LINEUP AND PLANS TO HOST OUR FIRST MEN’S STYLE EVENT

Nashville Fashion Week Announces Wednesday Night Designer Lineup and Plans to Host Our First Men’s Style Event

Our eighth annual five-day event will kick off on Tuesday, April 3 with the Nashville Designer Showcase in partnership with OZ Arts Nashville followed by three more nights of runway shows on Wednesday (Ready-to-Wear), Friday (Emerging Designers) and Saturday (Finale) nights; as well as special ELEVATED events, Shop Nashville Week, and Learning Labs throughout the week. The new Men’s Style Event and sold-out Blogger Brunch are designed to generate excitement for the upcoming week of fashion events that showcase many aspects of Nashville’s thriving creative fashion community. More specific details on all events will be announced over the next few weeks.

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The Ready-to-Wear Runway Showcase will feature five diverse designers on Wednesday, April 4 at OZ Arts Nashville from all across the country. 

“I'm really proud to see how progressive, creative, and alive Nashville is and has been for some time! And, of course the Nashville Fashion Forward fund too. I’m very happy to be here debuting AW18 with Nashville Fashion Week and Jamie Nashville. It feels good to be home,” said Julianna Bass, first recipient of the Nashville Fashion Forward Fund in 2011.


JOIN US FOR OUR FIRST MEN'S STYLE EVENT

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The Men’s Style Event is the first men’s fashion-focused event hosted by Nashville Fashion Week. The evening will feature a fashion presentation by Oak Hall Nashville, of Italian brand Eleventy, and an installation by Edward’s Shoes, locally-made men’s custom dress-shoes, on Tuesday, March 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m at 505 Nashville. Co-hosts Brian Barry, publisher of Nashville Lifestyles Magazine and Tim Ozgener, CEO of OZ Arts Nashville will welcome guests to 505, the tallest residential building in Nashville. Guests attending the event will enjoy light bites from Virago, signature drinks created by Bar Alliance Nashville and tastings of Pennington Distilling Co.’s new Davidson Reserve four-grain Tennessee Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Parking will be provided by Parking Management Company. A limited number of tickets are available for $60 each at NashvilleFashionWeek.com.

“Fashion in Nashville is growing, and I love how it combines the old and the new,” said Barry. “Stores likes Levy’s, which is more than 160 years old, are just as ‘well-suited’ to handle Nashville’s menswear needs like newcomers Oak Hall and Alton Lane. There are also so many great fashion industry professionals in this city that we work with at Nashville Lifestyles, and I am fortunate to be able to work with great talents every issue.” 

Tim Ozgener is optimistic about this year’s partnership between Nashville Fashion Week and OZ Arts Nashville. “I’m so glad to be part of this year's Nashville Fashion Week,” said Ozgener. “I have always loved the creative, artistic and FUN aspects of fashion. This event will combine all three for an unforgettable experience.”

Tickets and Elevated Access Passes for the Men’s Style Event, Nashville Designer Showcase, Read-to-Wear Showcase and Emerging Designer Showcase are available for purchase at NashvilleFashionWeek.com. All NFW ticket holders get FREE admission to the Frist Center for the Visual Arts from April 2-14 featuring the Nick Cave: Feat exhibit with proof of purchase. All proceeds benefit the Nashville Fashion Forward Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.