Weather in Nashville can certainly be fickle. But come November, temperatures have typically plummeted and sunshine is spotty at best, leaving us with the ever-impending question: what to wear?
Nashville boasts a handful of killer events this month, like Crafts & Drafts at the Nashville Farmers’ Market, Music in the Vines at Arrington Vineyards and Sparkle & Twang at the Tennessee State Museum. Whether you are attending one of these fabulous affairs, enjoying drinks with friends on your favorite patio, or merely dining with family on your porch, it’s best to be dressed for style and warmth.
SOCA, on Bandywood Drive, carries a great mix of wardrobe essentials and statement pieces. With the following two looks, we’ve bestowed sophisticated basics with a touch of urban glam by adding a few bold accessories. With a faux fur vest, a cool handbag and a chunky pendant, you can easily turn a black dress or black pants into an event-worthy ensemble.
Gus Mayer remains the go-to retailer in Nashville for couture gowns. But as their collection of affordable fashions has expanded, so has their clientele. So, if you think Gus Mayer is only for dressy dressy, think again and stop by. Both of these layered looks allow you to transition easily from work to play. With these outfits, we’ve kept the the colors neutral, allowing the textured accessories to be the most dynamic features.
Habit is another Bandywood boutique that never fails to impress with its collection of fashionable apparel. Habit is a great place to find designer denim, cashmere sweaters and that perfect layering tee. They also boast a great selection of well-priced jewelry. We are wild for these cool getups that are comfortable, but undeniably chic!
If you have yet to visit Zelda, put it on your must-do list! This eclectic boutique has moved next to Bradford’s and is teeming with colorful fashions designed for long-lasting wear. Decorated with European and American brands you won’t find anywhere else, Zelda is a place to find comfortable basics and sophisticated pieces that carry you through many seasons. These chosen ensembles are the perfect balance of elegance and bohemian, and they give you room to add other cozy accessories, like leggings or vests.
MODA is a hip, 12South boutique that always has a fresh crop of fashionable apparel and accessories. Their inventory is edited and extremely well-chosen, comprised of favorite designers, name brands and local labels. In today’s looks, they’ve blended delicate silks with leather and wool. The results are two knockout ensembles that work for daytime events and evenings out.
Find more great events this month in our Monthly Happenings. And check out the SB Guide for more great boutiques near you!