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At StyleBlueprint, we partnered with only the best businesses in town to create our SB Guide. It’s filled with everything you’d like to know as a local or as a tourist or as a lover of the South! From the best jewelry to the best gifts to the home resources, we’ve got you covered. Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best in fashion and beauty in the South. Intrigued? You’ve got to download our SB App so that you have the best of the best at your fingertips…

The Best of Fashion and Beauty in the South

Ceri Hoover

2905 12th Ave. South, #105, Nashville, TN 3720
Hours: Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Founded in 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee, Ceri Hoover is a premium leather accessories company offering one-of-a-kind shoes and handbags. Using materials sourced from the world’s top purveyors, this socially-conscious brand employs American artisans to handcraft all of their products to the specifications of their namesake founder and creative director. Ceri Hoover bags are defined by exquisite quality, detailing and design. They are available in over 150 boutiques across the United States, in Anthropologie stores, and at cerihoover.com.

Gorgeous fabrics, soft leather, and even jewelry and perfumes to be found at Ceri Hoover.

Gabrielle Friedman Jewelry

Inspired by her hometown of Cape Town, South Africa, Gabrielle Friedman creates her own version of fine jewelry that possesses both organic and sophisticated beauty. The contrast of metal, cracked and creviced, alongside sparkling white, black, champagne and cognac diamonds creates the signature look of Gabrielle Friedman Jewelry. Constantly challenging the boundaries between classic and modern, edgy and organic, understated and unforgettable, Gabrielle hand-crafts each piece to ensure no two will ever be alike. From her studio in Nashville, Tennessee she creates remarkable necklaces, earrings, cuffs and rings using heat and wax techniques for metals and incorporates 18k gold, sterling silver, diamonds and precious stones to create a look that is unique to Gabrielle Friedman Jewelry.

Have a family heirloom stone that needs a fresh look? Gabrielle Friedman creates custom designs that will update and repurpose any jewel in your collection!

Gus Mayer

2132 Green Hills Village Drive, Nashville, TN 37215
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, by appointment only

Gus Mayer is known for their customer service to provide you the best in women’s fashion. Treating you as a valued friend, they will consult  you on how to attain the perfect look to complement your personal style. Their large selection includes evening and cocktail dresses,  a luxurious collection of furs and so much more. We are huge fans of the accessories which are both fresh and fabulous! These all-important extras – including local jewelry, scarves, hats, handbags and more – make you a scene-stealer and have a surprisingly varied price range.

Gus Mayer’s extensive selection of evening-wear will ensure you’re dressed to the nines at your next black tie event!

Johnston and Murphy

4017 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37215 • (615) 279-9485
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.

1800 Galleria Blvd. Franklin, TN 37067 • (615) 771-9945
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.

1415 Murfreesboro Road, Nashville, TN 37217 • (615) 367-4443
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

With their dedication to quality and products that have a timeless appeal, Johnston and Murphy has proven time and time again that it is the perfect shop for the classic American style. While providing affordable menswear for many years, they have recently expanded their offerings to reimagined classic apparel and footwear for both men and women. From fall boots, sandals, and sneakers, to scarves and elegant dresses, Johnston and Murphy is the perfect place for an affordable, effortless style.

Johnston and Murphy exudes classic American style.

Lucchese

503 12th Ave S., Nashville, TN 37203
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.

Founded in 1883, Lucchese specializes in handmade, luxury boots assembled by dedicated artisans in the company’s El Paso factory. To ensure unparalleled fit, comfort and durability, the human hand touches each boot over three hundred times during the course of construction. Lucchese has three flagship stores in the United States, and Nashville is lucky to have one of them. The Music City location showcases not only Western designs exclusive to Lucchese storefronts, but also Lucchese’s luxury footwear collection introduced in Spring 2014.

Those who aspire to design their own boots are invited to meet with experts at the in-store design center, which showcases the finest exotic leathers, patterns and treatments available.

Megan LaRussa

Megan LaRussa is a style coach whose mission is to empower, educate and inspire women to dress for the life they desire. She has worked with hundreds of women through VIP coaching, her website’s blog and emails, a dynamic social media presence, informative and fun videos and her online style program, “Style Yourself Chic.” Megan helps each client look and feel their best by assisting them in the process of self-discovery — a transformative process of defining their unique style, cleansing their closets and creating a wardrobe perfectly befitting their personal tastes. Megan prides herself on teaching her clients to know what to wear and where to shop, how to feel comfortable in their own skin and radiate confidence and effortless style.

Whether you’re looking for a quick refresh or a full revamp, Megan will help you feel your most confident and stylish!

Oak Hall

4017 Hillsboro Pike, Suite 303, Nashville, TN 37215
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m

Oak Hall is one of the oldest ready to wear menswear store in the South.  With locations in Memphis and Nashville, they are one of the oldest family-owned businesses in the country.  Their staying power is not secret as they understand what their customers want in the way of clothing. Oak Hall offers a curated shopping experience for both men and women with a wide selection of designer fashions.  Their classic styles and impeccable customer service make Oak Hall a truly special place to shop.

Look out for a Gus Mayer expansion coming to Green Hills this year!

Nisolo

1803 9th Ave. North, Nashville, TN 37208
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Nisolo is a lifestyle brand that produces handmade shoes and accessories in a way you can feel good about. Created by passionate travelers and entrepreneurs Patrick Woodyard and Zoe Cleary, Nisolo is one of the nation’s first social impact labels. Working with artisans and craftsmen in Peru and Kenya, they sustain jobs for over 50 people- and the results are beautifully constructed pieces endowed with enduring style and worth. And more importantly, they design their products according to your tastes, so that you don’t have to sacrifice style or quality in order to shop responsibly. Their gorgeous collection includes men’s and women’s shoes, bags and accessories.

These bags only get better with time.

Therapy Systems, Inc.

In 1990, Linda Roberts, the CEO of the company and visionary behind Private Edition and The Cosmetic Market, decided to create a focused skincare line that was effective, affordable and easy to use. Therapy Systems is a full line of premium, small batch products: skincare, makeup and the widely popular Therapy Systems’ collections. All of these products contain safe, active ingredients and provide long-lasting results. Therapy Systems is truly the original southern cult beauty brand.

Therapy Systems products can be found in their online store and also in Nashville, TN at Private Edition and The Cosmetic Market.

These products contain active ingredients – the stuff that really does the work – to provide quick results.

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