It’s summer in Memphis. It’s sunny and beautiful, and we can’t think of a better time to get dressed up and enjoy the city that we love. July in the Bluff City is packed full of events to show off your summer looks. Whether it’s Fourth of July parties, outdoor concerts or charitable events, you should always dress to impress, and we’re here to make that easy for you!
Whether you are jiving to music legend Alison Krauss, enjoying live music at Blues on the Bluff or celebrating Independence Day, there is a look here for you. Alexandra Nicole of City Chic Living styled incredible looks from The Ivory Closet, Coming Attractions and Lori James Contemporary Boutique with amazing accessories from Dazzle. And our models are some of Memphis’ amazing businesswomen — Sheree Stubblefield, community liaison and marketing director of the Cooper-Young Community Association; Britney Lee Christie, cofounder of the Be Free Revolution and The Rev; and Joelle Pittman, Vice President of Operations at Neon Canvas.
This downtown shoot is filled with outfit inspiration for all of your July festivities. We hope you enjoy!
- July 4, 2018
- Festivities begin at 5 p.m. and fireworks start at 9:15 p.m.
- For more information, visit peabodymemphis.com.
With some of the greatest views of the city of Memphis, it’s no wonder people flock to the Peabody rooftop each year to watch fireworks light up the sky over the Mississippi River. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Celebrate America’s birthday at Memphis’ heart — the Peabody!
What to Wear: It’s the Fourth of July, so go casual-cute, and all things red, white and blue are a must! Dress up your patriotic gear with a leather skirt or bright clutch in a festive color.
- July 14, 2018, 7 p.m.
- Tickets are $55-$75.
- For more information, visit mudisland.com.
It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for: Alison Krauss and special guest Dee White are performing at the Mud Island Amphitheater! Grab some dinner downtown with friends before, and make this a night you won’t forget. Listen to some of your favorite music while enjoying the scenic views of downtown Memphis and the Mississippi River.
What to wear: The event takes place outdoors, so stay cool in a casual dress or linen jumpsuit. Add some spunk to your nighttime casual attire with vibrant colors or funky statement jewelry.
- July 21, 2o18
- Tickets are $25.
- For more information, visit wevl.org
You are not going believe all that WEVL Blues on the Bluff has in store! To celebrate 30 years, soak up the views of the mighty Mississippi from the grounds of The Metal Museum and enjoy the energetic lineup of artists Lightnin’ Malcolm, The Kenny Brown Band and Marcella & Her Lovers. There will be craft and special Blues on the Bluff beer from Memphis Made as well as wine available, and Central BBQ Food Truck will be serving their award-winning barbecue. With blues, beer and barbecue, this event truly encapsulates Memphis living!
What to wear: Comfortable, yet chic is the way to go. A unique graphic tee or colorful romper will have you ready to enjoy live music on a beautiful summer evening.
Now get out there and enjoy your July!
Thanks to the folks at Peabody Memphis, especially Kelly Earnest for being such a gracious host, and to our models Sheree Stubblefield of the Cooper-Young Community Association, Britney Lee Christie of the Be Free Revolution and The Rev, and Joelle Pittman of Neon Canvas.
And lastly, thanks to Mary Kate Steele for her stunning photography.
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