Yes, it is June already. We are just as surprised as you are! With June comes the official start of summer. If you are behind on your shopping for summer vacation, your summer wardrobe or seasonal home décor, this list should come in handy as we’ve rounded up some of the best FINDS in town. Visit these local stores to stock up on everything you need — and want. And stay tuned for a full list of Father’s Day FINDS coming soon …
FASHION & ACCESSORIES
Elle Gray makes breezy summer style simple. This Esley seersucker blouse, $47.99, has a ruffled peplum hem and crew neck bow ties in the back (as pictured). Throw on your favorite white denim and a lacy bralette, and you’ll be stepping out on the town in style.
Building Block bag
Based in Los Angeles, Building Block makes minimalist bags we often find ourselves coveting. Imagine how thrilled we were to find one of their summer bags at a fraction of the original cost. Add it to your summer collection for $195 at Designer Finds.
Blue suede booties
Stay off my blue suede shoes! And the blue suede shoes we are referencing are not Elvis’ but instead this Rag & Bone pair from H. Audrey. Step into summer in style with these babies. Find your size for $475 at H. Audrey.
The Private Label is a go-to spot for discount designer goods, and during our most recent trip to the store, we discovered stunning designs by Chanel. From a cream handbag to a pearl necklace to this tweed dress, the options were unbeatable. There are few things more iconic than Chanel’s tweed pieces. Add this classic to your wardrobe for $1,450.
Did someone say blue suede shoes? After pairing your booties with white jeans, slip into a pair of these pumps that go perfectly with just about any summer dress. Snag a pair for $89.99 at Johnston & Murphy.
Chan Luu earrings
Summer is here and we plan to celebrate, and what is celebrating if you don’t look your best? Upgrade that summer dress or slinky tank top with these drop earrings. We found them for $60 at Gus Mayer.
If you haven’t heard the news, E.J. Sain Jewelry Company is closing their doors in the Hill Center and moving around the corner to Grace’s Plaza. In the meantime, they are discounting most of their pieces! Pay them a visit and shop the selection that is 20-40% off. This silver ring, and the pieces around it, are all 40% off!
Dog bow ties
dad dog looking dapper in one of these bow ties, perfect for summer. They are available in various sizes for $55 each at Winston Dog.
BATH & BEAUTY
Give your skin some tender loving care with this healing and moisturizing lotion. What’s better is you will be left smelling like lavender. Snag a bottle for $18 from Thistle Farms.
Beauty From the Inside Out
As a beauty-centric shop, it is only fitting that Absolution is home to more than just products. The selection of books inspires our beauty routine, and this one by Bobbi Brown is no exception. Learn about beauty food recipes, nutrients, yoga and mindfulness and other ways to lay the foundation for beauty from within, plus a few makeup tips. Find this book at Absolution for $24.
Trade in your aluminum-based deodorant for this aluminum-free natural deodorant. Available in unisex and men’s, the Agent Nateur will keep you fresh. The unisex has light traces of honey, lavender and eucalyptus, while the men’s is a blend of vetiver, rose, sandalwood, citrus and cedarwood. Both scents are $24 each at Private Edition.
Poke-a-Dot cosmetic organizer
If you have yet to wrap up your spring cleaning, add this organizer to your shopping list! This product is designed to keep your cosmetics organized whether staying at home or on the go. Customize this product to fit your beauty needs! Find it for $45 at The Cosmetic Market.
HOME & PANTRY
Mini bowling pin set
Strike or spare, these wooden bowling pins are sure to be a blast. We love the old-school style, and the size makes them perfect for rainy afternoons indoors and backyard evenings alike. Go snag a set for your favorite little one at Arcade for $64.
We are absolutely heart-eyed over this 1940s French buffet ($3,200) at Epiphany Design Studio. The molding and delicate mint painting with cream trim make this piece one of a kind and an absolute treasure. Whether you use it as a traditional buffet or repurpose as a vanity, it will certainly stand out in your home and only get better with age.
Pineapple salt & pepper shakers
Spice things up a bit with these darling salt & pepper shakers from Ashley Rohe Home. They are the perfect way to add summer flair to your kitchen counter or breakfast room table. At $15 for the set, we may even have to buy two pairs and take one to the beach!
This modern Repeter (9′ x 12.3′) was woven in Nepal with all-natural dyes. It is a deconstructed Khotan design that would look fabulous in any home. Nashville Rug Gallery is offering this stunning rug for $7,775. Pay them a visit and see this rug for yourself.
Wedding Cake chandelier
This stunning “Wedding Cake” chandelier dates back to 1900-1910. The prism-laden beauty was salvaged from a home in Asheville, NC before making its way to Nashville, where it has been restored and rewired. The Neoclassical fixture is priced at $1,495 at Preservation Station.
Chest of drawers
Welcome this English mahogany bow-front chest of drawers with original pulls into your home. Dating back to the 1830s, this is a stunning piece that caught our eye. If it catches yours, shop the piece for $1,800 at Northgate Gallery.
Set this bowl as a centerpiece on your dining table, as an accent on a shelf or a conversation piece on your coffee table. No matter where you decide to put it, it is sure to make a statement. Substantial in weight and impact, this is a piece you don’t want to pass up. Make it yours for $625 at Lumen Lamps.
juice. Nashville’s unpasteurized almond milk is a must-try! Made with almond and filtered water, the milk not only tastes delicious but gives you the benefits of reducing cholesterol levels, maintaining healthy blood sugar levels, building strong bones and supporting heathy skin and hair. Pick up a bottle for $6.75 at juice. Nashville.
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