Fall has officially arrived (although the weather hasn’t quite caught on), and the holiday season is approaching quickly. First comes Halloween in just a few short weeks, and then the madness begins. Before the rush of gift shopping inevitably arrives, we went out to discover some fantastic local FINDS for October. From luxury one-of-a-kind items to fall entertainment decor, we’ve gathered it all. October is by far the best month to enjoy the season’s transition, so get out and shop local!
Each pair of these Judith Bright earrings is made with one-of-a-kind gemstones. Featured below is the Moss Aquamarine, but plenty of gemstone options are available. These earrings are sure to add an instant touch of understand elegance to any look. Find a pair for $84 at Judith Bright.
We love hats because they not only keep your ears warm, but they’re a great option to hide those bad hair days as well. These graphic knit hats are great for a chilly day at a football game and pair really well with a simple jeans-and-jacket look. Find one for $55 at Gus Mayer.
Bell sleeve sweater
It’s no secret we’re all about fun sleeves lately, and this sweater is no exception! Bell sleeves are a great way to stay comfortable while making a fashion statement, and we especially adore this unique periwinkle color. Find this piece for $238 at The French Shoppe.
Breast Cancer Awareness OMI Beads Bracelet
This bracelet is an exclusive OMI Beads collaboration now available in the SB Shop. OMI beads are made by Tennessee-based jewelry designer Joy OMI Walling, and each bracelet is made with semi-precious stones and charms that give good vibes. StyleBlueprint is donating 25% of the proceeds of this bracelet to breast cancer research, and with October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s the perfect time to show your support. Find one for $25 in the SB Shop.
Zip-pocket tweed jacket
With fall’s arrival, we officially welcome layering season, and we’re pretty excited about it. Adding a structured layer over a simple t-shirt completely transforms your overall look, so investing in a piece like this is something you won’t regret. Stay warm and add some class to your outfit with this zip-pocket tweed jacket for $698 from Jamie.
How adorable are these porcelain bunnies? Corzine & Co. has plenty of Herend to choose from, and they will be hosting a Herend Trunk Show coming up on October 25 & 26. Find more event details here, and be sure to pick up one of these stunning pieces for $525.
Nashville Rug Gallery has hundreds of one-of-a-kind rugs, and we found these brightly colored Turkish runners particularly charming with their neon accents. The addition of a rug to your home is an ideal way to mix things up without totally redecorating. Find one, ranging from $2,300 to $2,310, at Nashville Rug Gallery.
October is definitely the month of pumpkins! We love the idea of garnishing a front porch with not only traditional pumpkins, but gourds of all shapes and sizes. Find plenty of funky options ranging from $2.99 to $14.99 over at Bates Nursery and Garden Center.
Venetian enhancer necklace
We spotted this forever gold necklace with a Venetian carved glass enhancer over at E.J. Sain Jewelry Company before even realizing how special the necklace truly is. Each enhancer is carved over mother of pearl and can be removed and interchanged with other options. By purchasing this necklace, you can easily swap out the center statement piece with a color that matches that day’s ensemble. Find the chain for $545 and the enhancer for $840.
21 Charm Chanel belt
The 21 Charm Chanel belt is a coveted, timeless vintage piece. With black leather intertwined through gold links adorned with double-sided Chanel charms, this belt is unmistakably iconic. Its hook closure also allows it to be worn as a necklace or a belt. The Private Label currently has their hands on one, and it can be yours for $1,260.
Jude Frances jewelry
These beautiful sterling silver pieces by Jude Frances are currently available at Cindi Earl Fine Jewelry. Timeless yet fashionable, each item would make a versatile gift that would pair with any outfit. Pick out one of these pieces ranging from $190 to $490 at Cindi Earl’s upcoming Jude Frances Trunk Show on October 24 & 25.
HEALTH & BEAUTY
These Monster shots from Juice Bar should be your go-to remedy for any ailment you feel coming on. Their Toomeric shot in particular boasts ideal ingredients for fighting inflammation during cold season with turmeric, ginger and lemon. Shoot back a few of these and rest assured you’re doing your body some good. Find them for $4.50 each in store or $5.50 each in a to-go glass bottle at The Juice Bar.
Support Hope bag
The Cosmetic Market is supporting the Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition by donating $5 for every sale of this bag. The kit includes a Scout makeup bag, Therapy Systems blush in “Petal” and gloss in “Bare Blush.” Not only is this an amazing deal valued at $70, you’re also supporting a worthy cause. Find it for $39.
FOR THE FAMILY
These aren’t your traditional dolls. With fun hair colors and fashionable outfits, they can be used as decor in a kid’s room or given as a birthday present – you pick! Find one for $62 to $77 at Arcade.
Men’s leather boots
These two-tone leather boots with a side buckle just arrived over at Johnston & Murphy‘s newest location. Their new store is located in the Mall at Green Hills and features only menswear and men’s shoes, making it the perfect shopping stop for the man in your life! Find these leather beauties for $250.
Coopers’ Craft Bourbon
Brown-Forman is introducing Coopers’ Craft, its first new bourbon brand in 20 years. Allow your dinner party guests to experience this decadent bourbon, described as having a flavor of soft lemon custard and baked apple notes layered over a bed of toasted and fresh oak character seasoned with a light dusting of spice. These flavors make it the ideal drink for an autumn gathering. At 82.2 proof, find it for $28.99 at your local liquor store for a 750ml bottle.
Foliage table accents
Add some lovely fall hues to your dinner table with these placemats and leaf accents from Hester & Cook. The leaves make the perfect place cards or could even be used as over-sized gift tags. Find a pad of 30 placemats for $29 and a pack of 12 leaf accents for $13.50.
Happy shopping, Nashville!
This list is just the tip of the iceberg, considering all the great fall items we’ve stumbled upon in Nashville. To find more local shops near you, check out our SB Guide!