Spring may be the time to refresh your wardrobe, but that doesn’t mean you have to break the bank. Today, we’ve partnered with three stores with a great selection of really affordable fashions: Pieces Boutique, Southern Vintage Market and Private Label (which specializes in high-end consignment). For those of you looking to add some high-quality staples to your closet, we’ve chosen to show you some beautiful handmade garments from Zelda that are perfect for the warmer months ahead.

Take a moment to look at our suggestions for what to wear to three fantastic events happening in April in Nashville. By adding a few of these items to your closet, you’ll have versatile looks you can sport all season long!

The event: Nashville Fashion Week—Tuesday, April 7 – Saturday, April 11

See Music City’s emerging and established design stars at Nashville’s Fashion Week. This annual multiday affair takes place at some of the hippest venues around town, including Acme Feed & Seed, City Winery and The Rosewall. Proceeds from the event benefit The Nashville Fashion Forward Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, which helps to develop and support the careers of local talents in the fashion industry. Nashville Fashion Week is a time to take a leap and have fun with your wardrobe. Try one of these eye-catching numbers!

To purchase tickets to Nashville Fashion Week, click here.

Look #1

What a great gold and blue dress from Private Label!

From Private Label: tibi silk and cotton dress, $98

What to Wear? Gold shoes!

These Tory Burch heels, $175 at The Private Label, are the perfect complement to the navy and gold tibi dress!

Look #2

From Zelda: Krista Larson jacket, $380; Krista Larson top, $258; Dress to Kill Harem pant, $380; Necklace by Marsha, $295; fashion fedora, $29

From Zelda: Krista Larson jacket, $380; Krista Larson top, $258; Dress to Kill Harem pant, $380; Necklace by Marsha, $295; fashion fedora, $29

Look #3

A great layered look provided by Southern Vintage Market

From Southern Vintage Market: Brown Tyler pants by Yummy, $79.50; Tan cardigan by Miss 2 Day, $40; white stretch tank, $22; extra-long necklace by Funky Trunk, $80

Look #4 

12 great looks!

From Pieces: Luna dress, $89; fashion necklace, $21

The event: Power of the Purse—Tuesday, April 14

Grab your hottest handbag and head to Power of the Purse. This luncheon is hosted by The Women’s Fund, which provides grant funding to organizations that promote of education, financial sufficiency, health and wellness for women. The featured keynote speaker is entrepreneur Debbi Fields, whose legendary cookie recipe fueled a multimillion dollar company. For this event, ditch the jeans and try a fresh sundress and wedges, or perhaps a sharp pant and top combo with heels. There is a mix of “ladies who lunch” and business women at this event. Don’t be afraid to dress like the leading lady you are as this is a premier Nashville luncheon and fundraiser.

To purchase tickets to this event, click here.

Look #1

A classic white dress with a twist from Private Label

From Private Label: Mottled stone necklace, $38; Milly cotton dress, $98; Furla bag, $125

Look #2

Private Label consignments has great items!

From Private Label:  Vintage jet and rhinestone necklace, $225; Worth sheer silk top, $52; Oscar de la Renta silk pant, $265

Prada heel and Nashville's Private Label Consignment store.

If you opt to wear pants, try a pair of classic black heels, like these suede Prada slingbacks, $125 at The Private Label.

Look #3

What-to-Wear_Southern-Vintage_green-dress

Young, thin, tan and can wear chartreuse? You can get away with this dress at this luncheon! Just wear a killer shoe. From Southern Vintage Market: Green shift dress by My Beloved, $38; chain tassel by Golden Stella, $30 

The event: Savor Nashville—Thursday, April 30

Take part in a seven-course meal prepared by James Beard-nominated celebrity chefs from some of the most notable restaurants across the country. Cocktails begin at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Savor Nashville takes place in the Hutton Hotel and is hosted by executive chef Jake Strange of 1808 Grille. For Savor Nashville, we recommend a dressy pair of jeans or pants with a sweet top, or a cool dress with layered jewelry. Be comfortable and chic as you celebrate inspired cuisine with some of the city’s finest tastemakers!

To purchase tickets to this event, click here.

Look #1

This simple turquoise dress from Pieces Boutique  is sweet and feminine

From Pieces: Dress by Pink Owl, $48, fashion necklace, $28

Look #2

Great outfit for summer from Zelda

From Zelda: Robin Kaplan mesh and lace cardigan, $173; Krista Larson vest, $302; Krista Larson layering slip, $302; Blue Blue pant, $99; necklace by Marsha, $179; raffia hat, $69 

Look #3

From Southern Vintage Market: Navy keyhole dress by Pix & Ivy, $48; black and gold tassel necklace by Golden Stella, $30 (with earrings as a set)

From Southern Vintage Market: Navy keyhole dress by Pix & Ivy, $48; black and gold tassel necklace by Golden Stella, $30 (with earrings as a set)

Look #4

Fun top for summer 2015

From Pieces: Floral top by Dex, $42; Ditto jeans, $79; black Hobo clutch, $98; necklaces by BB Ella, $32 (short) and $72 (long); fashion bracelets, $18 each

 

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