March is almost here! We’re ready to say goodbye to winter and wave hello to the months of sunshine waiting for us just around the corner. Along with these warmer temps, we’re ushering in some highly anticipated spring trends and local events here in Nashville. From pastels to layered jewelry, you’re sure to be looking forward to sporting these looks to any of March’s happenings.
Whether you’re supporting the Belcourt Theatre at A Red Carpet Evening, exercising your love for food at Tennessee Flavors or socializing at MAD Bash, March is going to be a month of fun. To ensure you’re on-trend, stylist Meredith Mathis pulled together ten swoon-worthy styles from local boutiques e. Allen, Hemline, Judith Bright and MODA Boutique topped off with makeup looks by The Cosmetic Market. Modeled by MAD Bash hosts Sara Perry and Rankin McGugin at the Adventure Science Center, these styles will have you itching for beautiful blooms and blue skies. Read on for some serious spring inspiration!
The Event: A Red Carpet Evening
- March 4, 2018
- 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
- Formal attire
- Tickets start at $100
Join film fans on Hollywood’s biggest night to watch the 90th Academy Awards on the Belcourt’s big screens and walk Nashville’s very own red carpet. Supporting the Belcourt Theatre, the evening will have a silent auction, delectable food and drinks, a high-end backstage lounge and plenty of movie buzz.
What to Wear: You’re headed for the red carpet, so you’ll want to dress like it. From floor-length gowns to fun cocktail dresses, make it a point to look classy! Stylist Meredith Mathis pointed out layered jewelry as a big trend this season. “If you don’t have a statement necklace to complement your outfit, then layer your favorite gold chains to add that something extra.”
The Event: Tennessee Flavors
- March 6, 2018
- 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Casual attire
- Tickets start at $50
Tennessee Flavors is an annual tasting event that brings together Nashville’s top restaurants and food and beverage artisans for an evening in support of the Nashville State Community College Foundation. The event focuses on locally sourced products and the culinary talents that make our city so special, so you know you’re in for a night of pure deliciousness!
What to Wear: Keep things casual for this event. Whether you’re pairing denim with a patterned blouse, sporting some colorful pants or donning your favorite jumpsuit, you’ll arrive effortlessly on-trend. Meredith says, “Different versions of stripes have been seen on the fashion runways recently, and a fun way to wear them is on a jumpsuit!” We’re all about an easy, one-piece outfit.
The Event: MAD Bash at the Adventure Science Center
- March 10, 2018
- 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
- Snappy casual attire
- Tickets start at $100
Get to know the Adventure Science Center better while exploring the exhibits at the upscale, adults-only MAD Bash fundraiser, presented by Lexus of Cool Springs and Lexus of Nashville. Enjoy delicious food and drinks, an immersive planetarium show and more – all to support our next generation of scientists, engineers, explorers and innovators who will transform our world.
What to Wear: The attire for MAD Bash is snappy casual. Toss on a jumpsuit with a pair of heels or a simple dress with some layered jewelry, and you’re all set. Meredith notes that red is sure to be a popular color this season and encourages the addition of some fun kick-flare pants to add a fun ’70s vibe to any look.
A look behind the scenes…
A huge thank you to MAD Bash hosts Sara and Rankin for modeling, to Meredith Mathis for styling the shoot, to The Cosmetic Market for their beauty expertise and to Adventure Science Center for providing a lovely backdrop. And as always, thank you to Leila Grossman of Grannis Photography for the amazing images.