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The Tennessee Titans are used to being in the spotlight on turf, but they recently shared center-stage with kids fighting cancer. Titans' All-Pro safety Kevin Byard and his wife Clarke helped host this year’s Rally on the Runway, an annual event supporting the Rally Foundation to help raise …

Personalized. Custom. One-of-a-kind. Bespoke. These are words shoppers are gravitating towards nowadays. It is no wonder Timothy Stammen, the designer behind the brand Bezalel, is so in demand. Despite the fact that his designs are created today, they seem to tell a story from decades ago. T…

Many can conjure images of our younger selves, surreptitiously trying on our mother’s makeup in the bathroom mirror. We remember the scent of her perfume and feel the petal softness of her lipstick as it would guide across our lips. As we grew, we found our own way and brands to accentuate t…

Sun streamed through the windows on a beautiful Thursday evening at The Café at Thistle Farms. Guests gathered to celebrate an exciting new collaboration between luxury handbag designer Brahmin and Thistle Farms. Mocktails and bites were enjoyed by all as we listened to stories of struggle a…

Tennessee’s robust roster of music legends has an impact on all of our lives in one way or another. Tennessee boasts a cache of music royals such as Elvis and Johnny Cash who live rent free in our minds. Not only do their songs withstand the test of time, but their clothing is being preserve…

As we celebrate 30 years of Nfocus, we have asked our friends in the community — many of whom have been with us since the beginning — to tell their story in their own words. Throughout the year, readers will hear from those who have graced our pages and supported our stories. This month, we …

Since her youth, native Nashvillian Mclaine Richardson has loved to wear, gift and display the beauty she creates. Driven by artistic desire and a thirst for knowledge, Mclaine pursued a customized degree — in both business and design — at Furman University and studied abroad at Lorenzo de’M…

It is no secret that Nashville has caught the attention of major fashion houses. Each year, more designers are introduced to Nashville. One of the top fashion events of the year is Symphony Fashion Show. Each year, chairs of the event, presented by Gus Mayer, invite a top designer to visit N…

The evening was full of sparkle and shine at the Swan Ball Jewelry Reveal Party. Guests were welcomed to the stunning home of underwriters Jennie Garth and Rob Lowe as Joe Turley played the piano. The 2023 Jewelry Chairs, Graham Meadors and Mamie Murphy, offered jewelry lovers a glimpse at b…

‘Tis the season to be married – or, rather, to become engaged. The holiday season is the most popular time of year for marriage proposals, and if you found something extra sparkly under the tree this year, we’ve rounded up four ways to keep your ring safe, sound, and shiny to your big day an…

Designer Tanya Taylor is celebrated for her thoughtful approach to fashion and her unique ability to weave color, texture and original, hand-painted prints into uplifting silhouettes that give women a way to express themselves confidently, regardless of size. Raised in a family of entreprene…

All the fashionable ladies turned out for a trunk show hosted by Gus Mayer and featuring Zang Toi’s Fall 2022 Wild Wild West collection. Shoppers tried on the fabulous clothing and accessories, and everyone enjoyed bubbly and light bites. For those who want more of the charming designer -- a…

Last year, Amy Skerratt started The Extended Shop as a pop-up boutique to bring fashionable plus-size clothing to Nashville. The fabulous shop was held in several locations, including Starry Nights Market, L&L Market and Porter Flea. It proved to be so popular that Amy started looking at…

This Saturday, May 14, 2022, Nashvillians will don their finest race day apparel and take their place around the track once again for the 2022 Iroquois Steeplechase. We'll be making our way through the stands to find who has gone the extra mile to make a particularly chic — or outlandish — s…

Anyone driving into the 12South neighborhood over the past months couldn’t help but be intrigued by the activity going on at 2301 12th Ave. S. The once-blue building received a complete refresh, with a blush-colored exterior and an eye-catching floral mural, giving fashion insiders a clue as…

    Photographer: Daniel Meigs. Art Director: Heather Pierce. Wardrobe Stylist: Nancy Floyd. Hair and Makeup Artists: Betsy Briggs Cathcart, Emaline Briggs (BBC Nashville). Models: Christian Burnett, Emerson Davis, Raigan Stump (AMAX). Photo Shoot Assistants: Holly Hoffman, Mary Louise Meadors. …

    After missing a year due to COVID-19 and a postponement when cases surged in the fall, Chic Awearness came back with its customary flair for raising funds for ovarian cancer research. The eighth annual fashion show brought with it a new collaboration with Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VIC…

    Everything was coming up roses at Gus Mayer for the Symphony Fashion Show Kick-Off. Ladies donned their most stylish clothing and accessories for the evening, but there was only one premier fashion name being dropped: Lela Rose, this year’s featured designer. While sipping Champagne and nibb…

    The Cumberland Heights Friends came together one last time at Hillwood Country Club for their annual fashion show. Due to the pandemic, it had been “too long,” as many guests expressed, since the Friends had seen each other, so everyone was thrilled to talk and hug and have a cup of coffee t…

    Since 2011, Nashville Fashion Week has been a celebration of the city’s creative talents, so it’s no surprise that the masterminds behind the annual event, Connie Cathcart-Richardson and Marcia Masulla, showed their own ingenuity when rethinking this year’s plans. After postponing the event …

    The Nashville Humane Association couldn’t have asked for a prettier day — or a prettier collection of clothing — for their annual Cause for Paws luncheon. The 33rd annual fundraiser, typically held in the spring, was postponed until fall — a wise move that allowed 300-plus attendees to gathe…

    Retail brought Bentley Caldwell to Nashville, and since that time, he’s been a singer-songwriter and model traveling the world before combining all he learned to found Bentley Caldwell Styling. When a friend asked for advice on how to dress for a photo shoot, the bells went off. Now, he work…

      Photographer: Daniel Meigs. Art director: Heather Pierce. Stylist: Leslie Stephens. Hair and makeup: Anaïs Shiba. Models: Joshua Balis (Tribe), La-Tanya Greene, Haley Robbins (Tribe), Morgan Watkins (AMAX), Stylist assistant: Savannah Schroeder. Photography assistant: Abby Thompson. Florist:…

      For the first time in over a year, the Schermerhorn Symphony Center was filled with live music and a live audience, thanks to the return of the Symphony Fashion Show. Working closely with HCA, the Nashville Symphony — in tandem with co-chairs Angela Bostelman and Sarah Reisner — devised a sa…

      It’s time to start updating your spring wardrobe now that global fashion brand Zara has opened the doors to its first Tennessee store in The Mall at Green Hills. With a sales floor of more than 38,000 square feet over two floors, Zara Nashville is the company’s third largest store in the Uni…

        Let your style blossom this spring with these chic and memorable new trends. From feminine florals to statement shoulders, these fashions will suit your every need, whether day or night, at work or at play. And better yet, they're all available at local boutiques and retailers. What better t…

        From her mother’s closet in rural Louisiana to the runway and magazine covers, Laura Citron’s path to a life in fashion was winding but inevitable. After nearly finishing a degree in broadcast journalism, she swiftly switched schools when she discovered that it was actually possible to pursu…

        Since his childhood in Yorkshire, England, Andrew Clancey has always been a peacock and a rebel. When he was a teenager, he took inspiration from punk culture and music and now incorporates those ideas into his life and his fashion philosophy. He still wears whatever he likes and refuses to …

        Christopher Lester may be a new name in the world of fashion, but he’s already claiming his seat at the table of Nashville’s great designers. The Cincinnati native started accessories label Clifton + Leopold after years of ruminating on and working toward a dream of creating his own line of …

        If there’s one thing people know about Eric Adler Bornhop, it’s that he can tailor a suit. He learned from the best, after all. After living and teaching abroad in Spain in 2012 and finding inspiration in the stylish street fashions of the region, Eric returned to Nashville and began trainin…

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