Nashville Fashion Week has just released the names of the designers and makers who will be showcased in the Accessories as Art show Wednesday April 8th at the Cordelle! It is the first Accesories focused show for Nashville Fashion Week.
You may recognize that one of designers, Brooke Seraphine of Seraphine Design, was featured on this site recently. Way to go, Brooke! I have been a long-time fan of McClaine Richardson of Margaret Ellis as well. I’m so happy for these two, and all of the deserving artists that will be showcased.
Brands to be showcased include Bone Feather, Seraphine Design, Fanny & June, Margaret Ellis Jewelry, Peter Nappi, RINjuel and Shutter & Shuttles. Tickets to this event are $30 and are included in the All Access Pass.
Tickets for Wednesday night’s Accessories as Art Installation and All Access Passes for Nashville Fashion Week are now on sale at nashvillefashionweek.com.
I will see you there!
About the Designers:
ALLISON VOLEK SHELTON – SHUTTERS & SHUTTLES
Founded in 2011 by Allison Volek Shelton, Shutters & Shuttles is a Nashville based textile operation creating hand woven and dyed fabric for apparel as well as a line of accessories and one of a kind household items. Every piece is woven in-house on floor looms and from all natural fibers. shuttersandshuttles.com
ANNA ZEITLIN – FANNY & JUNE
Each Fanny & June hat is made by hand by Anna Zeitlin in Nashville using traditional couture millinery techniques down to the smallest detail. Silk flowers adorning the hats are crafted petal by petal. Fanny & June works in a variety of styles and materials including straw, silk, sanity and felt. fannyandjune.com
BROOKE HAGAMAN – BONE FEATHER
Nashville native, Brooke Hagaman, launched the Bone Feather leather collection in December 2011. Each piece is handcrafted in Nashville and uses 100 percent natural leather, solid brass hardware, hand-carved buffalo bone feathers and 100 percent cotton lining. Each bag incorporates the natural raw edge of the leather hide making every product one of a kind. bonefeather.com
BROOKE SERAPHINE – SERAPHINE DESIGNS
Brooke Seraphile started her modern and timeless line in Nashville in the Fall of 2012. The line features uniquely gorgeous jewelry crafted from raw stone sources throughout the world, including her signature element – glittering Peruvian pyrite. Her pieces can be found in the collections of A-list celebrities including Kristin Bell and Gwyneth Paltrow and in top boutiques around the country. seraphinedesign.com
ERIN PROCTOR HERB – RINJUEL
Erin Proctor Herb’s interior design background and admiration of Alexander Calder’s sculptural works led her to design contemporary architectural jewelry. She focuses on creating an almost weightless feel to her pieces by engineering a modern structure consisting of a series of hand formed 14K gold-filled wire elements. Semiprecious stones ate strategically incorporated to balance a dash of luxury with the architectural structure. rinjuel.com
MCLAINE RICHARDSON – MARGARET ELLIS JEWELRY
Margaret Ellis Jewelry utilizes strong shapes and textures to bring new relevance to classic designs. Precious metals handcrafted using traditional metalsmith techniques form modern and timeless works of art designed to be worn for years to come. Margaret Ellis Jewelry has been owned and designed by Mclaine Richardson since January 2013, following Margaret’s retirement from the brand she founded in 1983. margaretellisjewelry.com
DANA & PHILLIP NAPPI – PETER NAPPI
In 1904, Peter Nappi emigrated from southern Italy to the United States, bringing with him a family tradition in snowmaking dating back more than a century. His attention to detail and dedication to both his craft and family inspired his American grandson Phillip Nappi to revive his legacy in 2009, officially establishing the Peter Nappi Brand and opening its flagship showroom and store in Nashville. peternappi.com