A Trip to Nashville’s Draper James

Happy New Year!

After Christmas, my family planned a quick trip to Nashville, Tennessee. After a Christmas Day flight (including singing Christmas carols in the terminal), we started our first full day in the city with a trip to 12th Avenue South. Among the charming shops on this stretch is Draper James, the ultimate destination for everything southern and chic!

Upon walking through the big blue doors, you are immediately offered sweet tea. This might be the best marketing strategy I’ve ever experienced! Who could resist?

I dressed more for comfort this day – a Piko top, Loft leggings, comfortable booties, and my beloved anorak. For a little style, I added a Baublebar choker and my Krewe sunnies.

Peace Y’all

 

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I love 12 South! More on my Nashville trip coming soon. Thanks for stopping by!

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Bridals on the Bayou

I was very excited today to receive my bridal photographs from the lovely Jessica Renee Photography. Well, it was really a bridal session for my sister, who got married in December. I got married in July of 2015, a year before we decided to put my dress back on (which was a little tight) and pretend to be a bride one more time. I did not take bridal photos before my actual wedding, so I paired up with my sister and got a few of myself as well. I wanted to have some photos of my dress that I adored so much!

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We got all dressed up and headed to Fairview Riverside Park in Madisonville, Louisiana. It’s a lush green park located on the shores of the Tchefuncte River. It was summer in Louisiana, which meant it was swampy and hot, but you can’t tell from the photos!

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The dress is Penelope from Watters’ gorgeous Willowby line of bridal gowns.

The illusion neckline was perfect – I didn’t want strapless but I do like my décollotage. The skirt was dreamy and easy to walk and dance in, which was a must! I paired the dress with a simple veil, then added a belt, headband, and earrings for just a touch of sparkle.

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