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Nashville Fashion Week Kickoff Party

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Presented by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at Graduate Nashville, Nashville TN

Jan 22 2020
Nashville Fashion Week Kickoff Party

Join us for the Nashville Fashion Week 2020 Kickoff Party on Wednesday, January 22 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Graduate Nashville, 101 20th Avenue North, for the first of many big announcements to come over the next few months. Guests will enjoy one drink ticket courtesy of Tito’s Handmade Vodka with delicious light bites provided by our host in the Hippodrome Ballroom.

Surround yourself in Music City history and legend at this funky new floral jewel box located in the heart of Midtown. The playful, luxe guest rooms channel Nashville’s innate charm. The light and bright lobby is punctuated with a dash of Opry opulence and one very large anchor.  

Nashville Fashion Week 2020 will take place March 31 – April 4 in collaboration with Oz Arts Nashville. We will introduce our runway designers and schedule at the Kickoff Party with some other exciting details about our 10th Anniversary plans including our “We Are Nashville Fashion” campaign. All proceeds from Nashville Fashion Week benefit the Nashville Fashion Forward Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. 

The Nashville Fashion Forward Fund supports the next generation of fashion industry professionals with ties to Middle Tennessee by providing a financial award and resources for experiential professional development opportunities to assist in career advancement within the fashion industry. Megan Prange, owner and creator of Prange Apparel was selected as the 2019 Nashville Fashion Forward Fund Recipient in November from the largest and most varied application pool to date. Past NFFF recipients include Van Hoang, Maria Silver, Brett Warren, Eric Bornhop, Ceri Hoover, Elise Joseph, Lauren Leonard and Julianna Bass.


The Nashville Fashion Forward Fund

The Nashville Fashion Forward Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee is an endowed fund that supports the next generation of fashion industry professionals with ties to Middle Tennessee by providing an annual financial award and resources for experiential professional development opportunities. Experienced designers as well as professionals in all aspects of the fashion industry from photographers to stylists, models, hair and makeup artists, boutique owners and bloggers are encouraged to apply each fall for this award to further their career in the fashion industry.

Established in 2011 by the co-founders of Nashville Fashion Week, the Nashville Fashion Forward Fund is a component fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. Award recipients are selected by a committee of the Community Foundation board based on pre-established criteria inspired by the Council of Fashion Designers (CFDA)/VOGUE Fashion Fund to advance the career of select local talent with demonstrated experience in a fashion-related field. Applications are accepted each fall with the recipient announced prior to the upcoming Nashville Fashion Week. Ticket proceeds from Nashville Fashion Week benefit the Nashville Fashion Forward Fund.

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$30/Ticket

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Graduate Nashville

101 20th Avenue N, Nashville, TN 37203
(Neighborhood: Midtown / Vanderbilt)

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