Springfield Square Braces For NY Style Fashion Show Saturday

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Springfield Square Braces For NY Style Fashion Show Saturday

UPDATE Weather backup plans: Due to the wet weather the event has been moved inside the Springfield Center a block away. MAP

SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – America’s Next Top Model 2008 winner and Springfield restaurant owner Whitney Lee Thompson is producing Springfield’s very first Runway fashion show. The show will be on  Saturday- November 28, at 2:00pm in front of the Historic Robertson County Courthouse (Tennessee) in Springfield. Local models ranging from age 2 to 60, trained by Whitney Thompson, will be showcasing clothing and accessories from local downtown merchants/boutiques. The show will feature around 200 different looks for women and children of all shapes and sizes and even fashions for men too! VIP Tickets are available for $50 Regular seating is complimentary.

The VIP tickets include a front row seat, champagne, hors d’oeuvres, and a swag bag filled with fun goodies from local merchants!  The VIP tickets can be purchased from any downtown merchant.

Whitney Lee is an ambassador for the National Eating Disorders Association, International Model, Southern Girl…. loves to cook!

Photo on 2010-05-03 at 16.25 #6Her message to women of all ages, “My goal is to encourage and inspire you to celebrate your miraculous, exquisite, and unique body… and to resist the negative messages telling you that you are not good enough.

If I can convey one message to you –
“Beautiful” is not a size…
“Beautiful” is not an age…
“Beautiful” is not a procedure…

Beautiful” is celebrating the characteristics and qualities of your body, while nourishing and exercising it to be as uniquely healthy and fit as only you can be.”

Below you will find information and a photo album on the fashions and boutiques that will be represented at the show.

(Also, see a behind the scenes video below)

Hey belle signHey Belle Boutique offers clothing & accessories for women of all sizes. They also offer personal and private shopping by appointment in addition to scheduled hours. The staff is able to assist you and or a group of friends with fashion consultation to maintain that just right look for your personalty. Hey belle also offers a line of girls fashions which are fun and unique with sizes ranging from 4/5 to 10/12. They are located at 502 South Main Street, 3rd Floor – Trimble Building, Springfield, Tn.
Hours are Tue-Fri: 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat: 10:00 am-3:00 pm.

Hippington shopHippington Boutique is just another one of the many new shops to open in downtown Springfield. Hippington is a women’s boutique that specializes in clothing and accessories. Fashion that is fun, stylish, comfortable and can be worn for work or play is the goal here. Makayla Knight has dreamed of her own boutique for several years and is now making that dream a reality. Located in the Historic Courthouse District of downtown Springfield, TN and just minutes from Nashville. 114 W 6th Ave, Springfield, Tn. Hours: Mon-Sat: 10:00 am-6:00 pm.

main st boutique frontMain Street Boutique offers Ladies clothing, jewelry, accessories, candles, home decor and much more! The boutique was started by retail specialist, Sonya Groves in 2014. Sonya loved the historical Springfield Square and felt that it was missing a place to shop! She brought her expertise, and business took off! The square now has several thriving boutiques, as well as Main Street.Sonya takes great pride in her boutique, which is why she carries so many brands that give to charity, including “Banded” Headbands and “Reaching 360” Coffee. The majority of her products are made right here, in the USA! She carries a very large selection of clothing, jewelry, accessories, candles, etc. It’s the perfect one-stop-shop for garments and gifts in Springfield!Stop by Monday through Friday from 10:30am to 5:00pm or Saturday from 10:30am to 4:00pm and meet Mrs. Sonya Groves in person! Share a complimentary cup of coffee with her or let her help you pick out the perfect gift!

tea shop 4Burdett’s Tea shop is an anchor of downtown businesses and offers a wide variety of delicious lunch selections,an extensive menu of Rosehaven Gourmet Loose Tea and a unique collection of serving pieces and whimsical treasures for your home. Travel Tennessee and PBS’s Tennessee Crossroads and voted 2010 “Best Tea Room” by the readers of The Busy Bee Trader (a shopping and destination guide that covers Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama). Burdett’s Orange Cream Scone Recipe and a feature about the shop have recently been included in the Scones and Tea book published by Tea Time Magazine. There are also having a “HUGE SALE” 9AM-2PM, Saturday, November 28.,the stock room is clearing out, but they need your help! Extra greenery, items used for former displays, chairs and tables not being used in the dining room, and many other things need to come out of our Warehouse—and go home with you!!! Visit them on Shop Small Saturday for great bargains on lots of items. 50% off or more. All merchandise currently in the dining room will be 25% off. 

seasons jewelry logoSeasons Jewelry  carry a fun, affordable line of jewelry that satisfies almost every customer’s taste. For the past 30 years Seasons Jewelry has taken pride in bringing creative and affordable jewelry to our thousands of dedicated customers. Featuring fashion, holiday, and collegiate designs, Seasons brings a fun yet classic look that has universal appeal. Look for Seasons Jewelry at your local retailer! Seasons Jewelry is also having their 2nd Annual Warehouse Sale Saturday, November 28, 2015 from 9am am 2pm. Savings up to 90% off! Door prize for the first 25 shoppers! Come join in the fun of Shop Small Saturday in downtown Springfield, Tennessee, just north of Nashville! What great stocking stuffers or a surprise just for YOU!

hen houseThe Hen House offers monogramming, gifts and decor! They are located on the square just across from the courthouse.

Barnfly Farms is excited to open their new tack and gift store. The store is located in Springfield, TN on the square at 504 Main Street. They will be open Tuesday through Saturday. Customers can shop with online 24 / 7 at www.barnflytack.com. There is a great selection of saddles, tack and gifts from Cowgirl Tuff, B Tuff, Oxbow, Espana Silk, Lyles Ropes, and much more.

Belk LogoBelk of Springfield, TN! Belk is where southern style lives. Celebrating 125 years of family-owned, family-operated business, Belk is a Southern-based retail chain that provides modern fashion, shoes and accessories for the entire family, as well as top-name cosmetics, a wedding registry and merchandise for the home. Belk seeks to satisfy the modern Southern lifestyle like no one else, so that customers get the fashion they desire and the value they deserve. Belk’s vision is for the modern Southern woman to count on Belk first – for her, for her family, for life. Stop by your local Belk at 2106 Memorial Blvd, Springfield, TN 37172 or call  (615) 382-5913 for more information.

The Pretty Opossum is a new stylish Baby Boutique and Women’s Boutique located at 605 S Main St, Springfield, Tennessee 37172 MAP just around the corner from “Our Serenity Shop”. You will find adorable handmade bibs, baby clothing, moccasins, handmade blankets, Ecoemi baby sweatsuits, organic cotton products, handmade wooden toys, Adorable stuffed opossums, brands like Lulu and Roo and more.They are open Tue-Fri: 11:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat: 10:00 am-4:00 pm. They will also be listing things on The Pretty Opossum On Facebook for purchase! they ship anywhere in the U.S. Just leave your PayPal address and they will send you an invoice. they will also be listing on Instagram. See a video of their grand opening


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Whitney and Ian ForresterAmerica’s Top Model Whitney Lee along with husband and executive chef Ian Forrester own and manage a farm-to-table restaurant in the heart of Robertson County’s historical downtown square. Whitney Lee’s restaurant specializes in Southern Sweets and Savories! Their trademark, “Anything worth doing is worth doing well”, which is why they make the extra effort to cook completely from scratch, support local farmers, take care of their customers, and never work with frozen or pre-packaged goods.

Whitney lees restaurantThe menu is full of southern favorites with modern touches. Their fried chicken is brined in sweet tea for 24 hours before being carefully breaded and fried by hand, in a cast-iron skillet. The fried green tomato BLT is made with applewood smoked bacon, organic lettuce and tomato from local farmers, on fresh baked bread. Red velvet is a southern staple from years of perfecting grandma’s recipe. They are made with love in small batches to ensure quality. Their number one concern is having happy customers.

Fashion Show is Saturday- November 28, at 2:00pm in front of the Historic Robertson County Courthouse

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  1. Collin Wilson November 26, 2015