Mark Your Calendars - Naked Without Us - April 19-24

We've been hinting about Naked Without Us for a few weeks and now we have some festival details for you.  The most important thing you need to know...Buy your All Access Passes!  There are a limited number and with over 20 amazing, independent designers and over 30 regional and national bands, you're not going to want to miss a night.  Passes are $30 and you can purchase them now at Grimey's.
As we lead up to the event, we'll have dedicated posts profiling the designers and boutiques who are a part of the festival.  But for now, here's your sneak peek at the NWU schedule....

Monday April 19th
Monday's kickoff party is open to the public and best of all, it's free!  And not only is Chancellor Warhol one of the music acts that evening, his clothing line, Marti McFli is part of the Street Tees Fashion Show on Wednesday.

Tuesday April 20th 
The Yazoo Designer Competition and Silent Auction begins Tuesday and runs through Saturday.  Participating designers have been given the Yazoo Hefeweizen logo to use as their design inspiration for one piece of their collection.  The results will be auctioned off in a silent auction with proceeds benefiting the Rob Bironas Fund.

Wednesday April 21st
Panels will be held Wednesday and Thursday at Belmont University discussing the relationship of Fashion and Music.  Wednesday evening's fashion show will feature Street Tee designers, like Marti McFli 

JUST ANNOUNCED!  The super cool Boy Meets Girl will be headlining the Street Tees show!!

Thursday April 22nd
Thursday concludes the Fashion and Music Panels at Belmont and this evening's fashion show will feature some of Nashville's best (and some of Stella's fave) boutiques.

Friday April 23rd
Friday means it's time for the Stella Shops Boutique Crawl!!  We're really excited for the crawl and we'll keep you posted on participating stores, trunk shows and other special offers.  Friday evening is the Emerging Designers Fashion Show featuring a fantastic group of designers like Squasht from Chicago and Clare Bare from Brooklyn.


Update:  Check out our post on the Boutique Crawl for all the info.

Saturday April 24th
Saturday afternoon will be your shopping opportunity with the Naked Without Us Marketplace.  The Marketplace will be located in the Gulch and will feature NWU designers and boutiques with live entertainment and refreshments at Urban Outfitters.  All access pass holders will receive 10% off their total Urban Outfitters purchase on Saturday too.  The evening will conclude with the NWU Originals Fashion Show at Mercy Lounge featuring amazing designers like Amanda Valentine of Valentine Valentine Clothing and Amy Breen of Amy B Designs.