Nashville Weekly Sales & Events: Dec 28 - Jan 1

We hope everyone had a very happy holiday! Just when you thought it was okay to take a break from shopping, there are TONS of after Christmas sales. Berry Hill

Parlour Vintage - All dresses are 25% off through Dec. 31. If you're looking for sequins this is the place to go! Parlour Vintage is located inside the Gas Lamp Antique Mall.


Stacey Rhodes Boutique - The Winter Sale is now up to 75% off and  includes dresses, shoes, boots, belts, scarves, gloves, jewelry, select TOMS Shoes and more.

Cool Springs

House of Stella - All Betsey Johnson and Wildfox is on sale and all Voluspa and Simpatico candles are 20% off.

East Nashville

Diamond Star Halo Vintage - All items are 30% off!

Goodbuy Girls - Hundreds of items have been marked down to $5-$15 to make room for Spring inventory.

Edgehill Village

Ivey - Ivey's after Christmas sales is going on now.

Nest Interiors - We received some bittersweet news this week. Our dearest Nest Interiors will be closing on January 8. We wish Stephanie the best and know she's going to go on to do amazing things. Edgehill Village isn't going to be the same without her. Now is your time to hit Nest since everything is 40-50% off and all consignment is 10% off.

This amazing chandelier was originally $495 & is now $198.

Green Hills

Billy Reid - Season End Sale happening now.

The Cosmetic Market - This is one of my favorite sales of the year! It's a great time to stock up on product and the sale is happening at all three Cosmetic Market locations.

Hemline - Need a New Year's Eve dress? All dresses and sequins are 20% off.

Levy's - Semi-Annual Sale!

Monkee's - Friday and Saturday only check out Monkee's New Year's Sale

Posh - Coats & sweaters are 20% off, plus there's always a stocked sale room at the Hillsboro Village location.

Sylvan Park

Fabu - Great deals on all merchandise through January 7.


Teely's Boutique - Storewide sale online!

We’ll update our Boutiques page through the weekend as we hear of more sales.

Happy Shopping and Happy New Year!!





Nashville Weekly Sales & Events - Dec. 22 - 24

YOU HAVE THREE SHOPPING DAYS...THREE! My internal monologue is literally yelling that at me right now, so I felt compelled to share. Hopefully, you just need a few more stocking stuffers to round out your list. Let's make the most of the time we have left! Here are a few of the special sales that are happening now. Brentwood

Stacey Rhodes Boutique - Their Winter Sale is still happening and now you can find some items marked down 50-75% off.

Edgehill Village

Nest Interiors - 10% off consignment and 40% off everything else through Saturday! Nest has some of my favorite holiday decorations.

whats-in-store - The 12 Days of Christmas are in full swing.  Make sure you're on the whats-in-store email list to get their daily online deals!


Gin-O Boutique - One of our favorite stores in Franklin has had a special deal each day. Follow them on Facebook to find out about today's deal.

Green Hills

Cosmetic Market - Book your appointment and get your holiday make-up!

Levy's - Need a few last minute gifts?

Two Elle - You only have three days to shop Two Elle and say farewell to our favorite rabbits. Everything from photos to books to furniture is available for purchase, so you can have your very own piece of Wonderland.

Parlour Vintage - All dresses are 25% off now through Dec. 31 at the Parlour Vintage stall inside the Gas Lamp Antique Mall. If you're looking for sequins, it's definitely worth the trip!

Sylvan Park

Fabu - Fabu is another one of my favorite places to buy gifts and holiday decorations. Join them tonight (Thursday) for one last Shop & Sip before Christmas.

Where ever you end up shopping these last three days, shop local! We'll update our posts and Boutiques page through the week as we hear of more deals.

Happy Shopping and Happy Holidays!!



Nashville Weekly Sales & Events - Dec. 15 - 18

Another week has come and nearly gone and I'm still no further ahead on my Christmas shopping. Luckily there are so many special deals, trunk shows and events this weekend, hopefully I can knock it all out. You're going to need time to organize your shopping strategy for the weekend, so let's get right to the savings. 12 South

Closet Case Vintage - Today is the day for the Closet Case Holiday Party online and in store (inside Katy K's). Shop, sip and take 30% off your purchase from 2pm-8pm. Use Coupon Code ANNUALSALE11 at check out in the Etsy store.

Moda - There are some beautiful accessories here that would make great gifts, but if you're still on the hunt for clothes to wear to all of your holiday parties or New Year's Eve, you need to head to Moda now.

The Label - I have an obsession with a new line of leather goods. The Label is carrying a fabulous local line of wallets and accessories by Josh Marx. I want this dopp kit for me! The fabric liner is washable and is treated so that spills can just be wiped out.

Josh Marx Dopp Kit, $325

The Label is also home to Love & Flak. We introduced you to Rachel & Katie Dodson and their badass bullet necklaces last year and we're still obsessed with them.

Serendipity - The new shipment of Re-Creating Juliette necklaces are in and they're beautiful. These one-of-a-kind necklaces make amazing gifts. You can read more about Debby Kidder and her gorgeous jewelry line in our August Get To Know.


Local Honey - Sunday night!


Stacey Rhodes Boutique - Their annual Winter Sale is still going strong and now you can take 50% off select apparel, shoes and accessories.

Edgehill Village

Ivey - Ivey is also joining in on the 12 Days of Christmas fun. Make sure you join their email list. There are additional savings coupons that you need to have. One of them is 40% off all coats!

Ivey is also the only retail shop carrying our December Get To Know, Honey & Marrow.

Honey & Marrow, Stay Lucky, $65

Nest Interiors - My favorite ornaments on my Christmas tree this year have come from Nest! There is still quite a bit to choose from and it's all 10-25% off.


whats-in-store - Whats-in-store's 12 Days of Christmas is going on now in store and online. We have one more special Stella Saves Reader Deal for you though. Starting Thursday, Dec. 15 through Sunday, Dec. 18 use coupon code STELLASAVES and take 15% off your purchase of $50 or more.


Peter Nappi - I hope to make my first trip to Peter Nappi Friday night!

Green Hills

Billy Reid - Holiday Sale!


The Cosmetic Market - Head over to The Cosmetic Market's Facebook page to find out their daily 12 Days of Christmas deals.

The Cotton Mill - I first met Brook Worthington at the nD Festival Patrons Party. Her jewelry is beautiful and would make a fabulous gift.

Levy's - Levy's Fall & Winter Sale is going on now.

Roya Boutique - Join Roya Boutique for drinks, bites and shopping deals at their Christmas party this Friday from 5pm-8pm.

Two Elle - Two Elle is closing in on their final days. December 24 is their last day, so make sure you stop by, stock up on those bunny shirts and bid our favorite rabbits adieu.


Lucy Pop Salon - We have been dying to see The Trunk, Sleeveless' new mobile boutique! Stop by Lucy Pop Friday from 2pm-7pm and see The Trunk for yourself. Sleeveless will be there along with State, a new menswear concept by stylist Abby Franklin. Lucy Pop will also be hosting happy hour in their blowdry bar from 5-7pm! For more details, head over to Lucy Pop's site.

Sylvan Park

Fabu -I love Fabu for holiday decorations and their accessories!

West End

Studio 615 - Join Studio 615 Thursday night for Girls Beauty Night Out from 5pm - 8pm!

UAL - New merchandise literally comes in every day here and some designer merch has been marked down 40%. I'm still smitten with my L.A.M.B. handbag  I got for a steal at $100.


Freshie and Zero – Spend your Sunday supporting local artisans!  Before you head to Local Honey's Holiday Soiree, visit The Stahlman Building Mezzanine (211 Union St) from 1-6pm. Join jewelry designer, Beth Lawrence of Freshie & Zero along with her most talented friends as they showcase their collections of handmade products.  Shop delicate jewelry by Freshie & Zero, dreamy artwork and accessories by Elizabeth Foster of Nashville, stitched creations by Ivey Handcrafted of Chattanooga, and natural body care by Rinse Bath and Body of Atlanta. There will also be crafting stations, so you’ll be able to take part in the fun.  And it’s FREE!

Freshie and Zero

Ivey Handcrafted

Don’t forget to use our Boutiques page for a quick hit list of sales this weekend.

Happy Shopping!


Shop Like You Give A Damn: Sustainable Stocking Stuffers Part 2

Our favorite fashionable vegan, Marcia Masulla, is back this week with more fantastic sustainable stocking stuffers that you can feel great about giving or receiving. You’ve survived it this far.

And, although there was that rather awkward moment under the mistletoe, you’re almost there kid.  The New Year is upon us and we here at Stella Shops have some exciting Shop Like You Give A Damn updates for you that include Sustainable Style posts in 2012 to help keep you compassionate and chic' every week. Get ready for Sustainable Sunday! Christmas certainly came early this year, right?

Since, we’ve already given you the scoop on how to appease your family for another 365 days, now is the time to show mad mad love to the rest of your crew. Here are some cruelty-free holiday gift ideas for your besties, boyfriend, and beyond!

Does your cube-mate always treat you to coffee or giggle with you when your Anna Wintour wanna-be boss throws rank on you? Treat them to a Decomposition Book ($8) made from 100% postconsumer-waste. This recycled-paper notebook with many whimsical covers to choose from will make passing notes in class guilt-free.

A new winter bag will spark a smile upon any lucky girl’s face, and luxury handbag designer Rebecca Minkoff’s new affordable collection R & Em just happens to be 100% Vegan to boot! This collection is a Macy’s exclusive and priced from $38 - $118.

With cash still left in your wallet, show the world who you deem your BFF with this tongue-in-cheek Rebecca Minkoff Best Friends iPhone Case Duo. $68 will solidify your dynamic duo status!

Is your pal turning over a new leaf and interested in investing in a healthy diet for the impending year? Head to recently opened Parnassus Books and stock up on these delightful reads by author Isa Chandra Moskowitz:

Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World: 75 Dairy-Free Recipes for Cupcakes that Rule

Vegan Brunch

Vegan with a Vengeance: Over 150 Delicious, Cheap, Animal-Free Recipes That Rock

Perhaps, your gift recipient isn’t kitchen savvy? Trust me, I totally understand. Gulity as charged. Gift them with a week’s worth of Vegan Meal Delivery! It’s simple and easy on the budget with Nashville based My Veggie Chef. Enjoy a diverse menu of items that range from tasty Indian-Spiced Quinoa with Pine Nuts and Raisins to Vegetable Gumbo with Rice.  Five entrees that feed 2 people will set you back around $80 with options to add on a la carte items too.  Maybe they’ll share with you?

Do you devour Vogue and love your mutt too?

Fall in love with CFDA Award winning designer and animal activist John Bartlett. His collection benefits The Tiny Tim Rescue Fund, a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization that was started to honor the memory of his three-legged pit bull rescue named Tiny Tim. The organization is dedicated to raising and distributing funds for dog rescue groups who pull animals directly from high-kill shelters thereby saving the lives of countless innocent dogs. The money raised by the Tiny Tim Rescue Fund goes to providing these dogs with proper medical attention, foster parents and, eventually, a loving, forever home. Fashion with a purpose never looked so good.

Women's Pullover $45; Men's Pullover $65; Kids Tee $25; Totes $25

Scoop up a pair of tickets to the 2nd Annual Nashville Humane Association’s Unleashed and you’ll be the Queen of the Secret Santas! Unleashed is a snazzy and fun dinner and fashion show with your dog that will feature local fashion and jewelry designers who have created custom “canine couture” pieces for the runway. NHA pets of all shapes and sizes are up for adoption and will be strutting their stuff down the runway with local celebrity pet lovers. General tickets are $80. Catwalk Tickets are available for $150.

Treat your dearest friend (or yourself… let’s keep it real here) to some vegan kicks from the current Olsenhaus collection that will keep everyone on their toes on how fabulous leather and suede can really be! The faux suede Charm ($125) and the Camp closed toe mule ($240) will keep the Baroque and Rocker trends afloat while the flamboyant Tokyo ($250) made from recycled faux-suede and the sparkle of the Legacy will infuse impact to any look.

The handsome fella in your life will look smashing in his very own Otis James necktie or bowtie ($110) where every detail is hand finished, from the stamps and painting on the labels to the buttonholes and slipstitches on each tie.  You can purchase from the website, Imogene & Willie, Old Made Good, or even custom design your very own!

Revered celeb stylist Estee Stanley’s capsule collection for Genetic Denim is inspired by the Kill Bill flicks and spike adorned The Bride Dress ($297) is perfect for any kick-ass female in your life. Check out those spikes!

That’s all now folks! Please continue to keep shopping like you give a damn. Your consumer dollars are your voice.  I wish you a very Happy Holidays and look forward to ringing in the New Year with you all.








Photo by Ashley Hylbert