April 3, 2014: Manuel Hosts His First Annual “Top Picks of Fashion”
On Thursday, April 3, 2014, Manuel hosted his first annual “Manuel’s Top Picks of Fashion” in honor of Nashville Fashion Week. Manuel invited five local designers who he felt displayed impeccable talent, style, and an influence in the Nashville Fashion Scene. Designers included Betty Malo for Betty Badd Couture, Carlos Bonola for Bonola Couture, Eric Adler, Johnathan Kayne, andNina D. Designs.
Each designer featured three of their signature looks and was awarded with a plaque commemorating their achievement. A portion of the proceeds benefited the Nashville Fashion Fund.
Manuel’s Final Fashion Show at 1922 Broadway is featured on TNT’s “Private Lives of Nashville Wives”
Stars of “Private Lives of Nashville Wives” Erika Page White, Tina Brady, Jenny Terrell, and Cassie Chapman
On Monday, March 24, 2014 Manuel’s Final Fashion Show at 1922 Broadway was featured on an episode of TNT’s “Private Lives of Nashville Wives.” Manuel asked long time friend and client Betty Malo to showcase her Betty Badd Couture jewelry line during this historic fashion show.
The ladies of TNT’s “Private Lives of Nashville Wives” walked the runway in front of a packed house with camera’s recording their every move. To watch this episode of TNT’s “Private Lives of Nashville Wives,” visit the shows website.
March 20, 2014: “Music Loves Fashion” Artist Showcase featuring 100 Miles Gone
Every 2nd Thursday, Manuel opens his showroom to the public with his monthly “Music Loves Fashion” Artist Showcase presented by Bright Star International. The artist featured in March was 100 Miles Gone, a duo based out of Texas. VRadio Nashville was also on hand broadcasting live from the 800 Broadway showroom. Proceeds from this month’s showcase benefitted Special Olympics of Tennessee.
For more information on “Music Loves Fashion,” 100 Miles Gone, and Special Olympics of Tennessee please visit Bright Star International’s Facebook page.
March 18, 2014: Manuel is announced as one of 2014’s Father of the Year Honorees!
On March 18, 2014, Manuel was announced as a Father of the Year Honoree for 2014. Other Honorees include Walter Clair, M.D., M.P.H., William H. Freeman, Dr. Randy Lowry, & J.R. Roper.
The Father of the Year Awards Ceremony will take place June 5, 2014 at the Omni Hotel Nashville with proceeds benefitting the American Diabetes Association. For more information about the Father of the Year Awards and to purchase your tickets, please visit the American Diabetes Associations website.
February 28, 2014: Manuel American Designs Welcomes ET Burk to the Neighborhood!
On February 28, 2014, ET Burk (a design gallery specializing in mid-century and modern furnishings) opened next door to Manuel American Designs at 808 Broadway.
For more information on their “modern with manners” pieces, check out their website.