4Memphis and Memphis Fashion Design Network honor the movers and makers who embody and create Memphis fashion. From designers to proprietors, early career to storied icons, this collection of style setters is dressing Memphis, beautifully. Our fashion shoot location this month is the former home of Dr. George Nichopoulos which has been restored to its original 1970s charm. The Nichopoulos family maintained the ownership of the home, and the design was influenced by the friendship of Elvis and Dr. Nick, until Dr. Nichopoulos' death. Elvis financed the home for his friend and was instrumental in designing the house including the racquetball court.
Photography: LINDSEY LISSAU PHOTOGRAPHY
Styling: AUGUSTA CAMPBELL
Styling Assistant: LAUREN DRAFFIN
Makeup: TIFFANY BISHOP
MOZIAH BRIDGES Suit and Shirt:MODEL’S OWN Tie:MO’S BOWS // ABBY PHILLIPS Dress: LORI JAMES Necklace: KITTIE KYLE // AUGUSTA CAMPBELL Outfit and Jewelry: MODEL’S OWN Scarf: SORELLE BOUTIQUE // BABBIE LOVETT Top: KITTIE KYLE Necklaces: KITTIE KYLE // CINDY GAMBRELL Outfit: KITTIE KYLE Necklace and Earrings: KITTIE KYLE // BECCA BELZ Dress: PINK DOOR Jewelry: BECCA BELZ JEWELRY // HAL LANSKY Jacket, Pants and Shirt: LANSKY BROS. // PAT KERR TIGRETT Outfit: PAT KERR COUTURE COLLECTION
“Memphis fashion is an opportunity for local designers, an opportunity for creativity and styling, and the opportunity to grow as a creative community.”Abby Phillips Director, Memphis Fashion Design Network
"Memphis fashion is a creative outlet in a city that is often very traditional. The opportunities here continue to allow each generation to express their own individual sense of style. "CIndy Gambrell Owner, Kittie Kyle
“Memphis fashion is the way we cover up or show who we are. Fashion is a costume - to be who we are that day and be real or play let’s pretend.”Babbie Lovett, Fashion Innovator
“Memphis fashion is so much creativity, a great vibe, diversity, and people supporting each other to dive into this industry that is a fabric of its own.”Augusta Campbell, Production Stylist
“Memphis fashion, like its legendary music, is second to none! We are known throughout the world for our cool sounds and fashions.”Hal J. Lansky, Lansky Brothers-2nd Generation
“Memphis fashion has soul which separates us from other places... we are different. If you have a dream, Memphis has a very close-knit arts community. We all support each other, and it has been very rewarding to be a part of it.”Becca Belz, Jewelry Designer
“Memphis fashion is showing what we are all about, and our style influences without using any words.”Moziah Bridges, Emerging Fashion Designer & Founder Mo's Bows
“Memphis fashion is a brilliant place to start in the fashion industry and to become a part of fashion worldwide.”Pat Kerr Tigrett, Couture Designer, Pat Kerr Costume
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