7 Must-Shop Destinations For Denim In Nashville
The perfect pair of jeans may seem like a figment of the imagination, but when it comes to Nashville’s burgeoning denim scene you may get close to finding them. Check out these seven must-shop destinations for denim in Nashville.
imogene + willie: imogene + willie is your answer for custom-cut denim that you’ll have for years. This denim shop was established in 2009, when it set up shop in a 1950s service station, and has been serving Nashville and beyond with extraordinary denim ever since. Now, imogene + willie’s line of denim has grown to include different cuts and rises in an array of washes, including a dark indigo wash, a light wash and black denim. Don’t miss the women’s Elizabeth Santa Paula jean, a high-rise style that will go with everything this fall.
Haymakers & Co.: Haymakers & Co. is an upscale menswear mercantile in Nashville’s Hillsboro neighborhood, serving up apparel, leather goods and designer denim in an ultra-cool setting. Check out Haymakers & Co. for men’s denim from coveted labels like Citizens of Humanity, J Brand, Gilded Age and more. While you’re there, don’t forget to check out the in-house barber shop, which offers men’s hair and shave services.
ABLE: Formerly known as FashionABLE, Nashville’s ABLE is a go-to destination for on-trend women’s apparel and accessories, with an on-point denim selection to boot. ABLE was founded with the mission to end generational poverty by employing women who have overcome challenging circumstances, as the brand manufactures directly in the neighborhoods they hope to lift up and impact. Thanks to ABLE, shoppers can feel great wearing their purchase. ABLE’s line of denim features skinny, high-rise and boyfriend cuts, each with a flattering silhouette.
Denim & Spirits: Denim & Spirits is a by-appointment shop, offering an array of American heritage-style clothing for men. Look to Denim & Spirits for vintage-inspired denim that has details from another era—like the Indigo 45 jean, which are handmade in Tennessee from American-made denim. To top off the look, peek Denim & Spirits’ line of shirts, which includes the Indigo Denim button down and blue chambray shirt.
Draper James: Any Reese Witherspoon fans out there? Don’t miss the actress’ lifestyle brand and boutique, Draper James, during your next trip to Nashville. Located in the heart of the city’s 12 South neighborhood, Draper James carries women’s clothing, accessories and handbags, along with home accents. Look to the boutique for luxury denim apparel, like the skinny Tootsie jean and structured Ryman denim jacket.
The Hip Zipper: The Hip Zipper is Nashville’s one-stop spot for all things vintage—including denim–at affordable prices. Check out this East End shop for a unique denim shopping experience, where you can rest assured that no matter what you bring home, the odds of you seeing someone else wearing what you’ve got are slim to none. Follow The Hip Zipper on Instagram to stay up-to-date on the latest vintage arrivals before your visit.
Vinnie Louise: Don’t miss Vinnie Louise in Nashville’s 12 South neighborhood, which has a selection of carefully curated women’s clothing at accessible price points. Vinnie and Louise’s selection of denim runs the gamut, with vintage-inspired bell-bottoms, embroidered denim skirts and denim overalls up for grabs, all for under $100.
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