Monique Lhuillier Fall 2013 Designs to Be Featured at Nashville Symphony Spring Fashion Show on April 9, 2013
Internationally known designer to feature trends in couture and ready-to-wear
NASHVILLE, TN. (January 4, 2013) Nashville Symphony has announced Monique Lhuillier as the featured designer for the Symphony Spring Fashion Show, taking place April 9, 2013, at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Co-chaired by Elizabeth Broyhill and Elizabeth Dennis, the show will preview Lhuillier’s Fall 2013 Collection and will be emceed by television personality Allison DeMarcus. A cocktail party will take place from 6-6:30 p.m., and the Schermerhorn’s Laura Turner Concert Hall will be transformed into an elegant designer runway for the show, which will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by a stylish soirée.
Monique Lhuillier is internationally recognized as one of America’s foremost couture bridal and ready-to-wear brands. Established in 1996 by Monique Lhuillier and her husband, Tom Bugbee, the company is today considered one of the leading fashion houses in terms of design, quality and innovation. Lhuillier’s signature silhouettes provoke femininity, allure and style that have made her renowned for capturing the essence of sophisticated luxury. Building on the success of her couture gowns, Lhuillier has expanded her offerings to a complete ready-to-wear and accessory collection in addition to the ML Evening, Bridesmaids and Bliss bridal collections.
A Trunk Show to kick off the Fashion Show announcement will be hosted by Gus Mayer on Friday, January 18, at The Mall at Green Hills from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Trunk Show will feature Lhuillier’s Spring 2013 Collection and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Nashville Symphony. "Monique Lhuillier has become one of America's premier designers. Her transition from bridal to ready-to-wear and evening was seamless. We are honored to feature her Fall 2013 collection at this year's event!" said Co-Chair Elizabeth Broyhill.
“The Symphony Spring Fashion Show brings the best of beautiful designs into this fabulous building and is one of the top social events each spring,” adds Co-Chair Elizabeth Dennis. “We are so pleased to be a part of this event, knowing that it supports the Nashville Symphony.”
Proceeds from the Symphony Spring Fashion Show will assist the Nashville Symphony in reaching more than 250,000 children and adults through free music education programs and community concerts; bringing world-renowned artists such as Joshua Bell, Edgar Meyer and Smokey Robinson to perform for local audiences; and supporting the work of today’s leading composers.
About Nashville Symphony
The GRAMMY® Award-winning Nashville Symphony has earned an international reputation for its innovative programming and its commitment to performing, recording and commissioning works by America’s leading composers. The Nashville Symphony has released 19 recordings on Naxos, which have received 14 GRAMMY® nominations and seven GRAMMY® Awards, making NSO one of the most active recording orchestras in the country. With more than 140 performances annually, the 85-member orchestra offers a broad range of classical, pops and jazz, and children’s concerts, while its extensive education and community engagement programs inspire over 250,000 children and adults each year.
About Monique Lhuillier
Monique Lhuillier has become synonymous with refined design, meticulous construction and unparalleled glamour. Monique Lhuillier is currently available in 140 stores throughout the world, including prestigious retailers such as Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus and Harvey Nichols. The Monique Lhuillier flagship boutiques, located in Beverly Hills and Minneapolis and most recently New York City, are home to all Monique Lhuillier collections.