By KENDALL GILFILLAN
One trip to 12 South and you will soon learn why it has emerged over the years as one of Nashville’s hottest neighborhoods. With amazing restauarants, boutique shops, coffee shops and beautiful historic homes to admire, it’s easy to see what keeps locals and tourists alike coming back for more!
We recently took a stroll down 12th South, shared some lovely conversations with store owners and filled up on several of the dining options- all in the name of putting together a Neighborhood Guide for you to more easily navigate 12 South! Keep reading to get a glimpse inside some of our favorite shops and restaurants!
Judith Bright houses unique handmade jewelry crafted from the finest materials and hand picked gemstones. You’re sure to see these pieces all over town and beyond, and now you know where to get your own!
Emerson Grace is a boutique that brings West Coast style to 12th South. With stylists on hand to personally assist customers discover and realize their own personal style.
Reese Witherspoon’s southern-style boutique is built upon complete and total Southern Hospitality. Everyone greets you and everything is for sale- even the art on the walls!
Self described as “a general store for the modern day tastemaker”, White’s is a one-stop place for home-goods, thoughtful gifts, and clothing!
A Nashville staple, Imogene + Willie set up shop in an old service station to sell high-end blue jeans.
An “edgy-glam boutique” that sells women’s clothing and accessories. Perfect for both day and night looks!
Handcrafted leather goods made in Italy and sold in Nashville! Shoes, boots and more… Yes, please!
HERO is an upscale women’s clothing boutique created by a celebrity stylist. Intended to dazzle, their merchandise is TO DIE FOR. Just look at the shoes…
Deceptively simple leather handbags made with exquisite materials and beautiful details. This quaint little shop also houses beautiful shoes and clothes to complete the outfit!
A neighborhood bistro serving authentic (and delicious) Lebanese food, Epice offers moderately priced and healthy options.
Burger Up is a Nashville hot-spot and always on my list of recommendations for visitors. With a menu that is friendly to all diets and a killer happy hour, you certainly need to stop in!
Five Daughters is a family business that has taken Nashville by storm. It’s not hard to see (or taste) why…
Food, drink, and coffee served breakfast through dinner!
Frozen treats made with fresh fruit, vegetables and nuts!