Gary Allan celebrated the one-year anniversary of The Label, his chic menswear store in Nashville's trendy 12 South neighborhood, with a fashionable soiree on Thursday night. Allan and Renee Layher, his fashion stylist and partner in the store, welcomed guests including the legendary costumer Manuel, rockers Adrian Belew and Jonathan Cain, and a packed house comprised of store clients, designers, family and friends.
Allan treated guests to an acoustic set which included a few of his hits and his new radio single "Every Storm Runs Out of Rain."
Unique to Nashville, The Label offers cutting-edge design in suits, fine denim, dress shirts, vests, jewelry, home furnishings and more. Among the music artists who have shopped there are The Band Perry, Kellie Pickler with husband Kyle Jacobs, Kix Brooks, Ronnie Dunn, Martina McBride, Jake Owen and rockers Axl Rose, Joe Walsh, Journey and The Moody Blues.
Over 90% of the products carried in the store are made in the U.S.A. Tony Sartino, designer for Prince, Kings of Leon, Bon Jovi and Goo Goo Dolls, creates custom-made clothing exclusive to The Label. Other designers include Logan Riese, Prophetik by local designer Jeff Garner, Moods of Norway, Demon Riff leathers, Robin's Jeans, Tuesday Night Band Practice, Stand and Deliver by Corey Parks, Lisa Carrier candles, Baron Hats, DAO Home furnishings, and jewelry by Jennifer Jesse Smith, Christian Evans, Templar, and Soffer Ari. Many designers are sold exclusively in the Southeast at The Label. Personal styling is available. For additional information, please visit www.thelabelnashville.com.
Photos above in order: Renee Layher, Gary Allan with Jonathan Cain, keyboardist for the supergroup Journey and a loyal customer of The Label (photo by Jim Shea); Gary Allan with jewelry designer Edgar Diaz of Vintage Ware (photo by Jim Shea); Gary Allan with Manuel (photo by Jim Shea); Gary Allan with Renee Layher and Monica Thompson (photo by Jim Shea)