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See What Happened at the 2018 Southern Women's Show!

Monte Durham from TLC's Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta

Monte Durham is the Fashion Director at Bridals by Lori, the South’s premier bridal salon featured on TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress: AtlantaHe’s the impossibly tall, silver-haired Southern gentleman with the sly sense of humor who lives for the challenges of “jacking up” brides and silencing unruly entourages.  Along with dressing brides, Monte also devotes his time and passion to volunteering with Capital Caring, a hospice organization and his support of The Welsh Terrier Cares, America’s Non-Profit Welsh Terrier Rescue Service. In addition, he is also the official emcee of Discovery Communications’ Say Yes to the Prom, an annual event that rewards high-achieving high school girls with prom makeovers and donated dresses.
When Monte isn’t busy dressing beautiful brides, helping reward deserving young women, or volunteering his time to Non-Profits, he can be found building the M.O.N.T.E. brand, a line of hair care that he launched in the fall of 2012. The wonderful collection of five essential hair products simplifies styling so women can achieve salon-quality results at home.
Don’t miss your chance to meet Monte at the Fashion & Entertainment Stage at 1pm on Saturday, October 6th  Sponsored by Academy Sports + Outdoors.

"Hollywood" Book Signing Tour

We are delighted to announce that Keegan Allen will be joining us on Sunday, October 7 at 1pm on the Fashion and Entertainment Stage. Keegan is an actor, photographer, and bestselling author known for his role as Toby Cavanaugh on 7 seasons of Freeform's Pretty Little Liars. Keegan is a Hollywood native, growing up in a world that millions visit and many more imagine. He is also a lifelong photographer whose first book, "", was a national bestseller.
Now Keegan has turned his eye and camera to the place he knows best. His recently released second book "Hollywood", captures the beauty and glamour of the place itself - by revealing the city we see - and the one we don't! Purchase Keegan's 2nd book, get it signed, and get your photo taken with him during the book signing experience! Purchase is necessary to meet Keegan.
Keegan Allen Book Signing Package - $40.00
Package includes an exclusive meet & greet and book signing with Keegan Allen from Freeform’s #1 hit show, Pretty Little Liars. In addition, you will receive a copy of Keegan’s most recently released book, “Hollywood: Photos and Stories from Foreverland”, one ticket to the Southern Women's Show, one Women's Show reusable shopping bag and reserved seating at the Fashion & Entertainment Stage where Keegan will be on stage for his public appearance. Limited Availability. Click Here for tickets.

Keegan will also be signing autographs for $15. (includes one autograph and one photo).

Alabama's 2018 Female Country Artist of the Year, Shelbie Z

Born and raised in Sumiton, Alabama with music all around, Shelbie Z was meant to be a star. When the opportunity to audition for Season 5 of the hit NBC Show “The Voice” came around, she knew this was her chance. Turning the chairs of not one, not two, but three super star judges, Shelbie Z began her journey along side coach Blake Shelton. Her talents helped her advance to the Top 20. After her time on “The Voice”, she went on to become a Top 24 contestant on Fox’s “Farewell Season of American Idol.” Most recently, she has been named Alabama's 2018 Female Country Artist of the Year! She has opened up for big names such as Sara Evans, Billy Currington, Lynyrd Skynard, and more. With her ability to mix her true country roots with a bluesy Rock n’ Roll style; she creates a unique listening experience you don’t want to miss! 

You can catch Shelbie Z on the Fashion & Entertainment Stage on Friday at 1pm.

Dana Cody - Star of Oxygen’s Boss Nails and Bravo’s Real Housewives of New York

Top line nail expert and serial entrepreneur, 30 year old Dana Cody is the owner of Tippie Toes Beauty Lounge, a full service nail salon that specializes in some of the most extravagant manicures and pedicures ever to be done based in Miami.

Dana first made her mark on the nail world when she introduced Treasure Nails - a patented process of applying swarvoski crystals to nails that is only done at Dana Cody’s Tippie Toes salons and featured in several magazines and shows as in: Nail Pro, Nailed, CNN, TMZ, Essence, Ebony, Wendy Williams, Bravo TV.
Dana was also the star of Boss Nails on Oxygen, a reality show that followed the daily undertakings of Dana and her salon team as she oversaw and trained her team at Tippie Toes as well as the daily business tasks that running a salon commands. She also appeared on Real Housewives of New York as the soon to be step mother of Aviva Drescher.
Dana is excited to share her story with all of your at this year's Southern Women's Show! Don't miss her stage appearances on Thursday, October 4th at 11am & 2pm, Friday, October 5th at 2pm,  and Saturday, October 6th at 3pm all on the Fashion & Entertainment Stage.
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