7 New Places to Shop That Opened in 2018

Shop, dream, dress your child, and fill your home – new places to shop that opened in 2018

1. A’ Beautiful Soul


On the lower level of the CoolSprings Galleria next to Altar’d State, you’ll find A’Beautiful Soul, which opened in August 2018.

A’Beautiful Soul is an extension of the women’s fashion boutique Altar’d State. The mission of both stores is to Stand Out. For A’Beautiful Soul, they’ve carefully curated a new line of amazing fashion for their guests sizes 14-24. And, just like with the Altar’d State brand, a portion of the proceeds from every sale goes to help feed, clothe, and educate children around the world. They also support local charities in your community when you shop on #MissionMonday. Read more here. 

2. The Purple Butterfly

At 142 2nd Avenue North in downtown Franklin, a new children’s store opened in March of 2018. The Purple Butterfly offers children’s clothing and toys.

Owner, Dale Buddle shared, “We chose Franklin because of the quaintness of the town, and the long-standing reputation Franklin has for unique shops. The support given to local merchants is phenomenal and was a pleasant surprise. We couldn’t be happier.”  Read more here. 

3. Onyx & Alabaster

Tanya Hembree of Tanya Hembree Design opened home decor store Onyx & Alabaster in April 2018.

Hembree, who has an interior design studio next to The Factory in Franklin, will not only offer interior design services but opened the home decor store in downtown Franklin in a historic home circa 1800s right next to the new hotel project on Second Avenue. Read more here. 

4. Changing Seasons

Changing Seasons Shoppe, in Spring Hill, opened in February 2018, offering a range of items, such as kids items, clothing, jewelry, hand-painted signs, candles and more.

The store is located at 3011 Harrah Drive, Spring Hill with hours of operation from 10a – 5p Mon-Sat and 12p-3p on Sunday. Read more here. 

5. Restoration Hardware (RH Nashville)

The luxurious home store Restoration Hardware opened an impressive new store next to The Mall at Green Hills last year. Restoration Hardware (now called RH Nashville, The Gallery at Green Hills) opened its four-story gallery with a ribbon cutting on June 15.

The store is located in the former Carabba’s restaurant. As described by the Green Hills Mall on Facebook, RH Nashville is “a four-story, 70,000 square-foot design gallery that blurs the lines between residential and retail, indoors and outdoors, home and hospitality.” Read more here. 

6. Moo Country in Leiper’s Fork

Leiper’s Fork welcomed a new boutique in October. Moo Country,4208 Old Hillsboro Road, owned by Dawn Ann Ritter (known in the modeling & acting world as Dawn Ann Billings), features unique vintage and contemporary clothing, jewelry, and home accessories. This will be the second location for Moo Country, the first one is located in Montana. Read more here. 

7. Amelia’s Flowers

Amelia’s Flowers opened their first brick-and-mortar location in The Factory in Franklin in November 2018. They are located down the hallway across from Carnivore Market. Amelia’s Flowers is best known for their vintage Volkswagon Transporter flower trucks. You can still find Amelia’s Flower Truck at various locations throughout Nashville. The Factory location gives the company the ability to stay open year round. Read more here.