Dolly Parton is giving fans a glimpse into her iconic fashion choices with a new exhibit in Nashville. Titled "Dolly Parton and the Makers: My Life in Rhinestones," the exhibit showcases 25 of the singer's favorite and most iconic looks throughout her storied career. Opening on October 31 at Lipscomb University, the exhibit coincides with the release of Dolly's latest book, "Behind the Seams: My Life in Rhinestones."
The exhibit not only features Dolly's dazzling gowns, but also highlights the designers and stylists behind her elaborate outfits. From her black and silver dress with spiderweb-like mesh accents to her sparkling shoes and accessories, fans will have the opportunity to get an up-close look at the singer's unique fashion sense.
Expressing her amusement at the extensive collection of outfits, Dolly jokingly remarked, "That's a lot of living." The Grammy-winning artist also revealed her personal favorite dress in the exhibition, the one she wore during her emotional performance of "He's Alive" at the 1989 CMA Awards.
Lipscomb University President, Candice McQueen, said, "We are thrilled to partner with Dolly Parton to offer the community this exciting opportunity to have an up-close look at some of her favorite outfits and to learn more about these treasured looks." The exhibition aims to celebrate Dolly's significant contributions to the entertainment industry, as her music and fashion have left an indelible mark on popular culture.
Dolly further addressed her unique outfits on her new podcast, "What Would Dolly Do," where she discussed the importance of being comfortable in one's own skin and fashion choices. Offering a fresh perspective on style, Dolly highlights the power of feeling confident and projecting one's true essence through fashion.
Fans of Dolly Parton and fashion enthusiasts alike have until December 9 to experience the magic behind Dolly's fashion statements. The exhibit promises to be a captivating journey through the singer's illustrious career and her remarkable sense of style.