Meet Vern Yip, nationally known designer, author + TV host, at the Southern Women's Show in Memphis. Vern is perhaps best known from HGTV and for his four seasons on TLC's popular design-swap reality show, "Trading Spaces", which aired from 2000 to 2008, and is now making a spring 2018 return to TLC featuring Vern and many of the original cast of designers.
Vern has also appeared on NBC’s “Home Intervention” and is one of HGTV’s most recognizable designers, most notably as host of “Deserving Design,” “Urban Oasis,” and “Live in Vern’s House,’ and as a judge on “Design Star.” He is the author “Vern Yip's Design Wise: Your Smart Guide to a Beautiful Home.”
Vern will appear on the Fashion & Entertainment Stage on Saturday, March 10, and share design advice, home décor tips, and stylish living inspiration, and offer a glimpse into what viewers can expect from the new season of “Trading Spaces.”
Vern Yip VIP Experience
Bring your design questions for an exclusive VIP meet and greet with everyone's favorite designer, Vern Yip, from TLC's Trading Spaces. The VIP Experience Ticket Package will include an exclusive meet and greet with Vern, one ticket to the Southern Women's Show, one Southern Women's Show reusable shopping bag, a copy of Vern's book "Design Wise: Your Smart Guide to a Beautiful Home", the opportunity to submit a design question upon entering the VIP meet & greet (Vern will select a few of the questions and answer them during the meet & greet), Reserved seating at the Main Fashion & Entertainment Stage where Vern will appear after the VIP Meet & Greet for his public appearance and presentation. Cost is $35 each.
Availability is limited, click here to purchase.
Naja "The Naja" Rickette
, aka The Naja
, is an award-winning, celebrity nail artist. She has been a salon owner, brand ambassador, and international educator. Her work has been seen on Mary J. Blige, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, and LL Cool J. She has a Guinness World Records
title under her belt, and is most recognized for her role spanning 5 seasons on WeTV’s hit reality TV show LA Hair
. Her passion is helping young entrepreneurs in the beauty industry make consistent cash from their craft. She offers online courses and coaching on the business side of beauty.
She will be appearing on the Fashion & Entertainment Stage
on Friday, March 9th and Saturday, March 10th at 1 pm
. She will also be selling her line of Nailed by Naja scented nail polish all weekend!
Juliette Porter from MTV's Siesta Key
, star of MTV's newest hit reality TV show, Siesta Key
, will be appearing at the Southern Women's Show on Sunday, March 11th
. She's part of the hottest new docuseries that follows a group of young adults confronting issues of love, heartbreak, betrayal, class, and looming adulthood as they spend the summer together in their beautiful hometown.
Garrett Miller was originally scheduled to appear, but due to sickness, Juliette will be appearing at the show in his place. She will be on the Fashion & Entertainment Stage on Sunday, March 11th at 1pm and will be signing autographs and taking photos immediately following.
Brunch with Jim
On Friday, March 9th
, come enjoy Brunch with Jim
as he prepares one of his favorite dishes. News Channel 3 Meteorologist Jim Jaggers
appears on the Cooking Stage as celebrity chef at 11:30am.
See Your Favorite Morning Show Team Live On Stage
Morning show hosts Ron Olson
and Karen Perrin
reunited on 104.5 The River
earlier this year. The two were co-hosts on FM100 for over a decade and are now waking up Memphis on The River
! You never know what will happen when Ron and Karen get together… watch the shenanigan’s unfold at this year’s Southern Women’s Show. Catch Ron and Karen live on stage when they host the Mother Daughter Look-A-Like Contest on Saturday morning.