Holly Williams is a singer/songwriter and touring musician who lives with her husband Chris, daughter Stella June, and puppies Alfie & Oliver in Nashville, TN. She has released 3 critically-acclaimed albums, and also owns two of Nashville’s best retail spots, H. Audrey and White’s Mercantile. Both stores show off her “exquisite taste”, as described by gal pal and shopper Gwyneth Paltrow. One is arguably Nashville’s most favorited women’s clothing boutique, and the other is a completely curated general store stocked with her favorite items she’s found while spending much of her life on the highway playing music to adoring fans. She may be from a famous family (Country legend Hank Williams Jr. is her father), but don’t expect rhinestones and cowboy hats. Holly’s style embodies a modern-day chic simplicity fitted for shoppers from around the globe.
Her retail beginnings were never planned as music was always her focus, but in March 2006 Holly and her sister Hilary were in a serious car accident. Holly was left uncertain as to whether she would ever play the guitar again, and her sister had to face over 30 surgeries throughout the next years of her life. It’s truly a miracle they both survived. “I couldn’t leave Nashville and had to resort to a backup plan, in case I wasn’t able to tour again,” the now-33- year-old musician says. She had toured extensively throughout the US and Europe and had been taking plenty of notes on different designers she was discovering, prior to th