NASHVILLE, TN--November 14, 2011-- Sandi Spika Borchetta, Vice President of Creative for the Big Machine Label Group, was inducted into the Tennessee State Museum Costume and Textile Institute on Friday night for her work as a stylist and fashion designer. Sandi, along with three other 2011 inductees, was honored at a special event entitled "Sparkle & Twang" at Nashville's Loveless Barn where three of her most iconic gown designs were on display.
The primary focus of the Costume and Textile Institute is to recognize the fashion achievements of Tennessee-based designers and style trendsetters, while continuing to build and properly preserve the State Museum's rich collection of historic and contemporary fashions.
At Big Machine Sandi oversees the visual and design elements for the label's star-studded artist roster. She plays a crucial role in managing the aesthetics of all music videos, photography and product packaging for such talented entertainers as Reba, Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts and Martina McBride.
Sandi's artistry, creativity and keen elegant eye have made her a distinguished fashion designer whose work has been witnessed in countless music videos, photos and films, and on numerous tour performances, award shows and red carpets. With more than two decades of experience in the music industry, she has designed fashions for and/or styled such artists as Faith Hill, Martina McBride, Trisha Yearwood, LaToya Jackson and The Band Perry. Most notably, Sandi designed the cream gown Taylor Swift wore in her 2009 award-winning "Love Story" music video. She also designed Reba McEntire's striking "Red Dress," worn during the 1993 CMA Awards which is now a part of the permanent collection at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville.