Local designer Geneva Bierce-Wilson of General Haberdashery doesn’t just upcycle fabric into new garments, She also revisits vintage forms and calls to mind styles of the past. Here, Wilson, local singer/songwriter Chelsea Lynn La Bate and their friend Daniel Smedley pose in General Haberdashery designs. Photos by Jonathan Welch.
The festival returns this year during the weekend of October 28-30. Tickets go on sale Saturday, June 4 at noon. Photo by Reggie Tidwell.
Agape, a by-donation art-and-music event at Ananda Hair Studio, benefits Girls on the Run and Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
Matrimony is, indeed, a love story — though not the obvious one. The band itself (fronted by husband-and-wife singer/songwriter duo Jimmy Brown and Ashlee Hardee Brown) is a melding of two musical careers and two continents (he's Irish, she's American). More on that in a minute. "The whole reason we call ourselves Matrimony is because […]
The warmly-received documentary about New York Times fashion photographer and Streetstyle blog innovator Bill Cunningham opens at Fine Arts Theatre this Friday.
Zipper-embellished top, pentagram necklace, leopard-print bag and ballet flats with Day of the Dead skulls.
Local fashion photographer Micah Mackenzie at work on Walnut Street.
Matrimony from Charlotte plays the backstage at the LAB on Thursday, June 2. Here, singer/songwriter Jimmy Brown talks about his love of words and the family-feel of the close-knit group.
Kate and Taija, outside Malaprop’s on Haywood Street. Summery skirts, flip-flops and an excellent hot-pink bicycle pin.
Green tights, red shoes, summer dress. Seen on Lexington Ave.
Jon-Jon Goulian, author of the memoir The Man in the Gray Flannel Skirt, has only booked a handful of locations outside of New York for his book tour. One of them is Asheville. "As everyone knows, it's just a cool town," says Goulian. "A man in a skirt: You need a cross-dresser-friendly community." (He'll be […]
If it looks like this group (on their way to Downtown After Five) are having more fun that you, the secret might be in the pink hair and the Chuck Taylors.
Steampunk attire was well represented at yesterday’s Fanaticon.
Festival apparel and face paint at the first Downtown After Five of the season.
Woven jacket, jeans shorts, straw fedora, mandala earrings and a leopard-print belt, seen on Haywood Street.
New Orleans-based horn-and-rhythm-driven outfit MyNameIsJohnMichael makes an Asheville stop on May 25.
Three readings cover a wide range of topics: Home decor, raw foods and National Parks. The first of these — with Kate Payne, author of The Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking — is this Sunday.
A round-up of local Rapture after-parties and a list of Rapture-survival tips from poet Barbie Angell.
You have a band. It's not just a good band, for a time it's pretty much the "it" band. Your debut release is hailed as "one of the landmark albums of '90s alt-rock" (by Michigan Daily); your subsequent releases — the studio albums and the EPs — are critically acclaimed. You have fans who are […]
Two fiber artists model wearable art at the Folk Art Center, as part of Fiber Day.
Members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild send wearable art in the form of apparel, accessories and jewelry, down the runway on Sunday. Watch a slideshow here.