Can any decade beat that 1920s-era allure? “Experience the glitz and glamor of the Jazz Age as models walk the runway in 1920s-inspired fashion by Asheville designers and boutiques,” says the Product of the ’20s Fashion Show Facebook event page. Following a cocktail social hour with jazz by Simone Bernhard, more than 30 runway models […]
The performance, the first in a planed series, is called Temple of the Muse: Reclamation of Stolen Fire and features puppets and butoh, cabaret and theatrical dance performances by local and visiting artists.
It’s time to break out the old leather-studded collar and golden tiara. New Mountain Asheville will host Seelie Court Masquerade, a two-night “multi-sensory fantasy event featuring two rooms of music, fashion, theater and dance,” according to a press release, and all attendees are strongly encouraged to dress their faerie best. Masqueraders will enjoy various live […]
Royal Peasantry, a local fashion company specializing in up-cycling clothes, will entertain guests at Isis Music Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 16, with a new film, new art and new fashions.
Fashion contains, within its definition, a nod to newness and immediacy. But it’s also based in custom and convention, and in industry. The hillside community known as Chicken Hill — a grouping of homes, a clubhouse, a church — lodged the workers (and their families) employed at the C. E. Graham Manufacturing Company’s cotton mill […]
Brooke Priddy’s beloved dress shop moves off Haywood Rd. and reinvents itself as a commissions-only business. But the shop opens to the public for one more day (at its new 85 State St. location), with a huge sale and party. Saturday, Feb. 9.
The event, which benefits Hemophilia of N.C., takes place on Thursday, Dec. 13. Photo by Studio-828 Photography.
Nov. 3 brings two fashionable events to downtown Asheville: An evening with Charleston Fashion Week style director and freelance stylist Ayoka Lucas (pictured) and the grand opening of Vintage Moon Modern.
Bele Chere is more than just bands and foods-on-a-stick. It’s shopping, too. Think: gifts, apparel, jewelry, accessories and Asheville souvenirs. Here are some of our top shopping picks for this year:
The inaugural fashion show, a fundraiser for ACT, brought in 25 designers, over $7,000 and a little mystery as well. Read about who won and watch a slide show.
The fundraiser for Asheville’s JCC takes to the runway Sunday, June 24, 10 a.m.-noon at the Fine Arts Theatre.
A video of the multi-modal fashion show, held at the Magnetic Field Theatre on Tuesday, May 22. The event, co-produced by Asheville on Bikes and Mountain Xpress, was part of Strive Not To Drive week in Asheville.
Strive Not To Drive Week is still more than a month away, but that’s no reason to no plan ahead for the May 21-25 events, including a fashion show on Tuesday, May 22.
The upstairs of the French Broad Food Co-op becomes a boutique-for-a-day; upcycled and vintage clothing deals run $6-$60.
Local design house Unabashed Apparel accepts writing submissions to be featured with forthcoming project, The Alchemy Collection.
What could be a more appropriate day to showcase eco-friendly apparel than St. Patrick’s Day? The Circle sends green clothing down the runway at the Get Lucky Fashion Festival on March 17.
The clothing boutique leaves its 82-B N. Lexington Ave. home, but not without giving customers a chance to score some great deals.
A science program just for girls will combine fashion and electrical circuits to create some high-tech clothing.
Turn over a new leaf by sharing and reusing old clothes.
New Year’s Eve is just around the corner. Still looking for the perfect dress? Xpress found three at local downtown Asheville boutiques. Iman Payne models them at The Marketplace. Photos by Bill Rhodes.
This year, Santé‘s annual bubbles fundraiser raises money for Little Iron Man and little Marough Gardner.