Jimenez, who appeared on season four of Project Runway, has now been to Asheville twice: In 2009 as a fashion mentor at Hatch Fest and this weekend, for last night’s PUSH Asheville Fashion event. To learn more about that fashion show, read here To learn about the spontaneous couture collaboration Jimenez performed, with local designer Brooke Priddy, read here.
Today, until 3 p.m., Jimenez holds a trunk show of pieces from her line, The Hunger World, at Minx. She will also design on the body for those interested. Dresses are surprisingly affordable — Jimenez says it’s her way of stimulating the economy.
Brook Priddy with a dress:
Clothes waiting to be hung:
The Hunger World tag:
A denim outfit:
Sonia Hendrix models a net “wishes” dress (because, says Jimenez, “If wishes were fishes we all would cast nets”):
Browsing the rack:
Making a dress on Minx owner Rebeccah Mark:
Cutting fabric for a dress:
Sonia models a gold dress: