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Bohemian Rhapsody

Julia Robinson

• Who she is: Julia Robinson

• What she’s wearing: Rust-colored embroidered vintage coat from Untidy Museum in Durham, N.C., oversized shades from “some discount store for like $3,” and teal satin sequin-appliqued shoes from another Durham shop.

• Why we love it: Julia’s eclectic style has it all — hippie sensibility, layered practicality, and world-beat chic. Not afraid to mix textures, cultures and colors, Julia makes Boho look good.

Try this on

• Spring is in — at Rags Reborn Eco Chic Boutique (1 Walnut St., 253-4488), that is. The consignment store brings in new inventory on Friday, March 3. Look for plenty of pastels, spring sweaters, cotton jackets, fun dresses and lots of transitional pieces to get you through the last few chilly days.

• Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre hosts Projecto y Arte, a wearable art fashion show at the Grove Arcade, on Saturday, March 4. Designers include Ship to Shore by R. Brooke Priddy and Fleta Monaghan. Tickets run $25/$18/$10 for the 6-11 p.m. event and include drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

• The American Business Women’s Association hosts a Passion for Fashion benefit tea on Saturday, March 4 at the Blue Ridge Conference Center (1329 Tunnel Road). The event runs 2-4 p.m., tickets are $30. Info at 712-1498.

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About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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