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Michelle Goni & Josh Rhinehart

• Who they are: Michelle Goni & Josh Rhinehart

• What they’re wearing: On Michelle, a brown cotton henley from Minx, black jersey tank dress from Express, jeans she’s had for 10 years, boots she bought second-hand, vintage Ferragamo sunglasses and a waterfall-image pendant (also from Minx). On Josh, a vintage Levis denim blazer, French-cuff button-down from a thrift store, Florsheim retro-look boots and gray Zara jeans.

• Why we love it: Like his all-vinyl DJ-ing alter-ego Biff Bang Pow (every Thursday at Broadways), Josh goes for vintage classics and retro tailoring. His look is a blend of thrift-shop finds and new purchases from stores like H&M. Michelle’s look is both urban-chic and completely comfortable. Her words of wisdom? “Forget pastels, neutrals like black and brown are in for spring.” Amen, sister.

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Locally based fashion illustrator Biljana Kroll is a woman of many talents: interior design, landscape murals, fashion design and digital art. She also makes super-cool T-shirts featuring her illustrations. Inspired by Japanese street wear, animated film and pop music, Kroll’s tees are a must for pairing with jeans and skirts. Check ’em out at cafepress.com/certifieddesign. Visit Kroll’s Web site at certified2design.com/biljana.

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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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