Party style

Behind the scenes and extra photos form this week’s holiday party fashion shoot.

All decor (red bolster pillow; multi-color throw pillow; multi-color votives; red suede mini Christmas tree; metal bar stool) from Mobilia (43 Haywood St., 252-8322). Hair by Guadalupe Chavarria and Stdio Chavaria. Models: Jackie Franquez and Matt Shepard. All photos by Bill Rhodes. Styling by Alli Marshall

Her look: Lucky Thirteen black halter dress with red crinoline; Pink Martini red wool coat with ruffle lapel; retro sunglasses with red frames; Pin Up Couture red and black t-strap pump; Bettie Page clutch and leopard print clutch both by Sourpuss, all from Hip Replacements (72 North Lexington Ave., 255-7573).
His look: Laura Jeffries wool blazer with leather collar; Red Rustler button down shirt; vintage tan sweater vest; clip-on bow tie all from Vintage Moon (82-B N. Lexington Ave., 225-2768). Model’s own jeans.

Jewelry (small gold chain bracelet with round medallion and rhinestones; long pearl and gold chain necklace) from Amber Hatchett Designs.

Her look: Maddy K blue long-sleeves dress with embellished collar; Orla Kiely green coat; Echo design chartreusse scarf, all from Minx (64 North Lexington Ave., 225-5680).
His look: Original Penguin plaid blazer; Scotch & Soda pinstriped button down; AG Adriano Goldschmidt slouchy slim jean, all from Union. Wolverine Wesley wingtip chukka from Tops for Shoes.

Jeffrey Campbell “Turner” pump in black from Tops For Shoes.

Her look: Little black dress with roses by Sew Moe (;  Jeffrey Campbell “Turner” pump in black from Tops For Shoes. Silver bracelet with rhinestone flowers from Amber Hatchett Designs
His look: Royal blue M Marsh blazer; red M Marsh long-sleeved tee; red and charcoal striped scarf all from Spiritex (14 Haywood St., 254-3375). AG Adriano Goldschmidt slouchy slim jean from Union (18 Haywood St., 259-3300).

Ecco Dark Shadow wing tip and Wolverine Wesley wingtip chukka from Tops For Shoes (27 North Lexington Ave., 254-6721).

Her look: Vintage Kwanzaa top; Heart X yellow skinny jeans; Ethiopian cross necklaces; Skunkfunk red leather gloves; Hi-Fi black and gold boombox bag all from HoneyPot (86 North Lexington Ave., 225-0304). Gold chain bracelet from Amber Hatchett Designs (
His look: Yellow “Lion of Troy” ruffled tuxedo shirt; tan Lee cords; McBrian green wool sweater all from RagTime (20 East Walnut St., 225-8889). Ecco Dark Shadow wing tip from Tops For Shoes (27 North Lexington Ave., 254-6721).

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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