Ship to Shore Shop will open downtown location on July 18

From a press release:

Ship to Shore Shop will open downtown location on July 18

R. Brooke Priddy and her custom gown studio and showroom, Ship to Shore, will be relocating to 43 Rankin Avenue in downtown Asheville.  This location is also the gallery and studio of world-renowned photographer, Parker J Pfister.  A grand reopening is planned for Friday, July 19th at 7pm, where the creative duo will debut new photographs and gowns from their recent fashion shoot adventures.  The reception is free and open to the public.

Ship to Shore will begin hosting current clients in the new studio in July.  Although her 2014 bridal season is booked, she is accepting new clients now for 2015.  The new location features a natural light sewing room, where each gown is built in the true sense of couture – by hand and one of a kind.  The studio will also feature a large exhibition space with future plans for public open hours for retail and reception.

Parker and Brooke have collaborated on many epic fashion and photography projects.  Their most recent coastal shoot features model and actress, Amanda Swafford and the talented work of hairstylist Amy Grooms.  This creative team traveled to the Southern coasts and places thereabouts in April for a three-day immersion shoot.  The gowns were built expressly to be shot by Parker amongst the spanish moss, live oaks and bone-like trees of Botany Bay. This new work will exhibited at the gallery at 43 Rankin, alongside the gowns.

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall has lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. She 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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