Weekend of sustainable fashion, June 13-15

From a press release:

Weekend of sustainable fashion, June 13-15

R3S33d the vision in co-creation with Born Again Vintage present a weekend of next level fashion, recycling the past to bring you the future of recycled fashion. June 13-15th

Author, designer, F.I.T. professor and vintage connoisseur Bridgett Artise has teamed up with modern stylist Wendy Owens to bring a sustainable fashion explosion to Asheville,NC. Wendy Owens is style visionary whose mantra is, “True beauty comes from within. Fashion should be fun! Be a canvas paint the way you feel.” Bridgett Artise, the author of the eponymous book Born Again Vintage: 25 Ways to Deconstruct, Reinvent, and Recycle Your Wardrobe (Random House 2008), has extended her brand to include a retail shop, sustainable fashion programs, ehow videos and vintage tours.

Scheduled to open on Friday, June  13, at  Hyphen Coffee Shop. Get a sneak peek of the boutiqe from 5-7pm. Saturday, June 14th from 5-7pm will feature a fashion showcase and a trunk show including Born Again Vintage and amazing finds from Wendy Owens. Sunday, June 15th will conclude this weekend of fashion future with an upcycle workshop from 1-3pm. Offering a wide range of recycled and vintage apparel, this weekend serves as the introduction of Born Again Vintage and the building of R3S33D the vision.

R3s33d is a unique boutique featuring vintage & modern clothing ranging from the 30’s to present day. Our inspiration comes from music, art, nostalgia, nature, technology and free form expression that implements individual outward reflection! R3S33D offers a diverse range of styles: retro, mod, festi, neo tribal, club wear, upcycle, hipster, wearable art, gypsy, posh, sassy and classic.

Hyphen Coffee Shop located at 81 Patton Avenue, Asheville NC, will host this event.

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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