The Cloud Show, which also includes work by Judit Just, Court McCracken, Carmelo Pampillonio and Neil Goss, will open in the Thom Robinson & Ray Griffin Exhibition Space on Friday, April 5.
Local designers are challenging the area’s casual-meets-utilitarian ethos. Mothers are creating delicate tops with salmon scalloping, artists are recycling flower petals to dye dresses and long-time West Ashevillians are importing French lace for sexy intimates.
Asheville High juniors Brennan Reichmann and Van Arthur launched the Instagram hashtag #828isgreat. When they reach 1,000 followers, they’ll turn the photo collection into an apparel business.
Brooke Priddy’s beloved dress shop moves off Haywood Rd. and reinvents itself as a commissions-only business. But the shop opens to the public for one more day (at its new 85 State St. location), with a huge sale and party. Saturday, Feb. 9.
The trunk show is going on Friday until 6 p.m. and Saturday, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. above Loretta’s.
Stop by on Saturday, June 2, for a celebration including a small fashion show at 6 p.m. Photo of the green apple wrap dress from unabashedapparel.com.
Local design house Unabashed Apparel accepts writing submissions to be featured with forthcoming project, The Alchemy Collection.
The recycled apparel runway show takes place on Saturday, Nov. 19.
Beyond the bands, the food, the drinks and the people-watching, Bele Chere offers plenty of shopping opportunities. Vendors both local and from afar set up booth with all kinds of clothing, accessories, hats, sunglasses, gifts, oddities and wonders. Xpress takes a tour of some shopping highlights.
Local designer Mo O’Grady shows her spring apparel line at the Biltmore Ave. location.