Industry studies show consumers are growing tired of fast, disposable fashion. In addition to a greater awareness of where clothes come from and the impact of their production, a new interest in extending the life of clothing or reusing materials to create new garments is fueling a resurgence of sewing skills in this region and around the country.
The retro and vintage pop-up clothing sale will be held above Mountain Lights (30 N. Lexington Ave.) on Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23.
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.
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.
The upstairs of the French Broad Food Co-op becomes a boutique-for-a-day; upcycled and vintage clothing deals run $6-$60.
Local design house Unabashed Apparel accepts writing submissions to be featured with forthcoming project, The Alchemy Collection.
The clothing boutique leaves its 82-B N. Lexington Ave. home, but not without giving customers a chance to score some great deals.
The urban apparel shop closed this month, and a goodbye party will be at the Emerald Lounge August 25.
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Local designer Moe Erin Donnelly of Sew Moe shares her latest collection with Xpress.
Got spring (shopping) fever? Want designer clothes on an outlet store budget? Need to clean out the closet before bringing in a new haul? SheTrade’s semi-annual event makes it all possible.