Due to some scheduling conflicts, I had to miss the first day of Charlotte North Carolina Fashion Week, which went down at Mint Museum last Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Ahh, but Friday night, I was front-row with a photographer, ready to be dazzled with fashion. I'll let the photos do (most of) the talking.
Alena Fede Designs (www.alenafede.com)
Women's clothing. Feminine, slinky dresses. Pearl seams. Lots of lace. Romantic.
Men's clothing. Stitching on the side of pants stand out. Sequins on a collar shirt? A little stylish ... a little bling-bling.
Lu'Jeanik Swimwear (www.lujeanik.com)
Themes of gothic and gangsta love. Bold prints. Hooded tops and full bottoms. And harem pants? Hmm...
House of D'Marsh (www.houseofdmarsh.com)
Gorgeous. Long flowy skirts kissed with elegance. Romantic one-shoulder accent sash. It's not about the cleavage ... it's about the hips.
The Flock (www.theflockapparel.com)
Clothes for everyday people, worn by everyday Charlotteans. Anchor accessory goes around the neck (scarves and ties).
Lots of detail — ruffles for tops and bottoms. Cheetah pattern. Cut-out, floor-length dress. Extravagance.
Photos taken by Ashley Goodwin. Check out www.ashleystuartgoodwin.com to see more of her fabulous work.