FASHMOB IX: Cover Story's Stunning Industrial Backdrop


FASHMOB IX: Cover Story's Stunning Industrial Backdrop

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Photo by Eric France; models: Sarah Hoover, Victoria Rae, Betsabe Fregoso Lee; hair by Twisted Sisters Event Styling Makeup by Terran Ward ; Clothing design by Amanda Rose of Amanda Rose Studios

The fashion photography event FASHMOB has taken flight in Asheville. On Thursday, May 18th, the ninth installment FASHMOB, Cover Story, went down at the Wedge Foundation. This was the second time the event took place in the River Arts District, and models, photographers, make-up artists, designers, and more used the industrial location, filled with colorful street art, as the backdrop for some stunning results.  

FASHMOB started when organizer, Asheville photographer Duncan Chaboudy, wanted to discover and highlight up-and-coming talent in the area. According to Chaboudy, "I am always on the lookout for new and experienced people interested in local fashion and fashion photography for future events. FASHMOB brings together designers, makeup artists, hair stylists, photographers, and models to create and have fun."

If you're interested in getting involved with FASHMOB, you can reach out to Chaboudy via his website and join the Facebook group Asheville Model Network for information on local fashion. Check out the video from this year's FASHMOB, produced by Anthony Harden of Alt Media Pros, with drone footage courtesy of filmmaker David Santangelo.