In the entertainment marketplace, manner and tunes are not mutually exceptional, and the arts-loaded Athens scene is no exception. From the distinctive combinations created and worn by nearby performers to the out-there ensembles observed on concertgoers and bar patrons, garb and guitars often go hand in hand.
No a person in Athens is extra informed of this than BYV_Trubb and Anthony Brasher, the co-producers at the rear of final October’s Monster Mash Vogue Bash. On Friday, the workforce will return to Paloma Park for the Spring Fling Style Matter, a free of charge party showcasing the work of 14 vogue designers accompanied by live bands.
In 2021, Brasher began viewing Trubb’s hand-stitched rockstar vests and jackets at Volumes Hip Hop exhibits around city and was quickly impressed by the affect the Atlanta-centered designer was obtaining on the Athens scene.
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“You acquire recognize when an artist drives in from out of city and gets that total of respect and support right here,” stated Brasher, proprietor of Athens-primarily based videography company Brasher Media. “Just about every time I noticed Trubb at a display, he experienced a rack of his jackets with him.”
Trubb, whose true name is Brandon Garrett, has turn out to be a existence in Athens above the earlier seven yrs by producing curated mash-up demonstrates that blend an remarkable selection of efficiency sorts and art sorts. It was at a Reside Wire Athens party where by Trubb was vending his garments layouts when Brasher approached him about executing a fashion exhibit, which grew to become the 2021 Monster Mash Manner Bash.
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For the impending Spring Fling Vogue Factor, Trubb and Brasher brought neighborhood trend designers collectively with extra than 35 versions from the College of Georgia’s Daring Modeling Company. The present will be hosted by ATHfactor-Liberty Enjoyment COO Montu Miller and will feature a effectiveness by Trubb’s punk band, Hollowbody.
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Eclectic Athens R&B artist Convict Julie, Trvy and the Enemy, Tyl3r Davis and Wobble Haus are also scheduled to complete at the occasion. Trubb and Brasher program to do spring and tumble vogue displays every single year, a single to coincide with 4/20 weekend and the other with Halloween.
“Athens has sort of taken me in,” Trubb explained to the Banner-Herald. “The way Athens treats its artists is in contrast to everything I’ve seasoned in other sites. It can be a incredibly welcoming put, and I like to deliver people alongside one another. It can be what I do, and I program to continue to keep executing it here.”