Fusion of Fashion and Home – Bill Evans

Often at Design Works International we talk about “The Fusion of Fashion and Home”. Recently, at The High Point Furniture Market, I had the pleasure of interviewing a colleague of mine, a gentleman who is somewhat of a Renaissance Man; Mr. Bill Evans of Charlotte, North Carolina. Currently Bill is designing fashion pieces from home furnishing fabrics. He admires these types of fabrics and loves the vintage sensibility he can bring to fashion. His many “One Of’s” fashion pieces, including vintage tweed jackets with button details can be acquired through him in Charlotte.

He began his career at The Bell Telephone Company after he studied at Wake Forest University on a Football Scholarship. After 4 years at Bell, he realized that his passion was design and started to design furniture case goods for Kewaunee in North Carolina. His passion for design grew and Bill turned to the automobile industry and he worked for Jaguar for many years before finally committing to fashion design full time. He too is a true believer in “The Fusion of Fashion and Home” philosophy.

Connect with Mr. Evans on FACEBOOK

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Photos by Nancy Fire

2 thoughts on “Fusion of Fashion and Home – Bill Evans

  1. I had the pleasure of also meeting Bill at this past High Point furniture market. Having a passion for the blending of furniture and fashion for years myself, it was great to be able to connect with him. Nice blog!

  2. Thanks so much Nancy .Ill focus forward ,on us continuing recognition of this trend .As you know im recuperating from heart surgery ,so my new aortic vavle really feels the glow you’ve given my heart .

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