The Fleecing of America

Normcore Made Portland the Center of the Fashion Universe.

Not so long ago, Portland was a J.C. Penney in the grand plaza of high fashion, a place where mustachioed lumberjacks and yoga moms were the most stylish people in town. The city’s tiny cabal of   More
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

PDX Fashion Week: Day Two Recap, "Fancy" & "Fierocity."

Following the packed glitz and glamour house of Portland's 2008 Fashion Week premier night on Wednesday, Day Two of PFW continued yesterday evening inside the glacial looking icecube that is 14 Square's spacious Northwest warehouse. Although celeb sightings were scarce, the energy wasn't quite as high and the crowd wasn't as thick as opening night the fashion still finessed itself down the runway, ...   More
Friday, October 10, 2008 Sara Moskovitz

Fighting Fashion... With Fashion (and cool walletmaker, DB Clay, is folding up shop)

As Portland Fashion Week climaxes this weekend at PFW Plaza (1330 NW 14th), some local designers will be working and partying out of the spotlight. In stated opposition to the competitive "exclusivity of Fashion Week ," RunAway will showcase a number of PDX designers in an extended fashion show dance party, community-style. Catwalk models will sport fall lines from Gretchen Jones (Mothlove ), ...   More
Thursday, October 9, 2008 Tony Piff

Portland Fashion Week: First night Re-Cap...WOW (that was a long show)!

Origami paper ballroom dresses, 5-inch high stilettos, urban fireman couture and neck tattoos all found their way inside the high-ceilinged and unfinished warehouse space of 14 Square's Pearlized front lobby (1330 NW 14th Ave.) as tonight marked a very long day one (out of five) of Portland Fashion Week 2008 . Down the river from the industrial Swan Island setting of last year's PFW, 14 Square ...   More
Thursday, October 9, 2008 Sara Moskovitz


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