Buy PDX: Fade to Light Preview

A Look Inside Portland’s Biggest Fashion Show


Intertwined look-book premier and fashion show Fade to Light is Portland's most forward-thinking fashion event. The fashion show happens twice a year, following the fashion world's Autumn/ Winter and Spring/ Summer cycles, in February and August. This is the fourth year since Fade to Light's conception and it's grown each year. Elizabeth Mollo, who heads the show, says her "multidimensional ...   More
Monday, July 27, 2015 LUCAS CHEMOTTI

Buy PDX: The Visionary Boards of Portland Garment Factory

Portland Garment Factory co-owner Brit Howard is busy. In between running a world-class high fashion brand and putting together one-of-a-kind pieces for mass production at companies like Nike and Adidas, she also tours around meetings with clients and the media.Poised to be everything American Apparel could dream of being, Howard started her factory to help local and national fashion companies ...   More
Monday, July 6, 2015 by Lucas Chemotti

Spring Fresh

A few favorite pieces from Portland designers’ spring lines.

Portland’s fashion is uniquely utilitarian. It’s a lifestyle thing: When you’re riding a bike in the rain, you can’t wear the precious high-heel shoes or spiffy designer suit. We don��   More
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 LUCAS CHEMOTTI

Get Ready for Fashion Feud

Portland stages the second round of a local design competition.


Fashion Feud—a live fashion design competition—is coming back to Portland for the second round of competitive couture (the winners of the three initial rounds will compete this May in the finals). Watch and vote as Portland designers Nelli Millard and Lamontario Kent outfit models using mystery cloth (from NYC's Mood Designer Fabrics) that they won't see until they pull it out of a bag on stage. ...   More
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 NIKKI VOLPICELLI

Meet Project Runway's Seth Aaron

Can't get enough of Project Runway, even with the new 90-minute extended episodes airing every Thursday night? Last year's winner, Vancouver's Seth Aaron Henderson will be holding court at Anne Bocci Boutique in Multnomah Village this Friday, Aug. 6. You can meet the designer and check out his latest duds from 6-9 pm. Anne Bocci Boutique, 7824 SW Capitol Hwy., 452-3711, Tues-Sat 11:30 am-5:30 ...   More
Monday, August 2, 2010 Retail Therapist

TV: Project Runway 8, Episode 1: Portland Takes Manhattan

The latest season of Project Runway promises to be a great one based on last night's first episode. For one thing, Portland's representative on Season Eight is far, far, far less annoying than Season Seven's crybaby, Janeane Marie, who seemed to have imported Portland's rain to New York City in her tear ducts. This time around, Gretchen Jones of MothLove wears well on television. And—SPOILER ...   More
Friday, July 30, 2010 Retail Therapist

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Thursday, May 27, 2010 Retail Therapist

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


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