Mark your calendars.
Taking place at Crystal Ballroom, the show is often so highly anticipated it sells out, and producer Elizabeth Mollo finds herself having to put designers on a wait list.
“Big Trouble in Little China,” pop country in Central Oregon and other events we’re excited about this week.
What does it take to shock people in fashion these days? With Gucci models carrying molds of their own heads as accessories down the runway, there is not a lot that hasn’t been done. But one leather accessory designer is pushing Portland out of its comfort zone.
For a lump-sum preview of Portland’s next fashion trends, there’s Fade To Light, a bi-annual show that turns the Crystal Ballroom into a catwalk for designers and their tailored devotees.
Underneath the commercial titans Nike and Adidas, past the gleaming couture halls of Portland’s numerous Project Runway winners, there lies a group of mostly younger and very hungry designers.