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OCT 8—11 2014
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World Press

From Time Magazine's featuring FashioNXT, with fullpage picture, as one of the Premier Fashion Runway shows, and so many more accolades enhances value for our designers and sponsors...
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Major Sponsors & Exhibitors

Cutting-edge lifestyle companies, like Intel & HP, will again showcase compelling innovations. Support of global brands helps us stage high caliber shows for independent designers, and elevate their exposure. 
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Top Designers from the World

Premiering collections of Project Runway winners Michelle Lesniak and Seth AaronPendleton Portland Collection, Michael Costello, and Francis Libiran of Philippines..
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Collaboration with City Club Fashion Forum

by Tamara Alazri on May-10-2014

The FashioNXT inspired City Club of Portland Forum (May 2) brought fashion insiders from Portland and New York City together to explore the challenges of Portland’s growing and promising fashion industry. This creative edge sets Portland apart from other cities. If nurtured it could create jobs among the hundreds of small businesses that are Portland fashion. City Club Executive Director Sam Adams called the forum “amazing”. If you were not in the crowd at the Sentinel Hotel, watch the OPB video. Save the date for Portland’s  premiere fashion event: FashioNXT 2014 Oct 8-11.     


FashioNXT Designer Dresses Beyonce for the Grammy's

by Tamara Alazri on Feb-25-2014

American fashion designer Michael Costello dressed Beyonce at the 56th annual Grammy Awards. She looked stunning in a sheer and lace white gown and topped the list as Best Dressed. Famed stylist Ty Hunter was the mastermind behind Beyonce's much talked about look. It was certainly a memorable moment. 


International Relationship Through Fashion

by on Oct-30-2013

US-Philippines Society which works with Embassay of Phillipines in the US to highlight US-Philippines relationship in commerce and culture sponsored a runway show showcasing world known Filipino designers. They include Francis Libiran, whose fame recently rode to new height for designing the winning gown for Miss World 2013. 
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Amabssador Maisto ushered the international relationhip through fashion on the runway.

Here's his exquisite collection on the runway>>


First Interactive Display of Smart Eyewear on a Major Runway

by Tamara Alazri on Oct-27-2013

FashioNXT captured a great moment in the history of wearable technology for presenting the first ever interactive demonstration of smart eyewear on a major runway. Project Runway winner Michelle Lesniak demonstrates LIVE how a smart eyewear looks and functions, as she wears an origininal smart glass prototype by Japanese tech company BRILLIANTSERVICE Co. on the runway. 

VIKING is a machine that's controlled by using simple gestures to enhance our lives into becoming safer and easier. 


Panel Discussion on What's Next In E-Commerce

by on Oct-16-2013

In the essence of What's Next In Fashion, FashioNXT joined Search Engine Marketing Professionals of Portland (SEMPDX) to host the panel discussion. Panelists covering the whole spectrum of e-commere were, CTOs of Tumblr based fashion e-commerce startup BlkDot and 3D Digital Garments Experience firm Embodee, Natural Search Manager of REI, expert of Augmented Reality app LAYAR and Managing Director of Intel-Capital.
To the intrigued attendees who were influencers from both fashion and digital marketing industries, panelists discussed the challenges and opportunities in connecting modern consumers and brands through these disruptve technologies. 

Business of Fashion


Business of Fashion

by Admin on Aug-15-2013

Connecting designers with business is high priority for us.  Every night after the show the VIP Lounge will turn into an open for all live marketplace where wholesale and retail buyers can purchase or pre-order the designers collections. The exhibitors in the Plaza and the accessories pavillion also get the attention from well-heeled attendees, where they can purchase the exciting fashion products from the exhibitors.  
FashioNXT is an effective venue for wholesale buyers to connect with the apparel and acessories designers with a view to do business.  

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FashioNXT supports Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. works to inspire girls to be strong, smart and bold, and develop the skills and tools they need to lead healthy, academically successful, and independent lives. FashioNXT is supporting Girls Inc not only through fundraising, but also, career mentoring with our designers. 

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