Portland's 2013 FashioNXT Set for Early October
Portland 2013 FashioNXT
The October 9 gala opening night program of Portland's 2013 FashioNXT will be held at 8 pm at the Vigor Shipyard will feature top Filipino fashion designers to mark observance of Filipino American History Month. The show, in recognition of the Philippines' continuing contribution to America's rich cultural heritage, will blend traditional and modern styles and fabrics including rare textiles made from pineapple fiber.
"The US-Philippines Society welcomes this opportunity to showcase the latest in innovative Philippine fashion and design. FashioNXT has earned international recognition, and the Philippine-inspired fashion themes will only enhance the show's growing reputation as a trend-setter in the world of fashion," said Hank Hendrickson, the Society's Executive Director.
The Philippine designers presenting at FashioNXT include Alan Del Rosario, Anthony Cruz Legarda, Francis Libiran and David Tupaz.
"We are honored that the US-Philippines Society chose FashioNXT for the Philippine designer runway show," said FashioNXT Executive Producer Tito Chowdhury. "That the show celebrates Filipino American History Month makes it even more special." The Philippine Embassy supports the Society's efforts, and FashioNXT looks forward to welcoming Ambassador and Mrs. Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. to Portland for this important event.
Tickets to FashioNXT may be purchased at www.fashionxt.net. Enter the discount code "Philippines" for a savings of 10% off on all tickets. The Courtyard Marriott Portland City Center is offering discounted room rates for FashioNXT here: FashioNXT Marriott