Portland Fashion Week
The following description was submitted by the event organizer.
Portland Fashion Week, the Sundance™ of Fashion Weeks, is the 3rd oldest fashion week series in the United States, TIME ™ Magazine’s “BEST Indie Fashion Week in the USA since 2012, and the only carbon-negative fashion week in the world as outlined by The Huffington Post. From top-of-the-line eco-chic fashion experiences to our support for the local fashion community and community at large, it’s no wonder Portland Fashion Week is on the “Top 100 Things to Do Before You Die” Portland Bucket List.
The driving force of Portland Fashion Week is the philosophy of “Slow Fashion”. This revolutionary perspective is founded on the idea of non-impulsive buying; using awareness as the basis for understanding the quality and value of clothing as well as its origination. Therefore, Portland Fashion Week believes that sustainable practices, including reducing, reusing and recycling, will fully encompass all of the aforementioned values associated with slow fashion. This standard, Portland Fashion Week has adopted in all aspects of production, community support, educational programs, and designer selection. Thanks to these philosophies we’ve had more Project Runway alum show at Portland Fashion week than LA and NY combined.