AUGUST 2015 ARCHIVES
Monday, August 10, 2015 by
Yesterday some of the biggest influencers in Portland got together to choose the next set of "most likely to succeed" emerging designers as it kickstarts the first ever fashion accelerator in Portland, a city whose largest industry is fashion apparel & footwear. The name of the program by FashioNXT is UpNXT, which was operating as an emerging designers competition for the past several years. Among the partners Kuni Lexus of Portland features the winner in Lexus pavilion in Portland Auto Show, Wells Fargo Bank provides the cash prize, and Portland Monthly Magazine gives the winner a feature.
Judging panel constituted the biggest fashion influencers in Portland.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 by
FashioNXT UpNXT fashion accelerator crossed the first milestone as the first fashion accelerator of the West Coast, as four extraordinary emerginng designers from Portland and Seattle area got selected by a nationally known judging panel for its 2015 batch. Runway comeptition at FashioNXT 2015 (Oct 7-10) and a high-value benefit package will mark the 14 month long process of catapulting these designers to the next level of their business.