|By PR Newswire||
|September 3, 2013 08:40 AM EDT||
PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 3, 2013 - /PRNewswire/ -- The October 9 gala opening night program of Portland's 2013 FashioNXT to 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
FashioNXT is the place to be for fashion Oct 9 at the Philippine Designer Runway Show.
Consultant to US-Philippines Society
About FashioNXT Portland (www.fashionxt.net, www.facebook.com/fashionxtonline): FashioNXT is produced by Tito Chowdhury, who produced Portland's internationally recognized fashion week featured in Time magazine and the Wall Street Journal. FashioNXT presents fashion forward lifestyle on the runway and the lifestyle plaza. FashioNXT showcases the exquisite upcoming season collections of nationally and internationally known designers and the creative edge in lifestyle technology. FashioNXT Portland is a sustainable production that receives verified/certified Renewable Energy Certificates ensuring that only green energy was used in association with this event and Water Restoration Certificates from Bonneville Environmental Foundation.
About the US-Philippine Society (http://www.usphilippinessociety.org/) The mission of the US-Philippines Society is to raise awareness about today's Philippines in the United States. The Society, an independent non-profit organization, welcomes your interest in building on the rich and longstanding ties between America and the Philippines and working to strengthen that unique historical relationship in the 21st century.
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