Portland Fashion Week kicked off Oct. 7, with more than 50 designers showing their lines for the upcoming spring season. Designers came from as far as New Zealand (Icebreaker) and Paris (Ethos Paris) to show their work at the citys Vigor Industrial Shipyards. Portland Fashion Week is the only comprehensively eco-sustainable production of a fashion week in the world.
Several of the collections focused on outdoor activities, like Jantzen swimwear,and Cyclodelic.Sustainable living was featured by brands including Imperial Collections by Anna Cohen, A Fortes Design, Lizzie Parker, Jonano and Mountains of the Moon which presented eco-friendly collections before the nightly parties which were attended by models, designers, and fashion connoisseurs alike. The shows wrapped on Sunday October 11 and concluded five days of fashion, parties and sustainable living.
Alessandro Cortini tends to surround himself with darkness. The Italian producer is most infamous as a torturer of modular synths and other bleak electronics for Los Angeles’ most famous industrial-goths, Nine Inch Nails. His previous solo LP, Sonno, slinked out on Prurient’s Hospital Productions — a bastion of the crepuscular, if there ever was one. And… More »