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FashioNXT Portland Day 3

Last night was clearly a crowd favorite as every seat was packed in the venue. Pendleton: The Portland Collection kicked off the night with their casual, versatile and stylish collection of men and women’s wear. It was their first time ever launching a SS14 Collection. The clothes very much portrayed the quintessential American lifestyle as they displayed their “made in America” line of cotton blends, silks and layaway wools. Stephanie D. Couture opened with a gorgeous black cocktail dress and strappy stilettos that actually fit. She played it both naughty and nice, while incorporating leather and lace into her garments. It looks like gladiator shoes are coming back to fashion and Lenzanita proved they could be well suited with itty bitty spandex gym shorts. It definitely made a statement. Her collection took a colorful trip back to the sixties and seventies, as she paired ¬†psychedelic prints with mustard yellow and purple peplum trousers. She mixed things up with her partial leather ties for men and leather dresses with pockets. Michelle Lesniak seemed to hold a fascination with the dead, as she sent out a number of morbid looking models with black hair and painted black lips. Every piece was showtopping and totally memorable. It was the perfect way to cap off a fashion show. – From the Press Release


Michelle Lesniak