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Wednesday, August 20

"Fade To Light" - A Multidimensional Fashion Event

Featuring new collections from: Bad Wolf Clothier, Bryce Black, emit creative, Mag-Big, Primal Haunt - Shelby Morgan & Kate Troyer Collection, StudioSKB, The Elephant Room, Urchin Redesign, WWJJD

Backstage Afterparty in Lola's Room (on the second floor)

Music by DJ Gregarious | Hair and make-up by Beau Monde College of Hair Design

Brought to you by Elizabeth Mollo Productions

sponsored by Wentworth Subaru, Chambord, Portland Mercury, KNRK 94.7FM, Vita Coco Coconut Water, Oni Press, OSI Photography, Portland Pictures, Brown Dog Productions

7 p.m. doors, 8 p.m. show

All ages welcome (afterparty 21+)

Premier Front Row Seats: $40 | VIP Seats (2nd and 3rd Row): $25 | General Admission (Standing and Balcony): $12 advance, $15 day of show | Student Discount (box office only): $10

Presented By: Wentworth Subaru City

"Fade To Light" - A Multidimensional Fashion Event

Please note ticket options:
Premier Tickets: Guaranteed front row seat, access to the VIP lounge, and access to the exclusive Fade to Light Backstage Afterparty in Lola's Room on the 2nd floor of the Crystal Ballroom. (Afterparty is 21+ only.)

VIP Tickets: Guaranteed seat in the second or third row (first come first serve) and access to the VIP lounge.

General Admission / Student: Standing and balcony seating

Twice a year -- in February and August -- the Crystal Ballroom plays host to a dynamic fashion show where each designer is encouraged to think outside the box regarding their runway presentation. Fade to Light aims to not just be a fashion show, but to be an experience that leaves the viewer with a solid understanding of each designer and the collections being shown. Fade to Light is also about fostering creative talent in Portland and helping that talent succeed in the working world of the apparel industry.

The first Fade to Light occurred in 2012 and was conceived by Elizabeth Mollo, whom heads the show as the executive producer. Fade to Light routinely showcases the work of both established and emerging designers within the Portland fashion community, including Project Runway winners and alums and graduates from The Art Institute of Portland and Portland Sewing‘s Fashion Forward Program.

Part of the proceeds from tickets sales will be donated to Children's Healing Art Project (CHAP), who's mission is to bring the healing power of art to children in crisis and their families through a mobile team of teaching artists working in partnership with hospitals and community organizations. At CHAP we believe that children should be known for their creativity ingenuity, rather than their disease, diagnosis or disability. CHAP's teaching artists provide over 60 hours of art adventures weekly in area hospital waiting rooms, family rooms, and bedside. CHAP's innovative and interactive healing arts programs serves critically and chronically ill and disabled children, teens, and their loved ones through art adventures designed to strengthen, engage, and inspire. CHAP's inclusive programs are always provided free of charge to participants and are open to children affected by illness or disability. All ages, backgrounds and ability levels are welcome. Find out more here.

Sponsor and participant links:
Wentworth Subaru - Bad Wolf Clothier - Bryce Black - emit creative - Mag-Big - StudioSKB - Urchin Redesign

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