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PSU:AMA presents 2nd annual sustainable fashion show "Ecouture"
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 5:30pm to Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 8:30pm

WHAT: This June, ECOUTURE will yet again showcase the chic and sophisticated side of sustainability with a healthy list of local designers who specialize in eco-friendly fashion. The annual event, produced by The Portland State University American Marketing Association (PSU:AMA), educates community members about issues surrounding sustainability, while highlighting "green" choices that can be made in many aspects of daily life including fashion, beauty, food/beverage, supporting community organizations and much more.
 
Guests will also have the opportunity to shop and mingle with on-site vendors including eco-fabulous accessories, clothing, hair care and sustainable services - as well as win raffle prizes including: one-of-a-kind art pieces, Fibonacci Saponiere beauty baskets, a "bread of the month" gift card by Grand Central Bakery, etc.  Proceeds of all raffle ticket sales will benefit Art Not Crime, an organization that promotes social sustainability by providing a safe place for individuals to create urban inspired pieces of art, and display them where their art is appreciated as the language of this new culture, and not classified as crime.

Designers:

Ann Hymas - Circle Couture/Circle Innovative Clothing, vintage inspired sustainable women's apparel
Blair Riddick - Starpilot, activewear
Dylan Huerter - GearPDX, cycling gear
Jason Ehlers - recycled footwear                                                                                       
Jess Cuciti, sustainable women's ready-to-wear apparel
Julia Frances Kottmeier, recycled vests, suits and separates
Lacey Cassidy - ReVamp Vintage, recycled corsets & biker tank tops
Marion Max - MarionMax, recycled leather and vinyl Fannie Packs
Mark Borland - Deconstruction Clothing, graphic tees
Winifred McDonald - eco-cessories for the modern woman and man

WHEN: Tuesday, June 8, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
4 p.m.      Media Check-in (for interviews with designers)
5 p.m.      Media Photographer Check-in
5:30 p.m.      Doors open
6:00 p.m.      Fashion Show Starts
8:30 p.m.      Event concludes

WHERE: Smith Union Ballroom, 1825 SW Broadway

For more information, contact: Stephanie Maul / PSU:AMA / stephanie.maul@gmail.com / 503-724-1440