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slides: PFW Recap: Couture & Bridal Collections

Friday, October 03, 2014

 

PFW: Aj Caldeira

Photo Credit: Aj Caldeira (image cropped)

The Bridal and Couture collections dazzled the runway during the second night of Portland Fashion Week at the TENTS on Pioneer Courthouse Square. 

Before the show, American TV personality Robert Verdi met with fans to introduce his new project, Great Bag Co. The vibrant bags are inspired by fashion and fine art, but practically speaking are aimed at providing women with an excellent bag that can hold everything needed for whatever occasion. 

Violinist Aaron Boscanin started off the bridal show by serenading fashionistas at the Tents with a song from the animated film "Howl’s Moving Castle" and Paganini’s "Devil’s Laughter."

Sunjin Lee 

Models in black veils and embellished military circus hats walked down the runway during Sunjin Lee’s Bridal collection. The collection also featured sparkling floor-length veils and subtle, studded skinny belts. 

Kate Miles 

“She’s 15 years old. Good lord almighty,” said an attendee as she sat in awe watching the designs from Emerging Designer Winner Kate Miles parade down the runway. The designs were both playful and dramatic, with a dazzling glass encrusted gown making the audience gasp.

PFW: Couture Night

Devonation Photo Credit: Aj Caldeira (image cropped)

 

ISA: The Nature of ISA 

Models in exposed-back silk dresses held together by crisscrossed chains strolled down the runway during the showing of ISA’s nature-inspired collection. Ruffles were also seen on many of the dresses, a memorable one being the final ensemble, which looked like something from the movie "Pirates of the Caribbean."

Kimmi Designs

Models strutted down the runway in intricate lace dresses to a catchy cabaret remix of Beyonce’s “Crazy in Love” during the showcase of Kim McCormick’s designs. Crowd favorites were the whimsical, above-the-knee pink strapless dress and the lace pants ensemble with crinoline extending from the back of the waist.  

Urchin Redesign 

Sexy lingerie from designer Sonia Kasparian walked alongside sparkling gowns coated with delicately placed beading. The dresses and lingerie made from a combination of vintage and modern fabric were a fabulous way to end the first session of the bridal show. 

Wendy Ohlendorf 

A musical performace by 15-year-old Daniel Seavey kicked off the second part of the fashion show. Seavey surprisingly sang John Legend's "All of Me" and Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" with soul and ease, with the crowd going nuts with applause. 

Cellist Adam Hurst provided the musical accompaniment to Wendy Ohlendorf’s “Metropolis” collection. The films "Metropolis" and "Blade Runner" played in the background as a dancer came on stage walking backwards in an all-sheer, black geometric-print dress. The wonderfully constructed dresses and elaborate headpieces throughout the collection created a futuristic realm.  

Sunjin Lee Designs Photo Credit: Aj Caldeira (image cropped)

 

O'Pearl Brands

A theatrical show from O’Pearl Brands started off with the sounds of a river stream and two models carrying fishing poles in rain boots and green and yellow swim gear. Next thing you know, a model in a gold, floor-length dress walked the runway - mermaid, anyone?

Although the show was a little confusing to follow, the grand finale look, a red gown with coral-reef head piece, was stunning. 

Oscar Lopez

Emerging Designer Winner and Portland Fashion Week intern Oscar Lopez showed his capsule collection to the crowd. The lovely high-waisted, red-and-black shorts, knee high boots and white satin crop top looked like something 1990s Latin pop artists would wear.

The final look was a dark green velvet dress with a long slit, paired with a large, feathered headdress.   

Devonation 

The Bridal and Couture night ended with a collection by Devon Yan-Berrong. The collection included more than 10 different looks with bright color combinations and awesome outerwear elements. Ruffles were incorporated in many of the garments and may have represented raindrops, which were seen in a video behind the models. The final look, a bold red gown with plenty of tulle layers, was a crowd favorite.    

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Related Slideshow: Slideshow: PFW Recap: Couture & Bridal Collections

The Bridal and Couture collections dazzled the runway during the second night of Portland Fashion Week at the TENTS on Pioneer Courthouse Square. 

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