FashioNXT creates innovative fashion experiences and the creative edge in lifestyle technology.

Media Coverage

From Local Runway To Global Success: Fashion Weeks Across The United States
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Forbes recognizes FashioNXT Week as among the top US & beyond fashion weeks


FashioNXT Back in Person- Features Local Emerging Designers
Visit: Koin 6


Amelia Tu Showcases Her Sustainable Clothing Line at FashioNXT
Visit: Koin 6


Tito Chowdhury Talks FashioNXT Week 2022
Visit: Agenda Magazine Podcast

2022 Cover

FashioNXT Returns Showcasing Designers from Portland and Beyond
Visit: KPTV Fox 12


Fashion Designer Anna Bartoletti
Visit: Agenda Magazine Podcast


Corazon Co., Fashion That Gives a F%CK!
Visit: Agenda Magazine Podcast


Project Runway Designer Collaboration Launches World’s First 3D Printed RTW Designer Shoe Collection

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Portland’s FashioNXT Face Mask Competition Merges Advocacy With Fashion

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FashioNXT 2019 Lineup Revealed Celebrating Diversity
Visit: Portland Interview Magazine

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FashioNXT production better than most NY FW Shows, says: American Fashion Podcast, NYC


Canadian press covers first Canadian to compete in UpNXT, FashioNXT Emerging Designers’ Accelerator


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Designers bringing Diversity to the Runway


Runway Revolutionary: FashioNXT CEO Explains Why FashioNXT
Portland Interview Magazine


Project Runway Designer Collaboration Launches World’s First 3D Printed RTW Designer Shoe Collection


What’s for the fashion industry in 2024: a global intelligence? : Textile Today



FashioNXT is Back in Person, Features Local Designers: Koin 6 Tv
Everyday Fashion: Amelia Tuu Launches New Clothing Line: Koin 6 Tv
Tito Chowdhury Talks FashioNXT Week 2022: Agenda Magazine 
Corazon Co., Fashion That Gives a F%CK!: Agenda Magazine 
Fashion Designer Anna Bartoletti: Agenda Magazine
Amelia Tu Showcases Her Sustainable Clothing Line at FashioNXT: Koin 6 Tv
Everyday Fashion: The Hottest Collections Of FashioNXT Week: Koin 6 Tv
2022 FashioNXT Trend recap: Koin 6 Tv
Portland FashioNXT Week Preview: Koin 6 Tv
FashioNXT Returns Showcasing Designers from Portland and Beyond: FOX 12 KPTV
FashioNXT puts Portland Designers on the Runway: Koin 6 Tv



Focus on innovation and image enhancement are paramount for Bangladesh’s next-level competitiveness: Textile Today

The use of basic design and technology should be increased in the garment industry: Prothom Alo

FashioNXT: Fashion Forward Technology Coming to the Runway In-Person and Online! : Agenda Magazine 

FashioNXT connects social good with fashion with mask competition: FORBES
FashioNXT Mask Competition and Auction praised for its COVID-19 support in KPTV/FOX12

KOIN6/CBS TV underscores FashioNXT’s innovative approach in fashion during COVID-19 with its Mask Competition

Portland’s FashioNXT Week- Is it What’s Next?- Edge Radar
FashioNXT- Meet this years UpNXT emerging designers- KPTV/More Good Day Oregon
Checking out Opening Night at FashioNXT- KGW/Tonight with Cassidy 
Meet two FashioNXT designers and see their work- KGW/Tonight with Cassidy
Akrofi Adjumani- Seattle Fashion Collective 
Where we Live: Michelle Lesniak at FashioNXT- Koin 6
Michelle Lesniak gives a sneak peek at her upcoming FashioNXT runway show- KGW/Tonight with Cassidy
Fashionable Portland: FashioNXT is Back- Portland Tribune 
FashioNXT Lineup Revealed Celebrating Diversity- Portland Interview Magazine Issue 29

Model Tips for the Runway from Ryan Artist’s Cholee Thompson- Fox/KPTV MORE Good Day Oregon 

American Fashion Podcast Interviews FashioNXT CEO

FashioNXT is the Cover of Portland Interview Magazine, Fashion Issue

Off the Record with Patrick Lamb Interviews FashioNXT CEO


FashioNXT 2018 Highlights: Style Right Blog

Runway Revolutionary- Portland Interview Magazine- Fashion Issue 

Fall Fashion Recap x FashioNXT: Blissfully Brunette 

Meet the UpNXT Winners from FashioNXT Week: KGW/CBS8

Hit the Runway at FashioNXT: KGW/CBS8

More Preview’s FashioNXT 2018: KPTV/FOX12

Sloane White Couture Dress Line Featured at FashioNXT 2018: KPTV/FOX12

Portland Timbers Star Liam Ridgewell Does US Premier of his Luxury Swimwear line at FashioNXT: KPTV/FOX12

NXT Please! : Portland Tribune

The Cutting Edge Shows at Portland’s Most Cutting Edge Fashion Show: Willamette Week 

Canadian press covers first Canadian Designer to compete in Portland’s FashioNXT Week: What’s on Mission 

Kansas press features its fashion Designer getting recognition at just 22 years old at FashioNXT: 13WIBW

Local Style Maven Anne Bocci Previews 2018 FashioNXT- KPTV/Fox12

Apparel and textile senior selected to showcase at Portland’s FashioNXT-K-State

FashioNXT 3D- Apparel Web


Q&A with UpNXT Winner Sundari Franklin- Portland Mercury 

Local Fashion Line Minnie Opal Proves Up-cycled materials can be chic – KPTV

Sold Out-Reviewing FashioNXT- Portland Mercury 

Men’s designer Tony Iyke shows at FashioNXT- Portland Tribune 

Feetz and designer Seth Aaron launched their collection of 3D printed shoes at FashionNXT- All About 3D Printing

FashioNXT Night Two- Style Right Blog

Opening Night-FashioNXT: Style Right Blog

Project Runway All-Star Seth Aaron Combines Footwear and 3-D Printing- KPTV/FOX12

Two-Time Project Runway Winner Teaming Up with Feetz to Launch 3D Printed Designer Shoe Line- 3D

Moore- Portland’s Best New Shops of 2017: Oregonian

Seth Aaron by Feetz Line Hits the Runway in Debut of the First 3D Printed Designer Shoe and Accessory Collection:

Fashionistas flock to Portland for FashioNXT : KPTV/FOX12

Portland Mercury Promotes 2017 FashioNXT

‘Project Runway’ Winner Launches 3D Printed Shoe Line for Spring ’18

Designer 3-D printed shoes to be featured at Portland fashion event

Feetz & Project Runway designer Seth Aaron take $175 3D printed shoes to FashionNXT runway:

 Huffington Post Praises FashioNXT Emerging Designers Program

Tech , Fashion collide in Portland: KOIN6/CBS

James  Hunt: Portland’s Next Emerging Streetwear Designer: Inside Fashion Design

Project Runway All-Star combines footwear and 3D Printing

FashioNXT: Fashion Meets Technology on the Runway

Project Runway Winner Teams up with Feetz

Seth Aaron Teams up with Feetz to launch 3D Printed Designer Shoe Line

Two Time Project Runway Winner Teaming Up With Feetz to Launch 3D Printed Designer Shoe Line

Portland Designer to Debut 3D Printed Shoe

KPTV promotes FashioNXT Models Call

Local Designers Work to Gain National Attention: KPTV/FOX12


Coverage of FashioNXT 2016, Sarah Donofrio, Shea Wilcox, Andrea Moore, Wendy Ohlendorf. About Face- Fashion & Style Issue 2017

Daily Star Interviews FashioNXT CEO about Garments Industry’s Future in Bangladesh

Innovate Product, Design to move up

FashioNXT 2015 Experience was unforgettable
Visit About Face Magazine pg. 51

China Moment
Visit DNA.YOKA, China

China Moment FashioNXT
Fashion Sina, China

PDX Podcast Shea Wilcox 

Rising Star: Andrea Moore

Full Recap: FashioNXT 2016, Oct 31 2016

Vanessa Froehling’s “Carpe Denim” at FashioNXT Oct 11 2016

Why Designer Andrea Moore has Portland Fashion World Buzzing

How an Old Family Photo Album Inspired a Holiday Fashion Collection

Portland’s FashioNXT is back with ‘Project Runway’ designers and more

FashioNXT Night One Review

Wired UK

Meet Portland’s latest Emerging Designer

Face of FashioNXT 2016

Portland FashioNXT shows on the runway

Runway Insider Tips from FashioNXT Key Hairstylist Sarah Adams

FashioNXT Celebrates 5th Anniversary

FashioNXT: The Shows

FashioNXT Night 3

FashioNXT – Blist Blog

Night One

  Night Two

Night Three

Night Four

FashioNXT in Portland

Early Look at FashioNXT 2016

Fashion Program Launches local designers careers

Denim and the City

Fashion NXT

Portland Tribune

Industry Insiders Night

FashioNXT Night 3

FashioNXT Night 1

FashioNXT Night 4
Shenzen China China Moment Blooms at Portland FashioNXT
Xinhua Fashion, China

China Moment 
Cainishi, China

China Moment Bloom American FashioNXT
Visit, China

Interview With FashioNXT UpNXT Winner German Madrigal
Perspecives of a Portlander

FashioNXT-How to Cover a Fashion Show When You Don’t Have a Team
Article By:Brittany Siiera

Polyvore covers FashioNXT
Walter Mendez
Mondo Guerra

UpNXT Winner German Madrigal has Unique Skills to Engage Fans 
– The Oregonian: Vivian McInerny

 Japan’s Fashion Industry Publication Covers FashioNXT
– Article By Apparel Web, Japan

UpNXT is an Excellent Way to Stuble in to New Talents 
– Article By Portland Mercury: Marjorie Skinner

In the Rearview:A Final Lookback at FashioNXT 2015
– Article By Portland Mercury: Marjorie Skinner

FashioNXT Photos, Part 3:Michelle Lesniak’s Breakup Collection, Mondo Guerra’s Colorless, Patternless New Start, and More
Portland Mercury: Marjorie Skinner 

The Highlights Reel From Four Days of FashioNXT’s Runway Shows
– Portland Monthly:Eden Dawn

FashioNXT in Review

 – Article By Portland Mercury: Marjorie Skinner

FashioNXT 2015 Examines What’s Next in Fashion Tech
– Accessories Magazine

Pioneer Series- Tito Chowdhury
Article By Do 503: Sam Baker

What You Missed at Portland’s FashioNXT
The Oregonian: Anna Marum

Portland’s FashioNXT show was a big success

KPTV-Fox 12: More Good Day Oregon

The Best Designs of FashioNXT

The Oregonian

FashioNXT Photos, Part 2: Myriam Marcela, Devonation, UpNXT, Tiny Health Goths, & More

Portland Mercury: Marjorie Skinner

Portland’s Fashionxt event blends the best of local design, fashion-world glitz
The Oregonian: Vivian McInerny

Tonight at FashioNXT: Myriam Marcela

Portland Mercury: Tamara Alazri

Portland Fashion’s Newest Emerging Designer Is….

Article By Portland Monthly: Eden Dawn

Get Weird, Get Fancy at FashioNXT

Article By Portland Mercury: Marjorie Skinner

FashioNXT Diary: Friday Roundup

Willamette Week

Project Runway All-Star Designers at FashioNXT in Portland Oct. 7-10

Blogging Project Runway: Laura Kluvo

Mondo Guerra At FashioNXT
Blogging Project Runway: Laura Kluvo

Viktor Luna at FashioNXT
Blogging Project Runway: Laura Kluvo

FashioNXT Diary: Q&A with Anita Kealey



More Fashion Experts at FashioNXT Show 

Video By KPTV-Fox 12: More Good Day Oregon

Tonight!: FashioNXT 2015 Begins
Portland Mercury: Marjorie Skinner

Our Designer Picks for FashioNXT’s Runway Shows

Article By Portland Monthly Magazine: Eden Dawn

FashioNXT 2015: Vote For Your Favorite Wearable Tech Concept And Help It Become Real  
Article By Digital Trends: Nick Mokey
FashioNXT Promotes Runway Style in Portland
Article By Fox 12 Staff

CEO Roundtable: Despite successes, gaps remain in apparel ecosystem, say experts

Article By Portland Business Journal

Get the Skinny on FashioNXT

Article By PDXtra / Oregon Live: Tamara Alazri

Why ‘wearable tech fashion’ won’t always be short for WTF

Article By Digital Trends

Fashion Futures

Five Questions with Tito Chowdhury, founder of the exciting FashioNXT Show

Article By The Pearl Magazine

Seth Aaron Lauches Eyewear at FashioNXT

Article By About Face

FashioNXT Producer Tito Chowdhury Talks FashioNXT / Up/NXT on Kink FM 

An Overview From a Distance: FashioNXT 2014

Article By Jolie


Vogue -China features FashioNXT 2014  Oct. 10, 2014

Moda & Estilo: Global lifestyle magazine Moda & Estilo writes a rave review on FashioNXT 2014

People China: FashioNXT 2014 is featured in China’s People Online  Oct. 10, 2014

Portland Monthly: And Portland’s New Emerging Designer Is…. Oct. 14, 2014

Portland Mercury calls the show “larger than life”: FashioNXT Final Day Review  Oct. 17, 2014

The Oregonian: FashioNXT 2014 UpNXT competition winner Myriam Marcela 

FashioNXT Day 3 Review Oct. 13, 2014

Portland Mercury: FashioNXT Day 2 Review Oct. 15, 2014
Portland Mercury
: FashioNXT Day 1 Review Oct. 10, 2014

The Oregonian: FashioNXT receives an 8-page spread in Portland’s leading newspaper  Oct. 4, 2014

Portland MonthlyStyle editor Eden Dawn previews Portland’s premier runway show Sept. 30, 2014

Digital Trends: FashioNXT Wearable Technology Design Competition featured in Digital Trends Aug 14, 2014

CNBC: CNBC picks up on FashioNXT 2014 highlights

The Oregonian: The Oregonian writes about how FashioNXT 2014 is leading

OEN: FashioNXT Excutive Producer Featured as Headliner in Oregon Entreprenuers Network Blog  

American Salon Magazine: FashioNXT featured in leading international beauty


, American Salon Magazine. 

A 60-minute OPB video of City Club Fashion Forum collaborated by FashioNXT

Portland Monthly magazine’s covers City Club Fashion Forum.


The Portland Mercury covers FashioNXT in their collaboration with the Portland City Club to create the next fashion house.

Embassy of Philippines in the US recaps the success of Philippines On the Runway show at FashioNXT in a press release. Nov 13, 2013

FashioNXT merging fashion and technology featured in Intel Blog. Oct 24, 2013

FashioNXT featuring many Project Runway designers got raved in Blogging Project Runway


Oct 17, 2013

The Oregonian: FashioNXT UpNXT winner Amy Sim beat the competition

Michael Costello premiers his Spring 2014 collection at FashioNXT: Los Angeles


Oct 14, 2014

Portland Mercury Executive Editor Marjorie Skinner gives an insightful review on the last day of FashioNXT  Day 4



covers FashioNXT Day 3 in the Portland Mercury:  Day 3

FashioNXT is covered in portlandmonthlymag Check out what Fashion Editor Eden Dawn had to say on Day 1 and 2  Day 1   Day 2

FashioNXT promo video featured in Blogging Project Runway.  Oct 8, 2013

The Oregonian features a special section on FashioNXT.   Oct 3, 2013

Manila Mail promotes Philippines On the Runway show by US-Philippines Society.  Sept 15, 2013

International press promotes Philippines On the Runway show at FashioNXT Sponsored by US-Philippines Society. Sept 3, 2013

FashioNxt’s Young Designer Contest.
Portland Monthly Mag. Jul 25th. 2013

Blogging Project Runway announces Michael Costello showing at FashioNXT

Portland Monthly Magazine talks about FashioNxt’s Stunning Promo Video   March 12. 2013

Portland’s Fashion Forward Lifestyle stunning showcase on CNBC.  October 22. 2012

Fashion Correspondent and Columnist Yuka Murai goes behind the scenes at FashionXt 2012.
October 18th 2012Lucire talks about the birth and success of fashioNxt at FashioNxt 2012.  October 19th 2012


FashioNxt made Time Magazine  October 19th, 2012

On the Stands this month. Don’t forget to pick up your copy.

Oregonlive’s Dominique Fong has a round up of the closing night of FashioNxt.   October 15th. 2012

Check out some of the talented Photographic Press:

Hal Harrison of Rose City Photography – Capturing the runway at FASHIONxt 2012 »

Craig Strobeck Photography – Capturing opening night festivities »

Official FASHIONxt photography provided by – OSI Photography – check it out »

The Portland Monthly‘s Eden Dawn visited us at FashioNxt 2012 on all four nights. Check out what she had to say about us.

Night One: October 11th 2012.

The transformed warehouse space looks fantastic with decorations hung from the ceiling, a spectacular stage production in place and even floral installations around the furniture in the VIP lounge.

Night Two: October 12th 2012

Four of the seven designers (Grishley, Lizz Basinger, Moontess and Becky Ross) showing were returning from their appearance in last year’s Catapult: Emerging Designer competition including winner Amanda Grisham

Fashion News Live
October 15, 2012
Read the reviews just in for each of the Designer’s collections with photography from the runway by Hal Harrison. Fashion News Live is the ultimate online resource to find exclusive celebrity and fashion designer interviews, beauty tips, industry updates & more.

Michael Costello
Goga by Gordana
Stephanie D Couture
Lenzanita Couture Collection
Collier Collection
Joshua Mckinley
Seth Aaron
Joshua Christensen
Nelli Millard
Lizz Basinger
Grishley by Amanda Grisham
Becky Ross
Viktor Luna
Seth Aaron & Viktor Luna Present the Intel Personal Cloud Collection
Reborn by Soham


The Portland Mercury
October 3, 2012
New Events Spotlight Portland Design—Like, All of Portland Design

First of all, PFW as we know it is dead. Out of its ashes has risen FASHIONxt (meant to be spoken as “Fashion Next,” although the spelling has inadvertently led to the nickname “Fashion X-T”), which marries PFW-style runway collections with product exhibitions of up-and-coming lifestyle technology.

Blogging Project Runway
Sept 20, 2012
Project Runway Designers Featured at FASHIONxt

FASHIONxt will be featuring the latest collections from Seth Aaron, Viktor Luna, Joshua McKinley, Becky Ross, Josh Christensen, Gordana Gehlhausen and Michael Costello.


Sept 15, 2012
“Tito Chowdhury of FashionXt”

Read the interview with the Producer of the upcoming 2012


Fashion show

Sept 13, 2012
“Porltand’s Fashion Forward Lifestyle on the Runway”

Press release on CNBC