Saturday, April 25
PFI 10th anniversary
Portland’s only fashion design school just became an accredited fashion institution. Portland Fashion Institute is ready to go nationwide! PFI wants to celebrate this news with you with a day of fun activities:
10 am – Laura Tempesta, TED talk speaker, Sports Bra Expert and Founder of Bravolution. Inventor, maker, patent creator and former Sports Bra Innovation Director at Nike, Tempesta wants to change the world one poorly fitting sports bra at a time. Tempesta was a co-conspirator in the founding of PFI.
11 am – Open House at PFI. Visitors learn to sew, pattern, draw, create the basics of their own sports bra plus help design PFI’s new headquarters through an interactive display.
1-5 pm – PFI’s fourth annual boutiques tour. Always a sold-out event for those who love Portland and want to know the best places to #shoplocal #supportlocal Have fun & make Portland a market center for the apparel industry. Includes snack & swag bag – plus store discounts.. Tour 20 boutiques in:
Instructor:Portland Fashion Institute
Dates/Times:Saturday, April 25.
Bravolution Talk 10-11 am
Demos & Design 11 am-1 pm
Boutique Tour 1-5 pm