Recycled Fashion Line at St. Vinnie’s

EUGENE, Ore. — St. Vincent de Paul is known for making one person’s trash, another person’s treasure but now they’re doing that with a twist. Mitra Chester isn’t your typical fashion designer. “These were made from damaged belts, leather belts. these are old vinyl LP’s. These were pants that maybe had some damage or were … Continue reading »

Thrift Store Challenges Local Designers

EUGENE, Ore. — Some local designers are gearing up for a fashion show, but they won’t be stitching together new designs. ¬†They’ll convert used clothing from St. Vincent De Paul into the latest runway fashions. It’s all part of the first ever Metamorphose Challenge. Designers shopped the racks of clothing at St. Vincent De Paul … Continue reading »

Eugene Fashion Week Kicks Off

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Fashion Week kicks off Monday night. Organizers spent the day getting ready for the busy week ahead of them. They say this year they wanted to drive home the idea that fashion is for everyone, and they really want the event to be a true representation of the city. “It needs … Continue reading »

OSU Recognized for Fashion Design

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University is highly ranked on a national list, but it has nothing to do with the football team. Nope, we’re talking fashion. The school’s 104-year-old apparel, design, and merchandising program is ranked 16th on the top 20 list for fashion schools in the country. The placement by Fashionista.com noted the … Continue reading »