Downtown Portland, Oregon USA on a spring evening looking east towards the 11,250 foot high Mt Hood,  50 miles in the distance.  Taken atop the city's tallest locale, the 1,000 foot high Council Crest in the West Hills of Portland. 

Downtown Portland, Oregon USA on a spring evening looking east towards the 11,250 foot high Mt Hood,  50 miles in the distance.  Taken atop the city's tallest locale, the 1,000 foot high Council Crest in the West Hills of Portland. 

About Portland Fashion Week®-

Portland Fashion Week, active since 2003...... has emerged to become the 3rd oldest Fashion Week in the U.S.!!! Portland Fashion Week® has also featured as many Project Runway Winners as NY and LA combined,  is TIME Magazine’s “Best Indie Fashion Week in the U.S.” -Oct. 15, 2012,  ‘’One of the ‘’Most Sustainably Produced Fashion Weeks in the World”- Book Moda Aug. 2007 and is “the World’s ONLY Carbon Negative Fashion Week’’- Huffington Post Sept. 30, 2016

Portland, Oregon is 24th most livable city in the world, and most livable within the United States, with Forbes Magazine ranking Portland as their number one pick for "The Best Places for Business and Careers 2017". Unemployment is below 4%, and Portland now has the ninth-highest concentration of highly educated millennials in a US city based on Experian's most recently collated data.

Portland, OR also consistently holds the top spots in most aspects of US Livability for schools, neighborhoods, safety, happiness and income over the last few decades, while Portland Fashion Week itself holds a spot on the ''Top 100 Things to Do in Portland Before You Die Bucket List''.  With fashion power houses such as NIKE, Columbia Sportswear, Jantzen, and Pendleton all hailing from the region and our nearly 1,000 boutiques and an upscale buying public, all prove that Portland is a player on the world fashion scene.

Come and see what we in Portland, OR already know and enjoy. The awesomeness of OUR city and world's most Eco-Chic Fashion Week! Come and see!-

-Portland Fashion Week® Executive Producer Tod Hunter Foulk

 

 

About Portland, Oregon. The City of Roses- 

Portland has established a reputation as a growing, vibrant city, recognized nationally and internationally for our innovative approach to transit, planning, and sustainability. Our economy is thriving, with near-record low unemployment and record high revenues from business licenses. People are moving here from around the world to participate in what our community has to offer, including diverse employment opportunities, thriving and unique neighborhoods, world-class restaurants and access to nature. 

-Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler

 

 

Additional Portland, OR US and World Comparisons and Rankings:

 

#1 out of 50

Best Cities for Seniors

 

#1 out of 100

Most Sustainable Cities

 

#1 out of 50

for Public Transportation

 

#2 in the world

for Sustainability 

 

 

#2 out of 10

America’s Best Cities for Foodies

 

#2 out of 50

Fiscally Fit Cities Report

 

#4 out of 50

Cities on the Edge of Greatness

 

#4 out of 60

America's Best Cities for a Healthy Retirement

 

#6 out of 50

Safest Cities for Families with Young Children

 

#6 out of 100

America's Most (and Least) Stressful Cities (100 Largest Metro Areas)

 

#7 out of 50

America's Most Playful Cities

 

#8 out of 25

Best US Cities for Seniors 2011

 

#9 out of 20

Most Secure Large Cities in the U.S.

 

#15 out of 80

America’s Best City fpr DATING

 

#16 out of 20

Best Cities for Teleworking - Large Metro Areas

 

#16 out of 50

Healthiest Cities

 

#17 out of 50

Best Block Party Places

 

#23 out of 100

Most Comfortable Summer Cities

 

#27 out of 50

Most Romantic Cities for Boomers

 

#35 out of 50

Most Energetic Cities

 

#39 out of 100

The Most Single Cities

 

#40 out of 379

Best Green Cities

 

All in all, making Portland, OR a very attractive city from which to conduct business, live and play.