Mike Chabala, Timbers vs. Independiente, 7.26.11
Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer

Portland Timbers on the Runway at Portland Fashion Week

Portland, OR – The Portland Timbers look great on the pitch but they will be styling on the runway at Portland Fashion Week October 6th. 

Defenders Mike Chabala and Rodney Wallace and midfielder Sal Zizzo, will be representing the Portland Timbers in the runway show of sustainable lifestyle apparel company EARTHTEC. EARTHTEC apparel is made from cutting-edge recycled or renewable fabrics like recycled plastic water bottles, organic cotton, and natural wool.  See the Timbers kicking it October 6th.


Portland Fashion Week
Doors open at 6:00 PM
Show seating begins at 8:00 pm. 
For schedule and tickets see: www.portlandfashionweek.net


“What an incredible statement these players are making about who they are and how they care about the community in which they live. With sustainable EARTHTEC apparel, we are not only wearing great clothing, we are making an investment in ourselves and in the health of our planet,” said Dennis Randall, EARTHTEC CEO.

“The Timbers have great moves on the field, but can they walk the runway? You will have to come see for yourself”, laughed Tito Chowdhury, Portland Fashion Week Producer. “The Timbers mean so much to the community. It is wonderful to have them engaged in Portland Fashion Week which showcases the creative edge that makes Portland special.”

About Portland Fashion Week (www.portlandfashionweek.net): On the runway since 2003, Portland Fashion Week is the second-longest running fashion week on the West Coast. In 2007, Portland Fashion Week became the first sustainable production of a fashion week in the world. It has been showcasing the collections of the upcoming season by nationally and internationally known designers from North America, Europe and beyond present their exquisite collections in Portland Fashion Week. Portland Fashion Week is produced by PFW Productions LLC, a full-service events production and promotions company specializing in fashion. Thanks to the generous support of the Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF), Portland Fashion Week 2011 will receive verified/certified Carbon Offsets, Renewable Energy Certificates ensuring that only green energy was used in association with this event and Water Restoration Certificates.

About EARTHTEC (www.earthtec.com): The EARTHTEC is a team made up of garment industry pros who are  passionate about the outdoors and committed to protecting our environment. The sustainable apparel they create is made from cutting-edge recycled or renewable fabrics like recycled PET (plastic water bottles), organic cotton, and natural wool.  When people wear EARTHTEC clothing, they can be proud of their contribution to a greener more sustainable world.