This week's big event on the Portland fashion calendar is Up in the Air, the official Neat Sheet launch party at the Hotel DeLuxe. The rooftop event, emceed by Alexis Del Cid of KOIN TV, boasts runway looks from Portland boutiques Popina Swimwear, Mabel and Zora, Parallel, Physical Element, Idom, Moulé, Lizard Lounge, Solestruck, and Oh Baby. There will also be raffles in support of Willamette Riverkeeper, indie booths of art, accessory, and body care, and VIPs get in early, score schwag bags, and enjoy unfettered access to the open bar. VIPs? Yeah, that could be YOU! Popina, from whence I got my own summer 2010 suit, and home of the tankini of your dreams, is giving away two VIP tix on MOD! All's you gotta do? Send me your best swimsuit story—that's POSITIVE, not swimsuit nightmares!—by end of the day tomorrow (official: 5 pm) and the best gets 'em! Go!
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