A Taste of Style PDX

Presents: A Night of Magic and Wonder

September 28, 2019
Benefiting the Oregon Food Bank
Hosted at One Main Place

Committed to cutting hunger from our community

We invite you to help us cut hunger in our community by supporting our annual fundraising event. Taste of Style PDX, A Night of Magic and Wonder is a unique gala, showcasing the best creations in fantasy hair, makeup, fashion design and photography. All proceeds will directly benefit the Oregon Food Bank. The evening will include food and beverages from local restaurants, breweries, and wineries; guest speakers, a judged runway show, games, wine pull, and silent auction.

September 28th, 2019 at One Main Place

Our Mission

Cut hunger from our community and raise awareness of the growing number of families suffering from food insecurity.

Quick Statistics


of the families in Oregon and Southwest Washington struggle to put food on their tables.


The first Taste of Style fundraiser was held in Portland


Funds raised to feed families in need from this annual event.


meals provided for hungry families.

Interested in being a part of the event?

Learn how you can join us and contribute to a successful 2019 event!

Event Schedule

5:00 PM – VIP Early Entry Meet and Greet

Chris Vandehey - Taste of Style PDX Founder and American Beauty Show Global Image Award for Avant Garde Winner 2019

Mike Davis - Oregon Food Bank Corporate & Community Relations Manager

Lulu Luscious - Portland’s Premier Drag Queen

Abibat Durosimi - Natural Hair & Makeup Expert, Founder of the Bloom Beauty Collective.

Brandon Gaston - Founder and creative director for LifeSTYlest, a Portland based image and lifestyle consulting firm

Chris McGinness -Morning and afternoon Weather Anchor, on KGW News at Sunrise and KGW News at 4:00 p.m.

Sloane White – Fashion designer & founder of Sloane White Couture

5:30 PM - Doors Open / General Admission

PDX Photo Booth Open

Food, Bar, and Games Open

Magician’s Sleight of Hand

6:15 PM - Grand Entry and Opening Remarks

Opening Act / Grand Entry of Hair Designs

Opening Remarks by Chris Vandehey and Lulu Luscious

Native American Artist, Dancer, and Model - Rachael Kulei

Oregon Food Bank - Mike Davis

7:10 PM – Student Designs - Runway Show

Mt. Hood Community College

Summit Salon Academy

Paul Mitchell The School Portland

Sloane White Fashion Runway Show

Judges Choice Winner Announced

7:45 PM – Eat, Drink, and Play Prize Games

Food, Bar, and Games Open

Silent Auction Closes – 8:20 p.m.

8:30 PM – Professional Designs - Runway Show

Tracy Schultz Hair and Makeup

Reveal Salon Studio 

Denev Hair Design

Bella Gioia Styles

Utopia Salon

LLabelle Studio

Ali Arledge HMUA

Judges’ Choice Winner Announced for Students and Professionals

Lulu Luscious Performance

People’s Choice Winner Announced for Students and Professionals

9:45 PM – Closing Announcements / End of Night – Thank Yous!

End of Night

Event Tickets

Taste of Style PDX is excited to offer two ticket options. VIP ticket includes ALL the VIP perks!
VIP Tickets are limited to only 125 tickets, so act fast.

VIP Access
  • Available Now. Limited Quantities Available.
  • Access to the exclusive Taste of Style PDX 2019 Event
  • VIP Seat along the runway
  • FREE drink tickets
  • Samples from Portland’s food industry
  • Hair and beauty samples
  • Early entry into event at 5:00 p.m.
  • Meet and greet with local celebrity judges
  • Meet and greet with Award winning hair designer, Chris Vandehey
General Admission
  • Available Now. Limited Quantities Available.
  • Access to the exclusive Taste of Style PDX 2019 Event
  • Standing room only. No seats are provided.
  • Beer, Wine, and Water for purchase
  • Free Food!

Tickets purchased at the door, if available, will be $85 for VIP and $55 for General Access.

The Venue

One Main Place is a 20-story office tower located at the corner of Main Street and First Avenue in downtown Portland, Oregon.  This property is at the Hawthorne Bridgehead and just one block from Riverfront Park.  Its lobby will be the backdrop for the 5th annual Taste of Style PDX event to benefit the Oregon Food Bank.

One Main Place, 101 SW Main St, Portland, OR 97204
Please enter the building off of 2nd and Salmon

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