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May Tee, local designer and president of PDX Synergy, had her designs on display, which were heavily accented by sashes and ribbons.

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Maytee’s fashion fused traditional China with modern style in this low-cut dress.

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Maytee’s portion of the show concludes and makes way for other emerging designers.

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The models were ready for rain in special-edition raincoats that went up for auction following the show.

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Portland’s own Emily Katz showed sweaters and vests perfect for cool fall days.

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Just something to "jump" around in next spring.

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The models take their final walk down Emily Katz’s runway.

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Cui Wei’s part of the show featured traditional garb with a twist from Cathaya.

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Cui Wei’s designs took inspiration from the ’90s and merged it with nuances of Chinese traditional garb.

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Cathaya’s multicolored gown was clearly the showstopper of the evening. The layers of fabric and color collisions stayed with me well after the show had ended.

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Chinese label, Yerad, took leather to a whole new level.

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PDX Fashion Synergy’s Kerry Yu took to the runway for the finale in a dress inspired by the Henan province’s flower, the peony.

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Another PDX Fashion Synergy face, Jillian Rabe, closed the show as she strutted down the runway in a rose-themed gown.

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