Meet Chloe Dao, Winner of Project Runway Season 2, at Parts & Labour

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Come join two Austin original companies - fashion boutique Parts & Labour and stylish bag and travel gear maker Nuo Tech for an evening of fashion and fun! On October 29th from 6pm to 9pm at 1117 South Congress, Austin, TX 78704. Chloe Dao, Project Runway Season 2 Winner, will be showcasing the Chloe Dao for Nuo Holiday Collection of laptop cases, netbook sleeves and luggage.

Come join two Austin original companies - fashion boutique Parts & Labour and stylish bag and travel gear maker Nuo for an evening of fashion and fun! October 29th from 6pm to 9pm, Nuo will debut a number of new products their fashion collections including new laptop bags, netbook sleeves and luggage from their collaboration with Project Runway Season 2 winner Chloe Dao. Chloe will be available for a "meet the designer" session, autographs and photos. There will be drinks, cupcakes provided by Sugar Mama's Bakeshop, and a DJ along with raffle prizes. Additionally, 10% of all sales from this event go directly to supporting two Austin charities - Save our Springs Alliance, -and the Austin Sunshine Camps, . RSVP at or at

About Nuo
Nuo builds industry leading carrying cases and accessories for mobile technology products. We specialize in designing stylish laptop bags, totes, sleeves, messenger bags, backpacks, professional briefcases and mobile technology cases for cell phones, smart phones, digital cameras, portable GPS, gaming and travel gear. In addition to our passion for design, fashion and simplicity, we challenge ourselves, partners and customers daily to create a positive impact on people and the environment through our policies and practices. We strive to be one of the most desirable and trusted mobile lifestyle brands in the industry.

About Chloe Dao
Houston based fashion designer Chloe Dao achieved household notoriety when she won Project Runway Season 2 in 2006. A graduate of FIT, Chloe honed her business skills and creativity at some of the top fashion houses in New York City. Since her win, Chloe has been featured in national and international publications and has reached the masses with her Simply Chloe Dao clothing line exclusive to QVC. Chloe continues to design and grow her boutique, LOT 8 and is working on various other creative projects. In 2008 her effortless style and modern sensibility lead her to partner with bag and travel gear maker Nuo Tech to create a line of mobile technology and travel accessories. The "Chloe Dao for Nuo" Collection will be available at multiple retailers nationwide in the Spring of 2009. The collection is modern, contemporary and most of all fun. It's a unique play on colors, geometry and shapes to create fashion forward designs without any boundaries.

About Parts & Labour
In 2003 Alexandra Renwick, Lizelle Villapando and Talena Rasmussen agreed that the DIY movement hit Austin like a virus and was here to stay. Renwick always felt Austin needed a safe place for all of its creative locals to showcase and sell their goods. With Renwick's years of experience successfully running New Bohemia, one of Austin's best resale vintage and resale goldmines, and Villapando and Rasmussen's familiarity with handmade goods, and their shared appreciation for fellow indie entrepreneurs, the three teamed up to create a space that would satisfy all of their needs. P&L confidently maintains over 100 labels, representing hundreds of creative Texans. Their work ranges from silk screened t-shirts to elaborate jewelry, reconstructed vintage clothes to handmade soaps, children's wear, and more. Not only is P&L intended to showcase Texas talent, but also to illustrate the many benefits of handmade goods. Loctaed at 1117 S. Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704.


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