Ambassador Wohlers opened the “Pop! Fashion” fashion show yesterday as part of Skopje Fashion Weekend. Government ministers, donors, and invited guests from the business, fashion, textile, and media communities attended the event that was hosted in the Embassy Atrium. Working with Fashion Weekend Skopje, the Embassy selected a mix of fifteen established and new designers from thirty two applications, with a goal of supporting Macedonia’s economic development, the fashion and textile sectors, and youth entrepreneurship.The embassy's Facebook page included numerous photos of the event:
The local Macedonian Information Agency reported on the event as well, providing some additional photos of the fashions on display.
An email to the embassy inquiring about the cost of the event was not immediately returned.
Note: The article first appeared at The Weekly Standard.