Thursday, April 15

Announcing the 2017 Fashion for a Passion

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We’re proud to partner with Against The Grain Productions for this year’s 9th Annual Fashion for a Passion. Fashion for a Passion has become a launch pad for Asian American designers such as Khanh Nguyen of Nha Khanh, Jerry Matthews of Nine Muses and more! We’re excited for #FFAP2017 to discover a new group of rising talent. For all event info and tickets, please visit:

– ATG helps support needy orphanages and underprivileged children in Asia.
– ATG provides artistic and leadership scholarships to talented Asian American students.
– ATG gives scholarships to young Asian American adoptees to attend heritage and culture camps in the U.S.
– ATG inspires leadership and mentorship within our community.

DALLAS, TX – Against The Grain Productions is proud to announce the Presenting Designer line-up for its 9th Annual Fashion for a Passion charity event, which takes place Saturday, November 11th, at sixty five hundred located at 6500 Cedar Springs Road in Dallas. Handpicked by the ATG Board, these diverse young Asian American designers represent an exciting mix of influences and design aesthetics.One of Dallas’ hottest fashion tickets and fall charity events, the evening showcases and celebrates emerging Asian American artists and musical performers. “We’re thrilled to be able to come together as a team and bring this amazing event to the community for the ninth year,” said President/Co-Founder Tammy Nguyen Lee. “To produce an evening like this takes a lot of heart, dedication and passion, and we are proud to collaborate with wonderful talent in front of and behind the scenes to make it happen, including one of very own Artistic Scholarship winners.”

Fashion for a Passion has become significant as a place to discover talent, becoming a launch pad for Asian American designers such as Khanh Nguyen of Nha Khanh, Hanh Dang of Lucy Dang and Jerry Matthews of Nine Muses, who have all gone on to notable fashion careers.

The evening includes a cocktail reception with entertainment, a silent auction/raffle, art exhibit, fashion show with live auction, tasty bites and sips and concludes with a wrap-party for guests to mix and mingle until midnight.

Proceeds from the evening’s ticket sales, silent, art and live auctions as well as support from generous sponsors benefit ATG’s supported orphanages and underprivileged children in Asia, scholarships for student artists and leaders and community outreach programs in the U.S. to inspire, educate and entertain the community.

General Admission and VIP Reserved Tickets range from $50 to $125 and will be on sale at starting in September. Sponsorships are currently available by emailing

For 2017 FFAP Presenting Designers details, click here: