Fashion

Wendy Ohlendorf

Fashion Architect written by Mary Walsh | photographed by Tim Sugden From an outsider’s perspective, fashion designer Wendy Ohlendorf’s professional life may look a bit like a game of pinball.

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Sarah Donofrio

One Imaginary Girl written by Courtney Tait | photographed by Joshua Lee Burnett For fashion designer Sarah Donofrio, inspiration comes in bursts. Her newest collection, shown on opening night of

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Jade District

Discovering The Jade District written by Courtney Tait | photography by Choiyee Wong Like many Portland neighborhoods, the 12-block stretch along Southeast 82nd Avenue — between Division Street and Powell

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Wendy Ohlendorf

Wendy Ohlendorf

Fashion Architect written by Mary Walsh | photographed by Tim Sugden From an outsider’s perspective, fashion designer Wendy Ohlendorf’s professional life may look a bit like a game of pinball. This isn’t to say that it has been hectic, but that the designer shows determination and resilience, and knows when to restart and when to […]

Sarah Donofrio

Sarah Donofrio

One Imaginary Girl written by Courtney Tait | photographed by Joshua Lee Burnett For fashion designer Sarah Donofrio, inspiration comes in bursts. Her newest collection, shown on opening night of Portland’s FashioNXT and featuring a playful mix of pattern, color, and separates, came to her in a vision. “I sat down in one day and […]

Jade District

Jade District

Discovering The Jade District written by Courtney Tait | photography by Choiyee Wong Like many Portland neighborhoods, the 12-block stretch along Southeast 82nd Avenue — between Division Street and Powell Boulevard — is changing. Named the Jade District as part of a revitalization project overseen by the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO), the […]

Jody & Bailey – Owners MODAO

Jody & Bailey – Owners MODAO

MODĀO RESALE is nestled in a shopping complex just off I-5 at exit 4 in Vancouver, flanked by a hair salon and a beauty supply store. The boutique specializes in gently-used, quality-label women’s clothing and accessories from favorite luxury designers, as well as tried and true brands. On one particular morning, a pair of pristine […]

Adam Arnold – Fashion Designer

Adam Arnold – Fashion Designer

Bespoke of clothing made to order Bespoke.  That is what the Adam Arnold brand is.  The Adam Arnold name is about being made to order.  It is about taking a client from concept to design, and about clothing made and tailored specifically for that client. Working out of his Portland studio, Adam has been creating […]

Pamela Levenson – Swimwear Designer

Pamela Levenson – Swimwear Designer

Bikini Season: Never Fear, Popina is Here Venturing into Popina’s Swimwear Boutique might feel like you’ve started your vacation early. Bamboo and greenery create a tropical ambiance with sea creature mobiles dangling in the store’s sunshine-esque lighting. Give your legs a rest at the comfortable seating area and enjoy a complimentary Corona while the kids […]

Tiffany Bean – Fashion Designer

Tiffany Bean – Fashion Designer

Creating With the Customer In Mind Tiffany Bean, designer of a line of clothing by the same name and owner of the 2013 award winning Best Boutique NW Mabel and Zora, invited me to her upscale shop to chat about trends, style and Portland fashion. Bean, married, with a four year old and another due […]

Tito Chowdhury – Follow Up

Tito Chowdhury – Follow Up

Tito Chowdhury, founder and executive producer of FashioNXT interviewed by Jewel Mignon. Do you think your show is more about the attendees/general audience or do think it’s more a buyers show? As you know, fashion shows really have been less and less and less, (actually anywhere with major fashion shows) about the buyers than creating […]