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5 Portland’s Hottest Hotels PHOTOGRAPHY Choiyee Wong | ART DIRECTOR Tim Sugden COLLABORATED Ann Akre @Portland Fashion and Style Awards + Venus Allure Salon and Spa THE HEATHMEN HOTEL For more than eight decades, The Heathman Hotel has been integral to life in Portland. Nestled in the heart of downtown’s cultural and financial district, The […]

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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 […]

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Stephanie Sparkman

Consigning Women written by Tanis Logan-Morris | photographed by Tim Sugden Coco Chanel famously said, “A woman should be two things: classy and fabulous.” Aiding the women of Portland in this continuous quest is Stephanie Sparkman’s first class boutique, Consigning Women. Tucked into a cheerful space at 412 NW 11th Avenue, in the heart of […]

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Shea Wilcox

A Resonance of Roots written by Jen Namba photographed by Tim Sugden It is a perfect summer day in Juneau, Alaska. Sweeping, snow-capped mountains tower above a crystal sea, beckoning tourists from their cruise ship balconies. Just off the pier, the sweet smell of fresh crab, the hum of friendly conversations, and the easy atmosphere […]

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Womens Trends

The New Puffer by Jyssica Yelas If you are a Pacific Northwest native, you know the jacket I’m talking about. Five to seven rows of quilting, likely down insulation, pockets, button-closure, and maybe faux fur trimming on the hood. In 2016, we see the mundane pieces in sportswear coming back in unexpected ways. Trend waves […]

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Mens Trends

Mad for Monochrome by Jyssica Yelas Even the most fashion-inclined appreciate a one-and-done look. For women, this may mean throwing on a dress and shoes before heading out the door. For men, this might entail creating a uniform of alternating shirts and pants. The latest trend in men’s fashion is sweeping Portland. Inspired by a […]

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Portland Fashion Style Awards

Recognizing Local Fashion & Style Talent The Mercedes-Benz of Portland | Portland Fashion and Style Awards Presented by Proffer written by Michelle Gant | photographed by Jeff Wong ON a chilly November night, you’ll find Portland’s most fashionable lined up outside the Portland Art Museum, waiting for entrance into the grand finale event of the […]

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FashioNXT

A STEP AHEAD: FASHION & TECHNOLOGY JOIN FORCES @ FASHIONXT 2016 written by Jyssica Yelas | photographed by Jeff Wong After a year of anticipation, FashioNXT came again in early October to give those in attendance a glimpse into the future of fashion. The fifth annual four-day fashion event showcased collections from emerging designers to […]

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