Brent Collier

Fashion Forward WORDS David Bentley  PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden Download PDF Here. Brent Collier is effortlessly fashion-forward. His ongoing passion for high-end Italian wear commenced over 40 years ago in Southern California. From styling movie stars on Rodeo Drive, to introducing Italian streetwear to Portland and Seattle, he painstakingly selects the perfect blend of timeless Italian… Continue reading Brent Collier


WORDS Katie Wise PHOTOGRAPHY Jamison Cook Download PDF Here. Unbeknownst to the rest of America, Portland is a secret destination for vintage hunters. It is where the lovers of vintage go to settle and set up shop. Walk down any street and you’ll find a plethora of vintage, second-hand and upcycled stores selling unlikely items… Continue reading REFLECTIONS


FASHION ON THE FRINGE WORDS Elizabeth Thi Nguyen  PHOTOGRAPHY Tom Lupton  Gliding gowns down the annual FashioNXT runway, Sloane White showcased her 2018-19 winter collection: Frost. The collection features a bright and upbeat luster, with metallic sheen fabrics glistening against bright whites, and fur trims that bounce with a model’s walk. Garnished in the intricacies… Continue reading SLOANE WHITE

Tom Boehme

Changing Seasons WORDS Adelle McLean  PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden Download PDF Here. An old newspaper article found in a drawer was the inspiration that re-ignited his passion for photography. There it was, amongst the many articles his mom had collected, written about her son during his freshman year at Mount Hood Community College. Tom Boehme read… Continue reading Tom Boehme


WELL SUITED WORDS Jyssica Yelas  PHOTOGRAPHY Tom Boehme Download PDF Here. If there were one word to describe Gustave Apiti, “bold” could not do him justice. This may be because he’s the most brightly dressed man in the room. It may be that he says what others would only dream of saying out loud. And… Continue reading GUSTAVE APITI

Jimmy Hickey

BUILT FOR GOOD TIMES WORDS Jyssica Yelas PHOTOGRAPHER Tim Sugden Download PDF Here. From four people in a garage to twelve people in a warehouse, and the front page of Reddit and back, Jimmy Hickey isn’t your average suit-and-tie entrepreneur. Like many businesses that experience a speedy growth, his idea came from one need that… Continue reading Jimmy Hickey


What’s Next WORDS Kyle Sosa and Bonnie Knight Download PDF Here. FashioNXT has been going through major expansion, as 2019 marks the 8th year for FashioNXT Week, recognized as the official fashion week of Portland. The annual event gained international acclaim after its production was named by Time Magazine as #1 in the US, next… Continue reading FASHIONXT

Vanessa Froehling

Destination Inspiration WORDS Kailla Coomes & Jyssica Yelas | PHOTOGRAPHY Ali Megan Vanessa Froehling is a true artist who finds inspiration from emotions and experiences to create garments that speak volumes. In 2002, at age 20, she received her first sewing machine as a gift, and soon spent countless hours teaching herself how to sew.… Continue reading Vanessa Froehling

Tony Iyke

Bespoken In The City WORDS Jyssica Yelas | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden MODELS Tony Iyke | Elizabeth Nguyen | Rachael Lenzini If you’ve been to a Portland fashion event in the last year or two, you’ve likely noticed Tony Iyke. Tall, dressed to the nines, exuding confidence, and probably wearing a suit with a complementing hat… Continue reading Tony Iyke

Elizabeth Mollo

The Different Face of Her WORDS Jyssica Yelas | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden In today’s world, technology, current events and political climate are huge influencers on how the fashion industry is both created and consumed. Transparency is essential as well as experiences that bond an audience to a brand, and if you don’t adapt quickly, you… Continue reading Elizabeth Mollo