DOCUMENTARY, FASHION

Homage to Malia & Sasha

It’s two days after the 2017 presidential inauguration and I couldn’t help but think about what an amazing 8-year journey it has been for the Obamas, specifically, Malia and Sasha. I found their relationship to be truly unique not only for the obvious reason of them being part of the first, first African-American family, but also because they managed to […]

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INTERVIEWS, SERIES

IN Interviews : Taylor Ahlmark & Anoria Gilbert of Maak Lab

This is the sixth article in a seven-part series interviewing independent small business owners in the apothecary space. We initially met Taylor Ahlmark of Maak Lab towards the end of 2015, while exploring Portland’s Pearl District for the first time. The shop was fragrant and filled with an immeasurable, beautiful mélange of complex scents from roasted coffee beans to fresh pine needles. The physical space […]

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ACCESSORIES, INTERVIEWS

IN Interviews : Gabriela Artigas & Co

Along with stressing the importance of family, designers Gabriela Artigas and her sister and sales director, Tere Artigas, have managed to turn Gabriela’s amazing minimal jewelry line into a burgeoning business. Sourcing her gems from all over the world, Gabriela creates flawless, detailed rings, necklaces, and earrings along with many other fascinating pieces. Gabriela Artigas […]

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INTERVIEWS

IN Interviews : Tusk PDX

We don’t usually discuss food very often on Infashuated, but when granted the chance to pick the brains behind Tusk PDX,  Sam Smith and Josh McFadden, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to speak at length about their masterpiece (thanks for the introduction, Heather and Jonathan)! For those not in Portland during the summer months, it seemed as if the entire city […]

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INTERVIEWS, SERIES

IN Interviews : Katharine L’Heureux of Kahina Giving Beauty

This is the fifth article in a seven-part series interviewing independent small business owners in the apothecary space.  Katharine L’Heureux is a businesswoman, wife, mother, and passionate wordsmith that speaks volumes about sustainability, truth in practice, and a profound depth in knowledge that pushes her to do her best work without fail. I began using products from L’Heureux’s Kahina Giving Beauty line almost two […]

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INTERVIEWS, SERIES

IN Interviews : Kakyung Cho of Bar Soap Brooklyn

This is the fourth article in a seven-part series interviewing independent small business owners in the apothecary space.  KaKyung Cho of Bar Soap Brooklyn is a heavy hitter in an industry previously unbeknownst to her and during a time where most would think twice before opening up a business without prior experience. Conversing with Cho in the short time it took to conduct the interview, one […]

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