Interviews, Series

IN Interviews : Studio Cue LA (日本語)

This is the third article in a seven-part series interviewing independent small business owners in the apothecary space. This interview is also available in English. Studio Cue LA is yet another great example of creating successful partnerships amongst spouses in marriage and in pursuing passions full-time. Family also seems to be a common thread  for many of the interviews conducted in our series. For Studio Cue […]

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IN Interviews : OLO Fragrance

This is the second article in a seven-part series interviewing independent small business owners in the apothecary space. I first read about the Milk Milk Lemonade storefront in Japan’s annual city guide, True Portland: The Unofficial Guide for Creative People, during my first few months in Portland as I got acclimated to my new home and the people that inhabited it. During my initial visit, […]

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Interviews, Series

IN Interviews : Pearl+ Luxury Soap

This is the first article in a seven-part series interviewing independent small business owners in the apothecary space. I initially learned of Pearl+ at the end of 2015, right before I moved to Portland from New York. I stayed one night at the Ace Hotel in Midtown and splurged on room service, their fully-stocked mini-bar, and a bottle of Thé Noir 29 […]

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Interviews, Series

IN Interviews : The Apothecary Series

‘Apothecary’ used to mean combining a lengthy list of intricate ingredients such as herbs, minerals, and animal fats for ingesting, salves for topical use, and aromatics for aromatherapy. In considering what pharmacies in the past may have looked like in the olden days, many of us can only conjure up mental visuals of dusty floor-to-ceiling cabinets housing several rows of jars, with […]

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Fashion, Interviews

IN Interviews : Linda Huang

As a small island in East Asia, Taiwan does not receive as much love and regard as its more popular neighbors, China and Japan. But don’t be fooled: Taiwan is brimming with new talent within fashion and design and the stream of creativity is constant. Infashuated had a chance to sit down with Linda Huang, Visual Merchandising Consultant at […]

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IN Interviews : Croon

Six months ago, Bangkok based label, Croon, started gaining global kudos, making pastel Oxfords adorned with bows and glitter. Croon’s footwear is the perfect addition to primp a slightly stale ensemble. You know that feeling when everything in your closet starts to feel www? There is nothing better than a new addition to spruce things up; a […]

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IN Interviews : WWake

WWake is a young jewelry and accessory brand started by designer, Wing Yin Yau. Wing’s signature rope jewelry is minimal, and it uses detailing that can be viewed as ornate and delicate. Some of her pieces appear as though they are organic and made by nature, while others appear more handmade. In just one encounter […]

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IN Interviews : Kate Alice Falcus

One of my favorite materials, and what I believe to be the most versatile and pliable material for modern day designers, is denim. Not only is this material malleable, but it is also fitting for a plethora of different occasions. From worldwide pioneering denim company, Levi Strauss, or twill cotton to denim, the material has […]

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IN Interviews : Kzeniya Oudenot

While attending New York’s biannual tradeshow, Capsule, I met designer and entrepreneur, Kzeniya Oudenot. Oudenot’s bubbly attitude and openness made her great to speak with. Discovering Oudenot’s collection of bags and accessories for the first time was quite astonishing. I was immediately drawn in by the small intricate detailing and color. Every piece is made […]

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IN Interviews : Brianna Fano

There are many designers, (Kelsey Quan, Miansai, and Kirsty Ward) dabbling in similar types of playful, modern, decorative rope, lucite, and metal jewelry. Brianna Fano’s distinctive and noticeable details come from her exploration of shapes and transparency. Her icy translucent, cool blues, and solid lucite shapes attached to military/climbing rope with silver and gold trims […]

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