Interviews, Series

IN Interviews : 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 : 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

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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