Spring Awakening

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Hello dear readers,

This past Winter has been a grueling one, long dark, cold and wet. SO WET! I've been working on a variety of projects lately, and I do adore variety. Now that it's Spring again I feel revived by the beauty that has bloomed all over the city. My roses are about to burst open and paint my yard with color.

Before I can give more detailed descriptions and photo diaries of all I've been creating, let me give you some sneak peekage. I recently wrapped up what was one of my favorite dream projects ever! I had...

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Designer Experience +++ CONTENT

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For those of you dear readers who aren't familiar with CONTENT, well I don't have time to tell you about it, so go read about in on their site...siiiike! I of course want to tell you all about it!

This is an event that I've fully enjoyed attending over the past several years while simultaneously dreaming of being a part of. I can with ease admit that it's my favorite (art fused) fashion event in Portland.

It takes place at the Ace Hotel on SW Stark wherein between 20-30 designers are given...

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Hey guys. I have wonderful news. I'm a participating designer in CONTENT at the Ace Hotel this year. This event is an epic experience for everyone, so if you love fashion and are maybe a little bored of fashion shows? (Fashion shows still rule, don't get me wrong) This one's for you! I am so honored to be providing visual lovliness alongside many of Portland's most creative individuals for this one night of art, fashion, design and overall captivating connection between creators and viewers. I will have a special parting gift for all visitors of...

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New Stuff

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I've been working on my craft; summoning my artist self I started painting my own textiles. Pillows seemed like a righteous way to introduce this expression, provide some one of a kind prints. So...here they are!

They will be available for purchase in the online shop soon. I will also be producing more for a super exciting event I'll be participating in. If you'd like to inquire about getting your hands on one that's specially made for you or your BFF, Mama, Sister, Father, Cousin, Uncle or Brother e-mail me: infokatieguinn@gmail.com


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COALESCE: Brand Highlights Part Trois

In the past few years Portland has grown as a source for plus sized babes looking for independently designed fashion that actually rocks. Copper Union is especially great because that is the focus of their line. Claire Doody is the talented lady behind the label. Last year we showed together at both Alley 33 and Portland Fashion Week, and I was immediately drawn to her; she has that look in her eyes that says "I'm so much fun, you have no idea!" Until you chat with her and then you start to get an idea.  Her designs are fun and...

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