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Dave Dahl

THE GOOD SEED WORDS David Bentley Photography Tim Sugden We have seen throughout history how the power of a single driven individual can affect the lives of countless people. Our cover-featured interviewee this issue is Dave Dahl, the “Good Seed” creator of Dave’s Killer Bread. Known as a champion of “second chance” jobs, personal ambassador […]

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Terry Sprague

A Journey to Exceptionalism WORDS Justin Fields | Photography Tim Sugden For some particularly driven people, achieving the pinnacle of personal and professional success can be a long and circuitous journey, replete with obstacles that would permanently derail the dreams of most. Such is the case with Terry Sprague, the Owner and CEO of LUXE […]

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Dan Barbato

TRANSPORTING THROUGH DESIGN WORDS Merlin Varaday | Photography Tim Sugden Asia America (79 SE Taylor, Suite 200) owner Dan Barbato wants to provide an opportunity for you to “travel to Asia right here in Portland”. After accepting a Peace Corps assignment in China in his youth (as he puts it, “the flourish of someone else’s […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Tito Chowdhury

Runway Revolutionary WORDS Sam Aaron Baker | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden & Jeff Wong Anyone who follows fashion knows how quickly it can change, and there is nobody better to talk about fashion’s future in Portland than FashioNXT founder and executive producer, Tito Chowdhury. Making his way from Bangladesh to the states more than twenty years […]

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Raj Shah & Akhil Shah

Waterproof – of – Concept WORDS Kate DeWitt Raj Shah, co-founder of Ably Apparel and Filium technology, is no stranger to the textile and apparel industry. He and his brother Akhil Shah have launched a series of brands that have exploded in the marketplace, including Shah Safari, International News and MECCA USA. After over forty […]

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Erik Martin & Ryan Csanky

Jumping Juniper Gin is Back in a Big Way – Aria Gin WORDS Kaila Coomes | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden Aria Gin combines 10 different botanicals to create a well-balanced award winning gin. Co-founders Erik Martin and Ryan Csanky went through 4 years and over 100 distillations before they were satisfied with the finished product. The […]

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