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JULIANA MONTGOMERY
Occupation Advertising agency broadcast-production assistant Photographed at Andina restaurant Lives in Southwest Portland Personal style Cosmopolitan Things she can’t live without A pashmina, a leather clutch, and her Coach bracelet-watch that’s always set on Prague time—her favorite city Favorite store Nordstrom Biggest style influence Her very elegant grandmother, who still wears driving gloves when she gets behind the wheel Believes everyone should own A passport Can’t understand why Portlanders insist on wearing Jean jackets with jeans—denim overkill! Style advice “Shoes tell a lot about a person. Maintain them well.”
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ELIANNA BAR-EL
Occupation Freelance writer, fashion stylist, and personal shopper at Anthropologie Photographed atHer apartment courtyard Lives in Northwest Portland Personal style Equal parts quirky Jewish grandma, 1970s Ali McGraw, and spontaneously thrown together Things she can’t live without Pockets, comfort, and character Favorite stores Rad Summer, Buffalo Exchange, Anthropologie, and her mom’s closet
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CARL HALVORSON
Occupation Opera singer and voice instructor Photographed at His condominium lobby Lives in Southwest Portland Personal style Eclectic (“I don’t work in an office, so I’m free to wear the unusual pieces I’ve collected worldwide over the years—like these German carpenter pants.”) Things he can’t live without A cashmere sweater, a beautiful suit, and Levi’s jeans Favorite store Mario’s Biggest style influence Paris
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JERRYD BAYLESS
Occupation Guard, Portland Trail Blazers Photographed at Hotel deLuxe Lives in Tualatin Personal style Elegantly professional Things he can’t live without White Adidas shell-toe sneakers, engraved cuff links, and plenty of neckties Favorite place to shop His LA tailor Biggest style influence “No one in particular; style is something you have to do yourself.” Believes every man should own A couple of good suits
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GLENDA GOLDWATER
Occupation Arts patron/bon vivant Photogaphed at Her home in Southeast Portland Personal style The right amount of “flair per year” Things she can’t live without A cashmere dress, a fur-lined jacket, and a Jeanne Marc quilted coat Favorite stores Mercantile, Mimi & Lena Can’t understand why Portlanders insist on wearing Birkenstocks and shorts to formal events Style advice “Be at ease in what you’re wearing.”
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FRED KLEISNER
Occupation General manager, the Nines hotel Photographed at The Nines Lives in The Pearl District Personal style Casual sophistication Things ?he can’t live without A good black suit, custom-made French cuffed shirts, and a gray cashmere sport coat Favorite store Michael Allen’s Biggest style influence His father, who “always dressed to the nines.” Believes every man should own A custom-made dinner jacket Can’t understand why Portlanders insist on wearing Wool socks with sandals Style advice “Having a great tailor is more important than having a great suit.”
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JOHN BLASIOLI
Occupation Men’s clothing designer and Stumptown Coffee barista Photographed at Laurelhurst Theater Lives in Northwest Portland Personal style Layering of modern and classical Things he can’t live without Boots, a fitted suit jacket, and a necktie Favorite stores Frances May, Frank James, and Seaplane Biggest style influence The 1930s Believes every man should own A vest. “It instantly cleans up one’s appearance.”
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MAY TEE
Occupation Fashion designer, May Tee Photographed at Her live/work space Lives in The Pearl District Personal style Minimal with an edge Things she can’t live without Loro Piana cashmere crew neck T-shirt, a Marni jacket, and Lanvin flats Favorite stores Mario’s, Parallel, Nolita, Bubble Boutique, Physical Elements Biggest style influence Conceptual designs and Miuccia Prada Believes everyone should own A great-fitting blazer/jacket Can’t understand why Portlanders insist on wearing Velour anything—especially tracksuits Style advice “Quality over quantity.”
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