Next up in our Maine Style series is Michael Maher, founder of San Francisco label Taylor Stitch. Though he may hang his hat in California now, this fashion mogul was born and raised in Cumberland, Maine. Here he weighs in on growing up down the street from L.L.Bean and why he thinks a bs-free approach to dressing is the way life should be.
We know there are a plethora of amazing local storefronts that sell vintage in Portland. But what’s a guy or gal to do when they want to do some online shopping on their lunch hour? Luckily for you, there’s still plenty of buy local options with online shops. Click right this way.
I’ve been waiting to talk about upcoming spring trends until it started to feel like spring. But we’re only weeks away from April and it’s snowing. Again. Let’s pretend warm weather is actually just around the corner, shall we? Here are some of the most wearable trends spotted on the runway, ones that we Portlanders can actually get behind.
Over the weekend I did something I don’t usually like to do: I left the state of Maine. Many of you have told me that Savers is one of your go-to shopping destinations for great vintage and good deals, so I thought I’d do some investigative journalism/shopping. I headed over the border and this is what I discovered.
Ah the closet investment piece. Have you ever made such a purchase? I did – and it caused me to bounce a rent check. But all in the name of fashion, people! All in the name of fashion! I met these two students while they were on college break and I was impressed by how many classics they were wearing from head to toe.
Maine-based Elykssor Clothing is paying tribute to the great state of Maine this holiday season with their 207 Thermals for men and women. Their latest batch is a limited-run and will be on sale until they run out.
It’s hard to look good when it’s cold out. I spotted this Mainer while he was on break from Karmasouptra and told him how impressed I was that he was braving the freezing temps – and looking so cool doing it.
I get so sentimental around the holidays so I thought I’d take this time to round up some of my favorite street style moments from this past year. These are some style spottings that I am truly thankful for.