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The Portland Collection at Capsule in NYC this week…

…and hope to see you there. Here are the designers at a recent line preview. John and Nathaniel are wearing Fall 2012 TPC, and blankets that helped inspire the collection’s groups are hanging behind them. We’ll have the stories, the … Continue reading

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Looking back, looking ahead

December has been an exciting month for The Portland Collection. The designers previewed the Fall 2012 collection for us at the latest sales meeting, and the reactions were amazing. I sat at the back of the room while Nathaniel, John … Continue reading

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TPC designers at the 2011 Pendleton Round-Up

Let’er Buck. All photos courtesy Eli Hoshor, © 2011, all rights reserved.

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And the afterparty at Frances May…

…in which all images speak for themselves.  Frances May

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Backstage at Fashion’s Night Out

A slide show of the chaos and joy backstage at 2011’s Fashion’s Night Out; this should give you a better view of many of the gorgeous looks and all the gorgeous models. The Portland Collection designers were working hard.

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Archives and Inspiration

In a recent ELLE magazine, The Portland Collection designers described a visit to the Pendleton Woolen Mills archives: Escorted through rigid security that included a fingerprint-activated lock and a steel cage door, the trio were ushered into a room filled with … Continue reading

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The Portland Collection, a short film by Chris Hornbecker

It’s finally time to show this… Hip meets heritage when designers Rachel Turk, Nathaniel Crissman and John Blasioli visit Pendleton’s headquarters, archives and historic mill to derive inspiration for The Portland Collection. Watch the designers working in their studio and … Continue reading

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Everyone’s excited about…

It’s finally here! Runway show and afterparty at Frances May. You know you want to see it! Last week, The Oregonian’s Laura Gunderson visited the design studio and Doug Beghtel shot John Blasioli, Rachel Turk and Nathaniel Crissman hard at work. … Continue reading

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The Designers

Nathaniel Crissman, Rachel Turk and John Blasioli have joined talents as the design team behind Pendleton, The Portland Collection. John Blasioli moved to Portland from New England. His educational background is in environmental studies, and his earlier work includes making stage … Continue reading

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