Monday, March 21, 2011


Christian Sorensen Hasen, Filmmaker. 14th and Pike, Seattle, WA. 

Who are your style icons?
My friends and the people who are close to me.

Can you describe your style influence?
Americana and well made clothing. I'm a lot happier paying for clothes that will last me a lifetime and investing in products that are sustainable. I like simplicity and minimalism. 

What's currently on your personal playlist?
Bryan John Appleby, Campfire OK, Seapony, Gregory Alan Isakov, Koko and the sweetmeats

What's your favorite neighborhood in Seattle?
South Park and Ballard

Catlin & Jessica

Jessica & Catlin, Oddfellows Cafe, Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA

Saturday, March 19, 2011

An Afternoon with Sierra Stinson

Sierra Stinson, Vignettes Curator, Melrose & Pine, Seattle, WA.

Where are you from?
Occidental, California.

What brought you to Seattle?
I went on a road trip to Seattle and loved it so I decided to go for school.

Where did you go to school?
Cornish School of the Arts and Glasgow School of Art.

What did you study?
Fine art photography, video art, and environmental art which is installation based.

What's your dream occupation?
Curator/ Collector 

What inspired your passion to be a curator?
Starting my own gallery in my apartment last december. I love being around the arts, supporting it, and enabling it. 

What's currently on your personal soundtrack?
Bessie Smith, Adem, Talking Heads, Nina Simone, and James Brown.

What's your most valuable possession?
My turquoise bracelet that use to belong to my mom. She said the day she takes it off it could be mine. She never took it off. One day when I was thirteen I saw it on the counter and it hasn't left my wrist since. 

What's something you never leave the house without?
My moleskin notebook and a bottle opener. You must always be prepared for a bottle of wine.

Who are some of your style icons?
My best friend Morgan, Phylicia Rashad, and Sophie Calle

Who's someone you admire?
My Mom's cousin, Melanie. She's the most positive person I know. She is one of those people you can't help but smile when you see them. 

What has been your most enlightening journey thus far?
When I was 21, myself and my boyfriend at the time, backpacked across Europe from London to Turkey. It was a four month long journey. We barely had any money and we just couch surfed. 

Thursday, March 3, 2011

A Day in the Life with Chelsea Poppe

Chelsea Poppe, King Street, Seattle, WA.

Where are you from?
Coral Springs, Florida.

Where are you currently living?
The city of subdued excitement, Bellingham, WA.

What's your dream occupation?
A culture specialist for a company I love, with an acting job on the side. That would be Ideal! 

What inspires your sense of fashion?
My mother in her 20s, mostly. She tried a new look everyday, and wasn't afraid to wear bold pieces. Old family photographs, mysticism, and 90s films. 

Who are some of your style icons?
Chloe Sevigny, Erin Wasson, Dita Von Teese, Jane Birkin, Taylor Tomasi.

What was a clothing item you loved as a kid?
I used to steal my fathers old, beat up college sweatshirt and wore it until it fell apart. I loved that thing. 

Who are some of your favorite writers?
Jonathan Safran Foer, T.S. Eliot, Sylvia Plath, Richard Brautigan

Who's someone you admire? Why?
My grandmother, because she went through so much and still lived happily. I admired the way she dealt with people and carried such optimism all around her. 

If you could have a conversation with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?
Harmony Korine.

What's currently on your personal soundtrack?
Millionyoung, Phantogram, Johnny Flynn, Wax Tailor.

What's your vice?
Cigarettes, and procrastination.

What's your pet peeve?
My biggest pet peeve is when people don't say please or thank you.

If you could be anywhere, where would you be?
New York City.