This Week in the Mercury

Animal Rights

Film

Animal Rights

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: EEEE! EEE! EEEE!


Koch Money

Film

Koch Money

Two Bad Brothers You Don't Know So Well



Monday, February 16, 2009

Bookmark for Brides

Posted by Marjorie Skinner on Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 9:34 AM

Another bridal event is coming down the pipes, this one geared toward the bride wanting to make her wedding as green as possible. It makes sense, then, that the featured dress designer is Frocky Jack Morgan, by Portland resident Julia Barbee, who has emblazoned the home page of her web site with an amusing quote from another local designer, Adam Arnold: "Now she's sustainable. She makes cool dresses out of, like, garbage or something!" To clarify, "garbage" is reams of gossamer, deconstructed couture and other lovely vintage bits revamped into dreamily romantic pieces, all one of a kind, and worthy of lust with or without a concern for the environment. These are to be featured at Olio United's First Friday in March (the 6th, from 5-8 pm). Joining her designs will be other businesses flaunting their greenery, like: Bakery Bar, Alma Chocolate, and SJ Harmon Photography.

5654/1234807978-frockywedding.png

So you see why "garbage" doesn't quite capture it.

Comments (0)

Subscribe to this thread:

Comments are closed.

All contents © Index Newspapers, LLC

115 SW Ash St. Suite 600
Portland, OR 97204

Contact Info | Privacy Policy | Production Guidelines | Terms of Use | Takedown Policy