Employee of the Week: Page

Page

Division Store Manager

How long have you been working here?

5 Months

What inspires your personal style the most?

My mom always used to call me a Tom Boy in denial. I tend to gravitate towards pieces that are more utilitarian, but also feminine and classic. I want to wear things that I can rough up, but still look fabulous in.  Also, my body is ALWAYS changing so I like pieces that look awesome no matter what size my boobs are!

What is your favorite current trend?

I LOVE MOM JEANS! We just got in these amazing Seven for All Man Kind mom jeans and I want to buy 20 pairs of them!

Which designer inspires you the most?

Designer I’m not ready to commit to just yet. Blogger I love, Man Repeller! 

What fashion advice do you have for this upcoming season?

Ditch your mom’s rules. Play with color, play with neutrals, length and style.  Do what feels right. 

What is your favorite item you have ever purchased from Adorn?

ALL OF MY JEANS! Specifically right now my Cara’s from Citizens of Humanity. 

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Shine Bright With Colors This Summer

Don’t be the only dull thing this summer; shine bright with colors! Whether you’re like me and buy too much black and grey. Or you already have a rainbow in your closet. Summer is the time to put away the little black dress. And throw on the floral romper!

From Sanctuary to Fifteen Twenty. This season is all about a splash of color. If you’re wondering where to start? Follow our guide to shining bright with colors.

As Sleek As A Little Black Dress

For a look as sleek as black. Try Sanctuary’s Lilly Dress. It has a playful fit you’ll love. Dress it up with a Minnie and George bag. And you’ll shine bright with sophistication. Don’t forget to check out Gild. A Portland boutique with amazing shoes. I loved their Trask wedges.

 

Light and Bright But Not Too Loud

You don’t have to pick the brightest colors. To have the colorful look of the season. Because Sanctuary is at it again, with this coral top! Keep your pallet light with Citizen of Humanity’s yellow jeans. Add a turquoise necklace, like ours from Luscious. And you’ll be the brightest thing this summer. Now for a neutral bag to balance this colorful look. Try Mari Lassa’s clutch in white and brown.

 

All the Color You Could Ask For

If you only pick one outfit. This is the colorful look you need! Fifteen Twenty’s floral romper is everything we’ve ever wanted! Great look for a summer’s day at the beach. Or for a Morning Dew candlelit date. For a little shade to your color. You’ll need a pair of Quay sunglasses. And don’t forget Trask’s wedge sandals. They’ll add just the right glamor to your look. If only the Mari Lassa’s coin purse could fit my phone!

 

An All Day Look That Shines Bright With Colors

For a look that’s colorful without being too loud. Stay bright with Prairie Underground’s hand dyed silk tee. It’s utter perfection. An ideal fit with one of a kind patterns. You’ll be turning everyone’s’ head. Especially with a Marie Pilato necklace. Or a Gem Point PDX ring. Just look at that quartz! To balance your colors try Alex Crop’s rust jeans. They match perfectly with Quay’s rose gold sunglasses. To keep it comfy, go with Trask’s slip-ons. And you’ll have a look you can wear all day.

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Adorn Yourself with Embroidery by Johnny Was

Embroidery is a huge trend right now and we don’t think the trend has ever looked better than it does on these Johnny Was tops!

It’s the perfect way to add some color to your Summer wardrobe and it’s basically an accessory in itself, saving you the trouble of picking out some jewelry. Although we wouldn’t say no to something from The Salt Empire

These tops are light and airy and absolutely perfect for the peak of the Summer! And check out those details:

Shop the Egyptian Eyelet Poncho!

For a brighter pop of color, shop the Selena V-Neck Poncho in dusty coral, or sand!

This Baja Drape top is so flattering on any body type and is nice and long, making it the perfect top to pair with some M. Rena Tummy Tuck Leggings!

Shop online or stop by one of our Portland Boutiques to add this statement piece to your Summer wardrobe!

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Beachy Keen: The Best Beach Day Outfits

Need help packing the perfect outfit for a trip to the Oregon Coast this summer? Adorn’s got your back! Check out our latest styles that are essential for a day at the beach.

 Flowy and White

  1. Our beautiful PPLA white blouse is currently on sale. Pair a delicate top like this with our Midrise Nico-style Hudson Jeans. We think that the best detail of this outfit is the Hudson Jeans’ frayed bottom, which adds an effortless vibe. This outfit is adorable and easy. Style it with simple Betsy + Iya jewelry and a Minnie + George leather clutch.

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    Bold but Breezy

  2.  Try out our playful Ruby Yaya tunic with some classic accessories like this Minnie +George backpack and Joy Dravecky teardrop earrings we styled it with for a fun, beach day look. This tunic is long enough to cover you up completely when you head inside for a lunch date, too!

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    Light and Comfortable

  3.  Stay cool and comfortable in our classy Splendid blouse and style it with a kimono that screams summer like this Prarie Underground Airstream-colored one. Lastly, pair it with Blank NYC ripped jeans and Mariella Pilato jewelry for an urban and hip look.

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    Playful Blush

  4.  This Thread & Supply Elysium Dress comes in a Smoke Rose color that is perfection. Whether headed out for a picnic in the sand with your kids or a lobster dinner for two, this dress is a must-have! Choose to keep the smoke rose color scheme going with our Quay Australia Fleur sunnies and an Urbana Natura Bracelet Set… or mix it up up and feel fun in the Sugar & Spice White Marble shades and Francesca Designs bold jewelry.

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    Dress up a Cover-up

  5.  Our ASTARS Striped Tunic is an essential for a trip to the coast. The tunic cinches in at the waist using a cute tassel detail that adds personality. Wear it over a bathing suit or with some sweet jeans and look adornable. We’ve styled this look with our favorite Luscious earrings and Quay rose sunnies.

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    Easy Stripes

  6.  Rock our Fidelity Denim Jacket with this Bella Dahl Sleeveless blouse for a breezy and amazing look perfect for your beach trip. After all, the blouse is “Carribean Mist” colored, which is so fitting for the beach! Tuck this blouse in and pair it with some cute shorts or a skirt. Finally, throw on your fav Quay shades and Betsy + Iya accessories to complete the outfit.

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Employee of the Week: Brittany

Fremont Store Manager

How long have you been working for Adorn?

About 6 years

What inspires your personal style the most?

I love blogger “Sincerely Jules,” and “Song of Style ” blog, I also enjoy Mary Kate Olsen’s style especially for fall fashion.

What is your favorite part about working with Adorn?

Styling all of the beautiful people! Finding pieces that fit and flatter every body type. I love to see how confident people feel after a style session! It’s so rewarding.

What is your favorite brand carried by Adorn?

Hard to just pick one! My favorites include: Lacausa, Philanthropy, Velvet by Graham and Spencer, and The Odell’s.

What fashion advice do you have for this upcoming season?

Do what feels good to you! Buy pieces that “spark joy.” Go for the bold prints, subtle details, and comfort!

What is your favorite item you have ever purchased from Adorn?

Ooo..tough choice. I love my 7 for all mankind “kiki” jeans, and I also love everything that Enza Costa makes!

 

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How To Pack Light Without Sacrificing Style

The sun is blazing. The streets are hot. And summer is in full swing! So your big vacation must be around the corner. How’s the packing coming?

Every year I pack my bag to the brim. And then pack two more bags to the brim. Because shoes need their own bag, right? Problem is—being loaded down like a pack mule. It just doesn’t look or feel glamorous.

Not this year though! That’s why I learned how to pack light without sacrificing style. Because it doesn’t mean not having an outfit for every occasion.

The key to packing light is a cohesive color palate. Plus a few must have accessories. Then you’ll be able to mix and match to your heart’s content.

 

1. Pick Clothes In the Same Color Palate

Pick one or two bold colors and let the rest be muted.  Velvet by Graham and Spencer’s Cami is perfect to dress up or down. Wear it while your shopping. Or slip it on for a lunch date. Since it will keep you cool and stylish. Most noteworthy—it’s small packing size! Stay colorful with the Sanctuary Kye Straight Ankle Jean in Washed Cameo.

 

2. Reuse Key Items to Save Space

So instead of a pair of jeans for every shirt. Find jeans that work with every shirt! Project Social T’s Bodysuit is great for layering. So you can wear it with your Sanctuary Kye Straight Ankle Jeans, or with a Prairie Underground skirt. Layer on a with Prairie Underground linen top, and your suitcase will still has plenty of room!

 

3. Limit Yourself to Packing One Sundress and One Coverup

Most of all, you’ll need to pack the perfect Sanctuary sundress! And don’t forget a Ruby Yaya tunic. Because sometimes we want a cover up at the beach. You’ll need a nice pair of sandals. I found the perfect pair at Gilds, a Portland boutique. And pack a big bag for your beach days. Minnie and George have a great selection!

 

4. Picking Accessories That Match All Your Outfits

Finally, you need to pack accessories that work with everything. Or at least half your outfits! A small Liebeskind purse for after you arrive. A pair of comfortable heels to dress up in. And don’t forget jewelry that can go with any look! Betsy & Iya seem to have a look for everyone.

 

5. To Review

My color palate: blush, beige, black, and dark blue. As a result: two pairs of shoes work with every outfit. While still allowing me to be colorful and playful. I kept all of the jewelry the same tone of gold. Adding a splash of color with a rose quartz. Finally I limited myself to two bags: one big one small. Best of all it all packs into a carryon with room to spare!

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