Spring Celebration Gathering and Thanks to Portland Picks

23 03 2012

Please join us for a spring season celebration at our studio/showroom on Saturday 24th March from noon-6 pm.
There will be yummy gluten free cupcakes made by our friend Iris and lovely drinks.
Our new space is open to public on weekend Satuday noon-6 pm and Sunday noon-5 pm. You can always make an appointment with us during the week day, +1 503 477 6818 or shoot us an email, modi@idomdesigns.com. 811 East Burnside, Suite 213, Portland, OR 97214 Looking forward to catch up with you.

Many thanks to Portland Picks for a wonderful writeup today.  Thank you!

You could view the full writeup here.

Hope to see you lovelies at our studio tomorrow.  Have a happy Friday everyone.





Thanks very much Portland Mercury!

7 03 2012

Thank you so much to Marjorie and Jessie for stopping by the studio on Sunday and for the lovely writeup.  It was really wonderful to catch up with you two.  Thanks very much again for your support and your well wishes.  You can read the post via Mercury on Design here.

Really delighted to see the post on MOD.  Thank you!





So Lucky!

10 02 2012

My dear friend Sarah sent me the link that our little IDOM shop was mentioned as one of the best places to shop in Portland.  So sad that we couldn’t save the shop.  But, very honoured and thrilled to be loved by Lucky Magazine.  Also Portland is number 7 out of 25 cities as a great place to do some shopping.

Here is what Lucky has to say:

#7: Portland

Why We Love It: For the heritage, Americana vibe that pervades its style (think Pendleton blankets, plaids and rain jackets).

Places to Try: Fat Fancy (for plus size offerings that don’t compromise style); The English Dept (for cocktail dresses); Idom Designs (for offerings from a former designer for Peter Som and Donna Karan).

Check out the link via Lucky here.

The studio is almost coming together.  Sorry it is taking me a while to find some courage to let go of the shop and to recovered from my broken heart.  Will keep you posted on my new lovely space.

Thanks you Sarah for cheering me up and thank you Lucky Magazine for recognising of how special the little shop was.





Thank you Marjorie and The Mercury!

25 08 2011

I’m so touched by Marjorie’s kindness through out the year.  She has been such a supporter of our label.  Also a strong voice in our fashion community here in Portland.  I wish that there are more fashion writers like her.  We are lucky to have her in Portland.  Thank you so much for the article of Dress/Undress fashion show benefit for Planned Parenthood in The Mercury this week.  Many thanks also for her blog post of our A/W 11 collection.  Take a look.

Please read Marjorie’s Sold Out column here.

Read more of her blog post via Mercury On Design here.

Thanks very much again Marjorie!  Hope you lovelies could join us for the show on next Wednesday the 31st.  You could get your tickets here.  Have a lovely Thursday everyone.





Thank you LA Times!

21 08 2011

I woke up to a delightful surprise.  My dear friend Sarah, aka our PR Goddess sent me the best news that our little shop is in LA Times shopping section for Portland.  Here is what Booth Moore via LA Times has to say about our IDOM,

“Locally-designed line of modern-looking clothing — one-shoulder tops, asymmetrical skirts and the like — plus accessories by Melissa, Tatty Devine and others. It’s the cutest shop along 23rd street in Nob Hill.”  Read more here.

Thanks very much LA Times!  In the mean time if you are in Portland.  Please swing by and say hello soon.  Lots of beautiful dresses and jewels in the shop now.

Our IDOM girl Katherine and lovely summer yellow dress.  I can’t get of enough yellow lately.  Pairing with beaded necklace designed by yours truly.

This dress was designed as a homage to my design heroes Yohji Yamamoto and Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons.  I saved many months of my allowance as a young kid to buy their pieces in Tokyo.  I knew right then that someday I wanted to follow their foot steps.  It is my way of honouring my design heroes.

Pairing the homage dress with Sula necklace made and designed by Susan Lutjen of Portland.

An IDOM ring inspired by sea plant.

An IDOM beaded bracelet.  Perfect jewel to add to any ensemble.

Please visit our lovely Velia today.  Wishing you a brilliant Sunday. 





Weekend Inspiration

28 11 2010

We are so excited to have amazing new jewels from Tatty Devine via London.  Their work are always incredible.

I love the new treasures that Evangelina found for us.  We heart Tatty Devine.

All photos taken by Velia Salinas.  Thank you V!

P.S.  Many thanks to Candice Rudd and Torsten Kjellstrand for their great article of small businesses during the black Friday.

Please click here to read the article.  Thanks very much again Oregonian.





Thank you Marjorie and the Mercury!

30 09 2010

Many thanks to Marjorie Skinner and her team at the Mercury for the lovely interview of Portland designers.  You are the best!

Please read the article here.

Join us for the installation show at Portland Fashion Week for S/S 11 on Wednesday 6th October.

Have a beautiful sunny day!

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