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Come see me!

  Hey Portland! I'm at the Saturday Market! I have some lovely aprons, dresses, placemats, and napkins for sale. Also, Sophie took the max to help me set up at 8am, confirming my suspicion that I am the luckiest big sister in the world. Find me under the Burnside Bridge today 'til 5, tomorrow 11-4:30.

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Celebrate Silvania's New Portland Home at Queen Bee

Queen Bee has revamped its shop and has become Silvania's Portland home.  Join me, the Queen Bee staff, and bunch of local design friends to celebrate the new space.  You are welcome to check out the Silvania work studio which I share with fellow designer Heather Treadway.  Plus, you'll see Queen Bee's Fall collection, enjoy treats from Dragonfly Chai, get crafty and invite your wee ones to get crafty too, and shop the newly expanded offerings of clothing and goodies.  More details at the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/199777106859841/Queen Bee, 3961 N Williams Ave, Portland, Oregon 97227Friday, September 20th from 5pm to 9pm

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Silvania and LiFT present Pisco for Peru

Click here to RSVP. My friend Bobby Bonaparte knows how to throw a party. The founder and creative director behind Portland-based LiFT Label (and, yes, relative of Napoleon), Bobby has an innate capability to conjure cool and a magnetic power to bring great people together.  There's no one I'd rather throw a midsummer soirée with.  We put our heads together to come up with an amazing event, thanks to a stellar group of friends including Ecotrust, Martin Zarzar, and Las Primas. 

LiFT Label and Silvania are alike in that they are both social enterprises, meaning social and environmental goals are woven into the fabric of our businesses.  That's why our early celebration of Peruvian Independence Day, albeit from the northern latitude of...

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