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Told I wouldn't succeed as a designer blog post by grace kim portland

I wasn’t expecting him to necessarily love any of them, but I wasn’t prepared for the words that came out of his mouth…

When My Boss Told Me I Wouldn’t Succeed.

Career

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Fashion Design Horror Story Blog Post by Grace Kim Portland

I was a few weeks into my first full-time assistant design job and I was shocked that this was real life. After all, I thought this kind of thing only happened in movies?

A Fashion Design Horror Story

Career

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5 Standards of Every Grace Kim Portland Design Blog Post

Did you know Grace Kim Portland started as a clothing line?

The 5 Standards of Every Grace Kim Portland Design

Fashion

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ShoppingFormulaCostPerWearBlogPost

Most of us know from experience that cheap isn’t always cost effective in the long run.

The Magic Formula You Need to Know Before You Go Shopping Again

Fashion

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Difference Between Thrift and consignment shopping blog post

Two fun alternative shopping options to satiate your desire to shop ’til you drop while being conscious of both the environment and your wallet!

Thrift vs. Consignment: What’s the Difference?

Sustainability

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DIY Tutorial on How to Make a Tutu Skirt and a Bird Costume

A step-by-step tutorial on how I made a tutu skirt turned Hedwig Costume

How to Make a Tutu Skirt and/or Bird Costume

Inspiration

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GraceKimportlandFittingRoomDecision

Cut out buyer’s remorse & time spent in the fitting room. 3 steps for how to make better decisions in the fitting room, when shopping for clothes.

3 Steps for Making a Decision in the Fitting Room

Fashion

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