Last weekend at a private pool in Southeast Portland, a group of some of young Portland artists converged around a pool for a small presentation of "experimental swimwear design." Some of you may recall the first iteration of this event last year at Peninsula Park, but this year we—myself with partners Connie Wohn, Pamela Baker-Miller, Brett Glass, Caitlin Rhoads, and Kent Richardson—went smaller and private... basically so we could have booze. Radio Room came on board and catered it fantastically, with yummy cocktails and tacos. The crowd was great, but there are only so many people you can fit in a backyard, even a big back yard, so I wanted to share what came down the runway this year with everyone.
All photos: Jesse Champlin