When I started writing about Portland's independent fashion and retail scene, I was actually worried about not having enough material to support a weekly column much less a daily blog. Ha! Obviously, I had nothing to worry about. There is so much quality retail action and brilliant design happening here that it's too much for one person to stay on top of. Thus my small collection of MOD contributors, who help me check out the newest shops opening all over the city; cover local fashion shows from the front row; and take a close look at some of the people making Portland a place that's known for its commitment to locally manufactured, high-quality goods. There's a ton of creative freedom and self-direction involved too, in case you're not a big fan of being told what to do.

If that's the sort of thing you like to do, I'm currently on the hunt for some fresh voices to join the fray, so please email me your resume along with some samples of your writing, and let me know which aspects of the Portland fashion scene you're excited about delving into. You'll make a bit of extra scratch, gain valuable experience, make connections in the local industry, and it'll be funnnnn.