Hot off the Press: Maven Collective Launches in Portland, OR
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Mark your calendars: On October 17, 2012, four vintage mavens come together in a new Portland, OR, collective. Located in the Montevilla neighborhood, Maven Collective combines the talents of some of our favorite vintage vendors, ladies who are known for their unwavering eyes and sophisticated styling. Kim Ludy from Ethanollie , Sue Teso from Solstice Home , and Rebekah Dortmund of Little Byrd Vintage have joined forces with original owner Jacklyn Arvin to form a collaborative offering everything from vintage clothing to modish furniture. In addition, these enterprising ladies plan to share their space with some of their favorite artisans, in the form of monthly pop-up shops that coincide with the neighborhood's First Friday Art Walk. Don't reside in Portlandia? Not to worry. The Mavens will also launch a soon-to-be-live webshop and will continue to maintain their individual Etsy spaces. Above: Examples of midcentury, rustic, and vintage Americana await customers at the new Maven Collective. Above: An example of the Maven ladies' signature style: rare, storied pieces that lend personality to your home. Above: For the young at heart, this corner of the collective channels a schoolhouse vibe. Above: Just in time for Halloween, characters like this one are looking for a new house to haunt. Above: Planters and plantings of all kinds are on offer at Maven Collective. Above: Thanks to the ladies' expert styling, there is never any doubt as to how you might use the shop's goods in your own home. Above: New items looking for a home in Maven Collective's sunlit shop. N.B.: Follow more Maven developments on Facebook .