(Photography by Tambi Lane)
On the fashion trail at Bend Factory Outlets with Pendleton, Pearl Izumi and Maurices some Oregon college students had fun sharing the day with friendly store managers and discovering new clothing designs. At Pendleton they found a wide selection of modern classic clothing as well as Native American-inspired jacquard blankets from America’s premier weaver, Pendleton Woolen Mills. Maurices sets the stage for fun women’s fashions with quality, value and customer service. Offering women’s clothing and apparel in sizes 1-24. Pearl Izumi is hidden treasure of clothing designs for lively outdoor activities. Specializing in running and cycling including shoes, shorts and jerseys as well as a ton of accessories.
61334 South Highway 97 Suite #400 Bend OR 97702
Meet the Models:
Sophia Barbara Uchiyama attended AC Flora High School (Columbia, South Carolina) and now at OSU (Corvallis). She is studying Radiation Health Physics (RHP) with a math minor. Sophia plans to attend graduate school at OSU for RHP and hopes to work at a national laboratory someday.
Music: enjoy listening to Kali Uchis, Rihanna and Solange.
“I love fashion, cooking, art and working out. I love to take workout classes and cook healthy meals. In Bend, I buy my clothes from Cosa Cura. My style changes based on my mood. Sometimes my style is more tomboy and other times it is more bohemian. My style revolves around my favorite booties and cool vintage jackets.”
Plans after graduation involve finding a job for the next couple years to gain insight in the industry and then returning to graduate school.
Music: Chance the Rapper, Led Zepplin, The Rolling Stones, Anderson Paak and Callaway Martin. “I love new music, good books, learning, learning to long distance run, hiking and nerd stuff. I shop at Desperado, Nike, Zumies and Macy’s. My style is very practical. Jeans with a fun t -shirt and a nice jacket.”
“I love Art and being inspired by the natural surroundings of Bend. I shop at Rescue and TJ Maxx. You would describe my style as cute and casual.”
Parker Tugaw is studying pre-business at COCC & OSU Cascades. He wants to work in the automotive industry as a field coordinator. With this position he will be able to work with the mechanics as well as sell the vehicles.
Music: Electronic Dance Music (EDM) and Hip-Hop/Rap.
“I love modifying cars and working out. I shop at Pac Sun and Zumiez.”