Closet Visit: Yamile Abraham

Yamila Abraham is a force to be reckoned with! She is wine guru and by that we mean somalia, a badass one at that. In her travels to her native Chiapas, Mexico she has acquired some truly amazing items full of history and quality.  For her last birthday she treated herself to a beautiful Cartier watch. So for those who have asked themselves, “do people wear Cartier in Portland?” your question has been answered. Her awesome taxidermy that accessorizes her walls she scored most of on her way down from snowboarding on Mt. Hood. We adore her love for white denim, easy button ups, her overall jacket obsession as well as her awesome leather boots.

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1. Who is your fashion inspiration (icon)?

Cary grant, Steve McQueen, TASYA VAN REE, Tilda Swinton (i love men's clothes)

2. Favorite place(s) to shop in Portland?

Palace, Frances May, J crew hahahhaha!

3. Describe your style!

I THINK I HAVE 3 MAIN ONES..... TOMBOY; TO OLD SCHOOL PREPPY COUNTRY CLUB I JUST GOT OFF A BOAT LOOK; TO  A LITTLE OF JAMES DEAN ROCK AND ROLL.  BUT THERE IS NO RULES!

4. What is your fall must have?

BIG SWEATERS, BARBOUR JACKET 

5. 5 things you can’t live without?

WHITE PANTS, WHITE V NECK T, JEAN JACKET, CHEESE, TACOS

6. 3 favorite items in your closet?

BLACK WAX JEANS, MY WHITE V NECK RIPPED WHITE T, A HAT I BOUGHT IN MEXICO LAST YEAR WHILE VISITING THE MAYAN RUINS

7. How do you choose what you wear in the morning?

My style depends pretty much on the music i play in the morning! it inspires me or rather before i know it, i have a theme going.

8. Tell us two truths and a lie!

I FLEW BY MY SELF FOR THE FIRST TIME WHEN I WAS 1 YEARS OLD; I WAS ACTUALLY BORN IN THE UNITED STATES; I AM 30 YEARS OLD.

9. What is the best thing about your job?

YOU NEVER STOP LEARNING ABOUT WINE!! I GET PEOPLE TO UNDERSTAND A LITTLE MORE ABOUT IT.

10. Any shopping advice you have?

DON'T EVER OVER USE A CREDIT CARD!!!