Letter Carrier: Eric in Portland Oregon

Eric, Letter Carrier

Uniforms Series

Job: Letter Carrier 
Uniform: there are lots of choices, pants, shorts, shirts, sweaters, hats, belts, shoes

The United States Post Office has no official motto, but this is the inscription found on the New York City Post Office on 8th Avenue:

"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of the night stays these couriers from their swift completion of their appointed rounds."

What do you like about the uniform?
The pockets are the perfect size for carrying letters.

What would you like to have changed about the uniform?
There are a lot of things.
- reflective elements could be incorporated for safety 
- convertible pants for sudden weather changes
- utility belt to carry the scanner

Urban Weeds readers, if you have any information on who originally designed this uniform will you please leave a comment? 

Eric is also a photographer, check out his work: Eric Wimberly

by Lisa Warninger 

Kristine on N Mississippi, Portland Oregon

I like to make jewelry, so I usually like to wear something I made. I wear things that are pretty simple and straight-forward and then add something more personal with my accessories. 
Kristine, Audio Post

jacket: H&M
shirt: OrganicCoffee.com
skirt: Urban Renewal
boots: DSW
bag: Ecote´

by Lisa Warninger

Sara on SE Belmont, Portland Oregon

I like to combine very feminine style with short shorts and mini dresses.  I also just wear a lot of black and try to find really unique accessories to wear with my outfits.
Sara, photo archivist for Portland State University

glasses: Ray Ban
hoodie: American Apparel 
t-shirt: American Apparel
shorts: Valentine thrifted
tights: unknown
shoes: BC
bag: thrifted
fox tail charm: purchased in San Francisco

by Lisa Warninger

Mychal on N Mississippi, Portland Oregon

I like to wear things that are preppy and classic, but transitional. Things that I could wear to a punk show or a nice dinner and not look out of place.
Mychal, musician Campfire Ok

shirt: BDG
pants: H&M
shoes: vintage Sperry Top Siders
watch: Swatch
bag: Staple Ford
glasses: vintage Japanese 
necklace: vintage bike parts, made by Mychal

Kerri-Lynn on NE 22nd, Portland Oregon

I dress for my mood. If I feel like getting dressed up it's usually "Protestant prairie circa 1908" lots of frocks, smocks, and boots. 
Kerri-Lynn, artist and arts administrator 

scarf: Urban Outfitters
cardigan: H&M
top: American Apparel
jacket: Club Monaco
jeans: Levis
shoes: Brown's
glasses: Fendi
lipstick: MAC Insanely It
rings: made by Kerri-Lynn and street market
bag: Aldo
tote: Open Engagement conference 
necklace: Pyrah

Charley on NE 22nd, Portland Oregon

I'm from California, I was raised on malls and sunshine. I think if you have a good eye you can really make anything work. 
Charley, works at American Apparel and musician

dress: Sears
Cole Haan boots: thrifted
glasses: American Apparel
necklace: Forever 21
rings: from Mexico

by Lisa Warninger

Ali on NE 22nd, Portland Oregon

I like 70's esque clothes. I usually like things that most people find ugly. I look for good quality. 
Ali, student and pizza wizard

sweater: thrifted
Guess vest: thrifted
shorts: American Apparel
tights: gift
Nine West shoes: thrifted
necklace: flea market
earrings: mom's
rings: etsy, mom's, thrifted
bracelet: mom's
backpack: gift

Megan on SE Hawthorne, Portland Oregon

I wish I could fill my closet with Ralph Lauren equestrian style clothing.  I wear mostly classic, timeless pieces.
-Megan, works at Tanner Leather Goods

jacket: H&M
shirt: Bobbi
jeans: Citizen's of Humanity
shoes: thrifted Kenneth Cole
bag: McNally Jackson Bookstore in NYC
lipstick: Clinique Ice Bloom

Elaini on SE Taylor, Portland Oregon

I'm wearing this dress for 100 days to raise money for orphans in India. I collaborated on the design and chose black because it matches everything, a comfortable fabric, a versatile length, buttons so I can wear it open or closed and it's also reversible to give me more styling options.
-Elaini, Blogger of Misselainious wearing the same dress for 100 days to raise money for Warm Blankets Orphan Care

dress: Karen Davis
shirt: borrowed - Old Navy
belt: borrowed - H&M
socks: borrowed - thrifted
boots: thrifted
bracelets: all borrowed - from Mexico and a leather shoelace

Photo Class at the Ace June 18th

I'm teaching a fun photography class at Summer School
More information and registration here

My class is geared toward bloggers and shop owners. It's selling out quick, so be sure to grab a spot while it's available. The Portrait and Product class is limited to 20 students.

Here's a link: http://lisawarninger.bigcartel.com/

Stuart on SW 3rd, Portland Oregon

I like fur coats and I wear a lot of black. My style is rock and roll.
-Stuart, Painter

scarf: from Paris
jacket liner: London Fog
vest: Nautica jean jacket, cut off
pins: from friends bands
jeans: Banana Republic
shoes: Florsheim 
sunglasses: Laura Biagiatti
leather cuff: made by Stuart
belt: made by Stuart
ring: Gordon and Smith chief ring
watch: thrifted

Fritz on SE Stark, Portland Oregon

I don't take fashion too seriously. I usually wear jeans + something else everyday.
Fritz, Co Official Thing Maker at OMFG

coveralls: Universal Overall, personalized by Jeremy of OMFG
shirt: H&M
shoes: Nike
hat: Brooklyn Chewing Gum Cycling Team