look book : laurs kemp ‘your motion says’

June 15, 2015


Designer Laurs Kemp has been living in Portland and working on her eponymous line since 2012. I’ve featured her before as I’m a fan of her easy, modern pieces. Made in small batches, Laurs works with natural fiber fabrics, including cotton and linen, almost exclusively. Recently named resident designer at the new Backtalk Westside location, Laurs also just released new summer-ready items including the fresh Louise racer-front tank inspired by the sculptures of artist Louise Nevelson and the beautiful and comfy looking 1970’s inspired Maude dress.

No stranger to video look books, Laurs teamed up with director Jess Pierson and my current favorite local model, Kayleigh Nelson, to put together the following video, Your Motion Says. Together, Laurs and team show through sultry mood and movement just how effortless & stylish summer dressing can be –





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Join Laurs and friends this Friday, 6/19 at Composition Gallery for a live screening of Your Motion Says and pop-up featuring Laurs Kemp plus vintage from her Moonfossil collection, Tannerann, and Kayleigh Nelson. 7:00 – 9:30.

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