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PRESS RELEASES

PORTLAND FASHION WEEK * August 14-20, 2023

Mercedes Benz of Wilsonville

Soul Chain featured Couture & Ready to Wear

Spring/Summer Collections

VANPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL * August 4-5, 2023

Soul Chain Boutique was selected as one of the black women entrepreneurs

to market their designer resort wear

MESO MAKERS MARKET * February 17-26, 2023

Celebrate Black History Month

Shop black owned businesses support local entrepreneurs

Soul Chain Fall/Winter collection

 

EBONY FASHION WEEK * February 27, 2022
Soul Chain presents 2022 " White Chocolate & Gold resort collection".
DeVaughn Williams- Founder & Producer

UNLEASH YOUR INTIMATE POWER * November 6, 2021

A women’s only event

Norcross Arts and Cultural Community Center

10 college St. NW Norcross, GA 30071

Soul Chain Signature design worn by Jackie Penrice- jacjaclive

 

FLOSSIN MAGAZINE * JULY 2020

Featured Article pg. 48-49

Fashion Designer Mona McDonald is back in action with her newly inspired botanical summer wear. “Fleur de Soul Chain” collection.

ENERGY TRUST- BETTER LIVING SHOW * NOV. 2013

Home, Garden & Lifestyle

Soul Chain presents “sustainable collection” in eco-friendly fashion show at Expo Center Portland, Or.

Todd Folk, Founder & Producer

 

CALIFORNIA CLOSET FASHION SHOW * Oct. 2012

A Benefit Event for at risk youth

Soul Chain presents their 2012 formal “Mosaic Collection”

Kenneth Doswell – Producer & Designer “Betty Jean Couture”

 

COSTCO ROAD SHOWS * August 2010 & 2011

Warehouse shows

Tigard, Or. , Milwaukie, Or.

Sold Spring/Summer Cotton Crochet Collection

Best seller- Hand crochet, hand dyed long sun dress

 

FASHION NATION NETWORK * August 26, 2008

Music- Film- TV & Broadcast Service

Interviewed by Larry Hatcher- Executive Producer

Vegas Magic Show

Featured Spring/Summer 2009 Collection

 

THE PORTLAND OBSERVER * July 7, 2004

Metro Life

Turning a Hobby into Profit

Soul Chain finds growth on Northwest 23rd

By Jaymee R. Cuti

 

THE OREGONIAN * August 15, 2004

Personal Style

Portland Fashion on display (Fashion Week)

Mona McDonald’s rich, colorful knitwear will be

Included in upcoming fashion shows by the

Nonprofit PDX Fashion Incubator, which promotes

Portland fashion businesses.

By Vivian McInerny

 

THE NORTHWEST EXAMINER * December, 2004

Real Estate News & Photos

Clothing designer, crochet master returns to neighborhood

McDonald goes for a high-fashion look and a quality of

workmanship that belies the hand-made image.

By Rosalie Key

 

THE PORTLAND OBSERVER * July 10, 2002

Metro Life

Soul Chain Links Soul Sisters

Family finds livelihood happiness in craft

By David Plechl

 

THE SKANNER * July 10, 2002

Local News

A Stitch in Time…

Mona McDonald and Phyllis Black of Soul Chain,

At 2324 NE Alberta St., show off their original

Hand-sewn and crocheted clothing designs.

Photo by Julie Keefe

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