Allyson Portee

Allyson Portee

Freelance Digital Contributor
Having lived in the U.S., Spain, the UK, Germany, and Lebanon- and having travelled to over 20 countries and many cities, Ally has an international awareness and love of cultures. Coming into fashion later, with a background in International Relations, Ally was always intrigued by fashion, having studied in London. Living in the Middle East has awakened Ally’s passion for fashion, as Arab women offer a unique flair and style. With a heart for people, you will often find Ally with a notebook in hand interviewing an inspiring mover and shaker somewhere in the world.
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