Summer Skin Clothing
I had the opportunity to document Summer Kramer’s fundraising event held at Union Pine. It was a wonderful party with a silent auction, raffle and plenty of delectable food catered by Laurelhurst Market. All proceeds from the bar were donated toward to charity for skin cancer. Summer developed a clothing line that she could wear. After surviving skin cancer it was important for her clothing to protect her skin. All items are made with a SPF of 50 and made in the USA.
“The SUMMERSKIN journey began in 2007, when founder Summer Kramer was diagnosed with melanoma on her lower left leg. Fortunately, she caught the cancerous mole very early, but it changed her life forever.
Following the surgery, and at her dermatologists recommendation, Summer rolled down her sleeves and started an exhaustive search for fun, stylish sun protective clothing.To her dismay, all she could find were clothes that were either specifically designed for an outdoor activity — like running or surfing — or styles that targeted an older demographic.
What she wanted was stylish apparel that would protect her skin from harmful UV rays, while still maintaining a sense of versatility and expression. Something she could feel confident wearing to a picnic or an outdoor function, or just walking around the city.
And just like that, the idea for SUMMERSKIN was born.”
“The way we live and play in the sun is changing. Spread the word.”