Holly Stalder has been established clothing designer and business owner in Portland for the past 20 years. In 2000, she started the store Seaplane with partner Kate Towers and created a groundswell fostering local independent clothing designers that received national attention. Currently Stalder is the owner of Haunt, a boutique that sells handmade and vintage clothing. She has continued her namesake clothing line. She is a graduate of Humboldt State University with a fine art degree with a minor in photography. In addition to being a clothing designer and store owner in Portland, she has professionally as a wardrobe stylist, photographer, and event producer.