Style Editor

Eden Dawn (a rare born-and-raised Oregonian) used her bachelor’s degrees in English Lit and Fashion Design to elbow her way to the position of style editor. With a love for all things style she’s provided shopping guides for Portland’s vintage hunters, hung out in the glitter-filled closet of drag queen legend Darcelleinterviewed Tim Gunn on Project Runway’s love affair with Portland, and styled fashion features extravagant enough to make Jay Gatsby blush.

When she’s not writing do’s and dont’s for the city, she’s styling the fashion features for Portland Bride & Groom, giving advice on where to shop in Travel Portland, or starring in one of Portland Monthly’s Elements of Style fashion videos. In non-fashion moments she can be found in search of the perfect picnic location or hunkered down at home with her handsome boyfriend and two (borderline dictatorial) girl cats.

Events

The Onslaught of Holiday Sales Begins Now

The full blast December calendar kicks in this week with samples sales, open houses, and shopping-centric activities.

12/02/2016 By Eden Dawn

Lookbook

Soft, Wintry Women's Wear from Make It Good

The family operation churns out cozy dresses, sweatshirts, and ponte knit skirts in their Southeast Portland factory.

12/01/2016 By Eden Dawn

Spotlight

Yo Vintage Returns with New Name, Neighborhood, and Concept

After losing her lease in 2015, Sarah Radcliffe reopens her beautiful boutique with a new vibe and name.

11/22/2016 By Eden Dawn

Steals & Deals

Spend Your Black Friday Money at One of These 220 Portland Shops

The collaborative, city-wide Little Boxes shopping event returns for a sixth go-around after pouring half a million dollars into the local economy just last year. Be part of the fun.

11/21/2016 By Eden Dawn

Culture Cheat Sheet: YouTube

Impress Your Friends on the Internet with These 7 Amazing Oregon Moments

From the exploding whale to Ramblin’ Rod, here are moments that made this place—as seen on YouTube.

11/14/2016 By Kelly Clarke, Zach Dundas, Eden Dawn, and Margaret Seiler

Holidays 2016

Handmade Rugs to Repurposed Rings, Your Essential Holiday Gift Guide

Grab a nog. With these 12 locally made gifts, your shopping is done.

11/14/2016 By Eden Dawn

Fashion News

Three More Portland Retail Shops to Close (Because 2016 Hasn't Done Enough)

With several local shops already having shuttered this year, we sadly add three more to the list.

11/11/2016 By Eden Dawn

Lookbook

How an Old Family Photo Inspired a Holiday Fashion Collection

Myriam Marcela-Dyer debuts a spectacular '70s-inspired holiday collection loaded with knits, satins, and faux furs.

11/08/2016 By Eden Dawn

Style Events

Portland Fashion & Style Awards Turns Five

What are Portland's best boutiques? Who's the city's top accessory designer? What about our best dressed TV personalities? On November 6, the PFSA doles out awards to stylish local industry folks.

11/02/2016 By Eden Dawn

News

Oregon Teen Boys Say No to Trump's Locker Room Talk

Six Gresham teens don Wildfang's "Wild Feminist" tees, vowing to not allow Trump's version of locker room talk in their school.

10/27/2016 By Eden Dawn

Happenings

Cargo Celebrates 20 Years with a Dia de los Muertos Party  

The colorful wonderland celebrates with mariachi music, tarot card readings, costumes, food carts, a photo booth, and sugar skull decorating.

10/20/2016 By Eden Dawn

Runway Show

Charity Meets Fashion at Woodburn Outlet Mall

On October 22, see fall fashions from five brands while raising cash for local charities.

10/20/2016 By Eden Dawn

Lookbook

A Peek inside Altar's Dark, Bohemian Fall Lookbook

Dreamy fall beauty and shadowy floral motifs come together in the Hawthorne boutique's latest fashion editorial.

10/18/2016 By Eden Dawn

Style Spotlight

How Portland Is Providing Pantsuit Power to Hillary

Local stylist Scarlet Chamberlin turns pantsuits into a powerful political statement.

10/13/2016 By Eden Dawn

Fashion in Film

Marvel at the Trippy Fashion of Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

Hollywood Theatre's Fashion in Film series reveals the underrated styles of David Lynch's brain-bending classic.

10/11/2016 By Eden Dawn

Top Nonprofits

Meet Our 2016 Light a Fire Winners

Celebrating the nonprofits that make Portland a better place to live, love, give, and grow.

10/10/2016 Edited by Marty Patail By Kelly Clarke, Claire Colby, Eden Dawn, Ramona DeNies, Lisa Dunn, Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, Benjamin Tepler, and Regina Winkle-Bryan

Light a Fire 2016: Extraordinary Volunteer

Meet the Volunteer Tattoo Remover Changing Young People’s Lives

Lesley Segal—internal medicine doctor by day—has spent 14 years at Outside In’s Project Erase tattoo removal program.

10/10/2016 By Eden Dawn

Style

Can This Portlander Help Fashion Businesses Get Off the Ground?

With Laptops & Smalltalk, Brittany Sierra becomes a coach for local fashion entrepreneurs.

10/10/2016 By Eden Dawn

Fashion News

Mabel & Zora to Close after 10 Years

The decade-old Pearl District boutique will shutter in October, allowing owner Tiffany Bean to focus on her own clothing line.

09/30/2016 By Eden Dawn