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.

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SHOP LOCAL

Wildfang Teams Up with Pussy Riot, Gold Medalists, and Movie Stars on Empowerment Pins

Portland's favorite tomboy fashion line joins with 17 influencers from around the globe to create a line of fun accessories, with all proceeds going towards female empowerment.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 08/24/2016

FASHION SHOW

Fade to Light Debuts a Fashion Supergroup

Fade to Light returns to the Crystal Ballroom on August 24 with new designer collections—and a special, first-time collaboration.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 08/22/2016

ON THE CATWALK

Sequins, Drama, Gold Nipples, and Gravity-Defying Hair: Welcome to Critical Mascara

At Time-Based Art’s annual competitive drag spectacle, the stakes (and surrealism) run high. Plus: a dive into the fashion behind Portland’s vogue balls.

  • By Fiona McCann and Eden Dawn
  • Published 08/15/2016

Winning Finds

Pear-Flavored Vodka, ‘90s Video-Game Reboots, and Sustainable Planters

September's best local goods.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 08/15/2016

FASHION NEWS

Portland Institution Johnny Sole Closing after 23 Years (and Yes, Everything Is on Sale)

We're losing another good one. Downtown shoe haven Johnny Sole is selling off everything, starting now.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 08/05/2016

Best in Show

Our 10 Favorite Looks from the Alley 33 Fashion Show

Eighteen Portland designers sent out hundreds of pieces, but which were our faves?

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 08/02/2016

News

Solestruck Is Closing Forever and Shoes Are Dirt-Cheap

The rumors are true. Solestruck's last weekend is here.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/29/2016

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: The Husband-and-Wife Duo of "Native Americana" Brand Ginew

Erik Brodt and Amanda Bruegl are doctors by day, fashion designers by night. They talk family heritage, the creative process, and the challenges of the Portland market.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/25/2016

Fancy Photos

This Portlander Became a Paparazzo for Paris Fashion Week

Local video editor Nicholas Davis turned his Parisian vacation into a celebrity-watching extravaganza.

  • By Nicholas Davis and Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/19/2016

Fashion Show

For Sixth Year, Alley 33 Brings Runway Fashion to Hawthorne Boulevard

The fun, no-frills show returns Sunday, July 17 with a roadway full of indie designers and happy fashion crowds.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/14/2016

Pop-Up Shop

Online Retailer ModCloth Pops Up in Portland through July

The popular vintage-vibe retailer brings its online shop to Pioneer Place through the end of July, with a slew of local lines on the shelves.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/14/2016

STYLE

Meet Four Portland Designers Blazing the Trail of Plus Size Fashion

Our city’s plus size fashion scene comes into its own.

  • By Abibat Durosimi, Christopher Dibble, and Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/12/2016

WINNING FINDS

From Canned Sparkling Wine to New Pendleton Blankets, August’s Best Locally Made Goods

Oregon makers are in a class of their own.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/12/2016

DISPATCH

Enchanted Forest, Oregon’s Brilliantly Surreal Amusement Park, Turns 45

The family-run Willamette Valley icon lives on as a fortress of yesteryear fun.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/12/2016

FASHION SHOW

Sci-Fi Classic The Fifth Element Meets High Fashion

A screening of the 1997 sci-fi flick inspires a local fashion show.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/06/2016

BEST OF THE CITY

The Best Photo of Portland's Fashion Designers Ever Taken

We gathered together two decades of Portland's designers and asked them about the past, present, and future of fashion.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/05/2016

STEALS & DEALS

Wildfang Discounts Hundreds of Items Up to 80% Off

Everyone's favorite tomboy shop has a mega sale happening right....now.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 06/29/2016

LOOKBOOK

Mabel & Zora Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Summertime Lookbook and Party

Pearl boutique Mabel & Zora publishes a fun summer lookbook full of stripes, color, and poolside action.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 06/28/2016

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: Darcelle and Poison Waters Swap Stories on Portland’s Evolving Drag Scene

For 49 years, Darcelle XV’s has been a haven of fun, acceptance, and feather boas. We talk to the big wigs (literally) about how it all came to pass, and what’s happening next.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 06/13/2016

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

Best of the City 2016: Celebrating Portland’s Greatest People, Places, and Things

Essential outdoor escapes. Favorite eats. Killer skyline views. Top cultural picks. Here are some of the things that make Portland awesome.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, Molly Woodstock, Marty Patail, Ramona DeNies, Benjamin Tepler, Eden Dawn, Karen Brooks, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/13/2016
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