Fashion News

Portland's Awful Winter Weather Is Endangering Local Retailers

With days and days of weather-related closures, Portland businesses need you to shop local now to keep them alive—and they're offering deals.

01/16/2017 By Eden Dawn

Fashion Gets Political

How Portlanders Can Resist with Style

From tees benefiting the Women's March to local companies sending 100 percent of profits to the ACLU and Planned Parenthood, here are fashion-forward ways to support community causes.

01/16/2017 By Eden Dawn

Hotel Watch 2017

Suite Year? Checking In on Portland's New Hotel Boom

Here's a refresher course on hospitality industry groundbreakings, from downtown's Hi-Lo to the Pearl District's new Hilton to a Hood River cousin of the Jupiter Hotel.

01/13/2017 By Lauren Kershner and Ramona DeNies

Development

Major Architecture Firm Erects Old Town's First New Building in a Decade

After more than three decades transforming the city's skyline, Ankrom Moisan escapes from John's Landing.

12/20/2016 By Marty Patail

Shop Local

Hey, Procrastinators! Here Are the Last-Minute Holiday Gifts You Need

Five things you can snag before the weekend—while supporting Portland businesses.

12/20/2016 By Eden Dawn

Fashion Event

Discover the Secrets of Starting a Fashion Line from an Industry Pro

Local designer Jason Calderon offers up years of insider knowledge in a free event to benefit the ACLU.

12/15/2016 By Eden Dawn

Architecture

Are These Really Portland's Greatest New Buildings?

AIA Portland picks the architectural jewels of 2016.

12/15/2016 By Ko Ricker

Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide for Travel and Outdoor Buffs

From a bike-enabled smartphone holder to the finest backcountry meals, we’ve got little bit of everything for the adventurer on your list.

12/13/2016 By Jason Buehrer

Textile Tales

This Cascade Locks Start-Up Saves Activewear from Landfills

A brand-new garment with a tear or broken zipper? Once, companies like Prana and Ibex threw them out. Now, they're fixed by Oregon's Renewal Workshop—and sold back to you at cut-rate prices.

12/13/2016 By Webb Wright

Field Trip

This Yves Saint Laurent Retrospective Is Worth the Drive to Seattle

Make the trek to the Seattle Art Museum for a stunning 40-year look at one of the world's most prolific designers, with hundreds of sketches, mannequins, swatches, and more.

12/07/2016 By Eden Dawn

Shopping

Holidays 2016: A Portland Shopping Road Map

From crafts fairs to wine tastings to warehouse sales, we got you.

12/06/2016 By Ko Ricker

Real Estate

You Could Live in an Old Portland Macaroni Factory

For a cool $3.85 million, you can indulge all your pasta baron dreams.

12/06/2016 By Ko Ricker

Design

Booming Sellwood Gets a Slick New Retail Concept

Designed by Waechter Architecture, the narrow Milwaukie Way alley marries old with new.

12/06/2016 By Ko Ricker

Style

Columbia Sportswear Unveils Jackets Inspired by Star Wars Prequel Rogue One

Cozier than a fresh-sliced tauntaun.

12/05/2016 By Marty Patail

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

First Look

Chef Naoko’s Bento Café Gets a Redesign from Star Japanese Architect Kengo Kuma

We’ve got a first look at the farm-fresh eatery’s new digs.

11/14/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

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