Insider’s Guide 2019: Quadrant Breakdown

Where to Eat, Shop, and Play in All 5 Portland Quadrants

Plus hot insider tips from local experts.

03/26/2019 By Portland Monthly Staff

Spring Fashion

Spring Fashion 2019: Retro Colors, Tiny Bell Bottoms, and Kids on Skates

We turned back time on spring fashion, going full roller retro with kids decked out in acid wash and rainbow prints.

03/26/2019 By Eden Dawn Photography by Christopher Dibble

Emerging Designer

Portland Designer Ariel Fan Nails Witchy, Minimalist Fashion

Fan's label, Holy Voids, lends comfy clothes major drama.

02/26/2019 By Eden Dawn Photography by Christopher Dibble

Style

Meet Dayna Pinkham, Portland's World-Class Hatmaker

In her downtown shop, the master milliner crafts hats for stars—and for everyday Portlanders, too.

01/29/2019 By Eden Dawn

The Big Crush

Meet the Oregon Woman Who Makes the Wines for Costco

Viticulturist Sarah Cabot makes more than a million bottles a year.

10/17/2018 By Natasha Tandler

Love Triangles

Step Inside These 3 Dreamy Oregon A-Frames

With passion, dedication, and a ton of work, three local families revive sterling specimens of the suddenly chic A-frame.

09/18/2018 By Marty Patail Photography by Christopher Dibble

Style

It’s Hot Out There. Why Aren't You Wearing a Caftan?

The breezy human tent is perfect for summer.

06/19/2018 By Eden Dawn

Q&A

Can a Website Help Fight Portland's Housing Crisis?

Once homeless, Tyrone Poole now runs a start-up that connects would-be renters with real choices.

03/27/2018 By Marty Patail

Media

Meet the New Executive Director of Street Roots

Kaia Sand looks to the future of Portland's nonprofit street weekly.

02/27/2018 By Jason Cohen

Visual Art

A New North Portland Gallery Gives Space to Queer and Trans Artists of Color

Ori aims to redefine "the white cube."

01/30/2018 By Fiona McCann

Emerging Designer

Meet the Man Making Portland's Sharpest Suits

The Nigerian-born Tony Iyke, who works out of an Oregon City studio, chronicles his meteoric rise.

12/28/2017 By Eden Dawn

Hand & Soul

Portland's Letra Chueca Brings Printmaking Back to the People

The local press, which aims to "decolonize" print media, makes greeting cards and posters with a strong political bent.

12/28/2017 By Emilly Prado

Remodel

Remaking an Old Portland Colonial into a Bright, Modern Space

A local interior designer remodeled this classic yet funky home in the Southwest Hills.

12/12/2017 By Anya Rehon

Old Joy

Your Ultimate Guide to Portland's Vintage Shopping Scene

From clothes to jewelry, furniture to housewares, dive into our city's best vintage shops.

11/20/2017 By Eden Dawn Photography by Christopher Dibble

Makers

This Portlander Is Ron Swanson's Favorite Carpenter

Among woodworkers, Gary Rogowski is a legend.

11/20/2017 By Lily Raff McCaulou

Style Spotlight

These Dramatic Foam Headdresses Are Giving Us Life

Portland’s vogue scene delivers once again.

10/03/2017 By Eden Dawn

Scene Setter

An Ambitious Midcentury Remodel in Southeast Portland Flips the Script

Go inside the Garthwick home that's housed one of Portlandia's more insufferable couples.

09/21/2017 By Chad Walsh Photography by Christopher Dibble

Design

How Portlander Max Humphrey Creates Color-Happy, Boldly Patterned Rooms

The interior designer and former punk musician shakes up the city's muted palette with bright hues and wild prints.

09/21/2017 By Fiona McCann

Fall Fashion

True West: Fall Fashion Harks Back to Oregon's Early Days

Stately hats, full skirts, and tailored layers for all.

09/13/2017 Styled by Eden Dawn Photography by Christopher Dibble

Style

Celebrating 30 Years of Spartacus, Portland's Beloved Adult Store

It's dirty 30 for the West Burnside institution.

08/14/2017 By Eden Dawn