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 or giving advice on where to shop in Travel Portland. 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.

Architecture

Learn How to Build Your Own Tiny Hobbit Home

For a fraction of the cost of a typical ADU, the Permanent Culture Project shows you how to sculpt an unforgettable backyard haven from natural materials.

08/01/2019 By Eden Dawn

Fashion

Car Krush Merges Classic Cars, Fashion, and All-Around Badassed-ness

The collective of local women and nonbinary folks is hosting a raucous car show/block party this August.

07/24/2019 By Eden Dawn Photography by Holly Andres

Style Spotlight

In the Age of Amazon, Local Boutique Garnish Hits an Impressive 15-Year Milestone

The womenswear boutique specializes in fancy frocks, shopping parties, and giving back.

07/24/2019 By Eden Dawn

Q&A

Kristen Arnett Talks Dark Humor, Taxidermy, and Queer Narratives

The author comes to Powell's with her smash-hit novel, Mostly Dead Things.

07/18/2019 By Eden Dawn

Q & A

Scott Thompson Brings His Fashion Icon Character, Buddy Cole, to Portland

The Kids in the Hall star talks coming out in the '80s, making punk rock decisions, and how Buddy Cole is here to help us.

07/15/2019 By Eden Dawn

Fashion Show

A Fancy, Color-Filled Fashion Show Fights for Reproductive Rights

Elizabeth Dye brings brightly colors gowns to an installation runway to raise money for Planned Parenthood.

06/25/2019 By Eden Dawn

Lube News

This Portland Company Wants to Make Sex Look Like More Fun

Out with the bondage vibes—unless that's your thing, which is totally cool.

06/25/2019 By Eden Dawn

Spotlight

Zanele Mutepfa-Rhone Wants to Give Working Women a Platform

The Here to Stay series celebrates diverse business women through panel discussions and party vibes.

06/17/2019 By Eden Dawn

Television

Amazon's Cute Vintage Voyageur Show Highlights Portland Vintage Shops

Premiering this fall, season 3 of the vintage-focused show will highlight Portland.

06/10/2019 By Eden Dawn

Brand New

Tender Loving Empire Launches Kids Apparel Line

The local shops carry over 500 brands, but this line of cute onesies and tees is the first house apparel one.

06/03/2019 By Eden Dawn

Style

These 4 Women Are Behind Some of Portland’s Bloodiest, Weirdest, and Coolest Special Effects Makeup

Sculpting demon faces, seeping wounds, and wrinkles for TV and movies keep these local special-effects makeup artists busy.

05/28/2019 By Eden Dawn

Fashion News

Local Boutique Adorn Launches an Athleisure Line

Ten years after opening their first location, Adorn adds a house line to their quickly expanding brand.

05/13/2019 By Eden Dawn

Style Spotlight

This Shirt Is Made from All Your Old Shirts

Marine Layer's new upcycled collection doesn't use water, chemicals, or dyes. Plus, it's cute.

05/06/2019 By Eden Dawn

Fashion Show

This Celebration of Portland's POC Artists Fuses Fashion and Live Music

“It’s an ode to what BET did in the early 2000s."

04/29/2019 By Eden Dawn

The Oregon Woman 2019

At Coffee Creek Women’s Prison, Mercy Corps Teaches Women How to Be the Boss

The nonprofit’s first of its kind LIFE program helps inmates think like entrepreneurs (and stay out of jail, too).

04/23/2019 By Eden Dawn

Fashion News

Portland Fashion Institute Doubles in Size as Other Fashion Schools Shutter

After a year of losing longtime fashion establishments, one school is going gangbusters.

04/16/2019 By Eden Dawn

Fashion Event

Design Week 2019 Has More Fashion Events Than Ever

From industry conversation to leather-working workshops to runway shows, Design Week Portland is bringing the fashion.

04/01/2019 By Eden Dawn

Insider's Guide 2019: Wellness

A Body Positivity Advocate on Where to Feel Good in Portland

Candace Molatore pinpoints Portland’s rejuvenating spots.

03/26/2019 By Eden Dawn

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

Fashion Show

Fade to Light Is Back with Our New Fave Designer Holy Voids

On March 27, the much-loved fashion show returns with an A-list lineup of past performers.

03/25/2019 By Eden Dawn