Style & Shopping

Style and Shopping

5 Portland Stores Where You Can Find Your Perfect Summer Swimsuit

Need to switch up your bathing suit? Shop local at these Rose City retailers, including two that will custom-make a suit for you from sustainable fabrics.

06/23/2022 By Margaret Seiler and Julia Silverman

Fragrance

Locally Made Perfumes for All Your Olfactory Dreams

Whether you want to smell like patchouli, citrus, cedar, or ylang ylang, Portland’s scent-makers have it covered.

06/14/2022 By Fiona McCann Photography by Michael Novak

Weddings

With Pandemic Do-Over Celebrations, Oregon's Summer Wedding Season Is Busier Than Ever

Sequel weddings, vow renewals, or happily-ever-after parties: those who got married with just a few guests or over Zoom are seeking a second event.

06/08/2022 By Julia Silverman

Oregon Coast

Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Astoria on the Oregon Coast

This fishing town is packed with history, hikes, quirky shops, fish and chips, and beer. Here's what to do and where to go on your next Astoria visit!

06/07/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Out and About

The Portland Garment Factory Is Back in Style

Barely a year after a fire burnt down its Montavilla location, the zero-waste clothing and soft good production company debuts its new home in NE Portland.

06/06/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Cannabiz

This New Company Makes Products for Womb Health with Oregon Weed

Xula, a Latin and Black-owned CBD brand based in Mexico City, creates tinctures and creams for period pain and menopause, with cannabinoid combinations.

05/26/2022 By Dalila Brent

Gift Guide

8 Gifts for the Portland Techie

From a Nike Apple watch to a waterproof speaker to an essential oil diffuser—here are our recs for locally-found tech treasures.

05/23/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Father's Day

10 Gifts for Dapper Dads

Searching for the perfect Father's Day gift? We've got something for the already-fashionable fathers, and those who may need a bit more assistance.

05/23/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Win Father's Day

Father's Day Gift Guide

Looking for something for your one-of-a-kind dad? We've scoured local stores for the best gifts.

05/23/2022

Father's Day

9 Father's Day Gifts for Foodie Dads

Whether Dad is a chef or a professional appreciator of the culinary arts, we’ve got PDX-made gifts for your family’s gourmand.

05/23/2022 With Matt Trueherz

Father's Day

Local Gifts For Outdoorsy Dads

Portland-based gifts for dads that put an impressive amount of miles on their Subaru and consistently choose tents over hotels.

05/23/2022 By Matt Trueherz

Retail Therapy

15 New-ish Stores in Portland for Spring Shopping

So many houseplants, so much macrame, so many candles.

05/10/2022 By Julia Silverman

Shopping

9 Portland-Area Malls, Ranked 

Pioneer Place, Lloyd Center, Bridgeport Village, Clackamas Town Center, Washington Square, and more—which is a mall to rule them all?

05/06/2022 By Shannon Daehnke, Katherine Chew Hamilton, Michelle Harris, Fiona McCann, Conner Reed, Margaret Seiler, and Julia Silverman

Gift Guide

Local Gifts for Crafty Moms

From tools to candle-making kits to journals, if the mothers in your life are makers, we’ve got you covered with a list of Portland-based finds.

04/11/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Gift Guide

Local Gifts for Fashionista Moms

From handmade jewelry, to funky totes, to vintage pieces, we've got stylish moms covered for Mother's Day.

04/11/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Gift Guide

Gifts for $50 and Under

From jewelry to kitchen gadgets to wallets, we've compiled a list of meaningful local gifts for the people in your life—all for less than $50.

04/11/2022 By Denise Castañon

Gift Guide

Gifts for $25 and Under

Want to celebrate someone without having to take out a second mortgage? We've got local, budget-friendly options that won't break the bank.

04/11/2022 By Denise Castañon

Gift Guide

Gifts for $100 and Under

From stylish shades to one-and-done necklaces to an old style lantern and more, we've got the gifts for when you're ready to throw down.

04/11/2022 By Denise Castañon

Gift Guide

Everything You Need for a Portland Staycation

From wool clogs to spa getaways to handmade mugs, these Portland-area finds are for those who like to keep it cozy.

04/11/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Gift Guide

Mother's Day Gifts for Sporty Moms

From stylish sportswear to panniers to chic fanny packs, this guide has everything you need for your Portland parental this Mother's Day.

04/07/2022 By Michelle Harris