Stylish Events for October 15–29

The last half of October has the Portland Fashion & Style Awards, trunk shows, and grand openings all for your entertainment.

By Eden Dawn October 14, 2013

Sales & Store Events

Splendid Pearl District Opening Party
Wednesday, October 16, 6:30–8:30
1033 NW Couch

Celebrate the opening of Splendid's new shop with moi at their in-store bash October 16th. Free drinks and bites from Din Din as well as 20% off your entire purchase. Additionally, you can ask me any fashion question you want, I'll be honest.






Friday, October 18, 7–10pm
1022 West Burnside Street, Union Way

Oregon based WILL Leather Goods is well on its way to becoming a global brand in the coming year with their ever growing expansion. But designer Will Adler always credits the culture, spirit and rich history of Oregon, which can be seen in the authentic Americana touches to the overall style of the brand. Head in, meet the man behind the brand and enjoy the music, free drinks and shopportunities.

Friday, October 18, 5–8pm 
Lille Boutique 1007 E Burnside

Lille Boutique will host a Trunk Show for New York City luxury loungewear label, Skin featuring styles from the latest collections, including ready-to-wear pieces. The inventory is rare to Portland and  a prime opportunity to get familiar with a world-renowned brand that was recently cited as one of Oprah's favorite things. Take advantage of the 10% storewide discount and meet Kirsten Basso, International Sales Director for the brand, who will show off the best ways to style their versatile garments.

Thursday, October 24, 4pm-8pm 
4120 NE Fremont Ave

See the Prairie Underground Holiday 2013 collection up close at the birthday party/trunk show combo. Also in house will be Northwest Distillery serving up cocktails alongside Sara Dahlquist of Dahlstyle offering complimentary personal styling sessions. The first ten customers who make a purchase of $100 or more will receive a free gift. Additionally, every customer who makes a purchase of any amount will receive a mystery gift cards with a balance between $10 and $100. 

October 14–18, 11–5pm
3279 SE Hawthorne Blvd. 

The fun folks at Mag-Big are in the middle of a build out so they decided to take everything outdoors for a yard sale. They're selling off discounted inventory, fabric, sewing machines, store fixtures, (and maybe even handing out free donuts and beer). Stop in every day until the 18th.







Fashion Events

Portland Fashion & Style awards
Saturday, October 26, 7pm
Scottish Rite - Ainsworth Event Center 709 SW 15th
Tickets: $25–$98 at Brownpaperticket.com

Back for it’s second year and with a slightly tweaked format, the Portland Fashion & Style Awards sashay at us on Saturday October 26th. After some first year growing pains producer Ann Akre has taken some great steps this year towards legitimizing the process of choosing winners with recognizable judges like First Lady Nancy Hales, Portland Sewing owner Sharon Blair and local designer Alyson Clair. While some names have snuck through that seem a little too green to be up there (and some I’ve never heard of) most on the list are deservedly there and worthy of a fancy event to spread the love.

And hey! We’re up for being best fashion publication. That’s pretty swell. Put on your best and walk down the red carpet for a night of Pdx glitz and glam.

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