April Is Here: Top Style and Design Things to Do

From springtime sales to screen-printing to some of Portland’s most fashionable ladies riffing on Warhol, consider this your guide to stylish entertainment for the next two weeks.

By Claire Colby March 31, 2016

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Image courtesy Salon 77

The Fashion Factory
6 pm Saturday, April 2, 77 Salon
Devised by creative director and editorial hairstylist at 77 Salon, Emily Mazour, in partnership with editorial and fine art photographer Holly Seeber, the Fashion Factory is the place to be for local fashion-forward ladies. Riffing off pop-art legend Andy Warhol’s The Factory, the hope is to create a dynamic, creative, collaborative space to elevate the women in Portland’s fashion scene. Featured Northwest designers Wendy Ohlendorf, Kate Miles, and Alyssa Woods will join local clothing designers, makeup artists, photographers, and other creative women. Plus, expect two featured cocktails—the New Fashioned and the 77 Spritzer—created by award-winning local bartender Natasha Knight, and wines presented by the owner of Bespoken Wines, Amy McClintick.

Palace Spring Cleaning Sale
11 a.m.–7 p.m. Saturday–Sunday, April 2–3, Palace
Hit-up Palace’s two-day shopping extravaganza, with 25 percent off the entire shop on Saturday and 40 to 50 percent off current sale items on Sunday. To sweeten the deal, there will be bubbly and a raffle for purchasing customers.

The YK Show
7 p.m.–midnight Saturday, April 2, Beacon Sound
Come learn about the art of screen-printing at Bushwick Print Lab’s pop-up shop and exhibition of artworks only using the colors yellow and black. Want to get in on the action? Bring your own t-shirt and give screen-printing a try while jamming out to a curated selection of contemporary electronic, indie rock, and modern composition/experimental music courtesy of Beacon Sound.

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Image courtesy Sundaze Collective

Sundaze Collective
11 a.m.–6 p.m. Sunday, April 3, The Cleaners at Ace Hotel
Conceived by Sarah Radcliffe, founder of the specialty vintage shop Yo Vintage!, the monthly fashion and lifestyle pop-up shop Sundaze Collective features a rotating cast of vendors offering an array of new and vintage finds. Taking place the first Sunday of the month, the shop focuses on providing the fashion-savvy with one of a kind pieces. Can’t catch it this month? You’ll have another chance May 1, June 5, July 10, August 7, September 4, October 2, and November 6.

Sticks & Stones
6 pm–11 pm Thursday, April 7, Sticks & Stones
Brought to you by the sustainable jewelry and accessories artisan Sticks & Stones, artist and designer Zack Blei present a multimedia showcase, titled Messengers, of original works of art and sculptures.

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