Make It Fashion

Style Yourself: A Guide to Portland’s Fashion Education Opportunities

Whether you’re a novice taking your first steps or a seasoned veteran seeking supplemental skills, here are the schools, workshops, and websites to know.

07/13/2018 By Natasha Tandler

Spotlight

At Portland's Orox Leather, Generations of Mexican Artisanship Live On

From Oaxaca to Old Town, a family business just keeps getting better.

06/28/2018 By Eden Dawn

Style Spotlight

Nigeria's Stylish (and Portland-Born) World Cup Jerseys Sold Out in Minutes

Nike designer and Toffee Club co-owner Pete Hoppins explains why football fashion is having a moment.

06/26/2018 By Eden Dawn

News

Melania May Not Care about Children, But Wildfang Does

After the First Lady wore that jacket to visit detained children, Wildfang jumped into action with its own jacket, donating 100 percent of profits to RAICES.

06/22/2018 By Eden Dawn

Style Spotlight

Northwest Portland Boutique Folly Turns 10

The boutique-slash-manufacturing space has survived—and thrived—over a tricky decade. No wonder owner Sarah Bibb is ready to party.

06/05/2018 By Eden Dawn

Fashion News

Radish Underground to Close After 10 Years—But There's a Happy Ending

Co-owner Celeste Sipes will shutter the downtown boutique and turn her focus to Thunderpants, the New Zealand-founded underwear brand.

05/31/2018 By Eden Dawn

Runway Show

A Fashion Show? Give Us Moore!

Ultra-talented Portland designer Andrea Moore puts on a 45-piece fashion show.

04/24/2018 By Eden Dawn

Night of Nostalgia

I Went Back to 1993 in a Casino Ballroom

Salt-N-Pepa and Vanilla Ice came to town. One of them was amazing.

04/24/2018 By Eden Dawn

Happenings

Our 5 Fashion Picks for Design Week Portland

From a building full of fashion installations to a forum on sustainability, here's a quintet of can't-miss style events.

04/10/2018 By Eden Dawn

Design Week 2018: Bora

Here’s Your Chance to Wear the Clothing of the Future

Bora's Design Week exhibit encourages deep thoughts about fashion, fabric, and shelter.

04/06/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

Dance Pop

Frankie Simone Turns Hate Into a Powerful Pop Anthem

Portland's newest pop sensation is ready for war.

03/28/2018 By Eden Dawn

Footwear

Move Over, Runners: Reshod's Shoes Are Designed for Walkers

The Portland upstart wants you to walk this way.

03/27/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

Fashion Show

A New Runway Show Celebrates Portland's Diverse Design Community

Debuting this weekend, Bloom Runway unites style, live music, and an inclusive attitude.

03/07/2018 By Eden Dawn

PDXplosion

Portland Brands Are Taking Over the US

From coffee to haircuts, local businesses go big.

02/27/2018 By Stephen Phillips

Fashion Show

Fashion February Keeps Going with Fade to Light

We're six years in and you know the drill. The biannual party/fashion show returns.

02/13/2018 By Eden Dawn

Happenings

February's Can't-Miss Shopping Events

From Portland Night Market to Not My President Day, it's a month of shopping goodness.

02/08/2018 By Catherine Johnson

Fashion Show

Attention, Portland: Sexy Lingerie Hits the Runway February 7

Unmentionable, the crowd-pleasing runway show devoted to underthings, returns to the Mission Theater.

01/29/2018 By Eden Dawn

Fashion News

Wildfang Sets Out to Save South Dakota's Last Abortion Clinic

In honor of the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, a Portland apparel company steps up to save one state's access to reproductive health care.

01/22/2018 By Eden Dawn

Housing

A New NE Portland Housing Unit Hopes to Give Refuge to African Americans and Vets

The apartment building for families displaced from the Eliot neighborhood is also a behavioral clinic for vets and others.

01/16/2018 By Kayla Brock

Steals & Deals

Ermahgerd! The First Big Shopping Sales of 2018 Are Here

The season of sales is upon us. Grab your Christmas cash and make it count.

01/16/2018 By Eden Dawn