Runway Show

Fade to Light Returns to Bring Us Joy

The biannual fun fest is back, with looks from both new and familiar designers hitting the runway—and a portion of ticket proceeds going to the ACLU.

02/06/2017 By Eden Dawn

Openings

Design Within Reach Opens Its Largest Studio in the Country in Portland

The design company's new Pearl District location boasts 28,000 square feet dedicated to midcentury modern and contemporary furniture and home décor.

01/31/2017 By Lauren Kershner

Fashion News

Portland's Awful Winter Weather Is Endangering Local Retailers

With days and days of weather-related closures, Portland businesses need you to shop local now to keep them alive—and they're offering deals.

01/16/2017 By Eden Dawn

Fashion Gets Political

How Portlanders Can Resist with Style

From tees benefiting the Women's March to local companies sending 100 percent of profits to the ACLU and Planned Parenthood, here are fashion-forward ways to support community causes.

01/16/2017 By Eden Dawn

Shop Local

Hey, Procrastinators! Here Are the Last-Minute Holiday Gifts You Need

Five things you can snag before the weekend—while supporting Portland businesses.

12/20/2016 By Eden Dawn

Fashion Event

Discover the Secrets of Starting a Fashion Line from an Industry Pro

Local designer Jason Calderon offers up years of insider knowledge in a free event to benefit the ACLU.

12/15/2016 By Eden Dawn

Textile Tales

This Cascade Locks Start-Up Saves Activewear from Landfills

A brand-new garment with a tear or broken zipper? Once, companies like Prana and Ibex threw them out. Now, they're fixed by Oregon's Renewal Workshop—and sold back to you at cut-rate prices.

12/13/2016 By Webb Wright

Field Trip

This Yves Saint Laurent Retrospective Is Worth the Drive to Seattle

Make the trek to the Seattle Art Museum for a stunning 40-year look at one of the world's most prolific designers, with hundreds of sketches, mannequins, swatches, and more.

12/07/2016 By Eden Dawn

Shopping

Holidays 2016: A Portland Shopping Road Map

From crafts fairs to wine tastings to warehouse sales, we got you.

12/06/2016 By Ko Ricker

Style

Columbia Sportswear Unveils Jackets Inspired by Star Wars Prequel Rogue One

Cozier than a fresh-sliced tauntaun.

12/05/2016 By Marty Patail

Events

The Onslaught of Holiday Sales Begins Now

The full blast December calendar kicks in this week with samples sales, open houses, and shopping-centric activities.

12/02/2016 By Eden Dawn

Steals & Deals

Spend Your Black Friday Money at One of These 220 Portland Shops

The collaborative, city-wide Little Boxes shopping event returns for a sixth go-around after pouring half a million dollars into the local economy just last year. Be part of the fun.

11/21/2016 By Eden Dawn

Next-Level Bodega

Mini Mini Reimagines the Convenience Store

The East Burnside mini-mart elevates the utilitarian corner store to a haven of Helvetica, crowlers, and niche snacks.

11/14/2016 By Jason Buehrer

Fashion News

Three More Portland Retail Shops to Close (Because 2016 Hasn't Done Enough)

With several local shops already having shuttered this year, we sadly add three more to the list.

11/11/2016 By Eden Dawn

Style Events

Portland Fashion & Style Awards Turns Five

What are Portland's best boutiques? Who's the city's top accessory designer? What about our best dressed TV personalities? On November 6, the PFSA doles out awards to stylish local industry folks.

11/02/2016 By Eden Dawn

News

Oregon Teen Boys Say No to Trump's Locker Room Talk

Six Gresham teens don Wildfang's "Wild Feminist" tees, vowing to not allow Trump's version of locker room talk in their school.

10/27/2016 By Eden Dawn

Happenings

Cargo Celebrates 20 Years with a Dia de los Muertos Party  

The colorful wonderland celebrates with mariachi music, tarot card readings, costumes, food carts, a photo booth, and sugar skull decorating.

10/20/2016 By Eden Dawn

Style Spotlight

How Portland Is Providing Pantsuit Power to Hillary

Local stylist Scarlet Chamberlin turns pantsuits into a powerful political statement.

10/13/2016 By Eden Dawn

Fashion in Film

Marvel at the Trippy Fashion of Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

Hollywood Theatre's Fashion in Film series reveals the underrated styles of David Lynch's brain-bending classic.

10/11/2016 By Eden Dawn

Light a Fire 2016: Exceptional Pro Bono Contribution

This Global Branding Agency Helps Portland Street Kids Become Designers

AKQA provides materials, expertise, and guidance. The kids do the rest.

10/10/2016 By Lisa Dunn