Portland Monthly's Local Holiday Gift Guide

This year it’s more important than ever to get those holiday gifts locally for everyone on your list. We can help.

Edited by Eden Dawn Photography by Michael Novak Published in the Winter 2020/2021 issue of Portland Monthly

When it comes to holiday shopping, sometimes the getting started is the hardest part. Worry not, we did the heavy lifting for you, gathering lovely things from all the corners of the city to bring you one big inspirational buying guide. Behold, and get out those wallets.

For the Home


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Conant outdoor weather station (pictured above) measures temperature and humidity, $54 at Cord (featured top image); Natalie Joy Monstera Deliciosa decorative brass mobile, $130 at; Jacky Boehm Mid Summer 11-by-14-inch risograph print, $60 (includes frame) at; Schoolhouse industrial studio desk lamp, $279 at Schoolhouse; Carter & Rose snake ceramic tea light candleholders, $24 at Carter & Rose; Byun Ceramics speckled stoneware planter with drain tray, $75 at Mantel

For the Culturephile

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Blitzen Trapper’s Holy Smokes Future Jokes ($23), Aminé’s Limbo ($22), and Alexandra Savior’s The Archer ($22), all on vinyl at Music Millennium; Nina and Sonya Montenegro’s Mending Life: A Handbook for Repairing Clothes and Hearts, $25 at Powell’s; Brainstorm National Parks Puzzle, $38 at Tender Loving Empire; Pink Tiger Games Flatter Me: A Compliment Battle Card Game, $23 at Herbivore; Anna Katz, Annie Barrows, and Jacqueline Rogers’s The Art of Ramona Quimby: Sixty-Five Years of Illustrations from Beverly Cleary’s Beloved Books, $40 at Powell’s

For the Foodie

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Coro by Salumi salami sample pack with four sticks, $50 at; Som pineapple Szechuan pepper vinegar cordial, $19 at; Only Child subscription chocolate Mix Tape Series, $75 for four packages sent through the year at; Portuguese-made wood-handled kitchen knife, $12–18 at Pillar; Barbari trio-pack loose leaf herbal blends, $35 at; Liz Crain’s Dumplings Equal Love: Delicious Recipes from Around the World, $23 at Powell’s

Cute Stocking Stuffers

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Latika Body Essentials Lavender and gold mineral bath bomb, $7 at Tender Loving Empire; Poketo Blots bamboo coaster set, $24 at Woonwinkel; Carter & Rose speckled wall planter with air plant, $18 at Carter & Rose; The Card Bureau RBG lapel pin, $15 at Wildfang; Seagrape Indulge goat’s milk soap ($12) and Milk & Clay bath salts ($25) at Tender Loving Empire

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