Shopping & Trends

Gift Guide

Local Gifts for Crafty Moms

From tools to candle-making kits to journals, if the mothers in your life are makers, we’ve got you covered with a list of Portland-based finds.

04/11/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Gift Guide

Local Gifts for Fashionista Moms

From handmade jewelry, to funky totes, to vintage pieces, we've got stylish moms covered for Mother's Day.

04/11/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Gift Guide

Gifts for $25 and Under

Want to celebrate someone without having to take out a second mortgage? We've got local, budget-friendly options that won't break the bank.

04/11/2022 By Denise Castañon

Gift Guide

Gifts for $100 and Under

From stylish shades to one-and-done necklaces to an old style lantern and more, we've got the gifts for when you're ready to throw down.

04/11/2022 By Denise Castañon

Music

Our 10 Favorite Portland Record Stores

From Music Millennium in Laurelhurst to My Vinyl Underground in Ladd's Addition, here are some of the best record stores in Portland, Oregon.

03/24/2022 By Jenni Moore

Shopping

Where to Buy and Play Board Games in Portland

Tabletop squad, assemble! We're heading to Master Goblin Games, Mox, and more for game night.

03/15/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

Footwear

These Portland-Made Shoes Marry Style with Sustainability

Founded in 2019, Hilos makes shoes using 3-D printing with a focus creating a fully recyclable product and eliminating overproduction.

03/14/2022 By Jenni Moore

Shopping

Great Little Shops

From brand-new spots to long-standing favorites, here’s why Portland is a shopper’s Shangri-la.

03/10/2022 Edited by Fiona McCann

Office Culture

This Portland Business Moved to a Four-Day Work Week

Aesthete Tea owner Briana Thornton says productivity and energy is up since shortening hours for employees. Should other local businesses follow suit?

03/08/2022 By Dalila Brent

Shopping

Shops Worth the Drive

Bookstores at the beach, German groceries next to the world’s largest oyster, and kitchen finds in Eastern Oregon

12/21/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Shopping

Cigars to Light Bulbs, We Love These Portland Retail Classics

Some of the shops we’ve come to rely on, whether they’ve been around a decade or a century

12/20/2021 By Fiona McCann, Margaret Seiler, and Julia Silverman

Shopping

Close Out Your Holiday Shopping at These Gorge-ous New Shops

Visit Hood River and White Salmon for wintry vibes and last-minute gifts.

12/18/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Shopping

10 New Portland Stores that Make Us Happy

Fresh tees, vintage sneakers, the perfect card: find them all at these new Portland shops.

12/14/2021 Edited by Fiona McCann

Shopping

Portland Monthly's 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

When you shop local you’re giving the gift of Portland and giving a gift to Portland at the same time.

11/23/2021 By Gabriel Granillo Photography by Michael Novak

Baseball

Baseball's Portland Pickles Open a Team Store Downtown

Find pickle juice, game-worn jerseys, Dillon bobbleheads, and maybe even Dillon himself at the Pickle Jar.

11/15/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Shopping

3 Tempting and Brand-New Storefronts in NW Portland

Eco-conscious clothing from Reformation, zippy leather totes from Portland Leather, and unexpected bottles at Flor Wines.

11/11/2021 By Julia Silverman

LONG STORY SHORT

Blue Moon Camera & Machine Celebrates 20 Years of Bringing Film to Portland

Jake Shivery’s St. Johns camera and typewriter shop might sell you the last camera you’ll ever buy.

11/10/2021 Edited by Gabriel Granillo

Shopping

5 Portland Thrift Stores For Halloween Costume Finds

Save the earth and save your money by shopping secondhand this spooky season.

10/08/2021 By Cami Hughes

Shops

El Interior Honors and Shares Traditional Mexican Folk Art

From colorful ceramic skulls for Día de los Muertos to floral table runners, Laura Gutierrez wants to share the art of her people.

10/08/2021 By Gabriel Granillo