Happenings

February's Steals, Deals, and Style Events

From winter sales to spa treatments, February is happening.

02/16/2017 By Lauren Kershner

Runway

Portland's Sexiest Lingerie Hits the Runway

Local lingerie show Unmentionable returned for the sixth year with lace, pasties, and delicate bits.

02/14/2017 By Eden Dawn

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

Pets: Trophy Case

Five Portland-Made Gifts for Furry Friends

From kitty bow ties to pet portraits, here’s how to coddle your creature.

01/23/2017 By Fiona McCann

Winning Finds

Exquisitely Crafted Knives to Makeup for Women of Color, February’s Best Local Goods

All the things we fancy this month.

01/23/2017 By Eden Dawn

History

White Stag Made Portland into a Sports Gear Mecca

It’s more than an iconic Old Town sign.

01/23/2017 By Zeb Larson

Hair to the Throne

This Is the Guy Who Gives Portland’s Top Chefs Amazing Hair

Emmanuel Santana coifs the likes of Gregory Gourdet, Gabriel Rucker, and B.J. Smith.

01/23/2017 By Chad Walsh

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

Winter Relaxation: Hello Darkness

A Step-by-Step Guide to Float Tanks

Sensory deprivation for dummies.

12/20/2016 By Marty Patail

Winter Relaxation: Pure Bathing Culture

These Korean Spas Will Heal Everything That Ails You

I-5 North: unlikely route to serenity.

12/20/2016 By Margaret Seiler and Amy Martin

Winter Relaxation: Survival Guide

13 Secrets of Winter Relaxation Every Portlander Must Know

From cheap massages to board games to cuddly kitties, here’s how to survive the season.

12/20/2016 By Eden Dawn, Fiona McCann, Rebecca Jacobson, Molly Woodstock, Amy Martin, and Kelly Clarke

Winter Relaxation: Floating World

Welcome to Portland’s Flashiest New Spa

Knot Springs boasts soaking pools, panoramic views, and Pendleton towels.

12/20/2016 By Zach Dundas

Style

Why Designer Andrea Moore Has the Portland Fashion World Buzzing

Call her emerging, but she’s been at this a while.

12/20/2016 By Eden Dawn

Winning Finds

Adorable Kidswear to Hand-Drawn Tarot Decks, January’s Best Local Stuff

Portland makers and shopkeepers throw it down.

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

Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide for Travel and Outdoor Buffs

From a bike-enabled smartphone holder to the finest backcountry meals, we’ve got little bit of everything for the adventurer on your list.

12/13/2016 By Jason Buehrer

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