INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Fashion and Shopping in the May Issue

Dispatches from the most fashionable reaches of Portland Monthly's, including Portland's winning Project Runway designers and May's hottest local products

05/03/2013 By Allison Jones

TREND WATCH

Trend Watch: Brunettes Have More Fun?

Are you on board with the latest wave of blondes going the dark tresses route? See our roundup of Hollywood ladies and their bold makeovers.

05/01/2013 By Eden Dawn Research by Beau Reed

TROPHY CASE

Trophy Case: May's Best Local Stuff

A Portland-centric art pop-up in New York, Black Prairie's Led Zeppelin cover, and more

05/01/2013 By Zach Dundas

Slideshow

Slide Show: Trophy Case | May's Best PDX Stuff

From a Portland-centric art pop-up in New York to Black Prairie's Led Zeppelin cover, here's what Portlanders are making.

05/01/2013

BUSINESS

How Poler Stuff Scaled the Heights of Outdoor Gear

The story behind Portland's hipster hiking brand

05/01/2013 By Tamara Feingold

HAPPENINGS

Get a New Wardrobe for $5

Hit the Alley 33 Clothing Swap this weekend to trade in your old clothes for brand new duds.

04/30/2013 By Eden Dawn

Slideshow

Branch and Birdie's Spring Lookbook

Montavilla neighborhood boutique Branch and Birdie ditches children's wear for women's ready to wear collections.

04/30/2013

STYLE SPOTLIGHT

Male Models and Cute Cats

Occasionally we stumble across a blog we like more than ours. This French masterpiece juxtaposing male models and kitties makes that list.

04/29/2013 By Eden Dawn

FASHION NEWS

Portlander Wins Project Runway (Again)

Michelle Lesniak Franklin becomes the fourth local designer to win the design show. We talk to her about the process.

04/27/2013 By Eden Dawn

REALI-TV

Project Runway Recap E:13

The final four show their NYFW collections to the judges in a preview and only three get to continue to the main stage.

04/25/2013 By Eden Dawn

STYLE SPOTLIGHT

Reveille: Relocated & Reinspired

The former NW 23rd boutique moves to the chic Blackbox building stocking lines for the customer seeking quality over quantity.

04/24/2013 By Alex Gamez

STEALS & DEALS

Egg Press & Schoolhouse Electric Sample Sale

Two of Portland’s beloved companies join together this weekend for an epic sample sale.

04/23/2013 By Eden Dawn

GIFT GUIDE

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Stay out of trouble this Mother's Day by picking up cute gifts that tell mom thanks.

04/23/2013 By Eden Dawn Research by Beau Reed

STEALS & DEALS

Closing Sale on Day's Dapper Jackets

Northwest outerwear designer, Hillary Day, is closing up shop and selling off her remaining inventory at a killer price.

04/22/2013 By Eden Dawn

REALI-TV

Project Runway Recap E:12

In the final challenge before heading off to New York Fashion Week, the designers pull out some of their best ensembles of the season.

04/18/2013 By Eden Dawn

TELEVISION

Q&A: Jinkx Monsoon from ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’

The leading contender to win the reality drag contest on Monday dishes about her fellow queens, fighting to be taken seriously, and growing up in Portland.

04/18/2013 By Aaron Scott

TREND WATCH

Trend Watch: Portlandia

Portlandia is more than a show at this point. We're declaring it a fashion flash point.

04/18/2013 By Eden Dawn Research by Beau Reed

WE HEART VIDEO

Couve Couture Video

See the video highlights from Saturday's Vancouver based fashion bash.

04/17/2013 By Eden Dawn

Slideshow

The Good, Bad, and Ugly from MTV's Movie Awards

Nothing makes you feel as old/as superior as watching the get ups on the kiddos at MTV's Movie Awards.

04/16/2013

FASHION FRAMED

Pendleton's Fall '13 Portland Collection

We scored the latest images from Pendleton's upcoming fall collection, and they're absolutely gorgeous.

04/16/2013 By Eden Dawn