Shoe Wars

Why Do Shoe Companies Keep Suing Each Other?

Especially Adidas.

09/13/2016 By Marty Patail

Fashion News

Grayling Jewelry Launches an Alberta Shop and Line of Rings

The seven-year-old Portland company brings its chains and stones to an airy Alberta storefront.

09/08/2016 By Enid Spitz

Fashion News

After 14 Years, Physical Element Boutique to Shutter

The Pearl's fashion-forward shop will close its doors this fall.

09/07/2016 By Eden Dawn

Gear Up

Check Out This Portland-Made Wheelchair Rugby Gear

The US National team gets a hand from a local studio—and some college students.

09/07/2016 By Ramona DeNies

Cats

Take a Tour of Eight Elaborate Portland Catios

These cute little backyard playgrounds aim to contain your death-dealing little furball.

09/02/2016 By Kailla Coomes

HAPPENINGS

September Steals, Deals, and Style Events

From Labor Day sales to lingerie parties, September is happening.

09/02/2016 By Regina Winkle-Bryan

FASHION NEWS

Project Runway Snags Another Portlander

Portland's Sarah Donofrio will make her Runway debut September 15.

08/30/2016 By Eden Dawn

Architecture

Simple Builds Itself Some Fancy New Digs

After opening a new office this spring, the banking startup is still growing at breakneck speed.

08/26/2016 By Regina Winkle-Bryan

SHOP LOCAL

Wildfang Teams Up with Pussy Riot, Gold Medalists, and Movie Stars on Empowerment Pins

Portland's favorite tomboy fashion line joins with 17 influencers from around the globe to create a line of fun accessories, with all proceeds going towards female empowerment.

08/24/2016 By Eden Dawn

FASHION SHOW

Fade to Light Debuts a Fashion Supergroup

Fade to Light returns to the Crystal Ballroom on August 24 with new designer collections—and a special, first-time collaboration.

08/22/2016 By Eden Dawn

Body Talk

Treat Yo’self to Cruelty-Free Body Care with The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to DIY Beauty

A four-ingredient, gluten-free, vegan black forest chocolate cake face mask? Yeah, we’ve got the recipe.

08/19/2016 By Molly Woodstock

ARCHITECTURE

Take This Walking Tour through 6 Iconic, Midcentury Rummer Homes

Not a bummer: a one-and-doner, end-of-summer Rummer stunner. What could be funner?

08/16/2016 By Marty Patail

ON THE CATWALK

Sequins, Drama, Gold Nipples, and Gravity-Defying Hair: Welcome to Critical Mascara

At Time-Based Art’s annual competitive drag spectacle, the stakes (and surrealism) run high. Plus: a dive into the fashion behind Portland’s vogue balls.

08/15/2016 By Fiona McCann and Eden Dawn

Marijuana

Meet Three of Oregon’s Top Organic Pot Farmers

These are some next-level nugs.

08/15/2016 By Marty Patail

Winning Finds

Pear-Flavored Vodka, ‘90s Video-Game Reboots, and Sustainable Planters

September's best local goods.

08/15/2016 By Eden Dawn

Dispatch

Should Portland Save the Memorial Coliseum?

A small group of preservationists want to rescue the 55-year-old gray box from demolition.

08/15/2016 By Lisa Dunn

HAPPENINGS

Our Picks for Fashion and Design This August

Summer means deep discounts (and parties!) as new boutiques launch and old favorites commemorate anniversaries.

08/11/2016 By Regina Winkle-Bryan

NPS Centennial

Happy Birthday, National Parks—We Got You Something Nice!

This month, the National Park Service turns 100 years old. We found six amazing items to trick out your celebration.

08/08/2016 By Marisa Russell and Ramona DeNies

FURNITURE

Furniture Maker Phloem Studio Leaves Portland for the Gorge

With studio space prices soaring, Phloem says goodbye to Portland and hello to better views.

08/05/2016 By Claire Colby

GAMES

There's an Oregon Trail Board Game So Stop What You're Doing

Your whole family can now bond over dysentery and hardtack.

08/05/2016 By Michelle Porter