Fashion

Car Krush Merges Classic Cars, Fashion, and All-Around Badassed-ness

The collective of local women and nonbinary folks is hosting a raucous car show/block party this August.

07/24/2019 By Eden Dawn Photography by Holly Andres

Style Spotlight

In the Age of Amazon, Local Boutique Garnish Hits an Impressive 15-Year Milestone

The womenswear boutique specializes in fancy frocks, shopping parties, and giving back.

07/24/2019 By Eden Dawn

Event Spotlight

Beacon Quarterly Throws an Eclectic, Art-Filled Summer Barbecue

The Portland-based indie mag celebrates its ninth issue, Tan Lines, with music, meet-and-greets, mini-spa treatments, and conceptual art.

07/23/2019 By Kiva Hanson

Q & A

Scott Thompson Brings His Fashion Icon Character, Buddy Cole, to Portland

The Kids in the Hall star talks coming out in the '80s, making punk rock decisions, and how Buddy Cole is here to help us.

07/15/2019 By Eden Dawn

Office Life

New Portland Coworking Space Wants to Set Us Free from the Traditional Work-Life Separation

With an on-site concierge, fitness classes, and a drop-in day care center, Vida is especially focused on supporting working mothers.

07/02/2019 By Shannon Henderson

Fashion Show

A Fancy, Color-Filled Fashion Show Fights for Reproductive Rights

Elizabeth Dye brings brightly colors gowns to an installation runway to raise money for Planned Parenthood.

06/25/2019 By Eden Dawn

Twisted Citrus

Is Venture Capital–Backed Imperfect Produce Squeezing Portland’s Small Farmers?

Local CSAs say the company has a transparency problem.

06/25/2019 By Seth Lorinczi

Small Business

This Portland Company Wants to Make Sex Look Like More Fun

Out with the bondage vibes—unless that's your thing, which is totally cool.

06/25/2019 By Eden Dawn

Spotlight

Zanele Mutepfa-Rhone Wants to Give Working Women a Platform

The Here to Stay series celebrates diverse business women through panel discussions and party vibes.

06/17/2019 By Eden Dawn

Television

Amazon's Cute Vintage Voyageur Show Highlights Portland Vintage Shops

Premiering this fall, season 3 of the vintage-focused show will highlight Portland.

06/10/2019 By Eden Dawn

Brand New

Tender Loving Empire Launches Kids Apparel Line

The local shops carry over 500 brands, but this line of cute onesies and tees is the first house apparel one.

06/03/2019 By Eden Dawn

Shop Local

My People’s Market Returns with 130-Plus Portland Entrepreneurs of Color

On Saturday, June 1, dozens of POC-owned businesses gather at the US Postal Service Building for the popular market's fourth incarnation.

05/30/2019 By Conner Reed

Style

These 4 Women Are Behind Some of Portland’s Bloodiest, Weirdest, and Coolest Special Effects Makeup

Sculpting demon faces, seeping wounds, and wrinkles for TV and movies keep these local special-effects makeup artists busy.

05/28/2019 By Eden Dawn

Style Spotlight

Mink Boutique Aims to Makes Sustainability Sexy

As the Southeast Portland shop turns 12, they reiterate their goal: they want you to keep their dresses forever and ever and ever.

05/16/2019 Edited by Shayla Norris-York

Fashion News

Local Boutique Adorn Launches an Athleisure Line

Ten years after opening their first location, Adorn adds a house line to their quickly expanding brand.

05/13/2019 By Eden Dawn

Connections

Portland in Color’s First Live Event Connects Creatives and Industry Experts

The online hub for black, Indigenous, and/or people of color artists expands with networking party Rose City Rolodex.

05/07/2019 By Kelly Clarke

Style Spotlight

This Shirt Is Made from All Your Old Shirts

Marine Layer's new upcycled collection doesn't use water, chemicals, or dyes. Plus, it's cute.

05/06/2019 By Eden Dawn

Fashion Show

This Celebration of Portland's POC Artists Fuses Fashion and Live Music

“It’s an ode to what BET did in the early 2000s."

04/29/2019 By Eden Dawn

The Oregon Woman 2019

6 Amazing Oregon Women-Led Projects

From serious documentaries to full-contact football to sex education, here are six local projects changing the game.

04/23/2019 By Sarah Mirk, Margaret Seiler, Ryan Ashby, Kelly Clarke, and Rebecca Jacobson

Gift Guide

From Hot Sauce to CBD Lotion, 5 Gifts for Mom That Aren't Macaroni Art

Forget the earrings and perfume. Here's what Portland moms really need.

04/22/2019 By Portland Monthly Staff