Lookin' Good

Style Council

If the United Nations decided to open a women’s footwear store, it would probably look something like Switch Shoes

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Style Essential

The Big Boot

There’s a reason high-heeled boots have maintained their traction in the fashion world: few wardrobe items manage to combine a classic’s staying power with undeniable allure.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Article

Holiday Fashion at Crave

_Portland Monthly_ style editor Jill Spitznass and staff photographer Kim Oanh Nguyen dropped in at Crave’s annual holiday shopping party, held on December 3 at the Luxe Autohaus in Northeast Portland. They found that holiday style—and a colorful scarf—wa

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Shopping

The West Hills Lacrosse Mom

*Yeah, we’re stereotyping a little. Roll with it.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Shopping

The Hawthorne Indie Dude

*Yeah, we’re stereotyping a little. Roll with it.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Shopping

The Irvington Soccer Dad

*Yeah, we’re stereotyping a little. Roll with it.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Shopping

How to Shop for Six Types* of Portlanders

*Yeah, we're stereotyping a little. Roll with it. *The best gifts to give six distinctively different types of Portlanders* *Shopping For:* "*The Alberta Street Hipster*":http://www.portlandmonthlymag.com/issues/current-issue/articles/how-to-shop-

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Shopping

The South Waterfront Yuppie

*Yeah, we’re stereotyping a little. Roll with it.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Shopping

The Pearl District Trendsetter

*Yeah, we’re stereotyping a little. Roll with it.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Shopping

The Alberta Street Hipster

*Yeah, we’re stereotyping a little. Roll with it.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Article

Nau Is Back!

Nau, the Portland-based clothing company that folded this spring after a critically acclaimed run, was revived last week by Horny Toad, the company that owns Lizard Lounge. We saw the line back on the runway in a fashion show that included clothing from L

05/19/2009

Play

Toy Story

Four small shops that play big

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Men's Apparel

Detail Man

LOCAL 35 owner Justin Machus claims to be “just a jeans and T-shirt guy,” but don’t let this seemingly humble self-assessment fool you.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

SUMMER FASHION 2008

Hot Spot

We know: It’s (finally) summer, and sweating your look is the last thing you want to do.

05/19/2009 Edited by Jill Spitznass

Diary

My News Shoes

Being a television news reporter in Portland requires fancy footwork. And sensible footwear.

05/19/2009 By Jamie Wilson

Sew Delicious

A Great Notion

It may bill itself as a “neighborhood fabric boutique,” but Bolt is more than just a material source

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Footsore

Heart and Sole

Nike’s new Native American shoe meets mixed reviews.

05/19/2009 By Rachel Ritchie

Pets

Cat Couture

In the cats-versus-dogs debate, feline fans invariably cite kitties’ low-maintenance needs in their arguments.

05/19/2009 By Katrina Myers

Sustainability

Eco Elegance

Forget the drawstring hemp pants, Greenloop boutique makes eco-consciousness fashionably chic.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

Cycling

Roll With It

Clever Cycles caters to the commuter cyclist.

05/19/2009 By Ethan Smith