Style & Shopping

Shopping

Great Little Shops

From brand-new spots to long-standing favorites, here’s why Portland is a shopper’s Shangri-la.

03/10/2022 Edited by Fiona McCann

Office Culture

This Portland Business Moved to a Four-Day Work Week

Aesthete Tea owner Briana Thornton says productivity and energy is up since shortening hours for employees. Should other local businesses follow suit?

03/08/2022 By Dalila Brent

Interior Design

Tiffany Thompson is Ready to Remix Your Space

The Portland-based interior designer, and owner of Duett Interiors, talks Discovery+ show, budget-friendly remodeling, and her favorite local shops.

02/14/2022 By Dalila Brent

Style

Vintage Fashion Fans Will Swoon Over This Under-the-Radar Portland Museum

Petticoats, opera capes, bustles, and go-go boots abound at Northwest Portland's Bliss House Museum.

02/11/2022 By Julia Silverman

Valentine's Day

Last-Minute Local Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Love

From heart-shaped mugs to chocolate baskets to flower deliveries to nude paintings, Portland makers and stores have all your Valentine's Day needs.

02/11/2022 By Fiona McCann and Julia Silverman

Culture

Where to Get Braids in the Portland Area

From box braids to knotless to faux locs and more, if you're in need of a protective style for your hair, check out this list of Portland-area stylists.

02/03/2022 By Dalila Brent

Makers

How a Luthier from Uzbekistan Makes Some of Portland's Most Beloved Guitars

Portland luthier Peter Tsiorba on how his Uzbekistan roots, a 16th-century lute, and a guitar in downtown Portland have influenced his work.

01/31/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

Shopping

Shops Worth the Drive

Bookstores at the beach, German groceries next to the world’s largest oyster, and kitchen finds in Eastern Oregon

12/21/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Shopping

Cigars to Light Bulbs, We Love These Portland Retail Classics

Some of the shops we’ve come to rely on, whether they’ve been around a decade or a century

12/20/2021 By Fiona McCann, Margaret Seiler, and Julia Silverman

Shopping

Close Out Your Holiday Shopping at These Gorge-ous New Shops

Visit Hood River and White Salmon for wintry vibes and last-minute gifts.

12/18/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Portland Business

Schoolhouse's Portland-Made Home Goods Are Getting a Bigger Spotlight

The Portland-based company is teaming up with NYC's Food52, and plans to expand its design and manufacturing work.

12/16/2021 With Julia Silverman

Shopping

10 New Portland Stores that Make Us Happy

Fresh tees, vintage sneakers, the perfect card: find them all at these new Portland shops.

12/14/2021 Edited by Fiona McCann

In Memoriam

Remembering Ray Tillotson, Founder of Ray’s Ragtime

The business owner, actor, and community figure was an early figurehead of Portland secondhand and vintage shopping.

12/01/2021 By Andrew Jankowski

Style

A New Ethical Fashion Festival in PDX Aims To 'Put People First'

Sustainability and ethics never looked so good

11/26/2021 By Karly Quadros

Nifty Gifties

10 Can’t-Miss Holiday Markets and Pop-Ups in Portland

Some of Portland's best online shops are coming to the real world this season.

11/24/2021 By Cami Hughes

Shopping

Portland Monthly's 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

When you shop local you’re giving the gift of Portland and giving a gift to Portland at the same time.

11/23/2021 By Gabriel Granillo Photography by Michael Novak

Baseball

Baseball's Portland Pickles Open a Team Store Downtown

Find pickle juice, game-worn jerseys, Dillon bobbleheads, and maybe even Dillon himself at the Pickle Jar.

11/15/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Shopping

3 Tempting and Brand-New Storefronts in NW Portland

Eco-conscious clothing from Reformation, zippy leather totes from Portland Leather, and unexpected bottles at Flor Wines.

11/11/2021 By Julia Silverman

LONG STORY SHORT

Blue Moon Camera & Machine Celebrates 20 Years of Bringing Film to Portland

Jake Shivery’s St. Johns camera and typewriter shop might sell you the last camera you’ll ever buy.

11/10/2021 Edited by Gabriel Granillo