Shoe News

Move Over, Runners: Reshod’s Shoes Are Designed for Walkers

The Portland upstart wants you to walk this way.

09/18/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

Footwear

Move Over, Runners: Reshod's Shoes Are Designed for Walkers

The Portland upstart wants you to walk this way.

03/27/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

Mount Hood Guide: Planks and Trays

Check Out These Oregon-Made Skis and Snowboards

Meet three homespun makers fighting the uphill battle against foreign, mass-produced gear.

11/20/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Game On

A Swiss Sneaker Company Kicks Into Gear in Portland

On, a Zurich-based running shoe maker, aims to break into the local market.

11/20/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Apparel

Noted Vegan Damian Lillard Releases a Glow-in-the-Dark Skating Rink Shoe

“When I was younger, we were skating all the time."

11/16/2017 By Marty Patail

Winning Finds

Gorgeous Raincoats to Slick Galoshes, the Best Local Stuff for Wet Weather

In the cold November rain.

10/16/2017 By Eden Dawn

Architecture

Under Armour Finally Unveils Its New Portland HQ

Thanks to the East Coast sportswear giant, our city's iconic YMCA is empty no more.

09/14/2017 By Eleanor Van Buren

Best Offices 2017: The Refurbished UFO

Under Armour Moves Into Portland's Iconic YMCA

The flying saucer-shaped gym has stood empty since 2013. This year, the Baltimore–based activewear company takes up residence.

05/15/2017 By Marty Patail

Menswear

After Designing for Jay Z, Kanye, and Pharrell, Christopher Bevans Goes Bigger

Athletics meets aesthetics in menswear label Dyne.

02/20/2017 By Eden Dawn

Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide for Travel and Outdoor Buffs

From a bike-enabled smartphone holder to the finest backcountry meals, we’ve got little bit of everything for the adventurer on your list.

12/13/2016 By Jason Buehrer

Textile Tales

This Cascade Locks Start-Up Saves Activewear from Landfills

A brand-new garment with a tear or broken zipper? Once, companies like Prana and Ibex threw them out. Now, they're fixed by Oregon's Renewal Workshop—and sold back to you at cut-rate prices.

12/13/2016 By Webb Wright

Shoe Wars

Why Do Shoe Companies Keep Suing Each Other?

Especially Adidas.

09/13/2016 By Marty Patail

HIT YOUR STRIDE

How to Pick the Right Running Shoe

The proper footwear can make all the difference. Foot Traffic’s Daniel McDuff shares his top five tips.

06/24/2016 By Molly Woodstock

DISPATCH

This Portland Fabric Lab is Testing the Fashion of the Future

Whether you’re making a waterproof jacket or high-tech sports bra, Elizabeth LeMay has got it dialed.

03/01/2016 By Megan Haverman

Gear Up

10 Essential Tips for Running in the Cold, Dark, and Wet

Don't hit that snooze button! Earning your winter warrior cred is easier than you'd think.

02/18/2016 By Molly Woodstock

GEAR UP

Are You Wearing the Wrong Running Shoes?

A Portland footwear expert shares six steps to preventing injury and finding that perfect fit.

01/19/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Gear Up

Expert Tips for Your Rainy-Day Bike Commute

From the right gear to smart maintenance, here’s how to keep riding through the winter.

11/02/2015 By Katelyn Best

FIT CITY

Flex Your Local Pride with Portland Bridge and #PDXCarpet Yoga Pants

A partnership between Portland's Evolve Fit Wear and Goldsheep clothing lets you gaze down at our bridges and iconic carpet in your downward dog.

10/05/2015 By Allison Jones

SHOP LOCAL

How to Bring Some Portland Style to Your Next Camping Adventure

Level up your camping trip with the newest finds from retro, pattern-happy Poler and sleek, lightweight Snowpeak—plus 6 more outdoor outfitters to get you out in style.

09/21/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

REPORT

Under Armour is Coming to Portland to Challenge Nike, Adidas, and Columbia

How a Baltimore upstart is taking on Portland's sportswear titans with a new Northwest hub.

06/22/2015 By Fiona McCann