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A totally cosmic look at the brightest stars—and the up-and-comers—in our local sneaker industry’s footwear firmament.
The Portland streetwear brand, with a new storefront downtown, designs its 100 percent plant-based apparel to completely biodegrade.
Isabel Lemus Kristensen
The annual event, taking place August 4–10, brings out the city’s most cultured and creative enthusiasts in the footwear industry.
Many of the Rose City-based brands have founders with roots at Nike, Adidas and Columbia—like Velous, which is making recovery sandals
And it boasts a workspace that would make Tim Gunn clap with joy.
A trailblazing AIDS researcher. The future of weed. A hidden gorge. The illegal wildlife trade. A radical theory about Portland's origin story. Here are 12 of our best in-depth stories from the past year.
Portland Monthly Staff
We explore Portland's booming activewear industry with a look at this season's coolest new gear—and the five best locally designed sports bras.
Rachel Ritchie and Rachel Rasmussen