Style and Shopping

5 Portland Stores Where You Can Find Your Perfect Summer Swimsuit

Need to switch up your bathing suit? Shop local at these Rose City retailers, including two that will custom-make a suit for you from sustainable fabrics.

06/23/2022 By Margaret Seiler and Julia Silverman

Fragrance

Locally Made Perfumes for All Your Olfactory Dreams

Whether you want to smell like patchouli, citrus, cedar, or ylang ylang, Portland’s scent-makers have it covered.

06/14/2022 By Fiona McCann Photography by Michael Novak

Retail Therapy

15 New-ish Stores in Portland for Spring Shopping

So many houseplants, so much macrame, so many candles.

05/10/2022 By Julia Silverman

Shopping

9 Portland-Area Malls, Ranked 

Pioneer Place, Lloyd Center, Bridgeport Village, Clackamas Town Center, Washington Square, and more—which is a mall to rule them all?

05/06/2022 By Shannon Daehnke, Katherine Chew Hamilton, Michelle Harris, Fiona McCann, Conner Reed, Margaret Seiler, and Julia Silverman

Gift Guide

Local Gifts for Fashionista Moms

From handmade jewelry, to funky totes, to vintage pieces, we've got stylish moms covered for Mother's Day.

04/11/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

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

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

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

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

Shop Here Now

Get to Madder Collective for Eco-ethical Clothing, Standout Ceramics, and Pretty Perfumes

Poking around and finding all the pretty things at a just-right pandemic-era pop-up.

10/22/2021 By Julia Silverman

Shopping

6 Portland Thrift and Consignment Stores We Love to Shop At

Feel good about shopping at these sweet local spots.

07/19/2021 By Jenni Moore

Fashion

What Happened When Two Employees Bought This Ashland Apparel Company?

They combined YALA’s silky, sustainable clothes with livable wages, healthcare, and retirement benefits for everyone on staff.

07/08/2021 By Jenni Moore

Footnotes

LISTEN: Farewell, Eden Dawn

Portland Monthly says goodbye to our senior/shenanigans editor.

05/07/2021 By Gabriel Granillo With Marty Patail

Style

From Digital Design, to Handmade Hairpins, to Modeling, Margaret Alba Can Do It All

We talked to the multi-hyphenate designer about her wide-ranging projects.

03/18/2021 Edited by Lola Oyibo

fashion news

The Portland Pickles Have Announced a Pet Clothing Line. We Want More.

The baseball team's new cute outfits for Fido and Fluffy are making us dream of more pet fashion possibilities.

03/03/2021 By Eden Dawn

Pop Culture

Which Portlander Should Play Samantha in the Upcoming Sex and the City Reboot?

And which local designers should costume them?

01/13/2021 By Eden Dawn and Conner Reed

Shopping

5 Local Wellness Products from BIPOC and Women-Owned Businesses

From bath bombs to bergamot, here are a few shops to support.

12/10/2020 By Jenni Moore

Footnotes

LISTEN: Happy 90th Birthday, Darcelle!

Portland Monthly style editor Eden Dawn celebrates drag queen and fashion icon Darcelle's 90th birthday by revisiting a The Long Play interview from 2...

11/20/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Fashion

Get an Instant Glow-Up with These Local Earrings

Make a statement on your next Zoom meeting.

10/04/2020 By Eden Dawn

Fashion

Sávila Pairs Bold Visuals with Soothing Sounds

The three-piece Portland band looks forward by looking back.

09/23/2020 By Conner Reed