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

Out of the Park

Baseball Fans in Boston, Chicago, and Cooperstown Gear Up in Merch from a Portland Company

We may not have our own MLB team, but Baseballism’s founders are going big league.

04/11/2020 By Marty Patail

Spotlight

Meet the Stylist Behind the Portland-designed Oscar Dress

Learn how Scarlet Chamberlin creates red carpet moments for Hollywood from PDX.

02/20/2020 By Kyle Sosa

Style Spotlight

Mink Boutique Aims to Makes Sustainability Sexy

As the Southeast Portland shop turns 12, they reiterate their goal: they want you to keep their dresses forever and ever and ever.

05/16/2019 Edited by Shayla Norris-York

Happenings

February's Steals, Deals, and Style Events

From winter sales to spa treatments, February is happening.

02/16/2017 By Lauren Kershner

LOOKBOOK

Altar's New Full Moon Fashions

Altar's new lookbook overflows with cinematic charm and witchy woman vibes.

05/25/2016 By Eden Dawn

LOOKBOOK

Seven Sisters Shows Off Its Style with Sweet Snaps of Ladies in Nature

Because nothing goes together quite like spring fashion and outdoor romps.

05/19/2016 By Eden Dawn

WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: Best Local Stuff of June 2016

This month’s hottest locally made goods, from handcrafted lamps to bike-friendly button-ups.

05/19/2016 By Marty Patail

FASHION

5 Pacific Northwest Designers Make Us Proud While Raising Money for Children

Sometimes, it’s not about competition. 

05/05/2016 By Caitlin Collins

FASHION

Spring Forward with West End Select Shop's New Lookbook

The downtown shop dazzles with its pretty new pieces for spring.

04/28/2016 By Eden Dawn

STYLE SPOTLIGHT

Jeans Shopping Without Anger!

Pop-up shop Qcut claims to take the hellish elements out of jean shopping with made-to-order denim just for you.

04/20/2016 By Claire Colby

HAPPENINGS

How We Fell for Dita Von Teese

We talked with the enchanting burlesque queen about self-invention, her upcoming Portland shows, and that giant martini glass. Plus, take it from Dita: beauty comes in all sizes.

04/14/2016 By Eden Dawn

STYLE SPOTLIGHT

How a Portland Stylist Helped Bring Kanye West's Fashion Visions to Life

Willyum Beck's crash course in styling included not sleeping for three days, putting together outfits for 200 models in minutes, and appeasing new boss Kanye West in front of 20,000 people.

04/05/2016 By Eden Dawn

HAPPENINGS

April Is Here: Top Style and Design Things to Do

From springtime sales to screen-printing to some of Portland’s most fashionable ladies riffing on Warhol, consider this your guide to stylish entertainment for the next two weeks.

03/31/2016 By Claire Colby