How We’re Coping

After a Health Scare, This Portland Tailor Is Sewing Again

‘When you sew, you can always find some work, even in the worst pandemics,’ says Earl Marson.

05/22/2020 By Margaret Seiler

News

The CDC Says You Should Wear a Mask and We Say It Can Look Good

These local designers are sewing custom reusable face masks for sale and donation.

04/10/2020 By Kyle Sosa

Coronavirus

Many Business Insurance Policies Won’t Cover Loss Due to Coronavirus

Most small businesses have Loss of Business insurance,. But not many know about the fine print that could void all their claims related to the coronavirus.

03/19/2020 By Eden Dawn

News

How the Local Retail Scene is Coping with Coronavirus

As the city wisely turns to social distancing to slow the spread of coronavirus, retail business has plummeted for our local boutiques and makers. Here are the sales, deals, and news from your local shops as they struggle to survive.

03/17/2020 By Eden Dawn and Kyle Sosa

Lords of Portland

Check Your Head With These Two Limited Edition Blazers Caps Designed by Portugal. The Man

The hats are only available through Rip City Clothing Co.

03/06/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Q & A

The Montenegro Sisters Want You to Fix Your Clothes Instead of Tossing Them

The duos new book Mending Life walks newbie sewers through the process of mending their clothing in visible, stylish ways.

03/04/2020 By Eden Dawn

Fashion

Columbia Sportswear Releases Mickey Mouse–Themed Adventure Wear (For Real)

The 18-piece collection features rainwear, graphic tees, hats, and sun-protective shirts and hoodies.

03/03/2020 By Kyle Sosa

(Re)Emerging Designer

Portland Fashion Veteran Elizabeth Dye Is Doing Whatever the Hell She Wants

After 20 years in the city's fashion scene, the wedding gown designer embraces color.

02/25/2020 By Eden Dawn Photography by Christopher Dibble

Fashion News

Poler Emerges from the Grave... with New Owners and a Party

After shutting in January the #CampVibes brand throws a party to celebrate re-opening and a new team in place.

12/18/2019 By Eden Dawn

Fashion

This Portland Design Project Puts Women's Faces On Garments and Furniture

Wild Woman will premiere part of its collection at luxury furniture store Roche Bobois on Thursday.

11/12/2019 By Olivia Wolf

Lookbook

Native-Owned Brand Ginew Releases a Fantastic All-Indigenous Photoshoot

“We just didn’t see many native people existing in that space,” he says. “Someone quipped, 'Wouldn’t it be great if we had a completely Indigenous session?'"

10/31/2019 By Eden Dawn

Sports

Old Portland Had Its Own Super-Cool All-Japanese Baseball Teams

Fuji Athletic Club is now a retro-hipster design find—with eerie historical echoes.

10/23/2019 By Zach Dundas

Fashion News

After 23 Years, Queen Bee Is Packing Up Their Trademark Bags

Owner Rebecca Pearcy has decided to cease production on her popular bag line and tells us what she has planned for the next chapter.

10/01/2019 By Eden Dawn

Photography

This Portland Photographer Puts Heavy Metal Battle Jackets in Focus

Peter Beste's Defenders of the Faith turns a lens on metal fans' leather- and denim-heavy regalia.

09/23/2019 By Casey Jarman

Fashion News

After 12 Years, Mink Boutique Is Closing its Doors

Owner Carla Mink will shut her Hawthorne shop next month.

09/17/2019 By Eden Dawn

Brand New

Tender Loving Empire Launches Kids Apparel Line

The local shops carry over 500 brands, but this line of cute onesies and tees is the first house apparel one.

06/03/2019 By Eden Dawn

Fashion News

Local Boutique Adorn Launches an Athleisure Line

Ten years after opening their first location, Adorn adds a house line to their quickly expanding brand.

05/13/2019 By Eden Dawn

Style Spotlight

This Shirt Is Made from All Your Old Shirts

Marine Layer's new upcycled collection doesn't use water, chemicals, or dyes. Plus, it's cute.

05/06/2019 By Eden Dawn

Fashion News

Portland Fashion Institute Doubles in Size as Other Fashion Schools Shutter

After a year of losing longtime fashion establishments, one school is going gangbusters.

04/16/2019 By Eden Dawn

Fashion

Best and Worst Dressed at the 2019 Oscars—According to Style Editor Eden Dawn

Eden Dawn and local fashion icon Poison Waters appeared on KATU this morning to dish on the best and worst looks.

02/25/2019 By Marty Patail