(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

Fashion News

Portland Outdoor Brand Poler Closes Without a Word

After seven years of camp vibes, Poler has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

01/08/2019 By Eden Dawn

Brand New

A New Home Goods Store Brings Local Furniture and Décor to ADX

MadeHere opens its fourth location within the walls of Portland’s largest community workshop.

08/14/2018 By Sam Pape

Style Spotlight

Nigeria's Stylish (and Portland-Born) World Cup Jerseys Sold Out in Minutes

Nike designer and Toffee Club co-owner Pete Hoppins explains why football fashion is having a moment.

06/26/2018 By Eden Dawn

Style Spotlight

Northwest Portland Boutique Folly Turns 10

The boutique-slash-manufacturing space has survived—and thrived—over a tricky decade. No wonder owner Sarah Bibb is ready to party.

06/05/2018 By Eden Dawn

Fashion News

Radish Underground to Close After 10 Years—But There's a Happy Ending

Co-owner Celeste Sipes will shutter the downtown boutique and turn her focus to Thunderpants, the New Zealand-founded underwear brand.

05/31/2018 By Eden Dawn

Fashion News

Portland's Awful Winter Weather Is Endangering Local Retailers

With days and days of weather-related closures, Portland businesses need you to shop local now to keep them alive—and they're offering deals.

01/16/2017 By Eden Dawn

Style

Columbia Sportswear Unveils Jackets Inspired by Star Wars Prequel Rogue One

Cozier than a fresh-sliced tauntaun.

12/05/2016 By Marty Patail