Fashion History

A Stitch in Time

A look at three centuries of Portland's fashion scene and its impact on the world.

03/22/2021 By Eden Dawn Illustrations by Sarah Donofrio

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

DIY

Designer Laurs Kemp Posts Free and Easy Fashion Projects to Try at Home

From jazzing up thrift store berets to turning old silk scarves into ruffly sleeves, this video series makes it easy to dip your toe into sewing projects.

02/26/2021 By Eden Dawn

Shopping

Portland Athleisure Brand Sania Marie Is Inspired by Women’s Strength

Alaina and Laphael Knight’s clothing line is designed for the do-it-all boss lady who loves to laugh.

12/29/2020 By Jagger Blaec

Music

Portugal. The Man’s New Single Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The song is a collaboration with "Weird Al" Yankovic and Indigenous artists.

10/12/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Art & Design

These 5 Local BIPOC Artists Are Bringing Awareness to the BLM Movement

Where words tend to fall short, design brings alarming truths.

09/23/2020 By Sam Pape

Coronavirus

Businesses in Portland Finally Open Back Up, But Who Knows for How Long?

A few days after Multnomah County entered phase one, it's not yet business as usual.

06/23/2020 By Julia Silverman

The Weekenders

Spring Fashion 2020: Dreaming of Style and Adventures

One day we will again pack our bags with locally made looks, from silk jammies to varsity jackets.

04/24/2020 Styled by Eden Dawn Photography by Christopher Dibble

Staying stylish

Portland Stylists Offer Covid Hair Tips

Bang trims, hair health, roots tips, kids cuts, and more.

04/02/2020 By Fiona McCann

Body

An Alberta Skin Care "Kitchen" Introduces Your Face to the Garden

Blendily makes all-natural body goods fresh from flowers and herbs grown and foraged around Portland.

08/27/2019 By Eden Dawn

Insider’s Guide 2019: Fashion

An Emmy-Winning Costume Designer Reveals Her Must-Hit Portland Style Spots

Portlandia vet and Psychic Bar co-owner Amanda Needham steers us through the city’s style scene.

03/26/2019 By Fiona McCann

Outdoor Apparel

Union Way's Newest Tenant Sells California Culture

Starting May 5, Sacramento-based outdoor "lifestyle brand" All Good pitches its tent in downtown Portland's West End.

05/04/2017 By Ramona DeNies

STYLE

Native American Fashion Design Shines in a Landmark Exhibit

The Pacific Northwest has a strong presence in the traveling show, on at the Portland Art Museum.

05/19/2016 By Eden Dawn

GIFT GUIDE

Don't Forget a Present for Mom!

Mother's Day is upon us. Before Sunday's brunches and flowers arrive, pick up something special for mom.

05/04/2016 By Claire Colby

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

STYLE SPOTLIGHT

Portland Native Opens "One-Stop Shop for Rad Ladies" in the West End

Whitney Goodman's WM Goods takes over the old Canoe space with indie lines, quality pieces, and good taste.

02/15/2016 By Eden Dawn

RUNWAY

Panties on the Runway: A Review of Unmentionable Lingerie Show

Nine designers brought sexy to the Doug Fir stage this week. See the bras, undies, robes, lace, and velvet in our recap.

02/11/2016 By Eden Dawn

LOOKBOOK

Bold New Beauties from Betsy & Iya

The local jewelry powerhouse hits the style target again with a new lookbook chock-full of big brass beauties.

02/10/2016 By Eden Dawn

EVENTS

Your Guide to January's Top Style Events

Design classes taught by local fashion favorites, drag queens on tour, and boutique anniversaries. January has it all.

01/15/2016 By Eden Dawn

FILM

14 Fashion Films to Get You Through the Holidays

From 1954's White Christmas to this year's Iris, we have over 24 hours worth of stylish films to fill time.

12/21/2015 By Eden Dawn