Style

This Portland Makeup Artist Is Inspired by Beer Cans

Vivi Moss recreates craft beer can designs, using her face as a canvas.

06/20/2021 By Cami Hughes

Home Décor

3 Local Ceramists Show Off Their Envy-Worthy Pieces

From stately planters to chill mugs to one-of-a-kind sake sets, there’s something for everyone.

05/18/2021 By Eden Dawn

Feature

How a Washougal Man, Known as 'The Blind Woodsman,' Became a TikTok Star

John Furniss uses his spatial memory and a special measuring tool to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind bowls and canisters for his adoring social media fans.

12/26/2020 By Eden Dawn

A Look Back

The Most Read Stories About Retail and Small Businesses in 2020

Virus clauses, Black-owned business shopping guides, and unemployment updates. Get caught up on the top 10 stories you cared about this wild year.

12/23/2020 By Eden Dawn

Fashion Event

Sneaker Week 2019 Is Here!

Returning for the third year the programming includes a forum for African-American footwear designers, the Blazers playing 3 on 3 in Chinatown, and so many sneaker lovers.

08/09/2019 By Conner Reed

Style

Hair and Makeup Maven, Renegade Artist … and Sea Captain?

Get to know Portlander Randi Whipple.

04/24/2018 By Eden Dawn

Dance Pop

Frankie Simone Turns Hate Into a Powerful Pop Anthem

Portland's newest pop sensation is ready for war.

03/28/2018 By Eden Dawn

Style Spotlight

North Portland's Cloak & Dagger Is the Cheers of Barbershops

The two-year-old N Williams barbershop combines a welcoming bar-like vibe with serious styling talent.

09/26/2017 By Kayla Brock

EMERGING DESIGNER

German Madrigal’s Modern Style

How a missing kidney, countless lattes, and Beyoncé turned German Madrigal into Portland fashion’s next hot name.

12/21/2015 By Eden Dawn

STYLE PROFILE

Bobby Bonaparte on Gender-Neutral Clothing and Keeping Fashion Local

Bobby Bonaparte on the Asian aesthetic and why gender-specific clothing is on its way out.

10/19/2015 By Eden Dawn

STYLE PROFILE

Vivian McInerny: Portland’s Fashion Ambassador

The Oregonian’s pioneering fashion editor on the story behind our clothes, dressing to her mood, and spotting Beyoncé before Beyoncé was Beyoncé.

07/20/2015 By Eden Dawn

WORKSHOP

Kiriko's Vintage Japanese Blues

A small Portland line turns antique Japanese fabric into forward-thinking style.

11/12/2013 By Caitlin Feldman

STYLE SPOTLIGHT

40 Favorite Summer Shoes

Get ready for summer with our roundup of cute (and cheap) hot weather shoes.

06/13/2013 By Eden Dawn

Spotlight

Meet Darcelle, Drag's Iconic Portland Designer

Glitter, glam, and drag are all mainstream today, but Darcelle has been putting on the glitz for 50 years. See her most iconic looks and listen to a bonus po...

06/03/2013 By Eden Dawn

Slideshow

Unmentionable: A Lingerie Fashion Show

The sassy looks from the Secret Society's lingerie runway show.

02/11/2013

CORNER SHOP

Old Town's Table of Contents

International designers abound at this thoughtfully curated Chinatown boutique.

01/30/2013 By Alex Gamez

PRET-A-PORTLAND

Portland's Premier Shoe Design School

Launched by a design prodigy, Pensole gives some of the country’s most talented designers a leg up.

01/23/2013 By Eden Dawn

Style Spotlight

Agave's Denim Decade

A look at locally based Agave Denim as they celebrate ten years past and look to the future.

08/30/2012 By Eden Dawn

Feature

Golden Girls

Dee's Golden Door salon helps to revive a bygone era of community as a cast of regulars return week after week, month after month, year after year, and decade after decade.

11/09/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

Style

The Frill of it All

Trend Watch: Lace

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass