Gift Guide

Local Gifts for Fashionista Moms

From handmade jewelry, to funky totes, to vintage pieces, we've got stylish moms covered for Mother's Day.

04/11/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Flea Market

The Portland Flea Is Back, and Now It’s Weekly

The city’s signature vintage outdoors marketplace stakes its claim on Sundays, from now through October in the Central Eastside.

03/31/2022 By Julia Silverman

Home

Vintage Furniture Gets a Pendleton-Style Upgrade

From rocking chairs to benches, Amanda McLeod gives elegant and funky midcentury-modern designs a second life.

03/29/2022 By Karly Quadros

Style

Craft Work: Portland Clothing Line Maya Meyer

Designer Maya Dahlgreen dropped her day job for a new fashion line with salvaged fabrics, inclusive sizing (maternity, too!), and ethical production.

03/23/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Style

Vintage Fashion Fans Will Swoon Over This Under-the-Radar Portland Museum

Petticoats, opera capes, bustles, and go-go boots abound at Northwest Portland's Bliss House Museum.

02/11/2022 By Julia Silverman

LONG STORY SHORT

Blue Moon Camera & Machine Celebrates 20 Years of Bringing Film to Portland

Jake Shivery’s St. Johns camera and typewriter shop might sell you the last camera you’ll ever buy.

11/10/2021 Edited by Gabriel Granillo

Environment

Spring Cleaning Season Is Upon Us, Portland

Here’s where to donate, sell, and recycle all the stuff you don’t need anymore.

04/22/2021 By Julia Silverman

E-commerce

The Portlander's Guide to Online Vintage Shopping

You want to score the perfect vintage outfit/necklace/planter from the comfort of your couch? Here's where to look.

02/01/2021 By Eden Dawn

Profile

The Woman Who Keeps McMenamins Restaurants, Bars, and Stocked with Antiques and Oddities

Shannon McMenamin oversees a veritable army of antique dealers, designers, artists, builders, and historians.

10/16/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Sneaker Wave

This Portland Shop Is the Holy Grail for Vintage Nike Gear Collectors

The Culture PDX is a vintage wonderland of 750-plus Nike pieces.

10/16/2019 By Jordan Michelman

Television

Amazon's Cute Vintage Voyageur Show Highlights Portland Vintage Shops

Premiering this fall, season 3 of the vintage-focused show will highlight Portland.

06/10/2019 By Eden Dawn

Spotlight

A Mother-Daughter Duo Curate a Home Store You’ll Want to Live In

Trove is the kind of spot where you can snag a 1920s cup set from India and the Pok Pok Som drinking vinegar to go with it.

02/14/2019 By Shayla Norris-York

Lookbook

Artifact Brings Out the Sass in Spring Lookbook

The local vintage shop debuts a lookbook inspired by Blossom lyrics.

02/07/2018 By Eden Dawn

Old Joy

Your Ultimate Guide to Portland's Vintage Shopping Scene

From clothes to jewelry, furniture to housewares, dive into our city's best vintage shops.

11/20/2017 By Eden Dawn Photography by Christopher Dibble

Division/Clinton: Shops

7 Perfectly Portland Shops in the Division/Clinton Neighborhood

Prepare for a trove of chic threads, comic-book finds, stylish stationery, and lady-approved sex toys.

08/08/2017 Edited by Kelly Clarke

The City's Best

Portland's Top Places to Shop

From midcentury furniture to locally designed suits, the best of Portland’s thriving indie retail world awaits you.

06/30/2017 Edited by Eden Dawn

SHOPPING

Magpie Vintage Has Flown to Hawthorne

It’s bigger, better, and more finely tuned. Check out Magpie’s new nest.

05/19/2016 By Claire Colby

TRAVEL DESIGN

These Dreamy Retro Campers Will Make You Think You’re Adventuring in the '60s—But with Wi-Fi

Portland’s Dub Box remakes vintage VWs for the 21st century.

01/25/2016 By Caitlin Collins

LONG STORY SHORT

Talking Indie Stardom and Vintage Threads with Michael Maker

"I’m like the lord of Northwest 23rd. I only say that because I don’t want to say mayor. Who wants to be the mayor?"

01/05/2015 By Danielle Klenak

STYLE SPOTLIGHT

6 Lust-Worthy Vintage Pieces from Xtabay

SE Clinton St shop Xtabay holds racks of vintage finds, including a treasure trove of winter coats and party dresses. Here are six must have items on shelves now.

11/20/2014 By Eden Dawn