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Heavy Waxed Cruiser by Best Made Company

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Springtime in Portland is turbulent.  The land is shaking itself awake with bursts of hail and rain squalls followed by unexpected afternoons of quiet sunshine.  The cherry blossoms and da ...
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Danner Collaborates with Beckel Canvas Products

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Two of Portland's iconic brands have joined forces to bring us a signature Pacific NW boot just in time for Spring.  Danner and Beckel Canvas have been collaborating on an impressive winter ...
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Five Years One Moto

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Working at the One Motorcycle Show one week after publishing a motorcycle-adventure editorial in Iron and Air magazine, photographer Amanda Leigh Smith was in prime position to capture s ...

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Cloth and Goods: Japanese Vintage Indigo Pillows

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Never have I taken such a firm and committed inventory of my home decor than after being snowed in for three days.  After watching an unhealthy amount of reality television and eating throu ...
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PDX Collective Sale: New Dates! March 1 + 2

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Thanks to the mysterious polar vortex fashionably savvy shoppers get a few extra weeks to make plans for the PDX Collective Sale at the Ace Hotel's event space known as The Cleaners.  Eleve ...
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Valentine’s Day Portland Pink Picks

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Valentine's Day is creeping up fast.  Whether February 14th brings about feelings of love or loathing, a fashionable splash of pink is reason for romance itself.  We rounded up a few favor ...

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Union Special — Denim Repair at Self Edge

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I met with Tyler at Self Edge to find out why the Union Special makes a hem pucker like it does. A little background: the Union Special hemming machine is what was used on pre-1950s Levi ...
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Wood Wood Blot Distress Sweatshirt

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We've all heard of the Rorschach inkblot test, a series of monochromatic blobs on flashcards that illuminate deep psychological traits and trends.  There's something about the symmetry, te ...
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Flat Head 3012 Straight Tapered

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It's time to start the new year with an upgrade to an essential in any Portland wardrobe: winter denim.  Self Edge is now carrying the new Flat Head 3012 Straight Tapered. Denim lovers alre ...

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Wild Mushroom Foraging Knives By Oaks Bottom Forge

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Still in need of a holiday gift that encapsulates everything you love about the PNW, craftsmanship, and straight-up style?  Call off the search.  Wild Mushroom Foraging Knives By Oaks Bott ...
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Milton Quilted Overshirt by Bridge & Burn

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Quilting and chambray sound like the perfect combination whether you're braving the holiday crowds in the crisp downtown air or you're taking off for a slow, solo walk through the Gorge. Bri ...
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Hells Canyon Duffle Coat by Pendleton

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It's freezing.  Walking through the streets of downtown Portland, you will be astonished by the amount of layering one person can achieve.  Scarves wrapped in flannel, over wool, and tucke ...

Tokyo Briefcase by The Good Flock

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There's something about waxed canvas that feels as Pacific NW as evergreen trees. It provides clean lines, low maintenance, and a seasoned sense of longevity. I've really come to appreciate ...
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Dark Wave by OLO Fragrance

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Last Saturday, we climbed the stairs of the Ace Hotel in Portland for a creative takeover on the 2nd floor.  The entire wing was shut down in the name of fashion, art, and fragrance.  The ...
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Quilted Vest by Filson

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Filson is a Pacific Northwest cornerstone.  With its Portland flagship store in the Pearl, it has that distinct feel of wool, work wear, and well crafted production that we love.  While I ...

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Two Tone Chukka at The Woodlands

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If you haven't made the transition from loafers to wintery footwear, you're in deep denial.  For some of us, the promise of boots and wool-lined shoes can usher in a sense of cool weather ...
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Marine Layer’s Otis Woven

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I stumbled upon the latest addition to the Union Way shopping alley last week when I had some time to wander in the late afternoon.  Marine Layer is tucked into the center of the bustling ...
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Uniform Wares Watch

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Watches are highly personal.  For a long time, I refused to wear one.  It felt like a shackle keeping me from the recklessness of creativity and the ability to get lost in something that ...

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Supply Jacket by Rogue Territory

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Fall has arrived in Portland.  The cold rain, dark skies, and pumpkin flavored everything are here to remind us to settle in and get cozy for the upcoming months.  This season ushers in ...
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Pop-Up Portland: Indochino Traveling Tailor

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This week only! Indochino will be in Portland offering their customized fits of men's suits and shirts through their pop-up Traveling Tailor shop.  Indochino, an online retailer based ...
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Wy’East Gloves by Poler

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Gloves always seem like an afterthought, a non-essential that you grab on the way out the door or find balled up in your coat as you head out into the January rain.  I don't think I ...

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Danner Store Opens in Portland

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Danner has been in Portland a long time but not like this.  Last Thursday the Portland company (now a part of LaCrosse Footwear) opened its new lifestyle-concept retail store in the ...
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Reverse Seam Shirt in Blue Herringbone by Steven Alan

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  Midnight thunderstorms, breezy blue skied mornings, and stretching mountain shadows call for transitional wear that effortlessly floats between the last days of summer and the ...
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Menace Jacket by Brixton

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The only good thing about summer ending in Portland is the arrival of fall fashion.  The Menace Jacket by Brixton is from their Fall 2013 collection and eases us into warmer Portland ...

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Self Edge Opens in Portland

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Even with the threat of a steamy summer thunderstorm, Self Edge packed its new shop with friends and fans to celebrate their arrival in Portland last weekend.  Self Edge's handpicked and ...
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Steven Alan & Takara Jewelry

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Making friends with the neighbors and supporting local design, it didn't take long for Steven Alan to do what we do in Portland: collaborate. Steven Alan, the New York retailer known for ...