• WAXED OUT: DEBUT RELEASE FROM THE STAND4RD

    Thursday, November 13, 2014

    WAXED OUT delivers new music to keep your record collection fresh & stacked to the ceiling words by @Evan_Gabriel  Last week, four kids with computers from St. Paul dropped the self-titled album that has single-handedly been making the internets shit themselves. Who are they? Four musicians, all under the age of twenty-five. Not to mention […]

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    SAMPLE SALES RIGHT NOW

    Thursday, November 13, 2014

    Nothing sets us right like a sample sale. 90% off? Yeah, we’ll take that. There’s a few big sales this weekend that you need to know about and market in that calendar right-da-f-now. Otherwise, you will be a sad puppy. Solestruck Shit Show – treaking out to Tigard has never felt so good. The Solestuck sample sale […]

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    NO…CHOPSTICKS II IS CLOSING!

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014

    The day that we have been hoping would never come is here… Chopsticks II, our favorite of favorite dive, karokee bar on E. Burnside, will close it’s doors. We were hoping this wasn’t going to happen but with the new apartment complex built almost on top of the smoking section and patio at Chopsticks II, […]

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    DREAM JOB: PAUSE DESIGNS

    Tuesday, November 11, 2014

    Creating badass toys for a living, Pause Designs caught our attention with their chainsaw panda bear. Aftering doing a bit of digging, we found the guys behind Pause are ‘Canadian art guys specializing in apparel, illustration, vinyl toys, painting, switchblade combs, sculpture, all-day breakfasts, and looking cool at parties’. We caught up with Eric to […]

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    PAINT SOUP

    Friday, November 7, 2014

    We’ve been wondering what has been going on around 9th and W Burnside for awhile now. There has been paper covering the windows for a few months and all of the suspense was making us wonder if it was just going to be another Stumptown opening up. Nope! Tomorrow night swing by MAAK LAB from […]

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Jun
6

THE INCORPORATED’S 15 CENTS

Welcome to The Incorporated’s 15 cents! The Incorporated is a clothing brand, but more than that, we are a group of kids that are deadset on never growing up. Born in Seattle and now located in Portland, the northwest is our home, and its trees, forests, lakes, rivers and streets are our playgrounds. Having grown […]

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Jun
5

PINO

“Life is too short to wear boring clothes.” Yes, yes it is. Crispin Argento, the main man behind PINO, a tailored apparel company, is always dressed to the nines. He is the type of guy you want to bring home to mom because he is either wearing a bowtie or pocket square (sometimes both) and […]

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Jun
3

SWOONING ON.. JUNE 3

1. This beautiful video and the dancers behind it. Check out their Kickstarter! 2. These $100 wedding dresses. Yep, you read that right. 3. Everything at this vintage shop in Aurora. Read all about it here. 4. This collab with two local fashion giants! And their party on Thursday! 5. This Portland native living in […]

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May
30

PDX DINING MONTH + NEGRONI WEEK

June brings the promise of sunshine and warmer days (fingers crossed), but also an abundance of amazing food and drink specials. Starting June 1st, locals and visitors will have the opportunity to feast on beautiful three-course meals at $29 each for Portland Dining Month (check out our interview with Bar Avignon chef, Eric Joppie, from […]

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May
29

CREATE + CULTIVATE PORTLAND

As you might have heard, our lovely co-founder, Delia, has accepted a position as Director of NO SUBJECT‘s new Portland office. While we’re sad to lose her, we’re so excited for what she’s planning with the Los Angeles-based NO SUBJECT team. Her first big event? Create + Cultivate, an inspirational day of workshops, DIYs, creative […]

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May
29

THE INCORPORATED

A few Fridays ago, the E+E was invited to ADX to a spring line launch entitled “Straight from the Slums of ’89 and ’90”. We didn’t know what we were in for, but Mark McGinnis from The Incorporated clothing company invited us and we thought what the heck. We checked out their lookbook and was […]

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May
29

ADX 2 YEAR BIRTHDAY BASH

ADX, Portland’s beloved workspace and creative incubator, is celebrating its second birthday on June 1st. In honor of the special day, ADX is throwing a birthday bash complete with food, beer, bands, games, races, prizes and a car and dog wash. Yes, that’s right. Bring your dirty cars and pups to the event and let […]

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May
27

SWOONING ON.. MAY 27

1. This sexy, hilarious and perfect photobomb. 2. And these sexy animals who may or may not be flirting with you. 3. These mojitos. Hot weather and Sauvie Island anyone? 4. This great San Fran event. Yes, please. 5. These beautiful images. Thanks Vogue. 6. This girl’s Instagram.  Like woah. 7. This meme. We feel […]

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May
24

PDX BEER WEEK

Portlanders love their beer. So much so, that there’s an entire week (technically, 11 days) dedicated to celebrating it. From June 6th to June 16th, the city will be flooded with beer-centric events and specials for the third annual PDX Beer Week. We’ve rounded up a list of the festivities to help you map out […]

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May
22

Vintalier: Vintage for the Office

Lady-like blouses are a specialty at Vintalier, a carefully curated shop that recently opened in the Pearl District. The shop’s racks of office-ready vintage finds reflect the sensible taste of owner Ellen Hsu’s personal wardrobe. “Honestly, I’m practical, a little bit fun, a little bit sophisticated,” Hsu said, laughing. “When I first came here [to […]

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May
22

The Man Behind Bridge & Burn

One of Erik Prowell’s first T-shirt designs showed a man holding a match to a bridge, with the words, “Don’t look back.” Those words resonated with Prowell, founder of the Portland brand, Bridge & Burn. They reminded him of the risk he took when he switched from a career in software programming to apparel design, […]

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May
21

Cardamom Rose Gin & Tonic

Last Friday, I went on a cocktail crafting spree. It was just one of those Fridays where I needed to do something creative. Make a fancy cocktail, take some pictures of a fancy cocktail, edit pictures of fancy cocktails… you get the picture (no pun intended). I made a deeeliciously boozy milkshake and then this […]

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May
20

SWOONING ON.. MAY 20

1. This fun + beautiful shop. Article to follow next week. 2. This almost vegan cake. We want it for breakfast! 3. This is great. Thanks Ms. Swift for finally being cool. 4. These croissant-donut hybrid out of NYC. Who will be the first to do it in PDX? 5. This adorable fashion blog by the cutest […]

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May
17

SPECK MOUNTAIN

On May 19th, Chicago band, Speck Mountain, will be making a much-anticipated stop in Portland on their west coast tour. With warm vocals from lead singer, Marie-Claire Balabanian, and dreamy, mesmerizing guitar from Karl Briedrick, Speck Mountain’s style has been aptly dubbed, “ambient soul”. Balabanian and Briedrick (who are considered musical soulmates) share the songwriting […]

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May
15

BUCKET’S – THE PORTLAND PRESS

We introduced you guys to Crowd Supply last week, Portland’s next generation crowdfunded e-commerce that picks up where Kickstarter and other platforms leave off but today they launched something that we thought you might like as well. As of today you can help support Bucket’s, The Portland Press, a french press for your Mason jar, manufactured […]

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May
14

(Almost Vegan) Everyday Chocolate Loaf Cake

  Ok, let me first start off by saying that you know you have the most badass kittens ever when they behave during a food photography shoot while blasting some ZZ Top on the record player (ie. not jump on the kitchen table full of delicately placed reflector boards, powdered sugar and cake crumbs everywhere). […]

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May
14

WARBY PARKER CLASS TRIP

The Warby Parker Class Trip school bus is making a stop in Portland this Thursday! As part of an effort to bring the Warby Parker showroom experience to life, the team is visiting 9 cities in 6 months on a cross-country road trip of sorts. In case you’re not familiar with the brand, Warby Parker’s […]

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May
13

HOLLY STALDER AT OPEN SEASON

Tonight is the first installment of The Mercury’s annual fashion show Open Season. We are excited for all of the designers in this four day show, but we’re definitely  holding our breath for Holly Stalders’ show this evening. We stopped in on Saturday to get a sneak peak at her shop, Haunt and we walked away […]

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May
13

SWOONING ON…MAY 13

1. These photos from the “Follow Me” series. Cool concept. 2. The fact Portland Mercury’s 9th annual spring fashion show, Open Season starts today. 3. This branding portfolio. 4. Matchbook’s 15 best Sylvia Plath quotes post. 5. The illustrations of Brazilian artist, Matheus Lopes. 6. The NIKE DUNK iD X NYLON collaboration where you can […]

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May
10

OPEN SEASON: WHO’S WHO

Four days. Seven of Portland’s emerging fashion designers. Next week, the Portland Mercury is hosting its ninth annual spring fashion show, “Open Season: Fashion Lives Fast.” The four-day event will showcase some of the city’s most anticipated collections at intimate venues across Southeast Portland. http://openseason.strangertickets.com/ Get the lowdown on each of the featured designers:

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May
8

TRIIBE MOVEMENT

Triibe Movement: A creative entity. Mission: Freeing Minds. Fear = Control. No fear. No control. Know fear. Know control. Best friends from birth, and with the same creative mission in mind, Miá Charnelle and Diamond Jeanise Ferguson started a movement. During the day, they’re filming, shooting photographs, graphic designing, editing and designing clothing, and at […]

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May
7

CROWD SUPPLY X WILD OUTDOOR APPAREL

There’s exciting news for all you outdoorsy people. It’s Portland, so we are assuming there are a lot of you. Wild Outdoor Apparel is Crowd Supply’s newest e-commerce launch (TODAY). Haven’t heard of Crowd Supply yet? They are the next generation crowdfunded e-commerce that picks up where Kickstarter and other platforms leave off. They provide product […]

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May
7

TRUST CO.

As we start to plan out the camping season, we start to realize that we need some new gear. Tent, sleeping bag and outer apparel are all taken care of (or we just borrow them from our friends) but sometimes it’s what you don’t think about (until you are in the middle of the forest) […]

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May
6

SWOONING ON…MAY 6

1. This limber little blogger and his amazing photos. 2. The Dalai Lama starts his talks in Portland on Thursday. Here is a fun little preview, he’s funny as well inspiring! 3. These paintings made of… 4. This summer roll recipe, because we spend way too much at thai restaurants. 5. This NYT article about […]

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May
5

FREDFEST

We know that today is Cinco de Mayo, but if you prefer beer over margaritas and birthday cake over tacos, you should check out FredFest, “the littlest big-beer festival in the world — or at least in Portland”. This is the 8th annual birthday celebration for Fred Eckhardt, a well-loved and respected octogenarian beer writer, […]

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May
3

Get Caught Red Handed

We are always looking for a night filled with fun drinks, great people and something to celebrate. This Saturday, the 13th annual Red DressParty is sure to stir up some hilarious hijinks. They are bigger and better than ever this year. The team behind the event has an amazing new space and lots of themed […]

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May
3

MEET PAULINE KIM.

Meet Pauline Kim. She styles. She jet sets between PDX and NYC. She has a wardrobe we all want. E+E: How long have you been styling and how did you get into the business? Pauline Kim: I fell into the business almost 10 years ago, right after college when I moved to NYC. An amazing […]

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May
3

Vaginal Davis and Philadelphia Wireman

There is an endless amount of art in this city. From First Thursday to Last Thursday, this city is brimming with all sorts of creativity. Starting today and running through June 1st, Adams and Ollman’s gallery is pleased to present a two-person exhibition featuring Vaginal Davis and Philadelphia Wireman. An opening reception will be held […]

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May
2

Solestruck, Punk Fashion and a Blackbox Block Party

Until a year ago, Solestruck didn’t have a men’s presence, said Henry Bae, the assistant men’s buyer for the brand. Much like the broader world of fashion, Solestruck primarily caters to women. The brand showcases edgy women’s shoes, including chunky high heels, silver metallic loafers and combat booties with a sole so thick they look […]

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May
1

DERBY DAY W/ HARDING & WILSON + LIZARD LOUNGE

The beginning of May somehow got to be the busiest week yet. Block parties, gallery openings and of course, the infamous Derby Day. We like to dress up, plus we like men in bow ties, so when we heard Harding & Wilson were having a viewing party at Lizard Lounge, we were automatically in. Bring […]