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    E+ETV: INFOCUS MEETS WITH JAYDA

    Friday, December 19, 2014

    InFocus covers individuals who work hard on and off the clock, individuals who progress through learning and doing, and those individuals who never understood the words, “give up.” “Who the F*ck is Jayda?” “F*ck Jayda!” “I hate that MotherF*cker!” Portland has a very unique hip-hop scene, and I believe Jayda stands out the most. I’ve been a […]

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    Wes Guy- Family Tree

    Thursday, December 18, 2014

    Wes Guy is humble and down to earth person. I believe he’s one of the most authentic artists out there. He’s all about good vibes, hard work and connecting with fellow humans. For his latest video Wes linked up with a few good men to get the first single “Family Tree” off of his upcoming […]

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    A CONVERSATION WITH TUNDE OGUNNOIKI

    Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Printed E&E Vol. 2: A conversation with Tunde Ogunnoiki You have found major success in recent years.  Can you talk about that experience? We’ve been growing… We started off with small accessories, but didn’t really get our pick-up until we dropped our State of Mind hats.  That was a series of 10 hats that all had […]

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    YUNG LEAN is coming for PDX

    Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    If you’ve never heard of Yung Lean, you haven’t been sitting at your computer searching for the next hottest thing out of Sweden, and I forgive you.  However, this Saturday, Yung Lean and his crew Sad Boys along with the Gravity Boys will be coming to tear the roof off of the Hawthorne Theater.  Consider […]

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    A CONVERSATION WITH TZUJI

    Monday, December 15, 2014

    Printed E&E Vol. 2: A conversation with Tzuji “TZUJI.  It’s actually a form of the word ‘tszuj,’ which means to make something more amazing.  TZUJI means you have been tszujed, so I’m gonna Tszuj you now” Fuck yeah. We needed a bit of Tzujing after walking around Agenda all day. Seeing so many booths, clothes, […]

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Jun
19

SUMMER STLYE IN THE PEARL

We are so excited that the Pearl District Business Association has banned together to bring us an exciting fashion show presenting all of the best shops in The Pearl. “Summer Style in the Pearl” is an inaugural fashion show and shopping event series designed to help connect shoppers with the current retail shops (as if we […]

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Jun
17

SWOONING ON.. JUNE 17

1. The cutest family photo we have seen today. 2. This sad answer from Miss Utah. 3. These adorable handmade cards. We. Want. Them. All! 4. This new Leo movie, but it doesn’t come out until November! What will we do? 5. This Portland based brand’s blog. (That’s a mouthful!) 6. This performance happening today from […]

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Jun
14

EGG PRESS

Raise your hand if you hate receiving generic greeting cards. (Ours are up high.) With the resurgence of unique handmade cards and stationery over the years, our card-giving standards have gone way up. Lucky for us, Portland is home to Egg Press, one of the oldest (since 1999!) and most beloved letterpress card companies in […]

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Jun
13

Crowdfunding Workshop (and Beer!)

Looking for some cash for a new project? Crowd Supply, Portland’s own crowdfunding platform, will be holding an event on evening Wednesday, June 19th. Josh Lifton will share his tricks of the trade on preparing, launching and successfully funding your projects. It will also give you an overview of how to use Crowd Supply and […]

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Jun
13

THE DAY HIP HOP (HOPEFULLY) WAKES UP

Welcome to this week’s 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. […]

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Jun
11

Party Snaps: Yo! Vintage x Wildfang #campvibes

Last Thursday, which happened to be First Thursday Yo! Vintage had a party to celebrate their newest lookbook which was a colab with local online retailer Wildfang. With a little bit of help from Poler Stuff the lookbook and party were a #campvibey good time. Editors note: All photos were taken by Portland’s Pretty blogger […]

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Jun
10

SWOONING ON.. JUNE 10

1. This music festival we just experienced all weekend. Tropical storm on Friday but these ladies killed it on Saturday. 2. This semi annoying but hysterical show online. But this one makes us giggle. Is MTV coming back? 3. These best + worst from the Tony’s. And this opening show. 4. These rare colored videos […]

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Jun
10

CARAVAN PACIFIC

Being surrounded by Portland’s talented and innovative makers tends to have an inspirational effect on most people. This is precisely what happened to Shannon Guirl, a former television editor, when she was visiting from New York City. Eventually, Shannon made the move to Portland with her sights set on joining the ranks of the creative […]

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Jun
6

LIZARD LOUNGE SAMPLE SALE

You read that right! They have some back stoke they are getting rid of and it needs to be in your closet. 75% off? We will be there. 

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Jun
6

YO VINTAGE! x WILDFANG COLLABORATION

We’re big fans of vintage clothing destination, Yo Vintage, and tomboy e-commerce site, Wildfang, so the recent collaboration between the two has us all sorts of excited. For the entire month of June, Wildfang will be setting up shop (a mini pop-up shop, that is) at Yo Vintage. To celebrate the commencement of Wildfang “camping out” at […]

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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: