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    E+Etv: Just For Kicks Event VIDEO!

    Friday, October 17, 2014

    If you were smart, you were there.  If you pay attention, you’ve seen the PHOTOS.  Now take a trip inside INDEX PDX and check out the E+Etv recap of #JUSTFORKICKS!

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    #JUSTFORKICKS RECAP

    Thursday, October 16, 2014

    Our event last week for this years Design Week Portland was super cool! We had a blast at INDEX PDX and made some new friends with the owners, their friends and family! Mandatory Bounce and DJ Sacrilicious took care of the music while we showcased the custom sneakers created uniquely for this event. The artist include: Ian […]

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    E+ETV:inFocus Wes Guy

    Wednesday, October 15, 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.” Wes Guy is a NE Portland musician, artist, journalist, poet, and F*cking human being. I stepped into the  studio with Wes this summer to talk about his […]

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    WAXED OUT: MYKE BOGAN’S “F*CK YOU” VISUAL DROPS

    Tuesday, October 14, 2014

    WAXED OUT delivers new music to keep your record collection fresh & stacked to the ceiling words by @Evan_Gabriel Myke Bogan continues to add to his musical canon and is making heads turn while doing it. With the August release of Silk Jockstrap, his latest EP (now available on iTunes, ahem) he’s rapidly moving the standard […]

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    E+Etv: inFocus Marcus Harvey

    Thursday, October 9, 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.” This summer I visited founder and owner of Creative 35, Marcus Harvey. Marcus and I sat to talk about what he enjoys about his job, what keeps […]

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Nov
6

CONTENT 2013

This weekend, Ace Hotel presents Content 2013, a collection of local designers who take over the second floor guest rooms of the hotel. Each brand individually transforms a room into a conceptual or multimedia installation that represents their point of view and talent. This year, the list of designers + artist participating is out of control. […]

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Nov
6

CRAZY WIND

A few weeks ago we were going over who would be showing at Content at the Ace Hotel – happening this weekend – and we noticed Crazy Wind. After digging a little deeper, we learned the Japanese inspired line “sources textiles directly from the 100 year old family operated manufacturing house” in the Kurume region […]

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Nov
5

POETRY PRESS WEEK

Poetry Press Week is conceptually mixing poetry and Fashion Week – wherein designers gather to present their new work to an audience of buyers, magazines, journalists, and fashion aficionados. Just as fashion designers do, the poets will select models to present their work to give some measure of distance between themselves and the audience. Each poet will take advantage of […]

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Nov
4

GREY PAW

Great design comes in all shapes, sizes and for just about everyone and everything in Portland. When we first came across the Portland based pet accessory company, Grey Paw, we were instantly impressed with the simplicity and love that goes into each piece. Made for dog + design lovers, Grey Paw dyes, cuts and sows […]

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Nov
1

15 CENTS: INTERVIEW W/ RAPPER, SPOON

It’s not often that I spy Portland streets in the background of my daily Youtube music video sessions.  But a few weeks ago, I came across “Flunkeez Anthem,” a hyphy beat with flows by a fresh looking MC dressed in Supreme and local brand Poorboys, riding in the back of a convertible through industrial SE. […]

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Oct
31

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

Halloween is the only time of the year that you will be greeted by a goblin (mask and all) at work  screaming “GOOOOOD MORNING!” Today’s grey skies and fall chill in the air we slightly hope that ghost from the Shanghai Tunnels come out to scare us. Because come on.. those tunnels are creepy. Plans […]

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Oct
30

SHOP ALERT: IMOGENE + WILLIE COME TO PDX!

Imogene + Willie, the Nashville, Tenn. based jean company + retail store will be opening their doors on W. Burnside this Friday! We have been eagerly awaiting to find out who will fill the empty space and couldn’t be more excited to welcome Imogene + Willie! Their beautifully crafted jeans, tops and swoon worthy one of […]

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Oct
29

MOUNTAIN CITY: WORKING THE GRAIN

  EYES + EDGE is proud to welcome a new member to our family of contributors. Mountain City is a new weekly post each Tuesday highlighting the connection of nature, art, passion and pushing limits from the deep mountain wilderness to the depths of the city. Learn more about  the very talented Willie McBride, the […]

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Oct
28

SCHOOLHOUSE SCHOOL

Working at our new-ish office out of Schoolhouse Electric, we are inspired everyday by the creativity that comes out Schoolhouse Electric, Egg Press and Commonwealth Vintage Rentals. When we heard the companies in the building are getting together for a one-day, hands-on workshop, we got really excited. On Saturday, Nov. 9th, the first ever Schoolhouse School will take […]

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Oct
24

15 Cents: The Incorporated Covers Yeezus Debut

The sign of an amazing song, according to Me’Shell Ndegéocello, is “the moment you play the first three notes and people know the song.” Last weekend Kanye West didn’t even get to the second note of “Runaway” before the crowd inside Seattle’s Key Arena lost their shit. With one finger on a drum machine, Yeezus […]

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Oct
22

SHORT FILM SOCIAL IN SYDNEY

We don’t normally post about things that are too far outside of Portland, but our friends down in Sydney are producing a pretty great event that we would love to attend. This summer (remember, their seasons are opposite…yet another reason we want to attend this event) the Short Film Social is calling for entires to […]

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Oct
17

15 CENTS: BRENT ARNOLD & POORBOYS

Brent Arnold is the man behind The Poorboys.  That’s POrtland-ORegon Boys for anyone who hasn’t been put on yet.  We met up with him at local streetwear mecca Compound to talk about the local scene, what it takes to create a great brand, golf disc, and the “hood” factor.  Like the PDX streetwear scene itself, Poorboys […]

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Oct
15

WILL LEATHER GOODS PARTY

Will Leather Goods is opening a new store and they will be hosting a Grand Opening party this Friday from 7pm-10pm. The new store is located across from Powells off of W. Burnside. Founded in 1981 in Eugene, Will Leather Goods creates the most beautiful leather pieces and all of them will be displayed on […]

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Oct
10

The Incorporated’s 15 Cents: The Creative 35

For the last four months, a group of 16 individuals have been hard at work sharing their passion and motivation to create. Thriving in the already eclectic hub of the Northwest known as Portland, the Creative 35 is a group of young, like-minded entrepreneurs varying in background but sharing the common goal of building a […]

Oct
9

PORTLAND DESIGN AUCTION

This Thursday will mark the first annual Portland Design Auction at beautiful space The Good Mod occupies on West Burnside. The auction, which features 42 artist and designers from the Portland area, is committed to provide a platform for the makers to connect directly with the creative consumers and collectors. Often times, we buy pieces […]

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Oct
8

BAKED PUMPKIN CINNAMON SUGAR DONUTS

This wonderful recipe and pictures come from our contributor, Kylie, from The Baking Bird. Enjoy!  Haven’t you heard? Popsicles are so out and DIY donuts are so in. It’s true. I just packed up my popsicle molds and threw em in the closet. See ya next Summer! (poor popsicle molds). I only made about 3 […]

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Oct
7

DOMESTIC: AN AMERICAN MADE DESIGN SHOWCASE

Hooray! Design Week is upon us! But, with over 80 events going on, it’s hard to keep up. One event we are particularly excited about is Made & State’s event, Domestic: An American Made Design Showcase launching this Wednesday evening. Made & State has asked six of Portland’s top interior designers and shopkeepers to transform urban […]

Oct
3

15 CENTS: JAEFIELDS BY WOOKIE FIELDS

With its official launch party last Saturday, Jaefields showed Portland that they have a lot of great clothing coming its way. Wookie Fields is the man behind the brand, and we had the pleasure of talking to him about his brand, his life and the best sushi in town. E+E: What is your history? School? […]

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Oct
2

BRANDALISM

We are sure you remember the great interview with Antonio Brasko from the guys from The Incorporated. Antionio, the guy behind creative fashion line, Norwood and some amazing freelance work for Nike, Adidas, Intel.. this list goes on. He will be displaying his iconic work this Thursday at an event called Brandalism. The event is an experimental mash-up […]

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Oct
1

“MADDIE ON THINGS” COMES TO PDX!

Back in 2011, Theron Humphrey quit his job, adopted a dog and hit the road. He wanted to create something beautiful that he was proud of and with the money from his backed Kickstarter campaign, he was in business. During his tour, he noticed a strange yet endearing quality about his new pup. She was really good at standing […]

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Sep
27

SWEDISH STYLE POP UP SHOP!

Johan’s Son, a Swedish inspired online shop based in Brooklyn is coming to Portland this weekend for a two day pop up shop. The founder of the shop, Laura Housgard, is a Portland native who believes that minimal and sustainable design can be beautiful. For the pop up event, Johan’s Son has expanded their assortment […]

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Sep
26

15 CENTS: The Grimy Life of Angelo Spagnolo

“The difference between grimy living and ‘white trash’ is self-awareness,” says brand owner and Portland native Angelo Spagnolo, “It is the celebration of the humble way young people live.” We had the chance to talk with Spagnolo about his work, his passions and his outlook on life and fashion. As a staff writer for the […]

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Sep
23

SWOONING ON.. SEPT 23

The Emmy’s. In case you missed it, here’s a recap. This gentleman’s streetwear company launching soon. Interview to come! This art opening on Friday. This amazing interview with the man behind some very creative things. This sale on great vintage finds! Design Week Portland! Don’t forget to get your tickets. Artwork Credit: Judith Biesanz

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Sep
23

ART OPENING: JUDITH BIESANZ

The Portland based artist, Judith Biesanz will be hosting an art opening on Friday, Sept. 26th and Beam & Anchor’s lovely digs. The work that will be on display are scenes from the summer days at the river in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. These pieces are perfect for any space, especially as the Fall sets […]

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Sep
19

LIVING THE GOOD LIFE WITH ANTONIO BRASKO

The good life isn’t necessarily the easy life for Antonio Brasko. He was up at 5am this morning, and probably will be tomorrow as well. The question, “what do you do?” is not an easy one for him to answer: creative director, artist, apparel designer, owner of Norwood (his brand), and owner of his own […]

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Sep
18

NEW PRODUCT FROM REVOLUTION DESIGN HOUSE

Last year, we profiled a local company that was on the rise. Revolution Design House, an American made furniture and accessory company, has grown and recently their Boxcar Planters have completely taken off. Have you seen them yet? Well, they are beautiful! We love the slick, modern design made out of beautiful wood and a […]

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Sep
18

PENDLETON PORTLAND COLLECTION LAUNCH PARTY

Oh, Pendleton Portland Collection..we wish we could afford the whole thing! We saw a few pieces at the Fall Into Fashion show last week, but this Thursday is your chance to see the whole Fall 2013 collection. Stop by Shop Adorn off of NE Fremont for some Pendleton Whisky cocktails, small bites by The Lamb’s […]

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Sep
18

TechFestNW Recap

We saw and heard some amazing talks at TechFestNW this year, including insights from a startup veteran, how tech can help save the music industry and the genius behind the crazy glowing tetrahedrons you may have seen off Martin Luther King Boulevard. Cities such as Portland and San Francisco are brewing with some great talent […]

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Sep
16

SWOONING ON..SEPT 16

This Instagram wish. If only famous writers could have taken selfies… This new device that we are excited to use. Because, who knows when you need a recorder on you?! This heartbreaking news we just heard from the Navy Shipyard. This farm project house that we would love to live in! This Portland maker who […]

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Sep
12

SEAECHO FALL LOOKBOOK

You have seen the bags. They are everywhere around Portland. So when we first saw Seaecho’s Fall Lookbook we had to share it with you. These beautifully handcrafted bags go with everything and should go everywhere with you. The Fall Lookbook “tells the story of a vivacious twenty something, after a night out and the […]