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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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Sep
12

The Incorporated’s 15 Cents: Upcoming Events

With only a few days until the weekend, we figured we’d shoot out a reminder about two stellar events in Portland that if you were to miss, we’d simply have to stop being friends. No, but really, Sept 12-13 are about to be live. Start your weekend early! The Rose City Circle will be hosting a […]

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Sep
11

PORTLAND FASHION WEEK

Hope you are ready for some serious fashion shows coming up because Portland Fashion Week is coming to the convention center this Thursday-Saturday. There are several events happening during the days, but we are most excited about the evening shows on each day. There’s going to be a lot going on at the event as […]

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Sep
11

FALL INTO FASHION

Fall Into Fashion, which has evolved from the yearly Fashion Night Out, takes place this evening at Director’s Park. Beginning at 5:30 until 7:30, there will be a fashion show every 30 mins to showcase falls best looks from local and national retailers. An on-site photo booths will create special flip-books and pedi-cabs will be […]

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Sep
11

PDX COLLECTIVE SALE

It’s back! Yay! PDX Collective Sale happens twice a year at The Cleaners at the Ace Hotel and we look forward to it every year. 11 of our favorite retail options in one area and everything is on sale? Yes please. The event takes place this Saturday and Sunday and we suggest getting their early. […]

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Sep
9

SWOONING ON..SEPT 9

These facts we didn’t know about the only item that is always in our fridge.. Siracha. This video capturing parts of Japan we have never seen. These Fall pieces from the always lovely local shop betsy + iya. This streetwear fashion show happening on Thursday. These Instagram accounts to follow during football season. And this clip that […]

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Sep
5

15 CENTS: Life, Rap and Macrocosmic Thinking with Rasheed Jamal

Your new favorite local rapper is not from Portland.  He’s not even from the West Coast.  Rasheed Jamal, born and raised in Hot Springs, Arkansas, moved to Portland a few years ago and has been putting in work on the local scene.  Last December, he dropped his most important work to date, My Beautiful Ugly, […]

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Sep
5

STEEL + INK X TRUST CO

We have never heard of a tattoo artist and axe company doing a collaboration before. We love Trust Co Axes and Portland obviously loves tattoos, so this should be a great First Friday. So swing by Union/Pine from 7-11pm for the collab, photography and of course drinks & food carts. For more info + to […]

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Sep
4

‘Hand-Built for the Long Haul’ Poster Release Party

Longtime cyclist Geoffrey Franklin personally designs, makes and tests every leather bike accessory he crafts by hand. And from the looks of this video, there’s a whole lot of tender loving care. To celebrate the art of handmade craft, Franklin teamed up with Portland photographer Jim Golden. The pair carefully arranged every product Franklin created […]

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Sep
4

WILDFANG’S NEW DIGS

Two weeks ago, we made our way down to SE Grand to check out Wildfang’s new flagship store + office space. We have become close to the founders and their team so we couldn’t wait to celebrate a monumental moment. And we were blown away. Not only is there a teepee changing room, swings, a […]

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Sep
3

GRAND OPENING: DANNER BOOTS @ UNION WAY

Union Way has given us some serious retail location envy. Right between Powells and The Ace, the 10,500 sq. ft. alley way shopping mall retail mecca is home to newly opened shops like Self Edge and soon to be Danner Boots. The premium leather, for-ever-activity killer boots will have a new home starting Sept. 5th. […]

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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 […]

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Aug
29

15 Cents: An Introduction to the Rose City Circle

There’s more to this city’s fashion scene than what Brownstein or Armisen rock on Portlandia. Yes, not everyone wears horn-rimmed glasses and carries a separate bag for their bowling shoes. A few months back, this notion of ‘the other side of Portland fashion’ and its lack of exposure powered a few like-mined entrepreneurs into action. […]

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Aug
28

HAPPENING TONIGHT: FADE TO LIGHT FASHION SHOW

Twice a year, Fade to Light, a multidimensional fashion show takes over the Crystal Ballroom to showcase Portland fashion designer’s newest line. This evening, join us and the fashion community for the show beginning at 8pm. We are particularly excited about the laser cut fashion Emit will present, an always surprising show by Bruce Black […]

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Aug
28

ANDINA: A PERUVIAN TALE

Many of us hard heard of Andina, the Peruvian restaurant nestled in the heart of the NW.  Celebrating 10 years of being in The Pearl, the eatery has a lot to brag about. Surviving in this foodie town for 10 years is deserves some sort of Olympic gold metal. If we could award said metal, […]

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Aug
28

CHICKPEA MAGAZINE: PORTLAND CITY GUIDE

We love to brag about our writers. (They’re the backbone of E+E.) So when we heard that our ever-so-talented writer, Lauren Kodiak, recently wrote a Portland vegan city guide for Chickpea Magazine, we were ecstatic. The digit copy is available now, and the published version will be for purchase this fall. Here is a little […]

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Aug
26

SWOONING ON.. AUG 26

In cased you missed the VMAs last night, here’s a recap. This strange new techie tattoo. This massive chair sale. And their remarks about the chair’s quality. This sample sale that is happening again this weekend! This article about Youtube sensation, Jacob Keller. This foodie event we want tickets too! Nom nom! The fact our […]

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Aug
23

15 CENTS: JACOB KELLER

In this (fairly) new world of the internet and social media, there are a few who are able to harness this energy and build a community of people with a passion for the same things.  Jacob Keller, founder of Always Fresh Apparel, is one of these new internet trailblazers, who used his interest in fashion to […]

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Aug
21

Local Designers: A Talk With Demimonde

Jewelry designer Rachael Donaldson hardly ever creates the same piece twice. Unless you’ve commissioned her for a set of multiples, Donaldson has no plans to replicate her lovingly crafted jewelry. She’d rather let each earring and necklace stand on their own, like mini sculptures. Donaldson’s jewelry features a striking collection of geometric Native American motifs. […]

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Aug
21

SAVE THE DATE: VINTALIER HOSTS NAYARIVA TRUNK SHOW

We must admit, First Thursdays are probably one of our favorite times to wander around The Pearl and Downtown. Some store is always hosting a fun shindig where we can sip on a glass of bubbly or wine and run into friends. Somehow an expensive purchase is always made, thanks you alcohol. Because it is […]

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Aug
19

SWOONING ON.. AUG 19

These reasons from around the world to unplug and get off your phone. This ridiculously cool technology.. we need it in #PDX stat! This strange support group. We would love to sit in. This trailer for a great HBO show. These guys creating something big in our city.

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Aug
19

THE CREATORS MMXII

The Creators – MMXII. Check them out. From the clothing they make to the tunes on their website, we like it all. We sat down with Andrew Wood, one of the guys behind the brand, to learn a bit more. Read on and enjoy.  E+E: Tell us more about how The Creators got going. Andrew Woods: […]

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Aug
15

MOJAVE

  If you’ve been walking the streets of downtown Portland, you’ve probably noticed a new boutique just off W. Burnside, nestled between Solestruck and Yo!Vintage, MOJAVE.  Part LA cool girl, part PDX hipster and part Southwest cowgirl, the mix of clothing and accessories in Mojave is a new and refreshing look at local fashion.  The […]

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Aug
15

REIF x SEAECHO Pop Up Shop This Friday

This Friday, swing by 727 SE Morrison from 6-9 to scoop up a turban by Reif and bag greatness by Seaecho. RSVP to the Facebook event here so you don’t forget! 

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Aug
14

WE LOVE COLLABS: GRAND MARKETPLACE

  We love nothing more than when young upstarts come together to collaborate, to partner, to share their talents. And lately, more have been springing up. First came Portland Flea and Black Box. Then came Union Way scooping up Quin candies, Spruce Apothecary, Danner and New York brand Steven Alan. Now, on Aug. 30, we’ve […]

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Aug
14

OUR NEW HOME @ COMMONWEALTH VINTAGE RENTALS HQ

Right around the same time E+E got off the ground, so did another company – Commonwealth Vintage Rentals. They specialize in unique vintage pieces that you can rent for any event. From the beginning, we have been blown away with their simplistically perfect style. We have watched the company grow + been honored to work with […]

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Aug
14

ANIMAL TRAFFIC X TAYLOR STITCH

When people come from out of town, they always ask where to go shopping. While our list of spots is pretty long, Animal Traffic is always at the top. Tom Erickson, the owner of the growing chain of Animal Traffic stores (see where they their next location is opening here), has collected the best vintage […]

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Aug
13

MERIT BADGE

Merit Badge is bringing about a new wave of catering greatness. Speciality crafted cocktails for your event, a hand crafted bar they bring in to serve said cocktails and a staff that makes the event effortless fun. Husband and wife duo, Matt and Heather, founders of Merit Badge are carving out a name for themselves, […]

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Aug
12

SWOONING ON.. AUG 12

These pre-fabricated houses.. we’ll take two. This new retail spot in Portland – we are pretty pumped about. This ‘totally awesome’ competition involving ice cream. This description of your SnapChat friends. Yup, we got ’em too. This mans totally insane life. Could it really be true? This new hobby we might just pick up.

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Aug
10

abrahams&duffy Last Day Sale

After two years, the carefully curated boutique abrahams&duffy is shuttering its doors. We’re sad to see them go, but co-owners Daisy Grattan and Marissa Rodriguez say they’re moving on to better things with growing families and new projects. In a goodbye email to abrahams&duffy fans, Grattan said she plans to dedicate more time to her […]

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Aug
9

Self Edge Opening Launch Party

Jean enthusiasts, now’s the time get your pants in a tizzy. Self Edge, a boutique selling premium raw denim (selvage) jeans, is heralding the launch of its new Portland location with a Saturday launch party at the 10,500-square-foot Union Way retail center. Everyone’s invited — Sip on some beer, meet husband-and-wife founders Kiya and Demitra […]