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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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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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Sep
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 […]

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Aug
9

POLER X BRIDGE & BURN

  We love collaborations. Especially when they bring together two of our favorite retail spots in Portland’s SW hub for a fun party. This limited edition collaboration will showcase a mixture of Bridge & Burn’s staple pieces with Poler’s camping vibes. Forged by nature, these two companies do an incredible job of bringing the highest […]

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Aug
9

ART TAKEOVER

Art Takeover is coming to Coava coffee this Saturday from 7am-6pm. What is Art Takeover you may ask.. well, art is literally taking over Coava Coffee all designed by Factory North and the beloved Timbers Army. The family friendly event will benefit the Operation Pitch Invasion’s current project, Bless Field. After the art sales are finished […]

Aug
8

THE INCORPORATED’S VIDEOS OF THE WEEK

As guys with 9-5 jobs, we spend a lot of time on the internet.  A LOT.  And I would be bold enough to say that you probably spend a little time on Youtube as well…  Now that we’ve both acknowledged we spend too much time watching online videos, we thought we would share what we […]

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Aug
7

LLAMAPALOOZA

We try to stay away from events that would show up on an episode of Portlandia. Sometimes they are just a bit too.. Portland for us. But when we heard about Llamapalooza, we couldn’t wait to do the most hipster thing we have ever heard of. So, here’s a break down of events happening this […]

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Aug
7

ALLEY 33

Each year, the alleyway off of Hawthorne in between 32nd and 33rd  street gets a complete makeover and is transformed into a  runway for one of Portland’s largest fashion shows. This year, Alley 33 will host local designers with ready-to-wear looks that can go straight into your wardrobe. Your Saturday will be filled with good […]

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Aug
5

Mole Poblano from Cha Cha Cha

We live for a good pairing of an adult beverage and a favorite dish from a local restaurants. While going out is always a good time, putting your colonially skills to good use and creating something mouth watering at home can be even more rewarding (not to mention, rewarding for your bank account). So try […]

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Aug
2

Sidewalk Sales, Book Releases, Free Cocktails, Oh my!

Miranda Lehman “Into Ecstasy!” Book Release + Blood to Bloom Vintage Sidewalk Sale Oh.. first Fridays, how we love you. Especially when there are sidewalk sales, vintage finds, book releases, complementary cocktails and beautiful people hanging outside in the summer evening. Pretty much our favorite thing ever. Where is this amazing event happening, you may […]