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    Portland erupts into chaos, just like everywhere else…

    Wednesday, November 26, 2014

    Shout out to Kevin from V1 Creative for hitting the streets last night and capturing some images of the protest that went down.  From the looks of it, it was crazy with the freeway stopped, cops using their bikes as weapons and shields and the usually serene neighborhood of SE went UP on a Tuesday! […]

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    G-EAZY brings the Bay to the Roseland!

    Wednesday, November 26, 2014

    G-Eazy came to town tonight and it was a party!  With close ties to Portland, G felt at home running through his list of hits while bringing out a number of acts from the Bay as well.  Getting to see E-40 perform tell me when to go was worth the whole ticket! Thanks to G, […]

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  • WAXED OUT: GRAPE GOD + SLICK DEVIOUS INTERVIEW

    Saturday, November 22, 2014

    WAXED OUT delivers new music to keep your record collection fresh & stacked to the ceiling words by @Evan_Gabriel  This month, local time-travelers Grape God and Slick Devious released their first collaborative project titled Paint Soup. With production from Skelli Skell and features from Maze Koroma and Banz Stackroyd, Grape and Slick use the space […]

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  • 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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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
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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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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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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 […]

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Throwback Thursday: Outkast’s “Aquemini”

April 20th, 2007 was a special day for me. By virtue of an unexpected day off from JV Baseball and with the stars aligning, I came to posses one of Hip-Hop’s most treasured gems of the 90’s. While there was no good reason for practice being cancelled that day, nobody really argued: 4/20/07 was a […]

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Jul
31

CAPITAL HILL BLOCK PARTY

Portland’s Pretty headed up north this past weekend to the Capital Hill Block party where she hung around the pretty people of Seattle. The weekend was filled with music, food, beers and sunshine mixed with snapping some photos of the best dressed people. Could we ask for more? PS. The first photo is a PDX […]

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Jul
29

SWOONING ON..JULY 29

The “time to get out of town” edition of Swooning On..   We have been on a little vacay back home and we have finally parted with our phones for a minute to do some of this. This crafty collaboration we are dying to go to.. in LA! Wishing everyday life was a little more […]

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Jul
25

A Day At the Races: Your Guide To Betting

Portland is known for its many facets: hipsters secretly loving everything they hate, brewing beer by any means necessary and a bottomless hunger for vintage clothing. What is seldom associated with the Rose City, however, are its horse races where, not surprisingly, you find all these common traits plus more. July 21st marked the 69th […]

Jul
23

PENDLETON THE PORTLAND COLLECTION FALL ’13

We are just as obsessed with Pendleton fabric as you are. And when we saw their fashion show at Open Season a few months ago, we couldn’t get enough of their newest Portland Collection. Here is their newest video presented by GROWop showing off their swoon worthy Fall ’13 collection. Enjoy! Pendleton The Portland Collection […]

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Jul
18

MANDATORY BOUNCE – THE INCORPORATED’S 15 CENTS

Let us introduce you to Portland’s newest musical sensation, MANDATORY BOUNCE.  We got tired of doing clothing, design, photography, movies and writing, so we got into music too.  One of our troops here at The Incorporated, Evan, has been dj’ing for years, and got me roped into it as well.  What we do is mix […]

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Jul
17

Jewelry, Headbands, Horse Racing + More Girl Shit

There is so many girly things going on this weekend. So leave the boys at home and grab your favorite lady friend. Midsummer Magic: Free Headband Workshop Sometimes we wish we could rock a floral headband everyday. In a perfect world, we would. But at least on Saturday you can head over to Yo! for […]