I Heart PDX!
There are so many amazing art, fashion and sale events coming up in Portland that I thought it would be fun to put a nice big list together for all my NW readers (and you lovely visitors from faraway lands!). Luckily, a lot of the events that fall on the same day are close to each other. Have a good time!
➔ THURSDAY, MAY 3
♡ Darling Buds of May
Come out for the Darling Buds of May fun opening night and celebration of all things lovely from 6–9pm! Vintage and new garments, accessories, shoes, flowers and more from Summerland, Clever Nettle, Yo Vintage, AK Vintage, Better Late Than Never, Fieldwork Flowers, Solestruck, Seaecho and Psychic Siamese Terror. This rad pop-up shop will be open for the entire month of May! MORE INFO. Find this amazing shop at 213 SW Ash St. #211.
♡ May Trunk Show at Eden!
Come down for the dreamy trunk show featuring jewelry, lingerie and fashion designs from Pure Jewelry, Meagan Hardy, R.A.W. Textiles and Urchin Re.Design. Music and drinks, too! MORE INFO. 6pm—? at Eden 221 NW 11th Ave.
♡ Radish Underground Party + Amy Sacks Eyewear Trunk Show
Join the Radish Underground girls for their annual mini golf party and putt-putt for discounts in the shop. Photography show by Paul D. Thompson. Also, come try on eyewear from Amy Sacks to help support animal rescue! MORE INFO. 6-9pm at Radish Underground 414 SW 10th Ave.
➔ FRIDAY, MAY 4
♡ Happy Birthday, Frances May!
This Friday is Frances May’s 4th Anniversary and they are having a big sale in the Portland shop AND online with code: FOURYEARSOLD from 12AM to 12AM. MORE INFO. The PDX shop is at 1013 SW Washington.
♡ Shop Adorn Grand Re-opening Party + Trunk Show
Nicole and company have rebuilt their sweet Shop Adorn after a tragic fire burned through the Portland shop this past January. Come celebrate with them from 4–9PM and see a lot of new styles (The Portland Collection + Ms Wood) and a trunk show with Kut from the Kloth. MORE INFO. Shop Adorn is at 4120 NE Fremont St.
♡ Grant Michael Grand Opening Party
Come see the new shop that is “filled to the brim with industrial antiques, obscurities, lighting, and garden pieces”. Food and spirits from 5pm—? at Grant Michael 109 SE Salmon St.
♡ Bernadette Breu Big Sale
I love this place so much. Come down to Bernadette’s shop for 30% off on almost every chandelier, sconce and lamp. Starts Friday at 11am and runs through the weekend. Bernadette Breu is at 1338 SE 6th Ave.
♡ Spring Trunk Show at Flora
This very special occasion at Flora with three designers in the shop, chocolate delicacies to sample, a makeup artist, tea and bubbly. Find something for mom! Come see Favor Jewelry’s pretty summer collection, Amy Wing’s ballet-inspired Blossom Collection, and Amy Olson’s pretty new jewelry works. MORE INFO. 5–8pm at Flora 917 SW Washington St.
♡ Julianna Swaney Art Opening at Lille
Come see Juliana’s artwork “Dreams in the Daytime” on First Friday at Lille Boutique from 6–9pm. MORE INFO. 1007 E. Burnside.
♡ William Damiano Art Opening at Nationale
Come see Portland artist, William Daniano’s, solo exhibition of watercolors. 6–9pm at Nationale 811 E. Burnside.
♡ Natasha Estelle Djuhandi Opening at Haunt
Come see beautiful work from 19 year old fashion photographer, Natasha Estelle Djuhandi. Come see her new photographs featuring her muse, emerging model Malene Jensen. 6–9pm at Haunt 811 E. Burnside.
➔ SATURDAY, MAY 5
♡ Lille Boutique’s B-Day bash at Holocene!
Join the ladies of Lille for some fun and a Lille lingerie modeling from 6–9pm. Food (cupcakes!), drinks (House Spirits!), good music, dancing and a big raffle of $1,000 in gift certificates throughout the night. Also, a nice benefit! MORE INFO. At Holocene 1001 Southeast Morrison St.
♡ Popina Swimwear Sale
BIG sale on lovely swimwear for 2 days. 5/5 & 5/6! At Popina in the Pearl 318 NW 11th Ave.
♡ Ellington Handbags Grand Opening
Ellington has moved to NW 23rd and will be having a 20% off sale on all bags and wallets. Jewelry giveaways, too! There will also be a wine tasting and from 12–2pm the Koi Fusion food truck will be serving up Korean/Mexican fusion. Festivities are from 10am—6pm at 1211 NW 23rd Ave.
➔ THURSDAY, MAY 10
♡ Tilde’s Big Mother’s Day Sale
Debbe is offering 20% off nearly everything in her shop to celebrate mommas. The Tilde sale starts Thurs, May 10 and runs through Sun, May 13. Lots of new stuff! MORE INFO. Tilde is at 7919 SE 13th Ave.
➔ FRIDAY, MAY 11
♡ Mother’s Day Shopping Event
Get 20% off at Ink & Peat, Yoga Shala, Tinymeat, Queen Bee, Myoptic, Lodekka, and Wanderlust from 5–8pm! Find these shops in the 3800–3900 block of N. Williams Ave. MORE INFO.
➔ SATURDAY, MAY 12
♡ Silvania Trunk Show at Mabel & Zora
Stop by from 2–6pm for the trunk show with Georgia Kirkpatrick of pretty cotton apparel for her label, Silvania Apparel. MORE INFO. At the Mabel & Zora shop at 48 Northwest 11th Ave.
♡ Open Season Fashion Show
The Portland Mercury’s 8th Annual Open Season Spring Fashion Show is at SandBox Studios (420 NE 9th Ave) this year and will feature new work from Jessica Anne, Julia Barbee, Sara Bergman, Haunt, Isaac Hers, Martine, Dawn Sharp, Shadow Sisters, Siljan, Poler, R.A.W. and Reif! MORE INFO. Doors open at 7pm. Show at 8:30pm. 21+ event. TICKETS HERE!