Hello! I’ve put together a new list of fun things happening in Portland over the next few weeks. The second listing below is a biggie–be careful out there, you guys!! Also, here are a few photos from Pendleton: The Portland Collection coming Fall 2013. HAPPY FRIDAY! ♥

✚ Tonight, Friday, Feb 22, is the Revel In Portland launch party. There will be curated vendors, music, film, art, and more. All proceeds going to The Right Brain Initiative. Any donation will get you in + a copy of Revel in Portland Vol I! Join the fun from 6PM–9PM at The Cleaners at Ace Hotel 403 SW 10th Ave. MORE INFO.

✚ This Saturday, Feb 23, is the big Pendleton: The Portland Collection Fall 2012 Sample Sale!!! Sizes XS—XL. 70% OFF. Prepare for a FRENZY! Maybe wear a helmet? Goes from 10AM—4PM at the Pendleton Building at 224 NW Broadway. MORE INFO.

✚ This Saturday, Feb 23, Portand Garment Factory is having their gigantic FABRIC SALE from 10AM—4PM. Tons and tons of fabric. They have a HUGE perfect condition vintage fabric collection to sell as well!!! Super high end 50s/60s/70s fabrics for cheap. PLUS, food carts, mimosas, treats and tunes. PGF is at 408 SE 79th St. MORE INFO.

✚ On Wednesday, Feb 27 is Fade to Light: A Multidimensional Fashion Event at The Crystal Ballroom. The doors are at 7PM and the show starts at 8PM. GET TICKETS! There will be new designs by: Bryce Black, Ms. Wood, Clair Vintage Inspired, Studio SKB, Chicago Harper, Emit, Wandering Muse and Gregarious T. Cline for PINO. MORE INFO. Crystal Ballroom is at 1332 W. Burnside.

✚ On Friday, March 1, UNION/PINE will be hosting Art of Garment–a fantastic showcase that features the work of some beloved Portland-based clothing designers: Aniela Parys, Michelle Franklin (current Project Runway), Emily Katz, Heather Treadway, Cassie Ridgway of Mag-Big, Rio Wrenn of R.A.W. Textiles, Jennifer Brown of Under the Root and Sonia Kasparian of Urchin Re: Design. There will be an assortment of sketches, renderings, pattern pieces and finished works will be featured in the evening’s showcase. Come celebrate Portland’s local fashion community with drinks, food and wonderful people from 7PM—11PM! UNION/PINE is at 525 SE Pine St. MORE INFO.

✚ On Friday, March 1, Union Rose is having their big Cleaning Sale from 6–9PM during Montavilla’s First Friday hullabaloo. It’s a big sale to get ready for spring! Union Rose 7909 SE Stark St. MORE INFO.

✚ On Wednesday, March 6, join PSU’s Department of Art for the Say My Name, Say My Name Open House from 5PM–7PM! Help celebrate their programs, rad students, and their new name and structure. Their three departments, Art History, Art Practices, and Graphic Design, will present an evening of specially curated exhibitions and events. MFA and BFA studios will be open to the public for tours. Drinks and refreshments will be provided in the Autzen Gallery and AB Lobby Gallery from 5–7pm. MORE INFO.

✚ On Thursday, March 7, make sure to come to the REIF x PATTERN PEOPLE Launch Party from 6PM–9PM! Celebrate the launch of REIF’s amazing new turbans and headbands adorned with Pattern People’s Bauhaus inspired prints. At Yo Vintage 413 SW 13th Ave.

✚ On Thursday, March 7, Popina is having their Grand Opening Party for their new Hollywood neighborhood shop! Come celebrate from 6PM—9PM. There will be beach hair makeovers, swimwear fashion shows, music, cocktails, prizes, big giveaways AND free daycare. All merchandise will be 20% off. There will be a hot tub for taking a dip in your new suit! Hollywood Popina Swimwear is at 2030 NE 42nd Ave. MORE INFO.

✚ On Sunday, March 17, the next Portland Flea will be taking place at Union/Pine. Lots of amazing vendors! Located at 525 SE Pine St. MORE INFO.

✚ On Sunday, April 21, the Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale: Portland Edition will be happening!!! This year they’ll be raising funds for Cat Adoption Team and Green Acres Farm Sanctuary’s Save Our Sheep project. These bakers are no joke–everything is GOOOD and a good deal. Tip: Bring your own box, tin or bag to carry your baked goods. The fun benefit event is at Mississippi Marketplace from 10AM–3PM. Do you want to donate baked goods? MORE INFO.

Flutter has changed owners! It’s staying in the Flutter family–stop by and give Cristin, Sara and King some love! Flutter is at 3948 N. Mississippi Ave. MORE INFO.

✚ Portland designer Michelle Lesniak Franklin from Garnish boutique is competing right now on Season 11 of Project Runway and right now Garnish has some of her Au Clothing designs for sale–there are some raincoats and knit dresses down at the Pearl District location at 404 NW 12th Ave.





The Portland Collection Fall 2013. Images courtesy of Pendleton.

7 Responses to “I HEART PDX”
  1. Maggie says:

    Gah I wish I could just transport to Portland for the Pendleton sample sale!!

  2. anne says:

    Portland is just the mecca for all things cool and easy. I love being part of this beautiful artistic wilderness. xox

  3. tamera says:

    That first jacket WILL be mine – though maybe boob stripes aren’t the best idea? Maybe just the umbrella. This is probably my fave collection from them, in years.

  4. Amy says:

    I am loving these sneak peaks of the 2013 Portland Collection! (Now if only they would decide to do a spring/summer line.)

  5. Lisa L. says:

    I kind-of need to go to Portland now.

    Hope you have a blast going to these events! :D

    Mostly Lisa