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Hello! Get some coffee–I put together this mammoth new roundup of very fun events happening around Portland for you! Keep in mind that almost every shop in town has a pretty stellar sale section happening right now. Like, crazy amazing–and so many special pieces to scurry back home with. Have lots of fun! Spread the word! xo
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♡ Today, Friday, Aug 2 from 12-3PM and tomorrow, Aug 3, stop by the big Tanner Goods Sample Sale! Wonderful wares—previous season goods, factory seconds and unreleased samples. There will even be hot coffee and cold brew coffees provided by Stumptown Coffee Roasters. Tanner Goods is located at 240 N Broadway, Suite 012. MORE INFO.
♡ Tonight, Friday, August 2, from 7–9PM at Summerland, Victory and Haunt—there is an evening of cocktails, 15% off everything in each shop and a sweet raffle! Summerland is upstairs in back at 811 E. Burnside, Haunt is downstairs at the same address and Victory is just a few doors down on the next block at 729 E. Burnside. FUN TIMES! MORE INFO.
♡ Also at 811 E. Burnside tonight, Sword + Fern is having a fun first Friday. From 6-9pm, all of their house plants and apothecary items will be 20% off. Plus, Erin Leckenby of Healing Magic of the Future will read your tarot cards all evening. MORE INFO.
♡ Tonight, Friday, Aug 2, come to Tilde for the Jessica Swift art opening reception from 6–9PM. Comse view her original mixed media paintings and snap up her book! Tilde is at 7919 SE 13th Ave. MORE INFO.
♡ This Saturday, August 3, there is going to be a big summer sidewalk sale at OKO! You’ll find discounted goods from the OKO, plus lovely things from BOET, Hazel Cox, Liza Rietz, Kelly Pottery, Emily Katz, Hsin Yi Huang, Gail Heymann and more! Stop by 11AM–6PM. OKO is located at 2774 NW Thurman St. MORE INFO.
♡ Abrahams & Duffy is closing their Alberta boutique and having major sales on everything right now. The sale % will increase every few days up until their last day of business, Saturday, August 10. Abrahams & Duffy is located at 2215 NE Alberta St. MORE INFO.
♡ On Saturday, August 10, get ready for an evening of awesome fashion at the Alley 33 Fashion Event! Come see wonderful looks from Au Clothing (Michelle Lesniak Franklin of Project Runway), Filly, Sara Bergman, Sarah Bibb for Folly, Aniela Parys Designs, Mag-Big, Amelia, Clair Vintage Inspired, Carolyn Hart, Lift Label, Allihalla, J. Calderon, Poema, Lizz Basinger, Under the Root, Jitterbuggin and Make It Good. There will also be some lovely Alley 33 cocktails from New Deal. Alley 33 Fashion Event will be at 3279 SE Hawthorne Blvd. MORE INFO + TICKETS.
♡ On Saturday, August 10, Caravan Pacific, Pigeon Toe Ceramics, Studio Olivine and The Opulent Project will be having it’s 1st Seconds Sale together from 11am – 3pm at their FourTwoFour Space! They’ll all be selling “seconds” or products that don’t meet regular retail standards. The difference is often minor. 10%—50% off retail! FourTwoFour Space is located at 424 N. Tillamook Street.
♡ On Wednesday, August 28, the Fade to Light: A Multidimensional Fashion Event takes place at The Crystal Ballroom. Fade to Light showcases the work of both established and emerging designers within the Portland fashion community, including Project Runway winners and alums and graduates from The Art Institute of Portland and Portland Sewing’s Fashion Forward Program. These designers not only design their collections in Portland, they also do almost all of their manufacturing in Portland and 100% of the manufacturing is done ethically and sustainably. New collections will be shown by Bad Wolf Clothier, Bryce Black, Chicago Harper, ElizaBeth Rohloff, Emit, Michelle Lesniak, Quick Study, Studio SKB, and Wandering Muse. TICKETS + MORE INFO.
♡ Pam’s lovely shop, Ink & Peat, is having their huge SUMMER SALE right now! Their sale section is fantastic with everything in it marked down 30–50%. Ink & Peat is at 3808 N. Williams Ave. MORE INFO.
♡ Consign Couture has opened a second location inside Branch + Birdie boutique in the Montavilla neighborhood. They are stocking a rotating selection of gently worn women’s designer clothing from brands such as Alice+Olivia, Diane von Furstenberg, Ella Moss, Marc Jacobs and more. Stop by! Branch + Birdie and Consign Couture at 8021 SE Stark St. MORE INFO.
♡ Did you know that Steven Alan just opened a Portland location!? Yep–it’s official. They are located at SW 11th and Stark in the Union Way alley. They are carrying their line, Acne, Band of Outsiders, more wonderful brands from all over and some wonderful Portland makers like OLO, Takara Jewelry and more! MORE INFO.
ABOVE IMAGES: 1. Lovely Nicole in her Portland shop, Victory. 2. A great bag from Portland’s Tanner Goods. 3. A beautiful dress made by PDX designer, Liza Rietz. 4. A pair of very cute new boots at Victory (15% off tonight–see event listing above). 5. I LOVE and want this great lamp from local makers, Caravan Pacific.