Aloha! Here is a big list of Portland fun times you are cordially invited to over the next few weeks. SO MANY THINGS. Have lots of fun and spread the word! I’ve also included some photos from the sweet Bridge & Burn x Makelike collaboration. Hawaii 503 = PDX untropical NW dreamboats! More HERE.

“Hawaii 503 is a Hawaiian inspired textile print featuring elements unique to the Pacific Northwest: abundant plant life like Rhododendrons, Dogwood blossoms and Douglas Fir trees, as well as our prevelant lakes, clouds and rain.”–Bridge & Burn x Makelike


Tonight, Friday Aug 9, come by the Poler shop downtown from 6–9PM to celebrate at the launch party for the new Poler x Bridge & Burn collaboration. Poler is at 1300 West Burnside, Suite 300. 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.


This Saturday, August 10, is the big 16th Annual Alberta Street Fair! MORE INFO.

This Saturday, Aug 10, is Abrahams & Duffy’s last day before they shut their doors and they’re having major sales on everything right now. Abrahams & Duffy is located at 2215 NE Alberta St. MORE INFO.

This Sunday, Aug 11, there is a collaborative SUPER SALE with SUPER MARKDOWNS happening at the Luce event space. Come shop the awesomeness from Una, Lille, Stand-Up Comdedy, Adam Arnold and Machus from 11AM–4PM. Crazy good deals! Get there early to nab all the best loot–this sale is mania inducing. SUPER SALE at 2138 E. Burnside. MORE INFO.


The 9th Annual Top Down: Rooftop Cinema is going on! The Northwest Film Center is showing films each Thursday on top of Hotel deLuxe’s parking structure at SW 15th & Yamhill. More info and tickets!

On Sunday, August 18, the next Portland Flea will be taking place at Union/Pine. Lots of amazing vendors! Located at 525 SE Pine St. MORE INFO.

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.

Wonderful local fabric shop, Josephine’s Dry Goods, just got in a bunch of beautiful Liberty fabrics and Aboriginal cottons from Australia. Plus, they have some fun classes coming up in September! Josephine’s Dry Goods is at 521 SW 11th Ave #100. 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.

On Thursday, Sept 12th, Relish will be having a wonderful natural bedding and home linens trunk show with Teixidors from Spain. Relish Home Interiors is at 1715b NW Lovejoy St. MORE INFO.


Images from Bridge & Burn. Photos by Randall Garcia


Photography: Randall Garcia
Stylist: Audrey Brown
Models: Kate Troedsson + Zachary Jones
Location scouted by: Space Design

2 Responses to “I HEART PDX”
  1. kelsey says:

    awesome! thanks for giving us a list!

  2. Cat Wurdack says:

    For the salsa curious and hardcore, salsa enthusiasts – the 17th Annual Salsa en Calle 2013 (“dancing in the streets”) Sunday, Sept 1, 11am-11pm @ the East Bank Festival Plaza (next to the Hawthorne Bridge) with salsa great Oscar D’Leon & his 17-piece orchestra. Oh, free salsa lessons -because you know you’ve always wanted to!

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