I HEART PDX
Hello! This summer is just zipping past, don’t you think? There hasn’t been that full on PDX slacking vibe yet and August starts tomorrow — that’s BANANAS. There are so many fun events that we’re just going to have to sloth by the river or head for the hills later in the month. Here is my mighty list of rad things happening in Portland. Have fun! Remember to wear sunscreen and hydrate! Also check out the beautiful new collection of housewares, lighting and jewels from the fine local folks at Pigeon Toe Ceramics! SO GOOD. xo Jen
➔ I HEART PDX
♥ Now thru Monday, Aug 18. Mon-Sat 11AM-6PM, Sun 12-5. Wonderful Woonwinkel is having their big SUMMER SALE right now with up to 70% off thru 8/18. In-store and online! Stop by the amazing Portland shop! Woonwinkel is at 935 SW Washington St. MORE INFO.
♥ Now thru Monday, Aug 4. Shop Adorn is having their big 2nd Annual Summer Shop Sale. Snap up clothing and accessories for up to 50% off — things are going fast and the discounts increase each day of the sale. You can also shop the Shop Adorn sale online. Shop Adorn is at 4120 NE Fremont St. MORE INFO.
♥ NOW. Call for submissions! Event is Sunday, Aug 10. 2PM. Local designers! Get your submission forms in quick for the FashioNXT Show happening this October 8–11. All ready-to-wear and couture designers with an annual revenue below $50K are welcome to apply! Judges will select the finalists to show at the FashioNXT runway show. REGISTRATION + MORE INFO.
♥ Each Thursdays thru Thursday, August 28. Doors at 7PM, music at 8PM and films start at dusk. The 10th annual Top Down: Rooftop Cinema event on the top of the Hotel deLuxe parking structure is going on! The music stars at 8PM and the films start when the sun goes down. This year the films are Notorious, Bottle Rocket, The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T, Vanishing Point, Edward Scissorhands and The King of Comedy. I suggest buying your tickets in advance because some of the shows will be really popular. Top Down: Rooftop Cinema is at SW 15th & Yamhill. MORE FILM INFO + TICKETS.
♥ Fri, Aug 1 & Sat, Aug 2. Doors 7PM + Show at 8PM each night. The Style in The Pearl 2014 Fashion Show & Shopping Event will feature fall 2014 styles from some lovely local boutiques for 2 nights! Opening night, Friday, August 1, will featuring looks from FlairWalk, Silkwood, EG Page, Garnish, Vintalier, and Lexi Dog. On Saturday, looks from Mabel & Zora, Leanna NYC, Folly, Rachelle M. Rustic House of Fashion, Parallel, and Physical Element will be featured. There will be a pop up shop to nab your favorites from the runway right after the show. Plus, raffles and more! All ages. Located at Really Big Video Studios at 525 NW 10th Ave. MORE INFO.
♥ Showings on Fri, Sat & Sun evenings thru Aug 31. It’s been going for a few weeks, but NW Film Center is screening the films of Wes Anderson and films that have influenced his work in their series WES’S WORLD: WES ANDERSON AND HIS INFLUENCES! So many good films from now through the end of August. The Royal Tenenbaums, Brewster McCloud, Bottle Rocket, The Last Detail, The 400 Blows, Voyage to the Edge of the World, The Life Aquatic, Fitzcarraldo, The River, The Darjeeling Limited, The King of Marvin Gardens, The Tale of the Fox, Fantastic Mr. Fox, King Kong, Moonrise Kingdom, Black Jack and Small Change are all coming up. SOOO FUN! NW Film Center is screening these at Whitsell Auditorium 1219 SW Park Ave. TICKETS + MORE INFO.
♥ Sat, Aug 2 & Sun, Aug 3. 11AM—6PM each day. RSVP HERE to attend. The popular SF outdoor, sustainable Urban Air Market is coming to Portland with a big pop-up marketplace at Zidell Yards. The two-day event features makers and brands that were selected based on their method of sustainability in design, quality and originality. There will be 100+ vendors, live music, art installations, food vendors and a beer garden. Come out and see BOET, Liza Rietz, Beckel Canvas, Indie Ella, Amira Jewelry, ADX, IPRC and lots of other fine folks. Urban Air Market is at Zidell Yards at 3030 SW Moody Ave. MORE INFO + RSVP.
♥ Sunday, Aug 3. 8PM until it’s over. Lowell is having a closing party for their art show with Jeffrey Hale and Lila Jarzombek. To keep the Roky Erickson love going — The Woolen men will be playing a special set of cover tunes. Lowell is at 819 N. Russell St. MORE INFO.
♥ Thursday, Aug 7. 6PM—9PM. Stop by Betsy & Iya for the fun Modern Metal Hair Tie Release Party with Caravan Pacific and Studio ERG! Shop the beautiful new Caravan Pacific copper and brass hair ties while enjoying sips and snacks with lots of wonderful people. You can also shop the whole Betsy & Iya shop and there will be complimentary braiding with the purchase of a hair tie by local lass Emily Katz. YAY! Betsy & Iya is at 2403 NW Thurman St. MORE INFO.
♥ Thurs, Aug 7 thru Fri, Aug 15. 6PM—9PM party on Aug 7. Lovely Pearl District shop, Vintalier, will be hosting a week-long pop up for Maven Collective! The fun starts with an opening party on First Thursday, Aug 7 from 6PM—9PM. Come shop for the beautiful vintage housewares that the Maven Collective ladies are known for at their Montavilla location. Vintalier is located at 412 NW 13th Ave. MORE INFO.
♥ Fri, Aug 8 (4PM—7PM) & Sat, Aug 9 (10AM—4PM). Come by the Grand Marketplace Open House and Grand Flea Market. Grand Marketplace will be having an open house with wine and snacks, chats with vendors and an early viewing and first dibs on all of the the wonderful vintage things you’ll find at the Grand Flea Market the following day. There will be 30 vendors at the flea market and yummy food trucks. Grand Marketplace is at 1005 SE Grand Ave. MORE INFO.
♥ Sat, Aug 9. NOON—5PM. Come to TWIST for a wonderful jewelry trunk show with designer Pippa Small! Pippa will be bringing her dazzling new collection as well as beautiful one-of-a-kind pieces to the NW 23rd shop. TWIST is located at 30 NW 23rd Place. MORE INFO.
♥ Sat, August 9. 11AM—6PM. The 17th Annual Alberta Street Fair is coming up. There will be over 300 vendors of products, crafts and food lining NE Alberta Street between 11th and 30th Avenues. Plus, music, beer gardens and fun for the kids. It’s a biggie! MORE INFO.
♥ Saturday, Aug 16. 10AM-3PM. Come to the Barrow PDX Sample Sale at Duplex Gallery. There will be pretty jewels, discounts galore, free gifts with purchase, artwork by David Keller, treats ad mimosas! Duplex Gallery is at 219 NW Couch St. MORE INFO.
♥ Wednesday, Aug 20. Doors 7PM. Show 8PM. Get your tickets now to Fade to Light: A Multidimensional Fashion Event at Crystal Ballroom. A lovely evening with new collections by featured designers: Bad Wolf Clothier, Bryce Black, The Elephant Room, Emit, Everett K, Mag-Big, “Primal Haunt” Shelby Morgan & Kate Troyer Collection, Studio SKB, Urchin Re-Design and WWJJD. TICKETS + MORE INFO.
PHOTOS ABOVE: The stunning new Pigeon Toe Ceramics collection.