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Hello, Portland sweethearts! This weekend is exploding with hearts and bubbly and many good reasons to go out and support our local shops! The snow caused a lot of financial pain for our big-hearted little businesses and they could really use our coming out in force to support and love on them right now. AND many of them are still donating to charities while they’re struggling because that’s how our town rolls. Have fun out there! xo Jen

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NOW thru Sunday, February 12. Stop by Tilde for the big annual Tilde Valentine Sale! It’s 20% off EVERYTHING — jewelry, bags, accessories, watches, candles, scarves, home goods, soaps, and more. You can shop Tilde online and use the code: VDAY. Tilde is located at 7919 SE 13th Ave. MORE INFO.

Friday, February 10 from 4PM to 8PM. Stop by Woonwinkel for a fun Valentine’s Event with Natalie Joy. Natalie Joy will be debuting her new collection and there will be delicious Alma chocolate, bubbly, a raffle, and free gift wrapping. Woonwinkel is located at 935 SW Washington St. MORE INFO.

Saturday, February 11 from 3PM to 6PM. Pop by Alder & Co. for the Notary Ceramics Trunk Show! Meet the designer and pick up beautiful, special new pieces while you sip some lovely rosé. 10% of all sales will be donated to the Portland Planned Parenthood chapter. Alder & Co. is located at 616 SW 12th Ave. MORE INFO.

Saturday, February 11 from 11AM to 6PM. Get to Porch Light and write a bunch of sweet love letters on vintage typewriters! Keiran and her crew is setting you up with loads of paper, postcards, envelopes and stamps to choose from. They will even have a list of the names and addresses of your senators and representatives if you want to send them a little note as well. Designer Amy Olson will be at Porch Light from 1PM to 5PM with her beautiful, handmade jewelry! Plus, the ladies will be serving up yummy hot tea from Portland’s T-Project all day. AND shop dreamy spring bouquets for sale through Tuesday and 20% of the flower sales will be donated to the ACLU. YAY! Porch Light is located at 225 NW 11th Ave. MORE INFO.

Saturday, February 11 & Sunday, February 12 from 3PM to 6PM. Stop by Spartan for the Love + Ceramics Trunk Show with Portland designer Kati Von Lehman this weekend. Sip champagne with sweet people and shop Curry’s beautiful wares. Spartan is located at 1210 SE Grand Ave. MORE INFO.

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Saturday, February 11 & Sunday, February 12. Get over to the big Small Shops, Big Hearts event on Mississippi Ave this weekend! Have fun during two days of sales, trunk shows, gifts, treats, wine tastings, and lots more. FLUTTER will be hosting Vetiver Designs jewelry trunk show and a Messina Bitters tasting. PISTILS NURSERY will be offering 20% off plants with purchase of corresponding planter. THE HERB SHOPPE will be serving special snacks from their special Chef Nicole and 15% off all custom blends. To celebrate their 3-year anniversary on the 15th they will be offering 15% off through the 15th. LAND GALLERY will have ‘69 Valentines: A Visual Tribute To The Magnetic Fields’ up. HALF PINT – will be having a Sweethearts Sale that weekend: 15% off all sales for you and your loved one (partner, friend, lover etc) and will be handing out chocolates as well. SHE BOP will be giving out chocolates. PDXCHANGE is doing a free raffle—win a $25 in store gift card for the winner and their Valentine. PAXTON GATE is doing a New Deal Distillery tasting and a jewelry trunk show on the 11th. As well as a Honey, Mead & Bee Fest on the 12th. VERDE COCINA will be featuring a dessert special from Rawdacious Desserts, a bubbly cranberry cocktail special, and all day happy hour. FLEX & FLOW are doing an Acro Yoga workshop sponsored by Portland Juice Co, with giveaways. BLACK WAGON will be hosting a Valentine Pop Up Shop by Leo Valentino with champagne and cookies; proceeds go to the Children’s Cancer Association(CCA). MOLOKO will be serving chocolate martinis! GYPSY CHIC 20% off store discount, wine and cookies! OREGON DELI premium craft smoked meat variety packs for the meat lover in your life. MORE INFO.

Saturday, February 11 from 12PM to 5PM. Stop by Beam & Anchor for a Valentine’s Day trunk sale with Wood & Faulk, Machete Pocket Knife jewelry, and Ashley Hardy Ceramics. There will be drinks and 10% of sales will be donated to the ACLU. Beam & Anchor is located at 2710 N Interstate Ave. MORE INFO.

Saturday, February 11 from 12PM to 4PM. Stop by Mantel to shop while you sample wines from Lange Estates Winery and nibble mini cupcakes from Posie’s. Shop for Valentine’s Day… Galentine’s… Palentine’s… or just some much needed self-care and self-love. Mantel is located at 8202 North Denver Ave. MORE INFO.

Saturday, February 11 from 7PM-10PM. Hey Valentines, come downtown for A Celebration of Romance with Jane’s Vanity! It will be a fun, decadent evening with the latest collections of luxurious European lingerie and loungewear. There will be a fashion show, jewels, floral crowns, champagne, local wine, and more. SO MANY BEAUTIFUL THINGS. GET TICKETS + ENTER LINGERIE GIVEAWAY! (P.S. 20% off code: HONEYK20 thru 2/10)

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Sunday, February 12 from 11AM to 6PM. Make sure to stop by and shop the fun Sundaze Collective Market this Sunday at The Cleaners at Ace Hotel! There will be 13 AMAZING designers and little shops selling their beautiful goods. The perfect place to shop for dreamy things for yourself, your friends, your family, and your sweethearts for Valentine’s Day. Shop beautiful clothing, accessories, jewels, apothecary, ceramics, home goods, art, wall hangings, stuff for the kiddos, vintage, flowers, floral arrangements, and delicious sweets! Participating Shops + Designers: The Yo! Store, Sweetheart Bakery, Alexa Stark, Laurs Kemp, Bosque Design, Age to Come, Little Feral • Friend Assembly, Sandbox Ceramics, IAMTHAT Shop, Natalie Joy, Fieldwork Flowers, Johan. The Sundaze Collective is located at 403 SW 10th Ave. MORE INFO.

Sunday, February 12 from 12PM to 4PM. Stop by Backtalk for Tarot Readings by Jewelie + Polaris Jewelry Trunk Show! See what kind of magic is going to cross your path this year and shop Kaliska’s simple Polaris geometric jewelry designs — stacks and hoops and other beauties made in Portland. Backtalk is located at 421 SW 10th Ave. MORE INFO.

Tuesday, February 14. 11AM to 6PM. Mantel will be hosting a pop-up with Work/Shop, offering beautiful floral bouquets, and pouring complimentary bubbly all day. Mantel is located at 8202 North Denver Ave. MORE INFO.

Friday, February 17. Come to the Frances May Party with artist Caleb Walter Reed! Stop by and celebrate the new window collaboration — the show is entitled: “I’m going to float away for a while” and the paintings feature select items from Frances May Spring 2017 buy seen through the artist’s lens. The paintings on view will be for sale along with a limited edition run of tote bags with proceeds going to the artist. Complimentary drinks served by Tusk make this night even more lovely. Frances May is located at 1003 SW Washington St. MORE INFO.

NOW thru Saturday, February 25. Get out to the 40th Annual Portland International Film Festival! Float away to many other worlds and broaden your perspective with over 100 films. FILM SCHEDULE + TICKETS

Wednesday, February 22. Doors at 6:30PM. Show at 8PM. Get your tickets for Fade to Light: A Multidimensional Fashion Event at Crystal Ballroom! You’ll see new collections from Andres Pinedo, COLTY, Fräulein Couture, Geeks in Amsterdam, MOORE, One Imaginary Girl, and Wendy Ohlendorf. Fade to Light showcases the work of both established and emerging designers within the Portland fashion community in a dynamic fashion show that encourages designers to think outside the box with their runway presentations. Designed in Portland and 100% of the manufacturing is done ethically and sustainably. Plus, DJ Gregarious will provide music and visuals. Happy 5th Anniversary, Elizabeth and Fade to Light! A portion of the show proceeds will go to benefit the ACLU. All ages. Bar with ID. The Crystal Ballroom is located at 1332 West Burnside St. MORE INFO + GET TICKETS

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Wednesday, February 22 at 6:30PM. Stop by the Salvage Works showroom for Fisher Poets: An evening of sea stories and poems from people who love and earn a living on the water. Salvage Works is located in Kenton at 2024 N. Argyle Street. MORE INFO.

Saturday, February 25 from 10AM to 6PM. It’s happening again! Come by the big Betsy & Iya Bazaar! You’ll find textiles, rugs, baskets, hair accessories and jewelry from all over the world for amazing deals. The shop will be full of one-of-a-kind items — they are transforming their shop into a lively world market full of colors and textures! Betsy & Iya is located at 2403 NW Thurman St. MORE INFO.

Vía Raíz Pop-Up Goes Online. Hey! Remember our little Vía Raíz Portland Shop Visit from over the holidays? Well, hopefully someday Jennifer will have a brick and mortar storefront, but for now we can shop Vía Raíz online! So good.

Now thru autumn. There are lots of amazing workshops listed at Wildcraft Studio School now! There are dozens of classes, including several with indigo dye and Shibori, but there are a few really catching my eye: Wooden Spoon Carving, Traditional Japanese Natural Dyes, Marbled Textiles, Block Printed Textiles, Folklore of Flowers, Botanical Drawing: Columbia Gorge Wildflowers, Herbal Wines, Cordials, & Elixirs, and Columbia Plateau Plant Fiber Basketry. See more classes HERE.

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PHOTOS: Some of my current faves from Alder & Co. and a beautiful bouquet from Hilary Horvath Flowers located inside the Alder & Co. space. See details for their upcoming trunk show and ways they’re supporting Planned Parenthood Portland.

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Hello, friends! It’s been a while and I’m happy to back and ready to focus on all the wonderful things to do in our very wonderful city. Group hug, guys. Times are definitely rough right now and I am reminded many times a day how lucky I am to live here in Portland. Seeking out and sharing some of those things and many of the folks that make our community such a good place to be — is a joy. Anyways, I love you — have some fun out there. xo Jen

P.S. Get in on my fancy lingerie giveaway from a lovely Portland company!

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Thursday, February 2 thru Sunday, February 5. Pop on over to the Baby & Company Winter Warehouse Sale Pop Up! The wonderful Seattle boutique is coming to our town to offer us some sweet deals (40-80% off) on clothing, shoes, and accessories. The Baby & Co. pop up is at 618 NW Glisan Ave. MORE INFO.

Thursday, February 2 from 6PM to 9PM. Get over to Bridge & Burn tonight for the fun launch party for the Bridge & Burn x Kiriko Collection collaboration — a first for the two beloved Portland brands. Hang with some wonderful folks and be the first to see the new limited edition apparel collection for women and men designed by Bridge & Burn and made with heritage Japanese fabrics sourced by Kiriko. There will be door prizes, wine, and a special Japanese treat. Bridge & Burn is located at 1122 SW Morrison St. MORE INFO.

Friday, February 3 from 5PM to 7PM. If you miss the launch party Thursday, you can head to Kiriko on Friday to shop the Bridge & Burn x Kiriko Collection! American workwear, a minimalist Japanese aesthetic, and beautiful heritage Japanese textiles make up this wonderful collection for women and men. Kiriko is located at 325 NW Couch St. MORE INFO.

Saturday, February 4. YAY! Thicket opens for the season this Saturday. I recommend gardening as productive escapism that keeps on giving. Thicket is located at 4933 NE 23rd Ave. MORE INFO.

Sunday, February 5 from 11AM to 5PM. My fellow ladies with a D+ up top! For busty ladies by busty ladies — stop by Busty Girl Apparel Pop Up Shop with Exclusively Kristen: Chic Fashions for Larger Bosoms at The Pencil Test — a D+ lingerie boutique. They are teaming up to bring busty women style and proper fit. The Pencil Test is a lovely lingerie boutique that specializes in D+ cup bras and expert bra fittings. Exclusively Kristen offers high quality, made in the USA apparel designed to flatter, fit, and complement DD+ women, sizes 4-20. The Pencil Test provides an inclusive environment where everyone can feel sexy and welcomed. All Exclusively Kristen items purchased at the event will be 10% off. The Pencil Test is located at 2407 NE Alberta St. MORE INFO + EVENT RSVP

Sunday, February 5 from 3PM-5PM. Stop by Nationale this Sunday for the opening reception of Text means Tissue — the solo exhibition and publication release from visual artist and poet Francesca Capone. You’ll see Capone’s woven textiles as well as a collaborative sculpture with LikeMindedObjects. The publication itself, which will have its own release party on February 26, is centered on women’s relationships with cloth and comprises of writings and textiles from over thirty artists. Nationale is located at 3360 SE Division St. MORE INFO.

Thursday, February 9 thru Saturday, February 25. Get out to the 40th Annual Portland International Film Festival! Float away to many other worlds and broaden your perspective with over 100 films. FILM SCHEDULE + TICKETS

Friday, February 10 from 4PM to 8PM. Stop by Woonwinkel for a fun Valentine’s Event with Natalie Joy. Natalie Joy will be debuting her new collection and there will be delicious Alma chocolate, bubbly, a raffle, and free gift wrapping. Woonwinkel is located at 935 SW Washington St. MORE INFO.

♥ Saturday, February 11 from 12PM to 4PM. Stop by Mantel to shop while you sample wines from Lange Estates Winery and nibble mini cupcakes from Posie’s. Shop for Valentine’s Day… Galentine’s… Palentine’s… or just some much needed self-care and self-love. Mantel is located at 8202 North Denver Ave. MORE INFO.

Saturday, February 11 from 7PM-10PM. Hey Valentines, come downtown for A Celebration of Romance with Jane’s Vanity! It will be a fun, decadent evening with the latest collections of luxurious European lingerie and loungewear. There will be a fashion show, jewels, floral crowns, champagne, local wine, and more. SO MANY BEAUTIFUL THINGS. GET TICKETS + ENTER LINGERIE GIVEAWAY! (P.S. 20% off code: HONEYK20 thru 2/10)

Tuesday, February 14. 11AM to 6PM. Mantel will be hosting a pop-up with Work/Shop, offering beautiful floral bouquets, and pouring complimentary bubbly all day. Mantel is located at 8202 North Denver Ave. MORE INFO.

Wednesday, February 22. Doors at 6:30PM. Show at 8PM. Get your tickets for Fade to Light: A Multidimensional Fashion Event at Crystal Ballroom! You’ll see new collections from Andres Pinedo, COLTY, Fräulein Couture, Geeks in Amsterdam, MOORE, One Imaginary Girl, and Wendy Ohlendorf. Fade to Light showcases the work of both established and emerging designers within the Portland fashion community in a dynamic fashion show that encourages designers to think outside the box with their runway presentations. Designed in Portland and 100% of the manufacturing is done ethically and sustainably. Plus, DJ Gregarious will provide music and visuals. Happy 5th Anniversary, Elizabeth and Fade to Light! A portion of the show proceeds will go to benefit the ACLU. All ages. Bar with ID. The Crystal Ballroom is located at 1332 West Burnside St. MORE INFO + GET TICKETS

Wednesday, February 22 at 6:30PM. Stop by the Salvage Works showroom for Fisher Poets: An evening of sea stories and poems from people who love and earn a living on the water. Salvage Works is located in Kenton at 2024 N. Argyle Street. MORE INFO.

Vía Raíz Pop-Up Goes Online. Hey! Remember our little Vía Raíz Portland Shop Visit from over the holidays? Well, hopefully someday Jennifer will have a brick and mortar storefront, but for now we can shop Vía Raíz online! So good.

Now thru autumn. There are lots of amazing workshops listed at Wildcraft Studio School now! There are dozens of classes, including several with indigo dye and Shibori, but there are a few really catching my eye: Wooden Spoon Carving, Traditional Japanese Natural Dyes, Marbled Textiles, Block Printed Textiles, Folklore of Flowers, Botanical Drawing: Columbia Gorge Wildflowers, Herbal Wines, Cordials, & Elixirs, and Columbia Plateau Plant Fiber Basketry. See more classes HERE.

PHOTO: Awesome pieces from the new Bridge & Burn x Kiriko Collection — see fun launch party details above.

PDX Event: Jane’s Vanity Holiday Soirée

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Jane’s Vanity Holiday Soirée • Sun, Dec. 18th • 12PM to 7PM • 403 SW 10th Ave • DETAILS


This Sunday, December 18, the lovely annual Jane’s Vanity Holiday Soirée will be taking place from noon until 7PM at The Cleaners at Ace Hotel. This dreamy fête is full of beautiful lingerie, decadent flowers, dazzling jewels, and locally made perfume. Take advantage of personal shopping assistance to help you pick out just the right things and complimentary gift wrapping service makes it even easier. Plus, yummy cocktails and wine, live music, and models showing off stunning lingerie and loungewear styles. All conveniently downtown in Portland’s West End at an amazing space.

The fun soirée will feature current collections in lingerie, loungewear, and accessories from Jane’s Vanity. This is a great time for some self-care and to treat yourself to something special whether it is reserved for yourself or shared with a honey. A beautiful bra and undies, pretty pjs and slinky loungewear always feel so indulgent and good! Other locals joining the party are Spellbound Flowers, who will be at the soirée with their gorgeous bouquets and taking orders for bespoke holiday floral arrangements, Elysium Jewelry will bring their handmade jewelry, and Imaginary Authors will be bringing their full range of fragrances.

The Jane’s Vanity Holiday Soirée will be at The Cleaners at Ace Hotel located at 403 SW 10th Ave. Read more about the event HERE and HERE.

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HAPPY WEEKEND, Portland friends and sweet visitors! There are some wonderful, quality holiday shopping events going on in our fair city. 2016 has been rough stuff and I’m finding the only thing that really gets me feeling festive and warmed is to see lovely faces of our talented local makers and shop owners. Hugs, wine, treats, thoughtfully selected goods, and cheerful greetings go an especially long way right now. Have fun! xo Jen

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Friday, December 9 from 6:30PM to 9:30PM. Stop by for the Shop Williams Late Event and 20% Off Sale! Participating N. Williams shops (from Beech to Skidmore): Ink & Peat, Lark Press, Somethings, Workshop Vintage, Spielwerk Toys, Myoptic, Queen Bee, Sugar Wheel Works, Treehouse Children, Breighela James, and Yoga Shala. There will be drinks and treats, too! MORE INFO.

Friday, December 9 from 6:30PM to 9:30PM. Join Revive for A Winters Night Shop — an evening of holiday cheer! There will be an amazing gift selection from Revive, Wood & Faulk, Margaret & Beau, Stockpiler, Proper Beast, Hippythread, and more. Revive will also have a selection of items that will have 100% of their proceeds donated to Stand With Standing Rock. Plus, Prince Coffee and Union Wine Co will be there to keep your cups full. Revive Designs & Upholstery is located at 2030 N. Willis Blvd. MORE INFO.

Friday, Dec 9 from 5PM – 9PM. Saturday, Dec 10 & Sunday, Dec 11 from 11AM to 6PM. It’s coming… the Crafty Wonderland Super Colossal Holiday Sale is almost here. 250+ vendors selling handmade goods. Goodie bags for first 150 shoppers each day. Gift wrapping station. All ages. Free admission. And lots more! The Crafty Wonderland Super Colossal Holiday Sale is at Oregon Convention Center 777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd, Exhibit Hall D. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 10. 5PM to 9PM. Stop by the Foster Row Open Studio Holiday Sale! Shop Lauren Winter, Wild Poppy Goods, Darling Press, Mercuria Press, and Champagne Room. Music by DJ Big Booty Judy! The studios are located at 5300 SE Foster Rd. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 10. 10AM—7PM. Join ADX for their Gifted Holiday Fair! Gifted is ADX and Portland Made’s annual holiday gift fair, featuring a vast array of local goods for you to give to someone you love. Shop goods from nearly 60 local vendors! ADX is located at 417 SE 11th Ave. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11 from 11AM to 6PM each day. Come by the Pop Up Shop PDX! This temporary pop up market is open again on Alberta for the month December. Each market features a roster of Portland makers and designers. On Saturday shop: Portland Bloem, Thomas and Sons, Bohemian Salt, Sweet Honey Farmacy, Stitch and Loom, Lythe Leather, Indigo Alice, CraftLAB, Hank by Henry, Tiny Adornments, Happy Hour and Co., House//Weaving, Urban Wood Studio, and Grafletics. On Sunday shop: Portland Bloem, Bohemian Salt, Woolly, J Bird, Berlin Skin, Urban Wood Studio, Indigo Alice, Tiny Adornments, Stitch and Loom, Jane Pellicciotto, Oregon Bark, PDX Cards, Pinkleton’s, and CraftLAB. Plus, music, drinks and treats. There are also fun shopping pop ups on 12/17 and 12/18. The Pop Up Shop PDX is located at 1408 N Alberta St. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 10. Come to an evening of music at Beam & Anchor to benefit ACLU, Black Lives Matter, and Standing Rock. Alela Diane, Eric Earley of Blitzen Trapper, Denver, and Michael Hurley will be playing. Tickets are on sale at Beam & Anchor at 2710 N Interstate Ave. MORE INFO.

Sunday, December 11. 10AM to 6PM. YAY! Go wild at the huge Give Good Gift holiday market at Union/Pine! This year the wonderful annual event has gotten even bigger with over 40 shops and designers, and the festive party spills into the streets with food carts, a fancy photo booth, carolers, and a canned food drive for Oregon Food Bank. Come shop OLO, Bridge & Burn, AK Studio, Another Feather, Beam & Anchor, Bee Local, Cargo, Chariot, Chicken & Guns, Collectivo, Field Trip, Goodwell, Greenhead Cannabis, Hand-Eye Supply, Jacobsen Salt, Johan, Le Souk Le Souk, MadeHere PDX, Modern Macrame, New Deal Distillery, Nineteen27 Smores, North of West, Olympia Provisions, Pistils, Poler, Poplandia, Primitive Forms, Schoolhouse Electric, Strange Vacation, Stumptown Coffee, Tastebud, The Granite, The Wild Unknown, Wildfang, Work/Shop, Worn Path, Xray.FM, The Yo Store, and more! Give Good Gift is at Union/Pine located at 525 SE Pine St. Free + all ages. MORE INFO.

Sunday, December 11 from 12PM to 5PM. Stop by the big Tilde Holiday Sale! You will get 15% off everything. Plus, bubbles and cookies while you browse. And they’ll wrap everything up with a bow! Tilde is located at 7919 SE 13th Ave. MORE INFO.

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Now through December 24. Stop by PDX Pop-Up Shops that turn downtown Portland’s vacant retail spaces into temporary stores where local designers and artists can set up shop for the holiday season. Via Raiz (a concept store dedicated to modern Mexican craftsmanship), MESO (Mico Enterprise Service OF Oregon – a collective shop offering their handmade, natural and one-of-a-kind products), Fait Hats (reclaimed luxury cashmere sweaters, along with cashmere hats and scarves hand-made from 100% recycled fabrics), Blanchet House of Hospitality (all of the wares for sale are made at the Blanchet Farm in Carlton which offers woodworking training for men in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction). Pop-up Shops are open for business at 606 SW 9th Ave. MORE INFO.

Now through Sunday, January 1. 11AM to 5PM. YAY! Holiday Afternoon Tea at Portland’s Hotel deLuxe is having daily service. Come enjoy special holiday teas, delectable tea sandwiches, warm scones with clotted cream and preserves, tartlets, dainty pastries, iced gingerbread, holiday-inspired, tea-infused cocktails, a live pianist, and more! Hotel deLuxe and Gracie’s are located at 729 SW 15th Ave. MORE INFO.

Thursday, December 15. 5PM to 8PM. Get over to the Seaworthy studio for the Seaworthy Holiday Party + Witness Collection Launch! Join the Seaworthy ladies and their neighbor, Botanica Floral Design, for a holiday party and open house. As well as the (belated) launch of our newest collection, Witness! There will also be food, music, drinks, and raffle prizes (to benefit local charities)! Seaworthy is located at 3322 NE Wasco St. MORE INFO.

Friday, December 16 (6PM to 9PM). Saturday, December 17 & Sunday, December 18 (10AM to 5PM). ‘Tis the season! It’s time for The Portland Bazaar! This year the Portland Bazaar will be held at The North Warehouse located at Interstate & Tillamook. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 17 from 10AM to 6PM and Sunday, December 18 from 11AM to 5PM. Come out to the Portland Remodelista Market to shop more than 40 local makers from the NW who will be showcasing their homewares, clothing, jewelry, organic botanicals, food, and more. Caravan Pacific, Tiro Tiro, Kiersten Crowley Jewelry, Notary Ceramics, Alder & Co., Spartan Shop, Pigeon Toe Ceramics, Sara Barner, Lisa Golightly, Kati Von Lehman, Pope Valley Pottery, Another Feather, Richard Carter Studio, Woodlot, Bellflower Chocolate, La Fortuna, Les Petits Carreaux, Scout Regalia, Chester Wallace, S/he, Clover Artisans, Modaspia, Dejong & Co, Modern Shibori, Specialty Dry Goods, Domi, Mohinders Shoes, The Good Flock, Flora and Henri, Fruitsuper Design, Non-Perishable Goods, Turnco Wood Goods, Galanter and Jones, Vitrified Studio, Isobel & Cleo, and more. The event takes place at Rejuvenation at 1100 SE Grand Ave. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18 from 11AM to 6PM each day. Come by the Pop Up Shop PDX! This temporary pop up market is open again on Alberta for the month December. Each market features a roster of Portland makers and designers. On Saturday shop: Bohemian Salt, Beach Bones Jewelry, Portland Bitters Project, Primitive Forms, Indigo Alice, Cioccodesignco, Wooly Beast, Victoria Buchler, Nested Yellow, April Black, Claire Green, Roots and Crowns, and Eso Esto. On Sunday shop: Bohemian Salt, Beach Bones Jewelry, Indigo Alice, Cioccodesignco, Wooly Beast, Victoria Buchler, Primitive Forms, Portland Bitters Project, Nested Yellow, April Black, Claire Green, and Eso Esto. Plus, music, drinks and treats. The Pop Up Shop PDX is located at 1408 N Alberta St. MORE INFO.

Sunday, December 18 from 12PM to 7PM. Make your way to the Jane’s Vanity Holiday Soirée! Shop the latest collections of Jane’s Vanity lingerie, loungewear and accessories, beautiful bespoke florals from Spellbound Flowers, the full range of Imaginary Authors Fragrances (and the brand there to walk clients through the line), and Elysium Jewelry. As always, they will have wine, cocktails, models, and live music. The Holiday Soirée will take place at The Cleaners at Ace Hotel, 403 SW 10th Ave. MORE INFO.

THE NUTCRACKER. Don’t just sit there — get your tickets to George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker! It’s such a beautiful production every year.

CHRISTMAS TREES. If you want to wander in the mountains and pick out a beautiful tree for your home this year — I still can’t recommend Christmas Mountain Trees enough. This will be our fifth year and you can’t help but feel relaxed and happy the whole time. Just make sure you go all the way to the right place — there are a couple farms place along the way that don’t even compare. Just follow the signs!

I HEART PDX SUBMISSIONS: If you’d like to submit events, shop openings or local places you love for consideration, then just email me!

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PHOTOS: Top: The Yo Store will be at Give Good Gift with these wonderful items. Event listing above! And the next two images are from Wild Poppy Goods — go see Taylor at the Foster Row Holiday Open Studio event listed above.

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Have fun out there, friends! There’s a lot of good things going on! xo Jen

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GIVEAWAY: Make sure to enter my amazing SON OF A SAILOR GIVEAWAY! These guys are staples in a bunch of Portland shops.

Now through December 24. Stop by PDX Pop-Up Shops that turn downtown Portland’s vacant retail spaces into temporary stores where local designers and artists can set up shop for the holiday season. Via Raiz (a concept store dedicated to modern Mexican craftsmanship), MESO (Mico Enterprise Service OF Oregon – a collective shop offering their handmade, natural and one-of-a-kind products), Fait Hats (reclaimed luxury cashmere sweaters, along with cashmere hats and scarves hand-made from 100% recycled fabrics), Blanchet House of Hospitality (all of the wares for sale are made at the Blanchet Farm in Carlton which offers woodworking training for men in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction). Pop-up Shops are open for business at 606 SW 9th Ave. MORE INFO.

Friday, December 2 from 6PM to 9PM. Stop by the Reifhaus Studio Opening Party to celebrate with Lindsey! She will be having a sample sale, discounts on her current collection, a Reifhaus Spring/Summer 2017 preview, and drinks, of course! Reifhaus Studio + Showroom is located at 707 NE Broadway, Suite 202. MORE INFO.

Friday, December 2 from 6PM to 11PM and Saturday, December 3 from 11AM to 6PM. Come by the Pop Up Shop PDX! This temporary pop up market is open again on Alberta for the month December. Each market features a roster of Portland makers and designers. For Friday, you can shop Stitch and Loom, Portland Bitters Project, Kerfluffle, Thomas and Sons, CraftLAB, Conundrum, Bohemian Salt, Love Oru, Umbrella Collective, Swimming Crow, Portland Bloem, Ritual, Amrikaii, and Ament. On Saturday: Wit and Glory, Bohemian Salt, Thomas and Sons, Machete, Fieldwell Home, Love Oru, Woolly, Portland Bloem, Portland Bitters Project, Sweet Honey Farmacy, Kayla Burke, Hannah Bergen, Sweet Start PDX, Wolf Ceramics, and Strange Vacation will be at the Pop Up! Plus, music, drinks and treats. There are also fun shopping pop ups on 12/10, 12/11, 12/17, and 12/18. The Pop Up Shop PDX is located at 1408 N Alberta St. MORE INFO.

Friday, December 2 from 4PM until Sunday, December 4 at 6PM. Come to PICA’s Shop Hop! Stop by Woonwinkel, Ace Hotel Lobby, Backtalk, Chrome Industries, Frances May, Poler, Radish Underground, and Tender Loving Empire to see exclusive, limited edition, never-seen-before garments being sold to support PICA! Participating artists: A.K. Burns, John Blasioli, Jordan Domont, Kristan Kennedy, Lynne Tillman, Mark Searcy, Philip Iosca, Ryan Noon, Shannon Fuchness, Will Bryant, and more. Plus there will be refreshments and plenty of holiday gifts all over Portland’s West End. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 3. 12PM to 5PM. Go to the Grand Holiday Sale at the Thompson Building! Shop the Thompson building residents: Wood & Faulk, Minoux Jewelry, Sara Barner, Le Cou, and Emily Katz/Modern Macrame along with special guests Caravan Pacific, Ginew, AK Studio, Uni Jewelry and Women’s Studies. Shop for a wide array of great holiday gifts, enter a big collaborative giveaway, peek into the workshops, and enjoy delicious drinks from Union Wine and Merit Badge Co. The Thompson Building is located at 522 N Thompson. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 3. 11AM to 4PM. Get over to the Schoolhouse Holiday Fest for 15% off everything in-store at Schoolhouse Electric, food (gourmet s’mores + more!), drinks (wine + coffee!), music, and giveaways. There will also be a wreath-making workshop with Work/Shop for $10. Schoolhouse Electric is located at 2181 NW Nicolai St. MORE INFO.

Sunday, December 3. 11AM to 7PM each day. Come out for the Collectivo Pop-Up Shop! This Mexican artisinal market will feature handcrafted gifts, women’s and baby’s clothing, and home accessories. Come and chat about travels, try some traditional snacks, and taste the finest distilled mezcal. The market is located at 19433 NW Reeder Rd on Sauvie Island. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 3. 12PM to 9PM. Get yourself down to the Old Portland Holiday Jubilee at Old Portland Hardware & Architectural’s new Sellwood location! There will be gifts, art, wine, charcuterie, bespoke jewelry, pottery, glass art, leatherwork, and more. Plus, fine beverage purveyors and tastings throughout the day. Old Portland Hardware & Architectural is located at 1667 SE Tacoma St. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 3. 12PM to 5PM. Stop by Portland artist Lisa Congdon’s Holiday Studio Sale. The sale will be at her painting studio and she will be selling signed books, prints, calendars, stationery, posters and also tons of original works that are not for sale anywhere else, Tons of markdowns and discounts too. Lisa’s studio is located at 2808 Martin Luther King Blvd (enter via Graham St or Stanton St.). MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 3. 10AM to 5PM. Spend some time over in Sellwood and Westmoreland for the fun Decemberville event! There is great shopping with dozens of shops, discounts, Santa, pet photos, events for kiddos, live music, crafts, toys and clothing drive, food and refreshments. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 3 & Sunday, December 4. 10AM to 4PM each day. Make sure to pop by the Prairie Underground Annual Sample Sale! There will be hundreds of jackets, hoodies, sweatshirts, tunics and leggings from 50% to 85% off. PLUS, a bunch of cool designs that didn’t end up going into production for retail! 20% of the proceeds will be donated to local non-profits that focus on women and children. The Prairie Underground Sample Sale will be at 1016 SW Washington St. MORE INFO.

Sunday, December 4. 11AM to 6PM. Stop by Sundaze to shop goods from Upper Metal Class, Ashley Hardy Ceramics, Laurs Kemp, Thomas & Sons Distillery, Primecut, Barrow, Yo!, Ament, Mizuba Tea Company, The Granite, Marshall’s Haute Sauce, Craft Lab, Vintalier, Minoux Jewelry, and Maak Lab. Sundaze will be at 403 SW 10th Ave. MORE INFO.

Now through Sunday, January 1. 11AM to 5PM. YAY! Holiday Afternoon Tea at Portland’s Hotel deLuxe is having daily service. Come enjoy special holiday teas, delectable tea sandwiches, warm scones with clotted cream and preserves, tartlets, dainty pastries, iced gingerbread, holiday-inspired, tea-infused cocktails, a live pianist, and more! Hotel deLuxe and Gracie’s are located at 729 SW 15th Ave. MORE INFO.

Friday, December 9 from 6:30PM to 9:30PM. Stop by for the Shop Williams Late Event and 20% Off Sale! Participating N. Williams shops (from Beech to Skidmore): Ink & Peat, Lark Press, Somethings, Workshop Vintage, Spielwerk Toys, Myoptic, Queen Bee, Sugar Wheel Works, Treehouse Children, Breighela James, and Yoga Shala. There will be drinks and treats, too! MORE INFO.

Friday, December 9 from 6:30PM to 9:30PM. Join Revive for A Winters Night Shop — an evening of holiday cheer! There will be an amazing gift selection from Revive, Wood & Faulk, Margaret & Beau, Stockpiler, Proper Beast, Hippythread, and more. Revive will also have a selection of items that will have 100% of their proceeds donated to Stand With Standing Rock. Plus, Prince Coffee and Union Wine Co will be there to keep your cups full. Revive Designs & Upholstery is located at 2030 N. Willis Blvd. MORE INFO.

Friday, Dec 9 from 5PM – 9PM. Saturday, Dec 10 & Sunday, Dec 11 from 11AM to 6PM. It’s coming… the Crafty Wonderland Super Colossal Holiday Sale is almost here. 250+ vendors selling handmade goods. Goodie bags for first 150 shoppers each day. Gift wrapping station. All ages. Free admission. And lots more! The Crafty Wonderland Super Colossal Holiday Sale is at Oregon Convention Center 777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd, Exhibit Hall D. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 10. 10AM—7PM. Join ADX for their Gifted Holiday Fair! Gifted is ADX and Portland Made’s annual holiday gift fair, featuring a vast array of local goods for you to give to someone you love. Shop goods from nearly 60 local vendors! ADX is located at 417 SE 11th Ave. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11 from 11AM to 6PM each day. Come by the Pop Up Shop PDX! This temporary pop up market is open again on Alberta for the month December. Each market features a roster of Portland makers and designers. On Saturday shop: Portland Bloem, Thomas and Sons, Bohemian Salt, Sweet Honey Farmacy, Stitch and Loom, Lythe Leather, Indigo Alice, CraftLAB, Hank by Henry, Tiny Adornments, Happy Hour and Co., House//Weaving, Urban Wood Studio, and Grafletics. On Sunday shop: Portland Bloem, Bohemian Salt, Woolly, J Bird, Berlin Skin, Urban Wood Studio, Indigo Alice, Tiny Adornments, Stitch and Loom, Jane Pellicciotto, Oregon Bark, PDX Cards, Pinkleton’s, and CraftLAB. Plus, music, drinks and treats. There are also fun shopping pop ups on 12/17 and 12/18. The Pop Up Shop PDX is located at 1408 N Alberta St. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 10. Come to an evening of music at Beam & Anchor to benefit ACLU, Black Lives Matter, and Standing Rock. Alela Diane, Eric Earley of Blitzen Trapper, Denver, and Michael Hurley will be playing. Tickets are on sale at Beam & Anchor at 2710 N Interstate Ave. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 10. 5PM to 8PM. Stop by Lauren Winter’s Open Studio Holiday Sale at 5301 SE Francis St. MORE INFO.

Sunday, December 11. 10AM to 6PM. YAY! Go wild at the huge Give Good Gift holiday market at Union/Pine! This year the wonderful annual event has gotten even bigger with over 40 shops and designers, and the festive party spills into the streets with food carts, a fancy photo booth, carolers, and a canned food drive for Oregon Food Bank. Come shop OLO, Bridge & Burn, AK Studio, Another Feather, Beam & Anchor, Bee Local, Cargo, Chariot, Chicken & Guns, Collectivo, Field Trip, Goodwell, Greenhead Cannabis, Hand-Eye Supply, Jacobsen Salt, Johan, Le Souk Le Souk, MadeHere PDX, Modern Macrame, New Deal Distillery, Nineteen27 Smores, North of West, Olympia Provisions, Pistils, Poler, Poplandia, Primitive Forms, Schoolhouse Electric, Strange Vacation, Stumptown Coffee, Tastebud, The Granite, The Wild Unknown, Wildfang, Work/Shop, Worn Path, Xray.FM, The Yo Store, and more! Give Good Gift is at Union/Pine located at 525 SE Pine St. Free + all ages. MORE INFO.

Friday, December 16 (6PM to 9PM). Saturday, December 17 & Sunday, December 18 (10AM to 5PM). ‘Tis the season! It’s time for The Portland Bazaar! This year the Portland Bazaar will be held at The North Warehouse located at Interstate & Tillamook. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 17 from 10AM to 6PM and Sunday, December 18 from 11AM to 5PM. Come out to the Portland Remodelista Market to shop more than 40 local makers from the NW who will be showcasing their homewares, clothing, jewelry, organic botanicals, food, and more. Caravan Pacific, OLO Fragrance, Tiro Tiro, Kiersten Crowley Jewelry, Notary Ceramics, Alder & Co., Spartan Shop, Pigeon Toe Ceramics, Sara Barner, Lisa Golightly, Kati Von Lehman, Pope Valley Pottery, Another Feather, Richard Carter Studio, Woodlot, Bellflower Chocolate, La Fortuna, Les Petits Carreaux, Scout Regalia, Chester Wallace, S/he, Clover Artisans, Modaspia, Dejong & Co, Modern Shibori, Specialty Dry Goods, Domi, Mohinders Shoes, The Good Flock, Flora and Henri, Fruitsuper Design, Non-Perishable Goods, Turnco Wood Goods, Galanter and Jones, Vitrified Studio, Isobel & Cleo, and more. The event takes place at Rejuvenation at 1100 SE Grand Ave. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18 from 11AM to 6PM each day. Come by the Pop Up Shop PDX! This temporary pop up market is open again on Alberta for the month December. Each market features a roster of Portland makers and designers. On Saturday shop: Bohemian Salt, Beach Bones Jewelry, Portland Bitters Project, Primitive Forms, Indigo Alice, Cioccodesignco, Wooly Beast, Victoria Buchler, Nested Yellow, April Black, Claire Green, Roots and Crowns, and Eso Esto. On Sunday shop: Bohemian Salt, Beach Bones Jewelry, Indigo Alice, Cioccodesignco, Wooly Beast, Victoria Buchler, Primitive Forms, Portland Bitters Project, Nested Yellow, April Black, Claire Green, and Eso Esto. Plus, music, drinks and treats. The Pop Up Shop PDX is located at 1408 N Alberta St. MORE INFO.

THE NUTCRACKER. Don’t just sit there — get your tickets to George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker! It’s such a beautiful production every year.

CHRISTMAS TREES. If you want to wander in the mountains and pick out a beautiful tree for your home this year — I still can’t recommend Christmas Mountain Trees enough. This will be our fifth year and you can’t help but feel relaxed and happy the whole time. Just make sure you go all the way to the right place — there are a couple farms place along the way that don’t even compare. Just follow the signs!

I HEART PDX SUBMISSIONS: If you’d like to submit events, shop openings or local places you love for consideration, then just email me!

PHOTO: From the YO! holiday lookbook.