Gift Guide: For the Fellas (mostly)

Well, this turned out to be an epic gift guide! I wanted to round up some good gift picks for the fellows in our lives, but the truth is that I own (or want) a bunch of these things myself. Ha. These gorgeous and useful things just happen to be great designs that a lot of the men AND women in my life would be psyched to be gifted. I hope it helps! More GIFT IDEAS.


MOSTLY FOR THE FELLAS GIFT GUIDE: 1. Field Mechanic Jacket 2. Caramel Wool Hat 3. Marled Knit Beanie 4. Hadley Check Cashmere Scarf (40% off: TIME2GIVE) 5. Striped Wool Smartphone Gloves (40% off: TIME2GIVE) 6. Dark Slate Utility Jacket (30% off: OUTSIDE30) 7. Camel Check Wool Scarf 8. F. Scott Fitzgerald Art Deco Book Set (20% off + free US shipping: GIFT20) 9. Herman Melville Nautical Engraving Book Set (20% off + free US shipping: GIFT20) 10. Tweed Crew Socks 11. Burnished Tobacco Kenton Pacer Boots 12. Tobacco Longwing Bluchers


13. Tico Task Lamp (free US shipping) 14. DiamondClean Sonicare Smart Rechargeable Toothbrush ($30 off) 15. Flip Clock 16. Large Black Mug (code: FREESHIP for free US shipping) 17. Dark Wave Moisturizing Soap (code: FREESHIPPING for free US shipping thru 12/18) 18. Tan Leather Grooming Kit (20% off + free US shipping: GIFT20) 19. Traverse Shave Kit 20. Handcrafted Pewter Shaving Mug (20% off + free US shipping: GIFT20) 21. Handcrafted Pewter Shaving Brush (20% off + free US shipping: GIFT20) 22. Black Classic Billfold Wallet 23. Angéliques Sous La Pluie 24. Dark Wave Roll-On Fragrance (code: FREESHIPPING for free US shipping thru 12/18) 25. Harwick Duffel Bag (40% off: TIME2GIVE)


26. Laphroaig “Lore” Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky 27. Leather Over-Ear Wireless Headphones 28. Play 1 Home Speaker ($50 off) 29. Crystal Street Whiskey Glasses (20% off + free US shipping: GIFT20) 30. Walnut Wood Backgammon Set (20% off + free US shipping: GIFT20) 31. Prism Steel Chiminea 32. Tan Classic Camp Stool (free US shipping) 33. Walnut & Brass Tic-Tac-Toe Set (20% off + free US shipping: GIFT20) 34. Wood & Canvas XL Deck Chair (20% off + free US shipping: GIFT20)

PLEASE NOTE: All promo codes listed here are for a limited time, so I recommend using them quickly, you guys! ♥

PDX Event: Spartan + OLO Holiday Party


Thursday, DECEMBER 14 • 4M to 8PM • 1210 SE Grand Ave • MORE INFO

Portland friends! Tonight Currie from Spartan along with Heather and Jonathan from OLO are having a fun evening of treats, drinks, limited edition items, sales, and a donation drive to help Rose Haven and their mission to shelter and keep local women and children safe as they transition out of unsafe spaces.

Everything at Spartan will be 10% off with any donation of cash or small items from Rose Haven’s wishlist tonight from 4PM to 8PM. OLO will be co-hosting and offering up beautiful, limited edition candles (Cardamon! Palo Santo!), diffuser oils, fragrances, soaps, special deals, and more. PLUS, yummy treats from Sweedeedee, hot toddies, and champagne for everyone! Spartan is located at 1210 SE Grand Ave. MORE INFO

Rose Haven Donation Items: Bring *NEW* toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, body wipes, razors, and women’s underwear. Of course, cash and credit donations are always welcome. Please help!





PDX Event: Jane’s Vanity Holiday Soirée


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

This Thursday, December 7, escape to the Jane’s Vanity Holiday Soirée — a happy place where kind souls hand you craft cocktails and wine and help you to find your perfect fit in fine European lingerie, loungewear, and accessories from Jane’s Vanity! There will also be stunning bespoke bouquets from Spellbound Flowers, a gorgeous selection of luxe fragrances from Fumerie Parfumerie, and ethereal jewels from Elysium Jewelry.

Get yourself something special to celebrate being a beautiful creature and set some goals to become a master of elegant luxuriating over the holidays and into 2018. It’s going to be a festive Fête Intime where you can fly solo and focus on yourself, bring some of your best enablers, or your sweetheart. The fun goes from 12PM to 7PM this Thursday, so you can take a long lunch, play hooky, get a sitter, or stop by after work. Plus, if you’re gifting someone else (or yourself!), there will be exquisite complimentary gift wrapping available,

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





PDX Event: Sundaze Collective


SUNDAZE COLLECTIVE • Sun, DEC 3 • 11AM to 5PM • 403 SW 10th Ave • INSTAGRAM

SAY, WHAT? Yep — this is the last Sundaze Collective market of the year. Come down this Sunday to The Cleaners at Ace Hotel for a holiday shopping bonanza with 15 of Portland’s local designers and shops bringing their fantastic wares for you to shop. ‘Tis the season to support small businesses and these fine folks will be bringing in their best clothing, jewelry, accessories, bags, shoes, ceramics, textiles, art, apothecary, home goods, vintage, fun stuff for kids, yummy baked goods, and lots more. ♥



THE YO! STORE: Sarah’s amazing Portland shop offers gorgeous jewels, bags, stellar home goods, wonderful apothecary goods, the cutest stuff for babies and kids, and ace vintage clothing pieces that work beautifully when paired with modern designs or layered with more standout vintage. Location: 935 NW 19TH AVE. MORE THE YO! STORE.

TIRO TIRO: Teresa makes amazing architectural and sculptural jewelry from her Portland studio. For the holidays, she has created a bunch of elegant, statement earrings that burst with joy and will definitely get noticed. She’ll be bringing lots of gorgeous pieces for sure! MORE TIRO TIRO.

LAUREN WINTER: This local lady is making some of my favorite clothing in town! Beautiful textiles, designs that move and a dreamy new spring collection. MORE LAUREN WINTER.

JOHAN: Laura’s little Portland shop is a destination for minimal Scandi style, stunning clothing, locally made goods, interesting apothecary items, and lots more. Location: 632 SW Pine Street MORE JOHAN.

SWEETHEART BAKERY: Anna Henrie Henricks is known for her stunning floral festooned cakes, tarts, squares, meringues, and other scrumptious treats. Follow @sweetheartstjohns to see her dreamy creations and pop-up dates. YUM. MORE SWEETHEART BAKERY.


KATE TOWERS: Kate is treating her fans to a beautiful new collection outside of her highly sought after custom design work. The new collection is full of accessible and fun made to order styles. MORE KATE TOWERS.

SEAWORTHY: Marisa’s jewelry is thoughtful and elegant and looks stunning on its own or layered with multiple Seaworthy pieces and other beloved designs that you already own. MORE SEAWORTHY.

BLTN JEWELRY: Sara makes dreamy jewelry with spectacular crystals, black pearls, white pearls, and turquoise held in clever gold, sterling silver, and brass shapes. Magical jewels! MORE BLTN JEWELRY.

WORK/SHOP: Heather’s floral and workshop studio stocks lovely plants, home goods, candles, stationery, apothecary items, jewelry, accessories, and lots more! MORE WORK/SHOP.

INTENTIONALLY BLANK: Ty McBride and his team at “Intentionally _______.” endeavors to create “hyper wearable footwear”, which fit into many of personal style spectrums and delivers style and value. The company has created a large following who love their nods to the minimal and touches of visual irony. MORE INTENTIONALLY BLANK SHOES.


ALEXA STARK: Alexa designs clothing with a firm foundation in sustainability, repurposing, minimal waste and quality fabrics. MORE ALEXA STARK.

IAMTHAT SHOP: A slice of heaven for vintage lovers looking for wearable, interesting pieces. They really know how to style and layer a vintage look to make it beautifully modern and relevant. Location: 3623 SE Hawthorne Blvd MORE IAMTHAT SHOP.

M. BUENO POTTERY: Mariella is a mostly, self-taught ceramicist living in Olympia, Washington. She fell in love with the craft after a career change enabled her to take a wheel throwing ceramics class. She likes to keep her work affordable enough so that the pieces are things you can use every day. MORE M. BUENO POTTERY

11:11 SUPPLY: Paloma, Ursula, and the 11:11 Supply crew run a shop focused on modern office supplies and organizational tools designed to boost productivity and happiness in your daily tasks. They want to help you learn how to utilize everyday essentials to craft a lovelier, more badass life lived with intention. MORE 11:11 SUPPLY.

SARAH WERTZBERGER: Sarah is an artist and designer with a multidisciplinary studio practice based in textiles, ceramics and painting. Her designs are grounded in playfulness, intuition and the joy of color. With an irreverent and experimental approach, Sarah seeks unexpected outcomes in color and form. She currently works as a material designer and teaches hand and digital weaving at Oregon College of Art and Craft. MORE SARAH WERTZBERGER.


Each month brings a rotating selection of incredibly talented local merchants to fill The Cleaners space — thanks to some stellar coordinating by lovely Sarah Radcliffe from The Yo! Store! If you don’t live in Portland, make it part of your travel plans and meet some of our finest locals. MORE INFO.

If you want to get in on the fun or know someone who should, just contact Sarah Radcliffe {} to submit the relevant details about your designs or your little shop that you’d like to showcase at an upcoming Sundaze Collective event.



2017 Sweet Deals from Lovely Shops


Happy Black Friday!! Here’s my nice big list of holiday shopping deals and promo codes from dozens of wonderful little shops and makers. You can see my picks for each shop right HERE. Sit back and peruse their lovely loot! If you’re in Portland and want to head to some fantastic local events — here’s my list of fun PDX holiday markets. HAPPY HOLIDAYS! xo Jen


♥ Get 25% off at OLO with code OLOCYBERMON on 11/27. In PDX: Stop by the OLO flagship store! Take 25% off in-store on Black Friday as well. OLO is located at 1407 SE Belmont St.

♥ Get 25% off your order at Wild Poppy Goods with code CYBER on 11/27. In PDX: Stop by the beautiful new Wild Poppy Goods shop located at 5713 Northeast Fremont St. — open on Saturdays from 11AM to 4PM and Weds thru Friday by appointment.

♥ Get a gift with purchase at Elizabeth Suzann Black Friday 11/24 thru Cyber Monday 11/27. The gift will be announced via their newsletter on Friday, so sign up for the ES newsletter! Also, FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING on every purchase.

♥ Get 20% off everything at Shop Boswell with code: XXSHOPFALL from 11/23 thru 11/27. In PDX: Get over to Shop Boswell — they are located at 729 SE Morrison St.

♥ Get 20% off at Uni with code MORECHEER from 11/24 thru 11/30.

♥ Get 25% off at Liam of York and free U.S. shipping with code TURKEY now thru 11/27.

♥ Get 20% off purchases at ORU with code: HOLIDAYHONEY now thru 11/26/17.

♥ Get 15% off at Frazier + Wing with code: HK15OFF now thru 11/27/17.

♥ Get 35% off at Tiro Tiro with code TINSELTIME now thru 11/27. In PDX: Tiro Tiro will be at the Sundaze Collective shopping event on 12/3 from 11AM to 5PM at The Cleaners at Ace.

♥ Take 20% off at Wood & Faulk with code Holiday2017 from 11/24 thru 11/27. Also, check for daily specials online during that time. In PDX: Fee free to stop by the Wood & Faulk studio shop! They are typically around 9AM-5PM weekdays, but always recommend having an appointment — email or call 971-295-1105. Wood & Faulk is located at 522 N. Thompson St., Suite 1. Wood & Faulk will also be selling their goods at The Portland Bazaar 12/8 thru 12/10.

♥ Get 15% off your order at Wild Poppy Goods with code HOLIDAYCHEER now thru 12/4. Plus, a stick of palo santo and matches with every order! In PDX: Stop by the beautiful new Wild Poppy Goods shop located at 5713 Northeast Fremont St. — open on Saturdays from 11AM to 4PM and Weds thru Friday by appointment.

♥ Get 20% off at Project Object with code: THANKYOU now thru 11/27/17. In PDX: Visit Project Object’s brick and mortar shop at 2502 NE Sandy Blvd! Also, a participating Little Boxes shop for the citywide holiday shopping event 11/24-11/27!

♥ Get 15% off at Rebecca Mir Grady with code: THANKYOU now thru 11/27/17. Deadline for the made-to-order pieces is 12/1 for the holidays! Deadline for ready to ship designs is 12/15!

♥ Get 30% off jewelry and sale items at Charming the Moon with: CTM30 thru 12/3/17.

♥ Get 20% off everything at Upper Metal Class with code: THANKYOU now thru 11/27/17. In PDX: Visit the UMC flagship at Project Object at 2502 NE Sandy Blvd

♥ Get 40% off on this selection of beautiful things at Jane’s Vanity with code BF17 on 11/24. In PDX: Keep an eye on this space for a fun Jane’s Vanity Holiday Soirée on 12/7 from 12PM to 7PM at The Cleaners at Ace Hotel Portland.

♥ Get 20% off on orders $100+ at Tata Harper for a limited time with no code needed. Get a mini gift set on orders $250+ with code: UNWRAP250. Get a gift set on orders $400+ with code UNWRAP400. Get a free mini 4ml Retinoic Nutrient Face Oil with code HOLIDAYS while supplies last.

♥ Get 15% off at Tilde online with code HKWINTER now through 12/4. In PDX: Stop by Tilde at 7919 SE 13th Ave.. Tilde will be participating in Little Boxes on 11/24 thru 11/26 and in Decemberville on 12/2!

♥ Get a 10% off code to Woonwinkel sent to you immediately when you subscribe to the Woonwinkel newsletter between now and Sunday 11/26. The code will be good from Black Friday 11/24 thru Cyber Monday 11/27. In PDX: Visit Woonwinkel at 935 SW Washington St! Make sure to stop by during Little Boxes 11/24-11/26 for treats, raffles, and more fun!

♥ Get 15% off at Flutter with code THANKS now thru 11/28 online or in the Portland shop! If you see anything you like here or on social media that isn’t in the Flutter online shop, just give them a call at 503-288-1649 or email and they can ship it out to you. In PDX: Stop by the Flutter shop at 3948 N Mississippi Ave. to shop and for their special tarot reading nights. Also, Flutter will be participating in Little Boxes on 11/24 thru 11/26!

♥ Get free U.S. shipping on orders of $100+ at Egg Press.

♥ Get 25% off at OLO with code OLOBF2017E on 11/24. In PDX: Stop by the OLO flagship store! Take 25% off in-store on Black Friday as well. OLO is located at 1407 SE Belmont St.

♥ Get free USPS First Class Shipping on orders $90+ at Betsy & Iya now thru 1/3/18. No code needed. In PDX: Visit Betsy & Iya at 2403 NW Thurman St! Make sure to stop by Betsy & Iya during Little Boxes 11/24-11/26 for 10% off everything (except fine jewelry and gift cards), treats, raffles, and more fun!

♥ Get 10% off everything at The Yo Store with code TURKEY thru 11/25. Get 30% off all kids clothing with code CUTIES thru 11/25. Make sure to stop by The Yo! Store brick and mortar located at 935 NW 19th Ave. The Yo! Store will be sharing their wares at the Give Good Gift event at Union/Pine on Friday 12/1 and Saturday 12/2 — see event info

♥ Stop by Ink & Peat for a 10% discount when you mention Little Boxes on Black Friday 11/24, Small Biz Saturday 11/25, and Sunday 11/26. Plus, enter raffles! Come to the Shop Late Williams holiday party on Friday, December 8 from 5PM to 9PM and get 20% off everything in the Portland shop. Not valid with any other offers. Ink & Peat is located at 3808 N. Williams Avenue – Suite 126. Follow @inkandpeat on Instagram for shop updates!

♥ Stop by Stars Antiques for the huge STARS BLACK FRIDAY & SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY SALE! Display the sale coupon at the register and get 10% off on full price vintage goods that are priced $20+ from hundreds of dealers for TWO whole days of shopping fun. Stars Antiques has 2 locations on the same block. STARS ANTIQUES: 7027 SE Milwaukie Ave and STARS & SPLENDID ANTIQUES: 7030 SE Milwaukie Ave. MORE INFO.