Friday!

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HAPPY FRIDAY! I’m running around like crazy trying to get the house ready for our niece’s Spring Break stay while taking care of our new puppy. I’m hoping to get do some baking and treat making with my little helpers. Also, crossing fingers that the weather plays nice for outdoor fun. Have a fantastic weekend! See you next week! xo Jen

➔ SOME VERY LOVELY LINKS…

♥ I’d like to try this lip stain in both cheery colors. (30% OFF: HAPPYSPRING)

♥ Using my favorite face mask a lot this week to wash away my winter lizard skin.

♥ Love this circle barrette in pink lucite and galactica tortoise. (30% OFF: HAPPYSPRING)

♥ A sweet blush peach sunglasses case. (30% OFF: HAPPYSPRING)

♥ I’m such a sucker for little stars. (30% OFF: HAPPYSPRING)

♥ I’m pretty obsessed with this handmade linen double-breasted oversized coat.

♥ This linen sundress in creamy peach, thin blue stripe, and black, please.

♥ This wood rose linen dress looks comfy and romantic. Pockets!

♥ This trench dress is super cute — even the dusty lilac version. (30% OFF: HAPPYSPRING)

♥ A peach linen wrap skirt would be cute over a bodysuit.

♥ This loose linen top is such a good shape! Total closet staple.

♥ I’d love to have this versatile little striped top. ($25 OFF: springlove)

♥ The color and tailoring on this linen utility shirt are beautiful. ($25 OFF: springlove)

♥ These organic cotton squiggly pjs are adorable. (56% OFF)

♥ And all these linen pajamas that I talked about yesterday!

♥ Pretty into these blush coral snakeskin print flats. (30% OFF: HAPPYSPRING)

♥ Blurg. I love these fancy blush sneakers.

♥ These blush suede sneakers and the pewter leather ones are so good.

♥ Is it weird that I’m kind of loving these velcro sneakers?

♥ It’s a no on these rainbow platform sneakers, but I can’t stop staring.

♥ I love this little gold rimmed tray to display current favorite jewelry or makeup.

♥ Debbie’s awesome art prints that benefit our democracy and the ACLU.

♥ I magically have all the ingredients, so this chocolate olive oil cake is happening!

♥ Yessss — this linen apron is so pretty in sea green, pastel blue, and melange grey.

♥ These are some good tips for plant care — I’ve been a bad plant mom lately.

♥ If you want to start growing English roses — this is an amazing selection.

♥ I’m looking forward to this Masterpiece show about the Brontë sisters!

➔ A SWEET DEAL

♥ Get $25 off orders $100+ at Tradlands with code: springlove thru 4/3. FREE U.S. SHIPPING!

♥ Take 50% off Apiece Apart at Beklina with code: aapart50 for a limited time.

♥ Get 30% off on all the things at J.Crew with HAPPYSPRING now thru 3/26.

♥ Get 25% off all shoes at Beklina with code: highandlow25 for a limited time.

♥ Get 30% off this sweet ring of the month from Rebecca with MARCHRING.

♥ Sadie’s sale section is wildly amazing right now!

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PHOTOS: Jean Shrimpton by Cecil Beaton for Vogue, 1964.

Tradlands in Spring

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I always love seeing all the beautiful new Tradlands designs each season. I’m happy to see a lot of dreamy linen and great new cotton prints. AND it’s so fun to see Tradlands branching out into brand new shapes that reach outside of perfect menswear-inspired button-ups for women! There’s the new linen tops and long tunics, some wonderfully comfy henleys (love the gold!), new t-shirt styles (the sleeve length is spot on), styles back by popular demand, and more brilliant boob gap-defying button-ups. It’s also nice to know that Sadie and Jeremy make everything here in the U.S. and pay their employees a healthy living wage.

Some of my favorites from the new Tradlands collection are The Woodhull in Navy, The Macba Top (so cute with full skirts, pencil skirts, and jeans!), the linen striped BCN Top, the beautiful sandy linen The Lisbon Shirt, the lovely dotty grey cotton/linen Lake Merced Shirt and its Stow Lake Shirt counterpart, the classic workwear style Utility Pitch Shirt, the Murphy Gold Henley Top (and in this color), and the Catt Cavern T-Shirt. More HERE.

A SWEET DEAL
Get $25 off orders $100+ at Tradlands with code: springlove thru 4/3. FREE U.S. SHIPPING!

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Images courtesy of Tradlands.

I HEART PDX

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Hello, friends! Spring is definitely in the air and none of us are mad about it. The fun local events are slowly starting to ramp back up and we’re all peeping our heads out for the new season. Lots to get out there and do and I’ve also included some recent favorite things below. Have all fun out there! xo Jen P.S. PUPPY!!!

I HEART PDX

NEW FRAGRANCE LAUNCH: Heather Sielaff (of OLO Fragrance) is launching a stunning new line of fragrances called Siela and the first fragrance, Delphi, is a collaborative formula by Heather and Jonathan Sielaff. Delphi has main notes of laurel, bergamot, and a warm coastal breeze. Currently available at Milk Milk Lemonade located at 1407 SE Belmont St. MORE INFO.

FARM SHARE TIME. Support women in agriculture! Join Helsing Junction Farms for a ridiculously amazing farm share experience starting late spring to early fall. So many delicious options and amazing people! We have the small share and the fruit share and take advantage of sweet offers throughout the summer. They even offer a home delivery option from Portland to Seattle. Love these ladies! MORE INFO.

YUM: I stopped by the new XLB spot on N. Williams and had the Mushroom + Chive Buns and the Garlic Eggplant with Tofu + Peas — they were both so good! I’m looking forward to going back and trying the Sesame Noodle Salad and a few other dishes. XLB is located at 4090 N. Williams. SEE A PHOTO I snapped +SEE THE MENU.

GREAT MOVIES: Now thru March 23. If you love film noir or want to experience some wonderful classic films from the genre for the first time, Cinema 21 is running a great series that includes movies like Kiss Me Deadly, Detour, The Manchurian Candidate, The Killing, Black Angel, and lots more. MORE INFO.

Friday, March 17 from 10AM to 6PM. Only today! Swing by Red Sail for Stacy’s big Luck of the Draw Sale! Today only you can get 15-50% off all full price merchandise in the shop or get 15% off online with code: IRISH for the entire online shop selection. Red Sail is located at 1723 NE Alberta St. MORE INFO.

Saturday, March 18 from 11AM to 4PM. Get over to WM Goods for a wonderful sample sale with the ladies from WM Goods, Shop Boswell, and Le Souk Le Souk! There will be crazy deals on lovely things from all three shops for up to 90% off. Plus, sips and snacks while you peruse. WM Goods is located at 1136 SW Alder St. MORE INFO.

Saturday, March 18 & Sunday, March 19 from 10AM to 4PM. Stop by the Spring Studio Sale with Portland Garment Factory, Howard, and The Granite! Beautify your wardrobe and home with an abundance of samples, one-offs, and new and past season pieces. The Portland Garment Factory Studio is located at 408 SE 79th Ave. MORE INFO.

Now thru Sunday, March 19 (Fri & Sat 10AM to 6PM + Sun 11AM to 5PM). Dominga and Lynne are celebrating their one year anniversary at Perican Bing! There will be 20% off in the shop and online with code: celebrate. Perican Bing is located at 1620 SE Claybourne St. MORE INFO.

Tuesday, March 21 through Monday, May 1. Stop by Woonwinkel for a lovely ceramics pop-up shop featuring the colorful works of Brian Giniewski, Lisa Jones of Pigeon Toe, Ashley Hardy, Mary Carroll, and Sarah Wertzberger. The pop up shop coincides with the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Portland conference and also with the city-wide Design Week Portland (DWP). A rainbow of ceramics will be available for purchase. Woonwinkel is located at 935 SW Washington St. MORE INFO.

Wednesday, March 23 from 4PM to 8PM. Stockings, wine and dance — Legs on Broadway is happening! Stop by Oregon Wines for pretty hosiery from Jane’s Vanity. Sip wine and champagne, shop spring hosiery from Falke and Gerbe, and see hourly choreographed routines. Oregon Wines is located to 515 SW Broadway. MORE INFO.

Thursday, March 23 from 5PM to 9PM. Stop by Salvage Works for the NCECA’s 51st Annual Conference event: Reclaim: Using the Past to Forge the Future. Artists Victoria Christen and Kowkie Durst will be displaying their ceramic work in an exhibit focused on the reclamation of past materials, images, and ideas to forge a new future. Plus, there will be ppetizers and drinks. Free admission — kids welcome. Salvage Works is located at 2024 N Argyle Street. MORE INFO.

Thursday, March 30 from 6PM to 8PM. Make a plan to come to Schoolhouse Electric for the wonderful Egg Press Write_On Event! A wonderful community event celebrating design, local businesses, and writing letters! RSVP includes: A Write_On Letter-Writing Kit (6 letterpress printed cards, 6 envelopes and a Sakura Of America Gelly Roll pen), complimentary postage for TWO letters – one to someone, and one to your future self (we’ll mail it to you one year from the event!), appetizers from Artemis Foods, beverages from Union Wine and Occidental beer (ID required), sweets from Quin Candy, music by DJ Aquaman, giveaways from Egg Press and Schoolhouse Electric, and a 15% off storewide discount offered to attendees. Schoolhouse Electric is located at 2181 NW Nicolai St. PLEASE NOTE: The event is free to attend, but you must RSVP because space is limited. MORE INFO + RSVP.

Sunday, April 2 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 16 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. Beautiful clothing, jewels, apothecary, ceramics, home goods, art, wall hangings, stuff for the kiddos, vintage, flowers, tarot, and delicious sweets! Participating Shops + Designers: Sweetheart Bakery, Alexa Stark, Le Souk Le Souk, Laurs Kemp, Work/Shop, Upper Metal Class, The Yo! Store, Michael Green, REIFhaus, Vía Raíz, Tarot: Onyx Marie, Polaris Jewelry, Hillockburn Farm, Continuall Vintage, AK Studio, and Pursuit of Happiness. The Sundaze Collective is located at 403 SW 10th Ave. MORE INFO.

Now thru autumn. There are lots of amazing workshops listed at Wildcraft Studio School now! I highly recommend taking one of Chelsea’s amazing workshops to learn fun skills and meet wonderful folks.

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: Pretty shots from the new WM Goods lookbook. Stop by their event listed above!

Friday!

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HAPPY FRIDAY! I hope you all have a wonderful weekend! I’m off to run around and prepare for a small, furry new family member who we weren’t expecting to meet or welcome for a much longer time. She’s very cute and I will be posting some photos on instagram this weekend! Puppy whirlwind! Eeeeeep! Wish me luck! xo Jen

➔ SOME VERY LOVELY LINKS…

♥ I really want a pink moon and a lightning bolt.

♥ I like these high-rise jeans very much.

♥ And I LOOOOOVE these cute cropped sailor jeans.

♥ I think this button-back cashmere sweater would be adorable with jeans.

♥ It is decided. I’m definitely getting this dress in navy.

♥ I also love this dotty bell-sleeve dress in marine salt!

♥ Aaannnnd… this simple dress is giving me happy spring feelings.

♥ YES. I definitely need a simple pebble silvery moon cross-body bag.

♥ I own and love these lovely mary jane shoes.

♥ It’s hard to find them, but these are all good lookin’ vegan shoes.

♥ Is it too early to think about beach bags? I love this one.

♥ How about amazingly beautiful handmade hand fans?

♥ I kind of love these funny earrings. They look like cat toys!

♥ One of these gorgeous necklaces would make me smile daily – a perfect droplet.

♥ Swooning over this ring in brass and turquoise.

♥ All these rings are absolute stunners.

♥ Time to restock my favorite cedar rose hair tonic! Smells amazing.

♥ Oh, my word. THIS RUG IS TOTALLY AMAZING.

♥ Holy mother. I’d like to eat all these chocolate bars, please.

➔ A SWEET DEAL

♥ Get 25% off all shoes at Beklina with code: highandlow25 for a limited time.

♥ Get 30% off this sweet ring of the month from Rebecca with MARCHRING.

♥ Sadie’s sale section is wildly amazing right now!

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PHOTOS: Phenomenal Mary McFadden designs from the late 1970s.

Friday!

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Hello! Happy Friday! I hope you have a wonderful weekend. I’m laying low while recovering from a terrible cold. I’m hoping to get a burst of energy to get out into the garden and do some gardening and rose pruning, but we’ll see. I’m working on some special rose posts if any of you have been interested in growing some of the beauties you’ve seen on my instagram feed. I’ll go over my experience and current favorites. I’m hoping to help you to not feel intimidated and go for it — it’s so rewarding. Anyways, back to tea, blankets, and Victoria. And Riverdale (don’t judge — it’s so dark and weird for Archie!). xo Jen

➔ SOME VERY LOVELY LINKS…

♥ I just brought out my Lightning Paw in anticipation of spring.

♥ I really want to try this natural spot solution for blemishes.

♥ I don’t go for white lingerie often, but this set looks beautiful.

♥ Oh, helllloooo. I’m loving this cotton navy peacoat and its white buttons.

♥ I love this pretty eyelet top in indigo sea and white.

♥ I think I want a new linen top — I’m thinking flax next. (free shipping)

♥ And I’d like to get a navy linen dress for this spring and summer. (free shipping)

♥ This black linen tank dress is cute, too. (20% off: DEEPSALE)

♥ Yay! That velvet bateau-neck dress I love is on sale. (40% off)

♥ Perfect — a striped bodysuit and a black bodysuit. Love them with jeans and skirts!

♥ A full bodysuit would be nice to have — lovely with skirts and shapeless dresses.

♥ This dotty fringe-y dress is adorable.

♥ I need some new black jeans and I think these are the ones. ($25 off)

♥ I love these distressed high rise jeans, too. ($45 off)

♥ These skinny high-waisted indigo jeans look good, too. ($25 off)

♥ YES. These lovely linen pants look so comfy. (20% off: DEEPSALE)

♥ This cute tube skirt with those booties below — so good. (20% off: DEEPSALE)

♥ Yes, please. The grey and rose gold is such a pretty combo. (20% off: BYEWINTER)

♥ Still eyeing these sweet spring mule booties. (25% off: highandlow25)

♥ I just got these booties in grey graphite — so in love. They feel great!

♥ OK. I totally love these pink patent leather sandals. (25% off: highandlow25)

♥ These grey sandals would be so cute with dresses and cropped wide legged pants.

♥ Oh, hello. I am in love with these stunning earrings.

♥ Wink wink flutter flutter. So cute! (20% off: WISHLIST)

♥ I adore this pretty solid brass cuff bracelet. (20% off: BYEWINTER)

♥ Such cute toothbrushes. I’ll take coral and grey, please.

♥ A super cute striped cosmetics travel bag.

♥ I love love love these candle holders — especially the peach one and the beige one.

♥ This sounds wonderful — honey and wildflowers.

♥ I’m FINALLY pulling the trigger on one of these babies this spring.

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➔ A SWEET DEAL

♥ Get up to $50 off + free shipping on denim now thru 2/24.

♥ Get 20% off everything at Vuela with code: BYEWINTER now thru 2/26.

♥ Get 20% off everything at Upper Metal Class with code: WISHLIST now thru 2/27.

♥ Get an extra 20% off all clothing at Shop Boswell with code: DEEPSALE now thru 3/1.

♥ Get an extra 50% off this sale section at J.Crew with SALETIME thru 2/24.

♥ Get 25% off all shoes at Beklina with code: highandlow25 for a limited time.

♥ My friends at Tata Harper are having a fun little giveaway.

♥ Take 30% off the Thetis Ruby Ring in 14K gold with FEBRUARYRING thru 2/28. + 10% goes to ACLU this month!

➔ I HEART PDX

♥ Portland + Seattle friends — *sign up for your farm share! Women-owned and amazing.
*Get a free week if you sign up by 2/25. I recommend the home delivery! So nice.

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.

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PHOTOS: The bath house series by Deborah Turbeville from 1975.