Hello! Happy Friday. Here’s a giant list of fun things happening around Portland over the next few weeks. Lots happening this evening–maybe you can have an amazing night of fun party hopping around town! If we aren’t rained out this weekend–I hope to either get some ocean time or bicycling time in. I also want to try out Roman Candle Baking Co. and go get more of this addictive Palo Santo dark chocolate I found at The Meadow. YUM. Get some. xo
P.S. PLEASE vote for amazing Portland small business, Colette Patterns! They are nominees in the Martha Stewart American Made contest and if they win the the prize money–they’ll be giving ALL of the cash to their employees as a big ‘thank you’. SO COOL. You can vote 6x a day!
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♡ Tonight, Friday, Sept 6, from 6–9PM, come down to the Church + State Sample Sale! The sale is entitled “99 PROBLEMS BUT A DRESS AIN’T ONE” and all dresses will be marked down to $99 (!!!). All of the pieces are made in Portland and there are a full rage of sizes (they are actually first production run dresses versus samples). They’ll be serving up bubbles while people shop and, obviously, playing a Jay-Z only playlist. Plus, sweet Ashley Sophia Clark’s amazing photography will be featured. The sale is at 727 SE Morrison St. MORE INFO.
♡ This evening, Friday, Sept 6, join Sword+Fern for their art opening from 6–10PM. Sword+Fern is proud to present an interactive sound installation from Portland-based artist and composer Claudia Meza, with drawings by Mexico City-based artist Rafael Rodríguez Rivera. You’re invited to interact with the installation and press “play”. Sword+Fern is at 811 E. Burnside. MORE INFO.
♡ This evening, Friday, Sept 6, Nationale will have an opening reception for Delaney Allen’s third solo exhibition, A Personal Nature, from 6–9PM. Come by and see his amazing photography! Nationale is at 811 E. Burnside. MORE INFO.
♡ Tonight, Friday, Sept 6, there is going to be a celebration for a cool tattoo artist and axe collaboration, Steel+Ink! Portland tattoo artists and Trust Co axes will unveil their wonderful designs together. There will also be food, beer and more art and prints. The event takes places from 6–9PM at Union/Pine 525 SE Pine St. MORE INFO.
♡ Tonight, Friday, Sept 6, come by Land Gallery to check out the amazing Tae Won Yu: REMAKE the world in paper show. Tae Won Yu has been mastering the medium of paper sculpture in a fresh and exhilarating way—come see! All ages. 6–9PM. Land is at 3925 N Mississippi Ave. MORE INFO.
♡ Tonight, Friday, Sept 6, Union Rose will be having their big Great Fall Out Sale from 6–9PM. 15 local designers, major deals and more. All during a fun Montavilla neighborhood First Friday—lots to see and do! Union Rose is at 7909 SE Stark St. MORE INFO.
♡ On Weds, Sept 11, Radish Underground will be hosting a fun evening with Clair Vintage and Hubris Apparel. The fall fashion celebration starts at 4PM and will run into the evening. Radish Underground is at 414 SW 10th Ave. MORE INFO.
♡ On Wednesday, Sept 11, come out for Portland’s first annual Fall Into Fashion event! Come celebrate with the community and the shops of Downtown Portland with fashion shows, in-store events, food and fun giveaways! Outdoor catwalk shows at Director Park every 30 minutes from 5:30–7:30PM, fun photo booths, pedi-cabs, gift certificates and raffles. Lots of fun! MORE INFO. See THE FASHION EVENT SCHEDULE!
♡ Starting Thursday, Sept 12, custom suiting/menswear brand, Indochino, will be having a ‘Traveling Tailor’ pop up shop here in Portland. Indochino runs 9/12–9/23 and hours are: 8am-8pm weekdays, Saturdays 9am-8pm and Sundays 10am-7pm. Appointments can be made HERE. The pop up will be located at 922 SW Yamhill St. MORE INFO.
♡ Starting Saturday, Sept 14 through Sunday, Sept 15, the big PDX Collective Sale will be happening! There will be 11 boutiques offering FANTASTIC deals on loot from their shops to make way for fall merchandise. Betsy & Iya, Bridge City Mercantile, Communion, Ecovibe, Folly, Lizard Lounge, Parallel, Parts + Labour, Shop Adorn, Zella Shoes and Radish Underground. Stop by! The sale is at The Cleaners at Ace Hotel 403 SW 10th Ave. MORE INFO.
♡ On Thursday, Sept 19, join Shop Adorn for their big Pendleton The Portland Collection Launch Party celebration! From 6–9PM there will be Pendleton whisky, treats, a designer meet and greet with the TPC designers (Rachel Turk, Nathaniel Crissman and John Blasioli), fun Pendleton and Shop Adorn giveaways, swag bags for the first 15 customers and LOTS more. Plus, you can snap up the NEW DESIGNS! Shop Adorn is at 4120 NE Fremont St. MORE INFO.
♡ Thursday, Sept 26, come out for the 5th Annual Modified Style Portland 2013 Runway Show and Fashion Fundraising Event. Designers of all skill levels create garments made of recycled and donated fabric, these garments are then auctioned off to you! Funds raised will go to 3 beneficiaries: Sisters of the Road, Bark, and the Pixie Project! After the runway show, stay for the 21+ party, too. TICKETS and MORE INFO.
♡ On Sunday, Oct 6, The Portland Mercury will be having their 1st Annual Chili Jamboree! They’ve teamed up with Mississippi Studios, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Pabst Blue Ribbon and Nicky USA for a big Portland celebrity chef chili cook-off, pie and a bunch of music. From 2pm—??? The Chili Jamboree will be at 3939 N. Mississippi Ave. MORE INFO.
♡ Word on the street is that Eden just unearthed an incredible lot of vintage wedding gowns! There are dozens of beautiful gowns dating from the 1930s through 1970s in a variety of sizes! Stop by the shop during normal business hours or call them to arrange a private appointment (bubbly provided, of course). Call (503) 222-2285 or visit the lovely ladies of Eden at 221 NW 11th Ave. 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 will be having sales because they are closing their doors at the end of September, unfortunately. Josephine’s Dry Goods is at 521 SW 11th Ave #100. MORE INFO.
I love the gorgeous new lookbook from Demimonde! My dear friend, Rachael Donaldson, makes these stunning jewels and owns this wonderfully inspiring little shop in NE Portland. Carlie and Julia did such a good job of capturing the Demimonde vibe. I’m so happy that she now has a proper online shop where she’s working on listing her own designs, amazing vintage pieces, housewares and some other awesome small designers. Check out the new shop! If something you like isn’t listed–you can email to see if it’s available to order. If you are in Portland–pop by Demimonde at 2428 NE Broadway St! More HERE.
A SWEET DEAL:
Get 20% off all orders at Demimonde with promo code: HONEYMONDE now thru 9/12/13!
Today’s wonderful giveaway is from Kindling Vintage–a lovely little shop run by Amanda near the mountains in Tennessee. One lucky person will win a $100 shop credit to spend on whatever they’d like from Kindling. I love everything she picks to curate her shop–she has a beautiful aesthetic. So romantic and so much treasure! If you don’t already–I recommend following her on Instagram (@kindlingvintage) as well. GOOD LUCK, EVERYONE!
UPDATE: Congratulations to Kari Phillips! She won the prize!
➔ TO ENTER:
1. Visit the Kindling Vintage shop and tell us your shop favorites in a comment below.
2. For an extra entry, “Like” Honey Kennedy on Facebook AND Kindling Vintage on Facebook. Then leave a comment below. If you already like us both–just let me know that, too!
A SWEET DEAL: Get 15% off on all items at Kindling Vintage with promo code: HONEYKENNEDY now thru 9/13/13.
DRAWING: This giveaway ends Tuesday, Sept 10, at 11PM PST. The winner will be chosen at random and I’ll update this post with the name of the winner on Wednesday, Sept 11.
SHIPPING, ETC: Winner may use a portion of their shop credit towards shipping. International entries are welcome, but any customs fees are the buyer’s responsibility. Thanks!
I’ve been ogling the gorgeous new Tiro Tiro jewelry collection, Forma Nueva, for a few weeks since Teresa has been wearing shiny, mesmerizing layers of her beautiful designs when we hang out. LOVE IT. If something about the enchanted sculptural silhouettes of this line feels familiar it’s because her work was–until today–known as beloved label, Stone & Honey.
Teresa’s craft has developed over time and she’s felt that her work has shifted into something different than where she started–and that significant change deserved a new name. So, happily, here we have Tiro Tiro and an incredible new collection. More HERE.
A SWEET DEAL:
Get 15% off all orders at Tiro Tiro with promo code: IHEARTTIROTIRO now thru 9/15/13!