Word on the Street: Glamshackle
What Portlanders are saying—or should be.
Glamshackle glam-shak-uhl (adj)
Exhibiting a fashionable state of engineered decay, dishevelment, or simulated rot.
As seen in: Restaurant décor and personal appearance. In a sentence: “You’d never guess from the rust, peeling paint, and dingy lighting that this bar opened just a week ago. Hello, glamshackle!” Related: Just-so bed-head, distressed jeans, new “antiques.”