In the August issue of Portland Monthly, stylish readers will:

◊ Meet three local companies leading the movement away from exploitative overseas clothing factories (without sacrificing style).

◊ Discover Pattern People’s secret to creating fashion-forward patterns for walls, clothes, and beyond.

← Gear up with the best Portland stuff for your next camping adventure, from backpacks to camping blankets.

◊ Open up the Trophy Case and peruse August’s best handmade stuff, from sangria in a bag to Adidas’s new spring-loaded “levitating” shoe.

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