Eden Dawn (a rare born-and-raised Oregonian) used her bachelor’s degrees in English Lit and Fashion Design to elbow her way to the position of style editor. With a love for all things style she’s provided shopping guides for Portland’s vintage hunters, hung out in the glitter-filled closet of drag queen legend Darcelleinterviewed Tim Gunn on Project Runway’s love affair with Portland, and styled fashion features extravagant enough to make Jay Gatsby blush.

When she’s not writing do’s and dont’s for the city, she’s styling the fashion features for Portland Bride & Groom, giving advice on where to shop in Travel Portland, or starring in one of Portland Monthly’s Elements of Style fashion videos. In non-fashion moments she can be found in search of the perfect picnic location or hunkered down at home with her handsome boyfriend and two (borderline dictatorial) girl cats.

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Dreamy Visions from Portland Fashion's Upcoming Spring Lines

We asked three local designers to share tips for rising to the occasion of the warm-weather wardrobe.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 03/02/2015
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The Oscars Red Carpet Highs and Lows

Get out that judgey face, we're serving up opinions on the red carpet gowns (including a local designer) and the seemingly never-ending show.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 02/23/2015
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Fade to Light (The Party Fashion Show) Returns Wednesday

Ten designers take over the Crystal Ballroom stage Wednesday night for a fashion multi-media explosion. And we have tickets to give away!

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 02/23/2015
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Local Lingerie Takes Over Portland

Couldn't get in to the sold-out Unmentionable lingerie fashion show? Never fear, we have all the runway looks here.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 02/17/2015
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Engaged? Get Your Bridal World Rocked

Portland Bride & Groom takes over The Nines with a bridal blitz of wedding planning, fashions shows, and a Bloody Mary bar.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 02/17/2015
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Local Lingerie on the Runway

Pretty underthings take over the runway at the fourth annual installment of this lingerie exposition.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 02/03/2015
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A Spectacular Italian Fashion Exhibit Hits Portland

This week, the long-awaited Italian Style exhibit makes Portland Art Museum the only West Coast stop for its vintage Valentino, Prada, Missoni, and more. Not to mention a special additional exhibit devoted to our local fashion designers.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 02/03/2015
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The Portland Art Museum's Extravaganza of Italian Fashion

With an imported look at Italian style, Portland Art Museum reveals how a scruffy upstart country captured the world’s aesthetic imagination. Sound familiar? (We can dream!)

  • By Eden Dawn and Shawn Levy
  • Published 02/02/2015
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PDX to QVC? Our Hometown Project Runway Celeb Is Ready for Some Screen Time

Project Runway slayer Seth Aaron takes over home shopping television with an hour special debuting his spring collection.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 01/27/2015
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This Is How Portlanders Celebrate Decemberists Day

How to prove a city supports one of its biggest bands? Give them an official day, a collaborative art project, and swarm them with adoration.

  • By Eden Dawn and Cervante Pope
  • Published 01/22/2015
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Love Good Design? Then Do These Things in January!

New stores and galleries opening! An OMSI fashion show! Steals and Deals! We have it all in January's roundup.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 01/20/2015
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Cult Favorite Betsy & Iya's New Jewelry Line is Made for "You + Me"

The Portland jewelry company debuts its new geometric collection inspired by pairings of all kinds.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 01/19/2015
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The Highs and Lows of the Golden Globes Red Carpet

Awards season may mean snagging a statue for actors, but for most of us it's just about the red carpet. See who wore what here.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 01/12/2015
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Local, Comfortable, Stylish Basics for Everyday Fashion

Local line Reif Haus takes every day basics out of the boring territory with their current lookbook stocked with comfy, chic, and wearable pieces.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 01/05/2015
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Emerging Designer Myriam Marcela-Dyer is a Pattern Pro

An emerging designer turns heads with bold prints and vintage textiles.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 01/05/2015
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Eat, Drink, and Be Judgy: A Red Carpet Viewing Extravaganza

Join Portland Monthly on Sunday, January 11 at Rontoms for a free viewing party of the Golden Globes—Hollywood's most outrageous awards show.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 12/16/2014
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An Entire Store Devoted to Locally Made Goods

A new Pearl District shop boasts nothing but Portland-made goods.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 12/16/2014
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How to Shop (and Have Fashion-Related Fun) This Week

As Hannukah begins and Christmas draws closer, take advantage of the serious fun this week, from another installment of Fashion in Film at The Hollywood to one last holiday bazaar at Dig a Pony.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 12/15/2014
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The ‘Wild’ Movie Premiere Transformed NW Portland into a Little Hollywood

Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Cheryl Strayed, and many more from the movie turned out for a premiere like Portland has never seen. We have a recap and slide show.

  • By Aaron Scott, Eden Dawn, and Arthur Hitchcock
  • Published 12/09/2014
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10 Local Stocking Stuffers Under $10

No need to break the bank when it comes to stuffing those stockings. Behold ten easy ideas far superior to oranges.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 12/09/2014
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