Image: Dan Busta
Rachel Rector lingerie

Fashion SHows

 

Unmentionable: A lingerie exhibition
Tuesday, February 11 7pm $10
Doug Fir Lounge
830 E. Burnside

Back for its second year, the planning team of Elizabeth Mollo, Cassie Ridgeway, and December Carson bring us Unmentionable’s fashion show focusing on the ever increasing collections of local underthings from the pretty and lacey to the fun and functional. The entire evening comes as one handy Valentine’s Day package with pre-show vendors selling perfect gifts for your sweetie pie before the main event. Last year’s inaugural show was one of the most fun of the season, snag your ticket now while there’s still a few left.

Designers:
Lille Boutique | Make It Good | Rachel Rector (Rector's currently in the middle of a Kickstarter campaign for those in love with the top image) | Urchin | Sarah Bibb for Folly | Thunderpants | Mag-Big  | Allihalla | Iron Oxide

Vendors:
Betsy and Iya | Imaginary Authors Perfume | Make It Good | Mag-Big | Amy Vance Soy Candles | Iron Oxide | Allihalla | Thunderpants

 

Brady Lange Spring/Summer Launch Party
Friday, February 7 7–10pm
Black Book, 20 NW 3rd Street 

View an informal presentation of Under the Gunn star Lange’s sS/S collection at a downtown party. See models display the clothes while giveaways abound and Lange reveals the lookbook shot by Cully Wright Photography. Dance party will also be in effect with DJ Portia spinning. 

 

 

 

 

Sales

Pdx Collective Sale
Satuurday, February 8 10-5pm
Sunday, February 9 11-5pm
The Cleaners at the Ace Hotel Portland
1022 SW Stark St

Always one of the best group sales of the season the Pdx Collective Sale once again hits The Cleaners this weekend with 11 fabulous boutiques selling past season merchandise at deep clearance prices alongside even new season items discounted.

Vendors: Adorn | |physical element | Parts+Labour | Parallel Portland | FOLLY | Mabel and Zora | Zella Shoes | Tumbleweed | EcoVibe Apparel | Solestruck | Radish Underground

 

Liza Reitz and Oko Valentine’s Day Sale
SATURday February 8, 11–8
2774 NW Thurman Street

Head to longtime local fashion designer Liza Reitz’s for all your Valentine’s or Galentine’s Day needs. The one day sale features 20-40% off of apparel and 15% off vintage jewelry. Plus, chocolate and champagne!

Saks Off 5th Designer Preview & Half-Off Sale
Thursday, February 6, 6-9pm
Saks at Bridgeport Village

Get major designer discounts Thursday as Off5TH offers 50% off new designer merchandise featuring such brands as Prada, Versace, Burberry, St. John Escada and more. Complimentary wine and refreshments while you shop til you drop. Print off this special coupon for an extra $20 off your $100 purchase.

 

 



 

  

Imaginary Authors Valentine's Day Sale
February 6–13, online only

Take 15% off all scents at Imaginary Authors online shop just in time for Valentine's Day by using secret promo code: bemine at check out. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SeaEcho's First Sale
February 6–7, online only

For the first time in the company's history, local line SeaEcho drops the price of thheir beloved wooly bags by 25% thru the end of the week. Take advantage while you can 

 

 

 

 

Store Events 

Grayling’s Spring Launch party
Friday, February 7 5–8pm
The Bindery, 3115 NE Sandy Blvd Ste 120

Be the first to see (and shop) Grayling’s stunning spring collection at their seasonal launch party. Enjoy bubbly and chocolates while you shop. Stop by after work with your friends and start the weekend off with some new jewelry. All online and in store purchases made Feb. 7 will be entered to win an entire Grayling look valued at $570.






 

Sunjin Lee & Acanthus Jewelry Trunk Show
Saturday, February 8 12pm
Eve in Eden, 221 NW 11th

Eve in Eden hosts a fabulous trunk show Saturday featuring the work of two incredible Portland designers: bridal designer Sunjin Lee and Nichole McIver of Acanthus Jewelry. Sip champagne, meet the designers and shop their new collections. Eve in Eden's assortment of opulent bridal gowns and accessories, new and vintage will also be available to peruse. A must visit for any bride-to-be. 

Backtalk's Tarot Reading & Trunk Show
Wednesday, February 12 6–9pm
Backtalk PDX
3962 N Mississippi Ave

Prepare for Valentine's day with a lovers tarot reading by the ladies of Psychic Siamese Terror. at Backtalk's midweek trunk show. For $10 a reading they claim, "A chance to gaze into your romantic future awaits. Bring your partners if you dare." $10 a reading. While finind out your fate, indulge in the beautifully fragrant essential oils by doTERRA International. Discover the medicinal and therapeutic benefits of topical, internal and aromatic uses of each oil.

 

 

 

 

Small Shops Big Hearts
Saturday, February 8th
Sunday, February 9th
Mississippi Avenue


Join Mississippi Avenue retailers the this weekend for a street wide event dedicated to finding the right gift for that special someone before Valentine's Day. It’s a weekend of specials, champagne, trunk shows, tarot card readings, and more. 

Participating Stores: 

Paxton Gate PDX
Meet & Greet The Artist- Erica Kanter Saturday 3pm-7pm
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Trunk Show – Savannah Crow Sunday 3pm-7pm
Complimentary beverages both days during the events
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Animal Traffic
20% off all items 

Gypsy Chic
Valentines Weekend Special w/20% off sterling silver and other fashion jewelry. All winter clothing is 30%-60% off

Black Wagon
Hosting a sweet Valentine's themed art project, accompanied by complimentary champagne and treats

Backtalk PDX
Saturday, January 8th trunk show for Revere by jewelry designer Lauren Main. Her jewelry is the perfect gift for your sweetheart...or just for yourself! 12pm-6pm 
www.reveremetalworks.com

Emerald Petals
Oregon tulips for $12 normally $15 and $1 off all Valentine's day cards. Complimentary champagne and sugar cookies 

Blue Sky Wellness Studio
Get your gift certificates at Blue Sky Wellness and enjoy complimentary cookies and chocolate 

sunlan lighting
Complimentray Sunlan bumper sticker w/purchase 

Pistils Nursery
Saturday, January 8th get a free Air Plant with a purchase of $25 or more. 
Sunday, January 9th trunk show featuring the jewelry of Marika Emerson. Complimentary wine and champagne
www.aymarieke.goodsie.com 

jet
Storewide discounts and complimentary wine 

PDXchange - Fair and Square.
A free jewelry box with any jewelry purchase $25 or more

Manifesto Shoes
Tarot card readings on Saturday. Complimentary champagne all weekend

Reading Frenzy
Peruse a selection of Valentine's Day themed books and make your own V-Day button (free with purchase)!

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