STORE NEWS

Apple Store Re-Launch

Mac diehards can rejoice as our shiny new Apple store opens Saturday, May 31. The first 1,000 customers get a free commemorative T-shirt to remember that time when we all had to temporarily survive with a small Genius Bar. 

Apple Store
Pioneer Place
700 Southwest 5th Avenue


 

American Apparel Expands

If you're in the market for a lycra bodysuit or slimcut button down, after months of papered over windows, the newly expanded American Apparel on Hawthorne is officially open, taking up over double the space of its former tight quarters. Get your socks today.

Americal Apparel
3412 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
Portland, OR 97214 

 

EVENTS 

FOLLY'S SIXTH ANNIVERSARY PARTY

It’s always cause to celebrate when one of our own small businesses makes it through another momentous year. On First Thursday, head to Folly to say happy anniversary to owner Sarah Bibb while you sip cocktails and scoop up raffle prizes, including expensive cashmere from Quinn and lingerie from Sarah Bibb. Special discounts for folks who wear pieces from Folly.

Folly
Thursday, June 5, 6pm
1005 NW 16th Ave

 

MCMENAMINS, DRAG QUEENS, BRUNCH, AND A MOVIE

In a pairing as perfect as red wine and chocolate, Sunday June 1 ushers in the return of the McMenamin's hosted Poison Waters & Friends Sunday Brunch Show and Film.  For under $20 attendess can munch on a brunch buffet while drage queens entertain and then top off the fun with a classic style inspired film. This round see Portland icon Poison Waters along with Kourtni Capree DuvCarlos Ramirez Quezada, and Topaz Crawford perform before a showing of The Birdcage. Bottomless mimosas available for added fun.

Poison Waters & Friends
Brunch and Film
Sunday, June 1 10:30am
Kennedy School
5736 NE 33rd Ave

 

 

Union Pine Pop Up

There's not much to say except, "you should go to this." Twenty-four local vendors bring their chic goods from the home decor, apparel, and accessories world into one First Friday shopping fantasy.

Find goods from:

AK Vintage
Appetite
Atelier Ace
Backtalk PDX
Beam & Anchor
BLTN jewelry
Bridge & Burn Bridge Burn
Cabana Pdx
Classic Vintage Rentals
Mag-Big
Make It Good
Mazama Wares
Nell & Mary
Oso Market + Bar
Poler Stuff
Portland Apothecary
PRIMECUT
seaecho
Summerland
Sword+Fern
WORN PATH
XRAY.FM

U/P Pop Up
Friday, June 6 5pm
525 SE Pine Street 

 

 

 

FASHION SHOWS  

FASHIONING CASCADIA VINTAGE RUNWAY SHOW

The Museum of Contemporary Craft continues its hold on the city with the latest event as part of Fashioning Cascadia. Friday evening, see twenty-plus pieces from the inventory of AlexSandra's Vintage EmporiumBombshell VintageLiving Threads VintageLulu's VintageLorrel Mae's Vintage, Lodekka, and Xtabay Vintage Clothing Boutique each with local significance or stories from the original owners with Mistress and Master of Ceremonies, AlexSandra and Tony Starlight's Supperclub & Lounge with music by Reece Marshburn. Twenty dollars gets you a ticket and two drinks, plus trunk show shopping to follow. 

Vintage Runway Show
Friday, May 31 7pm
The Plant
939 SE Alder Street

SALES 


Sword + Fern Estate Sale

Uber-cool jewelry designer Emily Baker (owner of Sword + Fern) is embracing the minimalist life and downsizing her massive collection of interior decor, leftover jewelry bits, and collection of textiles. With her home featured in upcoming book New Bohemian Interior Design, this is one estate sale that style lovers don't want to miss.

Sword + Fern Estate Sale
May 31–June 1, 9am to 3pm
4812 NE 29th Ave 

 

Agave Denim Warehouse Sale

Twice a year, the local denim company invites the public into its warehouse for bargain basement prices to clear out samples and old stock. The super-slashed prices on Agave Denim jeans, knitwear, sweaters, leather jackets and more for men and women are well worth the trek to Ridgefield. Bring gently used jeans to donate to Neighbors helping Neighbors and The Arc of Clark County and receive an additional 10% off your purchase.

June 6–8
Agave Denim Warehouse
6210 S. 11th Street
Ridgefield, Washington


 

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