Ready to look like a Portlander? Stock up on local styles and Portland-made goods at these popular Northwest-style boutiques. Whether you’re into tomboy-themed apparel, graphic T-shirts or sleeping bags with sleeves (oh yes — they’re real), you’ll be sure to find something you love.
Hatched by a pair of Nike alumnae in 2013, Wildfang is a tomboy-themed boutique that claims fans like musician Sara Bareilles and Olympic-athlete-turned-model Casey Legler. House favorites include an updated letterman’s jacket and pony-hair oxfords.
Set on East Burnside, Portland fashion legend Holly Stalder’s shop Haunt is loaded with chic, modern pieces and accessories from local designers.
To properly accessorize the patented rugged-yet-refined Portland look, stop into Tanner Goods. The luxe leatherwares shop credits its beginnings to mentor L.P. Streifel, a legendary bronco rider and saddle maker, for passing down the traditional techniques they use to craft an heirloom-quality line of accessories like design-your-own belts and swoon-worthy saddlebags.
Want to update your look, but not sure where to start? Adorn is a Portland-born women’s boutique that employs stylists on-site to help you with all your wardrobe woes. Featuring over 100 brands and three locations across the city, they’ll help you find the perfect flirty dress for a romantic night out, or upgrade your jeans and t-shirt game by adding a striking accessory for an understated fashion statement.
By combining quality fashion at affordable prices, locally owned Communion provides a selection of relevant, on-trend pieces for both men and women. International brands like the Copenhagen-based designs from Storm & Marie commingle with local makers like AK Studio and Pendleton, allowing customers to create chic looks with both global and local appeal.