made in Portland

Cascade Record Pressing creates community-driven vinyl

With fewer than 20 record-pressing plants left in the United States, Portland is lucky to have one in its own backyard.

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Wild Woman collection celebrates diversity and identity

Portland fashion designer Marcela Dyer’s stunning Wild Woman collection boasts exquisite, hand-embroidered portraits of women’s faces. Her line — and her message of female empowerment — is now going on tour.

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The wide, wild world of Portland’s Tender Loving Empire

Since 2007, indie label Tender Loving Empire has released albums from celebrated local artists and sold a range of goods crafted in Portland.

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WeMake Celebrates conference explores the creative process

Portland nonprofit WeMake hosts an annual creative conference that celebrates makers and examines the creative process.

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Five women-made cannabis edibles to try in Portland

From cheese crips to cold brew, these Portland women take cannabis edibles to the next level.

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Cannabis ceramics: Portland-made pipes

From chic pipes to cheeky honey bear bubblers, local makers bring legal cannabis consumption into the 21st century.

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Portland’s plus-size fashion scene

The body-positive movement is flourishing in Portland, making it a plus-size shopping destination, complete with designers, boutiques and fashion shows.

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Portland’s “Mystic District”: Three magical shops in one city block

Whether you’re curious about crystals, dreaming of divination decks or just seeking sweet-smelling soap, Portland’s Mystic District has the store for you.

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Mead in and around Portland

Sample mead, the latest drink to hit Portland's booming beverage industry, at tasting rooms in and around the city.

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Portland’s J. Pepin Art Gallery destigmatizes mental illness

Founded by an art lover with bipolar disorder, Portland’s J. Pepin Art Gallery showcases works by artists living with mental illness.

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