Downtown Portland, the city’s retail core, boasts a wide array of shopping options, from department stores such as Nordstrom, Mario’s and major international retailers like those at Pioneer Place mall (see below) to the boutiques and specialty shops of the West End.
Downtown Portland’s home for big-brand shopping, Pioneer Place houses major brands like Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., Tory Burch, Camper, J. Crew, H&M, Apple and more. In addition to more than 75 stores, the multi-block shopping center has an expansive food court and a movie theater.
The Pearl District is renowned for national and international shops (including REI) as well as homegrown favorites like the iconic Powell’s City of Books, fashion-forward boutiques,interior design shops and art galleries.Tired of walking? Step aboard the Portland Streetcar, which runs through the neighborhood.
Northwest / Nob Hill
The centerpieces of this Victorian-lined residential area (also known as Nob Hill) are vibrant Northwest 23rd and 21st avenues, packed with whimsical boutiques, national retailer sand restaurants with sidewalk seating ideal for people-watching.
The largest mall in the state houses more than 150 stores, a 10-screen movie theater and an indoor ice rink. Located near the Oregon Convention Center, Lloyd Center is easily accessed from downtown via MAX light rail.
If you’re “so over” the traditional mall format, 811 E. Burnside St. in the Central Eastside is just what the doctor ordered. This indie mall of sorts is home to several local apparel shops and accessory designers like Haunt, plus a good selection of vintage threads.
Just 30 minutes south of Portland directly off of Interstate 5, Woodburn Premium Outlets is the largest tax-free outlet in the West. Pull in for sought-after style from more than 100 stores like Columbia Sportswear, Adidas and Banana Republic, often at deep discounts.
The Columbia Gorge Outlets, 25 minutes east of Portland, features Adidas, Gap, Levi’s, Coach and 40 more big brands.
More Shopping Centers
Jantzen Beach Center
Jantzen Beach Center, just south of Vancouver, Washington, is an expansive outdoor mall with nearly 30 stores. The big brands on offer include Lane Bryant, TJ Maxx and Ulta Beauty.
Conveniently located along the MAX light rail Red Line, two stops away from Portland International Airport, Cascade Station is one of Portland’s top spots for big-box shopping. The Northeast Portland shopping features 46 stores, including Oregon’s only IKEA, as well as Best Buy and the Banana Republic Factory Store.
Around the Region
Southwest of Portland, Bridgeport Village features 70 upscale shops in an open-air setting, while Tigard’s Washington Square Mall is home to five department stores, as well as more than 170 specialty stores, including Sephora, Williams-Sonoma and Pottery Barn.
Shopping Events in Portland
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Shop for Made-In-Portland Goods
These companies churn out consistently cool made-in-Portland products, from fashionable swimwear and accessories to leather goods and lighting.
Vintage Shopping in Portland
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Shoe Shopping in Downtown Portland
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Portland’s Best Back-To-School Shopping
This fall, ditch the chain stores and get your kids ready to learn in style by shopping at these distinctly Portland spots.
Portland’s “Mystic District”: Three Magical Shops in One City Block
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Portland Streetwear Shops
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Men’s Shopping in Downtown Portland
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Vinyl Shopping in Portland
From vintage wax to new European imports, those rare releases you’ve been searching for are surely waiting at one of these rockin’ local vinyl stores.
Do Your Holiday Shopping During Little Boxes
Skip the Black Friday frenzy (and the sales tax) in favor of a fun, locally made alternative: Little Boxes.