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Inside the PDX Fashion Incubator.


Fashion
Last Sunday, yours truly co-hosted (alongside Portland Tribune fashion scribe Jill Spitznass) the inaugural PDX Fashion Incubator runway show. Featuring nine local apparel designers, it drew well ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

GIFTS ON THE FLYGIFTS ON THE FLY

Don't leave home without shopping PDX Int'l Airport.


Fashion
You've anticipated it for months: the annual flight from cosmopolitan Portland back to your humble holiday homestead in Iowa, Oklahoma, or Chico, Calif. But between baling up dirty laundry and las ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

...The Tough Get Naked

Banish the winter blues! Have a Naked Lady Party!


Fashion
Problem: You're un- or under-employed, and the party season is in full gallop. Your wardrobe has hit its lowest low since the angora batwing trend of early '01. What's a fashionable gal to do?Solu ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 20, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

ROUNDUP AT THE OHS CORRAL

The Oregon History Center goes under the knife.


Fashion
The Oregon Historical Society's artifact collection, which represents the most comprehensive archive of Oregon history around (specimens include a sagebrush sandal from 8,000 B.C. and a Lewis & Cl ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

cold cuts

Portland fashion even a man could love.


Fashion
Of all the requests this columnist receives from readers, none is more persistent than a deep-voiced clamor for decent men's retail. Men of Portland, I feel for you. I want to help you make a last ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

JACKIE- O- LANTERNS

Trick or Treat Yourself to Cheap (or Free!) Cosmetics


Fashion
You may be a soap-and-water Sally 364 days of the year, but All Hallows Eve demands a little drama of the cosmetic type. Even after you retire that Gwen Stefani costume, fall is a great time to ge ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 30, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

A FRESH COAT

Morale-boosting winter warmups, '60s style.


Fashion
In Portland, the onset of fall means ignoring fresh fashion directives in favor of the tried and true "hot cider and a good book" look. If you must hunker down by frumping it up (and you know you ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

CRIMES AGAINST FASHION

Smash-and-grab burglaries daunt local boutiques.


Fashion
Local clothing designer and shop owner Genna Golden was in New York for a wedding Sept. 14 when the Portland Police Bureau called her to say a motion sensor in her small Alberta Street fashion bou ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

Babes in Tween-Land

What's wrong with back-to-school bootywear.


Fashion
What hath Lolita wrought?Somewhere between Nabokov and Swimfan, a great idea got lost--the idea that girls start out as kids. Sure, we all knew that children could be sexualized (Shirley Temple--w ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

fender benders

Overkill Furniture takes rock 'n' roll to the rec room.


Fashion
One visit to the Southeast furniture showroom it calls home might convince you that Overkill Design is a slick outfit. There are neatly arrayed business cards in the reception area. There are floo ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 11, 2002 Elizabeth Dye
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