Designer Focus | ISABEL MARANT

Designer Focus | ISABEL MARANT

Isabel Marant is the crème de la crème when it comes to Parisian fashion. She made a name for herself in 1989 with the debut of her accessories line, followed by her women’s ready-to-wear launch in 1994. Since then her brand has become known for its effortless cool, appealing to indie bohemians and chic style-setters [Read more...]

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Put some SPRING in your step

Put some SPRING in your step

Welcome back from the holiday weekend! We hope you’re all as pastel-and-ginghamed-out as we are, and are now enjoying the many chocolate eggs you procured over the weekend. That always helps to make our Monday an easier transition. Gents, this one’s for you. We’re talking shoes and–since we know guys like things delivered very straightforward–we’re just going [Read more...]

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Style Stop

Style Stop

We’re starting off our week with Michael, our Portland Men’s Store Lead/Shoe Specialist, and delving into his personal style file… [THE EDIT] To give your fashion advice some context–we’re dying to know –how would you describe your personal style in three words? [MICHAEL] Fun, comfortable, cute. [THE EDIT] Okay we’ll give you that, we love your use [Read more...]

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The Finer Things

The Finer Things

Wise words… “I like light, color, luminosity. I like things full of color and vibrant” -Oscar de la Renta “I’m human. If I didn’t make mistakes, I’d never learn. You can only go forward by making mistakes.” – Alexander McQueen “I just want to make people more beautiful and happy.” -Alber Elbaz “Fashion is the [Read more...]

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How to wear: Printed Denim

How to wear: Printed Denim

If you’ve looked at a fashion blog or magazine–or have shopped for any bottoms lately–you have probably noticed that printed jeans are in! They can look intimidating on the rack, but when mingled with the appropriate counter-parts these powerful pants can work wonders on an outfit. Keep reading for our quick denimology lesson…we provide a few [Read more...]

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D-I-Y Geronimo! Balloons

D-I-Y Geronimo! Balloons

Maybe you heard, on March 10th there was a cosmic coincidence that only happens ONCE a year–the day that MAR.10 spells MARIO–and we decided the celebration in our stores required extra-special decor! We have long been fans of the creative geniuses of Geronimo! balloon-troopers and decided we would do our best to create something similar for our [Read more...]

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The Finer Things

The Finer Things

With the March issues of our favorite fashion magazines landing on our doorstep this week, we’ve been feeling inspired to do some light reading. Each year we await the substantially-thicker March issue with its 500+ pages of advertisements, photos and fascinating features on our favorite designers! We encourage you to get to know these designers [Read more...]

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The Finer Things

The Finer Things

Despite our current fixation on everything happening at Fall Fashion Week in New York, things are looking more and more springy around our stores. We hope you enjoy our light, refreshing collection of the Finer Things… {our new favorite cocktail Champagne & St. Germain} 1/2 part Elderflower liqueur, top off with prosecco drop in raspberries for [Read more...]

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Fashion Week

Fashion Week

We know you’re just pulling out your floral prints and dusting off your favorite sandals for their spring debut, but we’re already looking ahead to fall…why? It’s New York Fashion Week. We’re all about planning our wardrobe in advance, so what could be more exciting? See what happened when a few of our favorite American [Read more...]

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What Knot to Wear

What Knot to Wear

Studies have shown that beauty starts with proportion–but we’re not here to talk about bone structure–and believe it or not this principle extends straight into your closet. (Guys, this one’s for you.) We sat down with one of our style experts and he offered us a few simple proportional guidelines to even things out when [Read more...]

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