Mario’s Buyers Shop Contemporary

This past week, a few members from our men’s and women’s buying teams traversed the country for two huge contemporary fashion exhibitions – Project in Las Vegas and Coterie, held in NYC. They spent their days meeting with vendors and picking out the best in contemporary clothing happening right now, to bring home and share [Read more...]

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Mario's Buyers Shop Contemporary

Olympic Style

Fashion isn’t necessarily the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about the Olympics. It’s about victory, defeat and athletes from around the globe coming together to celebrate sport. And yet, fashion is a big business at the Olympics! At first glance, what appears to be a ski slope, a half pipe or an [Read more...]

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Olympic Style

It’s almost here….

…Mario’s Spring 2014 Magazine! Yep, the latest and greatest in spring fashion at Mario’s will be arriving to your doorstep sometime next week. See what we came up with this season and hurry in for your new spring wardrobe! { Hot off the presses! Mario’s Spring 2014 Magazine }  

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It's almost here....

Contemporary Trend: Neutrals

In case we haven’t said it enough, spring has officially arrived at Mario’s! Of course, sadly, that’s in the sense of clothing, not the weather, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less exciting. Along with bold prints and zipper details (which we’ll show you later on) neutrals are a major trend this season in denim [Read more...]

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We’re dressing up this spring…

This spring, it’s all about the dress. Dresses in every shape, color, style and fabric flounced down the runway of the spring shows and they are finally arriving in store. There is much to be said for finding the perfect dress, but the sheer ease a dress lends to getting outfitted in the morning, really [Read more...]

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We're dressing up this spring...

Vacation Essentials: BYOB

Yep, it’s a popular time of year to escape to the sun for some fun and relaxation. As new spring styles and vibrant colors hit our women’s floors, we are day dreaming of warmer climates and afternoons spent vacationing on the beach. Here are a few of our picks for must-have resort wear, whether you [Read more...]

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Vacation Essentials: BYOB

Mario’s Loves PIFF

The 37th annual Portland International Film Festival kicked off last week and the line up is full of must-see flicks. For many years now, Mario’s has been supporting this great celebration of cinema by dedicating our downtown Portland store windows to the event. Take a look back through the years at some of the best [Read more...]

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Mario's Loves PIFF

STYLE ICON: Steve McQueen

At Mario’s, we are quite literally in the business of style. We strive to be taste makers and style leaders. Style movers and style shakers. A voice of reason when you try to select a sweater or a pair of trousers that maybe isn’t quite right for you. A champion for trying those pieces that [Read more...]

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STYLE ICON: Steve McQueen

Valentine’s Day Gift Giving

Valentine’s Day 2014 is right around the corner and that means the search is on to find the perfect gift for all of the loved ones in your life. Chocolates and flowers – while traditional and thoughtful – are not always the most exciting or original. Instead, celebrate the day of love with one of [Read more...]

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Valentine's Day Gift Giving

Behind the Scenes: Men’s NYC Buying Trip

This past week, Mario and our men’s buying team weathered the Polar Vortex jaunting from appointment to appointment, showroom to showroom to preview what’s in the market for Fall 2014. Through the lens of our Senior Men’s Buyer, Simon Chan, we take you behind the scenes to give you a sneak peek of what to expect [Read more...]

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Behind the Scenes: Men's NYC Buying Trip