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Healthy, Wealthy & Wise

Healthy, Wealthy & Wise

The Annual Pearl Gift Guide HEALTHY Enchance the well-being of your friends and family—and perhaps yourself—with goods that relate to better eating, cleaning, skincare, and all-around positive feeling. Salud! 1–4  Who says healthy eating and drinking can’t also be decadent and delicious? The beneficial antioxidant resveratrol abounds in the complex red varietals of Cerulean Winery

Say Yes to a Summer Dress

Pair gorgeous jewelry—perhaps this bold, red circle necklace—with an I. Madeline eyelet wrap dress, or snap up a locally designed red Dubard dress at Anne Bocci Boutique and Gallery. For the latest from London and New York, check out Milly’s sleek V-neck baby-blue Mandy or Shoshanna’s elegant floral-lace Jemima dress with a Salar Mila Crossbody

Head for the Hills

The Pearl abounds with fine outdoor-gear shops. Trekkers, take note: It’s important to invest in dependable footwear. We recommend (left to right) waterproof Grouse boots from Portland-based Danner, sold exclusively at Filson and essential in rainy weather; the quick-drying Newport Hydro sandal from KEEN for scampering around waterfalls in the Gorge; and the lightweight, all-terrain Hanwag

25 Reasons to Love Summer

Emerald parks, dapper dining, and shops bursting with warm-weather fashion and gear—our favorite ways to celebrate the season By Andrew Collins, Fernando Nocedal, and Ellee Thalheimer with illustrations by Angela Southern. Click here to see the full layout of this feature in our digital flipbook. 1. Salud! to Summer Ale – Local Brewery Summer Offerings

Rock, Paper, Scissors

ROCK Our favorite gifts related to earthly elements—marble, mica, gemstones, salt, minerals, and even a couple of nods to rock ’n’ roll. 1  Curate carries arresting picture frames fringed with polished geode slices. // 2 You can also pick up these simply elegant light- and dark-marble bowls and delicate twig-inspired spoons at Curate. They’re perfect for

Autumn Accents

Up your style game this fall with these must-have accessories. Iris Apfel, the legendary nonagenarian style icon and subject of a documentary about her flamboyant taste in accessories, puts it this way: “More is more and less is a bore.” Put that motto to the test this fall with modish musts from four neighborhood shops

Rooftop Repast

To help inspire your next dinner gathering, we created this sumptuous feast at stunning NV Portland (, one of the Pearl’s premier addresses for sophisticated urban living. The elegant 26-story apartment tower opened last summer and offers a number of plush amenities, including a spiffy lobby, a fully equipped fitness room, and this expansive living

City Home Opens Second Location in the Pearl District

Eclectic vintage wonderland design showroom now open to the public City Home (825 NW Davis St, 503-888-8717) has opened the doors to an eclectic home furnishings wonderland in Portland’s interior design hotbed, the Pearl District. It’s the second City Home location opened by owner Kim Pelett, who has over 30 years of experience selling vintage

The Art of Giving

OUR ANNUAL PEARL GIFT GUIDE Gifts look and feel extra special when wrapped in artful supplies from Oblation Papers & Press (shown above). Modern Classics Stylish gifts for the special—and discerning—someone in your life. The Crown of Daisies—one of the dozens of “memory block” tiles created by British Columbia artist Sid Dickens available at Bella

Pearl Fashion Picks – Fall 2016

Scarlet Chamberlin regularly works with local boutiques to come up with the right look for her clients. Here’s what she loves about four Pearl fashion go-tos. Echo Natural Beauty  909 NW Everett Street 503-805-4074 “Echo is a place where any gal can find a gift for herself or a girlfriend. The thing I recommend most often

2016 Gift Guide for Romance Lovers

We’ve scoured the neighborhood this year in search of memorable gifts that suit a variety of occasions, from holiday get-togethers to Valentine’s Day celebrations. 1. EWF Modern sells just the pillow to help set the wheels of love into motion. 2. Posh Lingerie is your Pearl District one-stop for sexy intimates—note the cheeky motto: “We’ve

2015 Holiday Gift Guide for Outdoor Lovers

We’ve scoured the neighborhood this year in search of memorable gifts that suit a variety of occasions, from holiday get-togethers to Valentine’s Day celebrations. 1. The first rule of winter adventure in Oregon: don’t let a little rain stop you. It helps to wear these long, fire-enginered Ilse Jacobsen rain boots from Rachelle M. Rustic

2015 Holiday Gift Guide for Food Lovers

We’ve scoured the neighborhood this year in search of memorable gifts that suit a variety of occasions, from holiday get-togethers to Valentine’s Day celebrations. 1. Swing by EWF Modern to pick up this handy wine-glass measuring cup, which you can use to determine exactly how much Madeira to add to your chicken-and-mushroom sauce, or simply

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Stroke of Genius

Upping your game with Golf in the Pearl’s high-tech simulator If you’ve strolled along Northwest 10th Avenue lately, past the courtyard on the east side of the street between Everett and Flanders, tucked back a bit behind a pair of iconic Lovejoy Columns, you’ve already come within steps of the best golf course in downtown