Louie's Shoes for Men
You can tell a lot about a man by the quality of his boots, and the Wolverine 1000 Mile collection goes above and beyond the call of good footwear. U.S.-made with quality leathers, and water-ready for year-round Portland wear, they're the only thing standing between him and full-on adulthood.
LouiesShoes.com • 3426 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 935 NW Everett St. • 233-7476
You don't have to know a lot about handbags understand the appeal of the Aunts & Uncles collection at Imelda's Shoes. Artfully and ethically crafted using amazingly rich leathers in original and functional patterns, it's the bag she never thought you would know she wanted. Available in-store only.
imeldas.com • 3426 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 935 NW Everett St. • 233-7476
Stella's on 21st
Stella's on 21st is a shop of fun, functional, colorful and cheerful gifts—many from local artists and craftsman. Like this medicine flask, made at the Trixie and Milo Studio is Portland. Perfect for holiday cheer, it's 100-percent stainless steel with a water/alcohol proof vinyl label. More designs are available at the shop.
stellason21st.com • 1108 NW 21st Ave. • 295-5930
Cozy with a conscience. Give your loved one this hand-dyed, organic-cotton fleece infinity scarf. It's made and dyed with indigo natural dye here in Portland by Tinctoria Designs. Also available in a rainbow of gorgeous solid colors. Local, organic and perfectly Portland.
tinctoriadesigns.com • 1627 NE Alberta St., • 349-2484
Still the favorite after all these years, this iconic cork-and-leather sandal provides long-lasting support and comfort. Fully repairable, the signature Birkenstock cork footbed adapts to your feet over time and grows more comfortable every time you wear them. Surprise your loved ones this holiday season with Birkenstocks.
footwise.com • 1433 NE Broadway • 493-0070
Portland Outdoor Store
For over 95 years, the Portland Outdoor Store has been the iconic Filson shop in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Made to last generations, the Mackinaw Cruiser should be an integral part of every closet. The jackets come in blue, charcoal, forest green, navy and red/black.
304 SW 3rd Ave. • 222-1051
Arc of a Diver
Methodically handcrafted by one set of hands from start to finish, this Horween Leather Co. tote is not only durable, rustic and timeless, but also stunning. The locally made bag will become more beautiful with age. It features a removable card-holder, detachable handle snap and tassels.
Will Leather Goods
Will's "Imogene" clutch is made from luxurious lambskin that is dyed in Italy, then washed for the perfect balance of softness and texture. Available in more than a dozen shades, the lambskin will patina beautifully over time, resulting in a unique piece that you'll love for years to come.
DKODE shoes are all about design, comfort, texture and attitude. These beautiful Spanish-made boots are perfect for running all your holiday errands in style. Features include side-button detail with a side zip, all-leather upper and fully leather-lined. Available exclusively at Amenity Shoes (as shown).
The "Velvet Holly" bag by Irish designer Orla Kiely features bakelite closure, navy linear stem jacquard lining, small zip pocket, elastic key chain and mobile pockets. The adjustable handle can be worn long or short. It goes perfectly with that little black party dress you'll be wearing this season.
Under U 4 Men
Discover more than just undies at Under U 4 Men. Artisan belts by Rebicyclist made from bike tires that rode the streets of Portland make perfect gifts for your visiting friends and family.
Under U 4 Men
Hipster is defined by Shwood's wooden eyewear at Under U 4 Men. Handcrafted in Portland from an assortment of reclaimed woods, there are eight styles available, including the limited edition Pendleton series with the woolen mill pouch.
This Native American-print wool-and-cotton duffel coat features wood-tuggle closure and leather trim. It has a detachable throat tab with hood and patch pockets. Normal retail value is estimated at $695.
Gucci Leather Gore Chelsea boots $149
These black-leather Chelsea boots made in Italy have a rubber sole and elastic gore. Normal retail value is $459.
Stuff the stockings of all your friends with this key chain, which is robust enough to suit a prison guard and stylish enough to show off. Use the nickel-plated trappings to clip to your belt loop, or snap the leather around your belt. You won't be losing your keys or your confidence any time soon.
This new year, simplify your life. This nude-leather iPhone case functions as a wallet and protective phone case, providing you with all you need in a pocket-sized package. Stand it up on handy rubber ends to watch videos. Your choice of three bright, elastic colors closes the deal.
With the same comfort and iconic fashion of the Birkenstock sandals, this classic clog cradles the foot from heel cup to toe. The Birkenstock cork footbed adapts to your feet over time and grows more comfortable every time you wear them. Surprise your loved ones this holiday season with Birkenstocks.
facebook.com/footwiseportland • 1433 NE Broadway • 493-0070
Reinterpret yourself with these vintage-inspired red lace-up booties. Brako keeps environmental sustainability in mind and uses no harmful glues or toxins in creating its 100-percent natural, 100-percent fabulous boots and shoes. Made in Spain, these booties will definitely put the bow on your holiday package.
Brooklyn Industries offers creative yet functional apparel, messenger bags, handbags and accessories for women and men. This extra warm lamb's wool crew neck sweater, available in five different color combinations, features bold stripes that add a stylish pop to any look.
brooklynindustries.com • 735 NW 23rd Ave. • 241-4898
Louie's Shoes for Men
The right bag can last a lifetime. And what guy wouldn't want to spend the rest of his days with this ridiculously well-made leather messenger bag from Oregon's own Will Leather Goods? Look for the Kent and lots of other gasp-worthy bags and accessories at Louie's Shoes for Men in Portland.
louiesshoes.com • 3426 SE Hawthorne Blvd. • 935 NW Everett St. •233-7476
Upper Playground Portland
Cascade Joy T-shirt $24-$26
An Upper Playground Portland original, this "Cascade Joy" T-shirt is a perfect match for any free-spirited, environmentally minded, music-loving Oregonians on your list. Both men's and women's available in store and online.
pacificnorthfresh.com • 23 NW 5th Ave. • 548-4835
Upcycled from excess Italian leather from the handbag industry, the limited edition Shiji iPhone and wallet wristlet keeps your life simple, stylish and organized with your on-the-go essentials. It features soft microsuede lining, pockets to keep your cards and cash safe, a zipper to keep everything tidy and a leather wristlet for your wild adventures. The Shiji also has a camera hole, for when you need to quickly take the rare snapshot of your bulldog actually catching the frisbee at the dog park. Check Looptworks' website for the address of its holiday pop-up shop.
Will Leather Goods
Will's waxed canvas messenger is modeled after an iconic U.S. Forest Service bag from the 1940s. Made from 15-ounce cotton canvas and natural leather trim, the bag will hold up to even the toughest conditions. All of Will's products come with a lifetime guarantee, ensuring the utmost quality for the life of your bag.
willleathergoods.com • 1022 W Burnside St., Unit N • 971-279-4698
Arc of a Diver
Methodically handcrafted by one set of hands from start to finish, this Horween leather satchel is not only durable, rustic and timeless, but also beautiful. Locally made, this bag will only grow more gorgeous with age. It features three interior compartments, an adjustable strap and a push-button closure.
Presents of Mind
From local Portland designer Seasons K. Designs comes this awesome Portland tee. The Fremont, Broadway and Steel bridges in silhouette are a perfect way to showcase our great city. Presents of Mind offers local, indie, art and funny T-shirts for men, women, children and babies.
presentsofmind.tv • 3633 SE Hawthorne Blvd. • 230-7740
Under U 4 Men
Bend the Rules underwear $60
Discover the largest men's underwear store in North America that has 40 brands from Calvin to Versace. A holiday favorite is Bend the Rules, made with natural eucalyptus fiber and featuring a genuine Swarovski crystal.
underu4men.com • 800 SW Washington St. and other locations • 274-2555
Merces Small purse $325
All I want for Christmas is you: This sleek, upscale oil-tanned leather purse will top your wish list during the holidays. One of Orox Leather's all-time most popular items, this bag fits just enough to suit your needs, without weighing you down. The Merces Small is a purse for all seasons at 12-by-9-by-5 inches.
Parva roll-up rucksack $440
Revert back to your childhood delight in backpacks, but look like a real adult while sporting one. This spacious, waterproof rucksack features durable waxed canvas with English bridle leather straps and sturdy nickel clips and is ready for any adventure that lies between the school yard and the top of the mountain. The rucksack's dimensions are 15-by-17-by-7 inches.
Toms shoes, boots and wedges $48-$109
The best part of giving Toms shoes this holiday is not only that they are high fashion but for every one pair purchased, a child in need is given a pair. With more than 60 styles available, including new prints and boot styles, Toms are guaranteed to be a great gift.
usoutdoor.com • 219 SW Broadway • 223-5937
Johnny Sport little shaver bag $95
Johnny Sport handcrafted this sturdy little shaving kit, which is made of orange "basketball" faux leather and antiqued brass hardware. It's the perfect accessory for the guy who likes to travel in style and is 100-percent vegan and made right here in Portland.
boysfort.com • 902 SW Morrison St. • 567-1015
Baby alpaca cardigan wrap $158
Keep someone you love warm and stylish this holiday season. This fair-trade baby alpaca cardigan wrap comes in a variety of rich colors to mix and match perfectly with her wardrobe. It's just the cozy layer she's been wanting to wear with everything.
tinctoriadesigns.com • 1627 NE Alberta St. • 810-9232