Portland's newest cadre of designers, La Merde, has adopted the men's jacket as its signature. The Major Major, with its yellow stitching and hoodie-turned-blazer styling, is one of our favorites. ($250. Frank James, 723 E Burnside St., No. 103, 239-3959, frankjamesclothing.com.)


14 Candy Striper

Beware: Your girlfriend, one-night-stand, sister, neighbor or roommate will jack this tastefully striped cashmere scarf by Vince right off your neck if you aren’t careful. ($165. Moulé, 1225 NW Everett St., 227-8530, moulestores.com.)


15 Nau Open

This Shroud of Purrin Hoodie by the recently resurrected Nau unites clean design and a water-resistant shell in one recycled-polyester hood. ($290. Lizard Lounge, 1323 NW Irving St., 706-6083, nau.com.)

16 Don’t Wear It Out

Rock this sharp button-down staple by APC and a little bit of musk and you’ll have them following you home in no time. ($150. Moule, 1225 NW Everett St., 227-8530, moulestores.com.)

17 Business in Front, Party in the Back

This stylish Three Immortals tie by Insight is all party. Polka party, to be precise. ($30. Exit Real World, 206 NW 23rd Ave., 226-3948.)


18 Local Motion

Mociun’s funky Native American-print, collared button-down brings a little (stylish) diversity to the city. ($198. Frances May, 1013 SW Washington St., 227-3402, francesmay.net.)

19 Unruly Behavior

Brixton’s “Hooligan” paperboy cap, fashioned from olive Melton wool, puts a simple spin on a classic design. Other styles are available. ($33. Exit Real World, 206 NW 23rd Ave., 226-3948.)


20 Planting Seeds

GRN Apple Tree’s Warrior Vest must have been fashioned with Portland’s distinctive style in mind—put a hood on it and we’ll call it good. ($72. Frank James, 723 E Burnside St., No. 103, 239-3959, frankjamesclothing.com.)

21 Workin’ Hard for the Money

Even with no green in sight, Entermodal’s locally made, eco-conscious “Trig” flip-case wallet will have the ladies’ attention. ($150. Olio United, 1028 SE Water Ave., No. 120, 542-5000, shop.oliounited.com.)

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