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Psst: Sword and Fern Might Be Having a Sale

First things first: this handbound woven blank book by Natalie Stopka, $26, available in chartreuse, gray and white, is not on sale. But it is very cool and would make a great gift.

Moving on, Sword + Fern, the studio/store housing Emily Baker's collection of handmade jewelry, outsider art and one-of-a-kind oddities, is having a sale for its beloved friends. An email...   More
Monday, December 21, 2009 by Retail Therapist

Wide Belt Round-up

Wide belts are back for the attack, y'all. Retail Therapist even uses one to wrap around her mid-length down puffy coat and make it more slimming. Stunning photo to come for those of you in a total state of disbelief. Until then, here's a ...   More
Friday, December 18, 2009 by Retail Therapist

PICA Shoppe Last Day Deals

PICA's one-week pop-up shop is closing at the end of today, so it's your last chance to snap up affordable pieces by local and national artists, art books, CDs and PICA apparel. The shop is open from noon to 8pm today. Better get over there. PICA Pop-up Shoppe, 539 NW 10th Avenue.    More
Friday, December 18, 2009 by Retail Therapist

H & M is Coming to Town

H&M, the Sweden-based, designer-y retailer that promises fashion and quality at the best price, is coming to Portland. Retail Therapist received confirmation from a Seattle H&M employee that a store will open in the fall of 2010, location to be determined. Make that locations; RT's source said they ma...   More
Thursday, December 17, 2009 by Retail Therapist

Next Adventure Sock Sale

Shop at Next Adventure this Saturday and get 20 percent off every pair of socks you buy. And for a good cause; Next Adventure will donate a pair of socks and a hat to a local shelter for every pair of socks purchased. Next Adventure, 426 SE Grand Ave., (503)...   More
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 by Retail Therapist

Portland Architecture Rings

Locally-owned Maloy's Jewelry Workshop has designed a series of beautiful rings inspired by details from architectural landmarks around Portland. An impending cross-promotional "Ring Scavenger" contest...   More
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 by Retail Therapist

Retail Therapist's Gift Guide

The December Retail Therapist newsletter—gift guide edition—is now available! Read it online or    More
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 by Retail Therapist

Crafty Wonderland Recap

Willamette Week's Retail Therapist was one of the proud sponsors of this weekend's mega-successful Crafty Wonderland. Record attendance and an unprecedented amount of quality crafty merchandise made this event the place to be this weekend for at least 5,000 attendees. If you missed the event, here's a roundup of a few of RT's favorite artist-vendors.

It's Always a Ho...   More
Monday, December 14, 2009 by Retail Therapist

Idom Holiday Trunk Show

Designer-owned Idom boutique is having a holiday trunk show next Saturday, December 19, to kick off a week-long holiday sale. The trunk show will feature pieces from the Idom collection and the collections of independent Portland designers Emily Ryan and Liza Rietz. All of owner Modi Soondarotok's Idom pieces will be 50 percent off. Stop by and pick up a holiday frock for yourself ...   More
Friday, December 11, 2009 by Retail Therapist

Gifts for Your Home

The ability to accessorize our houses is what separates us from the animals. Or something like that. Anyway, in service to that principle, we now have Marguerite—Sellwood's newest home accessory boutique and brainchild of interior decorator and magnetic character Daisy Phillips. Elegant, stylish and fragrant, Marguerite stocks a creative mix of smaller items for the home alon...   More
Thursday, December 10, 2009 by Retail Therapist
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