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Chrismukkahkwanzaa Whore: Jews Unite!




Let's face it: X-mas Eve and Christmas Day pretty much blow for the Jews. Everything is closed, the streets are dead quiet and all our gentile friends are wrapped up in tree-trimming and stocking-stuffing. Well, this Christmas Eve is lookin' up for ...   More
 
Monday, December 24, 2007 by Elianna Bar-el

Chrismukkahkwanzaa Whore: Shop Standing Up


One of Portland's latest and greatest boutiques to scratch the surface of this town's collective creativity is Stand Up Comedy (811 E Burnside, Suite 119, www.shopstandingup.us). We're sure you have become familiar with its well-curated mix of eccentric, underground novelty items and structural pieces of clothing to dress yourself pretty. This tucked-away shop is...   More
 
Monday, December 24, 2007 by Elianna Bar-el

Chrismukkahkwanzaa Whore: Gorging Yourself Silly


Greetings, once again, from Consumer Whore:

Stopped by Canoe (1136 NW Alder, 889-8545) a few nights ago. When you don't know exactly what you are looking for gift-wise, this shop, with its well chosen contemporary smorgasbord of house/office/personal/kitchen-wares, is an inspiring refuge of national and ...   More
 
Monday, December 17, 2007 by Elianna Bar-el

Chrismukkahkwanzaa Whore: HARRY AND DAVID BRING IT


To finish off Hanukkah with a sweet bang, give a hostess gift fit for even the snootiest JAP—Oregon-based Harry and David's newest holiday addition, the Festival of Lights Tower ($39.95).

It's a gift box of delectable delicacies. (Don't wo...   More
 
Tuesday, December 11, 2007 by Elianna Bar-el

Chrismukkahkwanzaa Whore



In the spirit of extended shopping hours, credit card binges and hopefully finding that perfect present, here come some extra gift-giving ideas on the weekly, throughout the month of December. Because Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa are u...   More
 
Friday, December 7, 2007 by Elianna Bar-el

Fashion


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44 Keepin’ It Kosher Polka dots aren’t just for tween girls anymore. L.A.-based clothing company Orthodox brings the otherwise cutesy print to the men’s section with this lightweigh ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2007 Elianna Bar-el

Furnishings


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54 Be All That You Can Maccabee New Delhi-based decorative artist and designer Michael Aram has taken the symbolic and delicate form of the olive branch and welded its sprawling shape into that of a b ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2007 Elianna Bar-el

Fashion


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42 Take a Whiff No need to smell like one of Gramps’ stashed-away cardigans —we promise this version from RCVA ($70, Local 35, 3556 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 963-8200) hasn’t seen any bi ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 Elianna Bar-el

Furnishings


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60 Tea Time The proper use for a tea towel is for drying dishes. But Third Drawer Down creates these artful, limited-edition linen versions ($40, Olio United, 1028 SE Water Ave., Suite 120, 542-500 ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 Elianna Bar-el

Portland Fashion Week, Night #3: That's What We Like To See.


Tonight felt like a cohesive runway showing for all parties involved. Unfortunately, there was a noticeably lesser crowd to witness it. Nevertheless, two stand-outs were Portlander Emily Katz (whose previous line, well-known around town, was named Bonnieheartclyde) and the L.A.-based, internationally recognized Stewart + Brown.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2007 by Elianna Bar-el
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