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SPRINGTIME = SHOWTIME!

Two Portland shows highlight collectively creative collections.


Fashion
The sweet balm of spring is in the air, and fashion's tender shoots are springing from the soil with the glitter-eyed optimism of preteen models. That's right, great gobs of designers, makeup ar ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 3, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

AND THE (FASHION) OSCAR GOES TO...

A few awards that weren't presented at Sunday's Big Show.


Fashion
Oscar Night was, as usual, a spectacle of speechifying and steep décolletage. And we ogled the whole thing, expecting no less. Incredibly, the Academy Awards still are a cultural day of rec ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

NIGHT RANGERS

Ah So and Kalga Kafe make late nighters howl by serving up vittles by the light of the moon.


Food Reviews & Stories
As if Portland's night-owl crowd suddenly raised their bourbon-hoarse voices and growling bellies into one collective primal hoot, two (2) new late-night grub joints--Division's Kalga Kafe and Haw ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

AprŽsChi-Chi

Vintage skiwear is white(out) hot.


Fashion
Drop the thong and back away slowly--winter is not finished with you yet. NYC's Fashion Week notwithstanding, February is the dullest season for style--the leftover "holiday" finery on the sale ra ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

Get Your (Shoe)Shine On


Fashion
Who doesn't envy the well-appointed, those polished people who always manage to look shiny from the tip of their slicked scalps all the way down to their buffed brogans? Don't get mad...get even.I ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

Soak It to Me!

Soap stalls winter woes.


Fashion
Honey, there is no ritzier antidote to the mean reds of a biting cold winter than a piping hot bath and a sweet cake of soap.But wait! Before all you Ivory girls and Dial dudes dunk your frosty toes ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

Saddle & Bridal

The Portland Bridal Show broke records (and a certain WW fashion filly's heart).


Fashion
The 23rd annual Portland Bridal Show cold-cocked previous attendance records by luring 5,000-plus pre-nuptial junkies to the Oregon Convention Center for a midwinter weekend of froth, fashion and ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 23, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

Slumming in 'Swego

Lake Big-Ego is rich with fashion.


Fashion
Although Lake Oswego is only 15 minutes from downtown, a Gatsby-wide world of difference stands between civic-minded Oswegans and metropolitan-proud Portlanders. City dwellers have excuses why they ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

To Do in '02:

Your Style Survival Guide


Fashion
Attention, troops! Is there a chance that our global anti-terror campaign has diverted our attention from the decorative delights of fashion? Have the Evildoers actually accomplished one of their ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2002 Elizabeth Dye

Baubles, Not Bombs!

Correspondent Elizabeth Dye peeps out from a shabby-chic foxhole to recount the year in fashion.


Featured Stories
2001 STARTED OFF FLUSH, our vaunted economy sweating bullets but still eager. Every man jack in cornflower blue shirts! Business casual was fashion's postcard of prosperity--"I don't have to shi ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 26, 2001 Elizabeth Dye
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