The Write Stuff

Field Notes makes paper fashionable again. Just don’t tell the designer.

Most new products are designed to fill a need, create a new market or just make something better. Aaron Draplin’s product is none of these things. It’s three staples, paper and cardboard with a    More
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Cydwoq Sandals at Lizard Lounge

Here's the thing about shopping for warm weather footwear: do it now or all the good sandals will be gone. This has happened to Retail Therapist too many times to excuse. Thinking she had months before the weather actually merited partial foot nudity, she put off buying sandals until July. The problem? By that time, the stores are full of fall boots and just a few summer dregs. Moral? Buy early ...   More
Thursday, April 15, 2010 Retail Therapist

Buy Stuff on Sale, or Hang Out

Lizard Lounge in the Pearl District wants you to “Come in. Hang out. Have some coffee. Buy stuff. Browse stuff.” With their semi-annual warehouse sale running from Thursday, June 24 through Sunday, June 27, you might feel inclined to do so. Markdowns are up to 80 percent off, and a portion of sales goes toward Mercy Corps and Ecotrust. This shop for men and women that sells clothes ...   More
Thursday, June 24, 2010 Roxanne Macmanus


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