The Ultimate Portland (OR) Shopping Thread - Page 5
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Any good stores in Salem? For that matter, anyone know of anything worth doing around Salem? I'm heading down there for school. Last semester I don't think I found a single person who could tell me something fun/interesting to do around town. Hopefully I'll have time to catch a bus into Portland one weekend and visit Blackbird etc.
Art n Sole (1412 NE Alberta) is going out of business. These are the Red Wings they had in stock as of last night:
2406 - Steel toe - reddish color sizes: 10E2 (wide), 10.5E2 (wide), 11D (D=regular width) - $102.00
8111 Iron Ranger - amber 12E2 - $135.00
9011 Beckman - black cherry - (all D or reg. width) 7, 8, 10, 11.5 - $160.00
9014 Beckman - black - D widths 7.5, 8, 9.5, 10.5, 11.5, 12 - $$160.00
6681 Steel-toe hiker sizes: 14, 15 - $50.00
8681 Soft-toe hiker size: 11.5- $50.00
I just shopped Frances May on this here internets and purchased a brown flannel shirt from Pendleton's Portland Collection. Can't wait til it gets here.
Did anybody else go to Content tonight? If you don't know, Content is an event in which designers have free reign over their installation in a room of the Ace Hotel.
I thought it was interesting---not a very "Portland-y" event, in the way that I tend to think of it, but maybe I just don't travel in the right circles. I personally enjoyed the rooms that focused more on displaying their items than on being installation art. Some of them were inaccessible because they seemed like a designer just hanging out with their friends.
I don't know what the point of the room with the mime was... I can't remember what designer they were representing. (http://yfrog.com/h6y4hqqj)
On that note, I think Tanner Goods had my favorite installation. The goods were well-presented, there were some interesting leatherworking tools around, I got a free pencil, and they were just very open and inviting. I also liked the Draught Dry Goods merchandise---some quality bags and leather goods that are lighter than those from Tanner. Of the more conceptual spaces, I did like the one from Pattern People, which was a peephole into a room covered with bright and interesting patterns.
The Draught Dry Goods display---nice leather-wrapped handlebars! (http://instagr.am/p/Ozu2J/)
I didn't make it to any of the after party events because I have a cold...