9721 Northeast Cascades Parkway Portland, OR 97220
The Cascade Station shopping center is your one stop convenient shopping destination. Find everything from clothing, grocery, furnishing, gadgets, beauty supplies to foot-wear, all under one roof. This tax-free shopping mecca houses regional as well as international brands of various necessities. With 27 stores, 10 restaurants and more than 1000 parking slots, Cascade Station is a popular go-to shopping center for many Portlanders.
Located in Downtown Portland, Twisted is a bright and uninhibited jewelry store which will probably make thousands of men's task of finding the perfect ring a tad bit easier. Presenting mostly, a non-traditional range of jewelry in diverse styles, the necklaces and rings here are bejeweled with different diamonds and gems. This store has climbed up the popularity charts in Portland pretty soon. Selling truly high- quality and original pieces of jewelry, a visit to Twisted is not to be delayed.
Tucked in the heart of Portland's Alberta Arts District, Bolt is an exclusive fabric boutique that specializes in a variety of fabrics for sewing, quilting and craft projects as well as home decoration. Apart from fabric, which is sold by yard, they also sell notions, ribbons, laces, trims, ric-racs, embroidery items and books. Choice is unlimited when it comes to the kind of material, design, patterns and prints; prices are decent and staff is super-friendly. Check out their website for more information.
A gem in the neighborhood, Red Fox Vintage is the place to go to in order to locate some well loved antique or vintage pieces of trinkets, lamps, clothes, shoes, furniture, artwork cookware and other queer items. The shop stocks old and secondhand wares and has a steady list of vendors who supply it with the quirky products. Look around for some interesting items to deck up the home, gift some one to add to one's personal collection.
This shop is a storehouse of surprises for children and adults. It offers a range of toys, games and merchandise alongwith clothes, books and children's accessories. The non-poisonous toys ensure a good time for children while making sure that they stay safe. The children's tunics and blouses sport youthful designs. With a staff that goes out of their way to help out their customers in choosing gifts, Grasshopper is worth a dekko if one is on the look-out for children's gift items.
Your quest for a complete family shop with lead you to Milagros Boutique: That one-stop shop where you'll find everything a young family with little children needs - diapers, toys, books, breastfeeding supplies, clothing and kiddo-accessories. Weekly events such as music shows and hobby classes are a regular feature at this boutique. You can also purchase gift cards for your loved-ones.
5012 Northeast 28th at Alberta Street Portland, OR 97211
The Little Axe Records at Northeast 28th Avenue puts the axe down on conventional music and opens the world of vintage and rare music to the refined taste of ardent music lovers. This independent shop is a sheer delight for avid music collectors as it possesses records and cassettes of ethnographic, post punk, music from the 60s, industrial, gospel, blues and any experimental and quirky sounds in music you can bring to your mind. Housed inside the foyer of house, the record store also doubles up as a performing space, offering a stage for upcoming local and touring bands.
Step away from the larger department stores and into this boutique in one of Portland's oldest neighborhoods. The fashion here is simple, elegant and European in style. Shop here to find a dress for a special occasion or to find something to add to your wardrobe. Classy accessories and unique shoes will complete the new look you find at Mimi & Lena. Keep an eye out for the sale items.
2650 Northeast Martin Luther King Boulevard Portland, OR 97212
Big companies like Nike are turning what used to be the "hood" into another one of Portland's trendy, restored historic districts. This outlet store just got a face lift. The new factory shop occupies a modern brick building specially built for Nike. Posters of Nike lovers young and old hang in the store to show you how to "Just Do It" in true Nike style. The store sells almost the entire Nike line at prices well below retail. Also stop by Adidas Retail, Inc. up the street.
This quaint bookshop is just as good as the major chain store down the street. The small-town feel goes well with the friendly and helpful staff, and the selection is broader than you might think. If what you want is not on the shelf, the staff is eager to order it for you. A great sale section is stashed next to the children's area in the back. Broadway Books also offers wrapping paper and greeting cards to complete your gift shopping.