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New Arrivals

New Arrivals & Coming Soon

Fall is truly here (in Portland anyway) and we've got some great new arrivals to celebrate! More is on the way, so keep your eyes peeled for new Hubris Apparel, Loco Lindo, and Field Day coming soon. 


Karina Dresses is a new line for the shop and we are very excited to welcome their flattering, easy fit dresses to our shop. XS-XX, prices around $100, and wrinkle free!

The Matty Tunic from Curator has been here for a bit, but kept selling out before we could get the word out! Restocked in dusty green and black, of course. Center pleat, cuffable sleeves, and pockets!

Niki Biki leggings are a staple year round, but this time of year we love to wear the full length, high waisted version. The wide banded waist feels snug and adds warmth!

While this chambray wrap dress looks summery here, it is an excellent year round dress. The fabric has a nice weight and the it is just begging to be layered with tights and a cardigan. 


Coming soon sneak peek! 

Herbal Brigid Dress from Field Day (from Field Day's fall/Winter Lookbook)

Field Day's new Bias Dress (from Field Day's fall/Winter Lookbook)

New Arrivals

Debut of Amelia Jewelry!

I'm so happy to introduce my new house-made line of jewelry! Heavy on the crystals, gems, and minerals with a dose of geometry and natural elements. 

This line also reflects my natural tendency to collect. As a life long collector I've always got a pocket or small tin on hand to stash the perfect shell, the best dried fern, or a really nice stone. Each piece is one of a kind and crafted by hand. Many incorporate organic objects sealed in copper. 

We'll hopefully get a few onto the web store soon, but as always get in touch if you see something you want that's not up yet!

 

Events

Alley 33 Fashion Event - what a success!

The recent Alley 33 fashion show was a blast! Some really talented new (to us) designers showed and some of our favorites blew us away with their clothing!

Here's some photos of our looks from the show (photos credited as labeled, unlabeled amateur photos taken by me and my cell phone.)

We'll add links to more of the photos from the event as they become available!

Press

Feature in Portland Monthly!

Portland Monthly featured a piece on some of the city's designers of plus size fashion  - that sentence already makes us happy, but it gets better! We were chosen as one of those designers alongside some of favorite local brands!

Here are some images from the print edition, but you can click through to read it online!


Meet Four Portland Designers Blazing the Trail of Plus Size Fashion

Press

The Business Behind the Boutique

If you've ever wondered what goes into running a boutique and designing clothing, now's your chance to learn more

Let’s Get Radical

Tuesday at 8 AM Pacific

July 05, 2016: Building a Dress Boutique: An Interview with Amelia Blakeman

What's it take to open your own dress shop, especially in a popular arts district? In this episode, we talk with Amelia Blakeman, owner of Amelia, in Portland, Oregon. We'll talk to Amelia about how she made the leap from designing and selling on the side to opening her brick and mortar shop, how she decides on the other designers she works with, and how she balances dress-making with managing a boutique.


New Arrivals

New Arrivals and Restocks!

Our new shipment from Field Day has all our favorites, both new and restocked.

The Denim Penny Jumper is ready to be the dress you want to wear everyday. Crisp denim with just the right amount of stretch, three pockets big enough for your essentials, and the sweetest stamped Penny button rivets. 

The Olive Wrap Dress is back! These sold out within a week last time, so we got a few more. If you had your eye on one, we'd recommend coming in sooner than later. And of course the classic staple, the Black Sheet Dress is back in all sizes XS-XXL. 

Oh - and those Criss Cross bras you loved? We've got them in burgundy as well as black now. Plus a new, net style bralette. So stretchy and comfy while also adding some spice!

New Arrivals

New Arrivals!

New dresses, leggings, bralettes, and restocks on Wolf Child tees and Moo Young bangles!

New Arrivals

New Arrivals!

This week was a doozy for new arrivals, including two new lines we're so pleased to have join us, here's a peek! See something you want? Give us a call or email and we can make it happen!

Barrow on the left, Hubris on the right. 

New styles from local porcelain jewelers Barrow: studs, delicate necklaces, and a couple big statement pieces. Studs start at $40 and necklaces run $55 to $85. 

Hubris Apparel has been bringing us gorgeous and curve flattering dresses since we opened. This season is no exception! The Timo Dress has a reversible neckline for a bateau or a scoop neck, stretchy curved waist band, pockets, and a modern nearly abstract feather print. It pairs exceptionally well with my new favorite Barrow necklace if I do say so myself. ($144, sizes XS - 3X)

On the right the classic Phoebe is back in an all over close-up chrysanthemum print. The twist neckline is ultra flattering but not too revealing. ($152, sizes XS-3X)

The Geode Dress by Hubris Apparel

The Geode Dress has a clean silhouette and princess seams to hug your curves before swinging into a full, swishy skirt that feels so good to wear. ($144, sizes XS- 3X)

Forest & Fields herbaceous sprays are too good not to see in person. 

Wild crafted herbs, organic essential oils, crystal infused moonshine - have I got your attention?

We're pleased to be the first Portland shop to carry Oakland based apothecary line Forest & Fields.  You'll now find their Night Vision Dream Spray, Clear the Air Smudge Spray, and traditional smudge sticks in the shop. The Night Vision Dream Spray worked even on the skeptical sleeper I tested it on and I am definitely a convert. Clear the Air is the perfect solution for purifying and cleansing a space without burning or smoke. I can't wait to see more from Forest & Fields. You're going to love them!

Photo: JaxKelly

JaxKelly candles each contain a crystal - lapis (wisdom), amethyst (spiritual growth and healing), obsidian (negativity blocker),  sea opal (meditation), citrine (success), tiger's eye (power), rose quartz (love), and blue lace agate (serenity). Let the scent surround you as it burns and afterwards keep your stone to keep the energy going. At just $12 a pop these make fantastic gifts and a great treat for yourself.