Portland

The shopping landscape in Portland has changed significantly in recent years, perhaps not quite as dramatically as the much-buzzed-about culinary scene, but in similar (pardon the pun) fashion. Specifically, those same hip and indie-spirited neighborhoods around the city that have become hot spots for food and drink—areas like the Pearl District, downtown West End, Alberta, North Mississippi, and Central East Side—are also enjoying a steady influx of distinctive, well-curated boutiques specializing in edgy fashion and jewelry, handcrafted home accessories and household goods, and artisanal foods.

The city’s longstanding shopping hubs, including the downtown core, Nob Hill, and the Hawthorne District continue to support a number of both established and up-and-coming retailers, too. Generally speaking, you’ll find more of Portland’s nationally known chain stores in these traditional commercial districts, especially around downtown’s Pioneer Courthouse Square, the Pearl District (particularly the lower half of the neighborhood, nearest Burnside Street), and along the lower blocks of Nob Hill’s N.W. 23rd Avenue. Additionally, on the East Side, the prosaic but convenient Lloyd Center Mall and surrounding neighborhood has plenty of chain stores.

Keep in mind that Portland has no sales tax, which can translate to huge savings for visitors; it’s one reason you might even plan to set aside some time browsing in chain shops that you already have back home.

Downtown Portland merchants are generally open Monday–Saturday between 9 or 10 am and 6 pm, and on Sunday noon–6. Smaller, independent retailers often keep limited or somewhat unpredictable hours—many establishments in the laid-back and quirky East Side neighborhoods don’t open until 11 or noon, and some stay open until 7 or 8; these sorts of places also sometimes close one or two days a week, usually either Sunday, Monday, or Tuesday. It’s always best to call first before making a special trip to visit a shop.

Sort by: 10 Recommendations {{numTotalPoiResults}} {{ (numTotalPoiResults===1)?'Recommendation':'Recommendations' }} 0 Recommendations
CLEAR ALL Area Search CLEAR ALL
Loading...
Loading...
  • 1. Frances May

    Downtown | Clothing

    Located in the hip West End section of Downtown, this grandmother-and-granddaughter-owned clothing store is a favorite of stylish local men...Read More

  • 2. Machus

    Southeast | Clothing

    This small, somewhat under-the-radar, upscale, men's clothier carries arguably the best selection of fashion-forward, emerging labels in the...Read More

  • 3. Herbivore Clothing

    Southeast | Clothing

    An animal-rights-minded shop in the Central East Side, Herbivore is a terrific resource if you're seeking clothing and accessories—from cotton...Read More

  • 4. Imelda's Shoes and Louie's Shoes For Men

    Southeast | Shoes/Luggage/Leather Goods

    Upscale boutique Imelda's has funky, fun shoes for women, and its adjacent brother shop, Louie's, offers the same style and flair in footwear...Read More

  • 5. Lizard Lounge

    Pearl District | Clothing

    Shop until your caffeine levels drop at this expansive men's and women's fashion source in the Pearl, where staff will pour you a complimentary...Read More

  • 6. Mink Boutique

    Southeast | Clothing

    Named for owner Carla Mink (they don't sell fur coats), this trendy boutique in the heart of Hawthorne carries an impressive roster of contemporary...Read More

  • 7. Portland Outdoor Store

    Downtown | Clothing

    If you want authentic western gear—saddles, Stetsons, boots, or cowboy shirts—head to this old-school, no-nonsense store which stubbornly resists...Read More

  • 8. Sloan Boutique

    Nob Hill | Clothing

    Set among the several fine clothiers on the 700 and 800 blocks of N.W. 23rd Avenue, Sloan Boutique carries a good mix of affordable women's...Read More

  • 9. Zelda's Shoe Bar

    Nob Hill | Clothing

    This boutique in Nob Hill carry a sophisticated, highly eclectic line of women's clothes, accessories, and shoes, with names like Camper, Nicole...Read More

  • 10. Mabel & Zora

    Pearl District | Clothing

    The owner of this chic Pearl destination for elegant ready-to-wear fashion, Tiffany Bean, carries her eponymous, widely acclaimed, and locally...Read More

No shopping Results

Please try a broader search, or expore these popular suggestions:

There are no results for {{ strDestName }} Shopping in the searched map area with the above filters. Please try a different area on the map, or broaden your search with these popular suggestions:

Around the Web