1804 NE Alberta, 335-3100
Cute, colorful dress shop carrying pretty frocks and slips, as well as jeans (Yanuk), and designs from Burning Torch, Harkam, and more.
1411 NE Broadway, 287-5414
This sophisticated shop on budding Broadway's shopping strip has Tracy Reese (funky dresswear), Rozae Nichols (original, handmade skirts, tops and dresses), Only Hearts (lacy, stretchy tops), Anna Sui (beautiful fabric, bohemian), and Kites.
Donna & Toots
1627 NE Alberta, 241-5570
This store carries their own line of women's clothing, plus Hell's Belles (vintage dress styles), plus local accessories from people like Edith Love (flapper style, crocheted hats).
2940 NE Alberta, 595-0379
A cute vintage selection and lots of local designs. Examples they have carried include Gung Ho-Vintage (embellished slips) and One Savvy Chic (undies, loungewear, booty shorts, skirts, and yoga wear).
pedX Shoe Shangri-la
2230 NE Alberta, 460-0760
Cute little store full of funky shoes from lines like Campers, Johnny Fluevog, Kenneth Cole, and Lisa Nading. Plus they have a stock of hats and bags by Kangol, Queen Bee, and more.
4623 NE Fremont, 445-2006
Boasting the Sofada line of girly, sexy fitted clothes. Also, flattering, retro cut bathing suits by Poppi.
1605 NE Broadway, 282-4940
This cute little boutique has a great selection of jeans (Hudson, Tag, Joe's), as well as a number of regular wear lines like Frankie B. and Haley Bob.
Pin Me Apparel
3705 NE Mississippi, 281-1572
A newer shop that offers accommodating styles, with a focus on smaller designers. Look for Mica (retro-shaped dresses), Industry (young contemporary), Penguin (revamped sportswear), Built By Wendy for Wrangler (jeans).
1532 NE Alberta, 284-9799
A hefty selection of vintage clothing, as well as handmade and recycled products like journals, hats, and sweaters. One of their biggest sellers is Sky & Boat (men's and women's silkscreening, and reconstruction).
811 E Burnside, 233-3189
An ambitious, homemade-oriented boutique carrying lots of silkscreened shirts, unique, funky pieces (Product, Ra Ra Ra, Freight Train) and jewelry (Hazel Cox), bags (Snap), as well as cards and funky, fun stuffed animals.
1524 NE Alberta, 284-4645
Thursday, April 28 is the final day for this small Alberta boutique, before owner Genna Golden moves her line of bright, patterned women's wear completely online (www.gennagolden.com). Drop by for the 30-60% Last Thursday sale price!
1425 NE Broadway, 331-0366
A good place to go if you're looking to invest in some gorgeous footwear, this Northeast shoe store carries a range of men's and women's styles from lines like Cydwoq (casual, organic leathers) and Costume National (high-end Italian).