Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.
Portland is a shopper's dream. Whether you're in town for a day or the next decade, there's no end to the stream of gorgeous handcrafted housewares, pottery, jewelry, clothing, and even comic books to discover. This city of dreamers also has some of the best vintage clothing and furniture this side of the Mississippi, and local designers and boutiques have perfected the down-to-earth chic that chain stores can only hope to emulate. Here's your guide to tapping into Rose City's charm firsthand (and taking some of it home with you, too).Read More