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April 7, 2013 0

I’m a FAN

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If you (among many others) simply don’t have time to read the lengthy articles of the New Yorker don’t fret, we’ll do it for you!  Recently Kelefa Sanneh wrote an extremely interesting article (read here) on Dapper Dan’s Boutique who created funk fabulous custom clothing for all of the emerging hip hop fashion lovers we [...]

March 26, 2013 0

It’s a crush

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Ahhhhh fashion week in Tokyo,  we love you, almost more than fashion week here…..almost.           Images via

March 21, 2013 0


By in New Arrivals, PORTLAND, Uncategorized

  Matiko ‘Francesca’ Gold Dot ‘Fran Wedges’     Gold Dot ‘Flynn Heels’ Gold Dot ‘Hindy Booties’ Gold Dot ‘Geri Booties’ Gold Dot ‘Geri Booties’ Senso ‘Xixi’ JC ‘Don’t Care’ Cheap Monday ‘Cube Pump’ Deandri ‘Archie Oxford’  Jeffrey Campbell ‘Prowl’  UNIF ‘Koop’ Cheap Monday ‘Layer Heel’ Cheap Monday ‘Go Oxford’ YES ‘Clipper’ YES ‘ Stelly’ [...]

March 18, 2013 0

That’s Just Great

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Hi, Monday! You’re stupid and I hate you.

March 16, 2013 0

Bins Babes

By in PORTLAND, Uncategorized

Just encountered this tumblr dubbed “Bins Babes”.  The creators dig in Portland’s Goodwill Bins and buy clothing by the pound to re-create designer runway looks.  This……just…..really?…Awesome. Here are some of our faves. Vivienne Tam, Fall/Winter 2013  Dolce & Gabbana, Spring 2013, Ready to Wear Collection, Part 2 Undercover, Fall Ready to Wear Collection, 2006 Y-3 [...]

March 9, 2013 0

Free Shoe Friday!

By in New Arrivals, PDX ON THE FOOT

As all of you Solestruck PDX custies know, our shoe punch card is DA BOMB.  Alexis and Raleigh know too because they started off their Friday with US, collecting their 10th ‘free shoe’ punch!  We love you ladies! Alexis collected first thing in the morning at 11:01 one minute after we opened, she then came [...]

February 23, 2013 0

Blue Star Donuts, our new FAVE place.


So let me just tell y’all a little bit about what is on our block here at SolestruckPDX.  First, across the street to the left is American Apparel, where second shift outfits arise out of our disdain for what we wore into work.  Next to that is, Odessa, where amazing Isabel Marant pieces taunt us [...]

February 10, 2013 0

A Perfect Match

By in New Arrivals, PORTLAND

Mara Hoffman X Solestruck.  Our dream colab and new arrivals perfect match.       Photos via  

January 28, 2013 0

I’d rather be wearing…

By in New Arrivals, PORTLAND

These days in Portland make me want to dress in light colors and flowy shapes to juxtapose the incessant  wind and rain.  Some of our new arrivals echo this desire, so here are some ideas for you like minded souls.     Styles featured: Miista ‘Valtex’, Sam Edelman ‘Louie’, Miista ‘Zoe’

January 23, 2013 0

Beyonce or Kelly?

By in New Arrivals, PORTLAND

Rumors are flying that Beyonce lip-synced?  Regardless, we’re all kind of in agreement  that she AND Kelly would approve of our new arrivals. JC Medina DV8 Arrow DV8 Plank JC Plaster JC Doa JC Everly Miista Val Tex Miista Zoe Miista Zoe JC Fontane