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In the city where art reins king, you don’t have to look far for unique, hand-spun shopping. Be it vintage hunting, boutique browsing or rifling through a bookshop, this city was built for quirky take aways.

ZigZag Wanderer

Like many shops in Portland, this gem in the Alberta Arts district combines a selection of locally made jewellery, pottery and household goods with a smattering of curated vintage clothing. You’ll find lots of shops like this one in Portland, but this is one of the best.

  • +1 503 737 5014
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  • 1458 NorthEast Alberta Street
    Portland
    97211

Land Gallery

This small design shop and gallery specialises in all things print, from cards to magazines, books and quirky Portlandia gifts – it’s the perfect place to pick up a souvenir. Don’t forget to check out the gallery upstairs.

  • +1 503 451 0689
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  • 3925 North Mississippi Avenue
    Portland
    97227

Powell’s Books

Located in the heart of the Pearl district, Powell’s City of Books is the largest independent new-and-used bookstore in the world. A spin through the multiple floors and nine colour-coded rooms is a right of passage for any discerning bibliophile, and no visit to Portland would be complete without it. Be sure to check out their calendar to scope out the free readings which go on every day of the week.

  • +1 800 878 7323
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  • 1005 West Burnside Street
    Portland
    97209

ZigZag Wanderer

Land Gallery

Powell’s Books

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