You’re a big, brawny sports reader, I get that. You’re probably here for a mid-season report on the Blazers, or for the first updates on the Mariners.
Sorry bub, but we’ve got more pressing matters to cover: Portland’s often terrible fashion scene and the role that the state’s sports scene plays in it.
The first part of the puzzle is recognizing that the city itself has a problem. Say you just landed yourself a background role in ‘Portlandia’ because the casting director liked your ironic vintage Mary’s Club t-shirt, your big bushy beard, the prescription-less glasses, and your gauged earlobes. How’s the Portland hipster look going to look ten years from now? Pro tip: how does high school yearbook photo look today?
As if things weren’t bad enough, our local sports teams come into play and actually make things worse. The same Ducks, Beavers, Mariners, Seahawks, Winterhawks and Blazers apparel you proudly wear to the game can be a fashion disaster on the streets.
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