From supplying books and toys for your kids, to creating inclusive cosmetics and cool hats, there’s an abundance of services and products that Portland women offer. Here are just some of our favorites we love to support.Less
If you are in desperate need of an office addition, bigger kitchen, outside patio space or just a spring paint job, consider supporting this amazing Black Woman's business. Perfect for growing families, Willco focuses on remodeling, historical renovations, and residential and commercial painting. Owned by Ruth Warren, Willco’s diverse team of experts have years of experience to take your home projects from dream to reality.
So much more than a toy store, and owned by Jillian Sevick, Hammer and Jacks' adorable indoor playspace has become a vital community hub in the Foster-Powell neighborhood over the past four years. From lactation support groups and kindie music concerts, to storytimes in Spanish and birthday parties, there's always been something happening.
Mimosa Studios Owner Austin Raglione provides a full-service ceramic painting studio to local families both in her studio and at home. The Take Home Painting Kits come with all the ceramics, paint, brushes, and instructions needed to paint right at home. And now you can reserve a spot to do art in the studio too!
Anjelica Otness started Fat Cupcake for good reasons: she has always loved eating dessert, she enjoys the creativity of decorating cupcakes, and she wanted to create an environment where people feel loved, welcome, and known. “I love sharing the joy of a cupcake and celebrating exciting life events or being there when things are challenging,” Otness says. She jokes, “It's also a perk to be able to eat a treat whenever you want."
Jennifer Green is the owner of this whimsical red-painted children's bookstore in the beloved Alberta Arts District. Beyond the hand-picked selection of children's books and the big green reading couch at the center of the store, there was the community of families that met weekly for multilingual story-times, craft sessions, and music circles.
Flipside Hats is a sustainable hat and accessory brand, making eco-cool products accessible to the mainstream market for men, women and kids. From slouch beanies to ball caps to cabbie hats and more there is something for absolutely every age and personality in your household. Each hat is made from large rolls of abandoned fabric from production and dye houses and then crafted into a unique piece that helps those who wear them express their own personal style.