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Flurry Pop-Up Shop
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Flurry Pop-Up Shop
by CH Contributor
on 23 November 2009

by Adrienne So

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Portland pop-up shop Flurry takes the ingenious retail trend sweeping much of the globe a step further. Re-imagined as a designer boutique, the former shoe store now houses fifteen local designers in an airy, elegantly-appointed showroom.

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Glittering window displays and one-of-a-kind items entice shoppers to the downtown shop, providing an alternative to the typical chain stores in the area and giving new life to an empty storefront. The space makes a great way for smaller designers to come together for wide exposure, but keeps the experience it manageable thanks to vendors curated by nonprofit Portland Fashion Synergy.

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Some CH favorites include Looptworks, a company using 100% pre-consumer waste fabrics to create limited edition jackets, skirts, shorts and T-shirts as well as the work of Sahlia Michelle, a Portland-based jewelry maker creating delicate hand-pounded molten silver accessories.

Also at Flurry, RYZ's crowd-sourced shoes. Founded by Rob Langstaff, a former Adidas employee, RYZ uses weekly online submissions by local artists to produce and sell custom sneaker designs. (Pictured above.)

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See more images after the jump.

Flurry Pop-Up Shop
Through 31 December 2009
401 SW Morrison Street
Portland, OR 97204 map

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