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Paloma Clothing: A Portland Institution for Timeless Style and Community Connection

  Nestled in the vibrant city of Portland, Oregon, Paloma Clothing has stood as a beacon of style and community spirit for over four decades. Since its inception, Paloma has been more than just a women’s fashion boutique; it’s been a beloved destination where women of all ages gather to discover the latest trends, essential… Read more »

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Sustainability with Paloma Clothing: Your Destination for Ethical Fashion

  Welcome to Paloma Clothing, where style meets sustainability! Our mission is to offer fashionable, high-quality clothing that respects both people and the planet. In a world where fast fashion dominates, Paloma Clothing stands out as a beacon of ethical practices and eco-friendly choices. Whether you’re a long-time advocate for sustainable living or new to… Read more »

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Challenges and Future of Sustainable Fashion

Sustainable fashion is no longer a niche market; it’s a global movement. Despite significant strides, the industry faces several challenges that hinder its widespread adoption. However, the future looks promising as innovative solutions, policy changes, and consumer demand drive progress. Let’s delve into the current challenges and explore the future of sustainable fashion. Current Challenges… Read more »

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Market Trends and Innovations in Sustainable Fashion: Leading the Change

The sustainable fashion industry is experiencing remarkable growth and transformation, driven by innovative technologies, emerging market trends, and a collective push towards environmental responsibility. As the demand for eco-friendly and ethically produced fashion continues to rise, new developments and events are shaping the future of the industry. Let’s explore the latest trends, innovations, and key… Read more »

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Consumer Tips for Sustainable Fashion: Building a Conscious Wardrobe

In an era of fast fashion and disposable trends, building a sustainable wardrobe is not only environmentally friendly but also a mindful approach to personal style. Adopting sustainable fashion practices can help reduce your carbon footprint, save money, and ensure that your wardrobe reflects your values. Here are some practical tips for creating a sustainable… Read more »

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Leading the Way: Top Sustainable Fashion Brands and Certifications

In a world where consumers are increasingly aware of the environmental and social impacts of their purchases, sustainable fashion brands are stepping up to meet the demand for ethically produced, eco-friendly clothing. From pioneering brands like Patagonia to transparency champions like Everlane, these companies are setting new standards in the fashion industry. Let’s explore some… Read more »

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Embracing Ethical and Sustainable Fashion: From Production to Wear

In recent years, the fashion industry has undergone a transformative shift towards ethical and sustainable production practices. From eco-friendly manufacturing processes to fair labor practices and cruelty-free materials, there’s a growing emphasis on creating fashion that’s not only stylish but also socially and environmentally responsible. Let’s explore the key elements of ethical and sustainable fashion… Read more »

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Exploring Sustainable Materials: From Organic Cotton to Algae-based Fabrics

In the ever-evolving landscape of fashion, sustainability has become more than just a trend—it’s a necessity. As consumers become increasingly aware of the environmental and social impacts of their clothing choices, the demand for sustainable materials has surged. From organic cotton to innovative alternatives like algae-based fabrics, let’s delve into the world of sustainable materials… Read more »

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What is Sustainable Clothing

  What is Sustainable Clothing?   Sustainable clothing refers to apparel produced in ways that are environmentally friendly, socially responsible, and economically viable over the long term. This approach to fashion aims to minimize negative impacts on the environment and promote fair treatment and good working conditions for workers throughout the supply chain. Here are… Read more »

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Road-Trip Packing for California

From the beach to the mountains to vibrant city life, there’s so much to do and see in California. Home to Los Angeles, one of the biggest fashion and entertainment hubs in the world, and a host of other fantastic destinations, it’s wise to pack your suitcase accordingly. Paloma Clothing is a locally owned women’s… Read more »

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Packing for Trips to the Southwest This Fall

The Southwest includes Arizona, New Mexico, Southern California, Nevada, Utah, and Colorado. Depending on whom you ask, though, Louisiana, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma may also make that list. This region of the United States is packed with must-see attractions and historical sites. However, it’s also prone to unpredictable weather… Read more »

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Dressing for All Kinds of Weather with All-Weather Clothing

Unpredictable and inclement weather can leave you feeling unprepared in your outfit, especially in places with varying climates. Luckily, there are ways you can dress to be better prepared for all kinds of weather. Paloma Clothing, serving people in Portland, Oregon, and the surrounding metro area, offers a diverse selection of all-weather clothing from locally-owned… Read more »

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Cruising to Warm Destinations: What to Wear On a Cruise

When it comes to finding what to wear on a cruise, it all boils down to the activities you are doing and where you are traveling. By researching the weather conditions of the area you are traveling to and reading about your excursions, you can come up with a packing list that suits all of… Read more »

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Alaska Cruise Clothing

With breathtaking views, thrilling excursions, and luxurious onboard amenities, Alaskan cruises are a one-of-a-kind vacation experience that is sure to leave you with memories that last a lifetime. While embarking on an Alaskan cruise may be a no-brainer, knowing what to pack can pose more of a challenge. That’s because of the various climates unique to… Read more »

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Dressing for Weekends at the Beach

Is there anything better than weekends at the beach? Stretching more than 300 miles long, Oregon’s coastline is home to some of the most beautiful beaches you will find anywhere in the world. Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Yachats, and Gearhart continuously rank as some of the top beaches to visit in Oregon. As beautiful as they… Read more »

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Summer Vacations in Central Oregon

Summers in Central Oregon include plenty of sunshine. With a semi-arid climate, temperatures tend to remain warm but humidity and precipitation are very low. During the month of August, generally the hottest month, high temperatures hover around 81° F but also dip at nighttime in the late summer and fall. Whether you’re visiting Portland, OR,… Read more »

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Summer Travel Wear

The beginning of summer is an exciting time. Many families and individuals choose to take well-deserved trips and vacations during the summer months. As you fill your itinerary with different activities and adventures, it can be easy to overlook an important aspect of traveling — summer travel wear. While many will agree it’s important to… Read more »

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Packing Light for Overseas

Are you planning to take a trip overseas and want to pack light? This may seem like an impossible feat but it can be accomplished when you know what to pack and how to pack. Paloma Clothing carries a variety of clothing items and accessories suitable for inclusion in an intentionally light packing plan for… Read more »

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Travel and Raincoats

Do you have a secret desire to be ready for anything when you pack for a trip? While it might not be possible to account for every possibility – travel is an adventure after all – always bring a travel raincoat. In the Greater Portland, OR area, you can choose a stylish, lightweight raincoat at… Read more »

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Resort and Travel Fashion

Going on a vacation to a resort is such an exciting experience. Whether you and your friends are taking a long overdue girls’ trip, or you and your significant other are enjoying each other’s company on a much-needed romantic getaway, you want to pack light while still having a stylish outfit for every occasion. Here,… Read more »

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Paloma Loves Traveling: What to Pack for a Warm Weather Getaway

Whether you’re traveling to a resort in Mexico, Hawaii, Palm Springs, or the Caribbean, it can be difficult to pack lightly while ensuring you bring along stylish, comfortable outfits. Take it from Paloma Clothing – the last thing you want is to spend your trip in heat-trapping materials or wrinkled garments, so it’s important to… Read more »

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Dresses for All Fashion Trends and Seasons

Spring and fall have a lot in common. They’re both times of transition between cold and warm seasons, as well as popular choices for weddings and other special occasions. And with so many holidays in the spring and fall, you probably have quite a few dresses in your wardrobe to give you ample options for… Read more »

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American-Made Cotton T-Shirts and Raincoats for Travel

No matter where your travels take you, it’s always top of mind to pack lightly while taking along clothing that represents your true style. Before your next trip, consider stocking up on the American-made t-shirts and raincoats found at Paloma Clothing in Portland, Oregon. Curated with the modern woman in mind, our inventory includes a… Read more »

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Sustainable, Ethical Fashion

With so much attention on the environment, many people around the world are doing their part by reducing waste, recycling, carpooling, and more. But what’s often overlooked is the impact clothing we wear has on our world. That’s why Paloma Clothing is dedicated to providing a large selection of classic and current women’s clothing from… Read more »

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100% Cotton Tops and Tunics for Travel

As chilly weather arrives in Portland, your mind may travel to sunny resorts and warm destinations around the world. You know what that means – it’s time to book a few trips and plan your travel wardrobe. If you’re not sure where to begin, Paloma Clothing suggests 100% cotton tops and tunics from Dolma and… Read more »

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Delve into the Bohemian Style with Johnny Was

Show off your casual and free-flowing nature by adopting the bohemian style of dressing. This long-standing fashion trend has always been a way to show that you are part of the counterculture and keep an open mind. There’s no better way to overhaul your closet than by dipping into the inventory of Johnny Was. Their… Read more »

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Traveling this Winter? Here’s What to Wear

Being from Portland, we all know a thing or two about dressing for cold weather. But if you’re traveling to somewhere farther north, on the East Coast or in Europe, you’ll definitely want to revamp your winter wardrobe, especially if you plan on spending a lot of time outdoors. With that in mind, make sure… Read more »

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Discover Blue Canoe Organic Clothing

Did you know that Paloma Clothing carries Blue Canoe? Like all of our brands, Blue Canoe produces eco-friendly clothes that are stylish, comfortable and long lasting. If you’re looking for something that’s soft, yet sophisticated, we encourage you to come in and check out the selection of Blue Canoe organic clothing today. Learn more about… Read more »

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Our Favorite Winter Sweaters to Relax In

Sweater weather is here, and we couldn’t be happier. Nothing’s better than snuggling up in a thick, cozy sweater on a cold day. Whether you’re at home or at work, it’s important to feel comfortable, relaxed and most of all, warm. Come into Paloma Clothing in Portland to shop the latest selection of high-quality, sustainably… Read more »

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Functional and Fashionable Clothing for Fall

With fall just around the corner, it’s time to break out the long pants, cozy layers and cold-weather accessories. As you update your wardrobe, turn to Paloma Clothing in Portland for all your fall fashion inspiration. We carry functional and fashionable boutique clothing for every occasion, from a day at the office to a weekend… Read more »

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Dressing Bold and Unique with Cut Loose

You don’t want to blend in – your clothing always draws compliments and stands out in a crowd. If your unique sense of style is a key part of who you are, Cut Loose clothing offers everything you need to complete your look. Known for its loose-fitting construction and brilliant colors, the brand is a… Read more »

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Why You Should Choose Knits for Travel

Are you planning a vacation in the near future? Have a business trip coming up? Whatever your reason for traveling, you’ve probably thought about the clothes you’d like to bring with you. If knitwear has yet to grace your packing list, think again. Here are a few reasons why you should always plan to bring… Read more »

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Traveling from Italy to Iceland with Habitat Clothing

With Reykjavik just a little over five hours from Rome by plane, a trip to Iceland from Italy is becoming a popular addition to a European vacation. But what should you pack? One of the first brands we recommend is Habitat Clothes. Habitat creates sophisticated, comfortable pieces that transition flawlessly from day to night and… Read more »

Q&A with Kim Osgood, Paloma Clothing owner and buyer

Ever wonder how Paloma came to be, and how our boutique continues to stay relevant after more than 40 years in business?! Read this Q&A with owner Kim Osgood for the scoop on what makes Paloma special!   How did you first become involved with Paloma? “In February of 1979, I met Mike at the… Read more »

Going On Vacation? Don’t Forget These Fashion Items!

For the fashion-conscious woman, the most stressful part of a holiday might be packing for it! Trying to fit everything into a small piece of luggage may seem next to impossible, but don’t worry. Paloma Clothing boutique has plenty of travel fashion tips! Temperature Control When shopping at a clothing boutique, look for easy-to-pair pieces… Read more »

How Socks Make A Fashion Statement

If you’re still thinking of socks as just necessary items of clothing that separate your feet from your shoes, think outside the box. Fashion forward and classic style socks can be found at your local clothing boutique and are an easy and subtle way to make a statement about your personality and your fashion. Whether you… Read more »

The Perfect Coobie Bra For Any Occasion

Choosing a bra that fits an occasion should involve more than just settling for a sports bra, or something less comfortable. In clothing boutiques, bras are rarely designed for both comfort and versatility in mind. Coobie bras, however, bring more options to the table. The only problem now is choosing which Coobie bra to wear… Read more »

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Four Fall Fashion Ideas For Attending A Wedding

Fall weddings can be as gorgeous as they can be colorful. The color palette available to Fall wedding planners is wide enough that everything from emerald and deep teal combinations to cherry wood can work. This variance in tone and color leaves so many options open to guests that they can get lost in Portland… Read more »

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Eco-Friendly and Ethically Responsible Women’s Apparel in Portland

When it comes to women’s apparel, Portland, OR residents love to shop at Paloma Clothing! We are unlike other typical women’s clothing stores you might see elsewhere in Portland. What makes our boutique so distinctive is not just the friendly staff, upbeat atmosphere, and attractive clothing options, but also the origin and background of each… Read more »

A Woman’s Bag is So Much More Than Function

The idea of stepping out without a bag is virtually unheard of, so learn a few tips about combining hand bag style with function. There’s no denying that you need your purse to carry your important items, but this staple of women’s accessories should also be on-trend. Individual Style Every woman has a unique style… Read more »

Find Trendy Women’s Accessories in Portland

Whether you are planning a wedding, birthday party, or anniversary, wearing trendy jewelry always helps complete your look. For many years, Forge + Fire by Amy Burgess has been creating and providing trendy women’s accessories for everyone in Portland for all styles and looks. Here are some of the best things about Forge + Fire… Read more »

Tips for Stacking and Styling Bangles

Stacking bracelets is a trendy way to wear women’s accessories. There are no strict rules for stacking and styling bangles, but we do have some tips to make the biggest statement and represent your unique style. Start with Simplicity For anyone just starting to experiment with the stacked look, we recommend sticking with a monochromatic… Read more »