Not familiar with Little Boxes? Well, it is a city-wide shopping event on Black Friday and Saturday comprised of a mix of Portland's locally owned and alternative boutiques. With Little Boxes, when you ditch the big box stores and shop locally you get entered to win tons of unbelievable prizes (cough, cough.. 4 night vacay to Hawaii, SF or San Diego, tons of gift certificates, a iPad 2.. the list is HUGE!) and you get 10% off at most participating stores.Little Boxes is one of those yearly traditions that truly makes us proud to live in Portland. It is a testament to the collaborative nature of Portland's retailers and hopefully will one day be a national trend.Scan the rules to get the full break down on exactly how to play and make sure to mark your calendars for this amazing annual event. Oh.. and don't forget to download the App to make shopping that much easier!Here's a little breakdown of where to shop for those tricky men + women in your life:Jazz up his style a little bit and swing by Animal Traffic, MACUS or Lizard Lounge. Pick up some manly trinkets at Boys' Fort + Salvage Works. For that girl in your life that is way to hard to buy for why not snag some Faux Leather Hot Pants from Mojave, any beautiful, one of a kind, piece from Eden, a statement piece of jewelry from Grayling or betsy + iya or maybe buy her a beautiful plant from Portland Nursery.Other spots: BACKTALK, Shop Adorn, PALACE, Amelia.You can find something for anyone at Wolf's Apothecary, Little Things, Mag Big and hunter & Gather.Stay up to date with all that is happening with Little Boxes on Facebook!
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