If you pay attention to locally made products, you no doubt are already familiar with entermodal and their luxury vegetable tanned bags and wallets for men and women. (Perhaps you've seen them at Olio United, for instance.) While they are carried in stores around the world, renowned for their quality and virtuous longevity, they can seem a little out of reach for the Portlander who wants to support them but finds the price point a little, erm, out of reach. Tonight, then, is an excellent opportunity to find entermodal goods at a huge bargain. This evening (4-8 pm) the company is opening their studio (239 NW 13th Ste 211) for a sample sale, with pieces going for as low as $20!! They'v expanded their range quite significantly over the course of the past year, so the samples will be many and varied. Clink a glass with the entermodal team, who'll be serving up warm winter drinks and other treats, and get your hand's one of Portland's proudest exports. Here are a few of my favorites from the Spring '09 crop:
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