Tonight is Fashion's Night Out, an international retail event invented by Anna Wintour during the depths of the recession. In Portland the festivities are concentrated on the west side, and virtually every single store downtown is featuring some type of party and/or sale, so if you're in the market for anything before the weather turns, tonight is a good time to find a deal and score some free wine while you're at it. However, I long for the day when FNO is a citywide occurrance—after all, some of the most killer shopping is on the eastside, so my roundup of transitional fall picks includes some favorites from over yonder too.
The party dress:
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