Tagged: music

new sister store open on n. mississippi!

we’re thrilled to announce the opening of a Babylon Vintage, a new collaboration / vintage concept shop at 3636 N. Mississippi. we are sharing space with Beacon Sound, and The Practice Space gallery and partnering with our friend and fellow fashion veteran, Zachary Augustine to add a unique edit of vintage and independent designers to the neighborhood. stay tuned as we evolve and integrate new designer collections, and one of a kind vintage while hosting residencies from inspiring designers and editors in our community…follow along on instagram here!

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WAVES live in store performance at Hollywood Babylon Vintage in Portland

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Special thanks to Andy Parker and WAVES for performing live this past Friday night in the shop. We are in love with WAVES and can’t wait to hear more. Here is a tiny sample of his dreamy set from the other night – we wish we had captured more of his sick drum beats…alas, next time

andy parker performing as WAVES 5.15.15 at Hollywood Babylon from Hollywood Babylon on Vimeo.

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black uhuru fashion flash back

you may already be aware that we are big fans of the seventies and early eighties jamaican roots, reggae and dancehall music. tonight we are heading out to see Black Uhuru play live in Portland, OR at the star theater. here’s a look at some of our favorite looks from their most famous lineup featuring Ducky Simpson, Puma Jones and Mykal Rose. they were one of the most stylish reggae groups from that era. enjoy!

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next in-shore show: Carletta Sue Kay (Sunday 2/9/14 at 5 pm)

we are beyond excited to host  our favorite vocal (& fashion) diva, Carletta Sue Kay for a live in-store performance at Hollywood Babylon on sunday, february 9th at 5pm. check out the event on face book here. be there or be square.

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hope to see ya there!

xo, HB

save the date: january 19th – hollywood babylon turns 2!

save the date: january 19th - hollywood babylon turns 2!

all day saturday, january 19th we’ll be having an INSANE SALE

party starts at 7pm…stop by and toast our 2 years in business with us! we’d love to see ya!

hot mama salsa +
drinks provided

carletta sue kay shops hollywood babylon ! !

hey everyone,
my good friend sunny was visiting from san francisco on tour with his band carletta sue kay
they played at valentine’s in portland and it was one of the best shows i’ve seen in a while (right up there with redd kross!) i will add some very low res video soon.
check out the fab pink mexican dress carletta found at hollywood babylon and wore for her perfomance:

they play again tonight, saturday september 22 in tacoma washington at the pantages theatre as part of a festival (i think it might be free?) catch ’em if you can – they put on a great show and are some of the nicest people around.

xo, hb

here’s the low res video from the other night that i promised: