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September Resident Designer at Babylon Vintage on Mississippi Ave // MOUNTAIN PEOPLE

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weatherby denim customized vintage jeans

Annie Madden of Weatherby Denim has set up a mini-studio this weel at 3636 N. Mississippi and will be offering her personal customization and tailoring of vintage jeans through Sunday by appointment. Reception Thursday 10/6 from 6 – 9pm

residency at babylon: weatherby denim by annie madden 10/6 – 10/9

weatherbydenimlabel-revisedour first designer in residence at Babylon Vintage is Annie Madden of Weatherby Denim.

Annie lives and works in Brooklyn, but will be setting up shop in Portland early October with a fall preview of her amazing artisinal re-purposed denim collection.

Stop in Thursday 10/6 – Sunday 10/9 (at 3636 N. Mississippi) to sign up for a custom fitting of Weatherby restyled vintage jeans by the designer.

reception Thursday 10/6  6-9pm

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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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This Weekend: The Portland Night Market

Join us this coming Friday and Saturday for the Valentine’s weekend edition of the Portland Night Market. We will be bringing along plenty of new vintage and upcycled treasures and there will be an amazing array of local vendors, food and drink, cute folks, and entertainment that are sure to satisfy every heart’s desire!

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Christmas ugliness is back in the shop NOW! Shop early for best (worst) selection!

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come on down to Hollywood Babylon at 4512 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland, Oregon 97213. we have tons of ugly christmas sweaters and more.

THE BENEFITS OF GUSBANDRY: GAY OR NOT GAY?!!

We had the pleasure of providing Costume Design on this local Portland Comedic web-series created by Alicia Rose…

Re-blogged from Universal Dork:

The Benefits of Gusbandry dropped it’s second episode yesterday online and the plot begins to thicken quite a bit! I really enjoyed the first episode which I was lucky enough to catch at the Portland Film Festival in September and I’ve been waiting for the second to really kickstart the whole “gusband” thing into gear. A “gusband” fyi is a gay husband but you won’t find much in the way of romance in the second episode, at least involving the main character Jackie. It’s no secret that she’s clearly crushed out on the wrong dude.

Just when she thinks she’s finally found her Mr. Right we get to watch it all awkwardly come tumbling down. That’s not say it doesn’t happen without some laughs. Still, I’m already hoping that somewhere in this series Jackie’s “Mr. Right” will eventually pop up, though I fear for her the journey won’t be an easy one! This episode really sets up the premise of the series and by the end of it you’ll be wondering where it’ll go next or should I say just how far it will go. It’s playing out so far a bit like Will & Grace if it would’ve been aired in 2015 on HBO and that’s a damn good thing. I’ve got a feeling things are bound to get pretty wild & crazy along the way. I’m curious to see where the wind blows our two main characters and if for some reason neither of them find the love they’ve always hoped for, well at least they’ve got each other…

if you missed the first episode here it is:

Even better now you can watch the second one right after:

Ps, be sure and subscribe here to view upcoming episodes!!

Get Inspired for Halloween at Hollywood Babylon!

Everybody ready for Halloween? If you are looking to dress up this year be sure to stop by Hollywood Babylon!

In addition to loads a great new vintage fall merchandise, we’re brimming with costumes and bits and pieces to add the finishing touch to your holiday look! Last minute? No stress – we will help style you out with a unique costume.

Here are a few pics of costume ideas from our instagram:

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above: the beginnings of a sexy diy wonder woman costume – stencil some stars on those leather panties!!

below: the ultimate teen wolf costume!!

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above: sexy country chic kitty

below: the classic sailor

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pictured below is one of our favorite customers, Denice, decked out as Dolly Parton last year and this years’ sexy pirate costume – both found at Hollywood Babylon!

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We’ll be staying open a lil later this week to take care of all your Halloween costume needs!

feel free to call us at the shop: 503.282.1171 with any costume questions!

Hollywood Babylon

4512 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland, OR 97213

UPCOMING SHOWS at Hollywood Babylon

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A week from Sunday we’ll say adios to summertime and enjoy some tacos with Hot Mama Salsa and listen to tunes from JJ and The Needs. BBQ starts at 4:30 show begins at 5:30. All ages. Free.

We are also looking forward to rocking more heavily with an in-store performance by INSIDE INFORMATION on Friday October 16th at 8pm – these guys rule so be sure and save the date!

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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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