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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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Please join us this Sunday as we bring out the Holiday Sparkle!

This Sunday from 2-5pm we’re hosting a vintage holiday trunk show and sale! If you are in the Portland area we would love to see you and help you find the perfect glam piece to get you through the holidays and beyond!

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Hollywood Babylon

4512 Ne Sandy Blvd. Portland, OR 97213

re-blog from Portland Mercury’s MOD blog

Hollywood Babylon Party and Show

POSTED BY TOBY ROBBOY ON MON, APR 7, 2014 AT 1:59 PM

On Saturday night a sizable crowd squeezed into Hollywood Babylon‘s relatively close quarters for the vintage store’s three-year anniversary party and live show featuring Ensly Mogul and Mister Saturday (who is co-owner of the store). The nerdcore duo did a set of Star Trek-based songs in a multimedia performance that incorporated video clips from the original show. While it certainly wasn’t the typical choice of entertainment for a retail party, the performance felt like a natural fit with Hollywood Babylon’s particular brand of quirk and kitsch.

The party also provided an opportunity to scope the store’s current stock, which was everything one could hope for from a funky little vintage store that specializes in unpretentious whimsy. Highlights included jewel-tone hippie dresses, an impressive collection of shoes that ranged from slinky Ferragamos to sturdy boots, and every hat one could possibly desire. Hollywood Babylon is not the most flashy or high profile retailer out there, but given their promising range of merchandise, not to mention the strong turnout of loyal customers who showed up, I think it’s safe to say they carved themselves out a very decent space in the crowded local vintage market.

Now for some pics:

 

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tomorrow: friday 12/20/13 vintage gift spectacular!

tomorrow: friday 12/20/13 vintage gift spectacular!

so many great designers and vintage dealers and more – tomorrow, friday 12.20 at 220 salon 213 SW Ash St #211, Portland, OR 97204 – downtown portland…come score a deal and find a gift for everyone on your list. have a cup of tea or relaxing glass of wine and browse the goods far away from the mall madness. we are bringing some new special pieces for this event! 12 – 6pm.

you also can find us tomorrow in Hollywood at 4512 NE Sandy Blvd. hours there are 12-7pm (in case you are still on the look out for an ugly sweater)!

inspiration: vintage holiday pinups

we are getting super excited for halloween at hollywood babylon!!
here’s some eye candy to get ya in the mood!

(ps, we have lots of weird stuff at the store right now to create an awesome costume or find the finishing touch) xo, HB

portland flea – next sunday 10/20

hey everyone, just a heads up we will be down at portland flea once again next sunday with more fresh vintage finds! you can find us there every third sunday. location is inside union/pine and on the street outside at grand & pine (next to andy & bax). this is a great flea market with an eclectic range of vendors and vintage goods. we will be bringing some halloween costume ideas this week along with tons of new and (cheap) stuff! here are some pics from the pdx flea… Image

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yep – there’s even a photographer there who takes old timey tin-type photos…

a great place to find something for everyone on your holiday shopping list!

hope to see ya there*

xo, HB

*our brick and mortar location at 4512 ne sandy boulevard in hollywood is closed monthly on the third sunday 😉

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