Backtalk is owned by jewelry designer Katie Freedle. The shop bridges the gap between affordability, ethical production and accessibility in the Portland fashion industry. It is a retail space that blends vintage clothing, art and emerging design to outfit the young Portlander's lifestyle.

Backtalk displays a wide selection of work from Portland creators as well as carefully selected lines from the East Coast, West Coast and a few international brands.

Come discover handcrafted jewelry, small press, visual art, eyewear, handbags and, of course, fabulous vintage and contemporary clothing at 3962 N. Mississippi Ave. 11AM-7PM



Alexa Stark

Julia Barbee


Wintercheck Factory 


Earth Tu Face 

Revere Metals

Sara Bergman 

Sarah Klass

Andrea Diodati 


Gamma Folk 

Minnow Bathers 

Victoria Ramos

Julia Bent

Oyster NYC 


Julia Szendei

Gemma Patford 

Polaris Jewelry 

Andrea Diodati 

Rachel Weisberg 


Barrow PDX 

Claire Green Jewelry

Acre Goods 

Garnet Jewelry

Zola Jewelry Objects 

Rachel Ravitch 

Not Tuesday 

Faye Kendall

Kayla Mattes

Kat Seale 

Krysos + Chandi




Alexa Stark works in-house, designing her clothing line in front of Backtalk's cliental, giving you the opportunity to custom fit garments of hers on the spot. Alexa is a New York native who studied fashion design at Parsons before moving to Portland in 2011.