Anything Goes.
Lady Owned.
We Got Your Back.

Portland Garment Factory is a full-service creative design and fabrication studio. Led by PGF founder Britt Howard, the zero-waste studio has been upending the factory model for more than 10 years, as a leader in soft-goods innovation, design, and fabrication.

Our mission

To ideate and produce creative experiences in the real world. PGF believes in creating work with intention, and in serving our community. We’re committed to upending the traditional factory model, through ethical labor practices and environmental sustainability. Above all else, we lead from the heart.

  • BE HUMAN
  • THINK FORWARD
  • HONOR PROCESS
  • RESPECT TIME
  • INVITE CHALLENGE

Core values

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BRITT HOWARD is a visionary who combines creative inquiry and a sense of humor to make great work, every single day. With a background in anthropology, art, creative direction, design, and manufacturing, Britt and her team at PGF have been creating installations, spaces, and garments with impact for more than 10 years. Most importantly, she is the laugh out loud of PGF’s culture, the beating heart of our organization, whose ferocity and commitment continually guide our vow of excellence.

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