Richard Bloom: Hot Trends from a Gift Trade Show

      Who determines the latest trends in gift-giving? It all happens at gift trade shows across the country. Richard Bloom, from R. Bloom's of Lake Oswego, invited our own Tammy Hernandez inside one of the best in the country -- right here in Portland!

      Here are some of the great gifts Richard was excited to find:

      Gizaun Art -- Western Red Cedar outdoor art
      Corkcicle - wine cooler stick
      GlanceiD - technology with a local connection
      May Arts Ribbon
      Keena -- Little black dress organizer
      Monkey Business -- Children's paper products
      Keena -- My drap cocktail napkin/stamps
      French black opium soap --
      Keena -- Owl contact lens holder
      Toppers Originals -- Hat fedora
      Dynasty Gallery -- Handmade glass art
      Forest Life Creations Wood earrings --
      Jolie -- head bands
      Benjamin International -- Silicone Rubber Pouches/Eyelass holders
      Orox Leather -- Mens leather goods made from leather and recycled bicycle tires
      U.S.E.D. Recycled Seatbelts -- Mens seat belt bags