Brand Profile: Johan Portland

Laura Hausgard is everything a Merchandising Management and Business Administration student strives to be. After graduating in 2008 from Oregon State she continued on to Lund University to earn her Master’s degree in International Marketing & Brand Management. She now successfully runs her business, Johan in the heart of downtown Portland.  

Laura Hausgard launched Johan online while living in Brooklyn in 2012. A few years later Hausgard packed up and moved to Portland, Oregon where she opened her first physical Johan store. It started out as a secret shop on the outskirts of Portland. Now, she has opened her current brick and mortar store located on SW Pine in downtown Portland.



With over thirty well known and local designers, Johan provides customers with minimalistic accessories, apparel, and home goods that will be high quality staple items in perfect for anyones wardrobe or home.

Here are some favorite staple pieces that Johan offers:

Johan Vintage Medium Wash Jeans


Johan Vintage medium wash jeans. High rise. Tapered leg. Slight crop. Classic five pocket styling. Zip fly. Fits modern size 4-6.


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Johan Vintage Oversized Shirt.



Navy button down silk shirt. Two chest pockets. Fit is oversized and works on most sizes.


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White Tub Ceramic Dish


Harrison Martin is known for creating his own glazes in varying white opaques. This dish is not dishwasher or microwave safe.


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