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Our sister site files a dispatch from the hipster capital of the nation. Here's how they describe Lizard Lounge: "If we told you there was a store in Portland, Oregon that carried hard-to-find brands like Warby Parker, Levi's Vintage, Nau, Red Wing Shoes, Freitag and Chrome Salvage and let you browse while sipping a steaming cup of Stumptown Coffee, would you believe us?" [Racked National]