Shop Local

Gifting Advice from Capitol Hill's Knack

We get the goods on how to gift great this holiday season from Laura Jennings, founder of Knack.

11/30/2016 By Colleen Williams

Secrets of Sea-Tac

9 Last-Minute Airport Gift Ideas

Please don't buy those Sleepless in Seattle pajamas.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams

'Tis the Season

Seattle Met’s Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Your holiday shopping just got a lot easier.

11/24/2015 By Amanda Zurita

Winter Wonderland

4 Spa Specials for the Winter Season

Try a rejuvenating cocoa and marshmallow body wrap or just work out the kinks with a classic Swedish massage at these local spas.

11/18/2015 By Dominique Etzel

Retail Spotlight

Toys, Tea Parties, and Mini Seahawks Gear at Satsuma

Jennifer Porter's new Wedgwood shop is a paradise for kiddos (and parents who want to shop local).

11/12/2015 By Dominique Etzel

Gift Ideas

7 Cooking Classes for Father's Day

...Because dads are notoriously hard to shop for.

06/15/2015 By Christina Tiberio

Give Well

The Met Set: Father's Day Edition

Our style team picks their favorite giftables for the dads in your life this month.

06/15/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

Give It Up

Item(s) of the Moment: Valentine's Day Edition

Show some love for your better half—and your community—with these locally sourced goodies.

02/03/2015 By Conor Romack

Pamper Perfect

7 Valentine's Day Spa and Salon Specials

Relaxation reigns this Valentine’s Day at these seven local spas.

01/30/2015 By Conor Romack

Tis the Season

7 Holiday Gift Memberships of the Liquid Variety

Last-minute gifts that don't feel like last-minute gifts

12/16/2014 By Kristen Farnam

Crafty

Urban Craft Uprising at the Seattle Street Food Fest

The city's independent craft market meets its biggest street-food event.

07/31/2014 By Amanda Zurita

Do it Yourself

Be Your Own Fragrance Designer at Sweet Anthem Perfumes

Here's how to concoct your signature spring scent—and maybe one for pops, too?

06/03/2014 By Emma Ranniger

Pamper Perfect

8 Valentine's Day Spa and Salon Specials

Eight local places to find that melted butter feeling this Valentine's Day.

01/30/2014 By Amanda Zurita

Shameless Self-Promotion

Winter Beer Six-Pack

We put together a sixer just for you.

12/03/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

Openings

Ascona Chocolat Suisse Brings Imported Sweets to Madison Valley

Put down that leftover Halloween candy—a new Seattle chocolate shop is importing the good stuff directly from Switzerland.

11/07/2013 By Chelsea Lin

Retail Spotlight

Meet the Shopkeeper: Capers

A look inside West Seattle's home, entertaining, and gift shop.

09/24/2012 By Amanda Austin

Article

Give Me Some Sugar

Looking for Easter-basket inspiration? It’s right next to that pile of Pendleton blankets, at Ballard shop the Field House.

03/14/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Article

Outstanding in the Field

Stroll SoDo as baseball fever builds and you’ll see hawkers unloading pink Mariners visors. Shop Ebbets Field Flannels, just a half a block north of Qwest Field, sells no such tchotchke.

02/14/2011 By Andrew Matson

Article

Hot Spot: La Bijou

Valentine’s Day shopping is way sexier and a lot less stressful when you do it together, which is why we’re directing you to Stephanie Percy’s new Bellevue boutique, La Bijou.

01/12/2011 By Sarah Hirsch

Article

The Nose Knows

Christen Cottam sells scents and sensibility in her West Seattle shop Knows Perfume.

01/12/2011 By Sarah Hirsch