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IDRS 15 Files #8: Varsha Agrawal

The local designer brings luxury fabrics and sleek tailoring to the working woman.

  • By Aoife Reilly
  • Published 09/23/2015

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IDRS 15 Files #7: What Designer Jeanette Svensk Li Is Crushing On

On travel-inspired designs, luxury must-haves, and why you'll never see her in yoga pants.

  • By Aoife Reilly
  • Published 09/21/2015

Wedding Wednesday

IDRS 15 Files #6: Behind the Scenes with Designer Phuong Minh Nguyen

The Kirkland-based designer merges Vietnamese style with Northwest design.

  • By Aoife Reilly
  • Published 09/16/2015

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IDRS 15 Files #5: Behind the Scenes with Designer Sophie Karen

From leather separates to two-toned trench coats, meet the Dawson and Deveraux designer who's restyling classic wardrobe essentials.

  • By Aoife Reilly
  • Published 09/08/2015

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IDRS 15 Files #4: Iris Klein

The designer brings her Northwest-inspired collection to life with watercolor tones, contrasting textures, and bright inserts.

  • By Aoife Reilly
  • Published 09/03/2015

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IDRS 15 Files #3: What Designer Victoria Postolit Is Crushing On

On her favorite seafood spot, designer must-haves, and why her daily attire may include a wet suit.

  • By Aoife Reilly
  • Published 08/28/2015

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IDRS 15 Files #2: Behind the Scenes with Designer Rana Ottaviani

Inside the studio of the Turkish-born Bellevue designer.

  • By Aoife Reilly
  • Published 08/25/2015

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IDRS 15 Files #1: What Designer Daniel Ressa Is Crushing On

On everyday denim, designer dream buys, and the Olympia folk singer he’d most like to meet

  • By Aoife Reilly
  • Published 08/19/2015

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IDRS Files #10: Jenny Fort

Get back to basics with IDRS candidate Jenny Fort and her go-anywhere line of simply chic threads.

  • By Emma Ranniger
  • Published 09/11/2014

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IDRS Files #9: Tom Ordonio

He dressed the hottest local songstress, and he can probably tell you the history of the corset. This Seattle designer patches the past to the present with edge, glamor, and signature style.

  • By Conor Romack
  • Published 09/08/2014

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IDRS Files #8: Deborah Roberts of Silvae

Illustration lends a highly specialized look to this designer's on-point, on-trend dresses and separates.

  • By Kelsey Kaufman and Laura Cassidy
  • Published 08/29/2014

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IDRS Files #7: Calotype's Kristie Metcalf

Bright colors, digitally printed fabric, a dress for Kelly Osbourne: It all started with a My Little Pony sewing machine....

  • By Conor Romack
  • Published 08/21/2014

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IDRS Files #6: Mia Fioravanti

Her minimalist designs are inspired by her long family history in the wool industry, but the result is totally modern.

  • By Conor Romack
  • Published 08/11/2014

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IDRS Files #5: Brian Cuddy

The NYC native talks inspiration, digital prints, and jet setting.

  • By Emma Ranniger
  • Published 08/01/2014

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IDRS Files #4: Rebekah Adams

Where military life meets the runway; get to know the local designer/army wife who upcycled her way into the competition.

  • By Emma Ranniger
  • Published 07/29/2014

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IDRS Files #3: BOHO Republic's Tina Witherspoon

Find out what Streisand, Richie, and Moretz have to do with this IDRS contestant's modern-retro collection.

  • By Amanda Zurita
  • Published 07/14/2014

Forget Fashion Week

September is Runway Month

Save these dates, people: there's a trio of big-time Seattle and Bellevue fashion events headed your way.

  • By Laura Cassidy
  • Published 07/07/2014

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IDRS Files #2: Klad Apparel

Vaguely goth, intimately Nordic, very Seattle—yet Melanie Trygg's line manages to reference Chloe and pop music, too.

  • By Kelsey Kaufman and Laura Cassidy
  • Published 06/30/2014

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IDRS Files #1: What Designer April Pride is Crushing On

On Instagram, ice tea, vintage jean jackets, and the ever-present excuse to get dressed up.

  • By Amanda Zurita
  • Published 06/20/2014
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