The Bellevue Collection

Slide Show: Independent Designer Runway Show

The 5th Annual Independent Designer Runway Show was a sold-out highlight at Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection.


Local Color

Michael Cepress Dresses the Seattle Symphony

When they perform the newly Pulitizer Prized John Luther Adams piece with Ludovic Morlot at Carnegie Hall in New York City, 100 musicians will be wearing Seattle blue.

05/06/2014 By Laura Cassidy

Runway to the Runway

Seattle's Next Top Designer (Is It You?)

The submission process for Bellevue Collection's hotly anticipated Independent Designer Runway Show is ON. Find out what you need to know to get your looks on the runway for 2014.

02/14/2014 By Laura Cassidy

Remember When

Style Rewind: Seattle Designers, Seattle Shopping, and the Looks that Shaped 2013

Totokaelo Man, Zara, Aykut Ozen, Anna Telcs, Michael Cepress, Faris, Lovecitylove, Seattle fashion photography, and dozens of other people, places, and things that defined our year.

01/02/2014 By Laura Cassidy


The Best of the Independent Designer Runway Show

Top ready-to-wear pieces from local designers, straight from the September 2013 competition.

12/01/2013 By Laura Cassidy


Slide Show: Best in Class

Top ready-to-wear pieces from local designers, straight from the September 2013 competition


Catwalk Cool

Videos: Independent Designer Runway Show

The Bellevue Collection serves up individual videos of each runway presentation from all ten of the Seattle designers in the recent competition.

11/01/2013 By Julia Kernerman

Runway Report

We Were There: IDRS 2013

The winners—they're all winners!—of this year's Independent Designer Runway Show at Bellevue Fashion Week.

09/27/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Fall into the Square

Video: Behind the Scenes at Fall Fashion

Go behind the scenes with style editor Laura Cassidy and her team as Seattle photographer Elizabeth Rudge captures images for the October issue's fall fashion feature.

09/20/2013 Videography by Avi Loud

Northwest Moods

What Bellevue Fashion Week's Sarsen is Crushing On

The Bellevue Collection's anticipated local designer showcase is coming up. Have you met all the creative minds yet?

09/12/2013 By Julia Kernerman

Happiest Hour

Wear Wednesdays at W Seattle Hotel

The downtown hotel makes Wednesdays worthwhile with a series of stylish popups.

09/10/2013 By Amanda Zurita

Island L

What Bainbridge Designer Erin Roby is Crushing On

The knitting enthusiast-turned-designer tells us about her love for ankle boots, witty style blogs, and more.

09/10/2013 By Julia Kernerman

Emerging Talent

What Designer Trina Pierre is Crushing On

The acrobat-turned-designer chats with us about her favorite local fixations.

09/02/2013 By Julia Kernerman

Let's Do This

More About Bellevue Fashion Week

Our top three picks for the Bellevue Collection's upcoming big week of events.

08/30/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Designer Spotlight

Meet the Designer: Corban Harper

Meet one of the most awarded independent designers in Seattle, and get a look at his work in action.

08/30/2013 By Kirby Ellis

Designer Spotlight

Behind the Scenes: Ozen Company

Craftsman Aykut Ozen designs leather goods inside an old freight elevator amidst the Pike/Pine corridor.

08/16/2013 By Kirby Ellis

New Look

What Bellevue Fashion Week's Liuba Palanciuc is Crushing On

We catch up with fashion designer Liuba Palanciuc on the verge of her Independent Designer Runway debut.

08/13/2013 By Julia Kernerman

Designer Spotlight

Look Book: Wyatt Orr Fall 2013

Check out the waxy wools, soft leathers, and flowing silks from this Independent Designer Runway competitor's fall collection.

08/05/2013 By Amanda Zurita

Slide Show

We Were There: Michael Cepress Fashion Show

Scenes from the Seattle designer's recent solo fashion show at the Century Ballroom.

06/25/2013 By Laura Cassidy Photography by Kirby Ellis