Bellevue Arts Museum

Slide Show: Counter-Couture Party

Party attendees donned their grooviest 1960s and ‘70s attire to celebrate Bellevue Arts Museum’s newest exhibition, Counter-Couture: Fashioning Identity in the American Counterculture.


Hippie Chic

Style Happenings: 'Counter-Couture: Fashioning Identity in the American Counterculture' at BAM

Mark your calendars as Michael Cepress brings far-out fashion to this must-see exhibit at Bellevue Arts Museum.

08/17/2015 By Amanda Zurita

Snap Judgment

Critiquing SPD’s New Uniforms

Seattle Police Department rolled out a new uniform this winter, so naturally we had to ask local designers: fine or a fineable offense?

03/02/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

Fresh Starts

More Style Resolutions for 2015

How some of the city's most stylish are dressing up the New Year

12/29/2014 By Amanda Zurita

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


Michael Cepress Spring Party and Studio Sale

The Seattle designer opens his studio for some spring cleaning.

04/24/2014 By Conor Romack

The Rugged Gentleman

New! Hammer and Awl in Madrona

The chicest little shopping neighborhood in Seattle gets a masculine update in the form of a men's accessories and lifestyle shop.

10/08/2013 By Laura Cassidy

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

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


We Were There: Michael Cepress Fashion Show

Scenes from the Seattle designer's recent solo show at the Century Ballroom on Capitol Hill.


Local Designer

American Dreaming: Michael Cepress 2013 Runway Showcase

Independent Designer Showcase contestant and local designer Michael Cepress hosts an evening of truly ready to wear ready-to-wear.

06/06/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Seattle Designers

Michael Cepress Wants a Kickstart

The Seattle designer is hoping to raise $50,000 for his '70s-inspired mens and womens collections.

01/24/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Style Counsel

72 Style Resolutions for 2013

How Seattle people who think about style and aesthetics are thinking about style and aesthetics for 2013.

12/14/2012 By Laura Cassidy


More On Bedecked and Bejeweled

Think of it as a dream world mini-mall and a booster to the city. We shopped the city and gathered the best finds under one roof, and when you take advantage of our legwork, the Seattle Symphony and your gift list reaps the benefits.

11/02/2012 By Laura Cassidy

Style School

Cafe Lago Wrap-Up

But wait—the month of Seattle Met–curated Italian fashion dinners isn’t over yet…

01/26/2012 By Laura Cassidy

Style School

Cafe Lago’s Fashion Academy [UPDATED]

Join us on Wednesday nights in January for style semester at one of Seattle’s best neighborhood Italian restaurants.

12/20/2011 By Laura Cassidy

Style Counsel

Michael Cepress’s Wearable Art

Two-day workshop puts drawing, design, and the art of dress within reach.

08/16/2011 By Laura Cassidy


Color Theory #1

New blog series gets Style Counselors talking color trends

07/26/2010 By Laura Cassidy


Save the Date: Thaw

The annual spring runway show and fundraiser is this Thursday May 6

05/04/2010 By Laura Cassidy


Open Studio

Stop by Michael Cepress’s showroom Thursday evening