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Seattle Designer Suk Chai Takes Off

Former Nordstrom designer Suk Chai strikes out on her own with Schai, a beautiful locally designed womenswear line that might put all of us on a few more fashion maps.

02/21/2014 By Laura Cassidy

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Summer Picks from Stylish Officemates

Co-op office mates from Pioneer Square point to their summer favorites.

06/19/2013 By Laura Cassidy

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Spotlight: Design 10301 (UPDATED)

Design 10301’s Sharon Roth is the best Seattle women’s wear designer you’ve never heard of.

08/22/2012 By Laura Cassidy

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Making the Most of Seattle's Vintage Shops

Three shops where vintage goods, future classics, and warm, natural elements evoke new ideas.

07/17/2012 By Laura Cassidy

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La Tienda’s World’s Fair Beginnings

How the World's Fair's Mexican Pavilion inspired Leslie Grace to open Ballard store La Tienda.

01/26/2012 By Janet Pelz

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NuBe Green’s Art and Artisan Collection

Capitol Hill shop NuBe Green displays a true talent for artisan collecting.

11/18/2011 By Laura Cassidy

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Nordic Heritage Museum Gets Fashion Exhibit

With the first stateside Nordic Fashion Biennale, Ballard’s Nordic Heritage Museum hosts big, bright ideas about fashion from the newest voices of the Old World.

08/19/2011 By Laura Cassidy

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Summer Totes

Seattle shops stock lightweight all-day city bags perfect for summer.

07/22/2011 By Laura Cassidy

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Curtis Steiner’s New Ballard Shop

Curtis Steiner, owner of former Ballard shop Souvenir, returns with a new eponymous boutique.

06/23/2011 By Laura Cassidy

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Destination: Madrona [Updated]

We visit three high-style boutiques in the Seattle neighborhood of Madrona.

04/22/2011 By Laura Cassidy

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Hot Spot: Nordstrom

Jimmy Choo founder and creative head 
Tamara Mellon visits the downtown Nordstrom on March 2.

02/14/2011

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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

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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

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Haute Seats

At downtown furniture shop Roche Bobois, designer Jean-Paul Gaultier updates the brand’s modular, iconic Mah Jong sofa pieces.

01/12/2011

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The Nose Knows

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

01/12/2011 By Sarah Hirsch

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Natural History

An unlikely partnership redefines Northwest Modern at downtown home furnishings store Black Ball Line. Plus: AllSaints Spitalfields settles in downtown, and holiday sparkling lip gloss by Seattle’s Suresh Beauty.

11/15/2010 By Laura Cassidy

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Grillaxin’

While away warm September evenings with this Frykat charcoal grill by Bodum, available on Amazon.com.

08/18/2010 By Laura Cassidy

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Deja Vu All Over Again

At Cairo on Capitol Hill, the last 40 years of fashion are as good as new.

08/18/2010 By Laura Cassidy

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Cycling Through

Finds from Ballard’s Dutch Bike Company and Belltown’s Eurostyle Your Life.

07/22/2010 By Laura Cassidy

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Parlez-Vous Vert?

Skin, beauty, and health care company Melvita moves into Pacific Place mall, while Australia-based Karen Millen sets up shop at the Bravern.

07/22/2010 By Laura Cassidy