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Patagonia Opens Flagship Store in Ballard
Blink and you truly might have missed this shop's grand opening last weekend. After a slight delay, Patagonia opened on Ballard Avenue on August 19. The new flagship store is a home base for the brand's Workwear line, a collection of sturdy staples that don't quit. Plus, it houses Patagonia Provisions, its food and drink spinoff that lauds a more sustainable food system through its products—they're not messing around; there's even a documentary about it.

Now thru Aug 30
Eddie Bauer New Season Sale
As summer draws to a close it's time to, well, get more clothes. Summer items are sale, but at Eddie Bauer new fall arrivals—over 120 new duds—are a deal too. Get 30 percent off your purchase online (use the code LANTERN) and in stores.

Now thru Aug 30
Ingrid and Isabel Trunk Show
When founder Ingrid Carney couldn't button her pre-pregnancy pants, the Belleband prototype was born and she could put those bottoms for a little bit longer without have to actually button them. That was in 2003. These days, Ingrid and Isabel has everything from activewear to dresses to nursing necessities. Shop the trunk show at Village Maternity and receive 20 percent new fall goods.

Tue, Aug 29
Fashion First Preview
Sway and Cake, which has been resurrected by owner and stylist Tamara Kilburn, is now located on Capitol Hill. It relocated and reopened after Kilburn shuttered her Belltown shop at the end of 2013. These days though, her studio is brimming with new finds, from Jenny Bird jewelry to sassy desk fodder to felt hats and slinky dresses. Stop by Sway and Cake from 5–8 for the Fashion First Countdown happy hour. Fashion First is Seattle's longest running independent runway show, helmed by the singular Joan Kelly. To celebrate both the show and Kelly's birthday, receive 10 percent off your purchase during the event.

Thu, Sept 7
Save the Date: Exploring Correspondence
Calling all lovers of snail mail, the pen pals, the letter-writers. This one's for you: the Seattle-based duo behind Apartment on Belmont will be at Join Shop, a new expansive space of local goods in South Lake Union. Next week, from 5–7, scope out their new launch of cards, postcards, and prints—enough to get you set up for another season of correspondence.

Please send event details for consideration to rsaez[at]seattlemet[dot]com.

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