Gift Guides

STRAIGHT FIRE

Bring the Drama This Leo Season with These Local Gifts

Bring the drama this Leo season with a necklace from Wolf Circus, a purse from Cult Gaia, a party trick from Chambong, and more Seattle gifts.

07/22/2022 By Zoe Sayler

SODO MOJO

What We're Wearing to Root, Root, Root for the Mariners

Vintage-inspired baseball jackets, funny inside-joke fan tees, and other memorabilia that proves your loyalty to the home team.

07/21/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Shopping List

A Guide to Seattle’s Best Butcher Shops and Meat Markets

Tucked away in Pike Place Market, or existing purely online, these local purveyors make buying a steak a personalized experience.

06/30/2022 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

DIPLOMACY

Gifts for Grads

Congratulate them on their hard work—and help them prepare for whatever's next.

06/06/2022 By Zoe Sayler

NINE TO FIVE

Gifts for Grads Entering the Workforce

Microsoft bluetooth headphones, fashionable work shoes, and commute essentials for recent grads entering the workforce.

06/06/2022 By Zoe Sayler

LIFELONG LEARNER

Gifts for Graduates Starting College or Grad School

A great, reasonably priced REI commuter bike, a high-tech smart notebook with classic appeal, and other university student essentials.

06/06/2022 By Zoe Sayler

PATH PATHOS

Gifts for Grads Who Aren't Sure What's Next

Experience gifts, introspective books, and other no-pressure gifts to make the transition from school to whatever comes next a bit smoother.

06/03/2022 By Zoe Sayler

MOVING UP, MOVING OUT

Gifts for Grads Moving to a New Place

Practical gifts like a cordless vacuum, a Welly first aid kit, and grown-up wine glasses from Estelle Colored Glass.

06/02/2022 By Zoe Sayler

PASSPORT OR FAIL

Gifts for Grads Taking a Gap Year

Essentials for high school or college graduates taking time off from school, from a roomy Cotopaxi backpack to a personal safety alarm.

06/02/2022 By Zoe Sayler

SMOOTH, MINIMAL

We Needed This: Eco Collective Safety Razors Smooth Out Your Shaving Routine

Seattle-based beauty company Eco Collective reduces disposable razor waste one blade at a time—and also helps you get a closer shave with less irritation.

05/27/2022 By Zoe Sayler

POP CULTURE

Father's Day Gift Guide

We'll even laugh at all your dad jokes.

05/23/2022 By Zoe Sayler

BEER GEAR

Have Your Beer and Wear It, Too

Standard Brewing, Lucky Envelope, and Great Notion pick to-go beer and brewery merch just for dad.

05/23/2022 By Zoe Sayler

FATHER FIGURES

Father's Day Gifts for Every Type of Dad

What should you get for a dad who loves fashion? Or a dad with esoteric tastes? Or a dad who already has it all? We've got gift ideas.

05/23/2022 By Zoe Sayler

NET WORTH

Goal-Scoring Gear for Seattle Soccer Fans

Scarves, jerseys, jackets, and other merch from Seattle's three favorite soccer teams.

05/20/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Price Point

Gifts for Every Budget

Spend what you need, get what they want.

04/22/2022 Edited by Zoe Sayler

BIG SPENDER

Luxury Gifts for a Bottomless Budget

Locally made jewelry, stunning glass art, outdoor gear, and more.

04/22/2022 By Zoe Sayler

BUDGET COMMITTEE

Big-Ticket Gifts Under $100

Jewelry, local sports gear, and a Filson flannel, all between $50 and $100, perfect for birthdays, Mother's Day, Father's Day, and beyond.

04/21/2022 By Zoe Sayler

STICKER SERENITY

Thoughtful Gifts Under $25

Our favorite inexpensive local gifts, from a Kraken beanie to Chunks' Seattle-designed hair accessories.

04/20/2022 By Zoe Sayler

PRICE IS RIGHT

Great Seattle Gifts Under $50

Seattle gifts for everyone that fit in your budget, including local cookbooks, board games, and Mariners gear.

04/18/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Seattle Made

Your Guide to Shopping Local

Keep it in the city.

04/13/2022 Edited by Zoe Sayler