Colleen Williams is the Style Editor at Seattle Met and Editor at Seattle Met Bride & Groom. She has worked in fashion and beauty media for over a decade and has seen her work published in The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler, xoVain, YouBeauty and Refinery29, among many others. She’s traveled the globe with Pat McGrath as her writer and publicist, worked on fashion shows in New York, Paris, London and Milan, and has written a ton of copy for Procter & Gamble Beauty, L’Oreal and a bunch of indie brands in between.

Colleen is originally from New Mexico; she has a BFA in Art History from the University of New Mexico and a graduate AAS in Fashion Design from Parsons School of Design in New York City.  She loves green chile, Alexander McQueen, movie theaters and Tetris.

Shop Talk's Best Of

The Best of Seattle Style in 2016

Our favorite news from 2016 in Seattle Met's Style section.

12/21/2016 By Colleen Williams

Elements of Style

Kale: A Most Cruciferous Color Prediction

Pantone, the trend forecaster that determines which colors are “in,” has declared kale a hot color for 2017.

12/20/2016 By Colleen Williams

Bargains! Bands! Booze!

Get Ready for 2016's Punk Rock Flea Market

Punk Rock Flea Market Set for December 20—22 in Capitol Hill; expect bands, booze, and lots of last-minute shopping.

12/14/2016 By Colleen Williams

Shop Local, Ship Out

In Search Of: Local Shops That Ship

We asked Yelp about their favorite Seattle stores for local shopping—that also ship it out for you.

12/13/2016 By Colleen Williams

Something For Everyone

The "Even More Gifts!" Gift Guide

Still on the hunt for the perfect gift? Have we got some ideas!

12/09/2016 By Colleen Williams and Amanda Raschkow

Handmade Gifting

Fatto a Mano Rings in 12th Year in Laurelhurst

The local, female artisan–driven shopping event will be on December 10th this year.

12/07/2016 By Colleen Williams

Shop Local

Gifting Advice from Capitol Hill's Knack

We get the goods on how to gift great this holiday season from Laura Jennings, founder of Knack.

11/30/2016 By Colleen Williams

Haute Eats

Amandine Announces Special YSL-Inspired Macarons for December

Amandine macarons get a limited edition YSL makeover.

11/29/2016 By Colleen Williams

Shop Small Saturday

Ethnic Seattle Presents Shop Small, Shop Ethnic

The November 26th Holiday Pop-Up Market has a ton of gift ideas both in-person and online, for under $100.

11/23/2016 By Colleen Williams

Get in loser, we're goin' shopping

Seattle's Black Friday, Small Saturday, and Cyber Monday Deals

A roundup of great deals around our fair city in 2016.

11/22/2016 By Colleen Williams and Amanda Raschkow

Store Openings

Filson Opens Up Shop in Ballard

The 119-year old retailer opens a new concept store in Ballard on November 23.

11/17/2016 By Colleen Williams

The Perfect Thing

Seattle Met's Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Our picks for the lucky people on your gift list.

11/16/2016 By Colleen Williams With Amanda Raschkow Photography by Justin Gollmer

Long hair don't care

Meet Jasmine Johnson of Jasmine Ni'Cole Luxury Perucas

We interview the Seattle entrepreneur who is creating couture-level luxury hairpieces.

11/15/2016 By Colleen Williams

So Player

Style File: 5 Questions with Gibran Hamdan

We caught up with former Seahawks quarterback Gibran Hamdan to get his take on Seattle style.

11/10/2016 By Colleen Williams

Wash and Wear

Sassoon Launches New Style Collection

Just when you thought you couldn't change the classic bob, Sassoon introduces the mob.

11/08/2016 By Colleen Williams

English Rose

Stella McCartney Pops by Nordstrom

The eco-luxury designer chats about her Nordstrom exclusives, the Stella McCartney house and what's next.

11/04/2016 By Colleen Williams

That's What She Said

W Hotels Kicks Off 'What She Said' with Seattle Art Museum's Chiyo Ishikawa

W Hotels 'What She Said' is a platform that features prominent women in fashion, music, design and fitness. Tuesday, November 1, the hotel brought the series to Seattle.

11/02/2016 By Colleen Williams

Sight Unseen

It's Lights Out for Nube

Starting Halloween night, Capitol Hill store Nube will go completely dark for a lights-out shopping experience.

10/27/2016 By Colleen Williams

Because if it's not love...

Beauty Hydration: Balms and Bombs

Fall into winter with some of our favorite lip balms and bath bombs.

10/26/2016 By Colleen Williams

All That Glitters

The Final Countdown to Seattle Goodwill's Glitter Sale Begins!

The most anticipated shopping event in Seattle is kicking off with a preview shop on November 3 and goes full glitter by November 5.

10/25/2016 By Colleen Williams