Matt Dillon Is Closing Sitka and Spruce

“At this mesmerizing juncture of our world, continuing Sitka’s relationship in Seattle does not make me a better father, partner, activist, employer, or frie...

09/25/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Green Bling

Finding Eco-Friendly Jewelry with Sarah Hood

We asked Sarah Hood about Seattle, sustainability and her eponymous line of wearable art.

07/22/2016 By Colleen Williams

Get Out

The State's Best Beaches Are Hard to Reach...But That’s What Makes Them Great

Getting to the good stuff: The journey makes the destination even more rewarding.

07/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Quote Unquote

J. Michael Kelly Just Wants to Run a Clean Race

The hydroplane driver has won two straight Albert Lee Cups at Seafair—and both were controversial.

07/14/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Morning Fizz

Plastic Bag Ban Noncompliance, District Councils Not Working

A radical change at the department of neighborhoods, disappointing stats on the plastic bag ban, and big business all in on ST3.

07/13/2016 By Josh Feit

Arts and Design

The Everyday Bag You've Been Searching For

Pine and Boon handbags are a leather love letter to the Pacific Northwest.

07/08/2016 By Colleen Williams

Sales and Events

Wear What When: July 5–10

A New Nordstrom Pop-In, Contemporary Denim at Butch Blum, and Dinner by Tim Stewart.

07/05/2016 By Kyle Kuhn


Slide Show: EMP World of WearableArt Opening Night Party

EMP celebrated the debut of New Zealand’s largest art show, World of WearableArt™, with a spectacular night fusing fashion, art, and theater.


The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 30–July 4

Catch fireworks from Seafair Summer Fourth and the Mariners, see Alan Cumming's emotional cabaret, and watch as the Seattle Symphony goes Hollywood.

06/30/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Food Lovers Guide

Seattle's Small-Scale Slaughter Problem

This city loves its sustainably grown local meat, but Puget Sound has very few facilities willing to slaughter animals from small farms. Mobile slaughtering may be the imperfect solution.

06/23/2016 By Caroline Ferguson

Back Fence

Can Gay Marriage Save Marriage?

Gay marriage provides a model we could all stand to emulate.

06/20/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Hella Good

Style File: 5 Questions with Eula Scott Bynoe

Seattle podcaster and doula Eula Scott Bynoe shares her style.

06/14/2016 By Colleen Williams

Catwalk Cool

Videos: Independent Designer Runway Show

The Bellevue Collection serves up individual videos of each runway presentation from all ten of the Seattle designers in the recent competition.

11/01/2013 By Julia Kernerman


Holiday Style Guide

Gift ideas, holiday entertaining tips, and wish lists for the season

11/01/2013 By Laura Cassidy With Julia Kernerman and Molly Warinsky

Mikes and Bikes

Meet the Shopkeeper: 20/20 Cycle

With roots in the local music scene, Alex Kostelnik operates his Central District bike shop like a record store/live venue.

10/28/2013 By Julia Kernerman

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Meet the Founder: Stella & Dot

Meet the CEO and founder of this accessories line and get the scoop on the brand's innovative/throwback sales and marketing scheme.

10/25/2013 By Julia Kernerman

Wedding Wednesday

Trunk Show: Stella York and Essense at LaineeMeg

Dresses, discounts, and drinks at this bridal boutique event.

10/23/2013 By Julia Kernerman

Looking Forward

Trunk Show: The Row at Mario's

Take a breather from fall's downpours and get a look at the coveted brand's spring 2014 collection.

10/10/2013 By Julia Kernerman

Wedding Wednesday

Trunk Show: Luly Yang Bridal

Think of it as a bridal fashion week of one; the local designer debuts her 2014 gown collection, and offers a discount, too.

10/09/2013 By Julia Kernerman

New York Beat

Meet the Designers: Rag and Bone at Nordstrom [UPDATED]

Go say hi to the brains behind Rag and Bone, in town for a night of music and cocktails courtesy Nordstrom.

10/01/2013 By Julia Kernerman