Kirby Calvin (formerly Ellis) was a Seattle Met Shop Talk intern, and he is a local street-style photographer and stylist. His blog is called Dressed for Tea.

Seattle Sound

Top 10 Seattle Albums of 2016

The best local music the year had to offer.

12/28/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Beering Alfresco

Bar Harbor’s Huge South Lake Union Patio Is Open

Local beers for now. Lobster rolls and oysters are coming soon.

07/20/2016 By Rosin Saez

Sponsored Content

The Two Cider Lunch Is the New Three Martini Lunch

The resurgence of lunch and four reasons to imbibe.

07/19/2016

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

Election 2016

Washington Democrats Counting on Trump Factor to Take Back State Senate

With agenda items like cutting corporate tax breaks to fund education on their docket, Democrats are focusing on four key swing districts.

07/01/2016 By Josh Kelety

It's Personal

Lancôme Custom Makeup Is Available in Seattle

The beauty brand offers custom made makeup in two U.S. cities, one of which is Seattle.

06/30/2016 By Colleen Williams

Harrison Foundation

Slide Show: Harrison Foundation’s Bootleggers Ball

On Saturday, June 25th, downtown Bremerton’s Kitsap Conference Center turned into a roaring good time at the Harrison Foundation’s annual Gala - Bootleggers Ball presented by Rice Fergus Miller.

06/26/2016

Taste the Rainbow

Where to Eat, Drink, and Love This Pride Weekend

These Seattle restaurants are celebrating our LGBTQ community via rainbow-hued food, drink, and swag.

06/24/2016 By Rosin Saez

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: David Bazan's 'Blanco'

The Seattle singer-songwriter expertly explored emotional electronic realms on his May LP.

06/23/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Dead in the Water

Who Is Shooting Seattle's Sea Lions?

For years the bullet-riddled bodies of seals and sea lions have washed up on Washington shores. But who would kill them—and why?

06/21/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Critic's Notebook

Mamnoon Launches Brunch This Weekend

And I tried one of the items, and it’s insane.

06/16/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: June 2016

Intiman Theatre highlights black women playwrights, Dennis Coleman says goodbye, and Bren Ahearn threads some subversive stitches.

05/30/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Vitamin R-efined

Rainier Beer Will Once Again Be Made in Washington

Seattle’s oldest beer hasn’t been brewed here for 13 years. Now it's back…kinda.

05/23/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

The New Third Place Books and Its Restaurant, Raconteur, Open This Weekend

Literature, cocktails, tacos, and waffles—all under one beautiful barrel-vaulted roof.

05/18/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Morning Jolt

'Full Frontal with Samantha Bee' Slams Sexist Reaction to SoDo Arena Vote

Samantha Bee introduces Seattle's starting five, the five council women who chose "ports before sports."

05/17/2016 By Josh Feit

Travel Shopping

Sub Pop Opening a Store in Sea-Tac Airport

We were into Concourse C way before anyone else had heard of it.

02/26/2014 By Allison Williams

She's It

Style Tag: Sharon Park Loves Vintage Levis, Nina Simone, and More

Talking with the Capitol Hill student of fashion about self-expression and vintage finds.

12/16/2013 By Laura Cassidy Photography by Kirby Ellis

She's It

Style Tag: Vivian Lee of Vivian Lee Style

Spa Noir owner Jessica Norton tags another Ampersand as Apostrophe fan.

11/25/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Games People Play

Style Tag: Michele Andrews

In which we meet the next contestant in our sartorial, citywide version of the backyard childhood pastime.

11/07/2013 By Laura Cassidy Photography by Kirby Ellis