TREND FORECAST

Shop 5 Summer Trends Fresh-Picked by Seattle Style Experts

Vegan leather Aritzia skirts, chunky Vagabond sandals, layer-ready mesh shirts, and more of what's trending in summer 2022.

06/07/2022 By Zoe Sayler Photography by Patrick Tak

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

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

IN MY BAG

Seattle Handbags to Carry Everywhere

Beaded purses from Anna Learns Things, a croc-embossed handbag from a Seattle-based Black-owned company, and more accessories available locally and online.

04/08/2022 By Zoe Sayler

TRENDSETTERS

Of Course Seattle Loves Shackets—We Kind of Invented Them

What is a shacket? Shop our favorite takes on the seasonal transition piece, from leather shirt jackets for men and women to classic plaid.

04/08/2022 By Zoe Sayler

LATE BLOOMERS

5 Trends Giving Us New Life This Spring

Pops of magenta and lime green, matching sets, and classic trench coats all made our list of the best spring fashion trends of the year.

03/16/2022 By Zoe Sayler

HEART EYES

Valentine's Day Gifts for Everyone You Love

Galentine's Day doesn't need its own presents: from a Filson hat to Glossier perfume to festive Funko Pops, there's a Valentine's Day gift for everyone.

01/25/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Insulation Station

Our Favorite Jackets for Warding Off the Seattle Freeze

Fleece jackets, lightweight jackets, warm jackets. Shop Nordstrom, REI, Outdoor Research, Filson, and other Seattle shops to cozy up this fall.

09/29/2021 By Jenni Moore

One And Done

10 Favorite Jumpsuits and Rompers to Make Yours

From casual rompers to parachute pant jumpsuits to overalls for fall, one-and-done pieces are in this season. Luckily, Seattle has plenty.

09/17/2021 By Jenni Moore

City Slicker

9 Timeless Trench Coats You'll Need, Just in Time for Fall

From a classic London Fog trench coat to durable and modern options from Reformation, North Face, REI, Filson, Eddie Bauer, and local Seattle brands.

09/16/2021 By Jenni Moore

Warm In Style

Meet the 7 Men's Sweaters That'll Carry You into Fall

From zip-up sweaters to designer sweaters, these picks from Nordstrom, Filson, Patagonia, and REI will guarantee superior men's style.

09/09/2021 By Jenni Moore

Pack Mentality

10 Everyday Backpacks That Are Too Cool for School

From the best back-to-school backpacks to ones for hiking or commuting, these options from Adidas, Patagonia, North Face, and Evo are just too cool.

08/17/2021 By Jenni Moore

Retail News

Opening Party: Prism

Local photography show heralds a new art and retail space on Ballard Ave.

08/17/2012 By Laura Cassidy