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

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

SAVE THE MONEY

11 Must-Haves from the REI Anniversary Sale

From May 20–30, get discounted Hydro Flasks, top-rated tents, Cotopaxi jackets, and more outdoor gear and technical clothing.

05/20/2022 By Zoe Sayler

TOE THE LINE

9 Sandals to Wear This Summer

Our favorite sandals of the year, from trendy wedge heels and pillowy silhouettes to classic Tevas.

04/08/2022 By Zoe Sayler

GIFT GUIDE

Gifts for the PNW Outdoor Fanatic in All of Us

From REI hiking boots to locally made ski gloves to running safety gear, here are the best gifts for campers, climbers, hikers, and more.

04/08/2022 By Zoe Sayler

HOODWINKED

Seattle, Meet Fashionable Fleece

Cozy up to a neutral, half-zip, all-gender jacket from Girlfriend Collective or a sherpa fleece Filson vest.

04/08/2022 By Zoe Sayler

GIFT GUIDE

10 Gifts for the Little Ones in Your Life

Gift ideas for kids of all ages, from a Seattle-designed, award-winning board game for kids 10+ to Super Smalls' super cute costume jewelry.

04/04/2022 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

GIFT GUIDE 2021

10 Tech Gifts for Anyone on Your List

Custom Xbox controllers, a bring-everywhere phone charger, a really nice-looking air purifier, and more.

11/18/2021 By Zoe Sayler

FUR-EAKY

Last-Minute Halloween Costumes for You and Your Pet

From cute puppy-sized jack-o'-lantern hats to couples costumes for dogs and their owners.

10/27/2021 By Zoe Sayler

SO DOWN

These Puffy Coats Will Get Us All the Way Through Winter

Vegan puffer coats, plus-size puffer coats, men's puffer coats, a puffer coat under $100—you name it.

10/21/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Elemental Protection

10 Cute and Functional Jackets for Little Adventurers

From rain jackets to wind breakers and North Face to Eddie Bauer, these garments will protect kids against a range of damp and cold weather.

10/12/2021 By Jenni Moore

Sole Mates

9 Stylish Boots You'll Want to Wear All Season Long

Vegan Dr. Martens, Chelsea boots, dressy Blundstones, and waterproof Timberlands are so in this season.

10/07/2021 By Jenni Moore

BAGGAGE CLAIM

9 Reusable Totes (Plus a Robot?) to Carry You Through the Bag Ban

Washington state's ban on single-use plastic bags went into effect October 1. What better time to stock up on cute, sustainable alternatives?

10/06/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Take Cover

Cold-Weather Jackets That'll Keep You Warm

These warm men's jackets from Nordstrom, REI, Eddie Bauer, Filson, Outdoor Research, Adidas, and Pendleton will shield you from the elements.

10/05/2021 By Jenni Moore

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

Werk It

The Office Shoe Just Got More Comfortable

Sneakers for the office? We got you covered with these finds from Nike, REI, Nordstrom, Clarks, Puma, Converse, and local Seattle shoe shops.

09/24/2021 By Jenni Moore

Fly Feet

Step into Fall with These Sweet Sneakers

Our favorite shoes for men include ones from Nike, Adidas, Vans, Nordstrom, REI, Brooks Running, and Seattle shops like Corre, Bait Shop, and Sole Food.

09/23/2021 By Jenni Moore and Seattle Met Staff

Sweet Kicks

10 Sneakers You'll Want to Lace Up Right Now

Prioritize comfort without sacrificing style. Try casual sneakers and athletic shoes from Nordstrom, Adidas, Brooks Running, Ivy Park, REI, and more.

09/21/2021 By Jenni Moore