Shopping Streets

Seattle's Most Seattle-y Shops

Which side street stores and boulevard boutiques best capture who Seattle is and what we have to offer? Our picks sum the city up, and make for a darn good shopping hit list.

07/12/2013 By Laura Cassidy


How to Successfully Manage a Cocktail Crawl

Hopping between bars is easier when it's beer you're drinking. Liquor brings a whole new set of rules.

02/26/2013 By Christopher Werner


A Note from the Editor

Infinite Jess

11/23/2011 By Katherine Koberg


Tiki Cocktails Return

The return of tiki cocktails lets us escape to a place where the shirts are silly and the drinks are seriously delicious. Find devoted disciples mixing those drinks at Tini Bigs, Naga Cocktail Bar, Moshi Moshi, and Rob Roy.

07/22/2011 By Andrew Bohrer


Lily Raskind, Fashion Designer

Lily Raskind trades in her ready-to-wear line Sunshine and Shadow for a collaboration with Urban Outfitters called Yellow Is Gold.

06/23/2011 By Laura Cassidy


Out of the Frame

For Krista Kelly, founder of Bilinear Art Consulting, getting dressed is as creative an act as dressing the walls of her clients.

05/19/2011 By Laura Cassidy


A Note from the Editor

A Note From The Editor.

04/22/2011 By Katherine Koberg


World Beat

Gold Coast Trading Company designer Emeka Alams translates musical culture into graphic sportswear.

03/14/2011 By Laura Cassidy


Best Bars 2011: 15 More Must-Visit Bars

Another 15 favorite Seattle bars, plus the cocktail to try at each one.



Best Bars 2011: 10 Top Seattle Bars Right Now

The 10 Seattle bars—superbly staffed, welcoming to all—that we think you need to visit right now.



Mother of Reinvention

Traci Schlosser, personal shopper at University Village women’s store Anthropologie, reinvents her life and style.

02/15/2011 By Laura Cassidy


Mr. Inappropriate

Who knew? Matthew Inman, the creator of the web comic Oatmeal, doesn’t really like oatmeal.

02/14/2011 By Matthew Halverson


Best Bars 2011

We’ve spent the last two years living and breathing the Seattle bar scene. The result: This list of our 25 favorite Seattle cocktail bars, an introduction to seven of our city’s master drink makers (all of whom happen to be women), and five o

02/14/2011 By Jessica Voelker With Katie Ormsby


Street Scene

Le 21ème Arrondissement blogger Adam Katz Sinding gives a tutorial on how he found his personal style statements.

12/13/2010 By Laura Cassidy


Knight Writer

Best-selling novelist Neal Stephenson collaborates in an online-only project (The Mongoliad) about invading Mongolian hordes. And he’s pretty good at swordplay, too.

12/13/2010 By Matthew Halverson


Family Value

Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes serves as “refuse alchemist” of the Archive Vintage Redistribution Project, a new retail enterprise obsessed with enduring quality and Northwest brands—a sort of shop-in-shop at Punctuation on Capitol Hill.

11/15/2010 By Laura Cassidy


Applied Art

Ever since the Frye Art Museum installed Robin Held as curator, she’s been finessing the task with characteristically singular and nuanced style.

10/11/2010 By Laura Cassidy


Off Broadway

All the world’s a stage for designer and seamster Mark Mitchell, but he’s nothing if not well-rounded.

09/14/2010 By Laura Cassidy


Clothes Make the Man

Mario Bisio of downtown menswear store Mario’s opts for gray flannel pants and a pop of color.

08/25/2010 By Laura Cassidy


Cycling Through

Finds from Ballard’s Dutch Bike Company and Belltown’s Eurostyle Your Life.

07/22/2010 By Laura Cassidy