Seattle's always been the Big City for style editor Zoe Sayler, who grew up in rural Southwest Washington and still side-eyes the whole flannels-and-puffy jackets situation. 

Before joining the SagaCity team as digital editor in December 2019, she was a fellow at environmental news nonprofit Grist, a features intern for The Seattle Times, and a frazzled Communication major at Stanford University.

BOARD IN THE HOUSE

9 Games That Make Family Time More Fun

From family-friendly board games for large groups to card games that'll help you learn more about the ones you love.

11/22/2021 By Zoe Sayler

PLATE-ONIC

Make Friendsgiving 2021 a Tradition Worth Starting

Enjoying a Thanksgiving meal with friends or chosen family this year? Here's advice to ensure the celebration goes smoothly.

11/22/2021 By Zoe Sayler

GIFT GUIDE 2021

The Everybody on Your List Guide to Gifting in Seattle

Foodies, techies, outdoor enthusiasts—check, check, check.

11/19/2021 Edited 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

GIFT GUIDE 2021

20 Gifts for the Fashion Icon on Your List

From winter's trendiest pieces to timeless classics from local Seattle brands, here's how to shop for someone who already loves to.

11/16/2021 By Zoe Sayler

GIFT GUIDE 2021

20 Tempting Gifts for the Food and Drink Obsessed

Here's what to get for people who love food: a Sur la Table air fryer, the coolest cocktail glasses, some seriously delicious local sauces, and more.

11/15/2021 By Zoe Sayler

GIFT GUIDE 2021

20 Gifts for the PNW Outdoor Fanatic in All of Us

From REI hiking boots to locally made ski gloves to Outdoor Research puffer coats, here are holiday gifts for campers, climbers, and hikers.

11/10/2021 By Zoe Sayler

GIFT GUIDE 2021

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.

11/08/2021 By Zoe Sayler

TRENDSETTERS

Of Course Seattle Loves the Shacket Trend—We Kind of Started It

What is a shacket? Ask the PNW—then shop these modern versions, from a leather Reformation shacket to a pink Aritzia number to classic plaid.

11/05/2021 By Zoe Sayler

GIFT GUIDE 2021

7 Classic Seattle Gifts

Give local without stepping foot in a tourist shop: Here's where to find vintage band tees, local cookbooks, Native-made blankets, and more.

11/04/2021 By Zoe Sayler

'TIS THE SEASON

Make Holiday Shopping an Event at These Local Markets and Popups

From Nordstrom's Make It Pop-In to the Winter Solstice Night Market, check this updating list for all your Seattle gift-shopping needs.

11/03/2021 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

LIFELONG LEARNER

We Needed This: Anna Learns Things Brightens Up the City

Anna Dong started making fruit-shaped beaded earrings during the pandemic. Now, her handmade jewelry is sold at shops like Prism and Something Silver.

10/25/2021 By Zoe Sayler Photography by AJ Ragasa

MOM AND POP-IN

A Few of Our Favorite Things from Nordstrom's Pop-In Gift Shop

Here are our favorite products from the Make It Pop-In holiday gift shop, open at select Nordstrom locations through January 9.

10/22/2021 By Zoe Sayler

RELEASE THE CRUSHES

Kraken Players to Watch This Season

From the funniest players to the strongest leaders, here are the Seattle hockey players we've got a crush on so far.

10/22/2021 By Zoe Sayler

FRIGHT NIGHT

Pop Culture Halloween Costumes for 2021

Costume ideas inspired by recent events in Seattle and elsewhere, from "Squid Game" guards to Jeff Bezos in space.

10/22/2021 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

MAKE SCENTS

10 Candles to Cozy Up with This Fall

Tongue-in-cheek scents from Cancelled Plans and cozy pumpkin pours from Seattle Candle Company keep even the dreariest season merry and bright.

10/18/2021 By Zoe Sayler

SUIT UP

Best Seahawks Gear for Seattle Superfans

Seattle Seahawks jackets, T-shirts, hats, and even a little something for your cat—we're all 12s here.

10/15/2021 By Zoe Sayler

PROJECT RUNWAY

Our Favorite Looks from Bellevue Fashion Week

From trendy leather skirts at Nordstrom to Kate Spade's cutest tartan plaid coat, here's what we loved at the Bellevue Collection's runway shows this year.

10/13/2021 By Zoe Sayler