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.

CLOSING BOUTIQUES

Three Prominent Seattle Clothing Boutiques Close

Momo, Baby & Company, and Can't Blame the Youth have all recently announced the end of their Seattle brick-and-mortars.

09/22/2020 By Zoe Sayler

FASHION PROJECT

Seattle’s Best Clothing Boutiques

Seattle’s a fashionable city. You just have to know where to look.

09/10/2020 By Nicole Martinson and Zoe Sayler

Resilient Seattle

The Future of Social Lives: Could Covid-19 Melt the Seattle Freeze?

Seattle’s known as a city of icy introverts. The pandemic proved otherwise, even as we socially distanced.

08/04/2020 By Zoe Sayler

MEAT YOU THERE

The Barbeque Pit Is Reopening in the Central District

Pookey is back with a bang, and those legendary ribs.

07/02/2020 By Zoe Sayler

FACE VALUE

Why Did Washington Finally Get a Mask Mandate?

Wearing a mask divides some Washingtonians along party lines—but the reason behind the mandate is strictly apolitical.

07/02/2020 By Zoe Sayler

DOOM DOME

Why Can't Seattle Have an Arena with a Cool Name?

Amazon is renaming KeyArena "Climate Pledge Arena," because apparently we can't have nice things.

06/26/2020 By Zoe Sayler

CORONAVIRUS CHRONICLES

Downtown Nordstrom Reopens, Joining Other Seattle Retailers in Phase 2

Anthropologie, REI, and others have also opened for in-store shopping.

06/23/2020 By Zoe Sayler

TAKE OUT, DRINK UP

5 More Places to Get Takeout Cocktails in Seattle This Weekend

Pre-mixed takeout and delivery cocktails were recently legalized, and bars are on it. Now you can be, too.

05/08/2020 By Adam H. Callaghan and Zoe Sayler

MOTHER KNOWS BEST

How to Honor Earth Day’s 50th without Going Outside

Planet Earth is so 4/20. Here's how to virtually celebrate this week's other holiday.

04/21/2020 By Zoe Sayler

QUARANTINE COUTURE

Can Masks Be Fashionable?

Seattle designers craft pandemic gear worthy of becoming a wardrobe staple—after all, we might be wearing it for a while.

04/14/2020 By Zoe Sayler

GREAT ESCAPE

Tip Your Navy Strength Bartenders (and Sip the Escape Hatch Once Again)

Today at 2pm, cocktail bar owner Chris Elford is going live—and possibly cracking open a coconut—to raise money for bar staff.

04/09/2020 By Zoe Sayler

THE CHAMPAGNE OF BONGS

The Chambong Makes Drinking Fun Again

Seattle can get pretty academic about alcohol. This champagne glass reminds us to party.

04/08/2020 By Zoe Sayler

BETWEEN TWO EQUINOXES

Seattle Spring Fashion Is Anything but Binary

Fashion is fluid in a season that refuses to be defined.

04/08/2020 Styled by Annaliz Salvador Edited by Zoe Sayler Photography by AJ Ragasa

Kindly Proximity

The Actual Best of Nextdoor

The neighborly social network isn’t all NIMBY anxiety and passive-aggressive jabs about unmowed lawns.

04/08/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Mapped

Every Neighborhood in Seattle in a Nutshell

From Broadview to Belltown to Rainier Beach.

04/08/2020 By Stefan Milne, Benjamin Cassidy, Zoe Sayler, and Allison Williams

INSIDE EDITION

Actually, You Don't Have to Dress Up to Work from Home

Seattle fashion blogger Sahily McMillan drops advice for loving your quarantine look (even if your cat is the only one who sees it).

04/07/2020 By Zoe Sayler

EVERYBODY GONNA SHINE

Lizzo Gave UW Emergency Room Workers the Whole Damn Meal

The "Truth Hurts" singer donated lunches to emergency room staff nationwide. That's the goddess in her.

03/31/2020 By Zoe Sayler

HOLDING DOWN THE FORTE

Seattle Is Making a Joyful Noise, and It's Perfect

#MakeAJoyfulNoise brings the city together in cacophonous support of frontline workers. We all need it.

03/27/2020 By Zoe Sayler

LOCALS ONLY

New Delivery Hub Catch22 Brings Power Back to Local Restaurants

Piroshky Piroshky owner Olga Sagan is staging a third-party delivery coup.

03/26/2020 By Zoe Sayler

AH, MY JOINTS

Uncle Ike's Pot Shop Starts 'Senior Sundays' for At-Risk Stoners

All Uncle Ike's locations are reserving an hour on Sunday mornings for those most vulnerable to COVID-19.

03/20/2020 By Zoe Sayler