Retail Wire

5 Recent Topsy-Turvy Changes in Seattle's Retail Landscape

A one-minute guide to some of Seattle's recent retail happenings: a new downtown Sephora, not so Forever 21, and what's an Anko?

10/10/2019 By Rosin Saez

Sailing Away

Fremont's SeaOcean Book Berth Closes at the End of October

This nautical niche shop chartered its way for more than two decades. But the bookstore owner’s recent passing marks its final sojourn.

10/03/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Retail Wire

This Year's Goodwill Glitter Sale Will Be the Last Ever

After more than three decades, a swan song for the secondhand store's annual event hawking designer clothing on November 9 and 10.

09/30/2019 By Rosin Saez

Where to Shop

20 of Our Favorite Capitol Hill Stores

Plants, vintage, menswear, home goods—it's a retail paradise over here.

09/26/2019 By Rosin Saez

Natural Beauty

Past, Present, and Fall Fashion Converge at the New Burke Museum

Washington's oldest natural history museum—reopening this month—has a fresh, new home. Here, style feels timeless.

09/24/2019 Edited by Rosin Saez Photography by AJ Ragasa

Shade Index

The 7 Commandments of Seattle Fashion

The hooded, the ironic, the Blundstones.

09/24/2019 By Mac Hubbard

Behind the Scenes

Aspirational History: A Sneak Peek at Our 2019 Fall Fashion Shoot

A model, a mammoth, and a creative team walk into a museum...

09/24/2019 By Jane Sherman

Fashion Month

Channel Your Inner Style Maven: September Is Fashion Month

Lectures and exhibits at MOHAI. Fashion shows in Bellevue. Macklemore's retro Air Jordan 6s.

09/04/2019 By Rosin Saez

Don't Sleep on This

Local Boutiques Converge on Capitol Hill for a Massive Sale This Weekend

To nail your own Seattle style, look to the city's coolest shops hawking threads at the Citywide Summer Warehouse Sale at Melrose Studios.

08/30/2019 By Rosin Saez

Neighborhood Guide

11 Pioneer Square Shops We Adore

Fringe, feathers, flannel—there’s something for everyone in this historic slice of the city.

08/29/2019 By Seattle Met Staff and Courtney Cummings

Elements of Style

Kate Fleming’s Diary of a Skin Care Nerd

One tech worker bested her acne through research—and a book and a beauty product were born.

08/20/2019 By Rosin Saez

Make a Splash

This Is What Happens When a Fashion Stylist Designs Inflatable Pools

Seattle-based Mylle makes pools you actually want to put on your front lawn—or rooftop, or square of grass.

07/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Bight Size

This Mountain Gear Was Born on Rainier

Peter Whittaker used the mountain to develop the perfect outdoor outfits.

07/23/2019 By Allison Williams

Work Hard, Play Hard

Local Essentials: An Intern's Guide to Seattle

Skip the Space Needle and live like a Seattleite with this roundup of our favorite off-the-clock spots.

07/18/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Retail Wire

Rodd and Gunn Brings New Zealand Style to the Pacific Northwest

The menswear brand's own kind of island fashion dwells in Bellevue.

07/09/2019 By Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

TV Style

The Phluid Project and HBO’s Euphoria Team Up for a Capitol Hill Popup

The one-day event hosts gender neutral apparel from the New York–based brand and appearances by the show’s stars, Hunter Schafer and Barbie Ferreira.

07/09/2019 By Lily Hansen

In With the New

Here Are All the New Restaurants and Shops Coming to U Village

Spoiler alert: One is a Shake Shack.

07/03/2019 By Sam Jones

Wild Life

Ballard's Ascent Outdoors Is Back from the Dead

The sudden April closure was a shock, but a local mountain guide is resurrecting the outdoor retail shop.

06/26/2019 By Allison Williams

From Web to Walls

Online Clothier Armoire Fashions a New HQ in Pioneer Square

The rapidly growing clothing rental service’s new home is a boutique, warehouse, and office all in one.

06/24/2019 By Lily Hansen

In the Media

REI Is Launching Its Own Print Publication

The Seattle retailer will hike into the magazine world with 'Uncommon Path' in the fall.

06/24/2019 By Rosin Saez