Style & Shopping

ICONIC DUOS

Our Favorite Seattle Combo Shops

From a bookstore with beer and bagels to a plant shop with a built-in tattoo parlor to a bike shop with coffee and brunch.

05/17/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Pedal Power

The Best Bicycle and Skate Shops in Seattle

Wheels are life—and the city is full of places to keep us rolling.

05/04/2022 By Allison Williams

PETAL ONE'S WARES

Our Favorite Local Flower Shops

From last-minute bouquet deliveries to one-of-a-kind arrangements, here's where to find fresh flowers near you.

05/03/2022 By Zoe Sayler

PUDDLE PIECE

Fashion-Meets-Function Raincoats for Seattle's Eternal Wet Season

A fashionable Rainkiss poncho, a seam-sealed Filson raincoat, a Stutterheim classic, and more cute waterproof jackets.

05/03/2022 By Zoe Sayler

SLACKING OFF

We Desperately Wish These Seattle Institutions Had Merch

From our iconic ferries to the city's best cheese counter, we wish these spots in Seattle sold t-shirts, mugs, and other markers of our loyalty.

05/02/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Gear Up

The Best Outdoor Gear and Clothing Stores in Seattle

The best stores to shop for the backpacks, hiking boots, paddleboards, and rain jackets a Northwesterner needs, from REI to Evo to Dick's Sporting Goods.

04/29/2022 By Allison Williams

Frost Yourself

Seattle's Best Jewelry Stores for Unique Looks

These small independent boutiques in Seattle, from Twist at U Village to Valerie Madison and Hitchcock Madrona, specialize in unique accessories.

04/26/2022 By Chelsea Lin and Seattle Met Staff

Price Point

Gifts for Every Budget

Spend what you need, get what they want.

04/22/2022 Edited by Zoe Sayler

BIG SPENDER

Luxury Gifts for a Bottomless Budget

Locally made jewelry, stunning glass art, outdoor gear, and more.

04/22/2022 By Zoe Sayler

BUDGET COMMITTEE

Big-Ticket Gifts Under $100

Jewelry, local sports gear, and a Filson flannel, all between $50 and $100, perfect for birthdays, Mother's Day, Father's Day, and beyond.

04/21/2022 By Zoe Sayler

STICKER SERENITY

Thoughtful Gifts Under $25

Our favorite inexpensive local gifts, from a Kraken beanie to Chunks' Seattle-designed hair accessories.

04/20/2022 By Zoe Sayler

PRICE IS RIGHT

Great Seattle Gifts Under $50

Seattle gifts for everyone that fit in your budget, including local cookbooks, board games, and Mariners gear.

04/18/2022 By Zoe Sayler

SODO MOJO

What We're Wearing to Root, Root, Root for the Mariners

Vintage-inspired baseball jackets, funny tees, and other memorabilia that proves your loyalty to the home team.

04/15/2022 By Zoe Sayler

GROWTH MINDSET

What's Up with All the New Plant Shops?

A look behind the scenes at some of Seattle's new guard of plant shops, from Seattle Plant Daddy to Nightshade.

04/14/2022 By Zoe Sayler Photography by Taylor Gerlach

Seattle Made

Your Guide to Shopping Local

Keep it in the city.

04/13/2022 Edited by Zoe Sayler

Snack Pack

Gifts for the Person Who Loves Food—and Drinks, Too

A toast to Seattle foodies.

04/13/2022 Edited by Zoe Sayler

BETTER LATE

Where to Find Last-Minute Gifts in Your Neighborhood

Including some great Seattle stores that are open on Christmas Eve, like Annie's Art and Frame and Prism in Ballard.

04/12/2022 By Zoe Sayler

GIFT GUIDE

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.

04/12/2022 By Zoe Sayler

GIFT GUIDE

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, and merch from local Seattle brands.

04/12/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Gift Goals

Gifts for Seattle Sports Fans

From jerseys to beanies to crochet octopus hats.

04/11/2022 Edited by Zoe Sayler