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

Tickets to Ride

Seattle-Area Ski and Snowboard Shops

Where to buy and rent skis, snowboards, boots, and other snow gear.

11/22/2021 By Allison Williams

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

Obsession

Dr. Martens and Blundstones Are Seattle’s Anti-Obsession

Seattle's favorite chelsea boot is more than just protection from the rain, and it will outlive any fad.

10/27/2021 By Sophie Grossman

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

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

COVER GIRL

It's Time to Upgrade Your Mask Stash

Our editors review some of the finest options around Seattle, from Baggu's loop mask to the new three-layer face cover from Outdoor Research.

10/19/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

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