Spring is in full swing for the Shop Talk crew. Every month our team gathers a list of most-coveted wants and wears into the Met Set. To prep for spring cleaning, weekend adventures, and cautiously donning (gasp!) color again, check out our favorite locally sourced selects below.
Alyssa Volpigno, Shop Talk Contributor
I'm working through my spring cleaning list, and every aspect of my life is getting an organizational overhaul. What better way to store makeup, office supplies, or anything you just don't want to look at, than in a salt-and-pepper cowhide pouch from Portland-based Primecut ($50–$160 via Prism). These bags are gorgeous and they feel amazing. Give me 20 of them.
Lauren Gallow, Shop Talk Contributor
Spring uniform. Only. Ever. This outfit. Gingham linen high-waisted shorts with a matching crop top ($160)?! It's like Zara said, "Hey team, what's Lauren in a single look?" Get ready to see me wearing this every day on repeat. I won't even be sorry for it, because by then it will be warm enough to lounge in a park on a blanket with sunglasses and rosé. Make that my spring and summer uniform.
Amanda Zurita, Style Editor
I've been dropping not-so-subtle (I hope!) hints about how enamored I am with these Ottoman-inspired necklaces ($265–$565) ever since JJ Caprices owner Jen Jedda brought them to brunch a few weeks ago. She sourced the one-of-a-kind pieces from a designer in Turkey, and the worldly, antique pops of color are exactly what my spring wardrobe is searching for.
Jeanny Rhee, Editorial Intern
One thing about the Seattle weather I can always count on is that it's never too cold, too wet, or too hot to wrap a scarf around my neck. My affinity for scarves is here to stay, but this spring (and most likely all summer) I'm going to try my hand at tying handkerchiefs around the nape of my neck with bold and playful patterns using organic textiles ($6–$30) from local fabric retailer Drygoods Design.
Jeremy Buben, Editorial Intern
Spring means weekend trips and chances to get out of the city. It's important to pack smart, but just as important to have luggage that'll hold up long after the season has passed. My pick: This waxed canvas weekender from Tacoma's Black Anchor Workshop ($350). It's made from tough materials that only improve with use, and the classic style means your luggage will always look its best.
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