Gifts in Living Color

Shop the Rainbow: A Vibrant Seattle Gift Guide

85 present-worthy and multi-hued books, gadgets, and gizmos.

By Rosin Saez Photography by Tori Dickson October 22, 2019 Published in the November 2019 issue of Seattle Met

Original in Orange

Fjallraven Kanken backpack in burnt orange ($80), Nordstrom. Raawii vase ($60), Hay burnt orange hourglass ($25), Prism. Urban City Coffee Sunset roast ($11), Fulcrum. Totem candles in terra-cotta ($16 and $20), Falcon teapot ($36), Goose Creek Mercantile. Pedestal in mustard ($65), orange bitters ($20), Fruitsuper. Herb and Lou’s “The Oliver” infused ice cubes ($13), Marc Jacobs crossbody bag in golden poppy ($295), Nordstrom. Uco Gear match container ($8), Wayward. The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Andersen ($23), Flora and Henri. Hay amber borosilicate mug ($25), Prism. Marimekko Keisarinkruunu blanket ($180), Lapuan Kankurit mohair blanket ($195), Pirkko.

Polished in Pink

Honey and Co. at Home by Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich ($35), Book Larder. Crap Eyewear Ultra Jungle sunglasses in cotton candy ($79), Raawii bowl ($60), Hay pink enamel mugs ($15) and tray ($25), Blooms ($50), Lund Skittle water bottle ($39), Prism. Large French concession umbrella ($95), Certain Standard. W&P blush porter glass ($25), Sur La Table. Nike Blazer Mid ’77 Vintage sneaker ($100), Nordstrom.

Green Scene

Pressed Juicery and Sugarfina “green juice” gummy bears ($14), Nordstrom. Print rack in forest/maple ($100), emerald deca vase ($38), Fruitsuper. Higher Etiquette by Lizzie Post ($19), Capers Home. Pesto: The Modern Mother Sauce by Leslie Lennox ($26), Book Larder. Poketo simple planner ($36), Prism. Skandinavisk candle in Fjord ($50), Stock and Pantry. Edamame sea salt chocolate bar ($8), Jcoco. Rains waterproof backpack ($110), Nordstrom. Moss pear candle ($7), Capers Home. Snake block ($16), Flora and Henri. Dan-Bi top-handle purse ($595), Bit-Na wallet in lime ($95), KacyYom. Mint bud vase ($36), Fruitsuper. SallyeAnder milk and mint bar soap ($10), Velouria. Cake stand, stylist’s own. Coal Headwear baseball hat ($28), Wayward.

Winter Whites

Beau Rush Ceramics platter ($75), Natasha Alphonse spouted vessel ($30), Goose Creek Mercantile. Steve Madden slingback pump in white croco ($130), Nordstrom. Areaware tall stacking planter ($85), Prism. Unicorn ornament ($18), head stem vase ($11), felted garland ($22), Capers Home. Dining In by Alison Roman ($30), Book Larder. Marble cheese paddle ($30), Sur La Table. Angela Damman decorative pillow ($375), Stock and Pantry. Swell 40-ounce water bottle ($55), Flora and Henri. Ilse Jacobsen rubber boot in atmosphere ($189), Pirkko. Polaroid Originals OneStep ($140), Wayward. Raawii white ceramic pitcher ($125), Prism. Zestt cotton teddy ($42), Capers Home. Beau Rush Cloud plate ($54), Goose Creek Mercantile. Monogram mugs ($12), Nordstrom.

Pure Purple

Lilac canvas tote ($36), Prism. Alpaca throw ($110), Capers Home. Men’s leather oxford shoes ($125), The Purple Store. Que 20-ounce water bottle ($25), Richer Poorer Smiles crew sock ($12), Wayward. Tucker and Tate puddle rain boot ($30), Nordstrom. Seventy-two percent Dark Origin truffle bar ($5), Seattle Chocolate. Komono Avery sunglasses in amethyst ($70), Prism. Epoca vase ($64), Fruitsuper. Do Preserve by various authors ($17), Book Larder.

Cool Blues

Jack Black Industrial Strength Hand Healer, 16-ounce ($46), Nordstrom. Assorted tassel towels, set of three ($18), Le Creuset signature round Dutch oven, 5.5-quart, in indigo ($350), Le Creuset signature petite cocotte in indigo ($26), Sur La Table. Aquamarine candle holder ($50), Glassybaby. Elves felted wine cooler in blue fox ($98), Iittala Kastehelmi tumblers in light blue, set of two ($25), Pirkko. The Jewish Cookbook by Leah Koenig ($50), Salt and Time by Alissa Timoshkina ($35), Book Larder. Anywhere vase cover in cobalt, set of three ($38), Alma square tray ($46), thimble cups ($12), Fruitsuper. Poketo simple planner ($36), Hay soft ice blue enamel bowl ($30), Prism. Circue Colors nail polish in lapis lazuli ($16), Monk Oil skin potion ($28), Velouria. “Seattle” Oxford Pennant ($25), Wayward.

Store Directory

Book Larder 4252 Fremont Ave N, Fremont, 206-397-4271;
Capers Home 4525 California Ave SW, West Seattle, 206-932-0371;
Certain Standard
Flora and Henri 401 First Ave S, Pioneer Square, 206-749-9698;
Fruitsuper 524 First Ave S, Pioneer Square, 206-466-5378;
Glassybaby Various locations;
Goose Creek Mercantile
Nordstrom Various locations;
Pirkko 1407 First Ave, Pike Place Market, 206-223-1112;
Prism 5208 Ballard Ave NW, Ballard, 206-402-4706;
The Purple Store 92 Stewart St, Pike Place Market, 206-801-1599;
Seattle Chocolate 1180 Andover Park W, Southcenter, 877-427-7915;
Stock and Pantry 313 E Pine St, Capitol Hill, 206-623-5555;
Sur La Table 84 Pine St, Pike Place Market, 206-448-2244;
Velouria 145 S King St, SoDo, 206-788-0330;
Wayward 204 Pine St, Downtown, 206-487-5992;


Styled by Jane Sherman with Tori Dickson
Style Assistant Courtney Cummings

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