Fashion

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

STALK UP

9 Seattle Shops for Your Halloween Needs

Where to find halloween costumes and decor in Seattle, from Red Light Vintage in the U District to Trendy Wendy in Capitol Hill,

10/11/2021 By Seattle Met Staff, Marisa Comeau-Kerege, and Courtney Cummings

Booted Out

These Boots Were Made to Upgrade Your Cold-Weather Wardrobe

Vegan Dr. Marten platforms, ankle boots, classic Chelsea Blundstones, and square-toed snake-print Vagabonds are our fall fashion obsessions.

10/08/2021 By Jenni Moore

BAGGAGE CLAIM

9 Reusable Totes (Plus a Robot?) to Carry You Through the Bag Ban

Washington state's ban on single-use plastic bags went into effect October 1. What better time to stock up on cute, sustainable alternatives?

10/06/2021 By Zoe Sayler

MALL RAT

Lander Street Vintage Revives Seattle Antiquing

Longtime vintage vendor and Epic Antique co-owner Tom Gorz swooped in to save the local favorite.

10/01/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Obsession

Why Are We So Obsessed with Popups?

The limited-time shopping experiences are social media marketing gold—but don’t say they lack substance, especially in Seattle.

09/20/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Soft Pants Forever

Never Have I Ever: Underdressed for a Night Out

Why do Seattleites dress so casually, even for nights out? Our style editor discovers the reason behind the Seattle stereotype.

09/16/2021 By Zoe Sayler

THAT’S OUR CUE

See and Be Seen with Theatrical Fall Fashion

Performers are returning to the stage in Seattle—and the latest local fashion is also ready for an audience.

09/06/2021 Photography by Patrick Tak Edited by Zoe Sayler Styled by Morgan Dillon

CAPITOL GAINS

16 of Our Favorite Capitol Hill Shops

From covetable skincare at the just-opened Glossier to vintage sportswear at Throwbacks Northwest, find it all in Seattle's best shopping neighborhood.

08/26/2021 By Chelsea Lin, Rosin Saez, and Zoe Sayler

Sick Shades

10 Essential Sunglasses to Add to Your Collection

Stylish sunglasses from Warby Parker, Nordstrom, Tommy Bahama, Maui Jim, Ray-Ban, and more.

08/09/2021 By Jenni Moore

Swim Swag

10 Stylish Swimsuits for Seattle Sunseekers

From one-piece swimsuits to bathing suits for plus-size women, these options from REI, Athleta, Tommy Bahama, and Anthropologie fit your every summer plan.

08/04/2021 By Jenni Moore

Skorting the Issue

We Needed This: Girlfriend Collective’s Skort Fits Just Right

This wardrobe staple goes effortlessly from the gym to the cocktail bar to the couch.

07/26/2021 By Zoe Sayler

IN WITH THE OLD

Seattle’s Best Vintage Furniture Shops

Vintage is the sustainable way to furnish a home, and these stores in Ballard, Fremont, the Central District and beyond have excellent used furniture.

07/13/2021 By Zoe Sayler Photography by Ellie Arciaga Lillstrom

THE BRIGHT SIDE

Your Seattle Summer Guide to Outdoor Entertaining Anywhere

From colorful carafes to designer pools to a fancy cooler fit for park cocktails, here’s how to outfit a summer outside.

06/18/2021 By Zoe Sayler Photography by Jane Sherman

Best in the biz

Mud Bay Founder Lars Wulff Has a Pet Theory

His pet supply empire taught Seattle how to treat our four-legged friends right. 

06/04/2021 By Allison Williams Photography by Kyle Johnson

Best in the biz

Tiffany Gwin Lights Up Wallingford at Harold's Lighting

She has bright new ideas for the business her family's been in since the Great Depression.

06/04/2021 By Zoe Sayler Photography by Kyle Johnson

Show some respect

6 Local Mother’s Day Gifts from Seattle Boutiques

Mom deserves more than brunch. Here are some ideas from the folks behind our favorite shops.

04/26/2021 By Chelsea Lin

Buy the Book

Seattle Independent Bookstore Day Is Back for 2021

The local seller celebration retains its book passport but is now both virtual and IRL, and runs for 10 days.

04/23/2021 By Stefan Milne

CLOUDED JUDGMENT

Local Rain Gear for the Umbrella-Curious Seattleite

Full coverage is best, but rain hats protect your hair and your dignity.

04/07/2021 By Zoe Sayler Photography by Carlton Canary

SUPERB SUBURBS

Best Shops in Seattle's Suburbs, from Bainbridge to Bellevue

Independent retail spots selling everything from housewares to board games to summer sandals.

04/05/2021 By Chelsea Lin