RETAIL FOUNDATIONS

Sephora to Open Another Seattle Store at the Ballard Blocks

It's an exciting addition to the south Ballard shopping center.

04/08/2021 By Zoe Sayler

EARTH TO U VILLAGE

Reformation Opens Its First Washington Store in University Village

It's getting hot in here.

03/16/2021 By Zoe Sayler

THAT'S TIMELESS

For New Seattle Clothing Line Akala, Sustainability Is Classic

Who cares about seasonal trends? These pieces are meant to last.

02/05/2021 By Zoe Sayler

CLOSING BOUTIQUES

Three Prominent Seattle Clothing Boutiques Close

Momo, Baby & Company, and Can't Blame the Youth have all recently announced the end of their Seattle brick-and-mortars.

09/22/2020 By Zoe Sayler

CORONAVIRUS CHRONICLES

Downtown Nordstrom Reopens, Joining Other Seattle Retailers in Phase 2

Anthropologie, REI, and others have also opened for in-store shopping.

06/23/2020 By Zoe Sayler

QUARANTINE COUTURE

Can Masks Be Fashionable?

Seattle designers craft pandemic gear worthy of becoming a wardrobe staple—after all, we might be wearing it for a while.

04/14/2020 By Zoe Sayler

INSIDE EDITION

Actually, You Don't Have to Dress Up to Work from Home

Seattle fashion blogger Sahily McMillan drops advice for loving your quarantine look (even if your cat is the only one who sees it).

04/07/2020 By Zoe Sayler

COME AS YOU ARE

7 Seattle Fashion Moments We’ll Remember from the 2010s

Seattle’s never been known for its fashion sense. But after the last decade...uh, we’re getting there.

01/07/2020 By Zoe Sayler

EXPLAINER

Macy’s Landmark Store Is Closing for Good

The storied retailer at Fourth and Pine shutters in February. Both its iconic star and holiday tradition lose some luster.

11/26/2019 By Ryan Phelan

Retail Wire

A New Wellness Bar Will Popup in Bellevue Square Mall

Canada-based company Saje Natural Wellness hosts a two-month stint just in time for the holiday shopping season.

11/07/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Must-See Stores

Pioneer Square Just Got 2 New Endlessly Chic Boutiques

Fruitsuper and Fringe bring curated homegoods to Seattle’s most historic district.

10/23/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Retail Wire

5 Recent Topsy-Turvy Changes in Seattle's Retail Landscape

A one-minute guide to some of Seattle's recent retail happenings: a new downtown Sephora, not so Forever 21, and what's an Anko?

10/10/2019 By Rosin Saez

Retail Wire

This Year's Goodwill Glitter Sale Will Be the Last Ever

After more than three decades, a swan song for the secondhand store's annual event hawking designer clothing on November 9 and 10.

09/30/2019 By Rosin Saez

Fashion Month

Channel Your Inner Style Maven: September Is Fashion Month

Lectures and exhibits at MOHAI. Fashion shows in Bellevue. Macklemore's retro Air Jordan 6s.

09/04/2019 By Rosin Saez

Don't Sleep on This

Local Boutiques Converge on Capitol Hill for a Massive Sale This Weekend

To nail your own Seattle style, look to the city's coolest shops hawking threads at the Citywide Summer Warehouse Sale at Melrose Studios.

08/30/2019 By Rosin Saez

TV Style

The Phluid Project and HBO’s Euphoria Team Up for a Capitol Hill Popup

The one-day event hosts gender neutral apparel from the New York–based brand and appearances by the show’s stars, Hunter Schafer and Barbie Ferreira.

07/09/2019 By Lily Hansen

In With the New

Here Are All the New Restaurants and Shops Coming to U Village

Spoiler alert: One is a Shake Shack.

07/03/2019 By Sam Jones

Wild Life

Ballard's Ascent Outdoors Is Back from the Dead

The sudden April closure was a shock, but a local mountain guide is resurrecting the outdoor retail shop.

06/26/2019 By Allison Williams

From Web to Walls

Online Clothier Armoire Fashions a New HQ in Pioneer Square

The rapidly growing clothing rental service’s new home is a boutique, warehouse, and office all in one.

06/24/2019 By Lily Hansen

In the Media

REI Is Launching Its Own Print Publication

The Seattle retailer will hike into the magazine world with 'Uncommon Path' in the fall.

06/24/2019 By Rosin Saez