Shopping & Trends

100 Best Shops

A Handy Gift-Buying Flowchart

Bestowing the perfect present starts with going to the right shop. Our savvy flowchart helps you find something for the people in your life who fall all along the hipness spectrum.

10/23/2017 By Rosin Saez

100 Great little Shops

Seattle's 10 Best Shops for Home and Design Goods

Pared down and minimal or rustic Pacific Northwest, these dens of decor help make homes feel, well, sweet. And stylish, too.

10/23/2017 By Rosin Saez

100 Best Shops

5 Only-in-Seattle Stores for Gags and Gifts

In need of an extremely creepy horse mask? Or maybe it’s an imported tea set you seek. These Seattle stores carry the neat and the novelty.

10/23/2017 By Darren Davis and Rosin Saez

Best of the City

Seattle's 100 Best Little Shops

A road map to Seattle’s retail scene: the old, the new, the hip, and the hidden.

10/22/2017 By Rosin Saez and Darren Davis

Elements of Style

9 Great Carryall Bags for Seattleites On the Move

Haul all your essentials in some of Seattle’s best baggage.

08/21/2017 By Rosin Saez

Shopping Agenda

Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale Goes Public Today

Sam Edelman. Topshop. Russell Wilson's Good Man Brand. It's all marked down, y'all.

07/21/2017 By Rosin Saez

Wish List

The Met Set: 5 Shop Talk Must-Haves for July

Stylish picks for the summer, from trendy gadgets to Seattle-made sandals.

07/17/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Romp There It Is

Why Yes, That Is a Mariners-Themed Male Romper

One diehard baseball fan. One local designer. The summer’s most infamous fashion trend.

06/15/2017 By Lindsay Cohen

For the World's Best Dad

Shop Talk's Father's Day Gift Guide

Show Dad some love this year with a thoughtful gift he'll love.

06/12/2017 By Nicole Erickson

Elements of Style

Our Favorite Shoes for Seattle Summer 2017

There’s nothing pedestrian about this footwear. Slip into something new and just for you, like off-white high-tops, suede slip-ons, and blush sneaks.

06/12/2017 By Rosin Saez

woke up like this

Gorpcore and the Accidental Coolness Behind Seattle Style

How a fashion trend plays off the well-established canon of local fashion.

06/09/2017 By Jack Kelly

The Boxer Brief Rebellion

TomboyX Is Seattle's Homegrown Gender-Neutral Underwear Company

For cofounders Fran Dunaway and Naomi Gonzalez, underwear is about being as comfortable in your own skin as you are in your briefs.

05/18/2017 By Rosin Saez

West Coast Best Coast

Get the LA Streetwear Look at These 6 Seattle Stores

Local takes on LA's fresh styles—because sometimes dressing like it's 70 and sunny is all we have.

05/09/2017 By Jack Kelly

Mommy Dearest

Shop Talk's Mother's Day Gift Guide

From books to bomber jackets to bouquets of flowers, it never hurts to shower her in gifts.

05/09/2017 By Rosin Saez and Nicole Erickson

Shoo-In

Fuchsia Brings Traditional Pakistani Ballet Flats to Seattle

Colorful, handmade, and socially responsible.

04/24/2017 By Amber Wright

Eco Fashion

Shop These Sustainable Brands This Earth Day

From saving 30 plastic bottles from the landfill to "no new gold" jewelry.

04/21/2017 By Nicole Erickson

Elements of Style

In Seattle, Fashion Is Getting the Tech Treatment

Fiber technology, sizing algorithms, and bags with built-in chargers...this city's style is engineered.

04/20/2017 By Rosin Saez

Elevated Style

5 Chic Cannabis Accessories for the Sartorial Smoker

It's not all glass pipes and Seth Rogen flicks. Pot can be super chic. Here are a few of our favorite ways to class up the joint.

04/20/2017 By Nicole Erickson

Fond of Flora

Homestead Plant Shop Is Now Open in the Central District

Obsessed with houseplants? Yeah, join the club.

04/11/2017 By Rosin Saez

Spring Clean Your Style

Embrace Spring with These 6 Essentials

Rain or shine, here are the items every Seattleite needs this season.

04/11/2017 By Nicole Erickson