Style & Shopping


Our Favorite Local Coffee Mugs

Coffee mugs with customizable text, handmade ceramic coffee mugs, sports team coffee mugs, cups for espresso, and more to keep your drinks warm.

03/10/2023 By Zoe Sayler


Cute Earrings Under $100

Support small designers and find jewelry on a budget at the Shops at Seattle Met.

03/06/2023 By Zoe Sayler


A Big Seattle Guide to Birthday Gifting

Whether you're on a tight budget or looking to splurge, we've put together a list of over 100 Seattle-sold gift ideas for men, women, kids, and more.

03/03/2023 By Zoe Sayler and Brian Olson

Frost Yourself

Seattle's Best Jewelry Stores for Unique Looks

These independent boutiques in Seattle, from Twist at U Village to Turgeon Raine and Valerie Madison, specialize in unique accessories.

03/01/2023 By Chelsea Lin and Seattle Met Staff


Our Favorite Casual Jackets for Warding Off the Seattle Freeze

From stylish raincoats to athleisure jackets to trendy bombers, here are our favorite fashionable outerwear picks for women from local Seattle shops.

02/27/2023 By Jenni Moore and Zoe Sayler


PNW Men's Boots for Rain, Snow, and Style

Keep feet warm and dry with rain boots, hiking boots, snow boots, and more from Seattle shops.

02/24/2023 By Brian Olson

Lord of the Rains

Never Come In: Seattle's Best Rainwear for Diehard Puddle Jumpers

Rain jackets, boots, suits, and umbrellas: Here's how Seattleites dress kids in wet weather.

02/22/2023 By Brian Olson

Bathroom Bests

Soothing Seattle Bathroom Essentials and Decor

The best home fragrance, candles, bath products, decor, and more for your bathroom and spa.

02/20/2023 By Brian Olson


De-Stress from Life with Stress Balls and Fidget Toys for All Ages

Mellow moods and improve focus with fidget spinners, stress balls, and more from local Seattle shops.

02/17/2023 By Brian Olson


The Very Best Travel Bags for Adventurous Seattleites

From ski bags and weatherproof backpacks to totes and carry-ons, here are the best packs for traveling.

02/16/2023 By Brian Olson

Make a Splash

Try These Rad Rain Boots to Weather Seattle's Wet Season

Waterproof Chelsea boots, classic knee-high Hunter rain boots, Western Chief boots, fashion-forward Chooka boots, and more.

02/15/2023 By Jenni Moore and Zoe Sayler

Smart House

Handy Tools for Every Kitchen

Home chefs can save time, money, and food waste with these clever kitchen gadgets and devices, available to ship and pickup in the Seattle area.

02/14/2023 By Brian Olson

Sweet Tooth in Seattle

Seattle Chocolate and Candy Available for Valentine's Day Pickup

Where to find last-minute Valentine's Day treats, from dark chocolate bars to gummies, in the Seattle area.

02/13/2023 By Brian Olson

Stuffie Stuff

Adorable Stuffed Animals for Kids from Local Seattle Shops

From huskies to orcas (and every fluff level in-between), this is a lineup of cozy stuffies and plush toys from local Seattle toy stores.

02/13/2023 By Brian Olson


The Office Shoe Just Got More Comfortable

Sneakers for the office? We got you covered with these finds from Veja, Superga, Birkenstock, Dr. Martens, Allbirds, Zappos, and local Seattle shoe shops.

02/10/2023 By Spencer Brown and Zoe Sayler


Valentine's Day Wines Available for Pickup

The best Champagne, rosé, and red wines to drink on a Valentine's Day date (or to pair with chocolate), as picked by Seattle wine shops.

02/09/2023 By Zoe Sayler


Black-Owned Businesses to Support in the Seattle Area

Black-owned boutiques, skincare lines, candle companies, and more abound in Seattle. Support them all year long.

02/07/2023 By Zoe Sayler


Valentine's Day Gifts for New Relationships

What to get for someone you just started dating, from low-key jewelry gifts to wine recommendations to small-but-romantic gestures.

02/06/2023 By Zoe Sayler

We Needed This

Simply Seattle Is the Best Shop in the City for Local Sports Gear

Where to find unique Sonics gear, Kraken jerseys, funny Mariners tees, an impressive lineup of Storm merch, and more.

02/03/2023 By Zoe Sayler


Our Favorite Women's Sweaters of the Season

Cozy up with trendy sweaters, from turtlenecks and cardigans to quarter-zips and the season's best knitwear.

01/26/2023 By Zoe Sayler