Style & Shopping

PUDDLE JUMPERS

The Best Kids' Rain Gear, According to Seattle Area Parents

How to dress kids for Seattle's notoriously rainy weather, from the best boots for toddlers to waterproof full-body suits.

03/22/2022 By Zoe Sayler

LATE BLOOMERS

5 Trends Giving Us New Life This Spring

Pops of magenta and lime green, matching sets, and classic trench coats all made our list of the best spring fashion trends of the year.

03/16/2022 By Zoe Sayler

WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

The Women Who Styled Pacific Northwest History

In honor of Women's History Month, here are the stories of eight women who shaped the textiles and fashion industry in the Seattle area.

03/10/2022 By Zoe Sayler

SNEAKER WAVE

Breanna Stewart and eBay Prove More WNBA Players Need Signature Shoes

The Storm's Breanna Stewart, the first WNBA player in over a decade to land a signature shoe deal, partners with eBay to highlight women-designed sneakers.

03/09/2022 By Zoe Sayler

OUR BEST FRIEND

We Needed This: Pet Portraits Capture Precious Memories

What to know about pet photography in the Seattle area, from simple studio portraits at Say Woof in Kirkland to Ears & Noses' PNW nature shots.

02/22/2022 By Zoe Sayler

U VILLAGE, PEOPLE

Behind the Scenes at University Village

New stores like Reformation and Everlane bring attention to Seattle's outdoor shopping center, but U Village's local businesses put it on the map.

02/16/2022 By Zoe Sayler

GOOD SCENTS

Noir Lux Candle Bar Opens in Belltown

The Black-owned candle company's brick-and-mortar shop, where you can pour your own candles, opens in Seattle on February 12.

02/10/2022 By Zoe Sayler

SHOP LOCAL

13 Black-Owned Businesses to Support in the Seattle Area

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

02/07/2022 By Zoe Sayler

BUSYBODIES

Russell Wilson and Ciara's Clothing Company Opens at University Village

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Grammy-winning singer Ciara aren't just a power couple—they're business partners, too.

02/02/2022 By Zoe Sayler

AUDIO STYLE

Nordstrom Has Entered the Podcasting Business

Hosted by president Pete Nordstrom, the podcast provides a behind-the-scenes look at the Seattle-based department store and the fashion industry at large.

02/02/2022 By Zoe Sayler

GO GREEN

21 Seattle Plant Shops We Love

Here's where to find plants in Fremont, Queen Anne, Capitol Hill and beyond, from succulents to classic houseplants to greenery for your garden.

02/01/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

HEART ON

What to Wear on a Valentine's Day Date

From classic dress shoes every guy needs to a tiered magenta dress to some particularly lovely platform Dr. Martens.

01/28/2022 By Zoe Sayler

HEART EYES

Valentine's Day Gifts for Everyone You Love

Galentine's Day doesn't need its own presents: from a Filson hat to Glossier perfume to festive Funko Pops, there's a Valentine's Day gift for everyone.

01/25/2022 By Zoe Sayler

WE DECANT

We Needed This: Viski Serves Up Crafty Barware

The Seattle-based glassware and bar tools brand makes cocktail shakers, glasses, and decanters designed with home use in mind.

01/21/2022 By Zoe Sayler

U VILLAGE UNIVERSITY

A Timeline of Store Openings at University Village

From Village Lanes to Apple's pre-iPhone location to recent U Village openings like Reformation and Backcountry.

01/20/2022 By Zoe Sayler

POPPIN'

Say Gah! to Our Picks from Nordstrom’s Latest Pop-In

Lisa Says Gah brings checkerboard patterned phone cases, locally made claw clips, and groovy home goods to the Nordstrom pop-in through February 2022.

01/18/2022 By Zoe Sayler

SHOE IN

Australian Brand Frankie4 Brings Comfortable Shoes to Capitol Hill

Genuinely fashionable shoes designed for foot pain—heels, sneakers, and ankle boots for people with plantar fasciitis, arthritis, bunions, and more.

01/14/2022 By Zoe Sayler

PERI NICE

All You Need for a Very Peri 2022

The 2022 hue stars in activewear, two-tone boots, and a dog harness set.

01/12/2022 By Zoe Sayler

SPACE COWBOY

Seattle's Most Iconic Fashion Moments of 2021

Jeff Bezos dressed like a space cowboy, Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe wore the same mohair sweater, and we all had a few sweet months of near normalcy.

12/29/2021 By Zoe Sayler

CROCHET AWAY

15 Winter Sweaters That Are Anything but Ugly

Step away from the ugly sweaters and keep it cute with a men's trippy patterned crewneck, Reformation's backless cashmere, and big, chunky knits.

12/17/2021 By Zoe Sayler