Pack Mentality

10 Everyday Backpacks That Are Too Cool for School

From the best back-to-school backpacks to ones for hiking or commuting, these options from Adidas, Patagonia, North Face, and Evo are just too cool.

08/17/2021 By Jenni Moore

SHOP YOUR VALUES

Support Local Black-Owned Shops Online

Purchase vintage furniture, floral arrangements, and nature-inspired jewelry from Seattle-area Black-owned retailers.

06/09/2020 By Annette Maxon

Winter Wear

Locally Made Snow Gear for Your Next Adventure

Northwest companies lead the industry in creative ways to ride the snow and protect us from the elements.

12/18/2018 By Allison Williams

Elements of Style

Kathy Hattori Gets Technical with Natural Dyes

Dyeing seems like romantic hippie craft, but the Botanical Colors founder proves it's exacting too.

08/14/2018 By Rosin Saez

Chewie, We’re Home

Columbia Sportswear Channels the Force with a Star Wars Collection

In honor of 'The Empire Strikes Back,' Columbia travels through hyperspace to deliver limited-edition jackets to Pine Street location today, December 8.

12/08/2017 By Jaime Archer

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

In Those Jeans

Tech Meets Style at This Month’s Denim Fit Lab

Styled Seattle collaborates with Jag Jeans and Fitcode to help you find the perfect pair of denim.

02/02/2017 By Rosin Saez

Forever in Blue Jeans

Fitcode Helps You Say Goodbye to the Denim Blues

Kirkland-based company Fitcode gets you the best fit in jeans with their fashion data service.

08/17/2016 By Colleen Williams

Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires

Filson Introduces Smokey Bear Collection

America's favorite little firefighter joins forces with Seattle's Filson.

08/12/2016 By Colleen Williams

Funny Girl

Melissa McCarthy Drops By Nordstrom

Melissa McCarthy launches the latest Melissa McCarthy Seven7 collection at Seattle's downtown Nordstrom.

07/26/2016 By Colleen Williams

Sock it to me

Pocket Full of Posie Turner

Seattle brand Posie Turner spreads the love with positive messaging socks.

06/21/2016 By Colleen Williams

Let's float down to Peru

Inspiración del Perú Sets Out to Save the Rainforest in Style

Benefit event combines Peruvian conservation with Seattle fashion.

05/12/2016 By Colleen Williams

Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise

Compression Socks Get a Makeover with VIM and VIGR

Accessory Line VIM and VIGR Tackles Big Issues with Big Style

05/04/2016 By Colleen Williams

We Never Go Out Of Style

Want Taylor Swift’s Silver Dress?

Taylor Swift's Vogue Dress Available at Nordstrom in Downtown Seattle

04/28/2016 By Colleen Williams

Real Talk

Landfills and Laundry at Alki Beach

Earth Day art installation represents clothing’s impact on the environment.

04/21/2016 By Colleen Williams

Elements of Style

Tacocat and the Politics of Pink

Feminism has a beat—and color, and lots of glitter, and you can dance to it.

08/01/2014 By Laura Cassidy

Article

Anne Smith, Northwest Style Expert

A conversation with Filson creative manager and shop owner Anne Smith.

07/01/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Retail Spotlight

Meet the Shopkeeper: Monster Art and Clothing

Owner Tara Smith and her team of little monsters embrace the city's weirdness with a curated collection of locally made art and clothing.

03/11/2013 By Julie Hamasaki

Retail Spotlight

Meet the Shopkeeper: Sandylew

"You have to get dressed every damn day, so you might as well have a good time doing it."

08/13/2012 By Amanda Austin

Article

Destination: Madrona [Updated]

We visit three high-style boutiques in the Seattle neighborhood of Madrona.

04/22/2011 By Laura Cassidy