Elements of Style

Kathy Hattori Gets Technical with Natural Dyes

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

10:30am By Rosin Saez

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

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

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

Article

World Beat

Gold Coast Trading Company designer Emeka Alams translates musical culture into graphic sportswear.

03/14/2011 By Laura Cassidy

Article

High Rise Sublime

A Belltown penthouse sets the scene for spring fashion with ’70s glam and groove.

03/14/2011 By Laura Cassidy

Article

Mother of Reinvention

Traci Schlosser, personal shopper at University Village women’s store Anthropologie, reinvents her life and style.

02/15/2011 By Laura Cassidy

Article

Outstanding in the Field

Stroll SoDo as baseball fever builds and you’ll see hawkers unloading pink Mariners visors. Shop Ebbets Field Flannels, just a half a block north of Qwest Field, sells no such tchotchke.

02/14/2011 By Andrew Matson

Article

Hot Spot: La Bijou

Valentine’s Day shopping is way sexier and a lot less stressful when you do it together, which is why we’re directing you to Stephanie Percy’s new Bellevue boutique, La Bijou.

01/12/2011 By Sarah Hirsch

Article

Street Scene

Le 21ème Arrondissement blogger Adam Katz Sinding gives a tutorial on how he found his personal style statements.

12/13/2010 By Laura Cassidy

Article

Applied Art

Ever since the Frye Art Museum installed Robin Held as curator, she’s been finessing the task with characteristically singular and nuanced style.

10/11/2010 By Laura Cassidy

Article

Bright Ideas

The motto of this holiday shopping guide: Don’t overthink it. Classic materials, traditional toys, and smart, spirited innovations will always be loved.

10/11/2010 By Laura Cassidy

Article

City Blocks

Fall fashions really stack up in tone-on-tone ensembles.

09/14/2010 By Laura Cassidy

Article

Clothes Make the Man

Mario Bisio of downtown menswear store Mario’s opts for gray flannel pants and a pop of color.

08/25/2010 By Laura Cassidy