SLACKING OFF

We Desperately Wish These Seattle Institutions Had Merch

From our iconic ferries to the city's best cheese counter, we wish these spots in Seattle sold t-shirts, mugs, and other markers of our loyalty.

05/02/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

GIFT GUIDE

Gifts for the Fashion Icon on Your List

From trendy pieces to timeless classics from local Seattle brands, here's how to shop for someone who already loves to.

04/08/2022 By Zoe Sayler

COLD AS ICE

Release the Seattle Kraken Merch!

From custom jerseys to cute tanks to cozy knit hats, we've got you covered for the inaugural season of Seattle's new NHL team and beyond.

04/04/2022 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 all year long.

02/07/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Power Players

8 of the Most Influential People in Seattle Fashion

The mind behind Nordstrom's Pop-In shops, the keeper of Seattle fashion history, and other style mavens who give our city an underappreciated look.

12/09/2021 By Zoe Sayler

SEATTLE STYLE

25 Essential Seattle Shops

From midcentury furniture to timeless menswear to the oldest comic book store around, these are the local shops everyone should know about.

12/03/2021 By Seattle Met Staff and Zoe Sayler

Obsession

Dr. Martens and Blundstones Are Seattle’s Anti-Obsession

Seattle's favorite chelsea boot is more than just protection from the rain, and it will outlive any fad.

10/27/2021 By Sophie Grossman

SO DOWN

These Puffy Coats Will Get Us All the Way Through Winter

Vegan puffer coats, plus-size puffer coats, men's puffer coats, a puffer coat under $100—you name it.

10/21/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Elemental Protection

10 Cute and Functional Jackets for Little Adventurers

From rain jackets to wind breakers and North Face to Eddie Bauer, these garments will protect kids against a range of damp and cold weather.

10/12/2021 By Jenni Moore

LOGOMANIA

How Did the Kraken Get Its Eye?

Deciphering the jerseys, logos, and other branding of Seattle’s NHL team during the 2021 inaugural season.

09/30/2021 By Zoe Sayler

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

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