Fields of Vision

At eyeglass stores Colaizzo Opticians, Eyes on Fremont, Eye Society, Hour Eyes Optical, and Ottica, Seattle’s fashion-forward four eyes have never had so many stylish options.

06/14/2010 By Caitlin King


Armani on Tour

Fashion houses send design ambassadors on the road. This month: Roberta Armani.

04/16/2010 By Laura Cassidy


Sneaker Pimps

For a look that’s streetwise, sharp, and well-shod, try these five shoe shops.

02/17/2010 By Andrew Matson


Paper Hearts

Five paper, pen, and card shops that’ll put you back in touch with your inner epistolary artist.

01/13/2010 By Kristin Cordova


Eat, Drink, Buy Merry

Giving sweet nothings and savory treats? Schlepping to a last-minute potluck? These five shops stock edible gifts for the holidays.

11/17/2009 By Laura Cassidy


Masters of Disguise

Five dress-up shops where you can rent your alter ego for a day, or buy it for a lifetime.

10/28/2009 With Will Mari


What’s Cooking?

Prepare for the holiday season with cookware from these kitchen shops.

10/20/2009 By Paul Fontana


East Beats West?

The brand new shops at the Bravern include Neiman Marcus, Hermès, and Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa, and they give Bellevue a style edge.

08/10/2009 By Laura Cassidy


Art of Craft

Turn a cultural outing into a craft fair: Explore Seattle’s best museum gift shops.

07/14/2009 By Laura Cassidy


Home Runners

Canceled your gym membership? Run into shops for top shoes, great guidance, and stylish gear.

05/22/2009 By Kristin Okinaka


Diggable Plants

Exotic houseplants, locally made pots, eco-chic designer accessories: Whether you’re all thumbs or green thumbs, these five plant shops will grow on you.

04/22/2009 By Katie Zipper


Man Handled

Purses aren’t just for her anymore. Here’s where he can get his bag on.

03/16/2009 By Angela Garbes


Dark and Delicious

Artisan chocolatiers and local confectioneries have delicious sweet nothings in store for Valentine’s Day.

01/24/2009 By Anna Roth


Blooms with a View

Visit these blossom shops and discover fresh perspectives on flowers that say “I love you.”

01/06/2009 By Naomi Zeitlin


Bedroom Eyes

You resolved to sleep better in ‘09. Here’s how.

01/05/2009 By Christopher Werner


Green Up Your Act

Think global and look local by shopping at these earth-friendly boutiques.

01/04/2009 By Lia Steakley Dicker


What a Turn On

Let there be light: Shop for retro, rebuilt, and brand-new lighting designs.

01/04/2009 By Laura Cassidy


World-Class Gifts

Go exotic, go quixotic, go all-the-rage, or go fair-trade, just be sure you go to these five globally sourced gift shops next time you’re feeling generous.

01/03/2009 By Rachelle Robinett


For the Record

Get a fresh spin on vinyl and go analog at these sound emporiums.

12/28/2008 By Paul Fontana


Glass Houses

The perfect summer host is ready to serve mint juleps, mojitos, and merlot. Are you?

12/28/2008 By Anna Roth