Show some respect

6 Local Mother’s Day Gifts from Seattle Boutiques

Mom deserves more than brunch. Here are some ideas from the folks behind our favorite shops.

04/26/2021 By Chelsea Lin

SWAP MEET

Local Wishlist: Seattle Alternatives to Big Brands

Santa shops around here, too.

12/16/2020 By Carli Ricker

Behind the Scenes

The Hardest, Best Part of Our Gift Guide

How art director Jane Sherman accessorized across the rainbow.

10/22/2019 By Jane Sherman

Gifts in Living Color

Shop the Rainbow: A Vibrant Seattle Gift Guide

85 present-worthy and multi-hued books, gadgets, and gizmos.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez Photography by Tori Dickson

Good Buys for Best Friends

A Shop Talk Galentine's Day Gift Guide

For the poetic, noble land-mermaids in your life.

01/29/2019 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

'Tis the Season

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Don't panic. There's still time. And we've rounded up a few ideas for the food lovers, bibliophiles, and self-care aficionados in your life.

12/19/2018 By Rosin Saez With Elizabeth Podlesnik

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Give the Gift of Eating: 5 Things for Food Lovers

Give them a fish, they'll eat for a day; give them a Pacific Northwest–made cast-iron pan, they'll eat as long as they keep up that patina.

12/17/2018 By Rosin Saez With Elizabeth Podlesnik

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

5 Books for the Bibliophile in Your Life

Because there's nothing like physically turning the pages of a real book to find out what happens next.

12/13/2018 By Rosin Saez With Elizabeth Podlesnik

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Dressed to Thrill: 6 Gifts for the Sartorial Seattleite

From vintage frames to vegan flats to goose-down jackets, here are some of our favorite wearable gifts this season.

12/11/2018 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

5 Home Goods for the Pacific Northwest Abode

From ceramic wares to walnut oak furniture, here's a few ideas for the person whose style is local through and through.

12/10/2018 By Rosin Saez With Elizabeth Podlesnik

Sales & Events

11 Holiday Markets You Need to Check Out

It's time to knock out those lists...one local market at a time.

12/07/2018 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

5 Ways to Give the Gift of Self-Care

For the person whose wish list primarily consists of lotions, potions, and locally jarred creams.

12/06/2018 By Rosin Saez With Elizabeth Podlesnik

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

5 Bags and Bling for the Accessory-Obsessed

Purses: the ever-dependable gift—where else will we store our righteous indignation and movie snacks?

12/03/2018 By Rosin Saez With Elizabeth Podlesnik

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

9 Pacific Northwest Cookbooks for Food-Loving Friends

It is a truth universally acknowledged that all people love food and, by extension, cookbooks. Bequeath the gift of good eats this season.

12/03/2018 By Jaime Archer

Elements of Style

Why Is It So Hard to Get the Right Gift?

Capitol Hill–based company Knack puts customers in the customizable gift-giving driver's seat.

11/20/2018 By Rosin Saez

Mother's Day Gift Guide 2018

Don't Know What to Get Mom? We've Got You.

From cookware to stylish jewelry to fresh flowers.

05/02/2018 By Katheryn Grice

There's Still Time

19 Last-Minute Gifts for Everyone on Your List

For dog lovers, beauty connoisseurs, and everyone in-between—we've got you covered.

12/15/2017 By Jaime Archer

Fa La La La Food

10 Foolproof Food Gifts

On Dasher, on Dancer, on Prancer and Vixen, on cheese samplers, on beer and fixins.

12/15/2017 By Jaime Archer

For the World's Best Dad

Shop Talk's Father's Day Gift Guide

Show Dad some love this year with a thoughtful gift he'll love.

06/12/2017 By Nicole Erickson

Mommy Dearest

Shop Talk's Mother's Day Gift Guide

From books to bomber jackets to bouquets of flowers, it never hurts to shower her in gifts.

05/09/2017 By Rosin Saez and Nicole Erickson