Literary Gates-Keeping

Here’s What Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Year

Nonfiction reads and novels, from Walter Isaacson to Kazuo Ishiguro, to gift and get you through the holidays, courtesy one Seattle billionaire.

11/22/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Explainer

A Seattle Shipping Container's Choppy Journey through the Supply Chain

It might seem stationary, but the Lego-like cargo in the city's port endures quite the journey to and from Puget Sound.

11/04/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

VENDOR BENDER

5 Seattle-Area Holiday Markets for the Last-Minute Local Shopper

From Nordstrom's Make It Pop-In to the Winter Solstice Night Market, check this updating list for all your Seattle gift-shopping needs.

12/11/2020 By Zoe Sayler

EXPLAINER

Macy’s Landmark Store Is Closing for Good

The storied retailer at Fourth and Pine shutters in February. Both its iconic star and holiday tradition lose some luster.

11/26/2019 By Ryan Phelan

Retail Wire

A New Wellness Bar Will Popup in Bellevue Square Mall

Canada-based company Saje Natural Wellness hosts a two-month stint just in time for the holiday shopping season.

11/07/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Sales & Events

Wear What When December 17–23

Among this week's fashion events: Sum Style throws a prelaunch soiree and Sassafras celebrates its sixth anniversary in Belltown.

12/17/2018 By Elizabeth Podlesnik Edited by Rosin Saez

Sales & Events

Wear What When December 10–16

This week: The SoDo Flea Market is back, Tides and Pines hosts a wreath making workshop, and Glassybaby gets its hands dirty with floral design.

12/10/2018 By 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

Sales & Events

Wear What When November 26–December 2

This week: A 'Bachelorette' alum hosts a fashion show, Seattle Gents takes men's wardrobing to the next level, and the Gates Foundation hosts its annual Giving Marketplace.

11/26/2018 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Sales & Events

Wear What When November 19–25

This week: Glasswing celebrates five years of business, plus more popups and sales to put you in the holiday gift-giving spirit.

11/19/2018 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Sales & Events

Wear What When November 12–18

This week: Ballard hosts its first Night Market, Stumptown Coffee provides the caffeine while local artists provide the goods, and Chophouse Row has a huge, ...

11/12/2018 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Shopping Guide 2017

11 Holiday Markets to Check Out This Month

From snake oil to skin care, you can finish off your shopping list at these ephemeral spots.

12/08/2017 By Rosin Saez

Sales & Events

Wear What When: November 21–27

This week: Blue Owl Workshop starts Black Friday early, Glasswing celebrates an anniversary, and Chinatown–International District hosts a holiday festival an...

11/21/2017 By Rosin Saez

Elements of Style

Prairie Underground Outfits the Outsiders

Resistance is a part of this company's very fibers.

11/20/2017 By Rosin Saez

100 Best Shops

A Handy Gift-Buying Flowchart

Bestowing the perfect present starts with going to the right shop. Our savvy flowchart helps you find something for the people in your life who fall all along the hipness spectrum.

10/23/2017 By Rosin Saez

EAT, BE MERRY

10 (Local) Stocking Stuffers for Food Lovers

‘Tis the sesason to spread the joy of salsas, sauces, and other locally made condiments.

12/16/2016 By Rosin Saez

Bargains! Bands! Booze!

Get Ready for 2016's Punk Rock Flea Market

Punk Rock Flea Market Set for December 20—22 in Capitol Hill; expect bands, booze, and lots of last-minute shopping.

12/14/2016 By Colleen Williams

Shop Local, Ship Out

In Search Of: Local Shops That Ship

We asked Yelp about their favorite Seattle stores for local shopping—that also ship it out for you.

12/13/2016 By Colleen Williams

Something For Everyone

The "Even More Gifts!" Gift Guide

Still on the hunt for the perfect gift? Have we got some ideas!

12/09/2016 By Colleen Williams and Amanda Raschkow

Handmade Gifting

Fatto a Mano Rings in 12th Year in Laurelhurst

The local, female artisan–driven shopping event will be on December 10th this year.

12/07/2016 By Colleen Williams