Spook-tacular Finds

7 Eerie Seattle Shops for Your Halloween Needs

These local costume dens and taxidermy havens prepare you for fright night festivities.

10/24/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege and Courtney Cummings

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

Quote Unquote

Archie McPhee Founder Mark Pahlow Takes Kidding Around Very Seriously

“What’s the right level of absurdity and contrariness that might make this work?”

09/24/2019 By Allison Williams

Wild Life

Ballard's Ascent Outdoors Is Back from the Dead

The sudden April closure was a shock, but a local mountain guide is resurrecting the outdoor retail shop.

06/26/2019 By Allison Williams

The Green Room

A New Plant Shop Grows in Queen Anne

Get your green thumb ready: The classic neighborhood recently sprouted a specialty plant shop, Cultivate Propagate.

03/26/2019 By Lindsay Cohen

Fun With Listicles

8 Men's Stores We're Digging Right Now

From an industrial showroom in Fremont to a cozy boutique on Capitol Hill, Seattle's menswear game is on point.

02/28/2019 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Go Green

9 Seattle Plant Shops to Create an Indoor Jungle

From air plants to those inescapable monstera leaves, houseplant fever isn't going anywhere. Here's where to stock up.

01/24/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Retail, Seattle Style

20 Essential Seattle Shops

Gifts and gags, baubles and boards—these stores have it all.

09/21/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Creation Station

A Craft Arts Studio with Classes Arrives in the U District

It's called StudioLife. It will make you feel like living that Martha Stewart craft life. It opens July 7.

07/05/2018 By Katheryn Grice

Warm Weather Wish List

The Met Set: 5 Shop Talk Must-Haves for June

Stylish summer wardrobe additions, from hats to Seattle-made dresses.

06/07/2018 By Katheryn Grice

100 Best Shops

5 Only-in-Seattle Stores for Gags and Gifts

In need of an extremely creepy horse mask? Or maybe it’s an imported tea set you seek. These Seattle stores carry the neat and the novelty.

10/23/2017 By Darren Davis and Rosin Saez

Wish List

The Met Set: 5 Shop Talk Must-Haves for July

Stylish picks for the summer, from trendy gadgets to Seattle-made sandals.

07/17/2017 By Seattle Met Staff