Slide Show: Spring Fashion 2013

We commissioned installation artist Lena Whittle to reimagine the recently vacated gallery space Western Bridge as the intersection of spring’s bold graphic patterns and bright floral prints.


Retail Spotlight

Meet the Shopkeeper: Monster Art and Clothing

Owner Tara Smith and her team of little monsters embrace the city's weirdness with a curated collection of locally made art and clothing.

03/11/2013 By Julie Hamasaki

What to Buy Now

Dress Your Tech Up with Pocomaru

Local online retailer Pocomaru peddles hand-picked accessories and stylish, sustainable cases for all your favorite Apple products.

03/08/2013 By Amanda Zurita

Wedding Wednesday

Behind the Scenes: French Knot Couture

Introducing Colleen Thorsen and her line of custom vintage-inspired gowns and bridal-party attire.

03/06/2013 By Amanda Zurita

Making It

Best of the Northwest Craft Show

What's the shopping equivalent of locavorism? The Best of the Northwest Craft Show. Shop handmade goods from local artists and craftspeople during this two-day event.

03/01/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

What to Buy Now

BZR Ombre Tights

Check out the stylish local legwear that has taken the web by storm.

02/22/2013 By Amanda Zurita

What to Buy Now

Just Landed: Tarboo Bags

A favorite locally based design team issues a set of smart totes and packs for the city and beyond.

02/21/2013 By Abiola Akanni

Locally Designed

Wyatt Orr's Spring Line

What feels like butter and clouds and looks like a chic dream? The locally produced line coming soon to Les Amis.

01/31/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Seattle Designers

Michael Cepress Wants a Kickstart

The Seattle designer is hoping to raise $50,000 for his '70s-inspired mens and womens collections.

01/24/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Light Up Your Life

Sale: Glassybaby

You know how deal seekers and style hunters love to stand in a line? It'll be no different at this year's Seconds Sale in Madrona.

01/22/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Retail Opening

New! Sassafras in Belltown

Belltown's newest boutique features handmade clothing, jewelry, and accessories from over 25 Northwest designers.

01/18/2013 By Amanda Zurita

Recent History

2012: A Year of Seattle Style in Review

In terms of Seattle style, 2012 was a year of out-of-town guests, team work, good buys, and not-so-good riddances.

12/31/2012 By Laura Cassidy

Rock This

Meet the Designer: DNA

Fashion stole the studded look from the street—or, in this Seattle-based designer's case, from the hills of Eastern Washington.

12/27/2012 By Abiola Akanni

Chic on a Budget

Dress Code: Budget New Year's Eve

Five dress ideas for less? No problem. We have you covered—in sparkles and jewels.

12/24/2012 By Abiola Akanni

Point and Click

Meet the Shopkeeper: Craft and Culture

Hana Ryan Wilson and Jason Parker are sourcing a world of life and style and building a beautifully moody online shopping experience up on Capitol Hill.

12/17/2012 By Laura Cassidy

What to Buy Now

Holiday Item of the Moment: Salish Sweets

Salish Lodge and Spa brings its delicious treats and luxurious spa goodies into the city with a Pacific Place pop-up.

12/13/2012 By Amanda Zurita


Blak Designmart Popup Shop

Thirty-plus local designers, artisans, and stuff makers come together for this specially curated holiday shopping event.

12/11/2012 By Amanda Zurita

Gifted Giving

Shop It: Helen Sharp and Bremelo Press Studio Sale

Handmade high-end knits and fine letterpress goods get together in the studio for your holiday shopping pleasure.

12/10/2012 By Laura Cassidy

What to Buy Now

Holiday Item of the Moment: Diane Katz Silks

Shibori-dyed silk from Tacoma's Diane Katz; something like a heritage brand from the psychedelic past, for the earthy future.

12/06/2012 By Laura Cassidy

Local Designer Collaboration

We Were There: Tarboo x ThisThat

The locally built brand kicks off their first series of crewneck pullover sweatshirts made in tandem with the screen-printers at West Seattle's ThisThat.

12/03/2012 By Abiola Akanni