Outdoorsy

The Subtle Shifts of the REI Co-op

As the annual sale kicks off at the Seattle-based outdoor recreation chain, REI has undergone small but notable changes.

05/20/2022 By Allison Williams

SAVE THE MONEY

11 Must-Haves from the REI Anniversary Sale

From May 20–30, get discounted Hydro Flasks, top-rated tents, Cotopaxi jackets, and more outdoor gear and technical clothing.

05/20/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Pedal Power

The Best Bicycle and Skate Shops in Seattle

Wheels are life—and the city is full of places to keep us rolling.

05/04/2022 By Allison Williams

Gear Up

The Best Outdoor Gear and Clothing Stores in Seattle

The best stores to shop for the backpacks, hiking boots, paddleboards, and rain jackets a Northwesterner needs, from REI to Evo to Dick's Sporting Goods.

04/29/2022 By Allison Williams

TOE THE LINE

9 Sandals to Wear This Summer

Our favorite sandals of the year, from trendy wedge heels and pillowy silhouettes to classic Tevas.

04/08/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Take Cover

Cold-Weather Jackets That'll Keep You Warm

These warm men's jackets from Nordstrom, REI, Eddie Bauer, Filson, Outdoor Research, Adidas, and Pendleton will shield you from the elements.

10/05/2021 By Jenni Moore

Insulation Station

Our Favorite Jackets for Warding Off the Seattle Freeze

Fleece jackets, lightweight jackets, warm jackets. Shop Nordstrom, REI, Outdoor Research, Filson, and other Seattle shops to cozy up this fall.

09/29/2021 By Jenni Moore

Werk It

The Office Shoe Just Got More Comfortable

Sneakers for the office? We got you covered with these finds from Nike, REI, Nordstrom, Clarks, Puma, Converse, and local Seattle shoe shops.

09/24/2021 By Jenni Moore

Fly Feet

Step into Fall with These Sweet Sneakers

Our favorite shoes for men include ones from Nike, Adidas, Vans, Nordstrom, REI, Brooks Running, and Seattle shops like Corre, Bait Shop, and Sole Food.

09/23/2021 By Jenni Moore and Seattle Met Staff

Cozy Up

9 Sweaters and Fleece Jackets to Keep the Kiddos Warm

From classic sweaters for boys and girls to pullover kids fleece jackets, these options from local Seattle boutiques and outfitters are a parenting win.

09/10/2021 By Jenni Moore

Warm In Style

Meet the 7 Men's Sweaters That'll Carry You into Fall

From zip-up sweaters to designer sweaters, these picks from Nordstrom, Filson, Patagonia, and REI will guarantee superior men's style.

09/09/2021 By Jenni Moore

Cuddle Bug

Up Your Sweater Weather Game

Up the cozy vibes with these cute sweaters from Nordstrom, REI, Reformation, Eddie Bauer, and other Seattle stores and brands.

09/08/2021 By Jenni Moore

Puddle Jumpers

Kids Rain Boots to Keep Your Little One Playing All Day

The best kids waterproof boots this fall include Hunter kids rain boots with a Peppa Pig design and options from Seattle consignment stores and more.

09/02/2021 By Jenni Moore

Walk On Water

These Men's Rain Boots Arrived Just in Time for Fall

Keep your rain boot game strong with options from Hunter, Eddie Bauer, Western Chief, Blundstone, and more.

08/30/2021 By Jenni Moore

Pack Mentality

10 Everyday Backpacks That Are Too Cool for School

From the best back-to-school backpacks to ones for hiking or commuting, these options from Adidas, Patagonia, North Face, and Evo are just too cool.

08/17/2021 By Jenni Moore

Sick Shades

10 Essential Sunglasses to Add to Your Collection

Stylish sunglasses from Warby Parker, Nordstrom, Tommy Bahama, Maui Jim, Ray-Ban, and more.

08/09/2021 By Jenni Moore

Sweat style

Best Seattle Shops for Workout Gear

Where to find local athletic wear (and stretchy pants).

01/25/2021 By Chelsea Lin

Work Hard, Play Hard

Local Essentials: An Intern's Guide to Seattle

Skip the Space Needle and live like a Seattleite with this roundup of our favorite off-the-clock spots.

07/18/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

In the Media

REI Is Launching Its Own Print Publication

The Seattle retailer will hike into the magazine world with 'Uncommon Path' in the fall.

06/24/2019 By Rosin Saez

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