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

GIFT GUIDE

Gifts for the Fashion Icon on Your List

From trendy pieces to timeless classics from local Seattle brands, here's how to shop for someone who already loves to.

04/08/2022 By Zoe Sayler

SNEAKER WAVE

Breanna Stewart and eBay Prove More WNBA Players Need Signature Shoes

The Storm's Breanna Stewart, the first WNBA player in over a decade to land a signature shoe deal, partners with eBay to highlight women-designed sneakers.

03/09/2022 By Zoe Sayler

SHOE IN

Australian Brand Frankie4 Brings Comfortable Shoes to Capitol Hill

Genuinely fashionable shoes designed for foot pain—heels, sneakers, and ankle boots for people with plantar fasciitis, arthritis, bunions, and more.

01/14/2022 By Zoe Sayler

PERI NICE

All You Need for a Very Peri 2022

The 2022 hue stars in activewear, two-tone boots, and a dog harness set.

01/12/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Obsession

Dr. Martens and Blundstones Are Seattle’s Anti-Obsession

Seattle's favorite chelsea boot is more than just protection from the rain, and it will outlive any fad.

10/27/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Booted Out

These Boots Were Made to Upgrade Your Cold-Weather Wardrobe

Vegan Dr. Marten platforms, ankle boots, classic Chelsea Blundstones, and square-toed snake-print Vagabonds are our fall fashion obsessions.

10/08/2021 By Jenni Moore

Sole Mates

9 Stylish Boots You'll Want to Wear All Season Long

Vegan Dr. Martens, Chelsea boots, dressy Blundstones, and waterproof Timberlands are so in this season.

10/07/2021 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

Sweet Kicks

10 Sneakers You'll Want to Lace Up Right Now

Prioritize comfort without sacrificing style. Try casual sneakers and athletic shoes from Nordstrom, Adidas, Brooks Running, Ivy Park, REI, and more.

09/21/2021 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

Make a Splash

Try These 7 Rad Rain Boots to Weather Fall

Waterproof Chelsea boots, classic knee-high Hunter rain boots, Western Chief boots, and more from Nordstrom, REI, and local Seattle stores.

08/27/2021 By Jenni Moore

Get Lifted

8 Power Heels to Rock This Fall

Metallic heels, suede booties, power pumps, and more from Nordstrom and other Seattle boutiques offer a confidence boost like no other.

08/19/2021 By Jenni Moore

Bottoms Up

Madrona Gains a Stylish New Shoe Store, Corre

Corre carries futuristic sneakers, architectural heels, and footwear brands you definitely won't find anywhere else in town.

03/05/2021 By Chelsea Lin

Elements of Style

How Seattle Helped to Shape the Man Behind Some of Nike’s Most Rebellious Sneakers

Nike footwear designer Ben Kirschner didn’t recreate retro shoes, he recast them.

05/22/2018 By Rosin Saez

Explainer

Get Real-Time Advice on Your Run with Sensoria's Smart Shoe

Want to run faster and farther? Maybe this Redmond company can help.

12/19/2017 By Ciara O'Rourke

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

Elements of Style

Our Favorite Shoes for Seattle Summer 2017

There’s nothing pedestrian about this footwear. Slip into something new and just for you, like off-white high-tops, suede slip-ons, and blush sneaks.

06/12/2017 By Rosin Saez