Skorting the Issue

We Needed This: Girlfriend Collective’s Skort Fits Just Right

Somewhere between hard pants and soft pants lies the perfect summer wardrobe staple.

07/26/2021 By Zoe Sayler

IN WITH THE OLD

Seattle’s Best Vintage Furniture Shops

Vintage is the sustainable way to furnish a home. It’s also an old-fashioned good time.

07/13/2021 By Zoe Sayler Photography by Ellie Arciaga Lillstrom

OPEN SEASON

How the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Made Retail History

The annual event's local roots are kind of a big deal.

06/28/2021 By Zoe Sayler

BACK, BABY

Baby & Company Returns to Seattle for a Monthlong Capitol Hill Popup

The 10th Ave Collective Popup features local businesses like Easy Street—and is just the first in a series of Seattle events the boutique has planned.

05/07/2021 By Zoe Sayler

TAKE OUR MONEY

Everlane Will Open in University Village This Summer

It's the latest in a string of big-name openings at Seattle's outdoor shopping center.

05/03/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Show some respect

6 Local Mother’s Day Gifts from Seattle Boutiques

Mom deserves more than brunch. Here are some ideas from the folks behind our favorite shops.

04/26/2021 By Chelsea Lin

DOLL HOUSE

Doll Parts Moves Its Vintage Collective Up the Street to West Seattle Junction

Expect home goods and a whole lot of local partnerships when the new space opens May 1.

04/23/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Frost Yourself

Seattle's Best Jewelry Stores for Unique Looks

From statement necklaces to shoulder-grazing earrings, these independent boutiques specialize in one-of-a-kind accessories.

04/15/2021 By Chelsea Lin

RETAIL FOUNDATIONS

Sephora to Open Another Seattle Store at the Ballard Blocks

It's an exciting addition to the south Ballard shopping center.

04/08/2021 By Zoe Sayler

SUPERB SUBURBS

Best Shops in Seattle's Suburbs, from Bainbridge to Bellevue

Independent retail spots selling everything from housewares to board games to summer sandals.

04/05/2021 By Chelsea Lin

Interior Life

Cuniform Will Transform Your Home, Not Just Your Closet

The wardrobe curators have added interior design to their menu of services.

04/02/2021 By Chelsea Lin

Scrolling Spree

Seattle Small Businesses Are Popping Up on Instagram

From the Properly Organized and Orderly Pop-Up to vintage furniture, the app provides a platform for more than just social media.

03/29/2021 By Zoe Sayler Photography by Chona Kasinger

Snail mail

Welcome Ostmoe, Bainbridge's Darling Paper Goods Shop

A tiny boutique full of gorgeous greeting cards and high-quality office supplies, from a lifelong lover of stationery.

03/17/2021 By Chelsea Lin

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

A Guide to Shopping in and around Seattle's Suburban Malls

Suburbia may be known for retail hubs, but its small businesses are worth the drive, too.

03/08/2021 By Zoe Sayler

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

tie one on

Bespoke Suits Class Up Pandemic Couture

Downtown's Harris and Tailor weathers its first year with custom menswear.

02/15/2021 By Chelsea Lin

comfortable change

Hitchcock Madrona Elevates Sweatshirt Style

Reinvention comes naturally to this neighborhood favorite.

02/02/2021 By Chelsea Lin

Local Shops We Love

Tuesday's Hand-Painted Kimonos Are Perfect Pandemic Wear

Fresh from Chinatown–International District, cozy hand-dyed robes give staying home a splash of color.

01/19/2021 By Chelsea Lin

RETRO GRADE

Seattle’s Best Vintage Clothing Shops

Fashion gets better with age.

12/22/2020 By Zoe Sayler Photography by Amy Vaughn

SWAP MEET

Local Wishlist: Seattle Alternatives to Big Brands

Santa shops around here, too.

12/16/2020 By Carli Ricker