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A Valentine’s Getaway That’s Not So Far Away

Treat yourself to a long weekend in downtown Bellevue, just minutes from Seattle.

01/02/2020

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Local Markets Where You Can Buy Last-Minute Party Necessities

Because you totally left it until, oh, mere hours before and you need to bring something to that get together.

12/16/2019 By Seattle Met Staff With Annika Lindburg

Ho Ho How

A (Seattle) Christmas Story: The Origins of the Santa Photo

In 1943, 75 years ago this month, a Seattle photographer had the idea to take photos of kids with the big guy. But as retail stores close, will the tradition...

12/10/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Style File

K Banana Founder Liz Kang Yates Just Wants You to Feel Happy All the Time

With its neon interior and equally bright leader, self-care takes on a whole new meaning at the Korean beauty boutique.

11/20/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Retail Wire

Rodd and Gunn Brings New Zealand Style to the Pacific Northwest

The menswear brand's own kind of island fashion dwells in Bellevue.

07/09/2019 By Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Neighborhood Guide

8 Great Places to Shop in Ballard

From vintage utopias of bygone threads to contemporary catch-all boutiques, this northwest corner of Seattle has something for everyone.

02/12/2019 By Elizabeth Podlesnik and Rosin Saez

Sales & Events

Wear What When November 12–18

This week: Ballard hosts its first Night Market, Stumptown Coffee provides the caffeine while local artists provide the goods, and Chophouse Row has a huge, ...

11/12/2018 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Seasonal Wish List

10 Must-Haves for Fall

As the leaves start to turn and mornings get a little bit brisker, here's what we're coveting in the season of scarves and pumpkin spice lattes.

10/08/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Style

Fall Fashion 2018: Arrival Time

As autumn breezes blow in like a locomotive, we pull on plaids and peeks of color, firmly disembarking into fall.

09/11/2018 Edited by Rosin Saez Photography by Brandon Hill With Jane Sherman

Retail Wire

Fabletics Opens First Location in Pacific Northwest

Kate Hudson comes to Seattle. Well, her line of athletic wear did at least.

09/05/2018 By Katheryn Grice

Shop Around

Down-Under Wonders at Pike Place

The lower labyrinth of shops lining the market’s back corridors holds a myriad of odds and ends—the quirkier the better.

06/19/2018 By Rosin Saez Photography by Amber Fouts

Shop Around

Cool Market Finds at Pike Place

The array of neat stuff on sale here is staggering; here, a few favorites from some new-school vendors.

06/19/2018 By Rosin Saez Photography by Amber Fouts

Cover Story

The Complete Revised Guide to Pike Place Market

Haven’t been in a while? The market remains ever a Seattle fixture, and yet there’s so much more to explore…

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne, Rosin Saez, Allecia Vermillion, and Allison Williams

Sales & Events

Wear What When June 18–25

This week E. Smith Mercantile throws one last ice cream social, Armoire dishes expert style tips, and more.

06/18/2018 By Katheryn Grice

Sales & Events

Wear What When: January 15–21

This week, find discounts on fall and winter duds, a neighborhood-wide sale in Fremont, and champagne-fueled shopping at Moorea Seal.

01/15/2018 By Rosin Saez

100 Best Shops

Meet Aude Tabet, Design Director at Filson

The Paris native had stints at Marc Jacobs and Coach before landing in the PNW.

10/23/2017 By Rosin Saez

100 Best Shops

Golden Age Collectibles Might Be the Oldest Comic Store in the World

At 19, Rod Dyke bought a comic book store in Pike Place Market. Today, it’s thought to be the oldest in business.

10/23/2017 By Darren Davis

100 Best Shops

5 Vintage Shops We Love

Seattle is home to a vast store of vintage sellers. No, we’re not trying to live in the past...but we can still sport threads of yore.

10/23/2017 By Rosin Saez

100 Great little Shops

Long Live Analog: Seattle's 11 Essential Bookstores and Record Shops

Don’t upload the requisite parts of your personality to the cloud.

10/23/2017 By Darren Davis

100 Best Shops

6 of Seattle's Best Pot Shops

Seattle’s legal marijuana industry offers a little something for seasoned tokers and timid first-timers alike.

10/23/2017 By Darren Davis