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

ALL PLAY

Seattle’s Best Toy Shops for Kids and Adults Alike

Bored in the house? Look no further.

12/01/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

SEATTLE STYLE

20 Essential Seattle Shops

From midcentury furniture to made-in-the-rain-coats, these are the local shops everyone should know about.

11/17/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

GET OUT THE VOTE

If You Miss Those 'I Voted' Stickers, Try This Local Merch

Those free stickers are cool. But they don't give out beer and sweatshirts at polling places.

10/26/2020 By Zoe Sayler

IS THAT ALLOWED?

How to Shop Safely in Seattle's Current Phase of Coronavirus Recovery

Spoiler: Yes. Here's how to safely support Seattle businesses.

09/23/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Sponsored Content

Pacific Place Keeps You in Style

30 days of film and fashion

09/10/2020

FASHION PROJECT

Seattle’s Best Clothing Boutiques

Seattle’s a fashionable city. You just have to know where to look.

09/10/2020 By Nicole Martinson and Zoe Sayler

RETAIL'S RETURN

These Locally Owned Seattle Shops Are Back

Ready to shop? Here are a few local businesses, from Capitol Hill to West Seattle, that are open for Phase 2.

07/02/2020 By Annette Maxon