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?

Going on a Shopping Spree: Is That Allowed?

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

CORONAVIRUS CHRONICLES

Downtown Nordstrom Reopens, Joining Other Seattle Retailers in Phase 2

Anthropologie, REI, and others have also opened for in-store shopping.

06/23/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Sponsored Content

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

You're Welcome

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, a Seattle photographer had the idea to take photos of kids with the big guy. But as retail stores close, will the tradition die?

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