Scoop Blog Archive / January 2013

Nordstrom News: Savvy Switches it Up

savvy dresses
Expect young, fresh looks in the new Savvy, like this dress from Viva Vena Cava

This February, Savvy shoppers will notice a change in the department: a disctinct shift towards more affordable, youthful and completely of-the-moment and on-trend looks. Brands entering the fray include Viva Vena Cava, Leith, Mink Pink and others.


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The Parade of Sales Continues

The windows at Butch Blum always dazzle

More sales on fall/winter inventory!  And we've got so much more winter to go!

Butch Blum is hosting their semi-annual sale with 25 to 40 percent reductions on all men’s and women’s fall/winter collections with designs by Blumarine, Luciano Barbera, John Varvatos, Martin Margiela, Moschino, Giorgio Armani and more. Read more »

Book of Mormon Rings Seattle's Doorbell

book of mormon
These are not the Mormons you will see at the Paramount (different cast).

As a Broadway musical, The Book of Mormon has received countless accolades (see: 9 Tony Awards, including Best Musical), so little needs to be said about its quality: the tremendously catchy songs, funny writing and outrageous, South Park-style raunchy lines and lyrics. But the big question is: How does the touring show hold up to the New York production? Personally, I don't know. I didn't see the NYC show. But I can say the Seattle show makes for a genuinely fun evening. Read more »


See Fashion as Art, Eat the Best Dim Sum and Other Weekend Musts

Ampersand as Apostrophe bags fashion accessories
Shop at Ampersand As Apostrophe's "concept store" at M.I.A Gallery this weekend

Ampersand As Apostrophe at M.I.A Gallery
Opens Thursday (1/10-1/20) — One of our picks for best new art gallery of 2012, M.I.A is partnering with local brand Ampersand As Apostrophe to display (and sell) a swish collection of modern, stylish bags in a “concept store” that aims to challenge our understanding of a gallery space and which objects are classified as fine art. Opening night reception is January 10, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Read more »


Two New Bars Opening and Other Drinking News

A.J. Rathbun

There’s a lot to look forward to in 2013, especially for those who love bars, lounges, creative cocktails, and local bar stars. Read more »