Scoop Blog Archive / May 2013

Rachel Comey to Visit Totokaelo

The Aprel Dress by Rachel Comey

Last night an email bearing some pretty awesome news popped into my inbox: Rachel Comey will be making a personal appearance at Totokaelo on Saturday, May 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. The whole day, however, is a Rachel Comey extravaganza with a trunk show of new styles and a chance to check out the limited edition bedding made from choice textiles from previous seasons, created expressly for Totokaelo Art-Object Read more »

Cocktails for Kathi Goertzen + Brain Tumor Awareness Month

Lauren Mang
broVo Spirits
broVo Spirits' Rose Geranium Liqueur

Several local restaurants have partnered with broVo Spirits to serve up classic cocktails all during May in honor of National Brain Tumor Awareness Month. A portion of the proceeds for each cocktail ordered goes to the Kathi Goertzen Foundation, the organization created to help raise research funds for brain cancer cures and patient support. Read more »


Mother's Day: Last Minute Gift Ideas

A bouquet of pink blooms from West Seattle's Fleurt

Mother’s Day is Sunday in case you've forgotten, but it’s not too late to hop on some really great gifts with local flair for your favorite lady.

Here’s a quick visual rundown.

For the new mom:


A Carry-All Tote from Glittersweet.

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A Chat with Project Runway Winner Michelle Lesniak Franklin

My heart bleeds for this sweater

The Project Runway season 11 finale was ages ago but based on how awesome her final collection was, I have a feeling that winner, Portland’s Michelle Lesniak Franklin, is here to stay. Read more »

Two New Ventures for Far4

Two enticing pieces of vintage goodness at Far4's new vintage corner

Big news from downtown’s Far4: Owner Jenny Hudak Klimenkoff has announced an expansion of a vintage corner she’s been testing out for a couple of months. Head in to shop from her current inventory of thoughtfully curated shoes, purses and scarves—clothing coming soon—or bring in your own treasures to consign. Here’s a bit of what she’s looking for, “anything cool, really. It doesn't have to be ‘vintage-y old’ or expensive as long as it's in good condition and is interesting. Read more »