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Designer to Watch: Silvae

Isotria dress by Silvae, $668

It’s always exciting to get to know a new designer in town, and I’m particularly excited about Debbie Robert’s just-launched line, Silvae (Latin for “of the woods”).

Roberts looks to the terrain of the Pacific Northwest for her muse, blending organic elements with excellent fit and construction to create a collection that is at once innovative, completely on-trend, familiar, exciting and easy to see being worn by today’s girl-on-the-street (probably a Capitol Hill street). Read more »


Strong Women Strong World Fashion Fundraiser

These tee shirts, which support Strong Women Strong World, will be available for sale at the fashion show

Join local boutiques Canopy Blue, The Finerie, Vian Hunter and Velouria at Fred Wildlife Refuge this Thursday, September 12 at 7 p.m. for the World Vision Strong Women Strong World fashion show and fundraiser. Read more »



Craft & Culture One-Day Sale at Object

Something super cool on sale from Helicopter

If you’ve spent hours trolling local etailer Craft & Culture’s website for all the hip, indie, emerging labels they carry, now’s your time to see it all in real time. Read more »


Private Paradise: Nourish Nail Parlour

Sit back and enjoy some quiet, private pampering

Salons are great places usually—it feels good to be amongst the hustle and bustle of all that beauty action. Read more »


News from Bellevue Square

A hoodie for your teen that goes from school to sports with ease

Bell Square is on fire right now.

Lululemon has opened its first Ivivva athletica, with a focus on young women (aka, tweens and teens), with a range of “cross-functional athletic apparel” according to the release. Shoppers can expect the same fabrics and details found at Lululemon, with a nod towards dance-inspired styles (leotards and shrugs), as well as yoga wear and pieces for running that can go from the track meet to the street and back again. Read more »