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June Gloom: Votive Candle Holders At Sugarpill

Light the darkness

These locally made ceramic votive holders are lovely and glow so beautifully when lit by a tea light from within. 


They're also water-tight which means you can fill them with flowers. $18 at Sugarpill.



NuBe Green Goes Mobile

Bellevue gets a blast of eco-chic thanks to NuBe Green and Cupcake Royale

This summer Cap Hill retailer NuBe Green is taking to the streets in their new 24-foot mobile solar powered boutique fashion out of a salvaged shipping container. Its first stop is at Bellevue’s Cupcake Royale, right in the heart of downtown Bellevue and will be there from June 20 through September 15. Inside you’ll find a slimmed down inventory of the same great stuff you love at NuBe Green’s brick and mortar, all designed and manufactured in the USA, delightfully packaged in a large rectangular box. Read more »



Michael Cepress is Having a Show

The stage is set for local designer Michael Cepress' newest collection featuring both men's and women's wear

One of my most fave local designers, Michael Cepress, is hosting a show on June 21 at the Century Ballroom, featuring both men’s and women’s collections. This is excellent news for those of us ladies who love his menswear so much that we’ve considered having him make us a suit just to get to work with him. Read more »


Sarah Jessica Parker + Manolo Blahnik + Nordstrom = Your Mind was Just Blown

George Malkemus and Sarah Jessica Parker

Update 10:14 a.m. Here's what I just got from Nordstrom: The line will be called SJP (natch), will launch in January at select Nordstrom stores and and will include sandals, flats, pumps and boots ranging from $200-$400, "runway-worthy shoes at attainable Italian craftsmanship with luxe materials in unexpected color combinations." OMG. Read more »



Totokaelo End of Season Sale Starts June 15

This wool Jil Sander dress is from winter, but it's on sale too

My fave sale is from the most aspirational (for most) shop in town is about to drop. Totokaelo's end of season sale starts Saturday, June 15, with all spring merch marked down 30 to 50 percent. That means deals on Rick Owens, Jil Sander, Uzi, Raquel Allegra, Carven, Won Hundred and many, many other coveted brands. I love this sale.

While you're shopping, head over to Totokaelo Man to see what retail brainiac, Jill Wenger has in store for the dude in your life.