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Grand Opening Party: Davenport

At long last Davenport, the new home and gift boutique endeavor from the Hitchcock Madrona peeps is set to open with an official grand opening party on Saturday, May 18 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Head over and check out their amazing space and enjoy sips and nibbles while you shop.



Bag Crush: Thread and Loom

The Beaded City Tote, $108

I don’t know about you, but I love bags. My mom just commented the other day on how many purses, handbags and totes I have—and this is coming from the queen clotheshorse of all time. Nonetheless, it’s true, I have a ton of them, and while they’re not expensive or designer, they’re all distinctive in some way, which is what I look for specifically in my accessories, from bags to jewelry. Read more »


New Designer: Karen Guh

My fave top from Karen Guh's Paychi Guh cashmere collection

Ok, so maybe it’s not the right time of year to be talking cashmere, but I’m so in love with this new-to-me line that I wanted to share it ASAP. Plus, the press release call this line “trans-seasonal,” and then again, it’s not quite Junuary, so maybe there’ll be a need for some cozy wear soon. Also, this collection is only available for pre-order, so when your purchase arrived in September, you'll be super ready for this kind of garment. Read more »


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 »


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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