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Jason Wu for Lancome at Nordstrom

Jason Wu and Nordstrom are totally besties right now. The designer returned to the city for the second time in a month last week (the first was a personal appearance for his Nordstrom exclusive clothing collection, Miss Wu, at the Bellevue store) to chat about his Lancome makeup collection, also a Nordstrom exclusive. Read more »


Rant: Let's Bring Back The Dress Code

Leslie Kelly

Hey dude! Yes, you. The guy in shorts and T-shirt and flip flops walking through the Metropolitan Grill dining room carrying a bottle of electric blue Gatorade: Get a clue and put on a nice outfit, huh?

Seriously, the Met is one of the few places in Seattle where people dress up, especially on a Saturday night and you look as if you’re heading to a Grand Theft Auto marathon. Please! Read more »


Dispatch from Portland: Take-Aways from FeastPDX

The bar at Clyde Common, one of my favorite places to eat and drink in Portland

I spent the last three days and nights ingesting a crazy amount of food and bev at FeastPDX, the Bon Appetit-sponsored food fest in the Rose City. It was the festival's second year; I attended last year as well. And while I had no complaints about last year, overall I think this year's festival was better: more events, a few free events, some very good tasting panels and speakers, and of course, the primo events: the Sandwich Invitational, Night Market and High Comfort. Read more »

Seamless in Seattle Winner Joanna Morgan's Fall Trunkshows

We're obsessed with Joanna Morgan's Talisman collection

Seamless in Seattle accessory co-winner Joanna Morgan has announced two trunk shows this fall. The first, on Thursday, September 26, is from 5 to 8 p.m. at Far4 and the second, on October 12 from noon to 5 p.m., is at Clementine in West Seattle. Expect the latest designs from her Talisman collection as well as one-of-kind pieces for the diehard fan.


Mossback Monday: Gun Activists Choose Starbucks, a New Sasquatch Sightings Map and the Pike Place Competitor that Never Was

Knute Berger
Pike Place Market? Nope. Developers created a competitor market in 1909