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Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection

It's a good week for fashion in Bellevue

This is one of my favorite weeks of the year: The Bellevue Collection’s fashion week, where Bellevue Square merchants, Vogue, and this year, GQ, come together for a fashion extravaganza. I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again, these shows are beautifully produced, super fun and a great way to get a glimpse of fall trends come to life. Bonus: you can walk right across the street from the venue and snap those trendy clothes up right off the rack. Read more »

Ligne Roset: Thee Annual Sale of Annual Sales

Lauren Mang
The Ploum loveseat

You know it's a good day when an announcement for the Ligne Roset annual sale hits your inbox. The bold French furniture and lifestyle brand, perhaps most widely known for designer Michael Ducaroy's classic, ultra-comfy, ultra-chic Togo collection, is holding its yearly sale from September 19 to September 22. Beeline to the retailer's Westlake Avenue showroom (across the way from Whole Foods) for a 15 percent discount on the entire--ENTIRE!--Ligne Roset line. Read more »

Jill Bucy and Tata Harper = Skincare Dream Team

Jill Bucy owner Svetlana Ponomareva and her whisper soft touch

It was a sweltering late summer afternoon and I was finally about to cross the threshold of Jill Bucy Skincare, hallowed ground for Seattle’s skincare obsessed and widely considered as the place for a facial in town. Read more »


Huskies and Cougar Fan Gear for Gals (And Not a Bit of Pink Anywhere!)

Lauren Mang

One of the most frustrating things for an extremely devoted--verging on obsessed--college football ladyfan such as myself, is scouring the potential options for women's fan gear and finding the following: too-tight tees (hey I enjoy beer(s) and a hotdog at games every now and then), ill-fitting box-like tops and more pink and rhinestones than you'd find in an 8-year-old's bedroom. My university's colors are red and black. So why in the name of Lou Holtz would I want to cheer on my team in anything but?
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Seamless in Seattle Reader’s Choice Revealed

Jonquil and Mr Black's Jordan Christianson

At long last it’s finally time to announce the winner of the 2013 Seamless in Seattle Reader’s Choice poll. Over 4,000 of you voted and the overwhelming winner is: Jordan Christianson of Jonquil & Mr Black. Read more »