Local Designers

September 12, 2013 6:20 PM
Sometimes the minute I glance at a designer’s website or see their work in person a bell goes off in my brain: ding, ding, ding, we’ve got...
September 12, 2013 5:47 PM
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 (...
September 12, 2013 5:23 PM
Seattle has always been a quietly fashionable city, thanks in part to our broad hybrid of cultural influences (Scandinavian, Asian and,...
September 6, 2013 5:28 PM
If you’ve spent hours trolling local etailer Craft & Culture’s website for all the hip, indie, emerging labels they carry, now’s...
September 5, 2013 9:13 PM
Bell Square is on fire right now. Lululemon has opened its first Ivivva athletica, with a focus on young women (aka, tweens and teens),...
August 27, 2013 6:31 PM
OK, it’s officially time to talk about Bumbershoot, which, with the addition of Fashiony, an exhibit curated by the imminently fashionable...
August 21, 2013 4:47 PM
How does a brick and mortar shop make it in an increasing online retail scene? Get creative, that’s how. Clementine’s Linda Walsh has just...
August 20, 2013 8:42 PM
Gabe Johnson, the rabblerousing owner and genius marketer behind Horses Cut Shop, a Seattle-based business that specializes in keeping the...
August 15, 2013 9:44 PM
One of our fave local jewelry designers, Faris Du Graf, has been picked up by Hitchcock Madrona (because they know a good thing when they...
August 13, 2013 10:24 PM
After 15 years at Nordstrom, textile designer and design director Paychi Karen Guh struck out on her own in the spring of 2012 with Paychi...
August 9, 2013 10:45 PM
While Seattle has some great fashion shows, both for designers and retailers, Seattle Fashion Week has fallen by the wayside. Portland,...
August 7, 2013 10:34 PM
W Hotels have three passion points: music, design and my personal fave, fashion. Starting in August, the W Seattle is launching a new...
August 6, 2013 6:25 PM
In a continuation of our nautical-themed summer, check out these tote bags by Seattle-based Choke Shirt Company. Made out of durable cotton...
August 2, 2013 4:32 PM
Fremont’s scent super-store, Essenza, is hosting a launch event on August 8 from 4 to 8 p.m. for Achtung, a collab between local perfumer...
July 25, 2013 7:20 PM
Jewelry designer Kimberly Baker has moved her shop a few times, from Fremont to Green Lake, and has now landed (or moored, as the case may...