Ballard’s New Blackbird Apothecary

Beauty products enter the spotlight at one of Ballard's favorite boutiques.

By Seattle Mag


July 16, 2012

This article originally appeared in the August 2012 issue of Seattle Magazine.

Fragrances, candles and lotions have long occupied space in Blackbird men’s clothing boutique in Ballard. Now, owner Nicole Miller has thrust these products into the limelight, transforming the former Ella Mon space next door into Blackbird Apothecary as of late June. The apothecary radiates a similar manly energy to Miller’s grandpa-chic Field House experiment (which sadly closed late last March) with items such as Malin+Goetz rum bar soaps ($10), Ursa Major lemon, aloe and bamboo face toner ($24), and the oh so culturally appropriate Prospector Co.’s woodsy-scented beard oil ($28).

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