Jennifer McCullum

Top Shopping Picks for Father’s Day

Make sure Dad looks his best this Sunday

We all know sometimes Dad can use a little help in the dapper department. The struggle is real prying those patterned ties and Seinfeld-inspired denim from the clutches of his closet, but we’ve rounded up the following menswear items to help seamlessly update your Dad’s wardrobe this Father’s Day.  The long-running, rugged Seattle retailer, Filson…

Queen Anne's Pottery Princess

Queen Anne’s Pottery Princess

Mandy Shoger of Foxtail Pottery creates gorgeous clay dinnerware in Queen Anne

For potter Mandy Shoger, home is where the hollowware is. “Incorporating something handmade into your daily routine is so special,” says Shoger, who uses stoneware clay from Washington and Oregon and hand-throws custom dinnerware in her Queen Anne studio. “I think we’ve lost that in America: using products at home created by your own community.”…

The Coolest Handcrafted Furniture on Capitol Hill

The Coolest Handcrafted Furniture on Capitol Hill

Furniture company Brackish makes their items out of salvaged materials

Designers Andy Whitcomb and Forest Eckley are redefining the term “homemade” with their handcrafted furniture company, Brackish. Their made-to-order line, from bar carts to bookshelves, features wood and some metal salvaged from buildings that have been torn down blocks from their Capitol Hill studio. “It’s bittersweet because we hate seeing older buildings go, but love…

5 Designed-in-Seattle Jewelry Pieces to Wear Now

5 Designed-in-Seattle Jewelry Pieces to Wear Now

Locally designed accessories that sparkle and shine

CLOCKWISE FROM TOP: No two pieces of Madeleine Pope’s jewelry, including this asymmetrical brass necklace, $160, are alike. Each item from the designer’s Cosmic Twin jewelry company is handmade at the Pratt Fine Arts Center in the Central District.  Lisa Bridge’s new lifestyle collection features bold designs built on the heritage of her fine…

Women's Athletic Apparel Shop Oiselle Opens in University Village

Women’s Athletic Apparel Shop Oiselle Opens in University Village

The Seattle-based brand expands its online presence to a physical store

Running aficionados will now be able to shop Seattle-based Oiselle’s athletic apparel on foot with the opening of the brand’s first-ever flagship store later this month. Founder and ceo Sally Bergesen created the women’s activewear line in 2007 to address what she felt was a lack of design-driven apparel in the athletic market. “In the…

Fashion Startup Glamhive Secures Additional Funding

Fashion Startup Glamhive Secures Additional Funding

Seattle company nabs grand prize for its innovative style-focused social media platform

Seattle fashion startup, Glamhive, is turning the “#” in #OOTD into “$$$.” The social media platform that rewards fashionistas for photo-sharing their outfits of the day beat out six other entrepreneurs for the top prize of $205,000 at the Seattle Angel Conference last Wednesday, May 20, Geekwire reports. The event is the result of months…

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