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Local Shopping Apps Merge Fashion with Technology

High tech says ‘Hi, Fashion’ with the help of these Seattle startups

Fitcode Fitcode Fed up with the disparities in denim sizes, current model and University of Washington grad Rian Buckley launched…

Marianne Hale

Art Website Artsyo Connects Buyers with Local artists

Browse works from more than 400 featured Seattle artists and buy online or set up a viewing

The art gallery scene in Seattle can be tricky to navigate, especially for newcomers like Sarah Brooks. “When I moved…

Cassie Gruber

Puyallup Native Adam Davidson Debuts Leather Goods Collection this Fall

Davidson, who honed his skills at Coach, crafts calfskin bags with rich hues and fresh designs

For Puyallup native Adam Davidson, the architecture of his accessories line, AANDD, started as a hobby. Originally an architecture major…

Jennifer McCullum

Looking for the Perfect Present? Stop by Clementines Shoe Boutique in Pioneer Square

The store, with a 500-square-foot basement, offers antiques from emerging Seattle artists

Pioneer square shoppers looking for the perfect present need simply to wander down the stairs of shoe boutique Clementines. Starting…

Jennifer McCullum

McMenamins Opens its First Seattle-area Hotel

The Oregon-based family business to convert Art Deco Anderson School into its signature hotel

When the City of Bothell invited McMenamins to consider the city’s landmark 1930s-era Art Deco Anderson School as a site…

Seattle Mag

Women in Seattle’s City Council Race

The general election could yield the first ever female majority

Much has been made of Seattle’s first-ever council race featuring seven of nine positions selected by geographic district. With 45…

Seattle Mag