September 2011

Seattle Magazine 2011 Spotlight Award: Mandy Greer

HIGH IN FIBER: Installation artist Mandy Greer weaves dreams from detritus

“This is my eight-year-old dream come true,” says Mandy Greer, surveying her home studio, which her husband (artist Paul Margolis)…

Seattle Mag

Seamless in Seattle Winner: Bri Seeley

The local designer was recognized for "Best Coat" in our 2011 competition.

Bri Seeley (pictured right)Line: Bri Seeley DesignsAvailable at: Spun Sustainable Collective (Capitol Hill); briseeley.com The creative spark: Take Betty Draper…

Megan Phillips

Seamless in Seattle Winner: Angela Allen

This Queen-Anne based designer was recognized for "Best Reinterpretation of the Little Black Dress"

Angela Allen (pictured left) Line: Angela Allen DesignAvailable at: angelaallendesigns.com Studying at: New York Fashion Academy, Class of 2011 The…

Megan Phillips

Seamless in Seattle Winner: Kathy Sabin-mensah

The local designer took home "Best Evening Wear" in our 2011 competition.

Kathy Sabin-mensah Line: Kréati-KaAvailable at: kreati-ka.comStudying at: New York Fashion Academy, Class of 2011 The creative spark: The 34 year-old…

Seattle Mag

Seamless in Seattle Winner: Banchong Douangphrachanh

This Seattle-based designer has sold a garment to Lady Gaga and taken home "Most Innovative Menswear

Banchong Douangphrachanh Line: Banchong DouangphrachanhAvailable at: banchongdesign.com The creative spark: A vivacious ball of energy, Douangphrachanh takes an imaginative, somewhat…

Megan Phillips

Seamless in Seattle Winner: Emily Riordan-Roache

This Vashon-based designer's line was named "Best Nortwest-Inspired" in our 2011 competition.

Riordan Roache Line: Riordan RoacheAvailable at: emilyriordanroache.com The creative spark: Riordan-Roache, 27, exemplifies real Seattle rocker style: Raised in Ballard…

Megan Phillips