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These Winter Threads Keep You Cozy All Season Long

You don't have to sacrifice style for comfort

This article appears in print in the January 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. In hygge-loving Seattle, easy-to-wear, stretchy apparel is practically the citywide wardrobe. But you no longer  have to sacrifice style for comfort, thanks to a new generation of locally available wearables. Whether you are inclined to hibernate at this time of year or just want an…

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Guillermo Bravo Launches Local, Sustainable Sneaker Line

Get off on the right foot with these locally designed, eco-friendly kicks

This article appears in print in the January 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. Designer Luis Velez launched Capitol Hill–based sneaker and apparel company Guillermo Bravo in August with an eye to more than just fashion. “I wanted to create something that is both stylish and sustainable,” says Velez, noting that each person involved in making his pieces is paid…

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Seattle Shops Embrace Enamel Pins

Show your local shop some love with these trendy enamel pins

PERSONAL FLAIR: A selection of enamel pins made by Zach Bolotin (and other designers) from Full Tilt Ice Cream, Glazer’s Camera, Porchlight Coffee, Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream, Good + Well Supply Co., and boutique Can’t Blame the Youth

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ID’s New Boutique Is What Seattle’s Been Missing

Marcus Lalario's clothing boutique, Can't Blame the Youth, fills a void in the city

MIXING IT UP: Find streetwear, coffee and an art space at Can’t Blame the Youth

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Flying out of Sea-Tac? Check out These Last Minute Gift Ideas and Travel Tips Before Your Flight

Even Santa has to plan ahead for the security line

If you are traveling this holiday season there is a good chance that you will find yourself at Sea-Tac International Airport as you leave our fair city for, presumably, snowier pastures. Any seasoned traveler will have their seats reserved and a rental car waiting shortly after landing but even the most efficient traveler might be…

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6 Local Subscriptions for Holiday Gifting

Finding the perfect gift is as easy as clicking “subscribe”

The holidays can be a busy time of year, leaving little time for the obligatory gift shopping between holiday parties, festive concerts and family get-togethers. To give you a leg up, and save on wrapping paper, we have rounded up the most coveted local subscription services, which require near-zero effort on your part and will…

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A New Ballard Shop Offers Help for Those Who Want to Reduce Waste

Eco Collective opened its doors in October

The owners of Seattle’s zero waste shop, Eco Collective, know your garbage can feel trashy. In October, the duo–Genevieve Livingston and Marimar White-Espin–opened a brick and mortar shop in Ballard (5201 Ballard Ave. NW), graduating from the 10-foot by 10-foot booth they’ve had at the Fremont Sunday Market since 2017. Inside, you’ll find necessities for…

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Local Calendars

Our curated list of locally designed calendars will keep you on track as you ring in the new year

This article appears in print in the December 2018 issue, as part of our 2018 Gift Guide. Click here to subscribe. Ring in the new year with one of these fab local calendars:Ilee Papergoods ($24) Honeyberry Studios ($28) Nikki McClure ($18) Linnea Design ($29) Paper Delights, two locations, including Wallingford, 2205 N 45th St., Suite B; 206.547.1002 ($16.95) Jeremy Collins ($24.95)

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Family-Friendly Finds

These handpicked items are the best gifts for your kiddos and fur babies

This article appears in print in the December 2018 issue, as part of our 2018 Gift Guide. Click here to subscribe. Children and pets are like ice cream and sprinkles: They go well together and bring joy to our lives. These handpicked gifts will be the cherry on top of this holiday season and the key to creating…

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Stocking Your Bar

Your resident bartender will thank you for choosing such a stylish, delicious gift

This article appears in print in the December 2018 issue, as part of our 2018 Gift Guide. Click here to subscribe. Shaken or stirred? Neat or straight up? These unique finds go beyond the cocktail basics and are perfect for your resident bartender. For the cocktail connoisseur with a well-stocked liquor cabinet, a bottle of yuzu liqueur ($31/bottle)—yuzu…

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Self-Care Essentials

Treat yourself (or someone you love) to our favorite local beauty products and beautiful things

This article appears in print in the December 2018 issue, as part of our 2018 Gift Guide. Click here to subscribe. Everyone knows someone who loves—or needs—a little pampering. This list of unique apparel and beauty finds is sure to ease some of the choice-making anxiety. A new book from Seattle Pinterest sensation turned store owner and author…

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Quintessentially Seattle

Outfit the adventurer in your life with quintessential Seattle style by picking up one of these awesome gifts

This article appears in print in the December 2018 issue, as part of our 2018 Gift Guide. Click here to subscribe. Even those family members and friends who seem to have everything  will enjoy these quintessentially Pacific Northwest goodies, which are sure to fill the hole they didn’t know they had. Finding a hat that makes the transition…

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