Thursday, November 23, 2017

Category Archives: Style+Shopping

Imperfect Produce Delivers Ugly Produce to Your Door (And it isn’t even ugly)
Healthy, delicious fruits and veggies for 30-50% less than grocery stores. One in five fruits and vegetables grown in the U.S. doesn’t meet the strict cosmetic standards of grocery stores, usually causing them to go to waste on the farm. The heart-shaped potato, the curvy carrot, the oddly-shaped orange are all delicious and nutritious, but are often left to rot in fields or sent to the local landfill – just because they look different. (more…)
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Seattleite Spotlight: Karl Moehring, Washington Shoe Company CEO
Q+A with Karl Moehring, CEO of Washington Shoe Company Karl is a Seattle native who took the helm of the company in October 2015. Since then, Karl has made it a top priority to enhance the culture of the company and form a better environment for the employees. Washington Shoe Company houses three brands: Chooka, Western Chief, and Staheekum. Western Chief has been providing family footwear options since 1891. With the rain heading our way this week, it’s perfect timing to check out Chooka’s stylish and affordable fall fashion line.  (more…)
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Grand Opening: Tuft & Needle
Mattress shopping just got a whole lot more fun—and affordable. Tuft & Needle co-founder JT Marino explains that his idea for starting the business came after a horrible mattress retail experience—one “even worse than shopping for a used car.” Afterward, he vented to friend Daehee Park, and the two decided to quit their Silicon Valley jobs to bootstrap T&N in Phoenix in 2012. (more…)
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Fall Fashion: Chooka’s Cute and Affordable Rain Boots
With the arrival of fall comes scarves, sweaters, boots, tights, pumpkin spice everything, and an excuse to stay in. In short, fall is one of our favorite seasons and it’s less than two weeks away. With the humidity and smoke in the air last week, it’s been hard to decipher what season it is—it’s just a stale grey. For once, we can all agree that Seattle could use a few rain days, right?  (more…)
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Style+Shopping: Seahawks x Dooney & Bourke NFL Collection
With NFL season less than a week away, Dooney & Bourke has a new line of women’s handbags and accessories for the Seattle Seahawks. Dooney & Bourke has created fashionable ways female fans can incorporate fandom into their everyday life. A way for women to rock their feminine side, while still cheering on their favorite NFL team. The Seahawks face the Oakland Raiders at 7:00pm tonight for the last preseason game. Go Hawks! (more…)
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Seattleite Spotlight: Organizing Expert Josie Floyd
An interview with Josie Floyd, founder of Superfine Home, a home organization service that helps you discover space, clarity and well-being through living with less. We love her motto, “want better, not more”. (more…)
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Fashion File: Universal Standard Pops Up in Seattle this September
Seattle and NYC-based, Universal Standard, is transforming the apparel industry for more than 67% of women in America.  The size-inclusive brand offers fashion-forward, high-quality clothing in sizes 10-28. Polina Veksler and Alexandra Waldman started Universal Standard because size had become the dividing line determining who had the privilege and freedom to dress with quality and style. That had to change, so they changed it. (more…)
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Fashion File: Ollie Quinn opens first US location in Capitol Hill
Independent global eyewear brand opens flagship boutique. Ollie Quinn opened in late July with a modern 1000-square-foot space in Capitol Hill on East Pike. As an independent company, Ollie Quinn is able to keep prices fair – while still using the best quality materials – by designing all frames in-house and only selling via its own eyewear boutiques. In order to make the process easy and transparent, this starts with offering one price point of $125 USD across all frames, including single-vision prescription lenses. (more…)
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