Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Category Archives: Style+Shopping

Seattleite Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
We are about two weeks away from the national day of red and pink hearts. Here are some of our favorites for your loved friends, family, and significant others this Valentine’s Day.  (more…)
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Social Justice x Self-Care: The Sanaya Set
Supporting women who bravely pursue their passions. The Sanaya Set is a curated seasonal collection of lifestyle products made for and by women. The products are carefully sourced to ensure every item in the collection aligns with Sanaya Set’s principles. With every purchase, 10% of net proceeds will go to an organization they highlight for the season—the Winter 2018 collection benefits Planned Parenthood.  Sanaya’s Winter 2018 Collection. (more…)
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Tacoma Based Five12 Apparel is Making Clothes With Recycled Coffee Grounds
Creating high performance gear out of sustainable materials. Repurposing coffee grounds—and recycled water bottles and recycled windshields—to make active and outdoor apparel is next level and also so very Seattle. Named after the SR 512 highway in Tacoma, the Five12 team has developed moisture-managing fabric to keep their clothes dry on the inside and out, while maintaining breathability, for protection in our PNW climate.  (more…)
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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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