Monday, August 20, 2018

Category Archives: Style+Shopping

Furniture Retailer Blu Dot Opens in Capitol Hill
Minneapolis-based designer and maker of modern home furnishings Blu Dot opened a sprawling 5,800 square foot store in the historic Coleman Auto Building in Capitol Hill on July 19th. The expansive store features an assortment of products and a dedicated space for interior design clientele. (more…)
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Wear Smart: Seattle-based Buki launches the first-of-its-kind collagen-embedded clothing
Smart clothing is the way of the future. Intelligent clothing popped up in 2015, and we’ve seen garments that monitor heart rate, regulate temperature and even keep a tab on emotions. Taking a daring leap in apparel innovation, Seattle-based luxury clothing brand, Buki, has launched the first-of-its-kind collagen-embedded capsule collection. (more…)
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Top 3 Lash Lounges in the Greater Seattle Area
The only drama I enjoy is in my lashes. Lash extensions can make every day a good lash day. Semi-permanent eyelash extensions have been trending for the past few years and its popularity isn’t slowing down. There are more lash salons and nail, hair, and other full service salons are also offering lash extensions as an additional service. So where should you go? Here are my top picks, but first, a few pros and cons for those new to the world of lash extensions.  (more…)
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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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