Scoop Blog Archive / August 2013

Jason Wu Talks Miss Wu

Fashion designer Jason Wu with fans at the Bellevue Square Nordstrom

Jason Wu was at Bellevue Square a few weeks ago to support the launch of Miss Wu, his diffusion (or secondary) line found exclusively at Nordstrom and on We caught up with the designer before the event and chatted about Seattle, designing dolls and the whimsy of Miss Wu. Read more »


Mossback Monday: The Seattle Skyline Photo That's Gone Viral, Plus the Sonics Arena Design Loses its 'Jello Mold' Top

Local photographer Anthony May snapped this shot of last week's exciting thunderstorm


Go Visit Seattle Mag's Winemaker of The Year At Woodinville's Newest Tasting Room

Leslie Kelly
Winemaker of the Year, Charlie Hoppes of Fidelitas

Seattle Magazine’s Winemaker of the Year, Charlie Hoppes, has staked his sterling rep in the heart of the Red Mountain. Yet the veteran vintner has gone the way of so many fellow winemakers, opening a second satellite sipping station, Woodinville’s newest. Read more »

Up/NXT Portland’s Emerging Designer Contest

A look from last year's FashioNXT, from Project Runway alum Michael Costello

While Seattle has some great fashion shows, both for designers and retailers, Seattle Fashion Week has fallen by the wayside. Portland, however, has two fashion weeks, FashioNXT and Portland Fashion Week. (FashioNXT was Portland Fashion Week until this year and FashioNXT's executive producer Tito Chowdhury has led the charge for years. Read more »

Haiti Babi Turns One

Buy a blanket, improve a life

One year ago this week, Seattleite Katlin Jackson launched Haiti Babi, a Haitian-based organization that teaches the women there a skill (knitting and crocheting) and offers them a chance to use that skill to provide for themselves and their children by making cotton baby blankets that are then sold online and in retail stores to women in this country who are in need of a stylish baby gift that keeps on giving. Read more »