Scoop Blog Archive / October 2013

Steve Madden Kicks it at Nordstrom Bellevue

Meet footwear behemoth Steven Madden this weekend. Maybe he'll sign your shoes

Hobnob with footwear giant Steven Madden on Saturday, October 12 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Bell Square Nordstrom, along with TV personality and brand ambassador Julissa Bermudez (106 & Park, Empire Girls). Madden will be taking photos with shoppers and signing complimentary tee shirts and tote bags. There will be a surprise guest DJ, a chance to win a pair of Steven Madden shoes and a special gift with a Steven Madden purchase. Read more »

SwopBoard: Sell your Stuff, Support your School

Don't be scared, this skeleton costume is only $25 and $10 of it goes to a local school

Swink Style Bar co-founder and mom, Natalie Angelillo, has a new project. SwopBoard, a recently launched online marketplace is the place to go if you have gently used stuff with a lot of life left in it, that you want to sell. Geared towards parents, the good news about SwopBoard is that a minimum of 10 percent of your transaction is donated directly to the school of your choice. Read more »


Save the Date: Michael Cepress Trunk Show at Susan Wheeler Home

Boho chic and bow ties sums up designer Michael Cepress's sartorial bent

Michael Cepress is on roll. A successful Kickstarter campaign made his men’s and women’s ready to wear collections a reality, he orchestrated a successful runway show and the recent launch of his online store has taken his clothing to the masses. Read more »

Madrona’s Hammer + Awl Opens Saturday, October 12

The craft paper is almost off the windows at Seattle's newest men's boutique

Noon on Saturday, October 12 is the official grand opening of Madrona’s newest addition: men’s accessory boutique, Hammer + Awl, which features American made, artisan goods.


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Pop-In @ Nordstrom + Video

Step into a chic French shopping scene at Nordstrom for a pop of Paris

Nordstrom is launching a new concept this week, a pop-in, rather than a pop-up, I suppose—an series of themed shops at only eight stores, including the downtown flagship.

The first pop-in, which opened October 10, is French Fling, a curated selection of French-inspired goods, from clothing to accessories for both men and women, including items from Rodarte, Repetto, A.P.C. and Kenzo.

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