Scoop Blog Archive / November 2013

Ken Downing’s Gift Collection for Neiman Marcus

Pucker up: Tom Ford's limited edition lipstick set, $588, part of the Ken Downing Gift Collection at Neiman's

Neiman Marcus fashion director (and a local boy made good), Ken Downing, has created a collection of 37 gifts for NM this year, including items for men, women, kids and the home, ranging in price from $32 to $1,800. Read more »

Seattle’s Black Friday (and Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday) Sales

Up to 30 indie designers' wares are on sale at Craft & Culture

I can’t recall my inbox ever being so laden with Black Friday announcements, so I’ve done my best to catalog them all. Feel free to add any that I’ve missed to the comment section below. Read more »

The Seattle Wonderland Express at Emilie Sloan

Catch the Wonderland Express—and the holiday spirit—at Emilie Sloan this season

Lisa Murphy, the women behind Pacific Place’s Emilie Sloan, a sweet boutique filled with smart, durable and well-designed totes, bags (and now, luggage), has created a holiday train display in her store—a perfect thing to add to your annual downtown holiday excursion. Read more »

Four Drinks to Have After Black Friday Shopping

A.J. Rathbun

The most famous shopping day of the year, Black Friday (though Cyber Monday is gaining in popularity), is also one of nuttiest days of the year. And I can think of few activities that demand a drink when you're done like wading through a sea of shoppers for hours to find that one perfect deal. To help offset the shopping-till-you're-dropping stress, here are four drinks perfect for post-Black Friday. Be sure you have the ingredients, so you can come home from the stores, make a drink and put your feet up. Read more »


The Must List: Laugh Along with The Habit, Fill Up on Holiday Cheer with PNB’s Nutcracker and Lace Up for Outdoor Ice Skating

Must Laugh
The Habit Comedy Show

(12/1, 8 p.m.) — Seattle sketch comedy group The Habit is back with a new live show at The Bathhouse Theater at Green Lake. Bonus: Read Habit cast member John Osebold’s tips on upping your own comedic ante in our November issue.

Must Kill the Mouse King

PNB’s The Nutcracker
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