Scoop Blog Archive / December 2013

Watson Kennedy + Trophy Cupcakes

Find fixing for a stylish holiday at Watson Kennedy

Two local lifestyle artistes, Watson Kennedy’s Ted Kennedy Watson and Trophy Cupcake and Party’s Jennifer Shea, are teaming up on Tuesday, December 17 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at WK Fine Home (downtown on First Ave.) for a holiday shopping event. Read more »

Glasswing’s Wander & Wonder Holiday Marketplace

Gradient-dyed coaster set, $28, from Teranishi

Melrose Market’s newest inhabitant, Glasswing, is hosting a pop up shop filled with the hottest, freshest and most exciting local designers on the scene at the moment: Ampersand as Apostrophe, Baleen, De Rien Vintage (from London), Faris Jewelry, Read more »

Gift Guide: Candles

Naught and Nice candles, $22, by Illume, available at Fleurt. Which one are you?

Personally, I love candles as gifts. I think they're special treats—and often something people won't buy for themselves. Picking a scent can be tricky, but chances are if it's a high quality candle, especially one made with pure essential oils (rather than overpowering synthetic fragrances), you're more likely to delight than disappoint. Here are a few of my personal faves:

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Filson + Shinola: American Made Goodness

Two iconic companies making made in America good again

Local outdoor outfitter brand Filson has collaborated with the newly spiffed-up Shinola (once a shoe polish company, now a watch and bike maker out of Detroit), on a limited-edition Bixby bicycle, $2,300, complete with American-made frame, bamboo fenders and custom-designed Filson panniers, $320. Perfect for the cyclist who thought they had everything. Read more »


The Must List: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons at Seattle Symphony, Willy Wonka in Smell-o-Vision and Where to Buy Handmade Baubles

The everlasting Gobstopper

Must See
Stroll Down Bellevue Square’s Snowflake Lane

(Through 12/31, 7 p.m.) — ‘Tis the season at Bellevue Square’s ever-popular Snowflake Lane, where live toy soldiers march to festive music, a dazzling light show brightens the dark sky and snowflakes fall nightly. Read more »