Scoop Blog Archive / January 2014

Six More Seattle Sales

Le.sens scarves on sale at Juniper in Madrona from $196-$298.

I complied a pretty big list of sales last week, but here are few good ones to add to your list: Read more »


Check Out Freelance Photographer Andrew Waits' Gallery of Boondocking Portraits

Lisa Wogan
After his car broke down, Dan Buck (pictured here in SoDo, 2012) was stranded and looking for work and a new place to live

If you’ve ever dreamed of packing up your car and living on the road, Seattle freelance photographer Andrew Waits has done a pretty good job of revealing what it might look and sound like. Read more »


Gift Shop Charley + May to Close

A festive scene at Queen Anne's Charley + May

Sad news out of Queen Anne today: Gift shop Charley + May is closing at the end of January. “After three years the shop is not self sustaining,” said owner Lauren Formicola in her email to the public, “and growth of the shop is limited due to location, space and low pedestrian traffic.”

Swing by between now and the end of the month to say goodbye and to snatch up remaining merchandise for 30 to 75 percent off. Displays and shop props are also for sale.


AstroTwins Power: Activate (at Nordstrom)

Sisters Tali and Ophira Edut, astrologers to the stars

A few weeks ago I had my aura and past lives read by parfumeur and clairvoyant Yosh at Barneys (apparently I have a lovely champagne blush color around me and was a Mayan shaman in a past life, but I bet she says that to all the girls) and next week, Tuesday, January 14, the AstroTwins, Tali and Ophira Edut, will be at the downtown Nordstrom from 6 to 8 p.m. Read more »

Menswear Moment: Suitsupply Now Open

Amsterdam-based men’s wear shop Suitsupply, has opened downtown on Fifth Avenue, in a 3,800 square foot space once home to Z Gallerie and perhaps an art gallery or two. The Seattle store is Suitsupply’s tenth stateside shop, joining other outposts in New York City, Atlanta and Denver. Read more »