Monthly archive

Anne Sportun Trunk Show at Essenza

Toronto-based Anne Sportun works wonders with diamonds

Toronto jeweler Anne Sportun is known for her subtle asymmetry and unconventional, yet sophisticated design. Essenza, in Fremont, is known for an inventory of gorgeous, subtle, yet sublime jewelry from small designers (not to mention generous self space for sweet smelling perfume and body care). It’s a retail match made in heaven between Anne Sportun and Essenza and on March 14, 15 and 16, Barb Kelly, from Anne’s studio in Toronto, will be visiting the shop, bringing with her the entire line from the Sportun workshop. Read more »


A Knitter’s Paradise, St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations and ‘The Suit’ Opens at Seattle Rep

events in seattle magazine
Peter Brook’s The Suit, starring Nonhlanhla Kheswa, reveals the glimpses of joy that can be stolen within an repressive regime

Must Knit
Yarn Lovers Unite at 'Vogue Knitting' Live

(3/14 to 3/16, times vary) — Should your bucket list include learning to knit a runway stunner, head to the Meydenbauer Convention Center in Bellevue for three days worth of high-style knitting, crocheting and crafting lessons and demos, plus a marketplace filled with items made from unusual fibers such as possum, yak and qiviut. Read more »


When Will Hecho Officially Open in the Former Carmelita Space?

Julien Perry

Margaritas are starting to sound really good right now. Not because the sun is starting to peek through the Seattle skies a little more often, but a new Mexican restaurant is on the fast-track to opening in Phinney Ridge. Read more »

Your Bathroom is About to Get Dreamier: Kohler Signature Store Opens in Bellevue

Lauren Mang
bathroom store bellevue kohler opening seattle magazine
See a sink in action at the new Kohler Signature Store in Bellevue

If you have plans to renovate your bathroom, or if like me, you live for aimlessly perusing kitchen and bath design showrooms (soaker tubs with water and air jets!), then have I got one well-heeled tidbit of home-decor news for you: Kohler, the manufacturer of bath products, tiles and beyond, has opened its third-ever Signature Store in the U.S., right here in Bellevue. Read more »

4 Better St. Patrick’s Day Drinks to Sip This Year

A.J. Rathbun
st patricks day drinks seattle magazine

As one of the holidays that tends to be celebrated with rollicking parties, St. Patrick’s Day sadly isn’t usually accompanied by delicious drinks. Rather, there’s usually some artificially colored beer sloshing about. But you can help change this trend, and show that you really appreciate the day, the saint and the Irish by serving some tastier Irish-inspired drinks. Read more »