Thisisbrandx.com had a nice piece today on dailybooth.com, the latest in a new wave of social media that emphasizes community building through visuals and pictures. The site was founded by Noah Kalina, a photo student who rose to Youtube fame when he posted a five-minute time lapse video comprised of six years worth of digi cam self-portraits.
Inevitably, every August, no matter how nice the weather is, my fashion-minded brain starts to crave new fall ensembles, chunky scarves and boots; and this year I have a particularly bad case. Two of my favorite local designers, Suzabelle and Spun, have thankfully sated my appetite this week with their new fall collections, get your dose at the links above.
Starting today, the West Seattle boutique, Clementine (specializing in cute, strappy pumps and accessories) is joining forces once again with the urban-glam professionals at La Rousse (online-only) to create complete looks for everyone’s budget.
Radar Hair & Records celebrated their new shop with a grand opening last Saturday.
Radar Hair & Records owners Betsy Hansen (of Rusk, Vain, and Helmet Head) and Johnny Samra (an avid vinyl collector for 17 years) celebrated their recent arrival to the SoDo with a grand opening at their brightly painted warehouse digs. Hansen and Samra combined their eclectic interests into one shop--music and records, vintage clothing and audio gear and other knick knacks, while operating as a full-service hair salon. Check out photos from the grand opening below.
Rummage through works by local artists at Ouch My Eye Gallery's summer Y(art) sale this First Thursday
Mostly low brow, but always fun, art gallery Ouch My Eye is hosting a summer sale for local artists at its SoDo home tomorrow. Artists were asked to clear their studios of "forgotten works" and bring them in for sale at August's First Thursday gallery walk. Prices are affordable, topping out at $150. 5 - 11 p.m. 1022 First Avenue S, SoDo; 206.381.8457; www.ouchmyeye.com/.
Don't miss local indie "folkestral" darlings Hey Marseilles at the Moore Theatre this Thursday
Although early-'90's alt-rockers Toad the Wet Sprocket may technically be heading an upcoming show at the Moore Theatre this Thursday, we're willing to bet opening band Hey Marseilles is the reason most people snap up tickets.
If you haven't yet seen them, check out this video shot and directed by Seattle magazine photographer Hayley Young. Then snap up tickets of your own.