Fashion & Style Blog - SeattleMag.com http://www.seattlemag.com/blogs/10039/0 en Relax and Recharge at New Bellevue Mani/Pedi Spot: Recoop Spa http://www.seattlemag.com/article/relax-and-recharge-new-bellevue-manipedi-spot-recoop-spa <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/lauren-mang-0">Lauren Mang</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/september-2014">September 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/neighborhood/bellevue">Bellevue</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Unwind and beautify in this rustic, modern full-service spa </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/beauty/0914recoop-spa.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=63225">0914recoop-spa.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Recoop Spa in Bellevue blends industrial chic design with lush treatments </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>After an exhausting day spent swiping the Amex at the nearby <a href="http://local.seattlemag.com/bellevue-collection">Bellevue Collection</a>, stop by the new Recoop Spa (925 Bellevue Way NE; 425.429.3323; <a href="http://www.recoopspa.com/">recoopspa.com</a>) for a heaping helping of R&amp;R in the comfort of delightfully detailed environs. Open since May, the chic spa pairs raw concrete walls with very now barn doors in treatment rooms, sophisticated pedicure chairs (no overstuffed, awkward vibrating seats here) and rustic hints throughout (stoneware Mason jars, wainscoting).</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://joshgarretson.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Josh Garretson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/12-days-christmas-elaia-spa-hyatt-olive-8">12 Days of Christmas at Elaia Spa at Hyatt Olive 8</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/refresh-your-beauty-regimen-these-three-local-skin-body-care-lines">Refresh Your Beauty Regimen with These Three Local Skin &amp; Body Care Lines</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/beauty-break-malie-organics">Beauty Break: Malie Organics</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/relax-and-recharge-new-bellevue-manipedi-spot-recoop-spa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beauty Shopping Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:02:53 +0000 shuchi.mehta 43321 at http://www.seattlemag.com W Seattle + Seamless in Seattle for Wear Wednesday http://www.seattlemag.com/article/w-seattle-seamless-seattle-wear-wednesday <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/downtown">Downtown</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/local-designers/seamlesslogo.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=22271">seamlesslogo.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Meet Seattle&#039;s coolest designers on the scene right now </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/w-seattle-s-wear-wednesdays">W Seattle</a> has an established commitment to supporting fashion in this city and has been holding monthly <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/wear-wednesdays-w-seattle-debuts-schai">Wear Wednesday</a> events, showcasing local designers, as part of that commitment. On August 20, from 5 to 8 p.m., the hotel is partnering with us, <em>Seattle</em> magazine, for a very special fall fashion kickoff, in support of Seamless in Seattle, a local designer showcase in our September issue.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/2011-seamless-seattle-winners">2011 Seamless in Seattle Winners</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/2013-spotlight-award-winner-jerick-hoffer">2013 Spotlight Award Winner: Jerick Hoffer</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/behind-scenes-rainy-day-style-forecast-fashion-show">Behind the Scenes: Rainy-day style for The Forecast fashion show</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/w-seattle-seamless-seattle-wear-wednesday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local Designers Fashion and Style Shopping Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:28:04 +0000 ali.brownrigg 43429 at http://www.seattlemag.com Future File: Fashion First http://www.seattlemag.com/article/future-file-fashion-first <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/georgetownsodo">Georgetown/SoDo</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/local-designers/ffnate.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=33018">ffnate.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A shot from a past Fashion First, returning this year with a bang </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>After a taking a sabbatical during the 2013 season, <a href="http://fashionfirstseattle.com/" target="_blank">Fashion First</a> is back on this year in a big way on Thursday, September 11 at Showbox SoDo. Now in its tenth year, this popular runway show combines the most current trends from the region’s best shops (and a few designers) with a worthy cause for a fun night of fashion and philanthropy.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Nate Gowdy </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/seattle/%5Buser-raw%5D/fashion-style-closet-la-ree">Fashion &amp; Style: In the Closet at La Ree</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/meet-washingtons-new-poet-laureate-elizabeth-austen">Meet Washington&#039;s New Poet Laureate: Elizabeth Austen</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/canopy-blue-moves-next-door">Canopy Blue Moves Next Door</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/future-file-fashion-first" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local Designers Fashion and Style Shopping Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:07:29 +0000 ali.brownrigg 43409 at http://www.seattlemag.com West Elm’s We Love Local Small Business Grant http://www.seattlemag.com/article/west-elm-s-we-love-local-small-business-grant <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/south-lake-union">South Lake Union</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/local-designers/westelm.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=30098">westelm.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Handmade, hyper local and great style from West Elm </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>If you’re a maker or designer, <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/west-elm">West Elm</a> is interested in meeting you, checking out your work and considering you as a recipient of a $25,000 small business grant during their <a href="https://www.westelmlocalgrant.com/" target="_blank">We Love Small Business Grant contest</a>. One designer/maker will win the big cash prize, and three runners up with get the chance to be mentored by West Elm and join the ranks of the many local artisans and designers the home décor chain already support in stores and online.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> West Elm </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/close-west-elm">Close By at West Elm</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/west-elm-local-launch-party">West Elm Local Launch Party</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/west-elm-s-we-love-local-small-business-grant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local Designers Shopping Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:23:15 +0000 ali.brownrigg 43401 at http://www.seattlemag.com Rag & Bone Pop-In, New Private Label Collection at Nordstrom http://www.seattlemag.com/article/rag-bone-pop-new-private-label-collection-nordstrom <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/lauren-mang-0">Lauren Mang</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Now that the Anniversary Sale is over, here’s what’s happening at our fave department store </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/fashion-and-style/ragandboneweb.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=35501">ragandboneweb.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rag &amp; Bone looks (clockwise): pajama jean, paint-splatter top, cropped sweater, and the Newbury bootie </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>So you shopped to your heart’s content during Nordstrom’s annual Anniversary Sale. (Hopefully you found some of our style editor Ali Brownrigg’s <a href="http://seattlemag.com/how-best-shop-nordstrom-anniversary-sale">handy shopping tips </a>helpful.) And now you’re thinking the spending party is over. Oh, how wrong you are.<br> </p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Anya Pavlovic </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/converse-x-missoni-exclusively-nordstrom">Converse x Missoni: Exclusively at Nordstrom</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/fall-drama-our-picks-nordstrom-designer-preview">Fall Drama: Our Picks from the Nordstrom Designer Preview</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/astrotwins-power-activate-nordstrom">AstroTwins Power: Activate (at Nordstrom)</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/rag-bone-pop-new-private-label-collection-nordstrom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion and Style Shopping Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:30:02 +0000 lauren.mang 43359 at http://www.seattlemag.com Sell Your Sole’s Vintage Clothing Event http://www.seattlemag.com/article/sell-your-sole-s-vintage-clothing-event <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/belltown">Belltown</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/fashion-and-style/sys1.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=29941">sys1.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The gorgeous Natalia Wittke models a vintage dress for sale at Sell Your Sole </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>If you’re crazy for vintage (we are), head to <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sell-your-sole-consignment-boutique">Sell Your Sole</a>, Belltown’s high-end designer consignment store, on Thursday, August 7 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. for a special shopping event.</p> <p>Owner Natalie Wittke recently scored oodles of amazing vintage from two estates and is kind enough to share the wealth with her customers. Expect colorful apparel, scarves and a few pieces of singular and unique jewelry, mostly non-designer, with the exception of two rare Hanae Mori caftans.</p> <p>French 75s and macarons will be served.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Sorella Photos </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sell-your-sole-s-couture-karma">Sell Your Sole’s Couture Karma</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/sell-your-sole-s-new-app">Sell Your Sole’s New App</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/lifestyle/shopping-and-style/clothing-new-boutiques-and-vintage">Clothing: New Boutiques and Vintage</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/sell-your-sole-s-vintage-clothing-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion and Style Shopping Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:55:13 +0000 ali.brownrigg 43358 at http://www.seattlemag.com Fall Fun with Trina and Mr Turk at The Finerie http://www.seattlemag.com/article/fall-fun-trina-and-mr-turk-finerie <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/belltown">Belltown</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/downtown">Downtown</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/fashion-and-style/ttfinerie.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=17478">ttfinerie.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Orange is the color for fall from Trina Turk </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/finerie">The Finerie</a> (with locations in the West Edge and in Belltown) is hosting two events this week that might be of interest if you’re a man or a woman into <a href="http://www.trinaturk.com/" target="_blank">Trina Turk</a> and <a href="http://www.trinaturk.com/mrturkhome" target="_blank">Mr. Turk</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Trina Turk </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/finerie-colab">The Finerie CoLab</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/dining/food-we-love/bistro-turkuazs-must-try-dolmades">Bistro Turkuaz&#039;s Must-try Dolmades</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/new-top-pot-doughnuts-above-post-alley-will-have-pour-over-coffee-bar">The New Top Pot Doughnuts Above Post Alley Will Have a Pour-Over Coffee Bar!</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/fall-fun-trina-and-mr-turk-finerie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion and Style Shopping Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:43:08 +0000 ali.brownrigg 43356 at http://www.seattlemag.com Local Talent Competes on New Body Painting Reality Show on GSN http://www.seattlemag.com/article/local-talent-competes-new-body-painting-reality-show-gsn <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/local-designers/dutch.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=15423">dutch.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mount Vernon body painter Dutch Bihary </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Set your TiVos: body painting genius Dutch Bihary (straight outta Mount Vernon) is set to wow the world with his signature style and epic masterpieces using the naked body as his canvas on <a href="http://skinwars.gsntv.com/#image-1/0" target="_blank">Skin Wars on GSN</a> (formerly known as Game show Network) starting Wednesday, August 6.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Skin Wars/GSN </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/glassybabys-classy-seahawks-votives">Glassybaby&#039;s Classy Seahawks Votives</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/color-us-happy-farrow-ball-paint-bellevues-table-top-and-home">Color Us Happy: Farrow &amp; Ball Paint at Bellevue&#039;s Table Top and Home </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/new-designs-seattles-fashion-reality-tv-stars">New Designs from Seattle&#039;s Fashion Reality-TV Stars</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/local-talent-competes-new-body-painting-reality-show-gsn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local Designers Arts & Entertainment Wed, 06 Aug 2014 18:42:59 +0000 ali.brownrigg 43354 at http://www.seattlemag.com Our Interview with Rapper 50 Cent http://www.seattlemag.com/article/our-interview-rapper-50-cent <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Kari Lutcavich </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> We chatted with the hip-hop artist about his new headphones and why pitching isn’t his strong suit </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/music/50-centnordies.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=54780">50-centnordies.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Go shorty, it&#039;s your birthday. 50 Cent with his new SMS headphones at Nordstrom </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On Saturday August 2, rapper 50 Cent was in town to greet more than 500 people at the downtown Nordstrom flagship store for the debut of his new Studio Mastered Sound (SMS) headphones. He signed autographs and took photos with about 250 fans that snagged his new merch. As the crowd swelled in anticipation of his arrival--camera phones primed and ready--I had the incredible privilege of interviewing him to talk about his involvement with SMS Audio. Here are the highlights of our discussion:</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> JENNIFER RICHARD FOR TEAM PHOTOGENIC </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/rapper-50-cent-nordstrom">Rapper 50 Cent at Nordstrom</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/who-will-do-right-thing-central-district-plus-video-seattle-hip-hop-artist-draze">Who Will Do the Right Thing in the Central District? Plus a Video by Seattle Hip-Hop Artist Draze</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/bumbershoot-2014-lineup-announced">The Bumbershoot 2014 Lineup Announced</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/our-interview-rapper-50-cent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Fashion and Style Arts & Entertainment Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:27:23 +0000 lauren.mang 43352 at http://www.seattlemag.com Fall Drama: Our Picks from the Nordstrom Designer Preview http://www.seattlemag.com/article/fall-drama-our-picks-nordstrom-designer-preview <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> We present 11 gorgeous looks from the runway </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/fashion-and-style/vh-dries.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=27769">vh-dries.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Optic nerve: Dries Van Noten </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>As always, Nordstrom put on quite a show last Thursday, July 24 for their Designer Preview, in support of the Seattle Art Museum's upcoming exhibit <a href="http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/exhibitions/pop" target="_blank">Pop Departures</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Vivian Hsu for Team Photogenic </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/interview-designer-and-multi-tasking-mom-maria-cornejo">An Interview with Designer (and Multi Tasking Mom) Maria Cornejo</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/vogue-market-editor-cynthia-smith-s-top-3-trends-fall">Vogue Market Editor Cynthia Smith’s Top 3 Trends for Fall</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/jason-wu-lancome-nordstrom">Jason Wu for Lancome at Nordstrom</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/fall-drama-our-picks-nordstrom-designer-preview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion and Style Shopping Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:34:51 +0000 ali.brownrigg 43304 at http://www.seattlemag.com Graphic Designer Creating a Logo for Every One of Seattle's 400+ Parks http://www.seattlemag.com/article/graphic-designer-creating-logo-every-one-seattles-400-parks <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/august-2014">August 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/gifts/0814parkphotos.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=55516">0814parkphotos.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Wear your park pride on a T-shirt, tote bag, coffee mug or iPhone case </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>In 2012, then Seattle-based graphic designer Dave Battjes set a design challenge for himself to create a logo for every one of the more than 400 parks in the city of Seattle—at the ambitious rate of one a day. “Most of Seattle’s parks have interesting beginnings or rich histories tying them to the Olmsted brothers or trolley systems. Some even have early settler roots,” says Battjes, who has lived in Greenwood, Belltown and Capitol Hill.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/downtown-seattle-parks-can-private-company-save-them">Downtown Seattle Parks: Can a Private Company Save Them? </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/pianos-parks-plus-westlakes-colorful-tables-and-chairs">Pianos in the Parks, Plus Westlake&#039;s Colorful Tables and Chairs</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/6-seattle-finalists-wow-remodelista-and-gardenista-design-awards">6 Seattle Finalists Wow in the Remodelista and Gardenista Design Awards</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/graphic-designer-creating-logo-every-one-seattles-400-parks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gifts Local Designers Shopping Arts & Culture Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:37:16 +0000 lauren.mang 43299 at http://www.seattlemag.com Future File: Dolce Vita Warehouse Sale http://www.seattlemag.com/article/future-file-dolce-vita-warehouse-sale <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/capitol-hillfirst-hill">Capitol Hill/First Hill</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/local-designers/desmonde.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=21275">desmonde.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Desmonde by Dolce Vita </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A few years ago <a href="http://www.dolcevita.com/" target="_blank">Dolce Vita</a> threw a huge giveaway via <a href="https://www.facebook.com/shopdolcevita" target="_blank">Facebook</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;if I remember correctly, it gave away a thousand pairs of shoes or some insane number like that, proving that this locally-owned, but internationally loved shoe company is not afraid to go to great lengths to promote the brand.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Dolce Vita </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gallery/madison-park-mid-century-modern-homes-apt-update">A Madison Park Mid-Century Modern Home&#039;s Apt Update</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/grey-city-shoes">Grey City Shoes</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/future-file-dolce-vita-warehouse-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local Designers Fashion and Style Shopping Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:42:12 +0000 ali.brownrigg 43298 at http://www.seattlemag.com Endless Knot’s Storewide Sale http://www.seattlemag.com/article/endless-knot-s-storewide-sale <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/belltown">Belltown</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/local-designers/endlessknot.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=36929">endlessknot.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Summer&#039;s on sale at Endless Knot in Belltown </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Our favorite sleeper hit store, <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/endless-knot">Endless Knot</a> in Belltown, is having a huge sale starting Friday, July 31 and running through August 4—and the whole store is discounted. Save 10 to 60 percent off spring/summer clothing, jewelry and handbags, which means sweet deals on all your favorite boutique brands including Prairie Underground, Kersh, Big Buddha and Tulle.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Endless Knot </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/belltowns-hidden-boutique">Belltown&#039;s Hidden Boutique</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/crime-central-can-belltown-make-comeback">Crime Central: Can Belltown Make a Comeback?</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/ode-pioneer-square-shopping">An Ode to Pioneer Square Shopping</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/endless-knot-s-storewide-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local Designers Fashion and Style Shopping Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:35:39 +0000 ali.brownrigg 43291 at http://www.seattlemag.com Vogue Market Editor Cynthia Smith’s Top 3 Trends for Fall http://www.seattlemag.com/article/vogue-market-editor-cynthia-smith-s-top-3-trends-fall <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/fashion-and-style/valentino.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=21501">valentino.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bold pops from Valentino&#039;s fall 2014 collection </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The <a href="http://www.samsupporters.org/events" target="_blank">Nordstrom Designer Preview</a> is upon us (if you were able to score a ticket, you’re psyched, if not, check back next week for our play-by-play) and we sat down for a quick e-chat with <em>Vogue</em> market editor Cynthia Smith (who will be at the event tonight as the magazine’s representative) for her take on what makes a trend, her top three favorite ones for fall and why you might want to consider keeping your gray pieces in the closet this year.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Ali Brownrigg </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gallery/nordstrom-designer-preview">Nordstrom Designer Preview</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/pre-show-jitters-sneak-peek-tonights-nordstrom-designer-preview">Pre-Show Jitters: A Sneak Peek at Tonight&#039;s Nordstrom Designer Preview</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/nordstrom-partners-cfdavogue-fashion-fund-pop">Nordstrom Partners with CFDA/Vogue for Fashion Fund Pop-Up</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/vogue-market-editor-cynthia-smith-s-top-3-trends-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion and Style Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:31:26 +0000 ali.brownrigg 43268 at http://www.seattlemag.com Locally Made Bow Ties and Accessories For the Dapper Man http://www.seattlemag.com/article/locally-made-bow-ties-and-accessories-dapper-man <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/ali-brownrigg">Ali Brownrigg</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/august-2014">August 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/fashion-and-style/0814shopping.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=41427">0814shopping.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>“Bow ties really reflect an individual’s pride and attention to detail,” says Erin McCoy, owner of Hank’s Haberdashery, a snappy line of dapper bow ties ($40) and pocket squares ($20) available on Etsy. The Eastlake-based McCoy started Hank’s Haberdashery in 2012 as a way to indulge her creative side (she’s a women’s health researcher at the University of Washington by day) and to fill a gap she saw in the market for well-made men’s accessories using beautiful fabric.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> Matt Owens </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gallery/eco-friendly-home-decor-accessories">Eco-Friendly Home Decor Accessories</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/menswear-inspired-clothes-women">Menswear-Inspired Clothes for Women</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/artisanal-goods-madrona-mens-shop-hammer-and-awl">Artisanal Goods at Madrona Men&#039;s Shop Hammer and Awl</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/locally-made-bow-ties-and-accessories-dapper-man" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion and Style Shopping Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:49:44 +0000 lauren.mang 43000 at http://www.seattlemag.com