The haps around town dedicated to moms and the kids who shop for them—plus a luxe gift idea or two.
Lamb’s Ear in Fremont is offering 20 percent off selected styles of the shop’s super-cool, indie jewelry lines, including Arielle de Pinto and Wwake. Through Sunday at midnight.
Capers in West Seattle is hosting an impromptu Potluck Paris trunk show on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Expect everyday statement jewelry made from recycled metal in interested designs and shapes. And mimosas.
Smart outerwear designer, Elizabeth Roberts is co-hosting a spring fashion event with Mercer and Mandy Moon Vintage on Tuesday, May 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Sorella Salon & Spa in the Issaquah Highlands.
Five cute downtown Edmonds shops, Zinc Art + Interiors, Walnut Street Coffee, Rogue Boutique, The Refinery Salon, and Saetia are opening their doors a little wider to mom’s of all varieties on Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Snatch up one of the last reservations available for the premiere of Blanca, designer Cameron Levin’s new summer collection, exclusively at Butch Blum, on Sunday, May 4 from noon to 5 p.m.
Enjoy margaritas, access to special pieces from both Blanca and Levin’s last line, Ruby, and styling tips from the women herself.
Email email@example.com to snag your spot.
Local gal Moorea Seal, she of the keen eye and 869,129 Pinterest followers, has conquered philanthropic online shopping and set her sights on brick and mortar with the launch of a new store in Belltown.
After nearly 40 years at Fifth Avenue and Union Street, beloved Seattle clothing store Butch Blum moved shop in March to a gleaming new space at the base of the Two Union Square building. In addition to this new retail lease on life, Butch Blum and his wife, CEO Kay Smith-Blum, brought in Cameron Levin (lovecameron.com) as designer-in-residence, stylist and e-commerce curator.
New men’s sportswear start-up Sodo Apparel’s sleek, simple and functional line of workout wear for men is made with high-tech fabrics that breathe well, allow adequate range of motion and wick moisture away from the body. Manufactured in Spokane, each piece is incubated and tested by volunteers, who put the clothing through their workout paces before hitting the retail racks.
2014 is a landmark year for renowned designer Diane von Furstenberg: Her iconic wrap dress turned 40, and on May 1, she opens her 95th store, in Bellevue Square near Center Court. “The Seattle area is so gorgeous,” says von Furstenberg. “It is blessed with the most beautiful nature and filled with so much creativity and innovation. I am thrilled to be opening my first shop in the Northwest!” The 2,302-square-foot store features a white, gallery-like interior punctuated with the graphic patterns that DVF is known for.
Join the team at Essenza in Fremont for their annual Mother's Day Jamie Joseph extravaganza trunk show on Saturday, April 26 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
If you're a fan of Jamie Joseph's gorgeous hand-faceted and distinctive rings you really haven't lived until you've seen hundreds of them sparkling back at you from their trays. It's really something to behold and makes the already daunting task of picking your favorite even more challenging.
Join the crew at Momo, the International District/Chinatown’s chicest shop, for a spring trunk show and happy hour on Wednesday, April 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. when they welcome Lu, a clothing line by Jenny Fort and Pearlesque, a collection of diaphanous layering pieces from West Seattle’s Margaret Chodos-Irvine.
We love the rain slickers designed and made in the US by husband and wife team Brittany and Scott Freeman for Freeman Seattle. But up until this moment, with the release of their women’s style, they were only available for guys.
West Seattle’s Alaska Junction is playing host to a popular shopping day on Saturday, April 19 where participating vendors are offering sales tax-free shopping, along with other deals and discounts, to entice shoppers across the bridge.
Concurrently, Clementine Shoes is hosting a trunk show of Gnipoos, a line of chic, locally made leather handbags.
Born on the isle of Minorca off the coast of Spain, avarca-style sandals—with the distinctive rubber tire tread soles, greased leather uppers and heel straps, and a suede lining—are a popular choice of footwear in the Mediterranean as much for their simple construction as for their durable style.
Re-soul is a boutique staple on Ballard Ave., and has provided hip, modern shoes and the other lifestyle trappings to go with for 12 years. Saturday, April 12 marks the launch of their very own, eponymously named, Italian-made shoe line. “I began to notice that some of the products that I knew my customers would love weren’t available from the brands we were currently selling. That’s when I sensed an opportunity for us to seek out and produce our own collection of women’s shoes,” says designer Maggie Burns.