Local Designers

September 25, 2012 10:13 PM
The big news in local fashion right now is Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection. From September 26 through 30, downtown Bellevue, with...
September 21, 2012 8:27 PM
Tina Witherspoon didn’t intend to become a clothing designer; she just wanted to organize her closet. Looking for a creative outlet back in...
September 11, 2012 7:58 PM
Seattle magazine's 2nd annual Seamless in Seattle fashion show was proof that Seattle has style! The five Seamless in Seattle award-winning...
August 23, 2012 5:39 PM
During her years working alongside designer Luly Yang, Lina Zeineddine, then 19, kept a personal sketchbook, doodling design ideas during...
August 23, 2012 5:33 PM
Michael Cepress wears many artistic hats: The Capitol Hill-based, 30-something designer is well-known for his dapper and tailored men’s...
August 23, 2012 5:20 PM
Tangletown-based jewelry artist Moorea Seal first viewed art on a grand scale as an artist’s assistant to Seattle sculptor John Grade,...
July 17, 2012 12:32 AM
When entering designer Tininha Silva’s Madrona studio, one wall demands attention: On it hangs a massive acrylic painting by her husband,...
June 19, 2012 11:25 PM
Designer Corban Harper isn’t just on a roll, he is steamrolling: Since graduating from the International Academy of Design and Technology...
June 19, 2012 7:55 PM
The judges' votes have been tallied; the contestants have been given the word; now, see if your favorite designer made the cut.  The...
May 23, 2012 12:34 AM
For two seattle designers, a brush with reality TV was surreal: design god John Varvatos draping fabric and Jessica Simpson poring over...
April 19, 2012 12:09 AM
Lynnwood-based designer Andrea Voss’ muse list reads as follows: Coco Chanel, early-’90s rockers like Axel Rose and the costumers of Star...
April 6, 2012 12:01 AM
In 2000, then graphic designer Luly Yang entered a fashion show on a whim, crafting an exquisite butterfly dress entirely out of paper. The...
April 3, 2012 10:26 PM
It is time to come to grips with the inevitable: saying goodbye to that ratty “Frankie Says Relax” T-shirt you wear when running errands...
February 17, 2012 11:17 PM
Forget Photoshop: If you can’t be there for family photos at the reunion this summer, send a head-size pillow with your face on it instead...
February 17, 2012 10:30 PM
Go giddy piling on Ballard-based crafter (and former Seattle mag publisher) Melissa Vail Coffman’s “badminton bracelets,” a cheeky take on...