Local Designers

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...
January 13, 2012 7:41 PM
Couture designer and recent Bay Area transplant Marta Kappl has enjoyed her share of success in the fashion world, tallying up clients such...
October 4, 2011 10:13 PM
Our favorite looks from the 3rd annual Front Row Fashion Show presented by Vogue magazine.
September 16, 2011 4:22 PM
Schooled by Vivienne Westwood designers at American InterContinential University in London (trivia interlude: One of her fellow students...
August 23, 2011 8:58 PM
Sometimes I am my own worst enemy: Back in March when I first suggested to Editorial Director Rachel Hart that we feature only local...
August 16, 2011 11:35 PM
Bellevue is about to have a new couture queen: Famed Eastside bridal and evening wear designer Madina Vadache has returned home after...
August 9, 2011 9:28 PM
Each year, Seattle magazine combs the city for emerging designers hungry to change the local fashion landscape. In this year’s fourth...
August 9, 2011 9:06 PM
Jean Bhang-Glover (pictured above)8telier Say you knew her when: Seattle native Jean Bhang-Glover returns home to call the shots for a...
July 27, 2011 7:26 PM
This year, we upped the ante: The 12 Seamless in Seattle finalists debuted on the runway at our first-ever fashion show last June. In an...