Aug 28, 2013

Don't miss the Horseshoe Stockroom Sale

Ballard's Horseshoe boutique is cleaning house and hosting a special stockroom sale on Thursday, Sept. 12th, 2013 from 4-8pm. Shop last season's collections at bargain prices you won't find anywhere else. To control the crowds, only 25 people will be allowed in the store at a time, some get there early for the best selection. Cash only. No fitting rooms. 

Horseshoe Stockroom Sale

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013

5404 22nd Ave. Seattle, WA 98107


Aug 27, 2013

Neiman Marcus fall fashion event: The Art of Fashion

Neiman Marcus will be hosting 'The Art of Fashion' on Thursday, September 12th from 6-9pm. The event will feature a fall fashion show, beauty make-overs, a chance to order your own pair of Manolo Blahnik Made-to-Order shoes, photo opps at the fashion Photobooth, Happy Hour drinks and food specials at Mariposa, plus a chance to win a designer handbag! 

What: The Art of Fashion 

When: Thursday, September 12, 2013

Where: Neiman Marcus - The Bravern - 11111 N.E. 8th St. Bellevue, WA 98004 

RSVP: Via email to

Craft & Culture hosts one-day only showroom featuring indie designers

If you're been looking for a way to discover the Seattle style scene don't miss Craft & Culture's one-day-only showroom at OBJECT Gallery on September 8th. Craft & Culture has been introducing indie designers to a curated audience of like-minded people since 2011 and is dedicated to providing a platform for designers to be discovered. Be the first to see new pieces from the Fall 2013 collections of over 40+ labels including Logan Neitzel, Blackbird, MORPH knitwear, BZR, Wyatt Orr, Rachel Ravitch, Meghann Sommer and more. "We are so excited to finally bring a physical shopping experience to Seattle in collaboration with the emerging designers we work with," says Hana Ryan, Business Director at Craft & Culture, "We can't wait to show the new collections and have the pieces on hand so that people can feel the knits, try on jewelry and explore what's happening on a global level with the rise of small brands making waves!" 

What: Craft & Culture One-Day Showroom and Sale

When: Sunday, September 8, 2013

Where: OBJECT Gallery 2316 2nd Ave. Seattle, WA 98121

Time: 10am-9pm

More info: 

Downtown Seattle Rocks the Runway

The 2nd annual Downtown Seattle Rocks the Runway will kick off on Wednesday, September 18th with a special fall fashion show featuring Nordstrom, Macy's, Barneys New York, Club Monaco, MOMO, sandylew, Mario's, emilie SLOAN and more. The event will benefit Junior League of Seattle and serve as the official kick off of 5-days of Downtown Seattle shopping, dining and savings. Seattle Met Fashion Editor Laura Cassidy will emcee the event and guests will enjoy up-close views of fall's best fashion and accessories. Over 40 looks will go down the runway giving guests plenty of fall fashion inspiration. Runway show sponsors include The Downtown Seattle Association's Metropolitan Improvement District, Northwest Cadillac Dealers, Roche Bobois, STAR 101.5, O Wines, Peroni and Gary Manuel.

What: Downtown Seattle Rocks the Runway

When: September 18, 2013

Where: Pacific Place 600 Pine St. Seattle, WA

Time: 6pm Roche Bobois VIP Lounge opens - 7:30pm Fashion Show Begins

Tickets: $75-125 via EventBrite 

Hashtag: #RunwaySEA

Aug 26, 2013

Enter to win a fall fashion weekend in Bellevue

Don't miss your chance to win an exclusive fashion weekend in Bellevue as part of the "Fashion on the Street" contest sponsored by Visit Bellevue Washington. One lucky winner will receive a series of stylish prizes during Bellevue Fashion Week including passes to Front Row Fashion presented by Vogue, two front row seats to The Fashion Forecast with Lawrence Zarian and Cara Crowley, an invite to the Bellevue Fashion Week All-Access Afterparty including a swag bag and clutch complete with a $50 gift certificate courtesy of The Bellevue Collection, plus a chance to escape the fashion frenzy with a complimentary overnight stay at The Hyatt Regency Bellevue. 

To enter just follow @VisitBellevueWA on Instagram and snap a shot of fashion on the street using the hashtag #MyFallFashion. Pictures can be outfit shots, close-ups of accessories, shoes, make-up, or anything else you deem worthy of a fall fashion shout-out. Enter as many times as you like! The winner will be announced September 19th. Go to Visit Bellevue for full contest details. Good luck!

    Aug 21, 2013

    Save the Date: The Goodwill Glitter Gala is coming soon!

    The Goodwill Glitter Gala is coming soon! 

    Tickets are on sale now for the annual Goodwill Glitter Gala taking on Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 at the Sheraton in Seattle. The evening will include dinner, a silent auction, an event raffle, and the much-anticipated Glitter Gala Fashion Show. The fashion show is created from items donated to Goodwill. All looks seen on the runway can be purchased at the Goodwill Glitter Sale taking place November 9-10th. Earlier this spring Goodwill collaborated with fashion students from the The Art Institute of Seattle to host a design competition themed "Through the Woods". Top designs from the competition will also be featured on the runway at the event.

    WHEN:  Saturday, November 2, 2013, 6:00 pm

    WHERE:  Sheraton Seattle Hotel Grand Ballroom

    WHY: Proceeds from the event support Goodwill's job training computer classes which are offered at ten locations from Bellingham to Burien. Last year alone the program served more than 8,000 students. 

    TICKETS:  $175-350 available at

    DRESS CODE: Cocktail attire. Glitter is strongly encouraged. 

    Check out the new 'Let it Go' video below by Seattle Goodwill featuring appearances by Darcy Camden and Jess Estrada. A hilarious 'Sh*t people say" spoof of what people say when they donate to Goodwill. You're going to crack up. You can thank me later!

    Readers' Choice Poll: Seamless in Seattle 2013

    Don't miss your chance to vote for your favorite designer!

    In lieu of a formal runway show, this year's participants of Seattle magazine's Seamless in Seattle design competition will showcase their work tonight at the W Seattle to kick of the hotel's brand-new Wear Wednesdays fashion series. In it's sixth year, Seamless in Seattle continues to support the independent fashion design community by providing support and creating community awareness of emerging talent. This year's contest was open to student designers, emerging designers, established designers and new this year- accessory designers. The winner will receive a $2,000 cash prize, two Brother sewing machines, and a feature in a future issue of Seattle magazine. Take a peek at this year's contestants and vote for your favorite in the Readers' Choice Poll. (Scroll all the way down the page to cast your vote. Voting ends September 8th, 2013). To see meet the designers and see the lines in person check out Wear Wednesdays tonight at the W Seattle from 5-7pm. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided by TRACE. 

    Photo above: A look from the Anna Conn line CLOAK

    Aug 13, 2013

    Strong Women Strong World Fashion Show Fundraiser

    Join the city's best boutiques as they help raise money in support of World Vision's Strong Women, Strong World campaign, dedicated to empowering, protecting, nurturing and educating women around the globe. The event will take place at Fred Wildlife Refuge on Thursday, September 12th, 2013 and will include a runway fashion show featuring The Finerie, Kris & Kate, Vian Hunter House of Fashion, Hub and Bespoke, Velouria and The Clothing Company with additional designers and retailers to be announced soon. A fundraising goal of $10,000 has been set by event organizer Clarissa Holmes and donations can be made directly to the show's Go Fund Me page. This powerful event aims to support sustainable change for women around the world. Help make this event a success! Spread the word, do your part to increase awareness in your social circles of the Strong Women, Strong World campaign and take part in this inspirational community event by purchasing your ticket today! Event sponsors include Cafe Vita, The Stranger, Gossip & Glamour, and Business Among Moms. The event will also feature donation bins to support the YWCA's Dress for Success program.

    What: Strong Women, Strong World Fashion Show Fundraiser

    When: Thursday, September 12, 2013

    Where: Fred Wildlife Refuge 127 Boylston Ave. E. Seattle, WA 98102

    Time: Doors open at 6pm for VIP's/Media and 7pm for general admission

    Tickets: $30-50 Available via EventBrite

    Sympli Trunk Show at Karan Dannenberg Clothier

    Karan Dannenberg Clothier is hosting it's first fall trunk show of the season featuring one of the store's favorite Canadian lines, Sympli. The event will take place on Saturday, August 24th from 11am-5pm and feature a first-look at new arrivals, a drawing for one of the items from the fall collection, a special gift with purchase, and 20% off Rock Star Jewelry to complete the look. Spend $100 or more and get entered to win a $100 gift certificate to spend on anything in the store!

    What: Sympli Trunk Show

    When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013

    Where: Karan Dannenberg Clothier 2232 First Ave. Seattle, WA 98121

    Time: 11am-5pm

    Get event updates on Facebook via the Karan Dannenberg Clothier Facebook Fan page!

    Aug 12, 2013

    W Seattle announces Wear Wednesdays

    The W Seattle recently announced Wear Wednesdays, a new fashion series that will feature the top designers and retailers in the city. The series will take place in the W Seattle living room located adjacent to the lobby and will include exclusive trunk shows, previews of new collections, meet and greet opportunities with the designers, and refreshments from Trace. Featured designers and retailers include the winners of the Seattle magazine Seamless in Seattle contest (Aug. 21st), Mario's (various dates), emerging designer Paychi Guh (Oct. 9th) and Carole McClellan (Nov. 13th). For a full list of Wear Wednesdays events visit

    What: Wear Wednesdays at the W

    When: Select Wednesdays (See the W Seattle event calendar)

    Where: W Seattle 1112 Fourth Ave. Seattle, WA 98101

    Time: 5-7pm

    Follow the fashion conversation on Twitter @Wseattle using hashtag #WearWednesdays.