Fashion & Style Blog - SeattleMag.com http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/blogs/%252Flocal-producers/restaurants/local-producers/restaurants/local-producers/restaurants/local-producers/northwest-travel en What's New with Moorea Seal: Books, Jewelry and Home Goods http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/whats-new-moorea-seal-books-jewelry-and-home-goods <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> Kasee Bailey </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New books, home goods and jewelry from the Seattle-based jewelry designer and shop owner </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://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/local-designers/msphotobyjuliamanchik2015-1.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=42934">msphotobyjuliamanchik2015-1.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Designer, author and Belltown store owner Moorea Seal </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Moorea Seal remembers the times she used to eat spaghetti and cry. The local gal known for her insane amount of Pinterest followers (her current tally is more than 930,000), successful online store and eponymous brick-and-mortar location in Belltown, and her weekly journaling book <em>The 52 Lists</em> <em>Project</em> (released last year), reflects upon how her journey from then to now wasn't all sunshine and roses.</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> Julia Manchik </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="/online-retailer-moorea-seal-opens-belltown-shop">Online Retailer Moorea Seal Opens Belltown Shop</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/designer-watch-moorea-seal">Designer to Watch: Moorea Seal</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gallery/belltown-loft-gets-luxe-remodel">A Belltown Loft Gets a Luxe Remodel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/whats-new-moorea-seal-books-jewelry-and-home-goods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local Designers Fashion and Style Shopping Shopping Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:18:53 +0000 Kasee.bailey 47710 at http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Where to Find the Best Looks for Fall http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/where-find-best-looks-fall <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/jennifer-mccullum">Jennifer McCullum</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-2016">September 2016</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Grunge goes glam at The Paramount Theatre. The &#039;90s music scene returns to rock on for fall fashion </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://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/trends/0916fashionmain2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=64107">0916fashionmain2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dries Van Noten Gold Coat, $1,250, Barneys New York. Topshop Lace Trim Slip Dress, $60, Nordstrom. Mariella Pilato Earrings, $235, and cocktail ring, $420, Hitchcock </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>September marks 25 years since Nirvana’s second studio album <em>Nevermind </em>crashed onto the music scene, defining grunge and solidifying Seattle as ground zero for the moody rock movement.</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> Photographs by Ryan Mcvay; Art direction by Caroline Kelly; Styling by Lauren Schugar </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/where-find-best-looks-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trends Beauty Fashion and Style Shopping Shopping Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:28:53 +0000 lauren.mang 47702 at http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Local Fashion Start-Up Fuses Technology and Sportswear http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/local-fashion-start-fuses-technology-and-sportswear <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> Brigitte Long </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-2016">September 2016</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Form meets function in local fashion start-up Buki </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://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/local-designers/0916essbukiclothingrack.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=94339">0916essbukiclothingrack.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Racks of Buki brand’s new line </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>There's no shortage of tech innovation in Seattle, but one new “start-up” is cloaked as something different: a fashion collection. Inspired by modern Japanese design, Buki brand is a sportswear line for men and women in which architectural silhouettes are paired with leading-edge fiber technology.</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> Courtesy of Buki </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/fresh-new-space-and-fresh-new-line-seattle-clothing-store-butch-blum">A Fresh New Space and a Fresh New Line for Seattle Clothing Store Butch Blum</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/designer-rachel-roy-unveils-new-collections-downtown-nordstrom">Designer Rachel Roy Unveils New Collections at Downtown Nordstrom</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/menswear-inspired-clothes-women">Menswear-Inspired Clothes for Women</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/local-fashion-start-fuses-technology-and-sportswear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local Designers Fashion and Style Shopping startup Tue, 02 Aug 2016 20:02:10 +0000 sabrina.nelson 47603 at http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Mercer Island Woman Offers a Stylish Answer to the Uncomfortable Glasses Problem http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/mercer-island-woman-offers-stylish-answer-uncomfortable-glasses-problem <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> Eva Seelye </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-2016">September 2016</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A local woman’s design ensures your glasses are at hand </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://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/local-designers/0916esswristreaders.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=91832">0916esswristreaders.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> WristReaders double as glasses and fashion item </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>If you’re always misplacing your reading glasses, perhaps it’s a subconscious habit, because, let’s face it, those neck chains aren’t the most attractive accessories. That’s why Mercer Island resident Michele Smith decided to design a more stylish alternative. Off the Cuff Optics’ WristReaders <em>($49.99, a portion of the price benefits Guide Dogs for the Blind;<a href="http://www.wrist-readers.com" target="_blank"> wrist-readers.com</a><a href="wrist-readers.com" target="_blank">)</a></em> are soft, flexible reading glasses that can be worn as a bracelet.</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> Off The Cuff Optics </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/glasses-pop-1">Glasses that Pop</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/6-books-local-authors-your-summer-reading-list">6 Books from Local Authors for your Summer Reading List</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/new-shop-see-eyewear">New Shop: See Eyewear</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/mercer-island-woman-offers-stylish-answer-uncomfortable-glasses-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local Designers Fashion and Style Goods Shopping Tue, 02 Aug 2016 19:50:32 +0000 sabrina.nelson 47601 at http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com West Elm Teams Up with Seattle Blogger for Local Pop-Up Event http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/west-elm-teams-seattle-blogger-local-pop-event <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> Kasee Bailey </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Coco Kelley owner curates group of local makers to be featured at West Elm event </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://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/local-designers/west-elm-local-pop-2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=93651">west-elm-local-pop-2.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 similar LOCAL pop-up West Elm hosted in Los Angeles this year. The company puts on 20 pop-up events each year. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Increasingly, companies are recognizing the power and utility of social media influencers on their businesses, especially in highlighting local talent.</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://jeffmindellphotography.com/" 0="a:0:{}" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Jeff Mindell Photography</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="/west-elm-local-launch-party">West Elm Local Launch Party</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/new-middle-eastern-food-pop-hitchcock-restaurant-atlantic">New Middle Eastern food pop up at Hitchcock Restaurant, The Atlantic </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/local-designers-pop-clementine-shoes">Local Designers Pop Up at Clementine Shoes</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/west-elm-teams-seattle-blogger-local-pop-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local Designers Fashion and Style Shopping Shopping Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:39:37 +0000 Kasee.bailey 47568 at http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Nordstrom to Unveil its Renovated Downtown Seattle Flagship Store http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/nordstrom-unveil-its-renovated-downtown-seattle-flagship-store <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/august-2016">August 2016</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The local retailer sheds new light on its process of reinventing the 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://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/architecture-building/0816nordstrom.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=57414">0816nordstrom.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Founded in 1901 as a simple shoe shop in downtown Seattle, Nordstrom’s flagship store debuts its new look in August, the result of a two year long renovation </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Last February, as Nordstrom’s downtown Seattle flagship was in the thick of a significant renovation, which had begun in spring 2014, there was a moment when you could stand in the center of the store with one foot in the old design and one in the new. To the right: 12-by-12-inch beige marble tile floors, little natural light and office-like ceiling tiles. To the left: a seamless, light-colored terrazzo floor, ample natural light from newly exposed windows that had been shuttered for decades and smooth, white plasterboard ceilings.<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> All photos by Lara Swimmer </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/nordstrom-unveil-its-renovated-downtown-seattle-flagship-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Architecture & Building Trends Fashion and Style Shopping Home and Garden Shopping Nordstrom retail Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:10:33 +0000 lauren.mang 47536 at http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Melissa McCarthy Visits Nordstrom Seattle to Showcase Designer Line http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/melissa-mccarthy-visits-nordstrom-seattle-showcase-designer-line <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> Kasee Bailey </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Star&#039;s line, Melissa McCarthy Seven7, aimed at bringing back feminine styles </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://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/fashion-and-style/578972330.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=50007">578972330.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Actress Melissa McCarthy visited the downtown Nordstorm store on Friday to promote her new clothing line. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Her work is now not only on screen, but also on the racks at Nordstrom (and <a href="https://melissamccarthy.com/retailers" target="_blank">other retailers</a>).</p> <p>Movie and TV star&nbsp;Melissa McCarthy (<em>Ghostbusters,&nbsp;</em><em>Gilmore Girls</em>)&nbsp;visited the downtown Nordstrom store Friday, promoting her women's clothing line <a href="https://melissamccarthy.com/" target="_blank">Melissa McCarthy Seven7</a> during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.</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> Paul Conrad, Getty </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="/designer-rachel-roy-unveils-new-collections-downtown-nordstrom">Designer Rachel Roy Unveils New Collections at Downtown Nordstrom</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/lifestyle/shopping-and-style/fashion-style-inside-liberte-s-spa-big-sale-velouria-and-scoop-nordstro">Fashion + Style: Inside Liberte’s spa, a big sale at Velouria, and the scoop on Nordstrom’s loyalty program</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/melissa-mccarthy-visits-nordstrom-seattle-showcase-designer-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion and Style Shopping Shopping Melissa McCarthy Nordstrom Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:07:22 +0000 Kasee.bailey 47525 at http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com 10 Tips for Regaining Sanity in Your Closets and Cabinets http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/10-tips-regaining-sanity-your-closets-and-cabinets <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> Laura Gaskill, Houzz </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Get a grip with organizing strategies and suitable containers—after you pare down, of course </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://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/bedrooms/closets.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=81822">closets.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><span style="font-size: x-small;"><em>This article originally appeared on<a href="http://www.houzz.com" target="_blank"> Houzz.com</a>.</em></span><br><br>Wardrobe looking more like a “<a href="http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/57611884/list/9-ways-to-avoid-a-floordrobe-in-your-bedroom" target="_blank">floordrobe</a>”? Pantry so packed you can’t find a thing? Regain a sense of calm and order in your closets, from bedroom to basement, with these 10 tips for sorting your stuff.</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://www.houzz.com/photos/57036495/Houzzbesuch-Eine-helle-Dachgeschosswohnung-im-Herzen-vom-Hamburg-Eimsbuettel-scandinavian-other-metro" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Maischa Souaga Photography, original photo on Houzz</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/10-tips-regaining-sanity-your-closets-and-cabinets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bedrooms Fashion and Style Interiors Shopping Home and Garden Home and Garden Shopping closets Clothing decorating Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:38:09 +0000 lauren.mang 47515 at http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Neiman Marcus' Ken Downing on Style Influences and Must-See Spots http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/neiman-marcus-ken-downing-style-influences-and-must-see-spots <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/jennifer-mccullum">Jennifer McCullum</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-2016">August 2016</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ken Downing: from Seattle roots to fashion&#039;s front row </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://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/local-designers/essentialsstylekendowning.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=33049">essentialsstylekendowning.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Neiman Marcus’ Ken Downing styles a look at the store’s Bellevue location during its Trend Report shopping event this past spring </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong>SCHOOL TIES:</strong> Ken Downing, senior vice president and fashion director of Neiman Marcus, admits that, while growing up in Seward Park, Seattle seemed like the last place from which to launch his career. “I felt like I was in the furthest most corner of nowhere,” he says. Now, celebrating 25 years as the face of one of the country’s top luxury department stores, Downing credits enrolling in the apparel design program at Seattle Central Community College for his sartorial start.</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> Annie B/STILLS </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="/ken-downing-s-gift-collection-neiman-marcus">Ken Downing’s Gift Collection for Neiman Marcus</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/fashion-style-friday-late-summer-sales-local-twist-fashion-night-out-neiman-marcus">Fashion + Style Friday: Late summer sales + a local twist on Fashion Night Out at Neiman Marcus</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://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/neiman-marcus-ken-downing-style-influences-and-must-see-spots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local Designers Fashion and Style Inside Seattle Shopping Fashion Stylem Wed, 06 Jul 2016 18:50:00 +0000 carley.schmidt 47435 at http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Gary Manuel Salon to Open New Location in Pioneer Square http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/gary-manuel-salon-open-new-location-pioneer-square <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/jennifer-mccullum">Jennifer McCullum</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-2016">August 2016</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Historic Seattle neighborhood gains new styling outpost </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://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/beauty/essentialsbeautygarymanuel.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=97081">essentialsbeautygarymanuel.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 open design of the new Gary Manuel salon in Pioneer Square </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>After 23 years of taming tresses on the corner of Blanchard and First in Belltown, <a href="http://www.garymanuel.com/" target="_blank">Gary Manuel Salon</a> opens in August in its new location in Pioneer Square. Taking over the 4,378-square-foot, three-story space that formerly housed the Ibiza Dinner Club, the salon is the latest lifestyle outpost to open in the historic neighborhood, joining boutique shops such as E. Smith Mercantile and Velouria, upscale eateries from Matt Dillon and a newly revamped Smith Tower.</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> Courtesy of Gary Manuel Salon </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="/gary-manuel-opens-south-lake-union">Gary Manuel Opens in South Lake Union</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/gallery/hairstyles-european-masters">Hairstyles of the European Masters</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/center-architecture-design-moving-pioneer-square">Center for Architecture &amp; Design Moving to Pioneer Square</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/gary-manuel-salon-open-new-location-pioneer-square" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beauty Fashion and Style Inside Seattle Shopping salons in Seattle Seattle hair Wed, 06 Jul 2016 18:30:20 +0000 carley.schmidt 47434 at http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Tonight: Magic Hour Market at The Little London Plane http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/tonight-magic-hour-market-little-london-plane <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> Kasee Bailey </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="/pioneer-square">Pioneer Square</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Artisans and makers join for evening market celebrating summer nights in the PNW </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://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/magic-hour-3.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=42030">magic-hour-3.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pearl Moons and Lunar Idols, custom made for Magic Hour by Ria Leigh </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Danny Zuko isn't the only one praising the likes of a summer night. (<a href="http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0006427/" target="_blank"><em>Grease</em></a>, anyone?)</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="https://www.facebook.com/events/1684184095176890/?active_tab=posts" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Magic Hour Facebook</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="/article/experimentations-shape-joan-wortis-handmade-textiles">Experimentations in Shape: Joan Wortis&#039; Handmade Textiles </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/lifestyle/shopping-and-style/new-tiffany-colors-creative-studio-debuts-pioneer-square-art-walk-tonig"> New Tiffany Colors Creative Studio Debuts at the Pioneer Square Art Walk Tonight</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/bellevue-art-gallery-opening-second-location-pioneer-square">Bellevue Art Gallery Opening Second Location, in Pioneer Square</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/tonight-magic-hour-market-little-london-plane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local Designers Goods Outdoors Shopping Arts and Culture Shopping Wed, 22 Jun 2016 19:47:38 +0000 Kasee.bailey 47346 at http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Instagram Inspiration: Summer Style http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/instagram-inspiration-summer-style <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> Kasee Bailey </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A new season means new threads </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://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/fashion-and-style/style-collage-2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=77700">style-collage-2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Instagram Inspiration is a column on Seattlemag.com that explores our favorite Instagram themes each week </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Well, it's official: As of June 20, summer has arrived.</p> <p>In addition to updating your internal calendar (longer days) and spending more time outdoors, the heralding of summer means that you're ready to hibernate those winter threads gathering dust in the closet and take your summer looks out for a romp.&nbsp;'Tis the season for sandals, sunglasses and sunshine.</p> <p>Take a few fashion pointers from these Seattle Instagrammers (and style bloggers) and make the streets your summer runway.</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/instagram-inspiration-doughy-desserts">Instagram Inspiration: Doughy Desserts</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/instagram-inspiration-surreal-sunsets">Instagram Inspiration: Surreal Sunsets</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/instagram-inspiration-farmers-market-finds">Instagram Inspiration: Farmers Market Finds</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/instagram-inspiration-summer-style" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion and Style Shopping Shopping Instagram Inspiration Mon, 20 Jun 2016 19:21:24 +0000 Kasee.bailey 47324 at http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Where Seattle Creatives Find Inspiration http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/where-seattle-creatives-find-inspiration <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/jennifer-mccullum">Jennifer McCullum</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/july-2016">July 2016</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Six of Seattle&#039;s influential artists and innovators tell us where they go to seek inspiration </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://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/seattleites/0716creativeskim.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=66617">0716creativeskim.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Olivia Kim, vice president of creative projects for Nordstrom and curator of the monthly Pop-In@Nordstrom pop-up shops and in-store boutique Space </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Seattle’s community of artists and innovators inspire us through the projects they design, the art they create and the food they cook. We asked six of the city’s influential creators to answer this question: “Where do you go to seek the inspiration to do what you do?” The answers might surprise you...</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> Photographs by John Vicory </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/where-seattle-creatives-find-inspiration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seattleites Fashion and Style Home and Garden Arts & Culture Arts and Culture Home and Garden Shopping creative Local artists Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:52:43 +0000 lauren.mang 47322 at http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com 10 Father's Day Gift Ideas Under $50 http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/10-fathers-day-gift-ideas-under-50 <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> Stephanie Huling, Porch </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A budget-friendly gift guide for presents that won&#039;t break the bank </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://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/gifts/bowtiesmaller.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=43289">bowtiesmaller.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><span style="font-size: x-small;"><em>This article originally appeared on <a href="http://www.porch.com" target="_blank">Porch.com</a>.</em></span></p> <p>Do you want to let your dad know how much he means to you without breaking the bank? From DIY projects to budget-friendly buys, these gift ideas are guaranteed to make&nbsp;your dad smile this Father’s Day!</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="https://www.brit.co/diy-bow-tie/" 0="a:0:{}" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Brit + Co.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/10-fathers-day-gift-ideas-under-50" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gifts Fashion and Style Shopping Shopping Father's Day Thu, 16 Jun 2016 17:59:39 +0000 lauren.mang 47315 at http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com Tommy Bahama Helps Bring Island Vibes to the Home http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/tommy-bahama-helps-bring-island-vibes-home <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> Marianne Hale </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-issue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/issue/july-2016">July 2016</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tommy Bahama has partnered with Lunada Bay to create tiles with vacation vibes </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://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/local-designers/0716opener.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=84199">0716opener.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Locally headquartered island-lifestyle brand Tommy Bahama partnered with California-based Lunada Bay Tile to collaborate on a tile collection with vacation vibes that bring the exotic to the abode. Think seaside blues inspired by the turquoise waters of Raja Ampat (pictured), a remote archipelago in Indonesia. Or beiges and browns that recall the soft-rock palette of Cappadocia, a semiarid, rocky region in Turkey.</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> Lunada Bay Tile </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/high-style-tiles-ann-sacks">High-Style Tiles from Ann Sacks</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/preppy-and-proud-tommy-bahamas-bradley-obrien">Preppy and Proud: Tommy Bahama&#039;s Bradley O&#039;Brien</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com/article/tommy-bahama-helps-bring-island-vibes-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local Designers Home Decor & Shops Interiors Shopping Home and Garden Shopping Tue, 14 Jun 2016 16:21:34 +0000 Kasee.bailey 47294 at http://belloago.com.239elwb01.blackmesh.com