Oct 30, 2010

Kirribilla Trunk Show @ Canopy Blue

If you're on the hunt for the perfect holiday party dress join the stylish crew at Canopy Blue for a Kirribilla Dress Collection trunk show Nov. 3rd and 4th! Sip Kir Royales, nibble on tea sandwiches and try on gorgeous dresses. Launched in 2007 by a trio of childhood friends, Kirribilla was created to make every girl feel like the prettiest one in the room. Each collection is inspired by one of the many destinations the girls have visited over the years - from the eye-catching glamour of the south of France to the natural beauty of Hawaii and more.

What: Kirribilla Dress Trunk Show

Where: Canopy Blue- 3121 E. Madison St. Suite 103- Seattle, WA 98112

When: Wednesday, November 3rd and Thursday, November 4th from 3:00pm to 8:00pm

Event Special: Receive a 10% discount on any Kirribilla purchase

Beauty Must: MAC Holiday Brush Set

I love the holidays for many reasons but mostly because I love all the great gift sets that all my favorite cosmetic companies debut. My current obsession is the MAC Holiday Brush Set "Sweep Me Off My Feet" which comes with 5 essential brushes: a face powder/blush brush, a contour brush, a foundation brush, an eyeliner brush, and an eyeshadow brush. I can't decide what I like more- the gold hardware on the brushes or the fact that the set comes in an amazing plaid bag with a detachable patent leather strap so it can be worn across the body as a purse. The set is only $49.50 which is pretty insane considering that if you bought these brushes separately (and without the sweet bag) you would be spending over $140+.

Don't forget the M.A.C. brush cleanser. This product can help you lengthen the lifetime of your brushes, plus regular cleansing of your brushes will help keep skin clear and blemish-free! (That's a major bonus in my beauty book!)

Oct 29, 2010


Clutch, Seattle's only handbag boutique is hosting STYLISH IN SEATTLE, a fall trend event in partnership with Little Black Dress Events on Thursday, Nov. 4th from 5-8pm. Stylist Tannya Bernadette will be on hand to offer fall handbag advice, Report Footwear will be showing their fall & holiday trends, Caruh Salon & Spa will be doing mini treatments, and NY Cupcakes will sweet treats and prosecco. There will also be giveaways all night!

1212 Fourth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98101

The World's Most Comfortable Pump

Comfort is a huge factor for many of the clients I style so in order to compromise comfort in the name of fashion I constantly recommend Kenneth Cole New York '925 Pumps. They are stylish and so comfortable you'll forget you're wearing a high heel. (Seriously!) 925 technology combines Poron® memory foam with flax-seed cushioning for essential comfort that lasts all day. The heel is just a little over 3'' making this heel practical and chic.

Oct 28, 2010

Seattle: AllSaints is Coming!

While shopping in London I couldn't help but notice the overwhelming number of AllSaints stores sprinkled throughout the city. There was even a pop-shop inside Selfridges dedicated to the brand. So needless to say I was ecstatic when I learned that Seattle would be getting our very own! Earlier this week the windows on the 12,000 square foot store located at 5th & Pine revealed the AllSaints signature sewing machines and the excitement immediately set in. AllSaints is a London-based clothing store chain that will sell apparel & accessories for men, women and children. There's also a great vintage section on the website worth browsing if you're looking for something unique- or you can cut to the chase all together and peruse the fabulous shoe section instead.

1511 5th Ave & Pine
Seattle, WA 98101

Feeling social? "Like" AllSaints on Facebook by clicking here or check out the latest news on Twitter instead. You can also download an iphone app to shop the latest styles on-the-go.

Must Have Fashion App: myPANTONE

My hip friend Vivian recently turned me on to a stylish new iphone app I can't live without! myPANTONE for the iPhone and iPod lets you take a picture of anything and instantly matches the colors in the picture to the PANTONE® color libraries. From there you can build color palettes and share them with colleagues and clients. This is a great app to use while trend shopping so that you can quickly and easily reference colors when you get back to the office.

Oct 27, 2010

Brunello Cucinelli Event @ Mario's

Meet designer Brunello Cucinelli and preview the Spring 2011 collections for men and women on Friday, Oct. 29th and Saturday, Oct. 30th at Mario's Downtown. Brunello will make a personal appearance on Saturday from 4-6pm.

1513 6th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98101


5 Fall Favorites - Never Out of Style

Fall is upon us here in Seattle which means wind, rain and of course, an occasional power outage. When it comes to my fall wardrobe I prefer timeless classics that can be worn over and over again in tandem with the seasonal trends. Here are my 5 favorite picks!

# 1- A long sleeved dress is a must-have for fall. The weather is so volatile here in the city that dresses like this one can be worn with a pair of pumps on a sunny day and with a pair of tights and boots on a day that calls for rain. I also love the idea of belting a long sleeve dress to keep the look polished and chic.

#2- An easy scarf is another fall essential on days when you need to bundle up. This eternity scarf from Urban Outfitters is a no-brainer because it's circular shape makes it easy to wrap around twice without the fuss. Branch out from basic black and try a yummy fall color like royal purple or navy blue.

#3- Kim Kardashian isn't the only one who can pull off beautiful sterling silver hoop earrings. A great pair of quality silver hoops are the perfect compliment to any outfit. Peering out from under a knit beret hat is a stylish look for fall, especially when paired with a simple peacoat, skinny jeans and tall boots.

#4- A pair of pointed toe flats is another fabulous shoe option for any season and especially great for fall. This shoe is a stylish alternative to skyscraper high heels and the leopard print makes this flat both interesting and on-trend.

#5- Last but not least, a pair of Whooga Boots by Whooga is my final fall staple. They come in 3 lengths (ankle, mid and knee high) and are available in 7 colors (purple is my favorite!). Plus, for a limited time if you sign up for the Whooga mailing list you'll be entered to win a FREE pair.

Oct 26, 2010

3rd Annual Eco Lavish Fashion Show

The 3rd Annual Eco Lavish fashion show is taking place on Thursday, Nov. 11th at Herban Feast Sodo Park. Half Past Lavish Event Production could not be more excited to bring this event's unique style and flair to Seattle. EcoLavish features local fashion and jewelry designers and encourages guests to consider shopping locally in an effort to be eco-conscious. This year's line-up includes Cameron Levin Couture, Vian Hunter House of Fashion, Revival Ink and Twice Blushed. Event sponsors include MODE Organic Salon, Herban Feast, Bamboo Beats and Grand Event Rentals. The first 50 guests will receive eco-savvy swag bags!

What: Eco Lavish Fashion Show

Where: Herban Feast/Sodo Park

Time: Doors open at 7pm - Show begins at 8pm

Tickets: $25 for General Admission/Click here to purchase online. *This is a 21 and over event*

:::::::::ENTER TO WIN:::::::::::::::::::::::
Tell us your favorite eco-friendly style tip and you'll be entered to win a pair of tickets to the Eco Lavish runway show! Email sydneychavez@gmail.com to enter. Contest ends October 31st! (2 pairs of tickets will be given away)


Oct 23, 2010

Tory Burch Opens Rome Store

With an aggressive global expansion plan in place, Tory Burch opened her first boutique in Rome on Wednesday and plans to follow with a London flagship store in mid-November. Tory currently has 40 freestanding stores and her line is also available in over 500 speciality and department stores around the world. The London flagship will be on New Bond St. in the former Louis Vuitton space. Tory Burch plans to open at least 12 more stores in Europe in the next 3-5 years.

Oct 22, 2010

A Sign of the Times- No More JCP Catalogs

J.C. Penney will no longer be producing their signature "big book" catalogs and have switched over to smaller look-book mailers instead. The catalog for the Plaxo-based department store started in 1963 and grew to a $1 billion dollar business in 1979. “We made approximately 25 catalog mailings in 2010, which was less than we’ve had in previous years as we’ve been replacing our traditional ‘big book’ catalogues with more focused cross-channel marketing pieces sent to customers on a targeted basis,” a Penney’s spokeswoman told WWD. Costs for postage and printing have increased making the catalog business less efficient than other forms of marketing. Catalogs are bad for the environment anyway and trust me, you'll have more fun shopping on Jcp.com and checking out the People Style Watch look-books.

Oct 21, 2010

CRAVE Special Event: Headshots for Savvy Professionals

A picture is worth a thousand words and every savvy business owner needs a great headshot for press kits, websites, marketing materials and social media sites. CRAVE is proud to present a special Headshot Class featuring Brick House Photography and Seattle makeup artist Jara Mohlman.
For $125 you’ll receive a 10-minute headshot session, 5-7 poses, pictures on both a black and white backgrounds, a CD of 10 edited high-resolution images for printing along with low-resolution images for web and emailing, plus a copyright release of all images. Don’t miss out on this exclusive CRAVE headshot special!

Brick House Photography is a “mobile studio” that comes to your location. Danielle can bring all of her equipment to your home, office or favorite location while you relax and get ready for your session. Her focus will be on capturing the character and personality in each subject and creating unique images for your project. Check out her website to see her fab portfolio!

WHAT: CRAVE Headshot Special Event

WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 24th from 1-4pm

WHERE: Sassy Fit Studios – 1633 Westlake Ave N, Seattle (entrance is on 8th Ave N map)

PRICE: $125

REGISTER: There is only 1 spot left. Click here to register now!

Oct 20, 2010

Spread My Ashes Here-> Selfridges Shoe Hall

Last month Selfridges unveiled every girls dream: a shoe hall housing 55,000 pairs of shoes from over 150 brands, including 11 designer boutiques. The entire space occupies over 35,000 square feet which means it takes up most of the 2nd floor of the London-based department store. The new shoe hall is the biggest shoe department in the world and is almost 40% bigger than the store's original footwear space. Can't make it to London to shop the shoe galleries? You're in luck! Click here to shop online.

Photograph: Andrew Urwin for The Guardian

Oct 19, 2010

Dream It! Launch It! Live It!

Join Seattle's Ladies Who Launch for two power-packed days in Seattle while they help you Dream, Launch, and Live your life. Hear from an incredible line-up of dynamic celebrity speakers firsthand. Network with women who are motivated to make things happen. Learn new approaches to launching your best self. Make new connections, colleagues and friends. Tap into your inner muse and recharge your batteries. Talk about positive energy! Invest in You, Your Business and Your Future and have a fabulous time doing it!

Here's a look at the conference highlights:

Dreaming It with Danielle LaPorte
Set your Dreams on Fire in a Conversation with a Woman that refuses to be defined. Danielle, a motivational speaker and author, challenges us to explore getting real and righteous, so we can send the world a clear message about what we want, deserve, and have to offer….how respecting our own genius and limitations leads us to a place where the great stuff has room to show up.

Launching it with Dr. Lissa Rankin
Lissa, a doctor, author and founder of OwningPink.com will inspire you to launch it by integrating all the facets of your life.

Living It with Elisa Camahort Page

Co-Founder of BlogHer, Elisa is all about Living It and creating opportunities for education, exposure, community and economic empowerment for women business owners.

Celebrity Conversation: Vision of a Young World Rising with Rob Salkowitz

A Conversation that defines how we can be part of changing our future. Young World businesses are changing their futures… and ours. What does this mean for your business? Will this help you create new market opportunities and drive sustainable growth in the wake of the global recession?

Boogie Your Way to More Sales with Molly Gordon

In this highly interactive, ridiculously fun, and incredibly practical session coach Molly Gordon will help you discover hidden sources of confidence in your ability to sell.

  • Lynette Damir - Swaddle
  • Sadie Lincoln - Barre3
  • Kathy Johanson – O Wines
  • Cindy Tortorici, Link for Women
  • Katie Kelley, Legacy Builder Coaching
  • Carrie Middlemisss, Bella Cupcake Couture
  • Jessie Oleson, CakeSpy
  • Zhena Muzyka, Zhena's Gypsy Tea
  • Sunny Kobe Cook, Kobe Foundation
  • Cathi Hatch, Zino Society
  • Nancy Juetten, Bye Bye Boring Bio
  • Sonja Silver –Shopgirls and Sonja Clothes
  • Summer Briggs, Millesime Designs
  • Laurel Lawson, Orange on Sixth
  • Maria Ross – Red Slice
  • Bridget Gailey Perez – Trey Creative
  • Kristen Marie Schuerlein –CEO, Design Duo
  • Melody Biringer- Crave
  • Molly Hoyne Mahar - Stratejoy
  • Darnell Sue - Girl Power Hour
  • And that is just the start...more to come!
What: Dream It! Launch It! Live It! Ladies Who Launch Conference

When: Monday, November 8 at 7:00am - November 9 at 6:00pm

Hilton Hotel- 1301 6th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98101

Registration: Click here.

Coupon Code: Enter VIP50 at registration to receive 50% off admission

::::::::ENTER TO WIN::::::::
Seattle Boutique Blogspot.com is giving away free conference admission to one lucky lady! To enter, simply email sydneychavez@gmail.com and tell her in 100 words or less why you should win free admission to the Dream It, Launch It,Live it Conference. The most creative submission will win! Contest deadline is Friday, October 29th at 12pm. (Value $395)

Fashion Saver: At Home Dry-Cleaning

Dry cleaning just got a little bit easier and affordable with Dryel's new line of products that help you turn your dryer into a steam cleaning machine. The at-home dry cleaning system safely steams and cleans clothing in three simple steps. Zip It, Steam It and Hang it. You can place up to 4 garments at a time in the Dryel Bag and add the pre-moistened Dryel cloth and you zip close. Then you place the bag in your dryer on medium heat for 15-30 minutes. When the time's up you simply remove your garments from the bag and hang them to dry to help wrinkles fall out. OMG so much easier than taking a trip to the dry cleaner, waiting 24 hours (or more) and then going back to pick it up. This is perfect for dark denim jeans, lightly soiled sweaters, delicate party dresses and anything else you would normally dry clean only. Click here for more details.

Oct 18, 2010

Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail at LACMA

Craving fall fashion inspiration? Head to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to view the new exhibit "Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail". The collection spans from 1700-1915 and features a major collection of European men's, women's, and children's garments and accessories. The exhibition tells the story of fashion's aesthetic and technical development from the Age of Enlightenment to World War I. It also examines the changes the fashion world has made when it comes to luxury textiles, tailoring techniques and trimmings. Exhibit highlights include an 18th century menswear vest intricately embroidered with powerful symbolic messages relevant to the French Revolution; an evening mantle with silk embroidery, glass beads, and ostrich feathers designed by French couturier Émile Pingat and 3-piece suits and gowns worn at the royal courts of Europe. Click here for details.

Image: Photo © 2010 Museum Associates/LACMA

Oct 15, 2010

Vian Hunter 1-Year Anniversary & Runway Show

Vian Hunter House of Fashion will host it's Fall Fashion Runway Show and 1-Year Anniversary Party on Friday, November 5th from 6:30-8:30pm. Lisa Vian Hunter, designer, will be showcasing her fall/holiday designs and vintage fashions. Runway shows will be held from 6:45 to 7:15pm and 7:45 to 8:15pm. Vian Hunter is proud to partner with Jubillee Women’s Center in Seattle for this event and is asking guests for a $5 entry donation at the door (all proceeds will directly benefit Jubilee). Support a talented local designer & attend this fabulous fall fashion event!

What: Vian Hunter House of Fashion 1 Year Anniversary Party & Fashion Show

When: Friday, November 5th

Time: 6:30pm

Vian Hunter House of Fashion
2814 E. Madison St.
Seattle, WA 98112

Oct 14, 2010

Introducing: REVEAL Handbags

The latest in eco-luxury is a handbag line based out of Seattle! Made of recycled plastic bottles, these handbags are perfect for women who want to be sexy and socially conscious. REVEAL’s earth and animal friendly products include fabulous women’s handbags and wallets, men’s messenger bags, bamboo accessories, and eco-modern mobile accessories for the iPad and iPhone. Meticulously designed for fashion-forward trendsetters who care about the planet REVEAL handbags merge classic designs with sustainable materials including recycled microsuede, recycled satin, vegan leather, and recycled zippers. REVEAL is also helping to restore the planet with American Forests by planting a tree for every item purchased.

Here are my top 5 picks from the REVEAL line.

# 1- The Vegan Superstar bag is composed of Recycled Polyester made of old plastic water bottles, hemp, vegan leather and a recycled zipper. I love the shiny color of the leather and the sporty-vibe of the bag which is further enhanced by the hemp handles and the metal hardware. This bag comes in black, white or ruby (as shown) and is 10% off for a limited time only.

# 2- The Hipster Satchel is another favorite. It's classic, clean and big enough to accommodate everything you need to tote around. I carrying around everything but the kitchen sink in my bag so this option is perfect for me! The Hipster Satchel is made out of hemp and has an adjustable/removable shoulder strap and vegan leather handles. *LOVE*

# 3- I am in love with this bamboo watch! This smart and elegant bamboo watch is handcrafted out of natural bamboo which means it's got none of that strange BPA and phthalate stuff found in plastic! I bet tons of savvy Seattleites would love to have this cool watch on their holiday wish list.

# 4- At just over $25 this wallet is a must on my list. The Boho Chic Wallet is made from hemp and adorned with cruelty-free pink vegan leather. The pink accents had me at HELLO but the price seals the deal. This wallet would also make a great eco-friendly holiday gift or stocking stuffer.

# 5- I'm a sucker for hardware on handbags so this Malia Clutch is totally up my alley. It has a gold-tone metal chain that can be worn cross body or on shoulder. It also has a great gold plated turn-lock closure and a recycled satin lining. This bag is eco-luxe at it's finest and perfect for a night on the town!

Find REVEAL handbags and accessories locally at Fireworks or shop online by clicking here . You can also check out the latest news on the REVEAL blog.

Club Monaco Makes Shopbop.com Debut

Club Monaco may be new to the world of E-commerce but that didn't stop them from taking the plunge yesterday with a capsule collection debut on Shopbop.com. This is the first time the brand has been available online despite overwhelming consumer demand. "We get daily requests for online shopping and we want to satisfy our customers and bring it to them in a very special way,”Ann Watson, Club Monaco’s VP of marketing and communications told Women's Wear Daily.

The 30-piece collection was chosen by Shopbop’s fashion director, Kate Ciepluch and ranges in price from $24-$1,100.
Club Monaco promoted the launch by hosting a tweet-up at their store on 57th street in Manhattan the evening before the launch. “The social media route speaks to our customer. It’s viral and when you work with tweeting, you already have an engaged consumer. Even though we aren’t fully engaged yet, we’ve been very strategic about this the past six months,” Watson said, citing a recent blogger event and a collaboration with blogger and photographer Garance Doré, who shot a look book for one of the brand’s fall collections.

Oct 13, 2010

Kate Spade Opens London Pop-Up Shop

Today Kate Spade opened a pop-up shop in London's Covent Garden. The shop, located at 7 Henrietta St. will be open through Nov. 10th and feature the entire Kate Spade collection of handbags, luggage, shoes, jewelry, stationery, eyewear, apparel, artwork and furnishings. “It’s a new market for us,” Craig Leavitt, Kate Spade CEO told Women's Wear Daily, “We wanted to take the opportunity in advance of opening a regular store to get the product in front of the consumer and the opinion leaders in the marketplace.” The company hopes to have a permanent location open in London by sometime next spring/early summer.

Sip, Shop and Save in West Seattle

Join West Seattle boutiques Sweetie, Carmilia's and Clementine this Thursday, Oct.14th, for a special night of sips, sweets and savings. The trio of stores will be open extended hours (until 9pm) and serving up sweet treats, wine and great discounts for ONE NIGHT ONLY. Now is your chance to get a great deal on that cozy sweater, sexy dress, new shoes, or perfect-fitting pair of jeans.

Oct 11, 2010

Paint it Pink at The Spa at Four Seasons

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle has joined the campaign to "paint" Puget Sound pink to find a cure for breast cancer with "Paint it Pink," a special event on Thursday, October 21st. Enjoy mini-massages, pink beverages and appetizers from ART Restaurant and more. Twenty percent of ticket sales and 10 percent of sales of the "Paint it Pink" body treatment and "Paint it Pink" manicure or pedicure booked between October 21 and November 30 will be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure Puget Sound.

What: "Paint it Pink" at The Spa at Four Seasons

When: Thursday, Oct. 21st

The Four Seasons Spa

Time: 6-8pm

Cost: $45

Reservations recommended: 206.749.7077

Oct 10, 2010

Top 5 Sephora Sets

I am obsessed with lots of things but this time of year my focus shifts to all the fabulous holiday gift sets from Sephora. Here are the top 5 sets on my radar right now.

#1- Smashbox Eye Wish Palette
Valued at $240+ this set is a total steal at $45. It comes with 12 shadows, 4 cream eyeliners, a travel size Photo Finish Lid Primer and Mini Lash DNA Mascara all packaged in a glam gold mirrored keepsake box. The set provides endless color combinations and shadows include champagne, soft gray, matte bone, ballet pink, shimmering bronze, mauve, aqua, cool gray, warm brown, eggplant, deep teal, and charcoal. Smashbox is also donating $1 for every WISH purchase up to $25,000 to the Children's Miracle network, a non-profit organization that grants the wish of life by providing medical care, life-saving research and on-going education to help millions of kids overcome diseases and injuries of every kind. If you love Smashbox, you'll also want to check out the Gold Wish set.

#2- Sephora Favorites 'Give Me Some Lip'
I am never caught without at least half a dozen tubes of lipgloss in my handbag at any given time, which probably explains why I'm in love with the Sephora 'Give Me Some Lip' set. It comes with a gloss for every mood and situation including Too Faced Glamour Gloss in Sex Pot, Tarte Vitamin-Infused Lipgloss in 40 Winks, Lorac Multiplex 3D Lip Gloss in Cliché, Smashbox Lip Enhancing Gloss in Radiant, Buxom Lips in Roxanne and more. $40

#3- Beauty in a Box: NARS Junkie
This set contains all of Sephora's fave NARS products including a mini Multiple Orgasm (yes!), Cream shadow in Unconditional Love, Lip Gloss in Ophelia, an essential eye palette with 6 luxe colors, and a mini bronzer in Laguna.
The kit also comes with an illustrated, step-by-step guides for creating three distinct looks: "Bronzed Glow, Sparkling Eye," "Romantic and Radiant," and "A Sophisticated, Smoldering Eye." For $69 this set is a great value and shipping is free on Sephora.com. Hooray!

#4- Stila Lip Glaze Set
For $25 this set is such a good value. The glosses are just a smidge smaller than the normal tubes and the pigment has a ton of color so the glosses wear more like a glossy lipstick than a sheer gloss. The set of 8 contains a full color range so you can indulge in fun colors like bright pinks and shimmery reds to wear when you're feeling sassy.

#5- Sephora Perfect Ten Brush Set
Even the best products can look less than stellar when they aren't applied correctly, which is why every woman needs a great brush set to help complete their signature beauty look. This 10-piece Sephora set contains brushes for face, lips and eyes including a concealer brush, a contour brush, a fan brush (for shading) and more. Plus, Sephora will donate $1 from the sale of this product to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, dedicated to preventing breast cancer and finding a cure in our lifetime.

Oct 9, 2010

Ermenegildo Zegna Trunk Show @ Mario's

Join Mario's for a Ermenegildo Zegna Made-2-Measure Fall 2010 Trunk Show, today from 10am-5pm. Get fit to perfection and a gift with purchase- All suit or sportcoat with slack purchases receive a custom Zegna shirt and tie. Bontoni Italian handmade shoes will also be at the event.

1513 6th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101

Oct 8, 2010

Wardrobe Renovation- this Saturday!

Mayna Sgaramella, Personal Stylist of Closet Fly and Jessie Wolfrum, Professional Organizer of Simple Touch, are ready to help you transform your closet into a simple space that makes you feel amazing! In their seminar "The Complete Wardrobe Renovation" you'll learn how to choose a wardrobe that completely flatters you and to organize it in a way that is simple and ready for Fall! Seminar topics include: How to transform your closet into a personal boutique, The 5 Steps to Wardrobe Success, Stress-free purse or briefcase organization, Dressing for your body type and more!

What: "The Complete Wardrobe Renovation" with Closet Fly and Jessie Wolfrum

When: Saturday, Oct. 9th

Time 10:30am – 1:30pm.

Cost: $89

Click here for more details.

Mayna from Closet Fly is a member of Seattle's Fashion Group International. Connect with her on Oct. 20th at Twist in Belltown. Click here for event details.

Oct 7, 2010

I Heart Wyatt Orr

Seattle boutique Velouria will be showcasing 2 new designers during this month's artwalk: Karly Orr and Liise Wyatt. Both are local fashion mavens who have previously been featured in Seattle Magazine’s Seamless in Seattle competition. They are crazy talented and the collections are amazing! Stop by Velouria and meet them at the Ballard store on Saturday, Oct. 9th from 6-9pm and again on Thursday, Oct. 14th from 5-8pm at the Capitol Hill location.

Ballard Velouria
2205 N.W. Market St.
Seattle, WA 98107

Capitol Hill Velouria
1521 Melrose Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122


Oct 6, 2010

Prairie Underground Sample Sale

I love a sample sale as much as the next girl! Check out Seattle-based Prairie Underground's sample sale on October 9th & 10th at Havana on Capitol Hill. The sale will run both days from 11am-4pm. Get there early for the best selection!

What: Prairie Underground Sample Sale

When: October 9th & 10th

Where: Havana 1010 E. Pike St.

Time: 11am-4pm both days

Check out the Fall '10 Prairie Underground Collection by clicking here.


Oct 5, 2010

Calling All Seattle Fashion Insiders

Seattle's Fashion Group International is hosting a New Member Networking night on Wednesday, October 20th at Twist in Belltown. Come meet the new regional director, Courtney Russell and learn how the Seattle fashion community is uniting under the global Fashion Group umbrella. There has been a lot of talk about the fashion industry in Seattle coming together to support a larger cause- now is your chance!

Fashion Group International is a non-profit organization for business professionals in the fashion industry. Fashion Group has chapters all over the world and has a strong influence on fashion hubs like New York, Milan and Paris. Members of the FGI advisory board include Oscar de la Renta, Stephen Sadove of Saks Firth Avenue, Diane Von Furstenberg, Anna Wintour, and more.

If you are a Seattle fashion insider- come to this great event to network with the peers in the fashion community!

What: Seattle Fashion Group International Networking Night/Happy Hour

When: October 20th

Time: 6:30-8pm

Where: Twist in Belltown, 2313 1st Ave. Seattle

RSVP: seattlefgi@gmail.com (RSVP is required by October 14th)

More Info on FGI: Click here.


Oct 4, 2010

Luly Yang presents Ocean

Join Seattle magazine for a night of high fashion at Luly Yang's Annual Couture Fashion Show! This year's show titled, "Ocean", will be hosted at the Seattle Aquarium with benefits going to Seattle Children's - come see Luly's amazing designs and support a great cause!

Ticket Levels
Ocean Level - $500 per person
Includes complimentary valet parking, Luly Ocean Gift Bag with Luly limited edition signature gift, Invitation to VIP Pre-Show Reception, Reserved Premier Personalized Front Row Seating and Invitation to Post-Show Reception

Sea Level - $250 per person
Includes complimentary valet parking, Luly Sea Gift Bag, Reserved Seating and Invitation to Post-Show Reception

Sound Level - $125 per person
Includes Luly Sound Gift Bag, Open Seating and Invitation to Post-Show Reception

For Reservations/Questions, email ocean@truecolorsevents.com

Oct 2, 2010

Paige Premium Denim Trunk Show @ Marios

There's a reason why celebrities love Paige Premium Denim. They fit like a dream! Come meet designer Paige Adams-Geller on Thursday, October 7th at Mario's during the Paige Premium Denim Trunk Show! From 3-6pm Paige will be on hand to meet with clients, suggest a great pair of jeans for your shape, celebrate with great champagne, and give away vouchers for $25 off a pair of new jeans! Mario's is also giving away a special gift with purchase.

Paige Premium Denim Event at Mario's

When: Thursday, Oct. 7, 10 am–6 pm (Paige will be the from 3-6pm only)

Mario’s Downtown Seattle, 1513 6th Ave.

More info:
Click here
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