May 31, 2011

Seamless in Seattle Hits the Runway

Seattle magazine has scoured the city for the best up-and-coming fashion designers and is excited to present it's first-ever Seamless in Seattle fashion show on Wednesday, June 8th at the Seattle Art Museum. Twelve finalists will debut their collections on the runway and the winner of the Seamless in Seattle contest will be revealed at the end of the night. Tickets range from $25 for general admission to $75 for VIP. You can also enter to win a pair of tickets by visiting the Seattle magazine website! Event proceeds will benefit the Ruby R0om.

May 27, 2011

Zovo $10 Sale

For a limited time only Zovo Lingerie is bringing back their Zovo robes, slips, lounge wear and sleepwear, for only $10! We're talking spa terry cloth robes, mercerized cotton full slips, supima cotton sleepwear, and more. But hurry, the sale ends Tuesday, May 31st. If you haven't visited Zovo Lingerie yet, you'll want to check out their assortment of bras and lingerie. They have the largest selections of bras anywhere- carrying size 30AA to 52K.

Zovo Lingerie
University Village
4612 26th Ave NE Seattle, WA
Twitter @VictoriaZovo

May 25, 2011

Save the Girls Returns to the Runway

For the 3rd year in a row, Little Black Dress Events is rolling out the pink carpet for a night of fun and fashion to benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation. Taking place on Sunday, June 12th at PNK Ultra Lounge, this year’s “Save The Girls” Designer Bra Fashion Show will feature local celebrities turned designers. The line-up of creatively designed bras that will hit the runway will include submissions by Brooke & Jubal of Movin’ 92.5, Kaci Aitchison from Q13 Fox, New York Cupcakes, Girly Girl Wines, Pacific Dermatology & Cosmetic Center, Carrie Middlemiss of Bella Cupcake Couture, Mason from Movin’ 92.5 and many more! The evening hosted by Brooke & Jubal of Movin’ 92.5 will include a raffle, silent auction, and a special address by KIRO’s Michelle Millman on behalf of the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Fashion show models include members of The Bombshells Dance Team and breast cancer survivors from The Young Cancer Coalition. “Our goal is to generate excitement for the Seattle fashion scene and help support local businesses while throwing a fantastic party in the spirit of giving back,” says event producer Audrey Clark. Guests will have a chance to win exclusive prizes and be entered into drawings while enjoying fabulous fashion, food and drinks. The VIP cocktail hour will begin at 3:00pm, doors for general admission open at 4:00pm and the runway fashion show will begin at 5:30pm with music by DJ Mayhem. Event sponsors include PNK Ultra Lounge, Girly Girl Wines, 7 Salon, Caruh Salon & Spa, and Movin’ 92.5. Tickets range from $25 for general admission to $40 for VIP access including a special Save the Girls Swag bag featuring Revitalash and more!

Who: Little Black Dress Events & Productions

What: 3rd Annual Save the Girls Designer Bra Fashion Show

When: Sunday, June 12th, 2011

Where: PNK Ultra Lounge/Pacific Place/4th Floor

Why: To Raise Money for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation

Tickets: Purchase your Save the Girls ticket now!

May 24, 2011

Swink Opens Second Location at U-Village

I'm seriously never washing my hair again. Or at least that's what I keep telling my friends- because now I don't have to. :) I'm pleased to congratulate Swink Co-owners Natalie Angelillo and Jacquie Byrne as they mark the opening of their second location in the University Village this week. Seattle women have embraced the blow dry concept and Swink has responded by continuing to add new cutting edge services, including semi-permanent eyelash extensions, keratin express and deep conditioning treatments, as well as feather and tinsel hair extensions and a wide range of makeup offerings using products by Suresh. For around $30 and in around 30 minutes, you are in and out the door looking fabulous and ready to hit the town, or the office, or wherever your little heart desires.

Swink is celebrating the U-Village launch with "Swink Week", an entire week of special events!

Monday: Love Your Neighbor Day. We kick off the week by welcoming our new neighbors! University Village employees and University of Washington students and faculty will receive 15% off all products and services with ID.

Teen Tuesday: Everything for Teens! Book a styling appointment and get 15% off of a teen makeup lesson. Meet fabulous Budhi Teen Care founders Charlene Short and Monique Richards for in-store giveaways and information on taking the best care of your skin! Also, meet Senior Portrait Photographer Michelle Moore who will be giving tips and tricks for looking your very best for your senior photos as well as photographing a mini “demo” of a shoot.

Wednesday: Friendship Day. Come book an appointment in person and get a $5 gift card to give to a friend! Natalie Angelillo and Jacquie Byrne, Swink co-owners and best friends, are celebrating their friendship, so you get to do something nice for your BFF! Reps will also be on hand to talk about our amazing Davines hair products—get free samples, enter to win a fabulous Davines gift basket, and have a complimentary product consultation done by our expert stylists!

Thursday: Power Chicks! We support and carry products from a number of incredible, local, women-owned businesses. Meet the fabulous founders and staff from these companies: Brooklyn Grace Jewelry, Antica Farmacista, Furlesse and Crave Seattle! Spend $50 on products and get a $5 gift card for any service! *I will be at Swink on Thursday to represent CRAVE Seattle from 11am-noon. Please stop by and enter to win FREE tickets to the annual CRAVE Summer party!

Friday: Date Night! Sip champagne all day as we celebrate Swink Week at University Village. Meet our Style Advisors (and super cute couple), Melanie Wade and Randy Evans. They will be on hand to give hairstyle advice for date night or any night. Randy has the inside scoop on what’s hot right now, after doing hair for the Spring/Summer Armani Runway Show in Milan, Italy! Top off the night by entering to win dinner for two at one of Seattle’s BEST date night spots, Italian-American restaurant and cabaret lounge, the Pink Door!

Exact times for in-store appearances can be found on Swink’s Facebook page. Don't forget to follow them on Twitter @SwinkStyleBar.

Swink Style Bar – University Village
4610 Village Court NE
Seattle, WA 98105


May 20, 2011

Runway to Realway – Fall/Winter 2011 Trend Event

Seattle's Fashion Group International Presents: Runway to Realway – Fall/Winter 2011 Trend Event

Premiere showing of the DVD that recaps Fashion Week Runway Trends for Fall/Winter 2011/2012 from FGI’s New York Fashion Insiders, followed by a panel of expert Seattle Fashion Professionals on what trends will make it to the streets and why. This 45 minute documentary DVD is a look at what current events of the world are impacting the consumer mindset, and how the style trends hitting the stores this Fall season will be embraced and reflective of the times. As designers start working on developing the Fall/Winter 2012/2013 lines this viewpoint will help them to gauge what runway trends worked and why and how it will impact their concepts and styling choices for next year. Panelists include style expert Patricia Wolfkill of Merge, color expert Cathy Neidermeyer of Neidermeyer Design Associates, beauty expert Rosaline Hampton, and moderator Ali Basye.

What: FGI Fall/Winter 2011 Trend Event

When: Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Time: 6:30-9:00pm (Presentation starts at 7pm)

Where: Seattle Design Center, 3rd Floor Conf Room, 5701 6th Ave S. Seattle, WA

Member Fee $15
Non-Member Fee $30
Student Fee $15 with student i.d.

Visit the
Seattle FGI website for more information or to buy your tickets online now!

May 3, 2011

Julep Launches New Site + Nail Colors

To coincide with the launch of their new website, Julep Nail Parlor recently unveiled their Spring/Summer 2011 collection of sophisticated brights and new neutral polishes. The set (a $42 value) includes a fuschia pink, tangerine orange and grey blue that is the perfect compliment to this season's tropical color palette. Bonus: The Julep polishes are free of toluene, formaldehyde and DBP.

Win a free nail polish set by entering the "Julep Through Your Lens" contest. All you have to do is post a picture of your favorite nail colors to the Julep Facebook Fan Page or email a photo to (Don't forget to mention that you heard about the contest through Seattle Boutique Blogspot!)

During the month of May, Julep will also donate $1 from the sale of every Julep Nail Color in honor of the White Ribbon Alliance, which ensure that pregnancy and childbirth are safe for all women and newborns in every country around the world.

May 2, 2011

The Dress of the Year

Fashion needed a moment like the one we had last Friday. The world let out a collective gasp as Kate Middleton stepped out in a beautiful, long sleeved wedding dress designed by Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen. She looked amazing and fashion critics everywhere unanimously agreed!
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