Sustainable style in Seattle: How local choices can make global impacts
by Claudia Yaw
Are thrift stores and "slow fashion" designers enough to decrease the fashion industry's reliance on sweatshop labor and low-quality clothes?
Jun 11, 2019
A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes
by Globalist Staff
Using the six personality types of a queen-Sage, Enchantress, Explorer, Mother Earth, Heroine, and Thespian-the exhibition explores how designers like Alexander McQueen, Joanne Petit-Frère, Hideki Seo, Gucci, Chromat, and Vivienne Westwood use their work to create a space for contemplating the relationship between dress, society, and our shared history. A Queen Within highlights a broad range […]
Apr 30, 2019
Seattle fashion show encourages women to embrace their curves
by Kela D. Hall
Curves Beautifully Empowered, an organization aimed at helping women and girls embrace their curves, recently held a held a fashion show at Seattle Center’s Armory.
Mar 26, 2019
July New Member Exclusive: Free Personal Styling Appointment
by Globalist Staff
It’s time to brighten up your summer wardrobe and make finding clothes you love easy and enjoyable, starting with Armoire’s Personal Style Session. WHAT TO EXPECT: 1. Arrive at the Riveter Capitol Hill to a curated selection of 8-10 items of clothing. 2. Sip champagne, receive customized recommendations, and find pieces you love in our […]
Jul 27, 2018
Curves in Bloom
by Globalist Staff
Curves in Bloom is an inclusive, one day celebration of all bodies through music, art, dance, self care workshops, panel discussions, and fashion. Shop your favorite local fat-positive vendors. Heal yourself of body oppression with our Femmecee, Bevin Branlandingham, aka The Queer Fat Femme with her Fat Kid Dance Party! Check out the new collection […]
Jan 11, 2018
Seattle fashion and style bloggers of color make waves
by Brooke Pasic
Do you love fashion and style? Then you need to follow these three Seattle bloggers.
Jun 8, 2017
Diverse Seattle evolves as a fashion city
by Vriti Wadhwa
Seattle's burgeoning fashion scene has international influences, with young designers drawing inspiration from the cultures in which they grew up.
Nov 18, 2016
France has “misunderstood” burkini, Australian designer says
Designer Aheda Zanetti says the burkini is meant to open choices for women who want to dress modestly or want more coverage from the sun.
Aug 25, 2016
DeCharlene & Goliath: A Black business pioneer outlasts Seattle developers
by Cynthia Brothers
Seattle's Central District is transforming before our eyes, but DeCharlene Williams sees a way for small business owners like her stand up to developers.
Aug 1, 2016
Self-taught fashion designer draws from Ugandan upbringing
by Shelby Mang
Shalom Aburu's designs will turn heads at Bellevue Fashion Week Independent Designer Runway Show in September.
Jul 5, 2016
Redmond Indian clothing co. takes on challenges of cross-cultural fashion
by Kennedy Wirth
The owner of Ravishing Marketplace hopes her original designs can bring Indian clothing styles into the mainstream.
Mar 11, 2016
8 surprising secrets about wearing hijab
by Sarah Ghanem
It's World Hijab Day so it's a great opportunity to take a lighthearted look at some daily struggles and benefits that come with wearing a headscarf.
Feb 1, 2016
Your organic cotton tee-shirt probably poisoned a river in Asia
by Carolyn Higgins
Textile dyeing is an oft overlooked part of clothing manufacturing that can have devastating human and environmental impacts. But one Seattle woman has a solution.
Oct 8, 2015
Are Seattle nail salon workers being mistreated?
by Cristina Acuña
Doing nails can be a risky business — but you shouldn’t assume Seattle nail salons are harming immigrant workers.
May 19, 2015
Local designer uses fashion to help Somalia
by Shirley Qiu
When Hamdi Mohamed first drew a map of Somalia, with the word “FREE” pushing out against the borders of the country, she wasn’t sure what she would do with it. The Chief Sealth High School student just knew it represented her desire for her home country to be freed of anarchy, violence and the numerous other issues it […]
Jul 24, 2014
Nairobi street fashions put Seattle thrift shoppers to shame
by Kelly Ranck
Nairobi's thrift shop fashion scene will have you rethinking your style.
Jun 3, 2014
Zara brings international fashion to Seattle
by Tori Hartman
First Macklemore, then the Seahawks and now...Zara?
Feb 18, 2014
Origami, shadows, and Hello Kitty: Japanese fashion hits SAM
by Hailey Way
The Seattle Art Museum’s new exhibit is a study in the cultural exchange between Japan and the US through fashion.
Jul 22, 2013
Issaquah entrepreneur puts flip flops to the test in Pamplona
by Rebecca Randall
This Afghanistan veteran really, really wants you to like his company on Facebook.
Jul 11, 2013