At the top of the Seattle area's shopping mall scene sits this stylish downtown city block. Where Pacific Place has Pottery Barn, Rainier Square has Z Gallerie to supply shoppers with upscale home decor. Other high-end shops include Duxiana (beds and bedding), Fox's Gem Shop, Brooks Brothers and tons of upscale fashion stores. Dine at Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, get a lesson at Bogart Golf, and get away from the city without leaving the city at Le Salon Paul Morey. It's shopping at its best.
In business since 1912, this upscale jeweler works both sides of the divide between traditional and contemporary jewelry. For traditionalists, the shop carries large lines from staid jewelry manufacturers like Alex Sepkus, Gurhan, Mikimoto, and Mark Patterson. And for those seeking new twists, the shop stocks whimsical and traditional watches from Panerai and Ulysse Nardin. The shop also commissions its own designs, which feature platinum and 18-karat gold.
A great resource for comic book lovers, this shop offers a great selection of hard-to-find collectible issues and standard cover prices on thousands of back issues. The shop also carries shirts, trading cards, toys, models and anime videos. The web site has weekly updates on new titles and a huge catalog of collector Playboy Magazine items. The knowledgeable staff pleasantly tolerates novices while arguing the finer points of obscure graphic novels with experts.
With a beautiful selection of formal gowns and bridal wear, this local design shop focuses on elegant fabrics, clean shapes and an unusual array of colors and accessories. Handcrafted hats, bags and jewelry add just the right touch to these simple designs. Vintage styles are a touch more elaborate, but still look classic. Prices are surprisingly low for such high quality and the staff is extremely pleasant.
In a city where Levis and button downs reign, this suave designer, tailor and shirtmaker stands out, not just to local businessmen. Magazines like GQ, Town & Country, Cigar Aficianado and Washington CEO have written accolades about this place. Gian DeCaro Sartoria is for anyone who appreciates couture and fashion and wants a distinct look. Get clothes that fit right, have a suit made from the finest wool, silk or cashmere. This is the place in Seattle to come for your tailored tuxedo. Accessories and gifts are also available here.
This is certainly not a typical jewelry store. The small space displays and sells small art pieces created by more than 30 artists. Bring home a one of a kind treasure for a loved one and watch his or her face light up. From contemporary designs to antique pieces, from wedding sets to brooches, necklaces and bracelets, the pieces here will open your eyes to the art of jewelry. The lovely gallery also holds lectures, antique shows and exhibits for the true jewelry lover.
This tasteful and contemporary downtown store caters to businesswomen and carries some of the best day and evening clothes available anywhere. The selection includes one-of-a-kind pieces from Northwest designer Melinda Phillips, beautiful novelty jackets by Max & Mabel, tailored suits and separates in fabrics that travel well from Garfield & Marks, and great pieces from many other designers. If you're looking for a selection of unique and individual pieces that you may not find anywhere else, visit this boutique.
The fluorescent lighting detracts from the smoky glamour, but if you're a serious nicotine fan, you won't care. Paraphernalia at Arcade Smoke Shop include lacquered wooden humidors, gleaming silver Zippo lighters, shiny wooden Dunhill pipes, and metal and leather cigarette and cigar cases. And, yes, it sells plenty of cigars, pipe tobacco and cigarettes, too.
Aimed at young, contemporary, fashion-minded women, this shop carries higher-end apparel. The store is light and bright, and it often stocks just a few primary colors that coordinate well from one piece to another. Structured suits, dresses and little skirts line the walls and fill the racks. Each piece could become an essential part of your work or play wardrobe. Come in and find what you've been looking for in clothing and accessories.
If you are an architect, if you know an architect, or if you are just interested in architecture, then this is the store for you. The bright modern space is filled with a wide selection of architectural books and implements that will keep you browsing for hours. There is a selection of new, used and out-of-print books, as well as architectural gadgets from around the world, including top-quality tools from Europe and Japan.
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