Like the city itself, Seattle’s shopping scene is eclectic and of a high quality. There are unique boutiques for everyone from young fashionistas to discerning parents and homemakers. For some insight into where serious shoppers can start, here’s our guide to shopping highlights of Seattle.
The inventory at this popular Seattle boutique features 50s-inspired clothes designed by locals and other fun vintage wears. It’s mostly women’s clothes, including a bridal boutique, but there’s a small, but well-curated men’s section as well.
Pretty Parlor. 119 Summit Ave E.
This avant garde shop near Pike-Pine has been one of the main destinations for fashion shoppers since the early 2000s. Modern womenswear and accessories, men’s fashion, and works of art are all on hand at Totokaelo. Some designers whose work is her include Jil Sander, and Maison Margiela.
Totokaelo. 1523 10th Ave.
Baby & Company
Located right next to Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market, Baby & Company is a fantastic and luxurious baby store. Adorable onesies and other tiny clothes from European brands, as well as fashionable clothes for mom and dad all combine to make this one of the more unique upscale shopping destinations in Seattle.
Baby & Company. 1936 1st Ave.
Blue Owl Workshop
Located in the Fremont neighborhood, Blue Owl Workshop is a retailer that specializes in a popular fashion-fan obsession: Japanese selvedge denim, revered amongst jeans-lovers. Blue Owl stocks some of its most well known proprietors with brands like Momotaro and Pure Blue Japan.
Blue Owl Workshop. 707 35th St.
The brainchild of jewelry-making couple Leah Lawrence and Billy Bartels, Baleen produces a line of simple but exciting pieces that are always hard to resist. The shop features necklaces, bracelets, earrings and more from the couple, as well as gifts from local artisans specializing in things like ceramics and botanicals.
Baleen. 6418 20th Ave. NW