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May 11, 2015 at 7:08 PM

Kids’ shop: Dresses are classics reinvented

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Lillipops Designs’ party dresses for little girls are big on style. Each dress is one-of-a-kind, crafted with organic or reclaimed cotton. The designs, by Tacoma’s Jayme Lillie, are classic, with Peter Pan collars, pinafores and satin sashes. Some limited-edition designs are replicas of the frocks worn by children’s literature heroines, such…

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May 11, 2015 at 4:42 PM

Swim sensation: Pick up a trendy new suit and stand out this summer

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By Caitlin King / Special to Sunday Market

Whether you’re packing for a spring weekend away, or wisely planning ahead for summer, swimwear is likely on the top of your mind.

And sun seekers can rejoice, because there’s a greater array of figure-flattering swimsuits available than ever before. Here are some of the top trends in swimwear this year, so you can find the style that suits you best.

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May 4, 2015 at 4:44 PM

Rustic cool: The modern farmhouse look is a perfect match for our local lifestyle

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By Allison Ellis / Special to Sunday Market

Unfussy yet refined, the modern farmhouse style lends itself well to our Northwestern sensibilities.

Its clean lines, eco-friendly materials and sparse, hip aesthetic make it one of the hottest looks for 2015. A rule of thumb in creating the look: If your home is more modern, soft textures will make it feel warm; if your dwelling is more farmhouse or cottage-style, modern appliances and bold accents will make it feel new.

Here are some products that will help you achieve the look.

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April 29, 2015 at 9:44 PM

Mother’s Day gift guide: Ways to celebrate Mom

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1. Alex and Ani Initial Adjustable Wire Bangle ($28 at Nordstrom). Pick up on the personalized jewelry trend with a piece that will tug at her heartstrings. Start with initials — hers or the kids’ — and, over time, add birthstones, charms and symbols of shared experiences.

2. University Village Gift Box ($50–$100 at participating stores). These gift boxes include a unique assortment of items hand-selected from U Village stores and restaurants. All proceeds from the gift boxes go to the Seattle Ronald McDonald House, where moms have the toughest job of all — caring for a sick child. For more info, visit uvillage.com/mom.

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April 20, 2015 at 4:10 PM

Locavore: Leather bracelet that really measures up

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Where’s a ruler when you need one? The iLoveHandles Wrist Ruler leather wristband combines function and fashion in a measurable way. It’s laser-engraved with inch and centimeter measurements, and features a handsome silver post closure. It wraps around the wrist twice to create a casual, crisscross bracelet. Each wristband…

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