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September 24, 2014 at 10:55 PM

Locavore: Bite into popcorn’s crunchy kin

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Good things come in small packages. More proof of this: Halfpops, a clever and tasty snack invented in Medina. Halfpops are half-popped corn kernels that have a satisfying crunch and full flavor. They’re all natural and gluten-free, nut-free and GMO-free. The snack idea was cooked up by Mike Fitzgerald, a…

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September 24, 2014 at 10:53 PM

Eco chic: Luxe leather jewelry

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Leather is fall’s hottest look — why not wear it on your ears? Shelby Sneva, of Sown Designs, makes statement-making, environmentally friendly earrings in Bellingham out of reclaimed fine leather. Sneva uses bold colors to create layered fringe and chevron dangles that are lightweight and one-of-a-kind. Necklaces, coin purses, cuff bracelets…

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September 22, 2014 at 4:37 PM

Indie spirit: Local designers take the stage this week, but you can wear their clothes now

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By Caitlin King / Special to Sunday Market

Fashion Weeks are taking place in major cities around the world this month — including Bellevue.

The Bellevue Collection holds a series of shows each fall. Highlighting this year’s events is Wednesday evening’s Independent Designer Runway Show, a showcase of Seattle-area designers.

This year’s show, which is also a competition for cash prizes, features a mix of up-and-comers and more-established designers. Whether or not you scored tickets to the event, you can find many of the participants’ looks right now online and at local boutiques. Here’s a sneak peek.

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September 17, 2014 at 8:16 PM

Locavore: Fall’s hot pairing is beer and cupcakes

By Sara Kennedy / Sunday Market Now you can have your cake and your Oktoberfest too. Cupcake Royale’s fall lineup includes four flavors infused with beer, cider and brandy wine from local breweries. The Caramel Brandied Pear cupcake is topped with buttercream that includes Pear Brandy Dessert Wine from Finnriver Farm in Chimacum. Finnriver’s Apple Cider (made with Washington…

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September 15, 2014 at 5:06 PM

Pampered pets: Pick up a new coat, Seahawks tee or fun toy — for your favorite furry friend

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By Kristin Kalning / Special to Sunday Market

Seattleites can be a bit pet crazy, springing for everything from frosted dog cookies to cat-scratcher condos that could house a small family.

Not that there’s anything wrong with that. If you’re looking to update your gear — whether practical or pampering — here are some items you and your pets will love.

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September 10, 2014 at 7:13 PM

Locavore: Give your look a literary twist

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Book smart? Show off your literary prowess and wear your favorite tome as a fashion accessory. The Storiarts by Tori Tissell Book Scarf features passages from classics such as “Pride and Prejudice,” “Anne of Green Gables,” “Wuthering Heights,” “Romeo & Juliet,” “Les Miserables” and “The Raven.” Scarves are screen-printed…

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September 10, 2014 at 7:11 PM

Eco chic: Glass bottles become polished pendants

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Toast your eco-friendly style with Dessin Creations glass jewelry, handcrafted from recycled bottles in Seattle. The one-of-a-kind circle and teardrop pendants look delicate, but have been polished and kiln-fired for durability. An array of colors, chains and cords are available to suit styles ranging from urban to bohemian. Cord necklaces…

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September 3, 2014 at 8:59 PM

Kids’ shop: Hats are warm and whimsical

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Send your ’tween back to school in a warm hat that looks cool. Kittywake Designs Funky Hoodies are handmade in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood by Deb Shannon. They feature owl and pig faces or bunny and cat ears for a playful look that stands out in a crowd. Shannon creates her…

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