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…More
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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.More
By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Show off your cool cat’s taste in music with an Oskar & Klaus Catnip Cassette. The Seattle company’s soft toy is the same size as a standard cassette tape, and features bands such as Meowtallica, Purrvana, Black Tabbath, Alice Scooper and Spayer. A fabric “tape” loop is…More
By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Give Mom a Mother’s Day gift that reflects her balance of strength and femininity with a Sour Hour glass necklace. Artist Inna Peck makes each modern piece by hand in Seattle, using a torch to melt and shape glass in a process called flame-working. The result is bold…More
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.More
By Megan Bartley / Special to Sunday Market
With summer travel season looming, it’s time to stock up on stylish gear that makes a splash.
Whether you’re packing up the car for a weekend trip or heading to the airport for a longer getaway, these pieces will ensure you’ve got all the basics, plus some fun and chic extras.More
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.More
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…More
By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market
It’s Earth Day on Wednesday. Let the global celebration inspire you to add more environmentally friendly products to your daily life.
With these picks, it’s easy being green.More
By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Snuggle up and learn your geography with the Haptic Lab Puget Sound Quilt. The intricate, tactile quilt is hand-embroidered with gold polysilk stitched onto light-blue cotton backing. It displays the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the San Juan Islands all the way down to the Budd Inlet….More