The 2017 Cars & Couture Fashion Show presented by Architech

The 2017 Cars & Couture Fashion Show presented by Architech, produced by Fashion District NW, was held on Saturday, July 22nd at Lemay – America’s Car Museum in Tacoma. The event was emceed by Juliet Dang and highlighted five local couture fashion designers with runway showcases. The designers included Dawnamatrix, Gustavo Apiti Couture, Dream Dresses by […]

Her Big Day: A Cultural Wedding Affair 2016

Her Big Day: A Cultural Wedding Affair 2016

I’ve been looking forward to the Her Big Day event since last fall when I met one of the event’s organizers, Karen Okonkwo, at Fashion Week at the Bellevue Collection. We were both complimenting Phuong Minh Nguyen, designer of Dream Dresses by P.M.N., on her beautiful (and award-winning) Autumn Winter collection when we got to chatting […]

W Seattle presents Wear Wednesdays with VARSHA

W Seattle presents Wear Wednesdays with VARSHA

W Seattle hosted the VARSHA Trunk Show on December 9th featuring the designer’s current Fall 2016 collection and minimal spring collection. My favorite piece from the fall collection has to be the All Over Fringe Skirt and Top (pictured below). This look dazzled me during the 4th Annual Independent Designer Runway Show at Fashion Week […]

Tech++ Launch Party & Fashion Show

Tech++ Launch Party & Fashion Show

Tech++ hosted their launch party and fashion show on Friday, December 4th at Galvanize in the Pioneer Square district of downtown Seattle. The crowd gathered in the basement of the building to hear two guest speakers talk about the statistics of women and minorities in the tech industry. Later the guests were treated to a […]

Ladies’ Night Out at BUTCH BLUM

Ladies’ Night Out at BUTCH BLUM

I can’t remember the last time I had a ladies night out so when I heard about Butch Blum’s Ladies’ Night Out event, I decided a night out on the town was just what I needed. This annual event included complimentary food and drinks, mini manis from Julep, makeup tips from the Robert Leonard Salon, […]

#RunwayReimagined presented by Value Village

#RunwayReimagined presented by Value Village

Value Village partnered with Eco Fashion Week to produce #RunwayReimagined, a fashion show focused on celebrating reducing, reusing and recycling – and re-imagining – clothing. Along with Eco Fashion Week, sponsors included Gene Juarez, La Biosthetique, Dry Sparking and Cono Sur. Canadian fashion designer, Carlie Wong took on the 68-Pound Challenge to present at the […]

Fashion’s Counterculture at the Bellevue Arts Museum

Fashion’s Counterculture at the Bellevue Arts Museum

Every time I go shopping, I have a habit of touching the clothes to feel the fabric. No big deal, right? Well, visiting the Counter-Couture exhibit at the Bellevue Arts Museum suddenly made it a huge deal for me. While walking through the exhibit and seeing all of these crazy detailed designs, I was very tempted […]

Small Business Saturday at Espionage Cosmetics’ Geek Boutique

Small Business Saturday at Espionage Cosmetics’ Geek Boutique

Who says nerds can’t be stylish? I took a short trip to downtown Tacoma to the Espionage Cosmetics Geek Boutique to check out their products for Small Business Saturday. The boutique was moderately packed with Christmas music playing in the background when we got there. The shop featured tons of cosmetics with bright colors and […]