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Seattle's reputation for angsty music and coffee house culture might call to mind a sea of plaid and denim, but the city where Nordstrom was born is anything but a one-trick pony when it comes to fashion and retail. A thriving local design scene means there are plenty of opportunities to discover your new favorite label at shops that stock everything from handmade ceramics and jewelry to high-end apparel.
Lovers of minimalism will feel right at home at fashion destination Totokaelo, while vintage freaks should flock to Pretty Parlor and the Fremont Vintage Mall for one-of-a-kind finds. And if plaid and denim is what you're actually after, Seattle has that, too, in spades — and your first stop should be Blue Owl Workshop.
With so many amazing shops, you won't be leaving the Emerald City with anything less than a full suitcase — in fact, you might find yourself shipping a few items home.
This map was originally published on July 21st, 2016, and has since been updated with new stores.Read More