Seattle sizzles with sumptuous shopping
Posted December 17th 2018 in Latest News, News and Updates,
Here is a selection of the best….
Pike Place Market
Pike Place Market, located in the heart of downtown Seattle,opened in August 1907 and is one of the oldest continuously operated public farmers markets in the United States. It is home to over 600 small independent businesses providing stalls ranging from arts and crafts to fishmongers, groceries and sweet treats. The market offers a diverse range of restaurants, seasonal produce, local hand crafted gifts and Washington-made goods. http://www.pikeplacemarket.org/
With over 220 big name brands and boutique shops, Westfield Southcenter is the largest shopping centre in the Pacific Northwest. It is located 20 minutes from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Experience three floors of shopping, dining and entertainment. https://www.westfield.com/southcenter
Since 1996, Vetri has showcased contemporary and sophisticated artwork, glasswork and masterpieces, including works by renowned local studio glass artists Dale Chihuly, Preston Singletary and Nancy Callan. In addition to glass, Vetri sells the work of ceramic artists, bespoke independent jewellery designers and exceptional objects in all media. Situated one block south of Pike Place Market, Vetri is an iconic stop for contemporary design.
Gallery of Fine Native Art
Established in 1981 and located in the heart of Pike Place Market, the Gallery of Fine Native Art showcases traditional Pacific Northwest Native American Art, as well as Asian Art, African Art, Modern Art and European paintings.
With award-winning chocolate, Theo’s Chocolate factory is located in the Fremont neighbourhood. Not only does Theo Chocolate do Tasting Bean to Bar tours, the team sells delicious bespoke products for chocolate lovers. Their seasonal and unique flavours make the perfect gift for all occasions.
The Handmade Showroom
The Handmade Showroom is an independently owned local gift gallery situated in downtown Seattle on the first floor at Pacific Place. Representing over 100 local artists, designers and craftsmen from across the Pacific Northwest region, this is the ultimate gift shopping spot.
Located just 10 minutes north of downtown Seattle, University Village is an open-air lifestyle shopping centre offering a diverse mix of locally owned boutiques, signature national retailers and a distinct selection of dining options. With more than 120 shops and restaurants, University Village brands include Room & Board, Brady Melville and Scotch & Soda.
Situated in Bellevue, Bellevue Square is home to over 200 retail stores, in-house entertainment and over 50 restaurants. With an interactive map service, private concierge, valet parking and a children’s play area, this is a luxury shopping experience.
Macy’s, the great American department store, is located in the heart of Seattle’s downtown shopping district. It is home to a first class selection of top fashion brands including Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Clinique, Estee Lauder and Levis.
Sea-Tac Airport Shops
The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is the largest airport in the Pacific Northwest region. It is home to Seattle duty free by Dufry, the leading travel retailer in Seattle. The airport also has a fun range of quirky curiosity shops including Sub Pop music and vinyl shop – selling historic vinyl with Seattle heritage such as Nirvana LPs. There is the KOBO craftsmanship and arts shop full of interesting arts and crafts and The Wishing Stone fossil, stone and jewellery shop. Plenty of restaurants offer a range of food and drink whilst live musicians play to entertain travellers.