We are pleased to announce this year’s fashion show presenters. Please check them out on the runway, and at their retail locations.
La Ree Boutique (www.lareeboutique.com)
La Ree Boutique is a dream come true for the contemporary Girl Who Wants Everything. The shop is in Bellevue’s Old Main neighborhood and features expertly edited and diverse apparel, jewelry, handbags and gift items.
11 103rd Ave. N.E., Bellevue, WA 98004
Lizzie Parker Eco Atelier (www.lizzieparker.com)
Featured in Los Angeles Fashion Week, Daily Candy, WWD, Lucky Magazine, In Style, Seattle Metropolitan, and The CW’s Project Green, Lizzie combines European trending with casual fabrications for everyday wear. Her atelier in Issaquah’s Gilman Village is a modern dressmaker’s shop, as Lizzie designs and fabricates each item in the store, often providing custom bespoke items for customers.
317 N.W. Gilman Blvd. Suite 22, Issaquah, WA 98027
The Finerie (www.thefinerie.com)
The Finerie is where distinctive style meets timeless appeal. Located on First Avenue near the Seattle Art Museum, The Finerie carries a sophisticated collection of international designers and exquisite finery to round out your wardrobe. From men’s and women’s attire, day to evening, casual to formal, you’ll find it all.
1215 First Ave., Seattle, WA 98101
Sway and Cake (www.swayandcake.com)
Located in downtown Seattle, Sway and Cake offers a delicious mix of up-and-coming indie designers and up-to-the-moment trends. Check out the online offerings at SwayAndCake.com and the style blog at swayandcake.blogspot.com
1631 Sixth Ave., Seattle, WA 98101
Located downtown Kirkland, Ragamoffyn’s, a designer consignment boutique, is the winner of the Hanger Award and named the best resale shop North of San Francisco. Ragamoffyn’s is a legend in the Pacific Northwest.
132 Park Lane, Kirkland, WA 98033
Seattle’s only handbag boutique, Clutch was founded by self-professed handbag addicts Kimberly Arrington and Carrie Arrington. Their sophisticated and stylish boutique, located at the Fairmont Olympic in downtown Seattle, stocks delicious handbags from independent designers.
1212 Fourth Ave., Seattle, WA 98101
Chez Chic (www.chezchic.com)
Located across from downtown Kirkland’s waterfront market, Chez Chic carries contemporary fashions for men and women that are edgy and unique. New to Fashion First.
127 Lake St. S., Kirkland, WA 98033
WyattOrr inspires quiet confidence in those who appreciate innovative and flawlessly detailed garments. Seattle-based designers Liise Wyatt and Karly Orr balance timeless sophistication and urban style to cultivate distinctive designs for men and women.
Asher Anson (www.asheranson.com)
Located on Ballard’s Market Street, Asher Anson carries laid-back styles for both men and women. Every piece is chosen for the young professional who appreciates looking good. New to Fashion First.
2038 N.W. Market St., Seattle, WA 98107
Zovo Lingerie (www.zovolingerie.com)
Zovo is the place to dress and pamper the unique beauty that lives within you. Here, you’ll welcomed by a friendly, knowledgeable staff of fit artists who specialize in a woman’s lingerie needs. Visit the store University Village location for world-class intimate apparel and other indulgences. New to Fashion First.
4612 26th Ave. N.E., Seattle, WA 98105
Art Institute of Seattle (http://www.artinstitutes.edu/seattle)
Students from the Art Institute of Seattle’s Fashion Design program will create a one-of-a-kind dress using Seattle Magazine issues. The dress will be worn during the show our celebrity model, Leigh Canlis.
Seattle Magazine’s Seamless in Seattle (www.seattlemag.com)
See looks from the 2010 winners of Seattle Magazine’s "Seamless in Seattle" design contest.