Seattle shopping

Top Choice Outdoor Equipment in Queen Anne & Lake Union

REI

As much an adventure as a shopping experience, the state-of-the-art megastore of America's largest consumer co-op has its own climbing wall – a 65ft rock pinnacle to the side of the store’s entryway. The wall offers…
Top Choice Sports & Outdoors in Pioneer Square, International District & SoDo

Filson

Founded in 1897 as the original outfitters for prospectors heading for the Klondike, Filson is a long-standing Seattle legend that, in 2015, opened up this hugely impressive flagship store in SoDo. Wall-mounted biso…
Top Choice Vintage in Georgetown & West Seattle

Susan Wheeler Home

This newer addition to Georgetown's small vintage row manages to find a perfect balance of pleasingly cluttered, yet artfully refined. There are shelves precariously stacked full of antique plates, tables covered in…
Top Choice Music in Georgetown & West Seattle

Easy Street Records & Café

Pearl Jam once played at Easy Street, arguably Seattle's most multifarious record store, and the business continues to sponsor regular events. Inside, young kids with elaborate tattoos mingle with graying ex-punks u…
Top Choice Books in Capitol Hill & First Hill

Elliott Bay Book Company

Seattle's most beloved bookstore offers over 150,000 titles in a large, airy, wood-beamed space with cozy nooks that can inspire hours of serendipitous browsing. In addition to the size, the staff recommendations an…
Top Choice Dispensary in Belltown & Seattle Center

Herban Legends

Herban Legends is both a brilliantly silly pun and one of Seattle's best dispensaries. It manages to feel very professionally run while maintaining a breezy vibe missing from other weed shops in town. The staff is a…
Top Choice Clothing in The CD, Madrona & Madison Park

Two Big Blondes

If you're a female identifying person who wears a size 14+ (or are shopping for one), Two Big Blondes has some clothes to sell you. In fact, this plus size consignment store has thousands of items to pick through. T…
Top Choice Books in U District

University Book Store

University Book Store is a vast all-purpose book emporium founded in 1900, making it Seattle's oldest. Its huge catalog of tomes is a browser's dream, and helpful staff, a regular program of events and a cozy cafe m…
Top Choice Antiques in Green Lake & Fremont

Fremont Vintage Mall

Descending into this subterranean antique mall is like diving down to a sunken Spanish galleon full of plundered treasure. Who knows what you might bring to the surface? An old 1950s vending machine? A clownish unic…
Top Choice Posters in Downtown, Pike Place & Waterfront

Old Seattle Paperworks

If you like decorating your home with old magazine covers from Life, Time and Rolling Stone, or have a penchant for art-deco tourist posters from the 1930s, or are looking for that rare Hendrix concert flyer from 19…