Seattle Spring Fashion: Gray Is Giving Way to Season of Color

April 18, 2018 - shirtdresses

Past, Present, Future
As a city evolves and embraces cutting-edge record and design, there’s still a emotional to keep a informative icons and haunts of days passed. Built in 1929, Hotel Theodore (downtown, 1531 Seventh Ave.; 206.621.1200), formerly a Roosevelt Hotel, is a ideal backdrop for locals and newcomers who wish to knowledge Seattle’s charms, both aged and a new. The hotel recently finished a top-to-bottom renovation, opening a doors late in 2017 with a uninformed cultured (goodbye, floral grandma imitation loll sofas; hello, stylish café tables) while also giving a curtsy to Seattle’s ancestral past (the strange “Roosevelt” pointer still glows atop a building). 

Best Seat in a House 
On her (above): Silvae “Sola” denim shirtdress, $350, online during Silvae.co. Susanna Galanis wooden necklace, $755, from Butch Blum. Jimmy Choo “Edina” etched cork ankle-wrap sandals in natural/gold, $695, from Neiman Marcus. Jamie Joseph block meteorite ring with scrimshaw fact in argent china and 14K yellow gold, $1,115, from Twist. Kacy Yom “Bo-Ah” Italian pebbled leather receptacle in Aegean blue, $1,100, during kacyyom.com. 
On him: Thom Browne unconstructed far-reaching lapel competition cloak in navy, $2,200, and Valentino Garavani “Rockrunner” nylon sneaker in lipstick, $595, both from Nordstrom downtown flagship. “Bigflo” flower imitation string shirt, $155, and suede micro-perforated belt in dusky pink, $95, both by and from Ted Baker. Theory “Haydin” true slim-fit breathe in khaki, $195, from Neiman Marcus. Miansai M12 Swiss bullion watch on cognac leather, $355, and Miansai tan leather “Boho” bracelet, $95, both from Sharply. 

Local Flavor
No Seattle hotel would be finish but a coffee bar. Located on a run level—just on a other side of Rider, a hotel’s restaurant—is Made Coffee, that roasts a beans in a 1949 wood-fired roaster.

Today’s Special 
On her: Wilfred “Mayrac” merino nap mix hang sweater in roebuck, $135, from Aritzia. Brunello Cucinelli wide-leg denim skirt-pants, $1,275, from Neiman Marcus. Lewit “Liliana” ankle-wrap velvet sandal in glow lead brocade, $245, from Nordstrom downtown flagship. Sea and Pattern “Mono” clay earrings in pink, $62, from Pipe and Row. Pat Flynn hand-forged iron nail, 18K palladium and 1-carat sum weight solid necklace, $8,400, and Jamie Joseph 14K yellow bullion and argent china ring with rectangle Indian blue opal mill and .03-carat diamond, $925, both from Twist. Ellen Truijen immature suede cross-body purse, $298, from Butch Blum. 
On him: Brunello Cucinelli “Safari” coupler in olive, $2,495, Vince navy twill pants, $195, and Magnanni for Neiman Marcus retro leather using sneaker in gray, $450, all from Neiman Marcus. Eleventy ivory sweater vest, $345, from Butch Blum. “Lost” geo imitation polo in yellow, $119, by and from Ted Baker. Luis Morais 14K yellow bullion and finish beaded bracelets, one shown in black glass, $198, a other in black onyx and hematite, $435, both from Twist. 

Shape Up
You’re not devising it: Octagon and hexagon shapes are one of a ordering elements of Hotel Theodore’s interior design. From a atrium runner to a doorway knockers merged to a 153 guest rooms, these shapes lend a clarity of modernity to a hotel’s new vibe. 

Grand Entrance 
“Pierced Printing” blue-pattern sweater in mix material, $288, by and from JNBY. Schai “Drappo” gaunt dress in clarion blocks, $695, online during schaischai.com. Lacausa V trip dress in panna cotta, $59, from Pipe and Row. Stuart Weitzman “Clinger” low missile widen ankle foot in sleet plonge, $598, from Nordstrom. Brunello Cucinelli gray leather and coronet sequence necklace, $525, from Neiman Marcus. Ten Thousand Things 18K bullion and amber earrings, $1,880; Julie Cohn bronze, black spinel and blue potion stone necklace, $495; Rosa Maria brownish-red quartz and icy yellow solid halo ring set in argent silver, $1,240; and Silvia Furmanovich “Marquetry” purchase with 18K gold, dark scarab and champagne solid details, $6,800, all from Twist. 

View From a Top
The whole 19th floor, or The Residence as it’s known, is a atmospheric 2,000-square-foot apartment with bedroom and bath, interesting space, catering and kitchen space and wraparound views. Step out onto one of 3 decks to take in views of landmarks such as Pike Place Market and a Space Needle. 

Woman About Town 
Lacausa “Court” sheer dress in panna cotta, $132, from Pipe and Row. Viscose cami jumpsuit in black, $298, by and from Eileen Fisher. Aquazzura powder smoke floral-print prosaic slides in rose jacquard, $650, from Neiman Marcus. Verso “Lily” coronet and expel paper necklace, $245, from The Handmade Showroom. Carolina Bucci 18K yellow bullion prolonged beaded earrings, $1,800, and Polly Wales 18K yellow bullion and 3.09-carat sum weight multicolor solid defense ring, $13,600, both from Twist. 

Keep It Casual 
Topman mistake suede Western jacket, $130, from Nordstrom. “Loveless” twill mélange shirt, $125, by and from Freeman. Cooper Jones string T-shirt in marine, $60, from Butch Blum. J Brand “Tyler” deconstructed slim jeans in abalone, $248, from Neiman Marcus. Common Projects “Achilles” leather low-top sneaker in black, $420, from Nordstrom downtown flagship. Black forever rope (worn as a necklace), $38, by and from Do a Extraordinary.

Restoration Story
Previously sealed off to guests, a hotel’s atrium has been easy and non-stop up. It’s now an mouth-watering entertainment mark with friendly seating—the ideal place to suffer a light cocktail during apertivo hour. 

Lounging Around 
On her: Paloma Wool “Leonarda” symbol adult blouse in white/ochre, $131, and Pipe and Row “Staples” yellow flier sunglasses, $40, both from Pipe and Row. Men’s Tellason Stock jean jacket, $159, from Freeman. JNBY belted crepe wide-leg pants in navy, $240, and Jianhui London layered black cord and wooden block stone necklace (six layers), $20, from JNBY. Saint Laurent “Loulou” askew lead slides, $795, from Neiman Marcus. Graf Lantz orange nap and leather tote, $186, from Butch Blum. 
On him: Eleventy silk navy coat, $1,195, and cashmere ivory and gray stripe sweater, $495, with Cooper Jones black string polo, $80, all from Butch Blum. Zanerobe “Salerno” drawstring jogger chino in gray, $99, and Cole Haan “Zerogrand” Stitchlite oxford in ironstone, $180, both from Nordstrom downtown flagship and Westfield Southcenter. Boarding Pass “Flight Brief” waxed board carry-on in midnight, $195, from Freeman. 

Finishing Touches 
Private White V.C. “Mayfair” drawstring overshirt coupler in tan, $549, from Nordstrom downtown flagship. Half-zip flue neck sweater in navy, $175, by and from Ted Baker. Railcar Fine Goods “Flight” trouser in khaki, $148, from Freeman. Isaia blue string button-down shirt, $475, Mimi Fong “Lotus” tie in gold, $220, and Salvatore Ferragamo suede “Gancini” braided loafers in brown, $775, all from Neiman Marcus. 

Shopping 
Aritzia, University Village, University District, 2685 NE University Village St.; 206.523.1210; aritzia.com 
Butch Blum, downtown, 1332 Sixth Ave.; 206.622.5760; butchblum.com 
Do a Extraordinary, downtown, 1810 Sixth Ave.; dotheextraordinary.com 
Eileen Fisher, University Village, University District, 4610 26th Ave. NE; 206.525.0046; eileenfisher.com
Freeman, Capitol Hill, 713 Broadway E; 206.327.9932; freemanseattle.com 
The Handmade Showroom, Pacific Place, downtown, 600 Pine St., No. 301; 206.623.0504; thehandmadeshowroom.com 
JNBY, Pacific Place, downtown, 600 Pine St.; 206.623.0753; jnby.us 
Kacy Yom, kacyyom.com
Neiman Marcus, The Shops during The Bravern, 11111 NE Eighth St., Bellevue; 425.452.3300; neimanmarcus.com 
Nordstrom, downtown, 500 Pine St., 206.628.2111; Westfield Southcenter, Tukwila, 100 Southcenter Mall, 206.246.0400; Bellevue Collection, Bellevue, 100 Bellevue Way SE, 425.455.5800; and other locations; nordstrom.com 
Pipe and Row, Fremont, 611 N 35th St.; 206.632.0720; pipeandrow.com 
Schai, schaischai.com
Silvae, silvae.co 
Sharply, Capitol Hill, 500 E Pike St.; 206.258.2881; shopsharply.com 
Ted Baker, The Bellevue Collection, 141 Bellevue Square, Bellevue; 425.453.5582; tedbaker.com 
Twist, Pacific Place, downtown, 600 Pine St., No. 130; 206.315.8080; twistonline.com 

Credits: 
Photographer: Hayley Young 
Stylist: Darcy Camden 
Hair and makeup: Tiffany Troiano 
Editor and writer: Nia Martin 
Art director: Matt Cole 
Assistant art director: Gina Mills 
Stylist’s assistant: Kayla Downs 
Photographer’s assistant: Alex Crook 
Models: Gregory DeAnda and Sofia Tveter for Seattle Models Guild 
Venue: Hotel Theodore, downtown, 1531 Seventh Ave; 206.621.1200; hoteltheodore.com

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