Christmas gifts of clothes, jewelry, watches, bags and more, with an eye to Seattle and the Pacific Northwest.
“L” is for local; “E” is for eco-friendly.
This dreamy sweater, made of cashmere-silk yarn, embodies everyday luxury. Designed in Seattle, the feather-weight cardigan is a timeless, versatile layering piece she will want to wear every day. Multiple panels knitted in open stitch and reverse jersey add texture and visual interest. Available in wintery-white mist and rich charcoal. $435 at Clementine (Pioneer Square) and paychiguh.com L
Designed in Ballard, this water-resistant backpack holds up against winter weather and will transition to the hiking trail come spring. Multiple interior and exterior compartments help keep things organized, while a cord-lock cinch and flap closure keep it secure. Genuine leather accents add durability, while padded, adjustable straps provide comfort. Available in six colors, including a classic red-and-black buffalo check. $120 at Kavu (Ballard) and kavu.com L
Your favorite 12th Woman can show her pride with this feminine Washington-state-shaped pendant in sterling silver. It features a “12” cutout and two Swarovski crystals in the team colors of blue and green. The charm, made in Spokane, is suspended from a delicate sterling cable chain with a lobster clasp. Starting at $41.55 at ivybydesign.com (get 15 percent off with promo code CHRISTMASTIMES15) L
This cozy-chic sweater dress elevates Seattle gray with a see-through gauzy asymmetrical hem, flattering nipped waist and elbow-length sleeves. Hand-cut and sewn in Portland using sustainable and organic fibers, all of Basinger’s line is produced mindfully with an eye on reducing waste and protecting the environment. $179 at lizzbasinger.com L E
It’s what’s on the inside that counts — in this case, Mulberry-silk lining in a classic woven-cotton trouser. And they don’t just feel great; they also add warmth and eliminate the need for bulky layers this winter. The brand-new, limited-edition pants are made in San Francisco and are available in two fits (modern slim and casual straight) and three colors. $168 at mcmacular.com
The new Scout Watch from Seattle staple Filson was inspired by classic 1930s pilot watches, with a large dial and brushed stainless case to create a distinct and timeless look. Built in the U.S. by Shinola, each watch features anti-reflective, scratch-resistant crystal and a rotating top ring. Seven styles, with different band and face-plate colors, are available. $650–$900 at Filson Flagship Store (Sodo) and filson.com L
She will sparkle all year long in these sophisticated druzy-quartz stud earrings with 14k gold fill. The simple, timeless style is updated with a coiled wrap that lends it a modern edge. $32 at shopwestsidegoods.com
Made by Seattle label Frock Shop, this artsy skirt is a scene-stealer with European flair. The bold illustration features a canal with gondolas and Italian architecture atop a classic box-pleat skirt design. Memorable and flattering, it pairs beautifully with basic black for a unique and classy look. $115 at Frock (Phinney Ridge) and shopfrockshop.com L
Whether he’s old school or a hipster, this multi-pocketed vest from Seattle outfitter Filson is sure to please. It’s made of 100-percent virgin wool that is naturally water-repellent. Perfect for layering, it will keep him warm while looking cool. $150 at Filson Flagship Store (Sodo) and filson.com L
The new Proof laptop bag, from Timbuk2’s Distilled Collection, delivers urban function and rugged style. Built of sturdy waxed canvas by the pioneers of the messenger bag, it features black leather trim that gets better with age. The small size fits a 13-inch laptop, while the medium fits a 15-inch version. $218–$228 and up at Timbuk2 (downtown) and timbuk2.com
It’s a hood. It’s a scarf. It’s a hoodie scarf. It’s also the perfect gift for your favorite chilly fashionista. She can throw the hoodie scarf on over her holiday finest and go. Handmade in Seattle from soft, cuddly faux fur, the scarf is reversible and comes in a variety of colors. $77–$85 at Fini (Pike Place Market) and pandemoniumhats.com L
Surprise her with the very same horseshoe necklace worn by Dakota Johnson in the movie “50 Shades of Grey.” The necklace was purchased at Seattle’s Show Pony boutique while filming took place in town. The iconic horseshoe, handmade from 14K gold fill on an adjustable chain, is a sexy, delicate declaration of allure and romance. $54 at Show Pony Boutique (Fremont) and showponyboutique.com L
This iconic A-2 flight jacket was created especially for the Boeing centennial by the originators of the World War II bomber jacket and the leather motorcycle jacket. The U.S.-made, waxed cowhide jacket was designed in the same style issued to U.S. Army Air Forces pilots during WWII. Includes a riveted replica “First Flight” data plate and a sewn-in patch commemorating the P-51 Mustang. Sizes M–XXL. $749 at The Boeing Store (Seattle, Renton, Everett) and boeingstore.com L
She can have her sparkle and her black, too, with this new sweater from Seattle’s Tommy Bahama. An easy shape and soft fabric makes it a snap to dress up or down. $118 at Tommy Bahama L