Rely on the upscale Bellevue boutique's staff to guide you to top designer clothes and accessories.

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Elegant La Ree Boutique specializes in designer apparel and accessories from notable local designers as well as big names such as Nili Lotan, Isabel Marant, R13 and Adaptation. Expect an elevated shopping experience with attentive personalized service and artfully staged dressing rooms decked out with sheepskin rugs, elegant chairs and flattering lighting. (11 103rd Ave. N.E., Bellevue, 425-453-7868)

GIFT PICKS:

Ampersand As Apostrophe X Pouch ($189). Achieve the height of minimalist sophistication with this leather clutch finished with a black camo print. The locally designed bag is made of soft American hides, and has a suede interior.

Vanessa Seward Albert Shirt ($650). Dazzle at the holiday party in this French-designed, flowing leopard-print silk blouse embroidered with bronze threads.

Isabel Marant Poween Pumps ($595). Step out on the town in these stunning pointed-toe pumps in snakeskin-stamped leather with an asymmetric ruffle. Made in Italy.

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