Small Business Saturday Local Shopping Guide

manchik_mooreaseal029_c71c1eec-0b52-498e-9c47-cdd021680d20Stay home on Friday and go shopping on small business Saturday instead. Bonus points if you pay with cash so the credit card companies don’t get their fee. Above photo of Moorea Seal store by Julia Manchik.

TACOMA

UrbanXChange // Owners Brooke and Nick are unleashing their epic stash of Christmas sweaters, which is reason enough to go. Live music by the Terminals. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shop vibes: Used and vintage clothing. Hipster and hipstress paradise. Location: 1932 Pacific Ave.

Bleach Tacoma // Bleach is hosting their annual Movember event from 7 to 10 p.m. 20% off during the event. 50% off sale items through the weekend. Shop vibes: Men and women’s apparel and skate shop. Location: 1934 Pacific Ave.

Satori boutique // Shop vibes: Women’s apparel. Cool, laid-back basics. Location: 2503 6th Ave.

Paper Luxe // Raffle, treats, and hot drinks. 20% off in-store and online. Shop vibes: The cutest stationary and gifts you ever did see. Location: 7902 27th St. W #3, University Place, WA.

Shopping fuel // Coffee: Anthem Coffee, 1911 Pacific Ave. Eat: Savor Creperie, 1916 Pacific Ave. Snack: Corina Bakery, 602 Fawcett Ave.

 

SEATTLE & ONLINE ONLY

Seattle has tons of places to hit up, and I’m by no means an expert, but here are a few to check out:

Moorea Seal // I’ve been dying to hit up this shop. Tell me how it is! FREE gift with every store purchase. Shop vibes: judging from online, it’s like a mini Northwest-inspired Anthropologie. Location: 2523 3rd Ave.

Ship Song // Sip wine and shop during the holiday open house from 2 to 7 p.m. Shop vibes: Retro flair. Clothing, jewelry, accessories and gifts by local designers. Location: 310 NE 65th St.

Garden Study // My friend Lana just opened up this amazing vintage and handmade shop on Etsy. 25% off storewide this weekend. Shop vibes: think Dear Golden with exceptionally handcrafted vintage-inspired apparel.

What did I miss?? Post in the comments your favorite local shops and/or small biz Saturday sales!

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