One Day of Downtown Shopping in Seattle
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Downtown

If there were ever a perfect place to actually live up to the shop-until-you-drop cliché, downtown Seattle just might be it. Bring some comfy shoes, grab the credit card with the highest limit and explore all of the best options in the downtown core — all in one day.
 
Morning
Stop by one of the hundreds of downtown coffee shops or stands to kick-start what will be a marathon shopping day. Then hit some of Seattle’s most upscale boutiques like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Luly Yang Couture — many of which are sprinkled around some of the city’s posh downtown hotels such as the Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle. Keep the theme of indulgence going by sampling treats at one of downtown’s emerging artisan chocolate shops, such as The Chocolate Box, which features melt-in-your-mouth bites from lots of local chocolatiers.
 
Afternoon
Drift back to reality near First Avenue and Pike Street, where the bustling Pike Place Market begins. Stroll through the upper-level stalls of flowers, fruits, veggies and handmade goods (such as honey-infused bath products and blown-glass jewelry), then head down to the lower level for a collection of out-of-the-ordinary and charmingly kitschy shops.
 
The Pike Place Market area is a perfect spot to grab a bite to eat — and rest weary feet — as foodie-favorite restaurants, cafes and food stands abound. Then stop by the first-ever Starbucks store for a shot of caffeine to power an afternoon of even more shopping.
 
Nearby, shopping centers beckon. Get lost in Pacific Place, which boasts Barneys New York and plenty of big-name shops. Or wander the fabulous Nordstrom flagship store, adjacent to Pacific Place. The not-to-miss boutiques and stores of City Centre and Westlake Center are also close by.
 
Evening
Take a break to be pampered at the chakra-enhancing Ummelina International Day Spa or one of many other downtown spas. Once revived, continue on First Avenue into the Belltown enclave of downtown, which is lined with chic, independent boutiques and dotted with top-notch galleries such as Canlis Glass.
 
End the day by collapsing into one of the cozy booths at a Belltown-area bistro and sipping on a signature cocktail while perusing the mouthwatering menu.

Below is a random sampling of our shopping and fashion partners. To search all of our shopping and fashion partners, please visit our virtual Visitors Guide to Seattle.

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The Walking Company
1428 Fourth Ave, First Level Seattle WA 98101
Phone: 206 624-9215
Website: http://thewalkingcompany.com
    

The Walking Company mission is to help you walk in comfort in all aspects of your life.

Miner's Landing at Pier 57 Seattle
1301 Alaskan Way, Pier 57 Seattle WA 98101
Phone: 206 623-8600
Website: http://seattlegreatwheel.com
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Refurbished 1890’s Gold Rush pier with authentic Northwest dining, panoramic views, gifts and apparel, Carousel and family entertainment. Open daily.

Whole Foods Market Westlake
2210 Westlake Ave Seattle WA 98104
Phone: 206 621-9700
Website: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/node/6779
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Whole Foods Market is the world's leading natural and organic retailer. Visit us at all six of our Seattle Metro locations.

Earth, Wind & Fire Boutique
1514 Pike Pl, Ste 13 Seattle WA 98101
Phone: 206 448-2529
Website: http://earthwindandfireboutique.com
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This delightful fine crafted fashion boutique carries over 148 clothing designers, 60 exquisite jewelers, stunning handbags, and unique gifts. Daily 10am-6pm.

glassybaby
3406 E Union St Seattle WA 98122
Phone: 206 568-7368
Website: http://glassybaby.com
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Watch glass blowers up close at the glassybaby hot shop. The colorful votives have been featured on The Martha Stewart Show and are a Seattle treasure.

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