Something for everyone, broken down by who you are and/or who you want to be. Check out the map of where to shop and support local businesses in Seattle.
As much as any city, Seattle embodies the #indie movement. Whether its dreamy vibes in Ballard, old school vibes in Georgetown or quiet energy vibes along Queen Anne Avenue - independent, locally owned stores are everywhere. The Seattle shopping guide by vibe highlights the small and local shops that help make this city so special. No matter what season it is, shopping locally is one of the most powerful individual actions we can make to support the communities we love. Showing up in real life and spending money in local shops and buying locally made products is a revolutionary act. So please, before clicking “buy online now” check out some of these local gems first.
Look closely you will find everything you need right here - books, clothing, jewelry, toys, leather, bikes, wine or vintage records - Vibemap has got you covered. Not to mention that vibes are a great way to shop regardless of whether you are shopping for yourself or someone else. Close your eyes. Imagine the person you are shopping for (yes, even if that is you). What is their vibe? Is it buzzing or quiet energy? Is it playtime or in solidarity? Now scroll down to the vibe that best matches the person you are thinking of below and we guarantee you will find exactly what you are looking for.