Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Friday, February 25th, 2011

3:00 pm

Blackbird By Han Wolf Sun In Tortoise Sunglasses


One of three new Han sunglasses for Seattle’s Blackbird. By the way, they’re great. “Blackbird presents our dark and dapper take on classic American shades. The large, semi-transparent tortoise frames are complimented by thick and sturdy, black temple arms. Perfect…

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Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Friday, October 15th, 2010

6:00 pm

Blackbird Bird Boy Knit Cap


Blackbird cooks up some knit caps for the coming season. “Blackbird’s Bird Boy Knit Cap is a replica of the one wore by the real Bird Boy of Ballard (not real).  It is/was a tight knit small ribbed cap with…

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Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

11:30 pm

Interview with Nicole Miller of Blackbird

Selectism - Interview with Nicole Miller of Blackbird

Here’s a short interview (almost buyer’s guide) with Nicole Miller of Seattle’s Blackbird shop. On who their customer is? “It may sound strange but the Blackbird customer could be anyone.  People seem to see this store as whatever they want…

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Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

2:16 pm

Alden for Blackbird Osgood Series Saddle Shoe

selectism - Alden for Blackbird Osgood Series Saddle Shoe

Seattle recognizes Mr. Frank Osgood as father of their public transportation system. Introducing a horse drawn trolley system in 1894, Osgood begins to further facilitate the movement of laborers and the pursuit of leisure in the city. Five years later,…

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Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Monday, December 14th, 2009

Friday, December 12th, 2008

8:42 pm

Rogues Gallery Hand Made Stockings

Selectism - Rogues Gallery Hand Made Stockings

Blackbird has a nice selection of handmade stockings from that Portland, Maine outfit called Rogues Gallery. They’re 90$US per stocking and in order to choose your sock of choice you’ll need to hit up the Blackbird site to see what…

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Thursday, December 4th, 2008

11:47 am

Blackbird ‘Sunset Hotel’ Jeans

selectism - blackbird-jeans

Blackbird continue their expansion with this pair of jeans, named the ‘Sunset Hotel Jean’. Named after the former residents of Blackbird’s Ballard location, the actual Sunset Hotel used to house sailors, heroin addicts and prostitutes. The jeans themselves are understated,…

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