Seattle Achieved fashion editor Zoe Sayler hates owning her photo taken, but she loves having her image. Mirror selfies — a millennial diary slipping out of design and style as large-res phone cameras proliferate — present “the means to hone, or get a real grasp, on how you want the world to see you,” Sayler suggests. “And that is all, I imagine, that design and style is.”
Sayler could be the only Seattle journalist with the title “style editor,” a work that invokes New York catwalks. (Sayler earlier interned for The Seattle Times, wherever we became good friends.)
“Seattle design,” on the other hand, evokes Blundstone boots, Patagonia jackets and Carhartt beanies — not specifically higher trend. At any time Sayler tells someone what her work is, she feels the load to disprove that.
“I want to represent both equally the journal and the