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145 S King St
Seattle, WA, 98134
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206-788-0330

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We're Hiring!

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At Velouria, we pride ourselves on being inclusive and approachable. We offer a warm and friendly environment to every single person who walks through our doors. We impress our customers with our attention, presence, thoughtfulness, and positive energy!

We are looking for a customer associate with the following traits:

-Outgoing. You love a chance to talk to someone new and you are an attentive listener as well.

-Passionate. You love independent design and quality-made goods.

-Quick. You are able to prioritize tasks on the fly and understand that the customer is always first!

-Driven. You see a task that needs doing and you take the initiative to complete it.

-Emotionally intuitive. You can read people well and can anticipate customers' needs.

-Available to work 2-4 days a week (including weekends) with a mix of closing and opening shifts. 

 

A sample of tasks our customer associates perform:

-Greeting and attending to customers

-Assessing customers' needs through thoughtful questioning

-Making appropriate jewelry and clothing recommendations as well as suggesting gift ideas

-Maintaining a clean, presentable, and inviting shop through dusting, cleaning, straightening and plant care

-Maintaining the merchandising vision with swift restocks and product rotation

-Steaming and tagging new merchandise

If this sounds like a good fit, please send your resume and a cover letter to Cat and Chika at hellovelouria@gmail.com by Jul 2nd and write Customer Associate Summer 2018 in the subject line. We look forward to hearing from you!

December 7th Artwalk & Pop ups

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Artwalk with H.D. Ceramics

Thursday December 7th, 6-9 PM
 

Hi all you kiln-dried cuties (yeah, we're not sure what that means either...)
  Are you ready to get fired up for artwalk? Ceramic artists Devon Urquhart and Heather Cornelius, the duo behind H.D. Ceramics will be here this Thursday with the perfect, make-you-smile handmade pieces. Stop by to meet the artists behind your favorite mugs---you know, these and these--and get a few folks crossed off your gift list!  Wheel have treats and sips as always ;)

get glazed--and amazed!--,
Cat & Chika


did you know?

We're doin' that pop-up thing.

SAVE THESE SWEET 'N' SAVORY DATES.  
We've got so much goodness planned for you this Holiday season and we don't want you to miss out! Even though we don't have ALLLL the details ironed out, we want you to be the first ones to know!  So, here goes.  

  • December 12th, 5-8 PM, Get party-ready whether you're hosting or guesting (or just come enjoy good wine and good company!). We'll have Molly Dilmore from The Carrot Flower Company with garlands to adorn your home, Alexandra Greenwald of Alexandra's Macarons with the perfect hostess gifts (which are definitely macarons, please bring me macarons if you visit me.) And a wine tasting with selections by Elliott Bay Wines. 
  • December 14th, 4-6 PM, Christine Van Abdouke, designer/maker behind Perilous Activity will be here with her beautiful capes (here and here)--they're now available in waterproof and wool versions, too ;) We're pretty sure you can't put one on and NOT take it home with you.
  • December 15th, ALL DAY It's Holiday Hooky Hour in Pioneer Square! All your favorite businesses will be offering treats or deals all day. We'll have treats and free gifts with purchases. Cat and/or Chika will also be hanging out in Occidental Park from 10 AM-2 PM, so stop by and say hi!
  • December 16th, 2-4 PM, We'll have Portland jewelry designer Natalie Joy on hand with her handmade line. Natalie's work is bold and minimalist and we love it dressed up or dressed down. You'll definitely want to meet the maker behind your favorite pair of earrings and it'll make your gift-giving that much sweeter!
  • December 19th, 5-7 PM Roxie Hunt of howtohairgirl.com and jewelry artist Nikki Jacoby will be here to get you adorned for holiday parties. Roxie will be offering braids and touch up trims (services starting at $35) as well as a selection of her natural hair care products. Nikki will have her newest jewelry pieces and hair combs. You'll recognize her incredible statement earrings. We'll of course have holiday treats for ya, too ;)
  • December 20th, 5-7 PM Local designer Rebekah Jaramillo of Rebekah J Designs will be here with her selection of brass jewelry pieces, perfect for giving. I think we might all have someone on our list who wants one of these. Stop by and get yourself or someone you love a handmade necklace.
  • December 21st, 4-6 PM  Angela Delarmente of Knuckle Kiss Jewelry and London Tierney of Such Sweet Tierney will be with us. Come check out their work (this necklace I wantthis no holds-barred self-talk poster we all need?)--these two are a GOOD TIME and you definitely want to meet them. And guess what? Yes. We'll have treats.
  • December 22nd, 4-6 PM  Madeleine Pope of Cosmic Twin is popping up with her minimalist jewelry line. You may want to stock up on staple earrings for all your friends, but maybe you've had your eye on this one? Yeah, me too.

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY! (And the surrounding days)

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SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY!

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25TH, 11-7 PM
 

Heya sweet potato casseroles!
OMG--that is, Oh My Gourd--it's one of our favorite days of the year because we get to celebrate YOU and how much we appreciate your support and love! We're looking forward to a day full of catching up with you and showering you with treats, giveaways, raffles, and a special clothing--some people call it dressing but what's up with that-- sale! All the deets you've been dying to know:

  • 20% OFF all clothing (applies to items in our clothing section) Friday thru Monday evening both in-store and online. Use code TURKEYSANDWICH online or shop our sale on Garmentory.
  • TREATS AND SIPS ALL DAY LONG.
  • GIVEAWAYS for the first TEN in-store customers.
  • GIFT CERTIFICATE DISCOUNT: $75 for $100 Certificates, to be used after December 1.
  • RAFFLE of a $200 VELOURIA GIFT CERTIFICATE. To enter, make a purchase on Saturday in-store or online. Customers must enter our customer database to be eligible, winner will be notified by Monday November 27th.

Stuff it,
Cat & Chika


did you know?

WE LIKE PLANS MINUS THE PLANNING PART.

 

SAVE THE EVER-LOVIN' DATE, my friends.  
We've got so much goodness planned for you this Holiday season and we don't want you to miss out! Even though we don't have ALLLL the details ironed out, we want you to be the first ones to know!  So, here goes.  

  • DECEMBER 12th, 5-8 PM, Get party-ready whether you're hosting or guesting (or just come enjoy good wine and good company!). We'll have Molly Dilmore from The Carrot Flower Company with garlands to adorn your home, Alexandra Greenwald of Alexandra's Macarons with the perfect hostess gifts (which are definitely macarons, please bring me macarons if you visit me.) And a wine tasting with selections by Elliott Bay Wines. 
  • December 16th, 2-4 PM, We'll have Portland jewelry designer Natalie Joy on hand with her handmade line. Natalie's work is bold and minimalist and we love it dressed up or dressed down. You'll definitely want to meet the maker behind your favorite pair of earrings and it'll make your gift-giving that much sweeter!
  • Stay Tuned, y'all. We've got maker pop-up events planned for the last few weeks of December--we want you to have the pleasure of meeting your favorite local designers as you choose their work to gift to loved ones. And our designers are the best. We're also planning a DO YOURSELF UP night with hair trims, braids, and other get-party-ready activities. YES, PLEASE!

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Don't you just love free ship(ping)? Good news!  We now offer free shipping to the US and Canada on orders over $150. Not looking to spend that much? Domestic orders under $150 are now $8 flat rate. So go ahead and send yourself or others something special!