Make any shoe fan love you forever by giving him or her this jaw-dropping collection of shoes from Seattle's favorite stores, including a $150 gift certificate from Frankie, $150 from John Fluevog, $150 from Nuvo Moda/Moda Xpress, and $200 from Five Doors Up.
A $650 value! Starting bid: $1.99
I-75 Fun Pack
Thanks to the passing of Initiative 75, responsible adult stoners in Washington can semi-relax about smoking in the privacy of their own homes. For the responsible, at-home adult smoker on your list, there's no better gift than Strangercrombie's I-75 Fun Pack. Included in the one-of-a-kind pack: a brand-new six-foot plastic water pipe from a retail outlet that prefers to remain anonymous, an old-school Atari (complete with Pac-Man and Breakout) from Stuff Cafe and Collectibles, two DVD rentals delivered to your door by Mercury DVD, and $56 worth of Chinese food (delivered!) from Broadway Wok and Grill. (For delivery, winner must reside in Cap Hill, Madison Park, Madrona, Montlake, or Eastlake.)
A $216 value! Starting bid: $1.99
Club Medusa Mega-Bash
The only way to be a VIP is to hang out in rooms designated for VIPs. The sexy Club Medusa has just such a room, and this package--including cover charges, line passes, and appetizers for the winner and 20 friends--authorizes the highest bidder to occupy Medusa's glammy new VIP room for the entire evening. Plus a complimentary Town Car service by Capitol Black Car.
A $750 value! Starting bid: $1.99
Scarecrow Video Fun Pack
Here's the perfect gift for movie geeks, bless their damp, maladjusted souls: an all-region DVD player and 100 rentals courtesy of Scarecrow Video, the greatest video store in the world. Can't wait for the latest Lars von Trier or Wong Kar-wai films to make it to our shores? Rent them on European DVD and watch them before the unwashed masses get the chance!
A $575 value! Starting bid: $1.99
Book Geek Fun Pack
Having trouble finding a great book lately? Go on a $100 shopping spree at Bailey/Coy Books with Book Lust author and world-famous celebrity librarian Nancy Pearl! She's been putting books into the hands of book lovers for years, and recently she was even immortalized as an action figure (She reads! She writes! She shushes!). After your guided spree, enjoy lunch with your celebrity shopping guide, who can fill you in on the wide world of literature and the many wonders of the Dewey decimal system. Plus, she's really nice!
A $100 value (in books), and priceless (Pearl's time!)! Starting bid: $1.99
Jeans for All Seasons Gift Pack
Oh my God! Downtown/Capitol Hill swank merchant Ian offers one lucky winner a free pair of jeans each season for a year. Four pair total!
A $600 value! Starting bid: $1.99
Lost Weekend in Downtown Seattle
Be a tourist in your own town with this instant vacation pack. Includes two nights at the Grand Hyatt, dinner for two at 727 Pine, and two tickets to a show at the 5th Avenue Theatre (some restrictions apply).
An $800 value! Starting bid: $1.99
Lost weekend in Belltown
Just like the downtown Lost Weekend, but relocated to swinging Belltown! Includes two nights at the Ace Hotel, dinner for two at Jai Thai, and tickets to Larry the Cable Guy at the Moore Theatre on January 8, plus a pitcher of beer and roll of quarters for pinball at Shorty's.
A $580 value! Starting bid: $1.99
Lost Weekend on Aurora
Just like the downtown and Belltown Lost Weekends, only relocated to tangy Aurora! Includes two nights at whichever Aurora motel has a vacancy at the time of the winner's desired lost weekend, a grocery bag full of food/entertainment supplies, and $50 cash.
A $175 value! Starting bid: $1.99
Something for Everyone Gift Pack
Itching to get a ton of holiday shopping done in one fell swoop? Then place your bid on this fabulous box of stuff guaranteed to provide thrilling gifts for a half-dozen of your luckiest friends. Included in this pack: the DVD video collection In View: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003, one pair of light-up AC/DC devil horns, a Simple Plan lunchbox, a Jason Mraz trucker hat, and a copy of Junior Senior's smash CD D-D-Don't Don't Stop the Beat autographed by Junior and Senior themselves--all courtesy of Warner/Elektra/Atlantic and Alternative Distribution Alliance. Add some "Axis of Evil" finger puppets and a Curious George W. book and T-shirt set from Retail Therapy, a gift certificate for a customized aroma essence facial from High Maintenance Skincare, a gift certificate for a private salsa lesson for two at Experience along with two passes for dancing at Century Ballroom, and a gift certificate for a one-hour massage from masseuse extraordinaire Bevin Keely, and you've got more good stuff to give away than God.
A $225 value in goods and services, plus priceless swag. Starting bid: $1.99