Category Archives: Shopping

Black and White Paisley Pants and a Guest Fashionista

While in New York City we went to a park almost every day and since we were staying near Central Park, we enjoyed adventures in the park many times. On this particular day, I wore black and white paisley pants … Continue reading

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White after Labour Day?

When it comes to fashion, I make my own rules. I love all white any time of the year. These photos taken before Labour Day in Bryant Park (NYC). It looks like I’m wearing a dress but it’s actually a … Continue reading

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Apollo Theater in Harlem

The Apollo Theater in Harlem is where the Queen of Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald, began her career on Amateur Night. She was often referred to as the First Lady of Song and noted for her amazing scat singing. Many famous singers and … Continue reading

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CROSSING THE LINE in Black and White Gingham

Last trip to Seattle I packed only black and white clothes. It was so simple to take a minimal of pieces and yet still have enough different looks to mix and so easy to match. Of course, knowing I’d be … Continue reading

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Black and White Fashion

As every fashionable woman knows, black and white is a classic combination: always in style, never out of date, forever chic. You can’t go wrong with black and white, this duo will always be in vogue: takes us through every season … Continue reading

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Memory Lane: University Village

Meandering around University Village in Seattle last year, I wore my black and white damask design pants that I bought in NYC several years ago in a little boutique in Harlem. We’ll be going back to NYC this summer and … Continue reading

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Cool without Cruel

What do hedge hogs and wild boars have in common? They are both animals on T-shirts from ARMED ANGELS: organic, fair trade and eco-friendly. Jean and I love supporting ethical businesses because this way we can vote with our dollars. … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary Drizzle & Shine!

This month marks one year since my daughter opened her eco boutique in Seattle. I’m very proud of Jean, not only because she started her own business, but because compassion motivated her to make this decision. She explains in this video … Continue reading

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Synergy two-piece dress – Drizzle & Shine

This lovely skirt is one of the skirts I bought in Seattle at my daughter’s store. It came with a matching top and I regretted not having bought the top. Thankfully my daughter (owner of Drizzle & Shine eco boutique) had … Continue reading

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Blue Denim

Meandering through the mall with my grandchildren recently, I passed by Northern Reflections (Canadian women’s apparel) and this denim blue crocheted cardigan caught my eye. Of course, I had to buy it because it reminds me of my mom and my crocheting days. She … Continue reading

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