Category Archives: Style Challenge

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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Style Challenge: STRIPES

My last visit to Seattle included some fashion fun; Jean and I bought these striped tops in a little shop in Fremont. I like the bell sleeves (impractical for doing dishes–I don’t do dishes!) but fantastic for dancing. I wore … Continue reading

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Style Challenge and the Donkey Sanctuary

Visiting the Donkey Sanctuary near Guelph, Ontario is something I’ve been wanting to do ever since friends of ours told us they volunteer there. The sanctuary is home for 75 rescued Donkeys (plus even more if you count the mules … Continue reading

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Style Challenge: Turquoise top from Berlin

Jean and I often like the same things, so it’s no surprise that when we found these turquoise tops (fair trade) in a little shop in Berlin, Germany we both bought one. With ruching on one side seam and asymmetrical … Continue reading

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Style Challenge: Red and Black Stripes

While shopping in Seattle Jean found these cool tunics with diagonal stripes and handkerchief hems. She’s wearing hers with a black chunky chain necklace (wish I has one) and black faux leather leggings and I wore black corduroy leggings. Jean … Continue reading

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Style Challenge: Tartan Top Two Ways

Originally posted on jeanofalltrades:
You might be aware that my mom loves it when we dress alike. I happen to not like wearing the same thing as someone else. She started the habit when I was too young to know…

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Style Challenge: Ladies in Blue

This is a top I bought in December at The Hudson Bay Co; I immediately tried it on, bought it and wore it. Cool top for my dance classes and I love the Navajo inspired print with fringes on the … Continue reading

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Style Challenge: Ladies in Red

January 2012 started out with a wonderfully, warm vacation in sunny Florida with my daughter, Jean. Escaping from the cold was fantastic, rendezvous with Jean was a bonus–add beaches, restaurants and shopping … well, that makes for a fabulous time! … Continue reading

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