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Happy Anniversary DRIZZLE AND SHINE

It’s been two years since my daughter Jean opened her eco-boutique in Seattle. “Drizzle & Shine is an eco-boutique that grew out of a style blog. While blogging about fashion, boutique owner Jean Coburn learned about major ethical concerns in the fashion industry. The … Continue reading

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The Deadly Cost of Fashion

Tragedy in Bangladesh – Five Years Ago We live in a global village and we all heard about it. Is it old news now? Not for the families of the victims who died and those who were injured. Devastations like … Continue reading

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Red and Black

You don’t have to be rich to be well dressed! Thrifting can make you look like a million dollars for under $20. I prefer thrifting than buying new cheap clothes. With the money saved you can buy quality clothes. My … Continue reading

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February Blues and Floral Booties

We’ve had more snow flurries and freezing rain this cold February, reminding us that winter is still here, but that doesn’t stop me from thinking spring and wearing flowers. I’m so into florals this winter, kind of like a protest … Continue reading

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Little Red Dress and a Houndstooth Coat

It’s a title I’ve used before, Little Red Dress, this time with a completely different style. My dress from the Fabulous over 40 Model Search was ultra glamorous! This one is classy for everyday and yet can be dressed up … Continue reading

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Sailor Stripes

Stripes have a nautical summery look and remind me of a cute sailor outfit I had when I was a little girl. I bought this top with stripes while in New York City at Anthropologie. I wore it to cross … Continue reading

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My Traveling Outfit

I’m already planning what I’ll wear on the plane for my winter vacation in Seattle. This dress was designed for me! It’s the first thing that caught my eye when I walked into Drizzle and Shine for the first time. A … Continue reading

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Autumn Jackets

One of the reasons I have a closet full of fall jackets is because I take care of my things and tend to have them a long time, another reason is because I love thrifting. These are some of my … Continue reading

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My daughter: the animal rights activist

Jean has always loved fashion and at a young age decided what she wanted to wear. Influenced by Little House on the Prairie at 4, she loved her little Holly Hobbie bonnet and had several dresses that would fit in … Continue reading

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Updated Hippy Style

I was a flower child in the ’60s. Two of my favourite fashion trends at the time were flowers and tie-dyed clothes. I dabbled in tie-dying and turned a plain white T-shirt into a work of art. When I saw … Continue reading

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