Tag Archives: fair trade

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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T-shirt dress for all seasons

When I bought this T-shirt dress at Drizzle & Shine, I knew I’d be able to wear it anytime of the year. My daughter Jean wore hers as a tunic with jeans and I decided to try it too. Perfect … Continue reading

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Exploring Seattle

While visiting my daughter in Seattle in September, I couldn’t resist buying a new wardrobe at her eco boutique Drizzle & Shine. Here’s one of the four skirts I bought. It’s made by Synergy and I have mentioned this fair-trade … Continue reading

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Summer Place

We have enjoyed an extended summer during October. However, autumn leaves must fall and it will soon be time to winterize our Summer Place. We also call it the Tree House because it overlooks the forest, three stories high, since … Continue reading

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Summertime Blues

Today is the last day of summer. This top is is from Dear Goods, Berlin (people, animal and eco-friendly) bought last summer during my holiday in Germany. Being a summer-lovin’ girl, I don’t rush into fall fashion until absolutely necessary. Cute little … Continue reading

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Elisa Cavaletti and my new lace shrug

I bought this white Elisa Cavaletti blouse and lace leggings in Dinkelsbuhl, Germany last summer. The design is unique, embellished with dazzling mismatched buttons and the quality is superb. A very unusual “V” shape high low style The lace leggings … Continue reading

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White Shirt from Dear Goods, Berlin

When Jean and I went shopping in Berlin, Germany last summer, we bought some lovely clothes. I bought three tops at Dear Goods (fair-trade) boutique. Now she has opened her own eco boutique in Seattle. I have yet to post … Continue reading

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My Daughter: the American Eco Boutique Owner

My daughter Jean (from Jean of all Trades: a style guide and Sunshine and Slaughter: Vegan for Life) has had two monumental achievements this year: she became an American citizen and opened her own eco boutique Drizzle and Shine. Jean followed … Continue reading

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