Tag Archives: Jeanofalltrades

Kimono-style floral dressing gown

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery!” Blogging definitely inspires me. We are influential beings. When I first saw some of my fellow bloggers featuring vintage Kimono morning robes or dressing gowns, I knew this is a look I would … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Orange: a warm autumnal colour

Orange was never a colour you’d see me wearing, that is until after I started blogging. Now I have various shades of orange in my wardrobe and the newest one is this lovely shade of pumpkin, a dress that I … Continue reading

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September in Seattle

I was so excited as the plane landed at the Seattle airport and we were on our way to see my daughter and her new eco boutique! Jean was working in the store so we took the Link Light Rail … Continue reading

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A Little Lace Frock

On a previous visit to Seattle, I bought this little white lace dress. I hadn’t worn it till this summer. Here with a white slip. I’ve worn it with a black slip. An updo for a elegant look. Add a pop of colour … Continue reading

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September

Summer is not over yet. Yes, it’s September. Yes, school starts next week, but I don’t go to school. I’m on summer holidays and going to visit my daughter Jean in Seattle for September. Pleasant sunny days on the forecast … Continue reading

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Paisley Twins

Meet my twin sister. Can you tell which one is me? As a child, I always wanted a twin sister. I was intrigued every time I saw twins.  I was actually a little obsessed with it so much that my … Continue reading

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EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT

My daughter: the eco boutique owner. Today the doors of a new eco boutique opened on Capitol Hill, Seattle. Drizzle & Shine is an eco boutique that grew out of a style blog. While blogging about fashion, boutique owner Jean … Continue reading

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Denim jacket and white jeans

Shopping at Homesense the other day, I couldn’t help noticing that I matched the furniture display, so I asked a shopper to take my photo. Thank you Paul! I’m not the only one who likes wearing a denim jacket with … Continue reading

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WHO MADE MY CLOTHES?

This is a question I never used to ask. During Fashion Revolution Week in April, my daughter Jean wrote about the importance of buying ethically made clothing. Her dress is by Synergy, a company that specializes in organic cotton clothing made … Continue reading

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Style Challenge: Pearl Gray Bouclé

Shopping in Fremont, Washington with my daughter Jean was a fun Girl’s Day Out. We saw this bouclé pullover in a shop window. It can be  dressed up like the mannequin, worn over a dress. We both bought one while I was … Continue reading

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