Tag Archives: Jeanofalltrades

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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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The True Cost Film Screening

Originally posted on jeanofalltrades:
Being a fashion blogger has opened my eyes to a lot about the fashion industry—not all of it good. You may have noticed that I love to attend clothing exchanges and I love supporting local designers…

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Happy Birthday Jean!

Another fashionable year 2015! January… February… March… April.. May… June…  July…  August… September… October… November… December… Wishing you another fabulous year! Thanks for inspiring me with fashion and compassion! ❤ mom

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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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I LOVE BERLIN

Berlin is the New York City of Germany! This was my first visit to this fascinating city and what made it most special is that I went there with Jean and we got to go to the world’s first Vegan … Continue reading

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Munich: Oktoberfest

Munich (the capital of Bavaria) is the city with the largest Oktoberfest in the world. I live in Kitchener, Ontario (once called Berlin) which hosts the biggest Oktoberfest outside of Germany. My first time in Munich this summer made a … Continue reading

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