Tag Archives: Le Chateau

White Denim Vest

My last post featured my black faux suede vest. I have invested in a number of vests, but I’ve never had a white denim vest. I love how adding a vest can make an outfit a little more fashionable. This … Continue reading

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Faux Layers

Layers add interest to an outfit as well as warmth that can be peeled off if need be. But what I like about faux layers is that I can have the look without bulk. Case in point, this lovely turquoise … Continue reading

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Gray Synergy Top = comfort + style

Synergy  Organic Clothing is a fair-trade company in Nepal where the employees earn a living wage. I bought this organic cotton top at Jean’s eco boutique, Drizzle & Shine. A lovely shade of gray with dolman sleeves and beautiful hand-stitching on … Continue reading

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Schafer Baillie Mansion on Capitol Hill

The Schafer Baillie Mansion is an exquisite Bed and Breakfast on Capitol Hill in Seattle–walking distance from Drizzle and Shine, my daughter’s eco boutique. I wore my new gray Synergy top (fair-trade, made in Nepal) that I bought at Jean’s … Continue reading

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Black and White and a Gray Barn

Except for the grass, you’d think these are black and white photos. The nice thing about this lacy top is that I wear different coloured tank tops underneath. I’m getting a lot wear out of my gingham capris because I have so … Continue reading

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Romance and Red Wine

A red rose is a symbol of romance. Romance is always fashionable. Red is a passionate colour. I bought this red cardigan with big black buttons at Hudson’s Bay. Looks like I’m on the Brooklyn Bridge … I’m actually at … Continue reading

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Summertime and the living is easy

… and the cotton is high! I love cotton–simple, pure and natural. There’s nothing I like more than the comfort of 100% cotton: from sheets and towels to clothes and underwear. Here’s another top from Le Chateau in a soft, … Continue reading

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Shades of White

My favourite colour in summer is white: fresh and clean. My new blouse I bought at Le Chateau recently is so light and cool on the hottest summer days. High low style and simple detail makes this a great choice … Continue reading

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Long Cardigans in Black and White

When I can’t decide which one to buy, I buy them both. Actually, my mom started me with this habit; she would buy the same thing in different colours and my daughter Jean and I have continued this tradition. In … Continue reading

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Covered Bridges of Wellington County

The city of Guelph, Ontario has lovely trails that meander along the Eramosa and Speed Rivers. This lattice covered bridge is a replica from the 1800s, part of the Royal Recreational Trail. It is used by pedestrians and bicyclists, a … Continue reading

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