Tag Archives: slow fashion

NORTHERN REFLECTIONS: a top with flare

When my new top arrived from Northern Reflections, I felt like a child on Christmas morning! I love the print and handkerchief hem style with flare. It’s luxuriously soft and so feminine. I wore it for Ladies’ Night Out, a … Continue reading

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NORTHERN REFLECTIONS: holiday apparel

Northern Reflections is a quality Canadian women’s clothing company, I’ve been a happy customer over the years (since 1985 when the first store opened) and I’m delighted to collaborate with a company who cares about our environment and values SLOW … Continue reading

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DRIZZLE & SHINE: eco-boutique SALE!!!

A message from my daughter Jean After being an exclusively online store for six months now, and as I reflect on the past five and a half years, one thing has become clear: Drizzle & Shine was meant to be … Continue reading

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FLOWER POWER: florals on black

Flowers are never out of season and never out of style. I bought two floral tops at Simons recently. This one with a black background. It’s super soft and I love that it’s made with an eco-friendly, sustainable fabric. “LENZING™ … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Resolution: SLOW FASHION

As my readers and friends already know, I promote slow fashion, sustainable fashion, thrifting, I support local businesses, small businesses, ethical companies, artisans and I especially look at lables to see where the item is made.  This Dolman sleeve sweater … Continue reading

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Faux Leather and Lace: thrifted fashion

One of my favourite looks is mixing rough and refined. Faux leather pants are a tough biker look, but I’m a feminine kinda girl, so I paired them with a pretty lace top. Both are thrifted and my shoes are … Continue reading

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Olive Green Linen Jacket and a Thrifted Scarf

There’s a beautiful old willow tree on the back road of our neighbourhood where I like to go for photoshoots. I grew up in Willowdale, a suburb of Toronto, where the majestic weeping willows grow. I love how they are … Continue reading

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SLOW FASHION: 30 wears challenge

“The goal of the 30 wears challenge campaign is to encourage shoppers to buy less fast fashion and more slow, quality pieces that they will wear over and over again. The less we buy, over time, the less that will … Continue reading

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DRIZZLE & SHINE: eco-boutique

In May 2016 my daughter opened an eco-boutique in Seattle, Washington. Jean has always loved fashion, even as a pre-schooler. She started her fashion blog in 2011. “Drizzle & Shine is an eco-boutique that grew out of a style blog. … Continue reading

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This outfit is totally SLOW FASHION

If you are reading my blog for the first time you’ll find out immediately that I support SLOW FASHION. In a world filled with cheap, throw away, fast fashion–which is bad for our environment and even worse for the garment … Continue reading

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