Author: Jade Jehle

I’m a Microbiologist And I Wear Dresses!

by Véronique Demers-Mathieu MUA: Lori Danaraso | Photos: Matt Ayotte | Location: Boucherville | Dresses: Ted Baker, shoes: Banana Republic (Véro) and Lewit (MC) I, Vero, obtained my Ph.D. in microbiology from Laval University in 2015. My doctoral thesis work was focused on anti-inflammatory and anti-obesity effects of new probiotic strains in dairy products. At the end of my Ph.D., I discovered that Bifidobacterium animalis sp. lactis and Lactobacillus paracasei strains, present in dairy products (such as ice cream with probiotics) reduced weight gain and white adipose tissue (bad fat associated with cardiovascular diseases and obesity) by decreasing inflammation. This...

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Adding a Little Light to Overcast Days

My Look Jumpsuit: Gal Meets Glam Bag: SFW Shoes: Aldo Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening. And the most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. Coco Chanel Historical fashion...

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Dare to Wear: A Shift in the American Fashion History

Photos: Davone Phongsa | Blazer: Versace, Pants: Milly Exclusive, Purse: DKNY | Stylist: Jade Jehle | Location: Mélisse Restaurant by Jade Jehle, Artistic Director & Blogger Early April in Montreal can be described as a mix of bright sunshine with sudden rain, light snow or cold, cold winds. Nonetheless, as you know me, there is a tremendous amount of excitement that fills my heart as we enter a new season and take off those heavy coats. Bring on the colors and pastel accessories! I like to travel through time to find out about the origins and meaning of what we consider...

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Addiction to Social Media: Less Scrolling, More Living

by Jade Jehle, Artistic Director & Blogger As a marketing professional, I am tasked to utilize social media as a key to listen, engage and build relationships with audiences. On a personal level, do I get tempted to check one or a few social media apps every day? Yup. I don’t know about you, but my phone’s main purpose has switched from calls and texts to Instagram and LinkedIn usage… And I’m not necessarily proud of it! “We’re living at a time when attention is the new currency. Those who insert themselves into as many channels as possible look set to capture the most value.” Pete Cashmore Founder, mashable.com Ok, so, the top communication methods in 2019: Facebook (and its little brother WhatsApp), Instagram, Twitter and several others. Not only has social media become the way for users to redefine their lifestyle and status, but it most importantly creates a sense of belonging. Used daily or regularly, they expose parts of our lives and thoughts and keep us connected to our friends and family, and consequently, an excessive use is certainly not rare. “Facebook researchers have figured out the perfect color, placement, and size of the like button to maximize the impact on your brain. If this sounds a little… manipulative, well, it is. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you need to delete your Facebook account. Users do show...

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In a World Full of Trends, I Want to Remain a Classic

Shopping List:  Suits: Zara Similar Suit : French Connection | Alicia + Olivia | Joie Lian blazer Similar Heels : Top Shop | Michael Kors Clothes aren’t going to change the world, the women who wear them will. Anne Klein Founder of the Anne Klein fashion line, parent company of Nine West Worn by MC Boisvert (second from left), photo: Matt Ayotte, MUA: Jade...

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