January 2016

Chatelaine's January 2016 issue

Ashley Callingbull January 2016 cover

Ashley Callingbull, our January 2016 cover star. Photo, Raina + Wilson. Makeup & hair, Sheri Stroh for Plutino Group/GreenBeauty.ca. Styled by Jessica Albano.


  • Editor’s Letter
  • Notebook: Ms. Chatelaine, Mary Spencer, plus our favourite things to do, watch and read this month.
  • One last thing: A date with Michael Bublé.


  • Notes: The new statement sneaker, how to master the five-minute ballet bun, our favourite roomy bags and more.

  • Winter skin fixes: Dermatologist-approved products to protect your skin from winter’s wrath.

  • Denim Guide: 12 reasons we’ve got the blues: A dozen new ways to wear the trend s— including (yes) the Canadian tuxedo.


  • Notes: The hottest paint colours of the year and how to work white into your decor.

  • 10 trends for 2016: From statement lighting to untamed florals, drama is the name of the game.


  • Notes: The benefits of adding strength training to your weekly workouts, superhero-esque fitness clothes and other ways to get stronger in 2016.

  • Flex appeal: Stop exercising to get smaller. It’s okay to take up space.

  • One for the ages: Dr. Danielle Martin on how each decade shapes our long-term health.

  • Gut check: How mapping our gut’s microbes could change the future of medicine.


  • This is 40(ish) survey: Canadian women dish on love, family, work, money and health.

  • Ashley Callingbull speaks out: The first indigenous woman to win Mrs. Universe on her past, her politics and the world of pageantry.


  • Kitchen notes: It’s citrus season! We grill Jamie Oliver in our all-star chef quiz.

  • Pantry heroes: Stock up on these super-star ingredients for plenty of quick, easy dinners.

  • How butter works: Three easy lessons that will make you a better baker.

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