September 2016

Chatelaine's September 2016 issue


  • Editor’s letter
  • Notebook Ms. Chatelaine, plus our favourite things to do, watch and read this month.
  • One last thing Throwback: 1960.


  • Notes Wide-leg trousers, natural beauty products, Nordstrom concierges, cross-country Etsy pop-ups and more.
  • More is more North American skincare typically involves three steps. This Korean school has 10—and our writer loves them all.
  • Cut loose Relaxed, drapey and extremely comfortable clothes are the key to style this fall.


  • Notes Ikea’s Poäng chair turns 40, bold wallpaper, entryway essentials and more.
  • 50 best decor tricks Timeless decorating principles that can improve any space.


  • Notes Sleek, functional backpacks, pumped-up workout classes, Dr. Danielle Martin on menopause and more.
  • What it feels like Aviva Rubin is living with chronic cancer. After 26 months of treatment, it’s in remission; now, she waits.
  • Over the rainbow Canada’s food guide is officially behind the times. We need to focus on not just what we eat, but how we eat it.


  • Who do you want to spend time with? We surveyed this season’s buzziest titles to find your new favourite protagonist.
  • Not the right time Laura Stradiotto had an abortion when she was happily married with two small kids. It’s a decision more women are making — so why aren’t we talking about it?


  • Kitchen notes A ginger beer float, new (and delicious) reasons to eat your greens, the best ways to store your produce and more.
  • 9 ways with tomatoes From salads to salsa, pizza and jam.
  • Play the market It’s peak season for endless varieties of fruit and veg. We give you simple ways to make the most of a farmers’ market haul.
  • The dinner plan Your guide to easy weeknight meals.

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