Chatelaine’s February 2016 issue

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February 2016 cover. Photo, Roberto Caruso. Food styling, Ashley Denton. Prop styling, Rayna Schwartz.
Our February 2016 issue cover. Photo, Roberto Caruso. Food styling, Ashley Denton. Prop styling, Rayna Schwartz.


  • Editor’s Letter
  • Notebook: Ms. Chatelaine, Claudia Li, plus our favourite things to do, watch and read this month.
  • One last thing: A date with Mohamed Fahmy.


  • Notes:  The must-have jacket of the season, treat your skin while you sleep, Saks opens shop in Canada and more.

  • Charmed, I’m sure: Snake-print accessories rule the runways for spring. Here are our favourite picks.

  • Modern romance: Beat the winter wardrobe blues with a few easy pieces in super-soft fabrics.

  • The new hues: Make over your makeup routine with a splash of bold colour, plus easy application tips and tricks.


  • Notes: Cozy throws and accessories, H&M Home comes to Canada, an ode to hygge and more.

  • Snow wonder: Inside the Sobey family’s wood-clad, chalet-style vacation home in Nova Scotia. paint colours of the year and how to work white into your decor.


  • Notes: The ultimate cold survival kit, how to “boost” your immunity, Dr. Danielle Martin on sleeping pills and more.

  • The case for good-enough sex: Too busy to get busy? Why lowering your expectations may be just the trick for a happy sex life.

  • Taking off the mask: After hiding her battle with depression for 20 years, Stephanie Reidy is now devoted to breaking the stigma around mental health.


  • Lives of Muslim girls and womenSeven young Canadians share what it’s like to practise their faith today.

  • Friends with benefits: The real secret to staying happy at work.


  • Kitchen notes: Five twists on hot chocolate, plus comforting miso soup, a guide to small pasta shapes and more.

  • Comfort zone: Warm up on cold winter nights with these cozy recipes that are super simple to make.

  • The dinner plan: Your guide to easy weeknight meals.
  • G’day, cake! Celebrate Australia Day by baking up a batch of lamingtons.

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