Christine Shaikin comes out of retirement to open Justine boutique
Christine Shaikin is a familiar face in the fashion scene in Ottawa. Almost two years ago, she retired and closed her Justine boutique, which she had ran since 1981. With too much time on her hands, she is back and has opened up shop on York Street.
Four hundred and 58 days, 77 hours and 16 minutes after Christine Shaikin abruptly closed the doors of her iconic Justine and Justina’s store on Sussex Drive, an equally iconic Ottawa face walked into her new location and became the...
Since launching the website, I've decided to start a blog to tell you my story as a personal stylist and the history of Justine's.
As most of you are aware, in my earlier years, I was with the RCMP where I designed and styled the RCMP women's uniforms. Since then, I have dressed many iconic women from all walks of life, celebrities, rockstars, ballet dancers, opera singers, politicians, ambassadors, wives of Prime Ministers - my first one was of course, Margaret Trudeau, one of the women I am truly blessed to have worked with.
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