Blue Fish for Everyone!
Our Blue Fishinista – Carol
All About Carol
Blue Fish had been a part of my life for over 15 years. I was first drawn to the clothes because they are organic, made in the USA, comfortable, unique and because I feel like a “fish-anista” when I wear them!
I’m as passionate about my wardrobe as I am about the Eden Alternative, which is the philosophy shared by the Elder Living Home where I work. The Eden Alterntative is about creating an environment where everyone is well-known; Elders and Care Partners alike. I am definitely known for my unique sense of style. I have Elders waiting for me to come to work so they can see what outfit I’ve put together for the day. One Elder stated that she just can’t wait to see me every morning. Most days she thinks I’m pretty stylish, and other days she says “it’s a bit of a stretch”! Another Elder who is a seamstress always wants to touch the fabric and asks about the beautiful patches used on the garment.
That’s one of the things that is fun about all of the clothes from Blue Fish, I can mix and match and in the end, I’ve come up with a unique masterpiece to wear for the day as well as a conversation piece.
The Eden Alternative philosophy is centered on finding your Voice and Identity and living life to the utmost. Blue Fish’ wide selection of clothing and designs happens to fit my personal style and gives me an opportunity to express myself.
Your BFF (Blue Fish Friend)
Blue Fish Friends at Eden Alternative
Carol loves to take gifts to her friends at the Elder Living Home. So we asked her to take their picture and tell us a little bit about them! Here they are…
“I just loved to ride horses, & I thinks Blue Fish clothes are comfy and warm.”
“I’m a retired RN, Iowa farm girl of Swedish decent. I had a fantastic marriage for 47 years.”
“I’m a seamstress and I love all of the materials and the variety in Blue Fish Clothing. The textures, patches, and buttons appeals to my creative senses.”
“The clothes were so nice and fun to wear!”
“The photo shoot was a hoot! I appreciate the uniqueness of the clothing.”
“The clothes are fabulous! They are so warm and the colors are gorgeous!”
“Being a former teacher, I always wanted to look good for my students. The Blue Fish Clothing not only looks great but makes me feel great when I wear them.”
“I’m an artist specializing in oils. I love dressing up and think Blue Fish is so artistic. I marvel over all the different designs!”
Thanks everyone for being a part of a Blue Fish Fashion Shoot!
To see Carol’s Interview video click here
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Each one of our customers has a “Blue Fish” story, and each story is totally one-of-a-kind, just like our clothing!
I recently spoke with Lisa Labagh to find out what she loves about Blue Fish.
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This colorful chair is truly original, and that’s exactly what drew Blue Fish founder and owner Jennifer Barclay to it in the first place.
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WHAT SIZE AM I?
Blue Fish sizing is uniquely ours. We have developed this system to fit many body types, shapes, & heights comfortably. Here is the Blue Fish size chart and its traditional size equivalent:
00 – only available in select styles. fits up to size 6
0 – fits up to size 10
1 – fits ups to size 16
2 – fits up to size 22
3 – only available in our studio tees & some tunics. fits up to size 26
O/S – one size that fits most customers
Remember that each style is unique & has different measurements--please check the size chart on your item of interest for exact measurements! One style may fit you differently than other styles you have worn before and we strongly recommend checking the measurements before making your purchase.
You might wear a combination of sizes depending on your body shape and how you prefer the drape of your clothing. For instance, you might wear a size 0 pants and a size 1 top. If you prefer looser, more flowy clothing, size up--if you prefer more fitted pieces, choose those closer to your actual measurements. We provide measurements for each style so you can find the best fit for the way you like to wear your Blue Fish.
If you ever have questions about the fit of our clothing, just give us a call! We will help you find the specific styles that will work best for you. Call us at 800.395.4566 M-F from 9-5 CST to speak to our personal shoppers. You can also email us with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.