Two days: barely enough time to scratch the surface of all of the city’s treasures.
Whether you want to dress yourself to the nines or turn your home into a paragon of originality and elegance, you’ll find it all here.
- Get a feel for why Montréal is synonymous with bold creativity by browsing the boutiques of Québec fashion designers: Dubuc Mode de vie: chic urban style; Revenge: for gurus of good taste; Angela Jones maillots: the latest in bikinis, beachwear, robes and accessories.
- Discover the ultimate in home decor and accessories (and watch your friends’ jaws drop when they see your new digs); Bleu Nuit and Carré Blanc: slip between the sheets with style; Zone: decorative items, curtains, lamps and everything for the coolest bathroom ever. Marcel Proulx Fleuriste: decorative items and garden furniture; Arthur Quentin: kitchen items, porcelain and earthenware. A landmark; Couleurs: furniture and decorative items from the 40s to the 70s; Dix Mille Villages: fair trade products and objects of every description; Départ en Mer: Marine-themed gifts, accessories and decorative items.
De La Montagne Street
Three of Montréal’s leading haute-couture designers have set up shop on this trendy fashion strip:
- Marie Saint-Pierre: embraces a philosophy of movement. Marrying elegance with audacity, her collections offer something to fit every woman’s style and mood.
- Andy Thé-Ahn: offers colourful collections that are both feminine and elegant, designed with the professional woman in mind. Ultra-feminine blouses, tailored suits and sophisticated evening dresses for one-of-a-kind looks.
- Nadya Toto: has a weakness for combining comfort and refinement, plus a decidedly sexy side that lends signature charm to her creations.
Dive into the dynamic energy of “The Main”. The mosaic of cultures that call this area home has given birth to a captivating mix of totally eclectic businesses, from ultra-chic to quirky kitsch.
- Food stores, clothing boutiques and furniture stores flaunt their wares side by side. A paradise for those who love to shop, with something for every budget and taste.
- Antique stores and second-hand shops (friperies) are legion and boutiques are brimming with dishes, ceramics, and blown-glass objects—whatever your heart desires. Two addresses worth noting: Sauriol and Phil’z, which stock a treasure trove of accessories from the 30s to the 70s.
3852, rue Saint-Denis
3913, rue Saint-Denis
3960, rue Saint-Denis
9200, rue Meilleur