Fashion and Design Festival of Montréal

Posted on June 17th, 2009 by .

Fashion & Design Festival kicks off this Wednesday at the heart of Downtown Montréal! That means that McGill Avenue is transforming into a giant open-air runway and that models, avid shoppers and tourists are taking over the streets for one big party!
 
I’ll be there celebrating on Wednesday during the K-OS concert, but in the meantime here are some highlights to put in your agendas!
My selection of fashion shows:
• Wednesday 7pm: BARILÀ
Great boho-chic, modern and ethnically flavoured brand by sisters Sabrina and Claudia Barilà
• Thursday 9:30pm: VALÉRIE DUMAINE
Clothes inspired by the past for confident and bold women, with clean and elegant lines.
• Friday 5.30pm: KSL
The line of professional cyclist Katy St-Laurent, who presents her first collection of athletic clothing for women who love being comfortable and look stellar!
• Friday 9.30pm: FINN CULTURED + CURED
Urban fresh and colourful for Hipsters worldwide
• Saturday 5.30pm: KATHERINE BARCLAY
Upscale collection of knitwear with strong European influence for a sophistaceted look
• Saturday 6.30pm:GUIDO & MARY
100% Canadian denim line that makes the behind shine.
 
Best Parties & Special Events:
• Wednesday 6.30pm: Montreal Loves Fashion presented by Guru! (Highlights from Montréal’s Fashion Week with the top Montréal designers presenting pieces from their latest collections)
• Wednesday 10pm: K-OS is taking over the stage (Party and Dance away to the beats of the famous conscious-rapper)
• Friday 10pm: StyleXchange presents Fashion Religion Take II (have a drink and see some great fashion before going out)
• Friday 11pm: Big party called Femme Fatale organized by Eye Candy at Time Supperclub (mingle and drink with models, industry people and photographers)
 
Happy Festival!
Festival of Fashion and Design of Montréal
June 17 – June 20, 2009
At the corner of McGill Avenue and St-Catherine
514-876-1499
Toll-free : 1-888-876-1499
http://www.festivalmodedesign.com/

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