Summer is coming to an end. Children are back to school and you’ve come to terms with saying farewell to your favourite pair of sandals. But rest assured, there are still a bunch of festivals, activities and amazing things to do in Montreal!
Results for Fashion
DENIS GAGNON is the Montréal designer who attracts the biggest crowds during Fashion Week. I must have spilled at least two Dirty Martinis last season just trying to wade through the crowd gathered for his 2009-2010 Fall-Winter collection.
In this new series, I explore one of my favourite streets in the city. Follow me as I walk from West to the East along Prince-Arthur, a charming little street in Montreal’s Plateau neighbourhood. Read more to view my picks along the way.
As one of Montréal’s most talented designers, Rad Hourani spends quite a bit of time hopping from one fashion city to another. Luckily, I was able to catch him between flights and talk to him about his work, why he designs clothes in black and why he doesn’t believe in trends or celebrities.
Let’s face it. You have to be in the mood to shop for vintage. You need to focus, your attention unwavering and your fashion radar on full throttle. Sifting through piles of clothes takes a lot of energy – especially when it smells of mothballs. But what if vintage clothes always looked – and smelled – like roses? That’s what fashionista-pioneer Élaine Léveillée had in mind when setting up Era Vintage.
A few years ago, I couldn’t help but notice that some of the city’s coolest club kids were all dressed in these edgy, innovative outfits. It was only a matter of time — and with a little help from my friend Stefan who knows just about every single person in Montréal — for me to finally meet the man behind all the hype.