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Montréal: City of fashion

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Montréal is a city of style, our shopping streets packed with unique boutiques offering the latest and greatest fashions and our creative neighbourhoods full of independent ateliers hard at work coming up with what’s next. From cutting edge fashions to old school haute couture, Montréal’s fashion industry is not only alive and well but aiming sky high.

#mtlstyle by the numbers

Ranked third in North America for clothing manufacturing in North America (after New York and Los Angeles), Montréal’s fashion sector is a major player in the Canadian economy. Let’s let the numbers do the talking:

  • $8,000,000,000 total sales for manufactured goods and wholesale distribution in Québec, excluding retail sales (and that’s a lot of zeroes!)
  • 1,846 establishments in operation in the fashion sector across Québec
  • 48% of all Canadian production in the fashion industry are in Québec
  • 82,540 jobs in Québec’s fashion sector, of which 58% are in the Greater Montréal area

And the fashion industry in Québec is united by the internationally-active mmode cluster group, an initiative of over 220 companies working together to bring home-grown fashion to the world. Check #mtlstyle on Instagram for a taste of mmode in action!

É V E I L. @anniesama8, @tristepoke et @princefrikal arborent un look qui reflète leur personnalité éclectique. Artiste de la scène, Annie aime s’amuser avec ses vêtements. «Je porte ce que j’ai envie de porter», explique-t-elle. Les gars, eux, décrivent leur style comme «laisser-aller soigné». Chose certaine: ils forment un beau trio! – B L O O M. @anniesama8, @tristepoke and @princefrikal all rock looks that reflect their eccentric personalities. Performance artist Annie loves experimenting with clothes. “I wear whatever I feel like wearing,” she explains. As for the guys, they describe their style as “well planned sloppiness.” One thing’s for sure: they make one hell of a good-looking trio! – #mtlstyle #unique #streetstyle #montreal

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The perfect place for fashion heads to see – and be seen

Since being named an UNESCO City of Design in 2006, Montréal has remained a hotbed of creativity and forward thinking. With scores of intriguing and unique meeting locations on hand, there’s no better place than Montréal for your next fashionable, trendsetting meeting.

 

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