Fashion

Spring Hits Montreal Fashion Brand Laura

The weather is finally warming up, and we can all rejoice at the thought of the upcoming BBQ and terrasse season. From experience, we know the arrival of spring is conducive to refreshing our wardrobe. Here, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite pieces from the spring collection of Quebec...

Vanessa Yanow: Montreal Artist at Work

“I knew I was an artist since I was in grade five. Art was in the fibre of my being,” recalls Vanessa Yanow, seated in her luminous Park Extension studio where we recently had the chance to chat. Yanow’s inkling as a child was spot on. Since those days spent...

Spring Style: Rain Boots

Spring has finally graced Montreal with its presence, and the abundant snow from the winter season is melting. It’ll be a few weeks before we can pull off wearing shoes outside, but that doesn’t mean you can’t give those winter boots a rest. Now is the perfect time to indulge...

Rock On

Radiant orchid has been declared the colour of the year. Indeed, amethyst gemstones, from lovely lavender to vibrant violet and deep purple, are everywhere, often fetchingly set in pink gold. But why limit yourself when there are so many stones of so many dazzling colours? Yellow diamonds, topaz, sapphires, peridot,...

Spring To It

There’s a new freedom in fashion this spring: all tracks lead to casual, sporty, active gear. And we’re not talking yoga pants. Silk jogging pants, satin basketball shorts, tech mesh tops, bomber jackets and sweatshirts are in the moment. Glam Gucci and Tom Ford played it, as did Alexander Wang...

Designer Hilary Radley Launches New Fur Collection for Fall 2014

We might be daydreaming about warmer days, but in the fashion world all eyes are turned to fall 2014. Montreal-based designer Hilary Radley, who has been deemed the “queen of outerwear” by fashion editors, has collaborated with Canadian fur label Natural Furs to launch the Hilary Radley LUXE Collection. “I...

Pastels, Stripes, Jackets and Skirts: New at Yoga Jeans This Spring

The makers of Yoga Jeans are launching a slew of fresh colours to welcome the warm season. But that’s not the only trick Second Denim has up its sleeve. Founded by Eric Wazana in 2000, the label, which designs and manufactures its clothing right here in Quebec, made a splash...

Lolë Welcomes Spring

Halfway through February we can finally start looking forward to warmer days. For Montreal brand Lolë, which focuses on well-being and offers everything from coats to swimsuits, that means launching a collection filled with lighter materials and bright, vivid hues. Here’s a taste of what has just arrived in stores....

Step into Spring with Pretty Ballerinas

A trip to the Pretty Ballerinas store in Westmount to sneak a peek at their beautiful new collection of flats is always uplifting; with its pink interior, chic chandelier and colourful shoes, it gives us hope that the snow will eventually melt, and spring will finally be on its way....

Belle of the Ball

With the wedding and ball season nearly upon us, the inevitable search for a party dress begins. Holt Renfrew got the ball rolling by presenting a selection of its most beautiful gowns during a recent VIP shopping event. Eye-catching fringes, jewel-box colours and a pale palette were all in evidence. Many...
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