By Eva Friede August 24, 2016 Ladies, get set for cool, affordable basics from the brand that has shaken up the retail scene with menswear. Frank+Oak, the Montreal online startup has already garnered 2.5 million subscribers and opened 15 stores in North America since 2012. Read more here.
Marie Saint Pierre: first lady of Quebec fashion Published in Fashion Magazine, Feb. 6, 2017 By Eva Friede In the 30 years since founding her eponymous line, Marie Saint Pierre has become an icon in Quebec. She has earned such honours as the Order of Canada, the Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards Outstanding Achievement [...]
Published in Fashion Magazine, Dec. 16, 2016 Meet Pastelle, Plum and Pepper—and just check out their clothes. Montreal doll designer Aude Le Dubé’s adorable Coton Mouton dolls first appeared in 2015, clad in chic Breton stripes and ripped jeans.
Published in the Montreal Gazette. EVA FRIEDE, SPECIAL TO THE MONTREAL GAZETTE Published on: May 6, 2016 | Last Updated: May 6, 2016 10:59 AM EDT Go big — or go home. That’s part of the reasoning for Canadian menswear retailer Harry Rosen to invest $15 million in a newly designed, expanded flagship in the heart [...]
A page from Fashion Magazine on Betina Holte, the brand created by Montreal fashion and marketing veterans Fernanda Sousa and Denise Arab, with the model turned designer Betina Holte.
Griffintown rising: The transformation of a storied Montreal district EVA FRIEDE, MONTREAL GAZETTE More from Eva Friede, Montreal Gazette Published on: July 25, 2015 | Last Updated: July 27, 2015 9:04 PM EDT MONTREAL, QUE.: JULY 21, 2015 -- The view of Griffintown from the terrace at the Alt Hotel in Montreal, on Tuesday, July [...]
Here's a Fashion Magazine profile of fashion passionistos José Manuel St-Jacques and Simon Bélanger of UNTTLD in the leadup to their fashion show at Toronto Fashion Week on March 15. The pair won the Mercedes-Benz Start Up competition with their spring collection. Up tonight: fall. http://www.fashionmagazine.com/fashion/2016/03/17/unttld/
Published in the Ottawa Citizen, Dec. 18, 2015 Suddenly, at the first chill of fall, an incomprehensible urge came over me: I needed a pair of denim flares, a style that had not crossed my threshold in decades. The fashion message had finally filtered down to me. Read more here: http://ottawacitizen.com/life/style/eva-friede-flare-pants-are-back-baby
Designer Xavier Laruelle in his studio in the Villeray district of Montreal. From the Montreal Gazette, Published on: December 12, 2015 Béatrice Martin, 26, wore a sweet romper-like outfi t by Xavier Laruelle during a gig at the Metropolis this fall to kick off her world tour. Coeur de Pirate admits her onstage [...]
EVA FRIEDE, SPECIAL TO URBAN EXPRESSIONS, PUBLISHED SEPT. 22, 2015 / Isabelle Laflèche adores fashion. The Montreal author and former securities lawyer has had a string of successes with her J’adore series of chic-lit novels, set in New York and Paris, with the most recent a short story based in Montreal’s Holt Renfrew. But there is a lot [...]