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 more to Laflèche’s stories than fashion. Read more here.