Denis Gagnon

A week of fashion in Montreal, from Fashion Preview and Prélude

Jam-packed, raucous and buzzy. Soignée, elegant and bubbly. Those were the moods at two back-to-back shows at different events to close out a week of fashion in Montreal. Quelle semaine! Fashion Preview, the showcase for emerging Quebec designers and fashion schools, took to the catwalk for its ninth edition Monday through Wednesday. On the final [...]

Fashion Preview: the new Montreal fashion week?

For Emanuela Lolli, Fashion Preview is a labour of love. Lolli, who is Italian, has a background as an accessories designer and, by chance, found her passion in promoting the Montreal scene after she arrived here nine years ago. As designers and organizers get ready for the sixth edition of the Montreal fashion showcase, running for [...]

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Fashion Preview’s fifth edition showcases fall collections: But is it fashion week?

But is it fashion week? The fifth edition of Fashion Preview kicks off Tuesday, featuring about a dozen shows from designers both starting out and established. Helmer Joseph, the couturier with experience in Paris, is back on the catwalk, showcasing a new collection based on shirts and winter coats, and made in Montreal and Haiti. A feminine [...]

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A stylish fundraiser for Dress for Success

When Dress for Success needs help, it turns to – what else? – fashion. The Montreal branch of the international organization that helps women return to the workplace is holding a stylish fundraising benefit on March 19. On the menu: cocktails and canapés catered by Buonanotte, a DJ, prizes and booths from the likes of Carrément Tarte, Tailor2Go and [...]