Expo 67

Fashion festival kicks off: big shows celebrate Montreal 375 and Canada 150

Olivier Theyskens burst on to the fashion scene around the time I started covering it – in 1998. He was moody and dark, romantic and feminine, and I quickly became a fan. A true talent, he was hired to design the Rochas line, Nina Ricci and then Theory, which put me over the moon as [...]

Expo 67: one square-toed pump in the past, a giant fashion leap forward

It’s a given that Expo 67 was the dawn of a bright new era for Montreal, a beacon to the future – in fashion, arts, architecture, technology and society in general. But it might come as a surprise that much of the fashion on display at Fashioning Expo 67, the new exhibition at the McCord [...]

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