Sophie-Grégoire Trudeau

The week in fashion: G-Star Raw, Frank + Oak, Beautitude, Lady Gaga, Sophie Grégoire

Things are gearing up in Montreal, with PR agencies battling the February blahs by holding spring showings. Last Thursday, there was street artist Whatisadam (no, he won’t give any other name or show his full face) live printing super-cool drawings (maple sugar is his signature) G-Star Raw jean jackets at the Dutch denim brand’s new [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The week in fashion: G-Star Raw, Frank + Oak, Beautitude, Lady Gaga, Sophie Grégoire

In the pink: looking back on 2016 and forward to a rosy 2017

I’ve taken a bit of a break recently. Call it writer’s block, call it indolence, call it a holiday – the empty screen has been haunting me to the point that it’s become a thing. Like not thinking elephant. I wanted to write my traditional year in fashion wrap – how Canada actually made it [...]

By | January 4th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on In the pink: looking back on 2016 and forward to a rosy 2017

About that dress: Sophie Trudeau in Lucian Matis

She glowed, the gown did not. The gown Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau wore to Washington's state dinner Wednesday night could have – and should have – been better. In her highest profile appearance yet, Grégoire-Trudeau chose to wear a purple gown embroidered with orange and pink floral details by Lucian Matis. It was underwhelming. The embroidered suspenders and belt were mere decoration, rather [...]

By | March 11th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on About that dress: Sophie Trudeau in Lucian Matis

Sophie Trudeau in spotlight with Canadian design

Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau is putting the spotlight on Canadian fashion designers as the eyes of the U.S. and the world are on her and husband Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Washington. Grégoire-Trudeau wore a dove grey suit custom designed for her by the couturier Duy, known for his impeccable craftsmanship. The vivacious Grégoire-Trudeau has almost always promoted Canadian [...]

By | March 10th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sophie Trudeau in spotlight with Canadian design

Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau in Oscar de la Renta: A missed opportunity for Canadian designers?

Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau and Justin Trudeau shot by Norman Jean Roy for Vogue magazine. It's quite extraordinary that a Canadian prime minister and his wife should be featured in Vogue. The fashion magazine feature on Justin Trudeau and Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, online now and to appear in the January print edition, has unleashed a mini-blizzard of reaction [...]

By | December 11th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau in Oscar de la Renta: A missed opportunity for Canadian designers?