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Impressions from Toronto Fashion Week

Impressions from Toronto Fashion Week: Wandering in to the revamped, rebranded Yorkville Village, where Toronto’s new fashion week just wrapped its second season, I was struck by the familiar. Montreal retailers Jean-Paul Fortin, Judith & Charles and Sarah Pacini as well as the fabulous Galerie de Bellefeuille have moved into the luxury retail space, formerly [...]

Fashion Preview: from classic to cutting edge with a touch of Amish

On Monday, I asked whether Fashion Preview, the three-day fashion showcase now under way at the Agora at UQAM’s Coeur des Sciences, was Montreal’s fashion week. There was some funny reaction to that question, with one high-level person reacting – unsolicited – to the story with a resounding, “No, no, no.” Call it what you [...]

By | April 6th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fashion Preview: from classic to cutting edge with a touch of Amish

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 [...]

By | April 4th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fashion Preview’s fifth edition showcases fall collections: But is it fashion week?