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Festival Mode & Design: catwalks, conferences and a chat with Le Château’s Herschel Segal

The Festival Mode & Design takes to the streets, theatres, conference rooms and museums of Montreal for its 18th edition August 20-25, with an eclectic program of fashion, music, dance, conferences and films. Among the highlights: talks by Robert Lepage, editor Caroline Issa and two Christian Dior luminaries, nose François Demachy and historian Vincent Leret, [...]

Positively plus: Roxy Earle on her Le Château extended size collection

White linen? Check. Jumpsuits? Check. Snakeskin? Check. Fashion? Absolutely! Roxy Earle, with a personality as big as her curvy figure, is thrilled that she finally has access to the kind of fashion she craves. Especially the chic stretch white linen pieces she’s always wanted to wear on holiday in Greece. A former Real Housewife of Toronto [...]

Montreal’s retail experience: Chains, chains, change

Montreal's fashion retailers are the subject of Part 4 in a project exploring the city's fashion history. The project is initiated by the Festival Mode & Design, with support from the City of Montreal. Reitmans, Le Château, Dynamite, La Vie en Rose, Laura, Tristan, Marie Claire, Lolë, Frank + Oak, Aldo – and then some. Montreal [...]

Retail report: we’re shopping, not dropping

Surprise, surprise: Canadian fashion retailing is healthy. So says Randy Harris, president of Trendex North America. From Ohio, based in Florida, and specializing in Canadian, Mexican retail and e-commerce apparel markets, Harris shared his Canadian apparel insights at a recent meeting of Vêtement Québec – his 13th time as a guest of the industry association. [...]

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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 [...]

After the Ball gets Jutra costume nod

How cute is this little pink coat? Just as cute as the fashion in the fairytale film After the Ball, produced by Le Château CEO Jane Silverstone-Segal. The movie got a Jutra best costume nomination for Mario Davignon. The Quebec cinema awards air March 20. The film centres around Katie, played by Portia Doubleday, who must prove herself [...]

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