Travis Taddeo

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 [...]

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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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ê.a.t., drink and be arty: W Hotel opens new restaurant

Montreal's W Hotel has changed the game in dining decor in this city with a new eatery that it calls a "transitional" restaurant from the former Otto quarters. êat  or ê.a.t. as it is variously spelled – note the lack of capitalization and with-it circumflex – opens to the public Friday, Dec. 4, but media and VIPs [...]

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