Malibu Meets Montreal

If your summer holidays involve yachts or private islands, or even just a day in the country, be sure to throw some classic, comfortable basics from James Perse – who opened his first Canadian outpost, in Westmount, earlier this summer – into your suitcase. Perse comes to Montreal by way … Read More

Boutique Showdown: Attik vs. Marlboro Classics

What’s your true nature? Are you (a) a rugged, laid-back chap or (b) a hard-partying night owl? Embark on a quest for self-knowledge by heading to Cours Mont Royal, where two new clothing stores have recently opened: Montreal’s own Attik, and Marlboro Classics, a Canadian outpost of the European fashion … Read More

Martin Picard’s Foodie Sugar Shack

What could be better, in these lean, recessionary times, than some fatty, Quebec-style comfort food? Au Pied de Cochon’s Martin Picard has tapped into the zeitgeist with his new, permanent sugar shack in St-Benoît de Mirabel, where the star chef pays homage to maple products and to Quebec’s terroir with … Read More

Montreal’s New Tiger of Sweden Store

Scandinavian cool has arrived in downtown Montreal with Swedish fashion label Tiger of Sweden’s first non-European store, at de Maisonneuve and Stanley. The sleek, pale grey boutique brings a Northern calm – not to mention 106 years of tailoring experience – to the after-work shopping experience. Pick up a washed … Read More

Montreal Fashion Week Recap

It isn’t yet spring, but in the fashion world, it’s all about fall. At last week’s Montreal Fashion Week, a few menswear designers stood out above the rest. Three of our favourites: 1. Philippe Dubuc After launching his line in Europe, tailor extraordinaire Philippe Dubuc returned to his hometown runway … Read More

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