national design competition / nico archambault / semaine de mode / SMM20 / Télio

Télio National Design Competition

Télio’s Canada’s Breakthrough Designers Star dancer Nico Archambault acted as the spokesperson for the 6th edition of Télio’s annual event, Canada’s Breakthrough Designers, which was presented during the 20th edition of Montreal Fashion Week! Sabrina Breitenmoser – Télio Prize – Creative use of fabrics Winner Catherine Proulx – Creative Mention Prize Isabelle Campeau – 3rd … Continue reading

Marie Saint Pierre / Marie Saint Pierre montreal fashion week / montreal fashion week / semaine de mode / SMM20 / SOUS ZERO

SMM20 Marie Saint Pierre F/W 2011

The return of one of Canada’s favorite designers and architecture is the card on the table for this autumn/winter 2011 collection.  Playing with shapes, fabrics and color Marie Saint Pierre creates towers of playful identities.  Balancing fluidity and lights that dance with each model.  J’adore the zippers, touch of brights, and the dresses that sync … Continue reading

envers / montreal fashion week / semaine de mode / SMM20 / spanish armada / yves jean lacasse / zorro

SMM20 ENVERS by Yves Jean Lacasse A/W 2011

The Yves Jean Lacasse haus has created a storybook folklore in his mind that we’re all invited to partake. A song of an old spanish kingdom with women donned in glossy gowns, head pieces, and superb choices in colors.  Men in draped coats, big hats, and a very zorro like facade and ready to rescue … Continue reading

montreal fashion week / samuel dong / semaine de mode / SMM20

SMM20 Samuel Dong A/W 2011

A show filled with overlaying big patterns and shapes. Not over the top and not too showy but not necessarily in a good way.  Some patterns old fashioned. Some of the floral jackets reminded me of a Stella McCartney number. Silver metallics were pleasant yet safe but would love to see different versions of the … Continue reading

black swan / Juliana Bennet / montreal fashion week / Mulcair / semaine de mode / SMM20

SMM 20 Mulcair A/W 2011

No bird has erupted more this year than the swan. With enormous success of the years best movie ‘Black Swan’ has become the worlds muse.  It was hard not to notice with Mulcair’s 2011 collection which turned the cocktail lounge into her very own dance studio.  Respectively “prima ballerina meets tomboy chic”,  Juliana Bennet has … Continue reading