Montrealers say Hello! to ARITZIA

From the West Coast, with love, to every type of fashionista

Three months ago, Vancouver-based clothing company Aritzia announced that it was bringing its women’s-only fashions to Quebec and opening three unique stores in Montreal. Today is the big day, with new locations welcoming shoppers at the Eaton Centre, Carrefour Laval and Fairview Pointe Claire. Yesterday, I got a sneak shopping peek at the downtown Aritzia…Read article >>

Massimo Dutti makes its Canadian debut

Montreal sophisticates can now shop the Spanish label online

From the same family as Zara, the more grown-up Spanish heritage brand, Massimo Dutti, is now available to Canadians via their hassle-free e-commerce site, which launched last Thursday. I had not even heard of the brand before they sent me an e-vite to pre-shop the collection last week. Armed with a secret code and motivated…Read article >>

Square DIX30

Where it’s chic to be square

I used to think that I was allergic to the South Shore, but for two months now I’ve been heading to the Square at Quartier Dix30 (the mega shopping neighbourhood with every big-box store imaginable) every other week, partly for work, but also to shop, eat and unwind. At first glance, the Square seems to…Read article >>