15 designers and brands to check out during this year’s Montreal Fashion Week
from Montreal Week mode is back in town September 19-25, aiming to make the local fashion world more inclusive and accessible to everyone.
From workshops to fashion shows, promotions and pop-up shops, this year’s program includes tons of activities across the city. Here’s a list of free events, discount trips, and must-see designers worth checking out so you can plan ahead for your week-long window shopping.
Kali & Sun
When: September 23, 24 and 25
Why you should go: With Kali & Sun, you can buy one item and get the second one 25% off. They will also be launching their new collection of birthstone rings.
Andrea G Hand + Made
When: September 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Studio 206, 4035 St-Ambroise Street, Montreal, QC
Why you should go: You can relax, chat and talk about clothes with fellow fashion lovers at this launch party and try on a range of petite sizes from Andrea G Hand+’s stunning fall collection Made.
When: September 23 and 24
Where: 5155 D’Iberville Street, Suite 385, Buzzer 385, Montreal, QC
Why You Should Go: This designer of headgear and hats invites you to visit her gallery of “thinking heads”. New pieces will be introduced and there will be discounts on a selection of hats. You will also have the opportunity to create your own dream helmet. Registration is required for this event.
When: September 23 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and September 24 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 6370, boul. Saint-Laurent, Montreal, QC
Why you should go: Several local businesses are teaming up to bring you a vintage pop-up shopping experience, complete with a DJ set and refreshments.
When: September 22 and 23 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 24 and September 25 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 5333 Ave. Casgrain, suite 706, Montreal, QC
Why You Should Go: This studio is launching its “COOL RUNNINGS” sneaker collection, starting with a presale of 25 pairs. You can benefit from a reduction in store or on the website with the promo code ‘COOLRUNNINGS’. A gift will also be offered for each in-person sale.
When: September 22 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 9200, rue Meilleur, suite 308, Montreal, QC
Why you should go: This studio is opening for a big sale. You can even watch how your clothes are made and learn about Eliza Faulkner’s commitment to sustainability.
Canadian hat Harricana X 1918
When: September 22 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 3697 Wellington Street, Montreal, QC
Why go: This Verdun boutique is throwing an eco-fashion evening to launch its new collection. There will be cocktail parties as well as demonstrations of their upcycling process in the workshop.
Katrin Leblond Design
When: September 22 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 230 Ave. Fairmount O., Montreal, QC
Why you should go: To celebrate the store’s 15th anniversary, you’ll get 10% off the new collection. A professional makeup artist can also do your makeup before visiting the studio for a bit more glamour.
When: September 22 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Studio Giovanelli, 3081 Ontario Street E., Montreal, QC
Why You Should Go: This event marks the official launch of the brand with a fashion show at Studio Giovanelli. An exclusive presale will also be offered on site for the special occasion.
When: September 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: 180, rue Beaubien E., Montreal, QC
Why you should go: The jewelry boutique is celebrating its 5th anniversary with a tour of its workshop. Participants will also be able to receive a gift — what exactly? Well, you’ll just have to go and find out for yourself.
When: September 24 and 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 7240 Clark Street, Suite 101, Montreal, QC
Why you should: This lingerie boutique is having a big workshop sale, and you can get discounts throughout Fashion Week. A nice negligee at a reduced price? Don’t mind if I do!
When: September 19 to 25
Where: 4000 Saint-Ambroise Street, Suite 397, Montreal, QC
Why you should go: You can use promo code ‘SMM22’ to save 20% on the Twenty Compass collection.
Maguire X Afterglo Shoes
When: September 22 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: 5365, boul. Saint-Laurent, Montreal, QC
Why You Should Go: This pop-up event will feature a mix of quirky shoes, sex toys and natural wines. Talk about a winning combo, amirite?
When: September 21 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: 2019, rue Moreau, Suite 416, Montreal, QC
Why go: You have the opportunity to learn about art embroidery and textile embellishment while attending a workshop to create your own fabric flower. The studio will also host several embroidery workshops this fall.
When: September 21 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 555, rue Chabanel O., Montreal, QC
Why You Should Go: The JLG agency will share its fall-winter 2022 trends. To celebrate the agency’s 10th anniversary, they are organizing a fashion show where you can enjoy cocktails. The first 50 participants will receive a gift.