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RELUXE: benefitting Le Chaînon returns to Festival Mode & Design August 23rd

August 15, 2017

Once again this year RELUXE  – a unique shopping experience featuring second-hand branded items – will be back in the limelight, with a grand parade and a pop-up shop at the Festival Mode et Design (FMD), from 21 to 26 August.   Under the artistic direction of Isabelle Ethier, Emoment and Chantal Durivage of the Festival Mode et Design, in collaboration with Claude Laframboise, renowned fashion designer, the parade, which will take place on August 23 at 6:30 pm, will…

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Montreal’s Fashion Preview 6 #SLAYEDIT

November 1, 2016

Let’s keep it real, Fashion is more than runway logistics, lights, and celebrities. Fashion is an industry employing millions around the world and generating billions internationally. Fashion is a business and Montreal is in desperate need of an organization that will create monumental precedence in a city with phenomenal talent.   Fashion Preview in it’s sixth year consistently brings talent to the forefront. In the age of technology and Internet there is really no need for prominence in the actual…

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Preparing for Fashion Preview like #NYFW – Here’s What Everyone in Montreal is “Sayin”

October 22, 2016

Before New York Fashion Week, my #NYFWSQUAD and I prepare intensely for a rigorous schedule of back-to-back shows, interviews and events. While in Montreal, we find ourselves doing the same thing for Fashion Preview. “For its 6th edition, Fashion Preview, a showcase of collections designed and manufactured in Canada, reaffirms its unique and innovative identity that will demonstrate the talents of Quebec and Canadian fashion, while contributing to their growth and their expansion through exclusive trade relationships. Fall 2016 will…

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Black Film Festival Montreal: Clement Virgo & Maya Angelou to Micheal Jackson & Spike Lee

October 4, 2016

Montreal’s Black Film Festival can’t be described by mere theoretical nouns. It has to be experienced to feel the spirit of our Ancestors come alive through the reincarnated visuals. This is my second year attending the Festival. I make it a point to attend, not because of the word”Black” in it’s title – I attend because it brings me closer to understanding my heritage as a Black Woman. However, The Montreal Black Film Festival is a safe heaven not only for “Blacks” but…

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Niapsou – A Name, A Revolution, A Daring Designer & UNIFORM

August 23, 2016

In May, I got a call from www.montrealgotstyle.com inviting me to a “Fashion Show”. It’s rare that I show up to last minute shows, but I could feel something different about this one. I showed up at Espace Mushagalusa, a cultural venue in Montreal. I sat, looked at the name list of the front seaters, and waited. Wasn’t sure what I was waiting for, because I had never heard of Niapsou but, being a New Yorker, I can sense he was a…

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The Fashion & Design Festival: why attend when there are so many micro-fashion shows throughout the year

August 15, 2016

The Fashion & Design Festival celebrates creativity and culture through a major outdoor event in the heart of downtown Montreal, from August 15th to 20th. This one-of-a-kind occasion provides an inside look at the world of fashion and design through a diversified program of activities. Every year, many well-known Canadian designers, retailers, up-and-coming creators and international fashion icons will share their art and vision with the public. The activities include fashion shows, live creative sessions, design showcasing and musical performances.…

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