Montreal Boutique of the Week: Boutique 1861

The Shop: Sugar, spice and everything nice: that’s what Boutique 1861 is made of. A girly-girl’s dream, this pastel-pink and champagne shop mixes 18th century Victorian decor with adorable modern-day feminine fashion. And I mean adorable: it’s so fucking sweet I almost got a cavity walking in the door. And with one very successful location already on… Read More »

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Montreal Boutique of the Week: Editorial on Rue Stanley

The Shop: Imagine if Alexa Chung, the Olsen twins, Kate Moss and the Man Repeller combined their closets and let you go shopping in their colourful, leopard-printed, bejeweled collar, cutesy dress and high-waisted denim shorts-filled Wonderland of Coolness. That tingly feeling you have all over your body right now? Welcome to Editorial: the place where fashion bloggers… Read More »

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Montreal Boutique of the Week: Lola & Emily

A new weekly profile in which we take you window-shopping at our favourite local stores in Montreal (but then it’s up to you to do the actual shopping, sawry). It isn’t just the clothes that makes Lola & Emily my favourite boutique in Montreal; it’s like stepping into the apartment of my dreams complete with… Read More »

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Markhed Designs is handmade Montreal jewellery with a dark, slightly provocative aesthetic

Marie Khediguian is the creative brains and hands behind Markhed Designs, a Montreal jewelry line with a dark, slightly provocative aesthetic. Khediguian was completing full-time studies and an internship in architecture when she began making jewelry as a way to unwind after work. It was then that the born-and-raised Montrealer realized where her true passions lay.… Read More »

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Montreal’s Three Monkeys a Must-Visit Boutique for Local and Independent Clothing Brands

Three Monkeys is Montreal’s premier location for local and independent clothing brands. Located in Cours Mont Royal (@ 1455 Peel St.) a former hotel transformed into an elegant downtown shopping centre, this place has tons of exclusive Montreal designers as well as tough-to-find independent lines. I toured the store last week and jotted down some of the key pieces I’m lusting after for summer 2012:

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