Montreal had quietly become a hub for some of the hottest designs in Canada. With the strong arts and culture scene in the city, Montreal fashion designers are now creating some of the most interesting and avante-guard collections in Canada. Montreal designers are quickly becoming known for their creativity, originality, and sex appeal. See some of our favourite Montreal designers:
Montreal native Evik Asatoorian creates timeless Canadian fashion from his Montreal studio that any Canadian would be proud to call their own. As a homegrown designer, he understand what it means to need stylish wear that can also handle a frigid Canadian winter. With cozy knits, fur lined coats, puffy parka and warm sexy leathers; Rudsak has mastered the art of fashion meets function. Their leather bags and accessories and boots are made to last making them top of our list.
Marie Saint Pierre
A regular contributor to Real Style Network, we love Marie Saint Pierre’s edgy, fierce designs. This Montreal native makes every collection her own incorporating sexy cuts, geometric cuts and asymmetric lines. Wear one of Marie’s pieces and are guaranteed to get noticed. She understands what women want and that sometimes less is more! We always enjoy her tips for our readers each season.
As one of Montreal’s most loved designers, Denis Gagnon’s love and care for fabrics (especially leather) is known across the country. He is not afraid to create pieces that are edgy and shocking, as seen in his S/S 2012 collection where he played with the menswear themes. Since 1988, he has been crafting his art and precise cuts in his hometown leading to his great following.
Mackage’s Eran Elfassy and Elisa Dahan attended a Montreal design school and went on to impress not only Canada, but New York Fashion Week with their chic collections. Leading the way for trendy outerwear, Mackage are masters at designing a coat for all seasons from parkas to wools to sexy leather. Everyone from the Kardashian’s to Halle Berry has been spotted in their outerwear and clothing collections. While the bright lights of New York have embraced them, they still spend half their time here at home.