Spotlight: Hervé Léger

Who can forget the sight of Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, and Naomi Campbell on the Hervé Léger catwalk in the 90s? It is at this time that...

Oscar de la Renta Passes at 82

In fashion there are the greats, the talented, and then you have the few handful of those who dazzle and wow. Oscar de la Renta was one of those...

Designer Duo: UNTTLD

"We spend all our time together, 24 hours a day," confides José Manuel, who is now sporting a noticeably shorter 'do since our last meeting. Since then, Simon Bélanger also stopped by the hairdresser. Makes sense: "We do everything together, absolutely everything!" A quote that says it all.
Martin Lim

Designer Duo: Martin Lim

Danielle Martin and Pao Lim fused their two family names to launch their very own label. It's a definite sign of boundless love. "The night that we met, Pao had bleach blonde hair and I was wearing a wig that I'd bought in the Patricia Fields boutique in NYC, the stylist from Sex and the City," confides Danielle Martin, who at the time was a young fashion enthusiast fresh out of Cégep. "Danielle told me, "You have nice hair, you know!" And that's how it all started," adds Pao Lim, who was then himself just finishing a bachelors degree in psychical activity and sports science. "That's where he gets his sport/chic inspiration from," jokes Martin.

Designer New Wave// Valerie Dumaine

A graduate of Montreal’s LaSalle College in 1997, Valérie Dumaine started her career as an illustrator, pattern maker, and designer for various companies in Montreal. After a stint in England alongside designer Gail McConaghie, she made her way to Berlin to soak up the underground spirit of the renowned German city...

Designer New Wave// Anastasia Lomonova

Born in Odessa, Ukraine, the dark haired-beauty studied at Toronto’s Ryerson University. After some time spent in the ateliers of Montreal designers Valérie Dumaine and Nadya Toto, she dove head-first into the waters of independence, standing alone at the helm of her own Montreal-based label since 2006...

Designer New Wave// Thomas Tait

“The next big thing in fashion,” the British media repeats again and again. At age 24, Montréal-designer Thomas Tait has become the it-thing of the day with his beautiful collections that are destined to someday equal the classics...