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Montreal's Festival Mode & Design 2013

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Every summer, Montrealers look forward to the Festival Mode & Design, commonly known as The Fashion Festival hosted by Sensation Mode in collaboration with Casino de Montréal. This year was no exception, and the 4 day madness come rain or shine lived up to everyones expectations.

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Exciting Times at The Fashion Society

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The Fashion Society is the new kid on the block, having been around for about a year now. Yet the company has grown relatively fast, thanks to the team that makes up The Fashion Society and the programs they have implemented to propel their growth.

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Ralph Leroy brings It with Montreal's First 'Flashion Mob'

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While September is known for being the hottest month in fashion capitals around the world, Montrealers have recently been joining in on the fun too. After Montreal Fashion Week held at its new location L'Arsenal early in the month, and the inaugural Fashion's Night Out in Old Montreal, it was time for the city's first fashion mob. Or, "flashion  mob", as designer Ralph Leroy rightfully called it so, in reference to the original flash mobs that have been popping up in major cities since the early 2000's.

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The Couturier’s Life: Balenciaga and Givenchy

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Fashion Week is essentially centered around runway shows for future collections. Last Wednesday evening at the McCord museum, we took a step back in fashion history. Two of the most prestigious designers of the 20th century were celebrated in brilliant documentaries: “Cristóbal Balenciaga – Endurance in an Ephemeral World” and “Monsieur Hubert de Givenchy”.

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What To Wear To Your Work Holiday Party

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The holidays are fast approaching – so much holiday shopping to be done and parties to attend. On that note, most people look forward to their work Holiday party. It’s a chance to get to know your employers and co-workers out of the office and to have fun. So, what will you be wearing? Keep reading below for some useful tips…

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Down The Rabbit Hole and Into Fashion Wonderland

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Saturday night at the Darling Foundry in Old Montreal, the fashion world stumbled down the rabbit hole and into Fashion Wonderland. The collective fashion show, organized by Heels & HeART, benefitted the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. Young Montreal designers and artists displayed their creations inspired by the characters of the classic Alice In Wonderland tale. The show was critiqued by a renowned panel of judges: womenswear designer Marie Saint-Pierre, menswear designer Dimitri Chris, Janna Zittrer of FLARE magazine, and Joshua and David of the JoshuaDAVID boutique.

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Love to Tango?

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Have you ever dreamed of performing a sultry pas de deux in a dim alley in the middle of Buenos Aires? Or have you dreamed of being lead graciously by Al Pacino in the lush dining room of a grand hotel on a sunny afternoon? If your answer is yes, well you'd better learn to Tango! Which I did, not too long ago :) I had the pleasure of participating in a pre-Milonga at Air de Tango studio, where Mylène with her team of professionals and some friends introduced us to this fiery dance and showed us a few steps.

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Karl Lagerfeld expose ses clichés

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Karl Lagerfeld c'est un peu le prêtre de la mode, celui qui dit la messe et bénit tout l'univers de la couture.

Il a inventé, créé, recréé les styles, les tendances, les attitudes, il a mis la lumière sur des jeunes filles qui sont passées de porte manteaux à icônes de la mode. Rappelons que Claudia Schiffer et Inès de la Fressange, c'est lui; la nouvelle image et le succès de Chloé, c'est lui; il habille également  Barbie pour les 50 ans de la poupée...la liste est longue!

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