Q&A with Denis Gagnon

Cult MTL talks to Montreal fashion design icon Denis Gagnon about city style, gender norms in the new collection, inspiration and his collaborations with Aldo.

Pop Style: Fashion Pop and Puces Pop

It’s not just a music fest, folks. A curated collection of craftspeople sold their wares at Puces Pop all weekend, and last night the festival staged the 6th annual Fashion Pop at Église Pop Little Burgundy, with up-and-coming designers presenting six looks to compete for the prize. Meet this year’s winner, Christine Charlebois, and see pics of runway shows and some cool treats at Puces Pop.

Montreal Fashion Week, Day 4

Stylist Mélanie Brisson and designer Sonia Leclair at the Anomal Couture show that closed out Montreal Fashion Week. Photo by Kat Sark.   Montreal Fashion Week closed with impressive shows and some strong design statements on empowered femininity. Architect-turned-fashion designer Rachel Sin struck a balance between delicate and serious in her new collection. Her models […]

Montreal Fashion Week, Day 1

Montreal Fashion Week kicked off with an exhibit and slide show commemorating Marie Saint Pierre’s 25 years of design. Saint Pierre was present in the audience, along with fellow designers such as Denis Gagnon and Tavan & Mitto. For the exhibition, Marie Saint Pierre used one live mannequin and two plastic ones.

Anastasia Lomonova on Montreal Style

Born in the Ukraine, up-and-coming local designer Anastasia Lomonova trained as a visual artist at Ryerson before moving to Montreal in 2007 to work in fashion, establishing her own fashion label in 2011. She has won several awards and been named one of Canada’s most promising young designers.
Cult MTL talked to Lomonova about her new collection, the industry and Montreal style. Check out a gallery of pictures of last year’s collection below.