Montreal Designers You Don’t Want To Miss

Posted 10 years ago by myetvmedia

Next week kicks off the 25th annual Montreal Fashion Week produced by Sensation Mode, taking place from September 3-6th at Griffintown’s Arsenal (2020 Rue William Griffintown). In celebration of 25 years of Montreal fashion Sensation Mode is celebrating by offering designers the chance to show without production or participation cost. Pretty revolutionary considering most designers drop about $20,000 grand into a collection. With the flexibility of less overhead costs the promise of a viable and highly imaginative season is on the horizon.We’ve lined up 5 shows you’re not going to want to miss.

5. Defile Collectif : Three on the rise designers, one groundbreaking display of new talent.

Friday September 6th 16:30

Impair : Founded by Stéphanie Pelletier-Grenier in 2009 after graduating from Marie-Victorin with a specialization in high-end menswear .Transitioning into high-end women’s wear Impair’s look is a mix of edgy and androgynous with a dapper twist.

Brit Wacher: Trained as a stylist in Thailand, Wacher brings elements of exceptional avant-garde design and fantasy together for a line that sits on the precipice of art and ready to wear. Her S/S14 collection ‘The Intolerable space between’ is all about subtle obscurities and is sure to be full of whimsy and unexpected detail.

Marilyne Baril : Trained in Paris and Toronto, Marilyne Baril brings her fun,playful and feminine designs to the masses. Designed for the “urban and sophisticated woman” Baril’s S/S14 collection is set to be full of 70’s inspired print and cuts.

4. Nisse

Thursday September 5th 18:30

Designer Nargisses E. Akyuze launched Nisse in 2004 and has been creating on trend, playful designs ever since. Her talent for creating a balance between sweet and sexy is unparalleled and her fresh designs combined with functionality redefine business wear and are perfect for the young working gal. Her S/S14 collection will feature vivid colours and inspirations from the 60’s and while it may be more RTW then theatrical there will be plenty covetable pieces abound.

3.Pedram Karimi

Tuesday September 3rd 16:30

Opening Montreal Fashion Week is one of the most buzzed about shows of the S/S14 season from Iran born designer, Pedram Karimi. His clean aesthetic and modern sensibilities combined with an almost avant-garde approach to unisex clothing is defined as minimal yet has an air of subtle playfulness. Last season, showcased as part of Fashion Art Toronto’s Arts & Fashion Week models paraded down the runway in 5 inch white platform boots. If that doesn’t scream playful we don’t know what does.

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