The mmode Cluster is BACK! Discover more Montréal fashion at MAGIC this February.
The mmode Cluster returns to MAGIC February 5-7 with influential Montréal-based fashion brands. Retailers are invited to experience Montréals uniqueness and dynamism in the #mtlstyle Gallery (located in MBCC, booth #27158) — a destination for networking and discovery featuring cutting-edge Montreal designers and industry experts.
Discover new collections in women's, men's, footwear, furs and outerwear, denim, intimates, activewear, children's, wearables and accessories across MAGIC this season.
Boston Traders / Cochic / Comfort & Co by Claudel Lingerie / KUWALLA TEE / LAMARQUE / Lola Jeans / Marigold / Martino Footwear / M.A SKINZ / Melow par Mélissa Bolduc / Message Factory / Modextil / Musi Furs / Parasuco Jeans / Schwiing / Toboggan Canada / Yoga Jeans + more!
Learn more about these Montréal-based brands below and make sure to check in for more additions leading up to the show.
COCHIC, a Montreal fashion brand synonymous with luxury and comfort, is the creator of tie,collar and pants extenders since 2010. These innovative-patented essentials are designed to provide men with greater flexibility and comfort, adding the perfect touch of elegance and professionalism to any ensemble. COCHIC’s product line is available at major stores and hotels in Canada, in Europe, in the United States and online at cochic.com. More recently cochic has created a complete range of chic accessories. We offer emblematic and timeless products of men's fashion. All our creations are produced in Italy or Canada by passionate artisans.
KUWALLA TEE strives to design and create the most comfortable clothes at the best possible price points with the best fit. Their vision is to remain inclusive and aware, while consistently offering a collection of quality, comfortable streetwear essentials that re-enforce individuality and enhance self-expression.
LAMARQUE is a sophisticated women's read-to-wear fashion brand specializing in luxurious leather garments, contemporary apparel & elevated outerwear. Founded in 2012 in Montreal's garment district by third-generation leather tanners, who were in fact one of North America's largest leather suppliers and pioneers of the Canadian leather industry of the time, its Creative Director, Ifigenia Papadimitriou, has repositioned and rebranded what was a classic, heritage leather house known for its traditional craftsmanship rather than for its design innovation, into a label that is now flashing prominently on the fashion radar. LAMARQUE currently has a remarkable international retail presence and key stockists including Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Anthropology, Revolve and much more.
Lola Jeans started with the desire to make a perfect pair of jeans that is figure flattering and life-changing. In 2004, I set up shop in a small apartment on top of my dad’s jeans store in Montreal and started crafting them myself. In 2006, my brother Sam joined forces, and Lola Jeans was born. Designed for women of all shapes and sizes, Lola Jeans offers unparalleled comfort and quality. She will look and feel her best with Lola’s innovative 4-way stretch denim that will hug her curves and allow her to move freely throughout the day. At Lola, we believe that all women are beautiful and inspiring, and that beauty is not defined by the size of your jeans
MARIGOLD by Marilyne Baril is an upscale brand with casual chic style clothing entirely designed and manufactured in Montreal for the modern and sophisticated woman. Recognized for its wool coats and dresses, MARIGOLD is distributed in 55 stores in Canada including multi-brand stores Simons all across Canada and also available online on her website marigoldmtl.com. MARIGOLD supports ethical and fair practices, respecting employees in the manufacturing sector and the environment. This is why the brand encourages “slow fashion”, advocating quality rather than quantity. In addition, it is with great pride that all MARIGOLD garments are created and manufactured in Quebec. This local production minimizes her environmental footprint, a priority for Marilyne Baril.
MELOW PAR MÉLISSA BOLDUC
Established in Montreal since 2007 and running strong with a loyal client base, the Melow line is distributed across Canada and is designed for women of all shapes and sizes, ranging from XS to XXL. Proudly designed and made in Canada, the Melow collections have always embodied a casual yet sophisticated style. The designer’s clever engineering of each piece offers complex designs, but shows simple lines, and makes the clothing adjust to flatter any body shape. Structured cuts draped into pleats and asymmetrical lines intelligently mixes comfort and elegance. The choice of quality, fluid fabrics is instrumental in creating the ease-in-motion experienced when wearing Melow. As much as possible, the fabrics used by Melow are made in Canada as well
Message Factory creates eco-friendly women’s clothing that inspires people to slow down, enjoy life and appreciate the world they live in. We believe that together, we can make the planet a greener, happier, more beautiful place; one garment at the time. We are convinced that every action makes a difference, which is why we exclusively use organic, and/or recycled fabrics. Our message is delivered through joyful and ethical clothing made locally in Montreal, Canada.
Schwiing is a modern and urban prêt-à-porter brand from Montreal, drawing its inspiration from different styles and cultures. It stands out for its originality as well as the vitality and versatility of its collections. The Schwiing clothing plays harmoniously with colors, patterns, shapes and fabrics. Schwiing is meant for women of character. For those who need to feel good while staying tuned with a dynamic and urban universe. Willing to offer a line of clothing tested for active women lifestyle, the designers draw their creative approach from the exotic, authentic and inspirational encounters punctuating their life.
Toboggan's premium down jackets are full of the finest & warmest down in existence. Toboggan's collections feature premium down jackets, built for the Canadian winter. The label was established In 1977 by two brothers who's later son's rebranded to what is known as Tobbogan Canada today.
COMFORT & CO. BY CLAUDEL LINGERIE
Claudel was founded in Montréal in 1966 by Claude Lapierre. Once a small family company, Claudel is now an international company known for classic and timeless comfort in women’s sleepwear. Claudel’s continuous reputation is led by its’ high criteria in quality, all the while putting forward international trends in its fabrics and design. You can find our collection under different labels, such as Claudel, Volage & Comfort & Co.
It’s in 2004 that Ruelle was founded by a duo of young and creative designers.The collection, mostly for women between 25 to 45 years old, offers for Fall/Winter confortable outfits that are unique in their research of raw materials which are distinctive.The result is a ready to wear modern with a polyvalent look that allows Ruelle’s client to wear their clothes at work but also for a night out with friends or to simply be at home.Their collection can be found in more than 120 boutiques that want to offer to their clients quality clothing with a different touch.
Founded in 1956 in Quebec City, Misters Auclair and Martineau crafted their first moccasins the same way their ancestors made them for centuries. The selected natural leather was carefully assembled by hand to ensure a superior quality product. It is with this same approach that we are still working. More than 60 years after its founding, the Martino footwear team still operates its plant in Quebec City and has more than 90 people who work passionately to create, manufacture and market genuine leather boots, shoes, moccasins and accessories. Today, Auclair and Martineau rank among the most famous Canadian shoe designers and manufacturers..
Welcome to Boston Traders– a clothing line that personifies the authentic outdoor lifestyle, inspired by our vintage New England roots. In a world where spontaneity is just a click or drive away, we make clothes that work with you no matter where your day takes you. Boston Traders is for the individual who thrives in ease, whether they’re a city-dweller or a great outdoors seeker; on the move or kicking back with friends. From the office to the mountains, we create each item for the day-to-day, and the next great adventure. The possibilities are endless, and we’re here to make sure you’re dressed for it. Inspired by classic styles, our heritage design allows you to go the distance. What are you waiting for? Discover #thenewoutdoors.
M.A. SKINZ is a Canadian luxury outerwear company that specializes in high fashion, custom, made to measure garments. We are proud to be launching our debut FW2018 ready to wear collection for all to finally get their hands on a stylized, high quality, hand made M.A. SKINZ garment. Our talented in house manufacturing team meticulously follow a vigorous step by step method to ensure each hand crafted garment meets our impeccable tailoring standards and is quality checked at our atelier in Montreal, Canada. This season's collection boasts haute street couture style, flare and versatility, with both men's and women's military parkas accented with Canadian fur, varsity jackets, bombers, trench coats, fur coats and accompanying cold weather accessories. We are so excited to share this collection with you. Join us as we embark on this new release with the world!
MODEXTIL ("SAVE THE DUCK")
Ironic, colorful, animal-friendly. Save The Duck is the 100% animal free new generation of outwear. It does not contain any material derived from animals such as feathers, leather or fur. Thanks to the PLUMTECH®, our exclusive padding, the Save The Duck jackets are warmer, breathable, waterproof and hygienic. Also, as all the other Save The Duck garments, they can be easily folded in their special bag: perfect to always travel with you!
The dazzling collections created by Musi Furs have earned recognition and appreciation worldwide for this Canadian designer and manufacturer of luxury fur garments and accessories. While the Canadian fur industry goes back as far as 1600’s and represents part of our heritage and one of the oldest trades in Canada, Musi Furs pushes the boundaries of fur fashion today, extending playfulness and sophistication to its customers worldwide.
A DENIM LEGEND, SALVATORE PARASUCO ROCKED THE WORLD OF FASHION FOR THE PAST 43 YEARS. Driven by the insatiable demand for authentic, traditionally crafted jeans, Parasuco pursued a wider audience with new retail initiatives. His web presence reinforced his progressive infrastructure as well as allowing the brand to widely connect with its customers wherever they may be.
Today, Salvatore Parasuco remains the driving force behind his eponymous label. He scours the globe in search of refined finishes and innovative washing techniques, fuelled by an ever-present passion and devotion to the art of denim. His collections and flawless designs continue to be at the forefront of the world of denim.
After studying women’s natural curves and body movements, the Wazana brothers deconstructed traditional denim patterns and fabrics and remade them as a new pair of jeans so comfortable and flexible that a woman could actually practice yoga in them. That’s how Yoga Jeans® was born just 10 years ago!
Available internationally, Yoga Jeans® offers premium denim made in Montreal, in an ethical and responsible way. As leading trend setters, they’ve created, with the highest quality materials, Canada’s favorite denim, tying together comfort, fashion, and sustainability. Yoga Jeans® are uniquely designed to adapt to your body’s curves. By contouring your shape and moving with you throughout the day, your jeans will never give out or lose their shape. With Yoga Jeans® you can pursue your wildest dreams without restriction or worry.
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