A week ago, we were launching our SS15 print magazine in the Old Montreal. The “Identity Edition” is our 8th issue – our most mature one yet – and we couldn’t wait to celebrate it with our contributors and readers!

To thank our guests, we decided to offer a few surprises from some of our favorite brands.
Here’s what you could find in the Flanelle gift bag.

By Elisabeth Labelle

PONY

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We love Gabrielle Laïla Tittley’s affordable clothing and art prints! Her creative designs will make your friends smile – and want your sweatshirt real bad. The vast collection of colourful prints on her website will also look great on your walls!
www.ponymtl.com

AVENUE COLONIALE

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Florence and Raphaël, a couple in love with design and cooking, started their business two years ago.  Avenue Coloniale might be specialized in serving boards, but they also offer cutting boards and picnic items – perfect for the summer season.
www.avenuecoloniale.com

GROOM

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It’s in the kitchen of their shared apartment that Maxime, Julien and Etienne began mixing ingredients to create their own grooming products. Now in a new office, they have the freedom and space to make all natural beard oil and balm, moustache wax, hair pomade, shaving oil and aftershave splash.
www.lesindustriesgroom.com

ALICE KASS
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Sabrina Cassis – a young entrepreneur with amazing pink hair – is making underwear brands more accessible to Montrealers. Among her curated selection of lingerie, you can find brands such as Cosabella, Agent Provocateur, For Love & Lemons and Lonely.
www.alicekass.com

THIS ILK
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We simply love Tamara Bavdek’s unique jewelry made of recycled lace. Necklaces, earrings, bracelets and even body pieces can be found on her online store.
www.thisilk.com

SUITE 88
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This “chocolate lounge” based in downtown Montreal offers such a wide variety of treats that it will make you feel dizzy! *sugar rush*
www.suite88.com

LES LARES
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Julie S. Jones is a Montreal perfume creator who developed three androgynous scents without synthetic fragrances. The “Essences Sauvages” blend herbs, flowers, absolutes and resins to create a series of natural products for the body.
www.leslares.com

ATELIER MAKE
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We have a crush on this adorable handmade porcelain brand, making tableware with a hint of subdued color. If you’re in Montreal, you should check out their store opened during the weekends.
www.ateliermake.com

MIMI HAMMER
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Summer being around the corner, we thought that a gift from Mimi Hammer would make more than one person happy. Mix and match their cute tops and bottoms or choose from a selection of one-pieces to look cool around the pool!
www.mimihammer.com

KUSMI TEA
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After a busy winter, we are happy to trade coffee for iced tea! Kusmi has a great variety of teas available at their store on St. Denis, Montreal.
www.kusmi.ca

CARRIAGE 44
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Oliver Stenberg and his wife wanted to offer soap made of natural ingredients, while also having a modern branding. Mission accomplished with Carriage 44, a brand of handmade products now varying from candles to lip balms.
www.carriage-44.com

PAPEROLE
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This Montreal publishing house specialized in stationary works with local illustrators to print on recycled paper. Find a cute greeting card or a colourful postcard on their Etsy shop!
www.paperole.com

DE L’ÎLE
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We love the girls behind this atelier based in Montreal! De L’île adds a touch of funky embroidery to unisex sweatshirts, t-shirts and hats. Recently, we shared in exclusivity a preview of their SS15 collection – which includes a badass coat in electric blue.
www.delileatelier.com

SHALS
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This online store offers a selection of classics for your home… and your jewelry box! Find necklaces, earrings and bangles alongside decorative cake stands and mirrored trays.
www.shals.ca

COLORÉ DESIGN

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With the sunny days to come, we had to include Coloré Design in our gift bag. This brand is known for its vivid colours and exotic prints – using African and Caribbean fabrics. On Etsy, you will find clothes, laptop cases, bow ties, scarfs, belts and even collars.
www.coloredesign.ca

BLØME

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Located in the Old Montreal, BLØME is a fantastic blow dry and nail bar. Whenever you feel the need to relax, get pampered by their team of stylists while enjoying a coffee (or a mimosa).
www.blome.ca

T’AS VU OPTIQUE

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Our readers need a good pair of eyeglasses in order to appreciate new articles and the latest editorials. We love this Montreal store and their wide selection of brands.
www.tasvuoptique.com

 

 

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