Italian designer Boarini Milanesi has created a USD 7 million handbag—the most expensive in the world—as an urgent call to protect our oceans from the ever-increasing threat of plastic waste. The cause is close to the heart of co-founder Matteo Rodolfo Milanesi, who describes his happiest moments of childhood as summers
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Holt Renfrew first opened its doors in 1837 as a hat shop in Québec City. Today it is recognized as a nexus of the specialty fashion retail experience in Canada, bringing together top designers and beauty brands from around the globe. On June 18, 2020, in Montreal, Holt Renfrew Ogilvy—the
Launched in 2009, Noam Carver is the culmination of expert craftsmanship, timeless design, and a conceptual artistry deriving at unique jewelry that has won the bridal world over one ring at a time. Reconciling the essence of what makes a jewelry brand stand out in such an oversaturated industry, Noam
He has styled the tresses of celebrities the world over, from Claudia Schiffer to Renée Zellweger, not to mention Hillary Clinton. He has opened several luxury salons in France and New York City and launched a collection of hair and body care products found worldwide. He is Frédéric Fekkai, and
For the first time in North America, a remarkable exhibition will bring together 17 Australian artists specializing in contemporary jewellery. “Aurora Australis” will take place from June 1 to July 15, 2018 at Galerie Noel Guyomarc’h, Canada’s only art gallery dedicated to jewellery. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to discover the talent of
Who has never dreamed of wearing a beautiful dress that lights up the room on her wedding day or at an important event? Antoinette Di Carlo turns this dream into a reality with one-of-a-kind tailor-made designs she creates in her atelier in Montréal’s Little Italy.
Antoinette Di Carlo worked in the
The designer who was first noticed for his unique leatherwork now sells his creations across the country and abroad. Holt Renfrew, the chain of high-end department stores, has showcased his collections for several seasons now. A brief meeting with designer Denis Gagnon.
1. How would you describe your style?
Classic, timeless and
Founded in 2003, Maison Édéenne creates one-of-a-kind fine jewellery pieces with an exceptional approach that differs from any other industry process. Its jewellery sculptures combine clients’ personal stories with the values of the renowned brands it collaborates with. Édéenne, founder of the business, comes from Montreal and is the only
Sophie Tessier, owner of La Rousse Espace Beauté, a high-end hair salon on St-Laurent Boulevard favoured by some Quebec celebrities, has more than creative flair: she’s also an excellent businesswoman.
As evidence, her La Rousse Mobile, which has been travelling through Quebec for over a year, is a resounding success. Inspired
Simon Geyik, Mesut Gursoy and Chadi Farhat, three devoted partners who are well-known in the hairstyling world, recently opened Salon Mute, a high-end, full service hair salon nestled in the heart of downtown Montreal. They provide haircuts, colour and styling for both men and women with a talented, experienced team
After a career in modeling, Ruby Brown had the bright idea of launching a business creating made-to-measure perfumes. Today, the SME that bears its founder’s name offers a range of scented candles, perfume creation workshops and a range of services to professionals. Encounter with a young woman who is passionate
Jennifer, how did you get into the world of beauty? What has been your journey?
I’ve been working in the industry for over twenty years. I’m a trainedestheticianand I started out teaching esthetics at the trade school level.I wanted to change the world (laughing), especially the perception of esthetics in Québec.