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Holt Renfrew Olgivy: Montreal’s newest flagship destination

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 network’s largest store—opened in its entirety, with 250,000 square feet of floor space spread across six floors.  


Louis Vuitton, Hermès, CHANEL, Balenciaga, Gucci, and Saint Laurent are only a few of the top designer brands shown throughout the store’s 99 boutiques. Prêt-à-porter and contemporary collections are presented alongside upscale leather goods and footwear, offering even more possibilities for shoppers to explore.


Men and women looking for an unmatched personalized experience can turn to Holt Renfrew Ogilvy’s array of bespoke services in Canada’s most extensive personal shopping department, featuring five personal shopping suites as well as The Apartment.


The Holt Renfrew Ogilvy environment also offers dedicated spaces for revolving activities. Programming at L’espace Holt on the first floor and in Tudor Hall on the fifth floor includes pop-up shops, curated collections, and special collaborations. Concerts, exhibitions, and other events will also be hosted here. Dining is located at Café Holt on the second floor.


The shopping experience unfolds in a completely redesigned space that integrates sustainable materials and natural light. Historic nuances punctuate the modern interior, paying homage to the inaugural 1912 Montreal storefront.


Text: Jennifer Laoun-Rubenstein

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