Most of you will know what a big deal it is for a model to be chosen as the 'face' of a haute couture collection. You are chosen to set the tone for the collection and to leave the lasting impression. You come out first to show what the industry can expect, and you close the show in the final...

Montreal designer Denis Gagnon ( www.denisgagnon.ca ) gave FASHION the exclusive inside scoop that he has created the new uniforms at Le Place d'Armes ( www.hotelplacedarmes.com ), one of Old Montreal's most stylish boutique hotels. Expect to see the concierge, reception and valet staff at...

Gagnon unveiled his Fall 2011/Winter 2012 collection in February during Montreal Fashion Week and did an encore at Toronto Fashion Week in March. The new boutique assures Denis Gagnon continued presence in the Montreal fashion scene. . DENIS GAGNON BOUTIQUE Old Port of Montreal 170B rue...

Montreal designer Denis Gagnon kicked off day two at Toronto Fashion Week with his take on Fall 2011 marrying biker chic with Black Swan for an urban cool collection. This season Gagnon added some colour to his trademark dark fashions, but the staple leathers he does so well is still a...

the couture collections are coming down the runways in Paris! Christian Dior designer John Galliano opened the 2011 spring haute couture collections in Paris on Monday with a runway presentation that screamed 40s glamour and was inspired by renowned illustrator, René Gruau. A slew of models...

Anomal Couture went New Age geisha with tennis ball–sized styrofoam spheres embedded into the centre of super-high ponytails and secured into place as figurative updos. Graphic eyeliner and creamy bright-pink cheeks added to the structural formation of the week's most unexampled looks thus far.

Last month I had the pleasure of checking out the 2011 fall/winter Denis Gagnon collection during Montreal Fashion Week. Tuesday afternoon the Montreal designer brought his elaborate creations to the Toronto stage to open day 2 of LG Fashion Week. Architectural pieces that dominated the...

Christian Dior Haute Couture spring 2011 Christian Dior opened Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2011 today and it was filled with breathtaking vintage silhouettes, cheery warm weather colors, ladylike gloves and a splash of red. The Dior Haute Couture brought back the meaning of...

, 514-678-5044) is none other than Denis Gagnon, whose semi-subterranean space is two parts atelier and one part boutique. "This is my new lab. The window is right on the street, so I'll be in direct contact with my customers," says Gagnon. The boutique offers made-to-measure garments, a new...

Chloe's New Store – Parisian label Chloé selected architect Joseph Dirand to design the new flagship store located at 253 Rue Saint-Honoré, opening on December 20th. Together with the brand's creative director, Clare Waight Keller, Dirand created a design inspired by the Chloé woman with a...

 

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