Despite the pandemic resulting in the cancellation of large trade shows like the Chicago Collective and Stylemax over the past year, Montréal Collections companies were still able to participate with their local sales reps in various shows in the Midwest including Northstar, Livonia, Deerfield, REV Chicago and many more.
Montréal fashion lines are available throughout the Midwest, finding a special niche with independent stores and their customers.
Characterized by their unique design, quality and sustainability, Montreal fashion lines have long been popular with men and women in the region. Mitchies Matchings, Quebec’s pioneer in great quality fur accessories, has done the circuit of Midwest fashion shows, such as REV Chicago Boutique Show, Northstar Fashion Exhibitors, Kinzie Street, and Ohio Fashion Frenzy. The company seeing a great response to their bright and colorful collections. Serica Elite, Blue by Polifroni, and Majestic were just three of the Montréal lines showcased to 300 retail members at the NW Buyers Show, an independent menswear buying group since 1921. This show is only open to member stores and so is one of the few tradeshows dedicated exclusively to menswear in the country. Some of Quebec’s finest were exhibited just a couple of days ago at the REV Chicago Boutique Show, such as Lisette L, CompliK, Hatley, Charlie B, Elena Wang, and I Love Tyler Madison. The Rev Boutique Show has allowed numerous Montréal Collections brands to reach retailers giving them the opportunity once again to see and touch the fashions in person.
With Earth Day taking place in April, we cannot forget the importance of sustainability; a proud Montréalais value. Eco-friendly brands such as FDJ French Dressing Jeans, Lola Jeans and Lief Horsens are just a few from Montréal highlighting the importance of saving our planet. Their commitment to a sustainable approach to fashion adds versatility to their design vision. Montréal Collections is proud of its long, continued presence in all parts of the Midwest.
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