While elementary and high school students across the city are rushing out to purchase their back-to-school gear, our young professional readers should also be heading out to gear up for fall weather by checking out the following trendy clothing hubs for the most current pieces for your closets. Montreal has some of the most unique boutique clothing stores across the country – take that, Toronto! – and therefore when it comes to preparing for a season, look to Notable for guidance of where to find the best digs.
Located on trendy Notre Dame, nestled into the epicentre of the Old Port, Rooney Shop stocks ranges of selections from both established as well as up-and-coming emerging designers. Husband and wife Alex and Michelle carefully curate their selections and as a result come up with the most stylish options for every season (thought they especially impress in the Fall!) 395 Notre Dame West.
Espace Pepin – pictured above
Sorry guys, this is a women’s-only store (unless you are interested in purchasing art, in which case, go!) By choosing to shop at Espace Pepin, you are choosing to allow yourself to become one with this distinctive environment where art comes to life not only through Pepin’s artwork (yes, the owner is the artist, too), but also through fashion and design. This boutique-clothing store has some of the best fall finds out there for both casual days out as well as work. 350 St. Paul West.
Now, for you guys (sorry ladies, you need to sit this one out), Boutique Europa located in the Montreal World Trade Centre is this high-end menswear clothing store which, since its opening in 1993, has offered fashionable clothing and unforgettable shopping experiences for its well-established clientele. Great fall fashion options, go check it out! 393 Saint Jacques West.
TNT (The New Trend)
TNT still remains one of the best go-to spots for shopping in the city. Carrying all the current and trendy brands from all over the continent, TNT keeps its finger on the pulse of what’s hot while still offering fashions appropriate to the season and a young professional’s needs. 4100 St. Catherine West.