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La Braderie Recap!

Posted by Katia Hagen on

This past weekend I was in Quebec city for La Braderie de la Mode Québécoise!  I love meeting you all in person, it's such a priceless experience! I am thinking of doing a mini pop-up so that some of you Montrealers who could not make it to Quebec city can access the sale! I will keep you updated with where and when! :)

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A Closer Look : Cover Vest

Posted by Katia Hagen on

This season, I reworked one of our SS17 Best Sellers; Cover Vest! The original version was a Maxi and it was in a grey midweight canvas. This season, it's just below the knee and in a lighter and softer canvas.The Cover Vest is made from a 55% Hemp, 45% Organic Cotton Blend. I've mentioned why I love this blend before; Hemp and Organic Cotton are pretty similar in their properties, they have great absorbency. However, Hemp takes much less water (and no pesticides - but organic cotton doesn't use them anyway - unlike conventional cotton) So having Hemp take up...

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A Closer Look: Ballet Top

Posted by Katia Hagen on

The Ballet Top!! One of my absolute favorites of the basics collection and also one of the not-so-basic styles. I love it because it is a pretty simple style but it can be worn in SO many ways! My first idea was to make something to wear with cute simple dresses. You know when you go to a wedding and you need something on your shoulders? And end up bringing a shawl.. which is so boring! So I wanted to make something simple enough that it can be worn with any type of dress but not too simple that it...

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A Closer Look: Slip Dress

Posted by Katia Hagen on

I think slip dresses are such a staple garment for any wardrobe but they can often look too much like an undergarment to actually wear. I got one once that had a bit too much lace and I never actually wore it outside my house because of it. I wanted to make one that had all the style factors of a slip dress but that looked like it was meant to wear as a dress and not a pijama. Marie-Grace is wearing the size large.The Dress is made from a 100% Tencel lightweight fabric, which is actually leftover supply from...

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Introducing LOA BASICS

Posted by Katia Hagen on

Today is the day!! Our Basics Collection is now available online!When I was thinking about what kind of styles to make for a basics collection, I kept coming back to a feeling and not necessarily items or styles. You know that feeling when you're on vacation, or even on weekends, when everything feels like it's moving in slow-motion and you can just relax and take it easy. I wanted to make clothes that could bring that into your everyday life. Basics that were soft and easy to match with anything so that it's easy to make outfits. I also wanted...

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