Sexy Sofas Made in Montréal: Montauk Sofa

Montauk Sofa

For years I had been “visiting” my sofa at Montauk in Toronto. Sounds crazy, I know, but I’ve loved their stunning, sexy designs for so long and they are an investment. So, when I moved to Montréal where they are manufactured and I found their showroom, I just had to chat with the people behind this huge local success story. It was such a pleasure sitting down (on their sofa, of course) with owner and founder, Tim Zyto and designer Danny Chartier.

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A Loving New Home: Niche Décor & Mode

Niche Décor & Mode

My husband kept telling me about a store that he passes on his way home from work every day. I had to check it out! I wasn’t sure what I would find, but I knew there was a reason I married him!

Niche Décor & Mode is an upscale consignment store, open for about a year now, located near the Atwater Market in St-Henri. For those of you who don’t know, a consignment store takes in only the best of their clients’ gently used clothing, accessories, shoes and furniture and pays you when they are sold.

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Vintage 101: Friperie St-Laurent

Friperie St-Laurent

Until recently I hadn’t spent much time in les friperies (thrift stores). I grew up in Toronto and of course I knew of places in Kensington Market and on Queen St. I even remember going to Courage, My Love (I wouldn’t want to date myself!), but I never paid close attention. However, since living in Montréal, where street-style and vintage are huge, I have become more interested in this whole phenomenon!

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