Montreal Alert

Montreal Alert
June 2008

Janna Zittrer,
Montreal Correspondent

CHEAP ’N’ CHIC After spending months toque-deep in snow, we Montreal gals know how to milk every sun-drenched minute now that summer’s finally here. But with so many patios and outdoor events to hit, summertime in the city requires garments galore! Though it’s tempting to spend a full month’s rent on to-die-for designer duds, summer’s sweetest deals let you fulfill your warm-weather wishes without blowing your budget.

GLAM GIRL Get party-ready on The Main with a frilly number from Kooka. This spanking-new shop is loaded with wallet-friendly frocks in an array of eye-popping brights and sexy metallics, and even has you covered with easy-on-the-budget extras like scarves, jewelry and shoes. 3656 boul. St. Laurent.

HOT STEPPER Maintain your open-toe-only policy at Little Burgundy, where you can treat your feet to sexy sandals and fuss-free flats by the likes of Michael Kors, Miss Sixty, Betsey Johnson, and Havaianas. With prices ranging from $30–$250, chances are your first steps in your new shoes will be a happy dance. Currently open in the Eaton Centre (705 rue Ste- Catherine O.), and opening July 22 in Les Promenades St-Bruno (1 boul. Les Promenades).

Madonna in Montreal
You and a friend could be off to Montreal to see Madonna live in concert. The grand prize includes roundtrip airfare, $500 spending money, a 3 night stay at Hôtel Le Germain Montréal, a driver to the concert in the Le Germain Audi A8 and more! We’re also giving away copies of Madge’s latest release, “Hard Candy”.
Enter now!

FAB FRILLS Canada’s first This & That Axesoir is now open in Rockland Center. Don’t let the luxe-looking décor fool you; this stylish shop’s business is affordable accessories, from on-trend jewelry and handbags to scarves, hats, belts and sunglasses. To boot, the Montreal-based company even boasts its own line of lightweight cardis and organic-cotton denim, perfect for a casual-cool look on those lazy, hazy days. 2305 chemin Rockland.