What to wear to work? Try these Montreal boutiques

Dressing for work is an exercise that can consume almost as much energy as work itself. First you have to find the clothes that work for your style and budget, then every morning you need to find the right combination for the day's schedule, from big board meeting to casual Friday drinks after work. To make things a bit easier for you, here's where we suggest going to find everything you need for the complete work wardrobe.

hr2 Holt Renfrew

9120, boul Leduc, Brossard, QC J4Y 0L3

Located in the Quartier DIX30 in Brossard, HR2 is the warehouse store of the Holt & Renfrew chain, so needless to say we can find everything we need for women and men here. HR2 receives a daily dose of new clothes, shoes and accessories.

Bottega Veneta Montreal Ogilvy Holt Renfrew

1307 Sainte-Catherine Street W., Montreal, QC H3G 1P7

Did you know? The first Ogilvy store was founded in 1866 on de la Montagne Street. It has continued to serve men and women all these years, offering clothing, shoes, jewelry and accessories. You'll be able to find what you need here to look great at the office!

La Maison Simons

977, rue Sainte-Catherine O, Montréal, QC H3B 4W3

Anyone who has visited one of the many (enormous) stores this chain offers, even once, knows that you can spend many hours looking for the item you desire. Whether or not you know what you need before you get here, we bet you won't leave empty handed.

Femme de Carrière

What we find in designer Sandra Angelozzia's stores are the "modern and elegant version of the suit, dresses and accessories" for the active and modern woman. And nothing less!


410A, rue Villeray, Montréal, QC H2R 1H3

Founded in 2007 by Christine Guérin and Laurie Lemieux, the workshop-boutique Cokluch, located on Faillon Street in the Villeray district, offers a wide selection of clothing for "young, urban and dynamic" women. Add to this jewellery and accessories and a visit to the premises is well worth the trip.

Frank & Oak

160, rue Saint-Viateur E, Montréal, QC H2T 1A8

It is a pleasure to visit this workshop-boutique on St. Viateur, where designers offer gentlemen the opportunity to be well dressed...all while presenting them with a small espresso. All of the collections are available in store, and clients can try the clothes on, for size, before buying them online. Oh yes, there are also barbers on site! For a more complete service than that...

Boutique Unicorn

5135, boul Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2T 1R9

Unicorn Boutique, located on Saint-Laurent Boulevard, offers everything for the busy woman that you are (go on, admit it!): tops, skirts, pants, dresses, tunics, one-piece sets, etc. Here, you can find many items on sale and pieces from renowned designers such as Amanda Moss, Betina Lou, Dot & Lil, Josiane Perron and many others.

Boutique Tozzi

2115, rue Crescent, Montréal, QC H3G 2C1

For gentlemen who are looking for high-end clothing, Boutique Tozzi on Crescent Street can boast having fulfilled its mandate. On the menu: known brands such as Oliver Spencer, Penfield, Tiger of Sweden, Daniel Wellington and many others. Trendy products are obviously held in the spotlight here.

Club Monaco

1455, rue Peel, Montréal, QC H3A 1T5

Club Monaco, located on Saint Catherine Street West, bills itself as a one-stop destination for all your needs regarding trendy clothing, food, books, flowers and coffee. Tall order, but a visit to the shop will likely convince you of the seriousness of their approach in dressing both men and women.

French Connection

1182, rue Sainte-Catherine O, Montréal, QC H3B 1K1

Since 1972, the French Connection stores have been offering fashionable, quality clothing, at prices that will not make any purse cry. Their stores are found all over the planet. The Montreal entity is located on Saint Catherine Street West, in Montreal, and dresses both men and women.

The croissant: adored by all, straight from the Magdalen Islands to Montreal! For the sixth year running, we're celebrating this popular pastry with the 2017 Montreal Croissant Festival. To mark the occasion, 96 artisanal pastry chefs will be joining forces on May 6, 2017 to offer you a croissant for just $1. You'd be crazy to miss it! Here are some of the places in Montreal where you can enjoy a taste: [image credit iStock]
From 21 to 29 January 2017, la Tablée des chefs – an organisation whose mission is to provide food to people in need and educate young people in the culinary arts – and Valrhona are teaming up to bring you the Grande tournée du chocolat chaud. Try delectable hot chocolates for $4 each, with 50 cents from each purchase being donated to la Tablée. Here are a few of the Montreal establishments taking part! [Photo: Donat Boivin]
The croissant is a staple in kitchens all across Quebec, from Montreal to Îles-de-la-Madeleine. So it's only fitting that this perfect pastry would get its very own festival. On April 30, 2016, 75 artisanal pastry chefs are joining forces for the fifth annual Croissant Festival, where croissants of all kinds will be on offer for only $1. Here's where to go to get your fill of flaky, buttery goodness.
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