Top 5 stylish stops at the Festival Mode + Design

Top 5 of the stylish stops at the Festival Mode + Design 

The Mode + Design 2021 festival on the Place des Festivals.

While the end of August signals the start of the new school year, it is also the highlight of summer for fashionistas. The Mode + Design festival returns this year from August 25 to 28 with an array of fashion shows, pop-up shops and musical performances. Métro has concocted a top 5 activities not to be missed.

COUDONC sewing workshops

If you've always wanted to learn how to sew, here's your chance! The rolling and mobile sewing workshop COUDONC travels wherever you are and even at festivals, such as Mode + Design, to offer turnkey sewing workshops.  

A manager will be at the Mode + Design festival all weekend to teach basic sewing techniques to anyone who wants to make recycled fabric accessories such as a clutch, a bag or a hair scrunchie.  < /p>

To reserve your place, you must make an Interac transfer of $23 to guillot.lea.cj@gmail.com. The workshop is open to adults and children over 7 years old, but children must be accompanied by an adult. More details on the COUDONC Facebook page. 

August 26, 27 and 28 at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. 

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Futures divergent

Indigenous designers will be honored during this multidisciplinary celebration combining music, dance, classical singing, hip-hop and fashion. Traditional costumes designed by the designer and artistic director of the organization Indigenous Fashion Arts, Sage Paul, will be unveiled there for the first time. 

This original Mode + Design project will transport festival-goers in a parallel world “virgin and devoid of prejudice” where eight performers will be free to express themselves.  

Thursday August 25 at 6:15 p.m. at 6:15 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. 

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MAMÉ clothing 

The designers of MAMÉ will again this year present their handmade crocheted clothing and accessories in Montreal during a colorful fashion show.  

Inspired by the color palettes of the exhibition L'heure mauveby Nicolas Party, the designers emphasize the well-being of life. For this new collection, we assure you that comfort will be there. 

Friday, August 26 at 5:15 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. 

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The collections of the Quebec company MAMÉ are all the rage.

Eclectik by LaSalle College  

It is in a moving multicolored bus that some 40 models and dancers will bring to life the creations of fashion design graduates from LaSalle College, the largest fashion school in Canada. 

This parade is always one of the most anticipated of the event and with this new non-traditional formula, which mixes fashion and entertainment, we should not be disappointed. e.s.

The Friday, August 26 from 7:30 p.m. 

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KryKou by Krystèle Gueyaud

West African designer and founder of the KryKou brand, Krystèle Gueyaud, will close the 2022 edition of the Fashion + Design Festival in a big way. Her performance will showcase her haute couture collection, titled State of Grace, which was noticed when it was unveiled at Paris Fashion Week last February. 

Designed for both women and men, this collection is “a tribute to the revival of self through personal success and transformation. Each of the twelve pieces in the collection is a happy marriage of recycled fabrics and Wax, a type of African printed cotton fabric. 

This is her very first participation in the Montreal festival.&nbsp ;

Sunday, August 28 at 6:15 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. 

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CONCERTS NOT TO BE MISSED!

The Mode + Design festival is not just fashion shows! There are also live music concerts for all tastes. Métro suggests two Montreal programs among programming. 

  • A heterogeneous mix of the most authentic, the French-speaking rap group LaF, which brings together three rappers and three rhythm designers, will be in show on the main stage Saturday August 27 at 9 p.m.. The group won the Les Francouvertes showcase competition in 2018.
  • The experimental electronic pop music duo formed in 2018 Xela Edna and Eius Echo will offer two short performances during the parades on Friday August 26, at 6:15 p.m. and 9:15 p.m.. We find in their unique music sounds as organic as they are electronic. On stage, their performance never lacks energy as the duo sways, all against a bewitching background of organic and futuristic aesthetics.
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