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19 June 2018

Get the Best of the West with Boulet Boots

Collabs

Handcrafted in the city of St-Tite, cowboy boots made by the Canadian company Boulet Inc. are crossing new frontiers and stepping out overseas.

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5 June 2018

BOUND by Bond-Eye Swimsuits Are Making Waves

Trends

Temperatures are on the rise and so is our excitement for summer. We're thinking more and more about vacations in the sun and the soothing ocean air.

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5 June 2018

Twik X Kate Pugsley

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At Simons, art is important to us. We're inspired by the work of artists, since like them, we believe that art beautifies the world and helps new ideas to emerge. That's why, season after season, we love collaborating with creators and designers from all over the world.

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31 May 2018

Luis Barragán – Brilliance and Beauty

Spotlight

One of the things we love about fashion is the way it can instantly alter your mood.

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17 May 2018

The groom's clothing guide from Simons

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Got engaged? Here are a few style tips for the next 3 big steps you need to plan for…

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Trends 16.05.2018

Trend Alert: Ankle Socks

Flowers are blooming. The air is getting warmer. Soft, fluid fabrics, pastel hues, and floral patterns are about to invade your wardrobe.

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Spotlight 15.05.2018

Festival Season

Thousands of people will be there. Listed on the line-up are dazzling performances, lots of music and fun, new friends, and that feeling of being part of an utterly unforgettable experience.

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Spotlight 08.05.2018

Family Influence Meets Future Impact

Beauty equals power – especially when it's a subtle approach to sustainable consumption like Winnipeg native Bronwyn Seier's beautiful and ethereal collection.

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Spotlight 04.05.2018

Put on Poetry with Designs from Lemaire and Tran

Season after season, Lemaire delivers unpretentious and pared-down collections, where luxury is found in the rich materials used and the structured, elegant cuts.

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Trends 20.04.2018

THE POWER OF PRINTS

Prints are powerful drivers of style and what's in changes from season to season. The right print can transform a classic outfit into a real fashion statement. Every print tells a rich story of the cultures and trends that inspired it. This spring, the Simons editorial team is bringing you a selection of their favourite fabrics. Make way for gingham, stripes, floral, and camouflage!

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Spotlight 19.04.2018

Nature Boy

When it comes to caring about the environment, we've got a lot in common with Simon Nessman, the face of our Spring/Summer 18 Men's Designer Campaign.

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Spotlight 05.04.2018

THE COLOURFUL CREATIVITY OF MARNI

Creative, avant-garde, adventurous, meticulous, and unique: Marni's sophisticated and surprising style has been charming fashion fans since the brand's very beginning.

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Collabs 04.04.2018

The hives on our roofs

Simons is proud to be hosting our very first urban hives at our Old Quebec, Carrefour Laval, and Square One stores in collaboration with the Canadian company, Alvéole.

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Spotlight 14.03.2018

Opening at Galeries de la Capitale

The first net-zero energy store in Canada

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Collabs 02.03.2018

The Canadian Women's Foundation: Changing the future for women and girls

In the past 25 years, the Canadian Women's Foundation has changed the lives and brightened the futures of over 250,000 women, retraining them for new careers, providing support as they flee abusive partners, investing in community programs with local and national impact. We tapped into a few of their incredible stories, which perfectly illustrate why Simons is partnering with this organization.

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Spotlight 16.02.2018

Super Nova

It's hard not to get star struck sitting down with someone like Nova Orchid. Shining just as bright as her celestial namesake, this Montreal model shot to sartorial stardom by rocking the runway for some of fashion's foremost luminaries, like Chanel and Sonia Rykiel.

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Trends 07.02.2018

Ultra violet, color of the year 2018

We are constantly stimulated, inspired, and motivated by the colors around us. This is something that the team at Pantone, the world authority on color, really understands. Every year for the past 19 years, it's challenged itself to find the shade that will represent and embody the upcoming year. It proudly announced that the new hue selected for 2018 will be: Ultra Violet. Pantone describes this purple shade as a symbol of “originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us towards the future.”

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Spotlight 01.02.2018

Meet the Models

It's not every day that two major models step into our studio, and even more rare that both call Canada home! We were excited to sit down with Elizabeth Davison and Steph Smith in order to learn a little bit more about these lovely ladies.

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Trends 26.01.2018

Eastern Elegance: Poetic Style Inspired by Japan

The Land of the Rising Sun invites you on a luxurious journey down its cherry-blossomed boulevards where sophisticated minimalism meets delicate femininity.

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Spotlight 29.12.2017

Holiday Heroes

As the magic of the holidays envelops us – in every city and town across the country, there are Canadians gifting something very special to our communities.

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Spotlight 29.11.2017

The Warmth of Winter

If Canadian winters are long and harsh, they're also impressive, unique, and host to a number of magnificently rich moments. This is what inspires the proud Canadian coat brand, Quartz Co.

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Spotlight 28.11.2017

WINTER IN THE WINDOWS

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas... This seasonal song is certainly ringing true at Simons as we recently installed our stunning window displays for the holidays. What's waiting for you as you pass in front of the glass? Snowy scenes presented in pale pinks and gorgeous light greens!

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Collabs 17.11.2017

Embodying Style: MARIPIER x blush finds the perfect fit with Simons

With her MARIPIER x blush lingerie collection launching exclusively this month at Simons, and Face au Mur a new game show series based on LeBron James' The Wall coming this winter – bewitching, mercurial and utterly charming Quebec TV It Girl Maripier Morin is sitting pretty at the top of her game, naturally.

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Trends 08.11.2017

The Holiday decor guide

Soon, a thick, white coat of snow will cover the ground, timeless carols will fill the air, and houses will shine bright with a thousand and one colours…

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Spotlight 02.11.2017

Simons Featured in Sharp Magazine

Sharp Magazine recently met with a few faces from our men's buying team at Simons. Discover a bit about these trend hunters who travel to cities around the world, looking for the best of the best in menswear.

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Spotlight 30.10.2017

Art and Sole

Saute-Mouton is the brainchild of a family of passionate, skilled artisans. It's 33 people who work tirelessly to make sleek and comfortable boots to face the biting cold of Canadian winters. And it is a company that is fundamentally proud to be Canadian.

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Spotlight 26.10.2017

RAISING THE BARRE FOR ART & CULTURE: Ballet BC's Emily Molnar takes us into the future of ballet

When Emily Molnar took over as artistic director of Ballet BC, the Vancouver-based dance company was on the brink of bankruptcy – another cultural institution that had yet to find its footing in this new, fast-moving digital world.

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Collabs 07.10.2017

FAMILY TIES

When it comes to making leather goods, it's hard to beat Italian expertise. For family-run company Fracap, every single shoe that's made is treated like a work of art. Simons is proud to collaborate with the Cappellos in offering high-quality, fashionable boots for men.

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Collabs 04.10.2017

A most gracious host

Staying in one of the hotels by Group Germain Hotels is almost like being hosted by a member of your family! From coast to coast, they go above and beyond so that each guest feels unique, special, and pampered. If Canadians are known for being warm and welcoming, then the Germains embody this to a T!

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Spotlight 02.10.2017

Exclusive NV Unisex Collection at Simons

For the fall/winter 2017-2018 season, Simons produces its very first NV unisex collection.

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Trends 27.09.2017

TRANS/FORM-ers: These New Proportions Are Next Level

While a new Transformers film hit theatres this past summer, another type of transformer—one for your wardrobe—hit the runway and the street. Say hello to the Trans/Form trend, a style direction that's resizing and redesigning basics, creating sartorial staples in fresh proportions. Think longline pieces, boxy tees, wide legs, drop-shoulders, and minimalist mock necks with dimensions that are dramatically different from what's already hanging in your closet.

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Collabs 25.09.2017

Karine Vanasse x Elisa C-Rossow: Aesthetics and Timelessness

When they met just over 2 years ago, their connection was immediate and mutual. The same vision of fashion and aesthetics —it's no surprise that actress Karine Vanasse and designer Elisa C-Rossow wanted to collaborate on a unique and exclusive collection at Simons.

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Spotlight 19.09.2017

From Sea to Sea

Close your eyes and imagine yourself on the magnificent St. Lawrence River or the majestic Pacific Ocean that runs along Canada's West Coast.

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Trends 15.09.2017

Velvet revival

Soft, rich, and sophisticated, velvet is this season's style star… and it comes as no surprise that it's now our #1 crush! Ladies, say hello to the new version of velvet!

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Collabs 13.09.2017

The dynamic duo behind street-savvy label Represent

There's no fashion like British street-fashion. From Katharine Hamnett to Jeremy Scott, its edge, its style and its attitude inspire cult-like followings. And thanks to George and Mike Heaton, the brothers behind Represent, the buzz is coming from the north of England this time. We talked to George about what makes Manchester-based Represent such a stand-up standout, and learned how family is their driving force.

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Collabs 11.09.2017

Rudy Bois X Simons: The Designer and His Fashion Career

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Spotlight 28.08.2017

The power of simplicity

Vitaly is proof of the power of simplicity. This Toronto-based lifestyle brand creates high-quality clothing and accessories with an urban look and rebellious attitude. Its goal is to elevate the everyday with carefully placed details, while letting clean, structural lines do all the talking.

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Spotlight 15.08.2017

Decorating on a student budget

Scrolling through a myriad of gorgeous, inspiring home decors on Instagram or Pinterest, we often find ourselves dreaming of transforming our own home with the latest trends. One, tiny problem? The budget.

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Collabs 15.08.2017

Rose Buddha x Ola Volo x I.FIV5

A Collaborative Collection of Eco-friendly Leggings Exclusively at Simons. Elles sont deux jeunes mamans et sont toutes deux amoureuses du yoga, de la méditation et de la nature. Elles étaient à la recherche d'un legging en accord parfait avec leur mode de vie actif. Et faute de trouver le legging sans défaut, elles l'ont créé. Depuis 2016, Madeleine Arcand et Maxime Morin sont les deux femmes à la tête de Rose Buddha, une entreprise québécoise de leggings haut de gamme qui plaisent autant pour le look qu'ils procurent que pour leur conception 100 % écoresponsable.

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Trends 13.08.2017

Hello Tokyo

Welcome to the capital of Japan, a city that's always on the move, buzzes with energy, and surprises you with something new all the time.

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Spotlight 01.08.2017

These Bags Are Made For Walking

True symbols of adventure, bags are our best companions on any journey, whether big or small. It's not surprising then that Jamie and Lyndon Cormack, two brothers passionate about travelling, chose them as their main product when they founded Herschel in 2009.

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Spotlight 24.07.2017

A Tailor-Made Legacy: Personal Vision - It Runs in the Family

Weaving a new vision: Xiaoyi Li, CAFA Simons Fashion Design Student Award, is the future of fashion for a conscious generation.

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Spotlight 12.07.2017

Simons: A Great Canadian Family

Their story is of an unconditional love for fashion, a tale that started in Quebec City in 1840 and that has continued ever since.

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Spotlight 17.06.2017

A thrilling new legacy: Simons and Chad Fike team up for the Stampede

Teams of glossy thoroughbreds pulling wagons at breathtaking speeds, dodging barrels as outriders gallop alongside in a complex waltz – It's a thrilling experience. The fascinating choreography of chuckwagon racing, which debuted as a sport during the 1932 Calgary Stampede, draws a huge crowd that often includes celebrity spectators such as Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

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Collabs 14.06.2017

June Swimwear x Cantoro x Simons

Fashion and art often go hand in hand, and this collaboration is no exception. June Swimwear x Jason Cantoro is the work of two Canadian creators who combined their expertise to produce a swimwear collection that's available exclusively at Simons.

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Spotlight 01.06.2017

Swimwear for adventurers at heart

It's always June somewhere… There's always somewhere in the world with good weather, bright sunshine, and warm, welcoming water. This mantra is an invitation to escape and a driving force behind June Swimwear. The brand's mission is to give women the desire to travel and surf, as well as the freedom to dream!

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Spotlight 04.05.2017

Bags for Today and Tomorrow

Molly Spittal's studio looks like it belongs to a sculptor: raw materials waiting to take shape, special tools for producing precise work, and large windows that cast light on even the tiniest detail. With her hands, she can make the perfect bag, an understated and functional piece that will last for years.

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Spotlight 01.05.2017

Celebrating fashion from here

The CAFA gala, an event run by some of the biggest names in fashion, recognizes outstanding achievement and emerging talent in the Canadian fashion industry.

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Spotlight 28.04.2017

La marée basse (low tide) and all its treasures

Travel to the heart of the Magdalen Islands with this collection of natural art that invites you to look at the riches of the sea in a whole new light...

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Collabs 13.04.2017

A love story filled with folklore

Making our way down one of Quebec City's main roads, we head towards the home of the young Quebec illustrator, Esthera Preda. She's graciously invited us over.

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Spotlight 07.04.2017

Spring Blooms on LIBERTY FABRICS!

Discover Liberty London, the prestigious print house that's reinvented its unique floral art every season since 1875. Simons presents its own exclusive collections that feature the oh-so-British label in Contemporaine for women, in Le 31 for men, and in its Simons Maison department for the home.

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Trends 03.04.2017

How do you build a well-balanced wardrobe?

Learn what the clothing categories are and their appropriate ratios so you can build a fully functional men's wardrobe.

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Spotlight 30.03.2017

Making products that make people happy!

Step into an imaginative world where unique decor accessories transform spaces into great places to live.

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Collabs 28.03.2017

Haute Humour: Our Sit-Down with Sew Sketchy

She's a fabulous New York fashionista with a sassy attitude, a soft spot for kale, and an obsession with everything hanging in Anna Dello Russo's closet. Never was there a caricature with “sew” much character as Sew Sketchy, the illustrious illustration that fashion fans just can't get enough of.

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Collabs 24.03.2017

Big Heart, Big Art — Why We Love Maya Gohill

Calgary artist Maya Gohill has a knack for charming everyone she meets. From her delightful personality to her impeccable sense of fashion, everything about the 40-something-year-old is as bright and expansive as the three storey-high mural she created for her hometown Simons' flagship.

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Spotlight 07.03.2017

Knowledge Cotton Apparel: An eco-friendly collection!

A Scandinavian menswear company with highly responsible environmental practices.

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Spotlight 28.02.2017

Let's celebrate our ability to help one another!

to promote International Women's Day, Simons would like to show our support for three organizations that work to help women in need of a hand getting ahead and getting out of difficult situations.

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Spotlight 16.02.2017

Well-being with Adrianne Ho and Franky Cammarata

Adrianne Ho, originally from Toronto, and Franky Cammarata, a Los Angeles native, are two international models that have numerous magazine covers and prestigious collaborations to their credit.

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Spotlight 07.02.2017

Simons presents Jonak, exclusively in Canada at Simons

Spotlighting an experienced and well-recognized family business that designs superior quality women's shoes that are as chic and on-trend as they come.

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Trends 20.01.2017

Complementary combos in pastel colours

Be all set for the new season with Contemporaine's ready-to-pair collection

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Trends 19.01.2017

Pack your suitcase with...

Read our travel guide to get ready for a stylish and carefree getaway.

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Trends 17.01.2017

Fashionable and Practical Activewear

Many people like to go straight from the gym or yoga studio to their regular activities without changing out of their workout clothes as it allows them to save time, all while remaining stylish, practical, and comfortable.

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Trends 03.01.2017

The Orlebar Brown collection: not your average swim shorts!

Soak up the sun with the new swim shorts collection for men that combines luxury and comfort!

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Collabs 22.12.2016

Simons, there for the community

Find out about a few of our 2016 initiatives that made a difference alongside local organizations.

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Trends 17.11.2016

Christmas comes home!

The season for celebrating is fast approaching! Follow our decor guide to create holiday magic at home…

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Spotlight 16.11.2016

Hopehanger, T-shirts made of 100% pure hope!

An exclusive new line of clothing created by two parents looking to help contribute to autism research.

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Collabs 08.11.2016

A gift that will have everyone talking!

Simons supports Fondation Sourdine and the École oraliste de Québec

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Spotlight 01.11.2016

Cloth & Clay to fabulous Nordic nations

This British company is making its grand entrance into the home fashion scene, offering an array of luxury duvet covers and cushions.

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Spotlight 26.10.2016

Eco-friendly Activewear

Discover the outdoor clothing brands that are taking action to promote sustainable development.

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Collabs 14.10.2016

P2 x Simons

This famous Quebec fashion designer has created a brand new collaboration that's exclusively available at Simons!

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Collabs 12.10.2016

Switch tes fripes, fashion straight from your TV

Simons is proud to present the newest fashion show on Vrak.

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Collabs 05.10.2016

Estelle & Lucille, knitwear made by grandma

Estelle & Lucille is a new type of knitwear company that supports society's grandmothers, their know-how, and the quality of handmade knit products.

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Trends 29.09.2016

Street Couture at Le 31 Urban

Discover this movement that combines street style and the cutting-edge creativity of today's top designers.

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Spotlight 26.09.2016

Swedish Stockings: an eco-friendly collection

The Swedish brand makes tights and nylon stockings from recycled threads.

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Spotlight 25.09.2016

Fogo the Beautiful

Our team spent a few days on Fogo Island for a photo shoot in a magical setting.

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Trends 23.09.2016

The "it" trend: Athleisure

The buzz around athleisure has reached a fever pitch. In light of its practical appeal—a trend combining athletic and leisure apparel that transitions seamlessly from gym to post-workout plans—it's not hard to see why.

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Collabs 21.09.2016

Samantha Pynn x Simons Maison

Who better to talk about her new collection than the designer herself? Samantha Pynn was willing to become our blog writer for the day!

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Trends 19.09.2016

Unisex Edition: A collection that redefines convention

From a whisper to a roar, a unisex movement has been sweeping through the global fashion scene. We're welcoming it to our doors with the premiere of Unisex Edition for the 2016/2017 fall/winter season.

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Collabs 09.09.2016

Claude A. Simard: painter of colour

He was a renowned painter, an experienced graphic artist and a beloved teacher. He also left La Maison Simons with a cherished legacy: its iconic green leaf!

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Spotlight 11.08.2016

Hello, Ottawa!

This is it! We're now located in our nation's capital. Today, Thursday, August 11, Simons' expansion across Canada continues with the opening of our thirteenth store in Ottawa!

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Spotlight 10.08.2016

Go sporty or retro for a chic back-to-school look!

Actress Vanessa Pilon, the bubbly young host of VRAK.TV, can count us here at Simons among her biggest fans.

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Spotlight 08.08.2016

Back to school at Djab with Jay Le Barbier and Martin Langelier

Whether you like it or not, back-to-school is just around the corner. This year, we've decided to come back with a bang! No corners have been cut and we've got everything from Instagram collaborators to thematic galleries and prizes to win.

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Collabs 05.08.2016

A historic landing at Simons

A great sailboat built in 1928 is currently cruising across the Atlantic. On board, expertise and tradition are making the long journey from France to Quebec. Destination: Simons.

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Spotlight 18.07.2016

Getting the most from your outdoor excursions

There is no better way to enjoy summer than by being out in the fresh air!

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Trends 20.06.2016

Make way for summer dresses!

Summer is upon us and the warmer weather has us over the moon. What better way to soak it all in than by dressing up in sheer, feminine dresses?

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Collabs 06.06.2016

Dressing the world one pocket tee at a time!

Poches & Fils is an up-and-coming Montreal company that makes pocket tees and tops. Its business concept is simple: customers choose the kind of top they want, then personalize it with a pocket they'd like to show off.

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Spotlight 09.05.2016

The OSQ and Simons

The Orchestre symphonique de Québec (OSQ) is performing Beethoven's Ninth Symphony: a seminal work in the history of music!

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Spotlight 02.05.2016

bluebellgray

With summer just around the corner, the bluebellgray collection could not be making a better-timed debut. The brand's signature watercolour graphics will take you to a summery world of colour and artistry.

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Trends 11.04.2016

Vans is turning 50 years young!

Founded in 1966, the California-based company has quickly become a household name in fashion with shoes that marry durability, elegance and comfort.

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Collabs 14.03.2016

New home decor collection by Samantha Pynn

Samantha Pynn is a pillar in the Canadian interior design landscape.

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Trends 15.02.2016

Artisan Quarter

This latest boho-inspired trend is a natural choice whether you're in the country side or in the city.

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Collabs 07.09.2015

Twik Collection x Amour & Joie de Vivre

Simons has been at the forefront of fashion since 1840 and considers art among its chief priorities. Its choice of collections by international designers, the clothing design process and even the design of Simons stores consistently demonstrate that art with a capital A is of central importance.

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Spotlight 15.06.2015

Mural by Melissa Del Pinto

Montreal-based painter Melissa Del Pinto has welcomed us into her studio to show us a world where birds are larger than life.

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