3 Must Visit Menswear Boutiques in Montreal
In Montreal, you don't have to look far to see that the city is bustling with world class retail and restaurant options. MTL's instant charm is palpable and you really can't go wrong no matter where you end up. But sometimes you want to dig a little deeper for those hard to find boutique spots that only insiders know.
Part of what makes boutique shopping so rad is the concept of shopping hard to find items in small and hard to find locations. It's all about research and exploration which just so happens to be what we do best here at Garmentory. Get to know our top three favorite Montreal menswear shops below.
What’s in a name? A whole lot, for this Montreal boutique. Lowell is a town in Massachusetts known for manufacturing textiles, Jack Kerouac, French Canadian relations and for prospering during an era when local craftsmanship was the norm. Located on the historic Saint-Laurent Boulevard, the shop keeps the characteristics of its name in mind when it comes to their accessory collections.esigners and life partners Rachel Fortin and Mathieu Mudie personally know and work with everyone involved in the creation. Carrying brands like Naked and Famous, Maians footwear, and their in-house label, Lowell shares inspiration by the Montreal lifestyle. Making the link between relaxation and work, casual and formal, practical but modern, Lowell is rooted in its past while being forward-looking, perfectly embodying the values of manufacturers AND designers.Shop Lowell
This shop opened its doors in early 2006. Housed in the brick walls of a former antique shop, it is filled with classically cool brands like A.P.C.,Adidas, and emerging designers like Patrik Ervell and John Elliott. Their goal is to provide customers with products that they can wear everyday. This is done through their selection of clothing that puts quality manufacturing as the priority. With a unique story behind each product, we’re thinking Rooney is something every city needs.Shop Rooney
Clark Street Mercantile
At Clark Street Mercantile they aim to bring people closer to the products they acquire. They do this by meticulously handpicking every piece that ends up in their space. With a brand list that includes Bleu De Paname, La Paz and Still By Hand among many more, each of the brands chosen either has a history, or is in the process of writing their own by producing quality goods through tried and tested techniques. They focus on craftsmanship, so the customer can understand the heritage, process, and love put into each piece. This is the kind of place that you’ll find things that are not only built to last but something you will pass on for generations.Shop Clark Street Mercantile