10 must-stops on your own Montreal shopping tour
Boutique Reborn 231 St-Paul Ouest, 514-499-8549, www.reborn.ws
Reborn stocks men's and women's duds from worldly fashion-cred-guaranteeing collections like Alexandre Herchcovitch and Montreal's Yso as well as style-forward books and magazines.
Montreal's cool kids hang out in these neighbouring Mile End shops.
Dubuc 4451 St-Denis, 514-282-1424, www.dubucstyle.com
Philippe Dubuc is weathering bankruptcy woes by cutting back his wholesale network so fans of his classic-modern collection will have to do their damage at his Montreal shop.
ESPACE PEPIN 350 St-Paul Ouest, 514-844-0114, www.pepin.ca
Original art by owner Lysanne Pepin and Re-Gen 's (www.regen.net) reworked vintage wear mingle in this Old Montreal boutique.
Maison Eros Greatti 5427 St-Laurent, 514-272-3767, www.maisonerosgreatti.com
Eros Greatti sells cosmetics alongside crystal chandeliers and bold wallpaper in his beautiful decor boîte.
Marché Jean Talon 7070 Henri-Julien, www.marchespublics-mtl.com
Montreal is full of bakeries and butcher shops, but nothing beats the Saturday scene or the deals at this market spot.
Musée des Beaux-Arts 1380 Sherbrooke Ouest, 416-285-1600, www.mbam.qc.ca
If you missed Catherine's greatness at the AGO, visit the show at the Musée des Beaux-Arts to May 7 and hit the gift shop for fab art books and cards.
Nocochi PATISSERIE CafE 2156 MacKay, 514-989-7514
Just off Sherbrooke, this stark p&âtisserie stocks sweet avant-garde-style treats.
Three Monkeys Les Cours Mont-Royal, 1455 Peel, 514-284-1333, www.threemonkeys.ca.
Three Monkeys prints its own limited-edition Montreal landmark Ts and stocks the crème of the city's indie designer crop, including Valérie Dumaine (www.valeriedumaine.com) and Travis Taddeo (www.travistaddeo.com).
U & I 3650-3552 St-Laurent, 514-844-8788, www.boutiqueuandi.com
Mix international flare from labels like Comme des Garçons , APC and Cydwoq shoes at this designer depot in the middle of the St. Laurent strip.
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