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Montréal Fashion Industry Suits Up, Uniting to Regain City’s Lost Glory

Posted June 02, 2015

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Ross Marowits – Canadian Press)

Montreal’s fashion sector is trying to regain some of its lost glory as designers, manufacturers and other players in the apparel industry unite in a bid to expand the city’s sartorial footprint.

They have established “mmode,” an industrial cluster that aims to reassert Montreal’s place in the world of fashion.

The move comes seven years after the industry began consultations and 12 entrepreneurs wrote a report calling for the sector to work together.

“The competition has become so strong that there’s no way anymore that our industry can work individually,” designer Philippe Dubuc said. “We must get all together to make our industry stronger.” Click here to read more.