Monday, March 2, 2009

Montreal Fashion Week Opens

Model wears an outfit by designer Denis Gagnon. The Canadian Press

From The Telegraph Journal:

Trends Recession conference, new talent contest among week's events.

Amidst the stylish fall and winter collections slated for showcase at Montreal Fashion Week, industry insiders will be talking shop on how to stay afloat in tough times.

Award-winning journalist, writer and editor Georgia Lee, who worked as Atlanta bureau chief for Women's Wear Daily for 20 years, will be the keynote speaker of Recessionistas: How the Fashion Industry Can Survive the Economic Downturn on Tuesday, one day after Fashion Week kicks off its 16th edition at historic Bonsecours Market in Old Montreal.

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