Shop Local: 9 Canadian Creators to Discover

Shop Local: 9 Canadian Creators to Discover

Shop Local: 9 Canadian Creators to Discover

Shop Local: 9 Canadian Creators to Discover

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There’s no time like the present to shop local, which is why we’re so excited to team-up with our fellow Canadian creators through our new one-stop-shop, dubbed Together by Rachel. 

While the Covid-19 crisis has forced many of our friends to close shop, Together by Rachel will allow us to continue to shine and share our beloved products with the world. 

From wall art to jewelry, and skincare, Quebec creators offer a range of products that are sure to impress and that will easily create some purchasing needs (sorry, not sorry). Ready to discover some of the most unique creators in the province? 

Here are 9 Canadian creators to support and shop local right now! 

Baltic Club

Founded by Melanie and Brice in 2014, Baltic Club specializes in offering stationery products and goods for your everyday life. 

“We create original and inspiring objects that bring up happiness and make your home beautiful. Our mission is to create positive emotions and spark wonder with simplicity,” the company says. 

Whether it's stationery products, or art prints that you’re looking for, Baltic Club products promise to bring joy, all while being original and inspiring. Their headquarters, in the Mile-End on Saint-Laurent boulevard is where they create, wrap and ship all of its products with great care. 

Cokluch

Cokluch has been at the top of Quebec’s fashion scene for over a decade with their clothing collections that combine local manufacturing and a judicious choice of raw materials. Founders Laurie Lemieux and Christine Guerin, started the company with high-quality leather work and finally decided to release their first clothing line in 2007. 

Their pieces made for the modern and urban woman are loved for their colourful and graphic detailing. With items ranging from skirts to tops, there is equally a design focus on timelessness and comfort. 

Camillette 

As someone who has created jewellery since being a young adult, it’s obvious that Camille Ouellette has always had a penchant for design.

An industrial design and sustainability graduate, Camille worked as a sustainability consultant after graduating only to launch her own jewellery business, Camillette, over five years ago to serve as a creative outlet for her design needs.

Camillette is all about delicate and minimalist handmade jewelry for your day to day wear. Noble and contemporary materials are elegantly combined to produce modern yet fine jewelry pieces. 

Bref

Bref is a Montreal concept store that is equal parts boutique, gallery, and event space. Every month, Bref introduces a new theme bringing together exclusive products by emerging artists and brands, both on the local and international scene.

Founded by Cynthia Moreau and Maude St-Louis, while their boutique remains closed amid the Covid-19 crisis, you can shop items in our new collection that have previously been part of Bref’s unique repertoire. 

Rachel Handmade Goods 

Laetitia Chapuis is the graphic designer and illustrator behind Rachel Handmade Goods. Via her personal brand she shares artwork inspired by her love of architecture, the woman’s body, and more. 

Her distinct style, which mixes photographic framing with a palette of pastel and colourful tones, is loved for bringing together modern design elements with real interpretations of the world around us. Give your walls some love with her unique art prints. 

Beside

Beside offers some of the best high-quality editorial content in their print magazines, which aim to bridge the gap between humans and nature. 

“We uncover compelling stories, pursue untapped questions, foster impactful initiatives and deliver meaningful, practical knowledge that can inform and empower all of us with the tools to help build a more sustainable future,” the company says. 

Marigold 

Launched in 2014 by Marilyne Baril, Marigold is an upscale brand offering casual chic clothing entirely designed and manufactured in Montreal for the modern and sophisticated woman. 

The brand encourages “slow fashion”, advocating quality rather than quantity, which can be felt throughout Marilyne’s collections with timeless pieces like the Nolana Shirt Dress or the Andrew Pants. Her ethical and environmentally-friendly designs are loved across North America. 

Bodybag by Jude

After selling a few capsule collections to underground boutiques in NYC and Montreal, Judith Desjardins premiered Bodybag by Jude in 1998. Though she first found success designing rave and clubwear, today her brand has evolved into an urban chic ready-to-wear line for young professionals.

Her collections, entirely made in Montreal, consist of a fine balance of chic and edgy staples, perfectly curated for an everyday stylish life. 

Idoine 

Idoine is specialized in organic, fair trade skin care products made with moringa oil and certified therapeutic flower essential oils, which are all conceived, developed and formulated right here in Quebec. 

Launched by Catherine Meunier, the brand offers products like creams, scrubs, toners, cleanser and serums, formulated for various skin care needs. 

Xo, 

Rachel

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