16 Nov 2022

Time 3 minutes

Address Book: The Little Wools

Address Book: The Little Wools

There's no doubt about it, summer is over and the heat is giving way to cooler days in Old Montreal. It's the perfect time to visit the shops in the historic neighborhood to keep yourself warm and stylish. Here is a list of addresses to find some great wool pieces.

Swell & Ginger
In this boutique, you will find beautiful, quality and durable products for women from over 40 local and imported brands. You will find Le Bonnet toques which are made in Scotland and available in six colors. This must-have accessory for our cold winters has the "Caregora" certification which means that the angora fiber used comes from a rabbit farm that respects European animal welfare standards. It is also a product that is 100% biodegradable since it contains only natural fibers.

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© Swell & Ginger

Artisans Canada
Gentlemen, we haven't forgotten you. Take advantage of Canadian know-how at the Artisans Canada boutique, which showcases local artists and renowned Canadian companies. Come in and pick up a lambswool scarf from the Patrick King Woollen Company. It will keep you warm with style and comfort. By the way, the colors on this one represent a maple leaf through the Canadian seasons: green for spring and summer, gold when fall arrives, red when the first frost hits and brown when the leaf falls to the ground.

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© Artisans Canada

Mademoiselle EartH
With its various collections, this brand will take you on a journey through trends and inspirations. Fashionistas will be delighted with this beautiful woolen La belle Italienne dress that comes with a satin belt. It will keep you warm while allowing you to look great on colder days.

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© Mademoiselle EartH

Sarah Pacini
Made with the utmost care in Italy, Sarah Pacini's clothes stand out for their clean lines punctuated with asymmetrical details. You can get a must-have for your wardrobe: the Sylvie pants in wool gabardine. With its straight leg and slit pockets, this model is modern and timeless.

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© Sarah Pacini

Room Service Loft Boutique
This boutique offers unique and carefully selected clothing collections. On-site, you can also take advantage of the free personalized styling service to get expert fashion advice. Choose from the many beautiful pieces in the Cashmere collection.

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© Room Service Loft Boutique

This chic yet casual brand offers knitwear made from 100% merino wool and designed with love in Montreal. Whether you wear it with a skirt to be chic at work or with pants to be more relaxed at home, merino wool will keep you warm and soft on your skin since this type of wool is known to have an incomparable softness.

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© Naïf

Moreover, since wool is an antibacterial fiber, you should not wash it too often during the season. Naïf shows you how to maintain it in 5 steps:

1. Soak the piece in cold water with mild soap for about 10 minutes without rubbing it
2. Soak the garment again in cold water, but without soap
3. Take the piece out without wringing it and put it on a towel
4. Place a second towel over and squeeze out the water
5. Let your piece air dry

N.B.: Is your business perfect for this list but not yet mentioned here? Don’t hesitate to write to us at info@sdcvieuxmontreal.com and we would be happy to add it here.