What to Wear in Montreal during Winter
Montreal is in the midst of its seasonal transition from Fall to Winter. Traveling to the city when the snow starts falling is the perfect time to visit. Sometimes it’s hard to decide what to wear in Montreal during winter and being a native Montrealer, I know how easy it can be to choose comfort over style when the temperature dips. No matter how brutal weather conditions might get though, style remains at the forefront here. We’ve compiled a list of some of the winter season’s best looks, as well as what shops you should buy them at while in town.
You’ll be needing a warm coat when the mercury drops – a cool bomber or a stylish winter coat will definitely do the trick. Since Montrealers know how to embrace the cold in style there’s a plethora of cool shops you can pick up a cool winter jacket.Where to Buy: Men’s – 1150 de Maisonneuve Ouest. Ogilvy – 1307 Sainte-Catherine Ouest.
The blowing winds of winter have a way of creeping up your leg. It has been said many a time, that the first thing a woman notices about a man are his shoes. Wearing your boat shoes in a January snowstorm will only make you look like a fool but that doesn’t mean you want to bust out your arctic boots just yet. For a boot that’ll keep your style points in check and won’t chill you out, run to these shops for some of the best selection in town.Where to Buy: Browns – 1191 Sainte-Catherine Street Ouest. Holt Renfrew – 1300 Sherbrooke Street Ouest.
Layering is a well known secret to any Montrealers heat game. Layering with style though takes a certain level of craftiness and retail acumen. It’s all too easy to turn into the Michelin man because of all the layers that you’ll be sporting. Be smart and remain stylish. Here are a couple shops that you might want to indulge in for some great tops.Where to Buy: Boutique Duo – 24 Prince Arthur Ouest Michel Brisson – 1074 Laurier Ouest or 384 Saint-Paul Ouest
You’ve taken care of all the essentials so now it’s time to pick up some accessories. Without a proper hat, gloves and scarf, all your efforts will have been for naught.Where to Buy: Simons – 977 Sainte-Catherine Ouest. Club Monaco – 1455 Peel