For high-quality eating, she reserves a desk at Toqué! to savor chef Normand Laprise’s celebrated French delicacies. When she seems like Japanese meals, Saint Pierre heads to Mikado, an area establishment. “Sitting on the bar is tremendous enjoyable. I respect the kitchen’s consideration to element. Their sushi and sashimi is meticulously constructed, like a murals. Even the tableware is handmade.”Saint Pierre is a champagne fanatic who likes a glass of Huré Frères at Le Serpent in Previous Montréal. “I’ll sip a glass of Veuve Clicquot or Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée, however I additionally wish to champion the smaller champagne producers, too,” she smiles.
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Glory within the Golden Sq. Mile
In addition to her 12,000-square-foot atelier within the Chabanel district, Saint Pierre has a stand-alone boutique within the Golden Sq. Mile downtown neighborhood, so she is aware of one of the best haunts within the metropolis middle.
“I wish to people-watch on the Ritz-Carlton Lodge, and shoe store at Holt Renfrew and Browns,” she notes. “The Montréal Museum of Nice Arts—or the Musée des Beaux-Arts—is simply across the nook from my boutique, and it by no means fails to current out-of-the-box exhibitions. It takes vogue severely and paid homage to Jean Paul Gaultier by mounting a large-scale present in 2011 that toured the world.”
From her boutique, Saint Pierre enjoys recognizing native up-and-coming design expertise: “I’m very excited in regards to the jewellery made by LLY Atelier,” says Saint Pierre. “They use valuable metals in a contemporary, sculptural means. It’s uncooked and new.”
Saint Pierre can be a champion of Lambert et Fils, a high-end lighting design studio in Montréal. “Their lamps are so poetic—completely distinctive,” she says. “I like that they’re totally conceived, manufactured, and assembled on the town.”
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When she’s able to unwind after her fall assortment, Saint Pierre heads to Spa Strøm on Nuns’ Island or Bota Bota within the Previous Port. “Bota Bota is on the water, fairly actually, so it’s a novel expertise,” says Saint Pierre. “Their Nordic baths have particular views of the Saint Lawrence Seaway and Previous Montréal.”