News from the Workshop
Some Home Tips to Enjoy Spring! avril 9, 2020 17:19
1. SPRING CLEANING
It's the type of thing, where I complain every year that I don't have enough time to do. So this year, we're doing the whole nine yards! Don't forget about cleaning your windows, to let more natural light coming into your home! It will be the perfect time to air the house as well. And you, what are your ''must dos'' when it comes to spring cleaning?
2. LET'S REUSE!
Don't throw away your coffee grounds! You can reuse it as a homemade exfoliant, to enrich your garden soil or even as an abrasive to clean certain surfaces. Check out Les trappeuses's tips to find out about DIY cosmetics, simple remedies & cleaning products. Or straight up learn more about Zero waste with Dans le sac.
3. LET'S COOK!
That's one of my favourite things about the lockdown. Having the time to use my creativity to cook! It's time to look up interesting recipes and make lists of your essentials to make your trip to the grocery store efficient. Plan a backup recipe, in case you can't find some of your ingredients. Keep it simple! Oh, and if you have the time, rewatch Ratatouille for inspiration :) Everyone can cook!
We can do it!
RETHINK, REUSE, to reinvent YOURSELF mars 27, 2020 16:15
Dear supporter & ethical fashion enthusiast,
It’s been a tough couple of weeks, am I right? We’re keeping busy and sending you positive vibes in these quieter times. We view this as a fresh start, and we selected some principles to guide us along the way. We hope they can inspire you too!
Since the begining of the year (and for a while already) everything was going faster and faster. We put ourselves asside for a long time, leaving to tomorrow the activity of sharing more about our team, our story and our work ethics.
Remember that we’re all in the same place. Our team therefore chooses to concentrate on our community, and team up to face this challenge and come out of it stronger together!
Stay tuned during this adventure!
On this note, do something that makes you feel good right now! #mentalhealth
And take the time to collect beautiful moments with your loved ones!
- Emilie Rioux Ethical Designer & Founder
Now, more than ever, each action you take will allow us to remain at your service and to continue making this world a better place.
- Leave us a review on Google
- Check out our Retailers list and follow them on Social media / Check out their Online Shop
- Look out for our Upcoming Fall 2020 Crowdfunding Campaign for an Exclusive Look at our Next Collection
Nouvelle Collection Fruitée : Tout Confort & Inspirée de la Nature mai 21, 2017 17:06
Le 3 mai dernier, marquait le lancement de notre Nouvelle Collection Printemps Été 2017. L’événement a pris place à la boutique Boutique Petite Rebelle de la rue Saint-Hubert à Montréal. Est-ce que vous y étiez ? Sinon, on vous raconte tout !
Parmi les surprises et rafraîchissements se trouvaient bien sûr tous les nouveaux modèles de la collection, que nous avions bien hâte de dévoiler ! On pouvait y découvrir nos matières naturelles et locales, aux couleurs rafraîchissantes et aux imprimés inspirés de la nature. L’ensemble des matières, finement choisies, créent un merveilleux agencement, qui se démarque joliment. Sans compter la présence de tricots locaux, aussi doux qu’éthiques!
Au cours de la soirée, plaisir et respect de la nature étaient au rendez-vous. D’ailleurs, pour l’occasion BKIND, ligne de cosmétique vegan et montréalaise (qu’on ADORE !), s’est joint à nous.
On y comptait aussi la présence de Josiane Stratis, Catherine Éthier et Marie-Claude St-Laurent, qui incarnent parfaitement le caractère authentique et féminin de notre ligne. On adore leur style chic et spontané, qui colle tellement avec Meemoza !
Avez-vous jeté un coup d’œil à la nouvelle collection ? Quel est votre coup de cœur ? :)
Découvrez la nouvelle collection ici !
An Ode to Fall's colours! - Inspiration Look octobre 9, 2015 11:35
As you may have already noticed, our streets have started dressing up in beautiful colours! The weather, on the other hand, has remained clement :)
Isn't it the perfect moment to take out your colourful tights and beautiful fall accessories? On this occasion we want to share our latest look with you, starring beautiful prints and comforting colours.
For this new Inspiration Look, we chose our very feminine Kate Blouse, made with organic cotton, and one of the most heartwarming prints! Heartwarming, is an adjective which can also be used to describe the warm burgundy shade of this blouse. This colour combination makes the piece one of the must-have items from our new collection.
As mentioned at the beginning of this article, it's now or never the time to start wearing your favorite shorts on a lovely pair of tights! For those of you who have fallen for the shimmering Caramel colour of Emilie's tights, take a look at our online shop! The Stacy top and the Harlow skirt are available in this brightly warm shade :)
Finally, let's talk accessories! The look is completed by our cute Modal Headband, soft as silk. This ivory coloured headband provides the softness and warmness of our locally made Modal knit. It goes perfectly with the unique, and locally made earrings, created by the designer Miss Cocotte, who works with metal and leather.
So, what do you think? :) Do you like this look? Stay tuned for more ideas and combinations this season! Sign up to receive our newsletter at the bottom of this page.
A refined floral look for a sunny back to school ! septembre 4, 2015 17:18
Back to school is here! With the nice weather we have been enjoying, it's the perfect timing for a romantic look :) This week we have prepared a combination that stars the cute Harlow Skirt from our New Fall Collection! With its unique floral print, is the perfect piece to keep wearing florals into Fall!
This full and comfy circular skirt provides a comfortable ease of movement with its local Modal knit, soft as silk! Perfect to seize every moment!
Mix our Harlow Skirt with an elegant top and a leather ankle boot, for a refined effect. The look would not be complete without a structured felt hat, which gives an unexpectedly dressed up touch to this romantic outfit.
You like this Back to School look?
Find other inspirations in our Fall collection !
The new Media page of our website juillet 23, 2015 15:40
And just for fun, here is the TOP 3 of our favorite articles! :)
1) Meemoza Takes Us “Behind the Seams” at Montreal’s Garment District by the webzine Ecouterre
2) Look Cam : Meemoza pour MMM, by Camille DG from The Booklet
3) Meemoza – Sustainable local production, by Frock & Dilettante
DIY: A simple decoration idea, to celebrate Spring's arrival! mars 27, 2015 14:51
Spring is here and it inspires us! So, today, we set ourselves a litlle creative challenge by offering you our very first DIY! A perfect match to our current collection, this delicate decoration is sure to add a simple and floral touch to your home!
Instagram : @meemoza_mc
Discover the secrets of our new Spring-Summer collection mars 6, 2015 14:16
The multiple inspirations behind the collection
Delicate and elegant, the new Spring-Summer collection is truly a breath of fresh air! Inspired by the vast open spaces of the country and by the soft lights of spring, it reflects our passion for nature and simple pleasures.
Through its pastel tones and the softness of its fabrics, this collection borrows from our sweetest childhood memories. Bike rides, races through the fields or the soft summer breeze are all simply delightful moments that inspired our new pieces.
Our creation process
Emilie Rioux, the designer of the brand, opted once again for unique prints and sustainable materials to tailor the pieces of this new collection. Both gentle for the environment, and for your skin, organic cotton is once again at the heart of our work. Linen and Modal knits are also featured. Their incredible softness will undoubtedly win you over!
What about you? What does spring inspire you? Tell us about it here, in the comment section.Or share your inspirational photos on social networks! Don’t forget to tag us and to use our hashtag #collectthemoments, so we can see you and answer you :)
See you very soon!
Twitter : @meemoza
Instagram : @meemoza_mc
Where to celebrate Valentine’s Day? 3 Montreal restaurants to discover! janvier 30, 2015 16:08 20 Comments
February’s on its way, and some of you may already be planning Valentine's Day...
Whether you are single or in a couple, February 14th, is the opportunity to experiment! Following this idea, here is a short selection of resto-bars with different atmospheres and specialties...
For a chic and romantic dinner, Le Serpent
Located in the heart of La Fonderie Darling, Le Serpent has quickly become a very popular Montreal restaurant. Very contemporary, it offers a revisited Italian cooking at affordable prices even if slightly above average. With its dinner menu, adjustable to every wish, and its extensive wine list, Le Serpent ensures you a delightful evening!
Price: between $ 16 and $ 29 for a main course
Photo credit : James Brittain
For an easy going and warm rendez-vous, Le Manitoba
Located in the Mile-ex, Le Manitoba is very likely to win your heart... Between local delicacies and products from indigenous cultures, the choice is as original as wide. Seasonal vegetables, meats, seafood, fish, natural wines, beers and cocktails… There are plenty of wonders at Le Manitoba!
Price: between $ 17 and $ 28 for a main course
Photo credit : Ulysse Lemerise
For a girls night out, Le Thazard
Lovers of Le café Sardine/Iwashi will be happy to find Chef Hachiro Fujise’s offerings at the surprising Thazard! Located on the Saint Laurent Boulevard, this restaurant borrows the French pace of little bistros... The similarities end here, while what is proposed is nothing like a “steak-frites”! Cocktails, menchikatsus croquettes, miso poutine and the even more amazing... octopus hot dog! You may live a very unique culinary experience here!
Price: À la carte formula, between $ 7 and $ 14
Photo credit : Thazard
Workshop sale + Contest!
But now that I have given you these mouthwatering suggestions, I bet you're already wondering what to wear for the occasion... What about dropping by our next workshop sale, from February 11th to 14th? We promise you a preview of the new Spring 2015 collection as well as several discounts! And since "when one loves, one doesn't count", we want to give you the chance to win a $ 20 gift certificate exchangeable during our workshop sale!
How to participate? Tell us about your favorite restaurant, in the comments below :)
Until February 8th. Find all the details on the Facebook page of the event. Good luck all!
In 2015, I will take the time to... janvier 5, 2015 09:39
After an eventful holiday season, it's now time to think of ourselves. Resolutions have been made, and this year, I took the one to enjoy small daily moments. I thought of this list of inspiring activities, to help unwind with a low budget.
What better idea than to break the week in half, by treating yourself to a Wednesday night at the museum? In most galleries, it's the night for specials on entry fees. The talented Simon Starling will soon be exhibiting at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. Simon Starling established himself as one of the leading artists of his generation while interrogating scientific discoveries and global economic and ecological issues, among other subjects. It will take a little patience, as his exhibit will be held from February 5th to May 10th 2015.
Credit : Simon Starling, Five-Man Pedersen (Prototype No.1)
One evening at the cinema for less than 5$, entry and snacks included? It's possible! At the Dollar cinema, situated near Namur station. You can even watch the latest movie releases!
A friend of mine just talked to me about the free Swing classes at Petit Medley. Every Tuesday evening starting at 8 PM, everyone is invited to their beginner dancing classes. I never took part in such an activity,and I really feel like giving it a try! Who knows? I might discover a new passion in 2015!
The chain of Lolë stores offers free workshops. At each beginning of the month, the theme is changed, bringing new workshops. I took part in many of their yoga classes, which I really appreciated. I strongly recommend their workshops!
Photo credit : Löle
In 2015, I will take the time to enjoy what I like to do on a daily basis. Where did I find the inspiration? Here is a video I find expresses the importance of living each and every moment ;) And you, did you take new resolutions?
EVERYDAYWritten, Directed and Edited by GUSTAV JOHANSSON Producer ERIK TORELL Director of photography NIKLASJOHANSSON, FSF Music OSKAR LINNROS With AMIE HENRIKSSON, DANIEL NILSSON MÄKI, SERGE GARCIA & A...
The mariniere, its classic and timeless appeal! décembre 25, 2014 12:47
The mariniere is without a doubt a key piece to have in your wardrobe. Comes summer or winter, it always as its place! This classic piece was originally tailored for sailors. Coco Chanel largely contributed to popularizing this garment, with the creation of her short mariniere. But its skyrocketing rise to fame happened on the big screen, with Jean Seberg in the movie À bout de souffle by Jean-Luc Godard. After now many years, its popularity never faded, and it has become a must have!
Timeless, practical and elegant, it is easy to transpose this piece in different day to day scenes of our lives. Whether worn with a jean or a high waisted skirt, this versatile piece navigates easily between our favorite outfits. Imagine the endless possibilities, when investing in a well tailored mariniere!
How can you recreate a mariniere inspired outfit? What do you think about this combination, showcasing our Oh so soft! Caleta Sweater and Louie Skirt? Both made of Modal knit.