Shopping in Montreal
Shopping in Montreal will land great deals on products from designer boutiques, gourmet shops and trendy high-end clothing stores.
The best places to shop are Avenue Laurier Ouest, rue Notre Dame and rue Ste. Catherine.
Known for high fashion boutiques, Avenue Laurier Ouest is quite busy. Lining the street are gourmet food stores, art galleries, clothing boutiques and restaurants. For the best fashion boutique for women's undergarments, swimwear and sportswear, visit Lyla.
Casa, one of several stores selling home decor items, also offers a wedding registry. For those who wish to find gourmet chocolate, cheese, caviar, cheese and fancy oils, Gourmet Laurier is a food-lover's dream. Michel Brisson features menswear and includes line from Valentino, Calvin Klein and Diesel. Rodin is the best place to purchase upscale baby and toddler clothing.
Offering affordable prices, wind in and out of chain stores and boutiques on rue Ste. Catherine. At Les Modes Neon there are a great selection of jeans at competitive prices. They also carry Blundstones, Australian boots that are the rage among teens and young adults.
Boasting streamlined leather goods, Rudsak Collection is run by a succesful leather designer. For brands like Juicy Couture and Miss Sixty, Homogene Jeans and Influence are side by side and both popular among Montreal's fashion savvy. Located at the end of rue Ste. Catherine is Fly Boutique, which specializes in urban styles.
Referred to as Montreal's Antiques Alley, rue notre Dame boasts shops that sell collectible furniture and memorabilia. Stop by Lucie Favreau Antiques for a wide range of collectibles to add to many collections. For a trip back in time, Retro Ville offers pop culture items from the last half of the 20th century. Featuring more elegant antiques, Les Antiquities Grande Central has many to choose from for the charm of past eras.