Aug 31, 2011

Miss Dior Cherie Commercial by Sofia Coppola.

This is old, but we still love it as a style reference.

EVENT: Last night we attended "The Pink Party" @ 1861

Castle making sure everything is just right!

Me and Jeanne (BFFS)

Castle (owner of 1861 and her beautiful team of ladies in pink)

I couldn't decide what to get! So many perfect pieces!
The weather was perfect for a pink party yesterday evening. Boutique 1861 threw the cutest event we have been to yet! Pink pink pink! That was the theme and reason all these beautiful ladies got together for a shopping night. The collections were superb and the pink champagne and cupcakes were divine!
You should all rush out to see what 1861 has in store. Boutique 1861 is located at 1861 rue Saint-Catherine in Montreal Quebec. Castle and her team are sure to make you the prettiest girl at the party with their huge selection of dresses, blouses, trousers, shoes, accessories... everything you need to feel gorgeous!

Photos by Simon Touzin for Boutique 1861

Aug 29, 2011

Teen angst. A fashion film for proenza schouler.

Fall is here. Sept is going to be crazy!

So, Montreal Fashion Week is almost here!  We will be trying to get into as many shows as possible.

In other big news. Le Smoking MTL is moving to Toronto.
This is the reason there have been less updates lately.
We appologize for the lack of content. WAY WAY MORE to come soon!



Aug 11, 2011

Bright colors mixed with soft hues and alot of snake skin : CHLOE Fall 2011

This season, designer Hannah MacGibbon for CHLOE  had a thing for snakeskin. We adored her take on mixing comfort with sophistocation, all the while having fun with it. The mix of snake skins (especially the green skirt) was perfect. The multi colored poncho was reminicent of the Hudsons bay company type blankets that keep you warm in the colder months of fall. The soft beiges at the begining of the show kept things feminin and the pants made everything look so cozy while maintaining an edge. The two dresses at the end looked doll like and we loved them, but where do they fit in with the collection as a whole?

Photos from

Aug 9, 2011

WANT THIS: Melissa Nepton Fall 2011-12

We really love this. It's classic and always relevant.We saw this on the runway and fell in love instantly. Melissa Nepton has a talent at perfecting form  with a ultimate sophistication and femininity. This is a designer to keep following.

This Jacket has the right amount of class to make you feel ultra luxurious this fall.

Make Up & Hair: Amelie Ducharme

Prada Womenswear Fall/Winter 2011 Campaign

GIVENCHY brings out their wild side

Riccardo Tisci always blows our minds with his use of prints and his attention to every single detail. This time he used images of panthers mixed with bright yellows and purples. He also threw in a few images of Betty Page to add some sass to the entire collection.  This collection made sex appeal important once again. It also made reference to classic Givenchy style and spinned it with a rock and roll edge. We also noticed alot of peeking mid drift. We predict this will be a major trend this fall.

This outfit was our fav. and the only major
burst of color through the entire show.

Photos from

Aug 6, 2011

The Fall/Winter 2010-2011 Campaign Video - YSL

A T-shirt that should be a staple in any man's closet: APPEAL --- Interview with Jalil Peraza

Recently Theophilus London has been seen rocking APPEAL tee's. We approve.
APPEAL is a new t-shirt brand by Jalil Peraza.  Jalil was Kanye West's intern and is also a member of the ROSEWOOD movement.  Jalil knows how to bring a good idea to light. He's been working incredibly hard to push his brand of new pocket tee's and it's working. Word on the street is you should run to and buy yourself one before they all sell out!!!!!

Le Smoking MTL  recently got to ask Jalil a few questions...

SMTL:  So Jalil, where did the inspiration for APPEAL come from?

JP: Appeal came about in such a simple way, I wanted a catchy, easy to remember name that I felt pertained to the very aesthetic I wanted my brand to represent. Following that i combined it with the concept of meshing both high end styles with leisure wear type clothing.

SMTL: APPEAL seems to be blowing up, you seem pretty young,,When did you start designing?

JP: I have only been designing for about a year.

SMTL: Any major future plans for the label???

JP: My plans are to simply keep building the brand , with hopes of endorsing new up and coming music artists!

SMTL: We see that you interned with Kanye, how was it and how did you score that?

JP: Simply put, Interning for Kanye evolved from being at the right place at the proper time, and allowing Kanye to see my potential , which ultimately lead him to chose me to become his intern, furthermore, an adopted member of the "Rosewood" Movement.

SMTL: There are pictures floating around of you and Theophilus London. You proud he's sporting your designs? Are you guys buddies??

JP:Theophilus london and myself met back in March during SXSW, and weve been cool ever since. It feels really good to see him wearing the Appeal  brand and im glad he likes it!!

We can't wait to see what's coming up next in the APPEAL line! Here is a look at some of the pocket tee's that we love.

Theophilus London in a leopard print pocket tee featured in COMPLEX magazine.

Theophilus London in APPEAL.

Jalil in one of his pocket tee's.

"I wanted my brand to represent."

Aug 4, 2011

THE LOOK: Beyonce For Harper’s Bazaar UK September Issue

   Beyonce has been rocking some killer designer pieces in the last couple of months. We love the shoot for Harper’s Bazaar UK, she can really pull off elegant and strong at the same time! Anyone have a clue what shes holding up in the last photo??

Dress by Gucci

Dress by Armani Privé

Dress by Azzedine Alaïa

Dress by LANVIN

 Photographer Alexi Lubomirski, Pictures as courtesy of Harper’s Bazaar UK