Guest blog by Barbara/Jean
Enjoy an exclusive opportunity to meet Montreal designer Marie Saint Pierre as Barbara/Jean celebrates the launch of the Marie Saint Pierre shop-in-shop.
During a one-day-only personal appearance on Tuesday, April 3, from 10 a.m.–3 p.m., Marie Saint Pierre will mingle with guests while they enjoy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails and shop the extended collection of spring items available in the new Marie Saint Pierre Shop at Barbara Jean, as well as the full fall collection trunk show.
At 11, Marie and Barbara/Jean owner Christine Phelan will make a few short remarks, followed by a celebratory champagne toast to launch the shop.
Since launching her Maison in the late 1980s, Marie Saint Pierre has opened boutiques in Montreal and Toronto, and received countless awards and recognitions – including the prestigious Order of Canada, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Outstanding Achievement Award at the Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards. She was the first fashion designer to be inducted into the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts. In addition to ready-to-wear, she has designed wedding collections, fragrances, accessories and even outfitted Lara Croft, the heroine of the Tomb Raider franchise.
For 45 years, Barbara/Jean Ltd. has been Little Rock’s premier luxury boutique – showcasing world’s most influential designers – from timeless and elegant couture to contemporary looks, there’s something special for every lifestyle.
Photography courtesy of Marie Saint Pierre