When traveling, most everyone likes to bring back souvenirs of the good times they’ve had in faraway places. But did you realize that many of the souvenirs for sale in most places have traveled more than you by the time they reach their destination?
Eco-responsible shopping is a great way to support the local economy, to guarantee that the products you buy are manufactured with respect for human rights, and to limit the environmental impact of your purchases. Montreal is bursting with creative options to ensure that the souvenirs you bring home are 100% “made in Montreal”.
Harricana is the number one eco-luxury brand in the world. Drop by their workshop-boutique for clothes and accessories made from recycled luxury fabrics.
Visit Montréalité to pick up fair-trade T-shirts featuring Montreal street art, with images representing not only the city’s well-known landmarks and symbols, but also its rich culture and creativity.
Il était deux fois (Twice upon a time) is a required visit for those seeking unusual souvenirs. This boutique gives unused objects a new life by turning them into jewellery, clocks, notepads, bags, and more.
Visit Éco-stage Katimavik