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Saturday, 9 November 2013
Target unveils clothing collection of award-winning, Mélissa Nepton
by Nancy Snipper
was an affair to remember as wine flowed into the glasses of spectators seated
on beautiful white Baroque-styled high-back sofas and slick, gleaming white
chairs to feast on delicious appetizers served and catered by Java U while
witnessing the new collection by fashion designer Mélissa Nepton. Her foxy-styled
black and white patterned clothes were displayed on the lovely bodies of young
female models. Her fashions are simple, yet suggest casual chic and devil-may-care
comfort. Lots of flowing stuff with one clingy shiny dress number too. I like
her simplicity which brings focus to the outfit she designs.
event was held in the gorgeous, St James Theatre in Old Montreal.The Models were standing on the high
balconies overlooking the round arena –onto which they soon descended to show
off Nepton’s 2013 Capsule Collection.
This was a dramatic way to start off the evening, and they all looked like
ingénue Juliets from Shakespeare’s romantic play.
was selected from five finalists to garner the Target Emering Designer Award
which is linked to the Designers Fund, a joint initiative of Groupe Sensation
Mode and Fondation de la mode de Montréal. The contest held by Target to open
up its Quebec store offered a prize of $25,000 and the in-store display
featuring the winner’s line of clothes.
created this collection by keeping in mind what urban, modern women look for:
style, accessibly sophistication and comfort. For me, fashion is an expression
of confidence and femininity that should be rooted in comfort and
practicality,” said Nepton who studied at Montreal’s École Supérieure de mode
and École Nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Paris. She made inroads
with her label in 2009 after participating in Quebec’s version of Project
her clothes will appear across Quebec in all Target stores.
created an exclusive collection just for Target’s store. What I also liked
about her designs was the price range: $39-99-$69.99.