Let's get one thing straight here: Canadian tuxedos and plaid button-downs are not Canada's only contribution to fashion. There's a bustling fashion scene north of America's border, and we're about to get a little Canadian culture shock from Maison Marie Saint Pierre, an ultra-luxe womenswear brand.
Feminine and clean, simple with eccentric details, Maison Marie Saint Pierre is a known name amongst the Canadian jetset, not to mention celebs like Tyra Banks, Stacy London, and Jessie J. This will be the designer's first store outside of Canada, and she's chosen to open her inaugural stateside boutique in Wynwood, thus shaking up the neighborhood's gritty feel and adding a huge dose of luxury, high-end fashion.
Like most other stores in the Design District (Louis Vuitton, Hublot, Chrome Hearts) and Wynwood, Marie Saint Pierre will be part store, part gallery, with an exhibit by Marc Séguin, who's been tapped in to be the store's permanent installation artist. When the store opens mid May, it will be carrying styles from its ultra sleek Spring and Summer 2015 collections and a few from its darker Fall 2014.