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Museums and Heavy Bags

Rebecca Rowe

 Fashion fest has come to an end and getting ready to bus back to Ottawa (I'm just that glamorous I know.) I had to figure out how on earth I was going to carry three huge bags of fabric that I couldn't live without...We'll put that into the category of more things I don't think about, an over filled backpack, and still lacking an ability to speak French. The last one was only really an issue with the Uber driver I used to get to the bus station. All worked out though! I mean, I did knock over a table while...


je ne parle français...inspiration & suicide squad

Rebecca Rowe

Under the list of things I don't think about: going to Montreal Festival de Mode and expecting that the conferences will all be in English....yep. They aren't if you were wondering. After the first few minutes of the first presentation when I realized that I was absorbing nothing through osmosis and that I probably should have spent more time focused in my high school French class. Well, needless to say my first encounter with Montreal was, somewhat lacking. This was until on my way back to my air B&B I discovered an English only cinema. Hello Suicide Squad and welcome...


Intro to fashion!

Rebecca Rowe

Rowes Fashion started in Ottawa ON, known as the eighth worst dressed city, in the world. I’m not kidding, there was an article about it. Thank God I somehow got some fashion sense in me, life in the government was never going to happen, I mean grey suits and staring at a computer all day? NOPE. Mind you I do spend quite a lot of time on my computer right now…. and I wear a lot of grey. We’re not going to talk about that. Ottawa not having a booming fashion industry though was what pushed me into starting my...