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Hot Shopping: M0851 Says it’s Leather Weather

Another Canadian company marking a special occasion is M0851, which celebrates its silver anniversary this year. The Montreal-based brand known for its buttery soft leather goods was founded in 1987 by Frederic Mamarbachi, who favoured practicality over trends to offer utilitarian pieces such as outerwear, bags and small accessories that are simply designed and stick to a neutral palette of black, white and chocolate brown. Today, M0851 boasts 18 concept shops around the world, including two in Toronto, as well as locations in Montreal, Vancouver, New York, Paris, Antwerp and Tokyo. In time for fall, a collection of items in warmer hues like cherry and cognac is now available in stores.

Hot Shopping: Must-Have Fall Bag at m0851

The perfect fall bag from m0851. Photo: Adele Brunnhofer.

Transition your wardrobe for the fall with this stylish and functional satchel from Montreal retailer m0851’s brand-new “les aventures” line. The double handle satchel ($440) is the perfect size for daily essentials and features supple leather and a warm chestnut colour that is perfect for the season.

And whether planning holiday gifts early, or looking for back-to-school accessories, Where also recommends the line’s sleek iPad case in understated black with an exposed silver zipper ($275). m0851 also carries a variety of small leather accessories, bags, jackets and scarves.

m0851 is located on the second level of Bankers Hall.   – Adele Brunnhofer