Suitsupply to Open 2nd Canadian Location in Montreal

Rendering via Suitsupply. 

Rendering via Suitsupply. 

Popular Dutch men's suit retailer Suitsupply will open its second Canadian store in Montreal in the summer of 2015. Its location will puts it among some of Canada's top retailers, as Montreal's will see a substantial increase in upscale menswear offerings between now and 2017. 

Located at 2148-2150 Rue de la Montagne, the 6,515 square foot, three-level Suitsupply will feature the brand's suits, casual wear, evening wear, private shopping and made-to-measure. 

Click image  for interactive Google map. 

Click image for interactive Google map. 

Suitsupply will locate amongst some of Canada's best upscale menswear shops. Immediately north is Holt Renfrew, which will close in 2017 to merge with Ogilvy two blocks to the south. The merged Ogilvy/Holt's will measure 220,000 square feet, housing a substantial menswear section. Harry Rosen's 22,000 square foot Les Cours Mount-Royal flagship will be overhauled and expanded by the end of 2015, and will measure about 33,000 square feet when completed. One of Canada's most prestigious menswear stores, L'Uomo, is located across Peel Street from Harry Rosen. And Saks Fifth Avenue is expected to open at least one Montreal location in 2017, with a definitive announcement expected within the next few months. 

Suitsupply's first Canadian store opened in February of 2014. The 4,800 square foot, two-level store is located on Hazelton Avenue in Toronto's upscale Yorkville area. 

Toronto store. Rendering: Suitsupply.

Toronto store. Rendering: Suitsupply.

Suitsupply is a vertically integrated men's suit retailer that was started in 2000 in Amsterdam. It has received many awards and was voted #1 men's suit retailer by the Wall Street Journal. Prices start at under $500 and both quality and style are considered to be exceptional.

Suitsupply has stores in 17 countries throughout the world. It currently operates 12 American locations, and it expects to open four more in 2015. 

A source familiar with the company tells us that Suitsupply intends to eventually open locations in Calgary and Vancouver. We'll update you when we learn more. 

Thank you to Urban Toronto's bAuHaUs for alerting us to the store's new address and rendering. 

Today's Retail News From Around The Web: January 8, 2015