Get Ready for The Beach With These Local Products

6 locally-designed items to get you psyched for beach days


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Sunny days are here! Whether you’ll be relaxing by a pool, lake, or one of Montreal’s nearby beaches, local brands and designers have got you covered.

1) Swimsuit - Mimi Hammer crocodile racerback onepiece

This sporty one-piece reveals some skin with trendy side cut-outs, while still allowing you to dive and swim in comfort. Bonus: it has the cutest crocodile print to get you to release your wild side. Check out local brand Mimi Hammer for more styles.

2) GoWood sunglasses

A Montreal startup launched a collection of these noticeable shades, which are made of pressed maple wood. Although the factory itself is not within the city, the brand is based in Montreal and supports many local events, such as the upcoming Jakalope festival this weekend at Parc Olympique.

3) Body Oil

Keep your sun-kissed skin hydrated with a body oil made of all-natural ingredients (Avocado oil, Rice bran oil, Coconut Oil, & Vitamin E). Local brand June Swimwear have teamed up with Dot & Lil to create this tropical-scented oil that will keep you glowing throughout the day.

4) Beach Towel

What’s better than stepping out of the water and wrapping yourself with a soft warm towel? These luxury towels come in several beautiful graphic prints, all made of 100% cotton terry.

5) Stay Home Club tote

This Stay Home Club tote bag is big enough to fit your beach gear and all your favorite things. It can help you to feel as cozy as you would in your own house. Stay Home Club is an original, witty lifestyle brand designed for introverts, by introverts, and based in Montreal. 

6) Hat - hand woven wide brim fedora

Keeping your face and scalp protected doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style. Ophelie Hats has been making products in Montreal since 1989. See their website for dozens of summer styles.


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