At the Stitch Trade Show, held February 12-14, the atmosphere was a mix of enthusiastic and optimistic vendors, and some disappointed exhibitors.
First time exhibitor Marigold by Marilyne Baril, along with other Montreal brands, left and right of their booth expressed a sense of camaraderie.
Even after a slow start on the first day, by the second day Marilyne was taking orders and enjoying the new partnerships established with merchants.
"Every time we tell our mini-story - we are four designers, new to this territory and representing Montreal - the merchants open up to us and are happy," she said.
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