The women of Montreal are some of the most well-dressed ladies in the world, and it has a lot to do with local designers like Yasmine Wasfy, who helps outfit them in unique pieces that you can’t find anywhere else in the world. Owner of Lustre Boutique on St-Laurent Blvd., Wasfy creates form-flattering, feminine pieces that make any girl feel like a knockout. We caught up with the designer to find out all about her current obsessions and what’s in her beauty bag.
Give us a snippet about you. What should people know?
I am the designer and owner of Lustre Boutique. We are a small studio/shop on St-Laurent Blvd. in my hometown, Montreal. We make all of my designs in our in-house studio and I then tailor them to you if needed. I love my job and I love making women feel good!
What are three things you simply cannot live without?
My dog, Daisy, my amazing staff, and my friends.
What’s your favourite restaurant and why?
My friends own a great little restaurant called Biarritz. It’s around the corner from my place. The food is delicious and really affordable and it’s always a great hang.
What’s your favourite drink/cocktail and where do you go to get it?
I’m not much of a drinker. My go-to bar in Montreal is Casa del Popolo. I usually drink vodka sodas.
Who’s your favourite designer/brand and why do you sport their fashions?
As a fashion lover and designer I idolize women like Sonia Rykiel, Miuccia Prada and Betsey Johnson. But I mostly wear my own designs and I love Rachel Comey shoes, cause they’re perfectly classic, with a touch of rock ‘n roll.
What’s in your beauty bag?
I can’t live without my Cover FX concealer. A fresh looking face is all I need.