Oct 21, 2022
Anne Mulaire Legging Review & Behind the Brand Interview
My Green Closet: Ethical and sustainable plus size clothing is unfortunately lacking and not offered by many brands. So let's chat more about why that is and also hear from Anne Mulaire about how she expanded her eponymous brand's size range to 6X!
June 17, 2022
Bridging tradition and the future: Standouts from the Indigenous Fashion Arts Festival 2022 runway
The word that best encapsulates this year's Indigenous Fashion Arts Festival (IFAF) has to be "celebration." It was certainly the mood that ran through the runway shows.
June 14, 2022
5 Amazing Small Indigenous Businesses You Should Know About
Preservation of the natural world is front and centre for Anne Mulaire. “Through initiatives like our new Revive program, our Zero Waste program, and mending services, we strive for a more circular economy, which is much needed in the clothing industry. We also focus on incorporating sustainable and high-quality Canadian-milled materials into our lines,” says Dandeneau.
June 9, 2022
Francophone Métis Style
TORONTO – At the heart of National Indigenous History Month, the Indigenous Fashion Arts Festival is being held this Thursday in the metropolis until June 12. Originally from Saint-Boniface, the CEO of the Anne Mulaire label, Andréanne Dandeneau, came to present her Revive collection.
June 7, 2022
Métis Fashion Designer Leads Circular Economy By Design
In the age of throwaway fashion, where the lifespan of trendy clothes is measured in weeks, Anne Mulaire is forging a new path, inspired by her Métis culture, based on natural fabrics and local manufacturing. Since 2005, already focused on principles of sustainability, the company is now aligning operations to participate in the circular economy.
April 8, 2022
Indigenous Designers Did Sustainability First
Long before “sustainability” became a buzzword, Indigenous makers were cultivating environmentally conscious creations.
Metis designer Anne Mulaire Dandeneau’s intention, shared by every Indigenous artist in the industry Fashion Magazine spoke with, is to take care of the planet you’re walking on. This was the original form of slow fashion — one that focuses on the entire process.
April 2, 2022
A Haute Couture Heritage
A Winnipeg designer finds her voice through old family embroideries. Descendant of a Métis teacher, Andréanne Dandeneau saw her career take off when she incorporated her Métis heritage into her clothes.
March 9, 2022
Bundle up: 6 of the very best warm winter clothing essentials
Balance your closet with a few items that make the cold less daunting. Style a pair of Anne Mulaire fleece-lined bamboo winter season leggings with your favourite sweater to be able to stroll outdoors on even the most chill days.
JAN 10, 2022
Breaking the mold of fast fashion one baby step at a time: How Métis designer Andréanne Dandeneau sews success
Andréanne Dandeneau is the founder and CEO of Anne Mulaire. Her company designs, makes, and sews award-winning, eco-conscious fashion wear, inspired by her Métis heritage. That all happens right here in Winnipeg – and then these award-winning collections sell to customers across Canada and beyond.
NOV 16, 2021
Behind the Indigenous-Owned Circular Conscious Fashion Brand Anne Mulaire
Andréanne Mulaire, founder of the circular fashion brand Anne Mulaire, discusses the label’s intentional production, zero waste designs, tailoring services, upcoming resale program, and more.
November 1, 2021
15 Indigenous Artisans and Shops in Winnipeg to Shop For Christmas and Holiday Gifts
Looking to support Indigenous business this holiday season? Anne Mulaire has been featured, along with 15 other indigenous-owned businesses in this Winnipeg shops & artisans gift guide.
Oct 20, 2021
Indigenous business owners share their secrets and put entrepreneurship InFocus
Melissa Ridgen from APTN News sits down with Métis designer Andréanne of Anne Mulaire to discuss her journey as an entrepreneur and slow fashion designer.
Sep 16, 2021
17 masks for fall that meet current safety guidelines
Anne Mulaire's comfortable and sustainably made zero-waste masks were acclaimed by CBC News for their fun, unique patterns. Each mask is two-ply, contoured with filter pockets to keep you looking chic while complying with current safety guidelines!
Sept 9, 2021
Métis-Anishinaabe designer’s work represented at the federal debate
APTN News Host Melissa Ridgen, the first Indigenous person to take part in the federal leaders' debate represents the Métis community through clothing designed by Andréanne Dandeneau, the Métis-Anishinaabe designer behind Anne Mulaire clothing.
Aug 26, 2021
10 Canadian Fashion Labels Doing Small Batch, Slow Fashion
Leading the way with sustainable and environmentally conscious designs, Anne Mulaire is a Canadian clothing brand dedicated to slow fashion and circular fashion. “Wasted fashion is simply bad design, and it is our goal to keep all clothing out of the landfill.” Learn more about our Circular Fashion program.
July 26, 2021
Fashion that creates spaces for everyone, no matter what size you wear
Proudly Canadian & Métis sustainable clothing designer Anne Mulaire set out to empower women with clothing that actually fits. Learn how designer Andreanne’s background in contemporary dance and costume design allowed her to create a better fit for a better world.
May 1, 2021
Add a little flair to your travel wardrobe with help from some of Canada's top Indigenous designers
Anne Mulaire's beaded belts, as featured in Air Canada's EnRoute magazine, are handmade in Winnipeg by our own designer using the traditional loom-work technique. Read the EnRoute May/June 2021 issue.
May 1, 2021
Fashion Magazine: The Green Issue
As part of their Green Issue, Fashion Magazine focused on green fashion initiatives from DIY to Haute Couture. Anne Mulaire was proud to make the list as part of fashion entrepreneur Julia Grieve's favourite sustainability-focused fashions to shop in Canada. To read all about it, check out the May 2021 issue in stands near you.
April 20, 2021
Anne Mulaire opens a new path
With it's launch of the Better Fit for a Better World campaign, Anne Mulaire opened the door to new inclusive sizing in an industry where there was a lack of representation. La Liberté, Manitoba's French newspaper, spoke to the designer to find out more. Read the digital article here or open the PDF version (available in French only).
April 19, 2021
In good shape: Local designer's inclusive sizing aimed at women of every body type
Everyone deserves to feel as good in their clothes, no matter how their body is shaped. Winnipeg Free Press journalist Cody Sellar discussed the new inclusive sizing available at Anne Mulaire with designer Andréanne Dandeneau. The Winnipeg Free Press is the city's leading newspaper.
April 14, 2021
Indigenous designer launches sustainable, plus size clothing
In April 2021, a new line of inclusive sized clothing was launched by Anne Mulaire to address the significant lack of good-quality clothing in larger sizes.
Dec 2, 2020
Wearable art, metallic fringe, tie-dye sweatsuits: The looks from the 2020 edition of Indigenous Fashion Week
CBC News has celebrated Anne Mulaire’s participation in Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto. The theme of this biennial fashion festival surrounds Water. Anne Mulaire Designs, among several top global Indigenous designers, presented sustainable clothing taken from the runway to everyday life.
Dec 1, 2020
Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto
Anne Mulaire is featured in Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto! This annual fashion show focuses on presenting the most distinct and progressive indigenous-made works. Anne Mulaire Designs presents a cinematic fashion film showcasing pieces from their latest collection, highlighting the fashion label’s Canadian and Metis roots. IFWTO celebrates global Indigenous expression in fashion and the arts and it’s grounding in Indigenous knowledge, ways of life and storytelling.
NOV 25, 2020
Indigenous Fashion Week Is The Custom-Made Platform First Nation Talent Needs
ELLE has interviewed Andréanne Dandeneau in regards to her first time getting involved with Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto. With a passion for inclusivity in the fashion industry, Andreanne said, “Design schools should be challenged to recruit more Indigenous youth. Indigenous students need more opportunities so that they can learn how to nurture their innate creativity, cultural histories, and stories of significance.”
NOV 13, 2020
These Canadian Brands Make Non‑Medical Face Masks Look Good
En Route has noted Anne Mulaire as one of the leading Canadian brands that make non-medical face masks look good. To read more about our face masks and how shopping for masks through Anne Mulaire helps support local organizations and healthcare facilities, click here for the EnRoute article.
Oct 20, 2020
You’ll go loco for these local shopping options
Tourism Winnipeg wrote an article in regards to the increase in online shopping due to COVID-19, and how it’s now more important than ever to shop local and support local businesses. With a stellar reputation as a pioneer in sustainable fashion, a dedication to ethical manufacturing, and a zero-waste program that sets the bar higher for other brands, Tourism Winnipeg lists Anne Mulaire as one of the best local clothing shops for your holiday shopping.
OCT 15, 2020
Métis brand Anne Mulaire focuses on sustainability in Winnipeg
Anne Mulaire has been committed to sustainable growth from the beginning. With fabrics milled in Ontario, and clothing sewn in Winnipeg, owner/designer Andréanne Dandeneau has proven the company's commitment to sustainable development by never wavering from the business ethos the company was founded upon.
OCT 6, 2020
Can Indigenous Knowledge Move the Fashion Industry Forward?
Harper's Bazaar has named Andréanne Mulaire Dandeneau as one of the most influential Indigenous people in the fashion industry! Read more about the way in which the Metis heritage of Anne Mulaire’s owner/designer has influenced the eco-conscious development of the growing Winnipeg company.
Oct 1, 2020
Hudson's Bay Debuts Partnership With INLAND To Support Canadian And BIPOC Designers
Partnering with Hudson's Bay Company, INLAND just launched its new online shop. INLAND is a curated shopping experience that features Canadian designers. Anne Mulaire is proud to be part of a group of talented Canadian designers showcasing sustainable collections.
Oct 1, 2020
Canadian Designers Just Found A Cool New Home
The Kit, Canada’s beauty and style leader connecting audiences from across the country, recently announced the launch of the new INLAND online shop. INLAND promotes Canadian designers in apparel and accessories. Anne Mulaire is proud to be a part of this amazing endeavour.
Sept 21, 2020
Mask and you shall receive
There is certainly no shortage of Manitoba makers who are sewing some seriously stylish masks, meaning you can find colourful, comfortable and quality products all while supporting local entrepreneurs; Anne Mulaire is one of those designers.
Sept 15, 2020
25 Gorgeous Dresses With Pockets To Wear This Fall
Chatelaine is one of Canada's leading magazine for everything lifestyle, health and food. The Monelle Short Sleeve Dress was featured in Chatelaine as one of 25 Gorgeous Dresses With Pockets To Wear This Fall. The beautiful dress flatters the figure by skimming over the body with its duo knit Bamboo fabric. The unique hemline and two-tone coloring add a playful nod to the elegant feel and look of this unique piece.
July 31, 2020
Lessons from Canadian Businesses
Anne Mulaire pivoted its strategy at the beginning of the COVID19 pandemic. Johnstons Group caught up with owner/designer Andréanne Dandeneau to discuss the resilience of her business through this challenging time.
June 10, 2020
10 Pieces to Buy in Honour of National Indigenous History Month
June is recognized as National Indigenous History Month. Anne Mulaire was featured in Fashion Magazine as part of this period of reflection in Canada. Check out the article 10 Pieces to Buy in Honour of National Indigenous History Month
From Thread to WARDROBE
Anne Mulaire was a contributing editor to The Mint Experience Summer 2020 Vol 4 Iss 1. The Western Manitoba magazine featured a section on Sustainability in Fashion as well as Women in Business. Anne Mulaire was proud to share its vision and passion towards sustainability.
Aug 19, 2020
26 Cute Made-in-Canada Face Masks
During the summer of 2020, Anne Mulaire was featured in Chatelaine's article 26 Cute Made-in-Canada Face Masks. Anne Mulaire offers a selection of limited edition masks in a variety of bold prints, complete with adjustable elastics and filter slots.
June 28, 2021
20 Indigenous Fashion Designers To Know
The Kit is Canada’s beauty and style leader and connects with audiences from across the country. Anne Mulaire was featured in thekit.ca, the online version of their magazine, as one of 20 Indigenous Fashion Designers To Know.
June 30, 2020
15 Cute Made-In-Canada Hair Accessories
Anne Mulaire's bestselling bamboo headband was featured by Canadian magazine Chatelaine as one of 15 Cute Made-In-Canada Hair Accessories. Made of moisture-wicking bamboo, these headbands are a great fashion accessory for cold Canadian winters or for your next workout.
Nelson au Manitoba: Anne Mulaire's "fancy" face masks!
It was with great pleasure and surprise that Anne Mulaire was featured on Manitoba's french newspaper La Liberté's weekly feature of Nelson au Manitoba for its "fancy" face masks! Merci La Liberté!
May 22, 2020
Just Checkin' In with Anne Mulaire: Making face masks in the midst of a pandemic
Just Checkin' In is a series of Instagram live videos which focused on various Signatures artisans as all spring editions of the markets and artisan shows were cancelled due to the pandemic. Episode 16 featured Andréanne Dandeneau, the Winnipeg-based fashion designer and creator of Anne Mulaire. Étienne Dale of Signatures Shows talked with Andréanne about her long list of accomplishments and her Métis family history. Étienne also heard from Andréanne’s twin sister and mother during an impromptu tour of her boutique.
May 5, 2020
New Face of Fashion
As the world faced an unprecedented pandemic, Anne Mulaire shifted its focus temporarily to provide a service to the community in times of uncertainty. Fashion face masks were designed and manufactured. Winnipeg Free Press journalist Jen Zoratti discussed this new endeavour with Anne Mulaire and other local designers.
APRIL 22, 2020
The Storm of Demand for Masks
In this interview David Dandeneau - Head of Business Strategy at Metis fashion house Anne Mulaire - discusses the small beginnings of the business. In response to the pandemic’s market shift, the Winnipeg-owned sustainable fashion design label began manufacturing non-medical face masks. The unique designs and appealing styles, along with comfortable fabrics, were a hit. The mask sales kept sewists at work and its doors open - although temporarily closed to the public.
Nov 28, 2019
Andréanne Dandeneau values her native roots
During the Fall 2019 edition of the Toronto One of a Kind Show, Emma Couffin of l-express.ca caught up with Designer Andréanne Dandeneau to talk about the new brand. L-express is a French media outlet covering all that is happening in the French-speaking greater Toronto community.
Sept 28, 2019
Designer puts focus on sustainable clothing
In the fall of 2019, the new brand Anne Mulaire was launched. Formerly known as Voilà par Andréanne or Voilà Designs, the new brand continues to focus on sustainability as one of its main priorities. Winnipeg Free Press reporter Frances Koncan caught up with Andréanne Dandeneau to discuss the vision and story of Anne Mulaire.