Shan Production

SHAN: Made in Canada

Making the most of a summer that’s as short as it is sweet is a strong Canadian tradition. And we all know that when you only have a couple of months of nice weather to enjoy, how you style them is critical. For a summer well-spent at the cottage or the beach, nothing beats sporting the best in homegrown swim and loungewear for women and men from Montreal’s Shan.

Shan Production

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My Melmira Post-Surgical Experience

Shopping for lingerie and swimwear is always deeply personal, and sometimes daunting, particularly for post-surgical clients. We asked three women to share their real experiences at Melmira, and how they found exactly the right support in more ways than one.

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A Gradual Glow from James Read

At Melmira, we love the look of bronzed skin but prefer to get our glow from a bottle and not from harmful UV rays. For tanning newbies, or those who want a glow they can build on, the Gradual Tan line from James Read is the one to try.

James Read Tan combines the benefits of luxury skincare with a natural golden tan to suit all skin tones. The products are easy to apply and are all about making your skin look and feel beautiful.

As a professional spray tan artist (and a recognized influencer in tanning trends worldwide), James has worked with some extraordinary people, from top photographers and designers like Tom Ford, Burberry and Sophia Webster, not to mention Naomi Campbell, Rosie Huntington Whitely, Ellie Goulding and Mariah Carey. Here are the details on our team’s two fav products available at Melmira!

 

H2O ILLUMINATING TAN MIST BODY


H2O Illuminating Tan Mist is created with a base of organic rose water and infused with a dusting sparkling 24K gold. This super-hydrating gradual tan is enriched with luxury skincare ingredients such as Hyaluronic Acid which hydrate and firm the skin.

WHY CHOOSE ME?

  • Magic by nature, this golden mist transforms to a clear formula upon application with just a hint of subtle shimmer
  • Gradually builds a natural radiance and glow, day by day – Golden light reflecting particles give skin an instant lustrous finish
  • Featuring Tantone TechnologyTM which helps ensure the most natural result for your skin tone
  • Effortless to use, this mist formula allows you to build your desired colour
  • Super-fast drying, allowing you to dress in minutes
  • Colour lasts up to 5 days

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H2O TAN MIST FACE


Infused with pure rose water, this lightweight mist offers the ultimate gradual tanning experience. Each application will gradually build a deeper tan, allowing you to control your depth of colour. Rose water contains skin-loving vitamins and minerals to provide a refreshing boost to the skin’s hydration system.

WHY CHOOSE ME?

  • Gradually builds a natural radiance and glow, day by day
  • The cooling mist makes for an ideal makeup primer and setter
  • Colourless, stain-free formula
  • Infused with skin beautifying minerals
  • Easy to apply
  • Travel friendly

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Behind-the-Scenes with Shan Swimwear

Melmira got an extra-special glimpse of behind the scenes at Shan headquarters last summer, with Chantal Levesque, designer and owner of the luxury swim brand. A unique opportunity to chat fit and fabric with the expert herself…

Chantal shared with us her inspiration behind the 2019 collection, reviewing her Classique fits and introducing many new shapes, styles, and colours in both bathers and covers. From her sleek and elegant Far West to her modern and edgy Do You Think I’m Sexy, to her fresh and feminine Pop Art, to her dramatic and artsy Mosaic…not to mention the new solids from the Techno-graph contouring structure collection! It was impossible to choose a favourite, and as usual, we selected several from every group.

Shan’s fashionable style, high-end quality and flattering fit truly make her the best the world has to offer! Sharing a passion for swimwear (and being Canadian!), Melmira feels a very close connection with Shan and loves wardrobing our clients head-to-toe with their pieces!

Merci Beaucoup Shan for all that you do!

Cityline: Get Suited Up For The Beach

This winter weather has us itching for a sun-filled getaway, but it’s time to pack that beach bag with some hot, new swimwear! We’re back with Lynne Spence and Cityline to bring you the latest trends in swimwear for this 2019 cruise season.

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True to You

A New Fitting Experience

Confession: I look forward to shopping for a new bra about as much as I like going to the dentist. But there comes a time to face our fears—and judging by the motley crew of sad stretched-out bras in my lingerie drawer, the clock has struck done. It was time to bring in the pros, so I booked an appointment at Melmira.

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We’re Hiring!

Want to join the Melmira team?

We are seeking a Customer Service Liason to join our team! We are a high end fashion lingerie and swimwear boutique that prides itself on service. We work one on one with each client to ensure the perfect garments are found. As a Customer Service Liason, you will be responsible for carrying out the following:

Responsibilities:

  • Greet every customer with a warm and professional welcome
  • Handle customer inquiries and concerns both in person and on the phone
  • Manage the schedule and ensure an efficient flow in the store
  • Troubleshoot and resolve product issues and concerns
  • Document and update customer records on a regular basis
  • Develop and maintain a knowledge base of the evolving products and services

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in customer service, sales, and/or other related fields
  • Ability to build rapport with clients
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Positive and professional demeanor
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

If this is you, please send us your resume to careers@melmira.com.

Prima Donna Delight Bra

Gift Guide: Top Picks for Valentine’s Day!

We can’t deny that chocolates are delicious. And we agree, flowers are beautiful. But lately, us ladies long for something personal and intimate.

As we get older, we realize that functional gifts are hard to beat! There is no doubt that this Valentine’s Day, we want to celebrate love and the loves of our lives, whether it be your partner, husband, wife, mother, sister…or yourself. And, we want to help you do that!

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Melmira on Marilyn Denis

Marilyn Denis Show: Finding the perfect lingerie for your outfits

There’s nothing like a new lingerie wardobe to give you a fresh look and boost your confidence! On today’s episode of Marilyn Denis, we helped three lovely ladies makeover their every day lingerie outfits.

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Melmira Cityline

Cityline: 6 multi-functional swimwear pieces for every body type

It’s always so much fun working alongside Lynn Spence to outfit this Cityline segment. We’re back with the hottest swimwear and accessories trends for 2018! See below for a full list of featured swimsuits and cover-ups. But first, make sure to watch the episode here!

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