Montreal-based menswear designer Robert Barakett is known for his elegant and sophisticated designs. Quintessentially Montreal, his clothes exude European quality combined with North American diversity. Considered a UNESCO World Design capital, Robert knew that Montreal would be his brand's home. His collections are known for their warm knitwear and minimalist aesthetic, so that people look dapper anywhere.
Trained as a designer, Barakett knows about the finest European fabric mills and the details of premium quality fabric creation. He seeks the best fabrics from knitters and weavers all over the world to provide luxury to his clients and exclusive constructions of the most basic items that every gentleman needs in his wardrobe. Polo shirts, wool sweaters, and luxury jackets are essential to Robert Barakett.
His first sportswear collection launched in 1996 at The Designers' Collective in New York City and was met with much acclaim. His brand has been featured in luxury retailers such as Nordstrom and Patrick James. Bright colours and elegant quality are defining features of the Robert Barakett brand.