Journal

QUARTZ CO. FIGHTS AGAINST COVID-19

The company opens its factories to produce masks and medical gowns and hoods as part of the effort to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

QUARTZ CO. FOR THE CAUSE

In support of our community during the COVID-19 crisis, 100% of the profits on the sale of this bag will be donated to Quebec’s food banks.

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR DOWN WINTER JACKET

Cold, rain, snow, ice... This winter, our coats accompanied us in our everyday city commutes and seasonal outdoor adventures alike. Now i...

THE BEST CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING DESTINATIONS IN ONTARIO

With the snow that’s been falling across the province over the last few weeks, there’s never been a better time to put on a pair of cross...

THE BEST GOURMET SUGAR SHACKS IN QUEBEC

The sugar shack is a true Quebec tradition. Over time, it has also become an opportunity for the province's best chefs to indulge themsel...

FIVE UNUSUAL WINTER TRIPS

The winter season is the perfect time to escape to sunnier destinations and more clement temperatures. For others, traveling abroad this ...

THE FIVE BEST LUXURY HOTELS IN SWITZERLAND

Switzerland, with its many glistening lakes and snowy Alpine peaks, is a paradise for outdoor lovers, as well as those looking to live an...

FIVE GREAT ICE FISHING SPOTS IN ONTARIO

Ice fishing is a fun and rewarding winter activity that can be enjoyed alone or with friends and family. Under the icy surface of Ontario...

FIVE NETFLIX DOCUMENTARIES FOR WINTER EVENINGS

Over the past few weeks, winter has managed to surprise Quebecers, with freezing cold temperatures giving way to mild, Spring-like days. ...

SIX UNIQUE WINTER EXPERIENCES

Is it the shorter days, the bracing cold or the never-ending winters that have prompted the people of Quebec to cultivate so many origina...

SEVEN UNUSUAL SKI DESTINATIONS ACROSS THE WORLD

When you think of places such as Greece, Morocco and South Africa you wouldn’t think twice about being able to ski in each of these count...

THE BEST NORDIC RESTAURANTS ACROSS QUEBEC

Long neglected or ignored, Canadian cuisine has, of late, earned back the place and attention it deserves. In the wake of the internation...

FIVE LUXURY AIRBNB CABINS FOR DESIGN-LOVERS YOU CAN RENT IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

If you aren’t flying to a swanky resort in Mexico or Jamaica to enjoy a much-deserved relaxing luxury break this winter, don't despair: y...

THE BEST PARKS AND TRAILS FOR SNOWSHOEING IN ONTARIO

Snowshoeing is one of the most accessible winter sports out there. The only prerequisite is being able to walk for a sustained period of ...

EIGHT GREAT OUTDOOR SKATING TRAILS IN ONTARIO

Ice skating is undoubtedly one of the most enjoyable winter activities there is, no matter your age, everyone can enjoy gliding, twirling...

BRAVE THE COLD WITH A LONG WINTER JACKET

Stay snug and stylish with a long winter jacket this winter season. A long winter jacket is the best friend of those who needs a little h...

WHERE TO EXPERIENCE THE NORTHERN LIGHTS IN CANADA

Are you among those who are captivated by the mysterious green-hued lights that shoot across the Polar night sky and show up in our socia...

WHERE TO BUY A QUARTZ CO. WINTER JACKET IN AND AROUND TORONTO

Many stores in Toronto offer curated collections of quality clothes and outerwear, including Quartz Co. winter jackets, which are entirel...

INTRODUCING THE QUARTZ CO. X ALTITUDE SPORTS ELSA WOMEN’S JACKET

Introducing the Elsa Parka, a made-in-Canada collaboration by Quartz Co. & Altitude Sports, two Montreal-based brands with significan...

WHERE TO GO DOG SLEDDING IN ONTARIO

Dog sledding is one of those quintessentially Canadian activities. Who hasn’t imagined themselves whizzing through the boreal forest at f...

HOW TO CHOOSE A WINTER JACKET

With so many winter jackets options out there, how do you pick the one that will keep you warm this winter?

THE NEW QUARTZ CO. WINTER 2019-20 JACKET COLLECTION

Quartz Co. launches its Winter 2019-20 Jacket Collection – a line that prioritizes the urban-living consumer who is always on the go and ...

Winter Diaries | Olivia Leblanc

When Olivia Leblanc quit her job as a buyer to become an assistant stylist at ELLE, she never looked back. Today, you can spot her stylin...

Winter Diaries | Tamy Emma Pepin

Founder of the studio Un Peu Plus Loin, Tamy Emma Pepin partnered with Quartz Co. to develop its Winter Diaries series. After two seasons...

Winter Diaries | Shayd Johnson

As a photographer and an environmentalist, Shayd Johnson has accumulated an impressive bank of images—and several thousand followers on I...

Winter Diaries | Max Mackee

DJ, lawyer, entrepreneur…what hasn’t Max Mackee done? Now, as a founding member of Origami and its Director of International, he aims to ...

Winter Diaries | High Klassified

This 25-year-old Quebec-based producer has worked with such artists as Future and The Weeknd. Here, Kevin also known as High Klassified, ...

Winter Diaries | Ace Tee

For Tarin Wilda, Ace Tee was a side project she developed while working to become a hairstylist. In 2017, she decided to take the leap an...

Winter Diaries | Loud

Loud knew that to find success as a rapper in Quebec, he’d have to open doors that had never been opened before.

Winter Diaries | Norman

This Toronto photographer has been collecting movies since he was a child; for him, he says, it’s a way to study people and their express...

Inspired by Japan, Influenced by Canadian Winter

Jean-Philippe Robert, CEO of Quartz Co., is no stranger to Japan. We followed him around during his last trip to discover his favourite h...

Winter Diaries | Ludivine

At her family cottage, actress Ludivine Redding shares her favorite winter activities and opens up about the impact she has had on others...

Winter Diaries | Magalie

Known for her roles in the movie Laurence Anyways (Xavier Dolan) and on the hit Quebec TV series 19-2 and District 31, Magalie Lépine-Blo...

Winter Diaries | Azamit

Designer and visual storyteller Azamit talks about the importance of buying local and supporting our environment and artists/creators—whi...

Winter Diaries | Shayne Laverdière

Recognized for his elegant yet simple cinematic approach, Shayne has photographed many of today’s leading artists like Michael Fassbender...

Winter Diaries | KROY

KROY, otherwise known as Camille Poliquin, says she finds it easier to write during the gloomy winter months and that writing about the h...

Winter Diaries | David McMillan

David McMillan, chef and co-owner of Joe Beef, Liverpool House and Vin Papillon, gives us a peek inside his “multi-use” shed—where he lik...

JS X Quartz Co.

Quartz Co. and Japan’s Journal Standard join creative forces to create a unique version of the classic Champlain jacket for the Japanese ...

Made in Canada

We take you into our factory in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, to introduce you to the craftsmanship behind every Quartz Co. piece.

The Porsche Driving Experience

Sponsored by Quartz Co., the Porsche Driving Experience is an exhilarating multi-day event where adrenalin and speed meet icy roads.

Port Franc | Crossing towards La Rochelle

A 30-day journey across the Atlantic. From the Quartz Co. warehouse in Montreal, Quebec, to La Rochelle, France, our jackets embark on th...

Quartz Co. X Altitude Sports

Last year, Quartz Co. and Altitude Sports collaborated to create the world’s first winter jacket insulated using milkweed. Back by popula...