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Leo Chevaliers Style Performance Convenience designed for Canada USA and Beyond

Starting his career as a window dresser in Montreal, Leo Chevalier became a trailblazer in Canadian fashion, challenging the established Montreal garment industry. He presented his first collection in 1963 and opened his own haute couture fashion house in 1967. Leo Chevalier was the first designer ever to receive the Order of Canada and helped design Air Canada’s 1972 in-flight uniforms. He was one of only a handful of Canadian designers to help put Canadian fashion on the map. In 1992 Leo Chevalier was awarded the “Griffe D’or” Prix Hommage for his longevity and contributions to the Quebec and Canadian fashion industry  Today the Leo Chevalier brand has remained true to Leo’s original vision and presents men with full sportswear...

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Welcome home to your Traditional Viyella Collection for Canada, USA and Beyond

The Viyella brand was established in 1784 and has been a main stay of mens fashions ever since. At The Abbey we carry a broad selection of this quintessential brand in our store, from the main stay of the long sleeve Viyella shirts in a 80% Cotton and 20% Merino Wool to our high performance 100% Cotton Non Iron in long and short sleeve Viyella shirts. Along with this we also carry a large selection of sweaters and scarves.

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Almost 50 Years Later & Dads Tradition Continues

Almost 50 Years Later The tradition started by the late Fred Foster in 1972 continues in downtown Leamington Today.   When Dorothy Foster opened Modrigal Ladies Wear store at 26 Talbot Street East in 1970, little did she know that some 48 years later, she’d still be involved in the retail clothing industry.  After a couple of years of success  in her own right, she talked her husband, Fred into opening a shop of his own, right next door. “I had to twist his arm, but once he got started, there was no stopping him,” she said.  Fred Foster launched The Abbey in 1972 and the two businesses ran side-by-side for many years, enjoying the heyday of the 1970s in downtown...

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EARN POINTS FOR ACTIONS, REDEEM POINTS FOR DISCOUNTS @ The Abbey

Loyalty Has Its Rewards. Never Pay Full Price For Your Men's Wear Again! EARN POINTS FOR ACTIONS Create an account 200 Points Make a purchase 5 Points Per $1.00 That is 5% Reward Points That Can Be Used On Your Next Purchase:) Refer A Friend 500 Points  Visit our Facebook page 25 Points Follow us on Twitter 25 Points Retweet Us 25 Points Tweet About Us 25 Points   REDEEM The Green With POINTS FOR DISCOUNTS $5.00 Off 500 Points $10.00 Off 1000 Points $25.00 Off 2500 Points Up To $150.00 Off 15000 Points Points apply on all items in our store, Regular priced items & Sale Priced Items.   Sign up and take advantage of our rewards program. Simply click on the Earn Rewards Icon at the bottom...

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