World’s Largest Synchro Swimsuit

Yesterday, Marie spent 9 hours producing “the world’s largest synchro swimsuit”. This was done as a promotional activity for Synchro nationals, which will be held at the Etobicoke Olympium from May 3-8, 2004. The moose in the suit is currently on display at the Olympium.

Swimwear Line Inaugural Photo Shoot!

Kudos to the models and photographers who participated in our very first photo shoot for the line! On February 28th and 29th, we took many, many shots, both in Toronto (Saturday) , and Ottawa (Sunday). The locations were Cherry Beach in Toronto, Parliament Hill in Ottawa, and the Gibbons Family Maple Farm, in Frankville. With…

Toronto Star – Spandex queen makes snug, sexy fit

Toronto Star, June 26 2003 Spandex queen makes snug, sexy fit BERNADETTE MORRA Most women would find a full body wax less painful than shopping for a swimsuit. Marie Routhier completely understands. The former figure skater’s physique changed dramatically after a car accident six years ago sidelined her with a back injury. Routhier redirected her…

New Publication!

Marie’s new manual – “The Bikini Book” will be released on November 1, 2003. Pre Orders are now being accepted! The book is geared towards fitness / bodybuilder / pageant contestants, though most of the principals covered will apply to regular bikinis as well. Some topics covered: Sewing techniques, underwiring, padding, colour selection, ornamentation, fitting,…

CNE Fashion Show

Catch some of Marie’s designs in the CNE beach / swimwear fashion show, August 30th. The show will take place at the Celebration Stage (Outdoor), beginning at 7:00pm. Also, catch some of our clients : Melanie Hiscock, Liana Santarossa, and Maria Covelli, who will be competing in the CNE competitions, also on the Celebration Stage,…

Team Canada’s Newest Designer

Marie has recently started work on Synchro Canada’s Team Canada. These suits will be worn by the team to various international competitions this year, including the Pan Am Games in August. Team Canada won a Bronze medal at the last Olympics, and Gold at the last Pan Am Games. These suits (Free Program) are quite…

New Techniques!

Well, it looks like we’re all ready to start plugging two new options that we’re pretty proud of. 1.) We have developed a special technique that allows us to use almost ANY font (and there are 1000’s of them out there) to applique lettering on to your wrestling costume! Pick a fabric from our selection,…

The Express Coverage – Designing Woman

The Express, October 31 2001 Designing Woman Marie Routhier is answering her calling in St. John’s BY CRAIG WELSH, The Express Marie Routhier’s future was set when she was 11 years old, after her mother came home with an unsightly skating dress. “My mom bought me a $90 skating dress and it was ugly,” she…