In 1973, after graduating from McGill University in commerce, Michael Brownstein joined the Browns team. A few years later, in 1998, he became president of the company. Since then, he has successfully grown the brand, which today has 68 stores across Canada. Meet the passionate man at the head of a family owned business with a reputation that precedes him.
At Browns, since 1940, we carry exciting fashion shoes, handbags and accessories collections, available across Canada.
80 years of hard work combined with a great team of talented people. Browns was originally founded in 1940 by Benjamin Brownstein as a single store on St. Catherine Street in Montreal, Browns have had a family-first focus since day one.
It’s a very good location to target our clients, mostly the family who live on the south shore.
Our brick and mortar stores and our e-com business are constantly evolving.
Work hard and play hard. If you have a vision that you strongly believe in, go for it!
To support the Canadian economy and to support local businesses.
Our team is composed of many experienced, knowledgeable buyers with a great eye for fashion. They know the do’s and don’ts of building a collection that make us deliver the most wonderful collections every season at Browns.
Opening bigger and better stores.