As HUGE Rihanna fans, and women, we, at Montreal Fashion Minds, were deeply saddened by the horrible news of the ‘lovers quarrel’ between Chris Brown and Rihanna. Violence is NEVER the answer, and Brown surely crossed the line.
Our hearts go out to Rihanna at this horrible time, and only wish for her a speedy recovery.
If you have been in a similar situation, or feel like you are stuck in an abusive relationship with nowhere to go, please remember you are not alone! Be strong, and always call for help. There is no excuse for abuse!
If you are living in the Montreal area, and need to reach out, here are a couple of local resources you can use to make a happier and healthier life for yourself.
Assistance aux Femme de Montreal Inc. – Tel. 514-270-8291
Women’s Shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. Intervention with immigrant women and their children. Languages: French, English, Spanish.
L.O.V.E. (Leave Out Violence) – Tel. 514-938-0006 – www.leaveoutviolence.com
Helping those who have been affected by violence (victims, witness or perpetrator).
McGill Domestic Violence Clinic – Tel. 514-398-2686
Counselling by Social Work Master-students with professors’ supervision. Clients: women and men with or without children involved in violence. Individual and group meetings for women victims of domestic violence, group for men batterers. Couple meetings (post-violence). Languages: French, English.
Spousal Abuse / S.O.S. Violence Conjugale – Tel. 514-873-9010
Referral and listening service, 24hrs / 7 days. Languages: French, English.
For those of you seeking help outside of Montreal., research your local help centers or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline – Tel. 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
In honor of her bravery, and greatness, we would like to dedicate this post to Princess RiRi. She is a fabulous and fierce female, with an impeccable fashion sense, and not to mention one of our most favored stars!
Here’s a look at some of Rihanna’s fashion forward moments….
Rihanna on the red carpet....
Rihanna wore a red hot Monique Lhuillier dress and Sang A clutch to the 2008 Spirit Of Life Award Dinner in Santa Monica
Rihanna out and about….
Rihanna protected her eyes from the sun with these fab Louis Vuitton “Suspense” Gold Tortoise Sunglasses.
The performing princess....
STAY STRONG!! xox