Fave footwear retailer Zola (1726 Avenue, 416- 783-8688) has added Sigerson Morrison's little sister line, Belle , to the coveted spring lineup. Look for equally sassy designs but with a gentler price tag. And while you're there, try not to drool too much over the killer new Michel Vivien line. It'll make your credit card jump for joy.
Serious shoppers, perk up your bejewelled ears: there's a new boutique on the block. Scarlett (363 Eglinton West, 416-480-0330) is a recently opened retail hot spot filled with all the designer threads a gal needs. Call to check for hours or, for the personal touch, book an appointment.
Ever wonder what those unpronounceable words listed on your cosmetics mean? Lori Stryker did. After conducting some intensive research - all her multiple university degrees helped - her stomach turned; the findings were less than healthful. She took matters into her own hands and started mixing up her own formulas. What started out as a DIY cosmetics project has grown into the 112-product Organic Make-up Company , which launched on March 29 at the OCAD Gallery. To check out the colour-rich wares, go to www.organicmakeup.ca
It's that time again, when crafts reign supreme at the One Of A Kind Spring Show And Sale (National Trade Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes', 416-263-3000). There's free parking and child care, so why not take a peek at what our Canadian artisans are up to? The biannual show runs until Sunday (April 4), and admission costs $10 for adults, $6.50 for seniors and students and kids under 12 are free. While you're trolling for fashionable goods, be sure to check out the fragile beauties made by Sheridan College 's glass studio graduating class, and stop by booth L-50 to see local accessory designer Nathalie-Roze 's "seasonal shift." firstname.lastname@example.org fashionnotes The week's news, views and tips