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On March 23, three emerging designers displayed their unique takes on the classic martini glass at the Distillery District's Sandra Ainsley Gallery for the finale of Bombay Sapphire Gin's Designer Glass Competition . York University/Sheridan College student Nelson Cheng won over the judges with his Bombay-blue glass. Cheng is in Milan tonight (Thursday, April 6) at the Salone Del Mobile design fair to compete against entries from 25 other countries for the global design crown.
Our spring shoe hunt turned up more fab footwear options than a single Take 5 could hold, and the leader of the left-out pack is local fashion cobbler Colin Campbell . Log on to www.colincampbellshoes.com to check out the gallery of bespoke mules and boots. His style ranges from a cream pump with a sculptured cherry wood heel to a lethal metallic royal blue stiletto. Order your perfect pair by calling 416-461-0327 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
On March 30, the city's art and fashion packs met at the Clint Roenisch Gallery for Lydia Klenck 's spring fashion show. Evan Penny 's hyper-real sculpture of the voluptuous Ali mingled with Klenck's Kensington Market clique (in rosy Victorian cheeks blushed on by Courage My Love owner Cece Scriver 's eight-year-old daughter, Nazerah ) modelled unbleached cotton bustiers and bustled, tailored blazers. The collection is priced between $80 and $275, available at Boutique Le Trou (940 Queen West, 415-516-7122) and Model Citizen (913 Dundas West, 416-553-6632).