Damzels in This Dress's designer duo celebrate their Leslieville shop's second anniversary this evening (Thursday, November 27) during the neighbourhood's Holiday Wanderlust shopping crawl. No joint birthday/holiday presents allowed.
What's the best gift you've ever received?
Rory: I'd have to say roller skates way back in 1982. Black leather boots with a white racing stripe and devil wheels. They were badass.
What's the best gift you've ever given?
Kelly: The narcissistic joy of giving away my creative indulgences started with a macramé owl plant hanger that I made for my mom in Brownies. Now Damzels dresses ($110 to $200, Doll Factory by Damzels, 1122 Queen East, 416-598-0509) are on all of our family and friends' wish lists.
What's on your list this year?
Kelly: A bottle of Sailor Jerry Rum ($27.60, LCBO, 595 Bay, 416-979-9978, and others, lcbo.com). I'm low-maintenance.
Rory:Soprano Hildegard boots in black ($575, Fluevog Shoes, 242 Queen West, 416-581-1420, fluevog.com). They'll look amazing with so many of our dresses.