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6 in 1: a feminine ensemble with masculine touches from Dundas West’s Lost and Found

It’s time to head westward for All In One, fashion fans. Dundas West is swiftly becoming a favourite sartorial destination , so for our next instalment, we headed to coffee-shop-cum-contemporary-clothing-haven Lost and Found. This NYC-inspired cubby stocks all the cool-girl lines like Charlotte Ronson, Libertine Libertine, Erin Kleinberg and Joomi Lim, and dudes can find items by Robert Geller, Batten Sportwear and Unis. We sought out a look that is perfect for a spring saunter down the street, a first date, or a run through the sand on the beach (we recommend kicking off an old pair of Keds for this one, ladies). Total cost: $1,420.

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The Artist Project brought big names and emerging talent to opening night at the Queen Elizabeth building

A guest checks out Kelly Grace’s work (Image: Jenna Marie Wakani)

At the opening night party for the Artist Project, we encountered pulled pork parfait (think layers of pulled pork, potato and barbecue sauce) from Hank Daddy’s BBQ, drag queens slinging spicy sandwiches (naturally) and art from artists such as Meaghan Ogilvie, Casey Roberts and Kelly Grace, and newcomers Bailey Govier, Elly Smallwood, Harv Glazier and more. Check out the scene in a gallery after the jump.

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Thirty must-see pieces from the Artist Project

The Artist Project (Images: Kevin Naulls)

Two hundred artists, one venue: that’s the concept behind the Artist Project, an annual jury-selected event bringing together creators from a variety of disciplines, with a diverse array of talent. We took in the impressive spectacle last night at the Queen Elizabeth Building at Exhibition Place, where we saw everything from landscape paintings mimicking Group of Seven works to impressive photorealism to sculptural oddities. Everything was for sale, and the art was flying off the walls.

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