DX: Style + Substance Talk at Design Exchange (October 28, 2014)
by A.J. Lam
Inspired by Politics of Fashion | Fashion of Politics, held at the Design Exchange (DX), this rapid-fire presentation – where each speaker has approximately 20 slides (for 20 seconds each) – features trendsetters, tastemakers and creatives who discuss their fashion inspirations and favourite iconic styles and moments.
In six minutes and 40 seconds, presenters answered:
- What is style?
- How do they approach and apply style at work and at home?
This talk is hosted by the impeccably stylish interior designer, Tommy Smythe.
Suzanne Boyd, editor-in-chief at Zoomer Magazine
Nolan Bryant, columnist at The Globe and Mail
Alex McLeod, artist
Stephen Wong and Kirk Pickersgill, co-founders of Greta Constantine
Jagmeet Singh, MPP Bramalea – Gore – Malton
Roslyn Griffith Hall, stylist
Susie Sheffman, fashion/creative director
Stefano Pujatti, architect
From supermodels, fashion icons, fashionistas, fashion photographers, and family influences to Canadian politics and cold climate architecture, this speed-dating of style and substance had it all.