October 26, 2007
David Smith wins Ford Fashion Award
Oakville, Ontario – Designer David Smith was named winner of the Ford Fashion Award, with the favourite design in Ford of Canada’s Taking Style to the Edge contest. Smith was named the winner at the L’Oreal Fashion Week in Toronto.
Smith’s design, inspired by the Ford Edge, was deemed the winner among the top three made-in-Canada designs, decided by public votes on a Web site. Smith’s design garnered almost 3,000 votes, defeating designs by David Dixon and Engelbert Gayagoy.
The contest, a partnership of the Ford Motor Company of Canada and the Fashion Design of Council, had a top prize of $5,000.