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Toronto designer Lesley Hampton is not only making headlines for her red carpet-worthy creations, but also for the attention she’s attracting to important issues like mental health, body positivity, and inclusivity.

Earlier this month, Hampton wowed attendees of Toronto Women’s Fashion Week (TWFW) with a show that featured models cast on personality rather than physical appearance, bodies of all sizes, and a collection of clothing inspired by mental health struggles.

We recently caught up with the designer backstage.

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Perpetually snapping cellphones, ample air kisses and clinking wine glasses set the scene when some of the city’s finest and most fashionable flocked to Toronto’s historical Waterworks building earlier this month.