Celeb Style – CLÉ BENNETT
Questions by Tybie Lipetz @Tybielipetz
It has been an incredible year for two-time Gemini award winner Clé Bennett with his role alongside an A-list cast in one of the film festival circuit gems of 2010: “Barney’s Version”. Clé has a supporting role in the acclaimed dramatic feature film. The film’s A-list cast included Paul Giamatti and Dustin Hoffman. With industry recognition of his amazing performances Clé is realizing his dreams.
Following an outstanding performance in “Barney’s Version”, Bennett secured major roles on Global TV##Q##s “Shattered” and the new hit Showcase series “Lost Girl”. He has recently been featured on CBC##Q##s “Republic of Doyle”, A&E##Q##s “Breakout Kings”, CTV##Q##s “The Listener”, and you can also catch him the upcoming feature film “Stag”.
Most recently, Clé can be seen starring in the fourth season of CTV’s hit drama Flashpoint, as Rafik Rousseau. This January makes his professional theatre debut on the Soulpepper stage, as he takes on the challenge of playing four characters in Ins Choi’s Kim’s Convenience, directed by Weyni Mengesha.
Clé reputation as a serious performer extends beyond TV, film and theatre. The versatile actor is well known for his voice-over work, (Coca-Cola, Ford, Wrigley##Q##s) and animated programs, (the Total Drama franchise, and Skatoony for Teletoon, and CBC##Q##s “Razzberry Jazzberry Jam”).
What are the top 3 must haves in your closet?
Vintage military jacket
What’s your go-to outfit?
LIWI68 T-shirt, jeans, & Bunker boots
What’s your go-to store?
Anywhere in Kensington market
Who’s your favourite designer?
Mark Stoddart “Kurupt” www.LIWI68.com
Are you effected by trends? Are there any trends at the moment you love or hate?
Nope. I do me.
What’s your opinion of fashion magazines? Do you read them?
Don’t read ‘em, but I guess they’re helpful to those who wanna follow trends.
What was your favourite style decade? (grunge, hippy, 40’s, …)
What does style mean to you?
One’s style ought to be an extension of who one is.
Do you dress for yourself or for others (ie: your man or work)?
I dress for myself.
Do you have any beauty or fashion tips you’d like to share?
Drink water. Do you.
Do you think fashion and trends are affected by media? Is this a good thing?
Fashion trends are definitely affected by the media. Not sure if that’s a good or bad thing.
How would you describe your style?
What’s your favourite accessory?
Personalized dog tags.
How do you like a woman to dress?
Sexy & cool at the same time.
Do you have any ‘beauty’/self care or fashion tips for men?
Drink water. Do you.
Have you ever had a mani/pedi or gone for a facial? Why or why not?
Yup! Why not? (laughs)