Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
VFW, NYFW, and Amazon Fashion Week
Salon owner and Davines West Coast Educator
Mexico's go-to Fashion Makeup Artist
Owner and Esthetician, Manscape Spa
International Spa Director, Portugal, Maldives, Tokyo
Leo Award nominated Costume Designer
Christine Palylyk, Jennifer Bowles, and Gwen De La Costa, Medical Estheticians
LUSH's HQ Visual Merchandiser
In the midst of a general arts degree, Bridget Thiessen took up a part job where she first discovered visual merchandising. Though she didn't realize it at the time she had serendipitously discovered her calling. 8 years and a Fashion Marketing diploma later, Bridget is now full immersed in the world of Merchandising as Club Monaco's District Visual Manager.
Blanche Macdonald Fashion Design graduate Kirsten Ley has taken on international fashion weeks, including Tokyo, New York, China, Australia, and Vancouver, and now she is ready to conquer the Paris fashion scene.
Already a successful Bridal Makeup Artist in Taiwan, Sunny Lee came to Blanche Macdonald to expand her extensive skills in order to pursue her love for Fashion Makeup artistry. Now she beautifies models and celebs for fashion shoots on the daily, making her lifelong dream a reality.
Timothy Hung inspires through makeup. Hard work, perseverance, and a passion for expressing his creativity through makeup have made Timothy a superstar in the world of beauty. And now with over a decade of industry experience, Timothy is keen to pass down his expertise to a new generation of artists.
Jojo Macuroy was on track to becoming a professional dancer when an injury changed the course of his life. After attending Blanche Macdonald he founded his own esthetics studio—Jojo Esthetics—in the Swiss enclave of Basel. Now his expertise, attention to detail, and ability to go above and beyond customer expectations has attracted clientele from all over Europe.
With a touch of soft focus shadows, crisp liner, and her signature "soul-eater" lips, Blanche Macdonald Makeup graduate Kelseyanna Fitzpatrick has gained an adoring fanbase that lives for her inspiring avant-garde makeup looks.
Toronto Fashion Designer and Blanche Macdonald Fashion Design graduate Hilary MacMillan has been stunning the Canadian fashion scene with her garments. Her designs have been featured on the catwalks of Toronto Fashion Week and in the pages of publications like Glow magazine. She has even become a celeb favourite with Kim Cattral, Elisha Phaneuf, Tessa Virtue, and even Mme. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau among her list of clients.