Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
Owner of Bodega Nails and Blanche Macdonald Nail Studio Instructor
VFW, NYFW, and Amazon Fashion Week
Salon owner and Davines West Coast Educator
I-D, Kat Von D, Dazed and Confused
Cole Sprouse, Lululemon, Nike
YouTube Makeup Star, NYX Vlogger of the Year
Mexico's go-to Fashion Makeup Artist
Owner and Esthetician, Manscape Spa
In the midst of one of London’s hottest summers in years, Meredith Lacosse sits on her patio looking incredibly cool. Catching up over Skype from the city she’s called home for just about two months, Meredith’s voice rings with confidence as she talks about life after makeup school in Europe with unabashed honesty, authenticity, and a great sense of humor.
Laura Sanchez is a living example of the wondrous things that come from fearlessly and relentlessly chasing your passion. Laura has built a life around her passions, which have now become her profession.
Ana has made a name for herself as a Makeup Artist on the cutting edge of fashion, tied in with the ultimate in fashion publications like Marie Claire Mexico, Glamour Mexico, Elle Mexico, and Harper’s Bazaar Mexico, and cosmetic brands like MAC Cosmetics and Chanel.
Carla Sage understands that the journey is as important as the destination. As Corporate Director of Spa Training for Six Senses Luxury Hotels Resorts and Spas, she’s continually travelling the world, helping open new locations and ensuring that every service in every spa meets her own impeccable standards.
Claudia Da Ponte didn’t start out planning to become one of Canada’s busiest Costume Designers for TV and film, helping stars like Ray Liotta, Lauren Holly, Courtney Love, Molly Parker and Dominic Purcell slip into character.
“Bound to give you nails that make you feel super bad and boujee” is how the majority of Vancouver, at least the half that reads Narcity Best Of lists, knows double Blanche Macdonald graduate, Vanessa Stern.