Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
Alex S. Yu, a Fashion Design Graduate, Blanche Macdonald Instructor, and a mainstay of Vancouver Fashion Week since 2014 made his triumphant return to the runway this April with his collection “Capsule 002.” As the name would suggest, this collection serves as the introduction to Alex S. Yu’s new direction as a capsule-based brand.
Two talented Fashion Design alumni take to the runway in their first ever Vancouver Fashion Week, showcasing their hard work and tremendous skillset in fashion’s favourite form – A finished garment. Blanche Macdonald Graduates Sujitha Shivajothi and Laila Aouinati speak on their experience behind the curtain and the inspiration behind their debut designs.
Motivated to put Vancouver on the map as a major fashion destination, design grads Graham Hood, Matthew Harrison and Marcus Quon have founded a unique creative haven. Their budding business, In House Creations, rents space to artists and produces branded merchandise for clients, but the beating heart of the business is the streetwear brand Sans Parole. When it comes to this In House one thing is clear: this is a design collaborative that celebrates art, community, and—of course—fashion.
Global Fashion Marketing graduate Renee Rutherford fell into the world of e-commerce after returning from a hiatus in Paris! Now a full time Shopify Senior Merchant Success Manager and budding entrepreneur, Renee applies her Fashion Marketing knowledge to the World Wide Web and beyond – helping merchants grow through her own entrepreneurial experiences alongside Canada’s leading multinational e-commerce platform!
During her time in the Fashion Marketing program at Blanche Macdonald, Chelsea thought she might want to go into Styling or Personal Shopping, so she pursued her retail aspirations and landed sales positions at places like Holt Renfrew and Nordstrom. It wasn’t until interning for a small business that she knew she was in love with the world of PR and Marketing!
Adam Fawcett already had a successful career in urban forestry when the lure of fashion became too strong to resist. Looking to create more than ‘just another fashion brand’, Adam set to work, meticulously planning the process. Five years later, we are proud to present to you contemporary streetwear label, LineSix.
Built on a passion for fashion and a relationship that blossomed within the walls of Blanche Macdonald, Fashion Editor - Tayler Maier and Editor in Chief - Daniela Lopez Camacho present Vancouver’s most exciting online magazine, Folklr!