Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
Featured in British Vogue and Vogue Italia
Selena Gomez, Lily Cole, and Russell Crowe
Visual Merchandiser at Louis Vuitton, HK
International Women’s Day 2020
Leo Award nominated Costume Designer
Supermodel and Fashion Marketing Grad
Veilance Design Operations Manager, Arc’teryx Equipment
Shown at Amazon Fashion week, VFW and Milan
Founder of Capital G Creatives
Lauren & Lindsay's vintage haven
From Seoul, Stylist and Merchandiser at Topman
Matthew Harrison, Graham Hood, Marcus Quon
Revlon’s National Wardrobe Stylist
Creator of The August Diaries lifestyle blog
Salmon Arm to Australia as mega Youtube star
VFW, NYFW, and Amazon Fashion Week
LUSH’s HQ Visual Merchandiser
One of Vancouver’s most influential bloggers
Mega Merchandiser at Arket, England
Fashion Buyer at major South African Retailer
Global recognition in Glamour UK and Elle Italia
Intern with New York’s Kelly Cutrone
Creative Director, NIKE, adidas, Reebok, The North Face, Tegra, WONE, Dyne, Prana, Fila
Adidas, NIKE, Arctery’x, Fairmont Hotels, MEC
From working alongside PR legend Kelly Cutrone in New York City to launching her own Social Media and PR Company, Fashion Marketing grad Nikki Dindo brings her passion and years of expertise into the Blanche Macdonald classrooms!
Fashion Design grad and founder of street/beach/yoga line Downtown Betty has made it her mission to design as sustainably and ethically as possible. "The concept of Downtown Betty is Whole, Healthy, Home. Our collective mission is sustainable fashion. We were doing it before it was in vogue. We hand cut everything. We use sustainable fabrics."
Founded in 1913 with a reputation for crafting impeccable suits for celebrities, Modernize Tailors is a Vancouver institution located in the heart of Chinatown. When legendary owner Bill Wong passed in April 2017, the shop was handed over to his intern, Blanche Macdonald Fashion Design program graduate Mia Wu. Now, Mia continues the legacy of Modernize, creating high quality garments. Her mission? To turn Modernize to the leading tailoring house in Vancouver and across Canada.
Fashion's visual and creative nature has always been interesting to Myla ever since she was young. Straight out of high school, Myla attended Blanche Macdonald's 1-year Fashion Marketing program. Now, she thriving in Toronto, responsible for telling stories and authentic to Canadian legacy fashion brand, Roots, as the company's Brand Marketing Manager.
Our very own Fashion Design Associate Director and graduate Sara Armstrong shows how easy it is to create your own washable face masks with everyday materials… and donate them where they are needed most!
In honour of International Women's Day we're taking a look at a few of the many incredible women that started their journeys at Blanche Macdonald. From freelancers to salon and brand owners, the Blanche community has no shortage of brilliant and inspiring women.
At our 2020 Graduate Fashion Show, Sugar on the Side, 24 Fashion graduates sweetened up the runway with their immaculately crafted debut collections. The evening was filled with spectacularly chic moments, culminating with awards and the announcement of three Fashion Design graduates who will be representing Blanche Macdonald as Emerging Talent Designers at Vancouver Fashion Week.