Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
Leo Award nominated Costume Designer
LUSH's HQ Visual Merchandiser
One of Vancouver’s most influential bloggers
Shown at Amazon Fashion week, VFW and Milan
Lauren & Lindsay's vintage haven
VFW, NYFW and Amazon Fashion Week
Visual Merchandiser at Louis Vuitton, HK.
Founder of Capital G Creatives
Featured in British Vogue and Vogue Italia
Revlon’s National Wardrobe Stylist
Global recognition in Glamour UK and Elle Italia
From Seoul, Stylist and Merchandiser at Topman
Selena Gomez, Lily Cole, and Russell Crowe
Salmon Arm to Australia as mega Youtube star
Adidas, NIKE, Arctery’x, Fairmont Hotels, MEC
Creator of The August Diaries lifestyle blog
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.
Nicole "Not Marcy" Robertson has found a position that feeds her need to learn. Running her own media business, Marcy Media, teaches Nicole something new each day and allows her to take risks that fuel her creative spirit.
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.
Maybe you’ve seen his work on the walls of your local Zara store. Or on the mannequins in various BCBG locations. Now you can find the Blanche Macdonald Fashion Marketing grad and Master Visual Merchandiser, Kyle Ziegenhagel creating the colourful and scented displays at LUSH Cosmetics. And not just any LUSH. EVERY LUSH.
Poised, sophisticated and radiating enthusiasm for all things fashion, it’s immediately apparent how Fashion Marketing graduate-turned-instructor Lyndi Barrett became one of Vancouver’s most celebrated Public Relations mavens before she became one of Vancouver’s most influential bloggers.
It’s fitting that we find ourselves at the threshold of a Woodwards building street level storefront. Built in 1903, Vancouver’s historic shopping behemoth sat vacant for a period of nearly a decade before the renaissance of Gastown in 2003.