Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
Visual Merchandiser at Louis Vuitton, HK.
Revlon’s National Wardrobe Stylist
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
Leo Award nominated Costume Designer
Creator of The August Diaries lifestyle blog
Think working as a wardrobe stylist means a never-ending stream of free clothes and cutting edge looks? For Blanche Macdonald Fashion Marketing graduate and Cross-Canadian stylist Jessica Clark the reality is a little different.
Fashion Marketing Co-op graduate Jake Jang may just be the friendliest head-to-toe-black-clad cool kid you have ever met. He lopes in, a towering silhouette wearing a self-possessed smile and a soft leather jacket that slips down the wide span of his shoulders.
“It was incredible to see Mario’s images when they’d come through for the first time. Soon after I started he shot the cover of German Vogue with Miley Cyrus. It was instantly clear that I was working with someone very important.”
She’ll deny it of course, but Karissa Pukas is a celebrity. Her beauty, fashion and lifestyle YouTube channel, Saturday Night’s Alrite (now known as Karissa Pukas) and its sibling vlog channel, Sunday Morning’s Ok Too, have over half a million combined subscribers.
Three years ago, Sarah Danniels was facing a dilemma about her future. She had earned her degree, travelled around the world and was coming back to Canada less than thrilled at the prospect of returning to the music industry job she’d left behind.
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.
Her social scope reaches as far as the Vanity Fair 'Best Dressed' shortlist, to features in Refinery29 and collabs with Aritiza. Meet blogger, Jill Lanksy!