Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
Jill Bryan wasn’t sure exactly where she wanted to take her career when she graduated from Blanche Macdonald. After weighing her many options she started working as a Makeup Artist at the Absolute Spa in Downtown Vancouver’s Century Plaza Hotel.
Looking around the bohemian chic and retro fittings of Edmonton’s Vanity Corner Hair Boutique, owner and stylist Erin Koslo is fully aware of how far she’s come. Seven years ago the idea of a career in hair had just come to Erin.
It doesn’t take long to be swept up by Leanne Rae Podavin’s enthusiasm for her art. The Vancouver Special Effects Makeup genius has a passion that students at Canada’s #1 Makeup School get to experience on a regular basis.
Kumi Craig makes men look great for a living. As go-to Male Groomer and Celebrity Makeup Artist, she’s the woman Hollywood and New York Agents call when one of their A-list clients have a shoot or event where they need to look their very best.
As Chef d’Atelier at Vancouver fashion label Jason Matlo, Blanche Macdonald Fashion Design graduate Wen-chee Liu takes a hands-on approach with everything her role requires. Which leads to the obvious question, what exactly is a Chef d’Atelier?