Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
International Superstar: Vogue, i-D, Marc Jacobs
Makeup entrepreneur, The Glamoury
Salon owner and Davines West Coast Educator
Owner of Bodega Nails and Blanche Macdonald Nail Studio Instructor
Regional Trainer for Elizabeth Arden
Mexico's go-to Fashion Makeup Artist
Featured in British Vogue and Vogue Italia
Veilance Design Operations Manager, Arc'teryx Equipment
Perfectly suited for a future Fashion Stylist and Costumer for TV and film, Derek Perrett's story seems like something straight from a movie. Small town boy in Alberta packs his bags and moves to the big city to follow his dreams of a life in fashion. Now that he's added photoshoots with stars like Keiynan Lonsdale, Tati Gabrielle and Riley Smith and on set experience on shows like iZombie and The Flash to his resume, it's clear that this move was just what Derek needed.
Driven by a desire to have an impactful hair career, Lara Dillman knew she needed to be where hair could be studied and appreciated. Polishing her professional self in the classrooms of Blanche Macdonald was the first step, perfecting her skills was the next. It wasn't long after that she landed in her first choice position at one of Vancouver's most prestigious salons, BRUSH.
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.
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.
Here at the Blanche Macdonald Centre we think that Toronto Fashion Makeup Artist Blair Petty is a pretty special talent. They feel the same way about our Makeup grad in his new hometown of Toronto too.