Discover the stories that make up our Blanche World.
Experience a comprehensive fashion education in the Global Fashion Marketing Program at Blanche Macdonald in Vancouver with ALDO Associate Buyer, Anonda Hoppner!
Kimberly Schmalz is a force to be reckoned with in the fashion world. Her raw ambition and dedication to her craft have led her to success as a stylist and fashion buyer for TV and film.
As one of Calgary’s foremost stylists, Vanessa's done fashion shows with Zeina Esmail and ghost styles for brands like Mark’s and Sport Chek.
Fashion Marketing program grad Andy Wan spends his days fleshing out and perfecting the stories and inspiration behind popular Vancouver jewelry brand, Melanie Auld Jewelry, as their Visual and Multimedia Designer.
“Floor Supervisor, Style Advisor, and Key Holder are all roles I’ve been able to flourish in at The Latest Scoop. And soon, I’ll be able to add Buyer to that list!”
Discovering the fascinating career as a Mechandiser while in Fashion School has led Maria from TOPSHOP to Holt Renfrew in Vancouver and now ARKET in the UK!
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.
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.
Theola Wong's foray into Fashion Design has been a resounding success. With a love for clothing that began early in childhood coupled with the skills she mastered in Blanche Macdonald's Fashion design program, Theola has taken on challenging but rewarding roles at activewear brands like Nike, Adidas, and Reebok. Now she's taking her career into her own hands as a Freelance Creative Director.
Over the course of her fashion career Candice Ho Lem has proven that she is the she's the reigning queen of Minimalistic Styling. With stints at Vancouver's chic One of a Few boutique, Aritzia, and now at major New York fashion brands Candice is a living testament to how far hard work and passion can take you.